COMIC Kevin Bridges has revealed he has splashed out on a boat with a chunk of his earnings.
The stand-up, from Clydebank, has taken up sailing while taking a year off from comedy to write his autobiography.
He bought a luxury cruiser and has been on regular trips around Loch Lomond with friends, on one occasion joined by friend and fellow Scots comedian Frankie Boyle.
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Sailing is one of several hobbies the 27-year-old has taken up on his career break.
He said: "I bought a boat and I now listen to the shipping forecast as I am trying to get into the maritime lifestyle. It never really makes much sense to me though.
"I have taken a year off and I just get overwhelmed with boredom. I think I've discovered about 20 new things that I'm not very good at. I'm playing badminton, I go to boxing training and a Spanish class. I'm just chasing some void.
"Once you feel that void, that's when you start writing again."