Electronic music's biggest names spent the past three days spinning and sunning on HARD's Holy Ship!, an insane cruise from Florida to the Bahamas for 2,500 devoted fans. SPIN's Ian Witlen hopped aboard and captured all the nautical action, from sets by Diplo and Skrillex to the tugboats that gave the ship a nudge when it ran aground. Above, Fatboy Slim welcomes the crowd with a scene straight out of Mission: Impossible - Dance Protocol.
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