[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.304) Falkrik Wheel (Scotland): World's first rotating boat lift
(worldkings.org) Falkrik Wheel opened in 2002 as part of the Millennium Link project. On June 09th, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Falkrik Wheel as “world's first rotating boat lift”.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Falkrik Wheel: World's first and only rotating boat lift
(Worldkings.org) The Falkirk Wheel attracts around 500,000 visitors each year. The Wheel has transformed Falkirk into a key tourism destination, with visitors traveling from all over the world to marvel at the working sculpture which combines modern engineering and technology with ancient principles set out by Archimedes more than 2000 years ago.