Here's a video of what the Carnival roller coaster at sea will look like

Named Bolt, the motorcycle-style thrill ride premieres in 2020.

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click to enlarge Carnival's Bolt will take riders along an 800-foot track almost 200 feet above the ocean. - via Carnival Cruises
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Carnival's Bolt will take riders along an 800-foot track almost 200 feet above the ocean.

Hey, y'all, are you bored by quiz show offerings and all-you-can-eat midnight buffets? Well, Carnival Cruises has something up its sleeve to get you jaded sailors excited about oceangoing again: a roller coaster.

Because nothing says "relaxing on the tranquil blue waters of the blue ocean" more than hurtling over the ocean at a speed of your own choosing.

That's right, Carnival's going to let riders choose their own speed. Since humans drinking in the sun all day make nothing but good decisions, this is bound to get interesting.

The coaster, set to debut in 2020 on the Carnival Mardi Gras (which won't sail out of New Orleans, but Port Canaveral) will take riders 187 feet above the ocean on a motorcycle-style thrill ride.

TBH, though, we're disappointed in the name: Bolt.

We would've named it the Poseidon Adventure.

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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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