Monday, March 05, 2012
My other yacht is Alinghi
However for those in the 0.01% then the question is more likely to be what boat shall we buy this year?
If you are in the billionaires club then you don't want to be stuck with last year's tub at a mere 47m but instead upgrade to something a bit more respectable, as in the example above.
This is America's Cup tycoon Ernesto Bertarelli and his wife, ex Miss UK Kirsty Bertarelli, latest plaything on its way to the Caribbean last Friday.
The Vava II is a six decked yacht and at 96m just over twice the length of the previous one but cost a whopping £ 100 m and just filling her with fuel sets you back £250,000.
Yacht owning is an expensive business.
(*) and are in the northern hemisphere
(**) or whatever you call her
Picture from: Metro news site