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This $12 million yacht looks like a spaceship and can cross the Atlantic twice on a single tank

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Posted By: bad-hair, 4/30/2020 12:09:12 PM

Some people can't simply settle for a regular, run-of-the-mill superyacht like all the other millionaires and billionaires — they need something a bit flashier to set them apart from the crowd.

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140 feet ? Let's see how fast and efficient it is in a (moderate) winter North Atlantic 35 foot sea. Just a bit of a fun post tho. Let's give Greta another green ride.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts 4/30/2020 12:26:24 PM (No. 396492)
Year, but is it seaworthy?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: RuckusTom 4/30/2020 12:28:05 PM (No. 396494)
One sentence.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man 4/30/2020 12:28:20 PM (No. 396495)
Try docking that thing. I had a trawler for a while and it was a bear to put in the slip, especially if there was any wind or current.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 4/30/2020 12:43:47 PM (No. 396513)
A more informative article would have given the top speed.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Newtsche 4/30/2020 12:49:56 PM (No. 396518)
For $12M I'd want to feel less cramped.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator 4/30/2020 12:50:18 PM (No. 396519)
Was out off Boston fishing one day, it was foggy and flat water about 7mi offshore, heard this godawful sound coming towards us, out of the fog on full plane going like a BOH was this thing. It was wild https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/the-superyacht-directory/octopussy--46263
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Reply 7 - Posted by: hershey 4/30/2020 12:57:00 PM (No. 396531)
Yep, I guess 4,000 gallons of gas would do the trick...And I sure don't want the stateroom that is crowded up in that narrow prow....definitely not for us little peons....
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JediJerry 4/30/2020 12:58:33 PM (No. 396532)
Kind of looks like the supersonic Concorde jetliner. I'm sorry, but I couldn't afford the maid service on that boat.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: kono 4/30/2020 1:03:13 PM (No. 396539)
#2 one way to satisfy the strict 100-word limit when the interface won't simply clip the intro text for you.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: ladydawgfan 4/30/2020 1:11:24 PM (No. 396550)
Claustrophobic!!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: gymnast 4/30/2020 1:18:11 PM (No. 396557)
Seaworthiness in the inevitable storm? Must dock stern first to access.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: stevendm 4/30/2020 1:26:16 PM (No. 396564)
Commissioned in 2012 for at least $20 million, it's now on sale for $12 million. What a great in vestment.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: stevendm 4/30/2020 1:26:20 PM (No. 396565)
Commissioned in 2012 for at least $20 million, it's now on sale for $12 million. What a great in vestment.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DVC 4/30/2020 2:01:48 PM (No. 396610)
I sure wouldn't want to cross the Atlantic in that. It would likely break up in heavy seas, and certainly be swamped a lot of the time. Long, thin ships like that, designed for speed, are like Destroyers, only that bow is very, very much worse. You need enough flotation forward to raise the bow as you head into a wave or you just punch in, and the wave washes over the boat. My father, on aircraft carriers in big storms commented once that "the destroyer crews should get dolphins, they spend so much time submerged in a big storm".....referring to the dolphin badges that denote a submariner in the USN. I guarantee that this long bow would produce the same result, and I wonder if the boat would survive it or break up or founder. HUGE loads to go through giant waves rather than float up over them.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: DVC 4/30/2020 2:04:55 PM (No. 396615)
Wow, #6, 40 kts....that's much faster than WW2 PT boats. Not going to get much fuel economy on that one.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: DVC 4/30/2020 2:07:27 PM (No. 396616)
#12, a well known boat owner's comment. "The two happiest days of a boat owner's life are the day he buys the boat, and then the day he sells it." And the corollary is, "A boat is a hole in the water where you throw all your money."
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 4/30/2020 2:10:23 PM (No. 396620)
And $12 million is a yacht, not a superyacht. IMO, the superyacht market starts about $50 or $100 million and runs way up from there. Some have 40 or 50 crew required and cost $250 million or more.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: chumley 4/30/2020 2:20:04 PM (No. 396634)
That's a beautiful machine. I think I'll run down to my friendly yacht dealer and pick one up. How much can I get in trade for my 50 year old 14 foot row boat? I'll throw in the trailer.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: 67cj5 4/30/2020 3:45:31 PM (No. 396724)
Didn't Green Peace run one of those things under a whaling boat a few years ago?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Strike3 4/30/2020 4:12:31 PM (No. 396756)
I'm normally satisfied with what I can find in my own backyard but... I want one.
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