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Largest sailing yacht in the world at the necklace placed in Gibraltar

Largest sailing yacht in the world at the necklace placed in Gibraltar

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The largest sailing ship in the world is in Gibraltar, with the chain laid. That have the authorities of the British overseas territory on Monday confirmed.

Why would disagreement over the payment. There would still be an expense of 15 million euro open.

The by the famous Frenchman Philippe Starck-designed yacht, built at a shipyard in Kiel, was on his way to Spain for the official transfer to the Russian billionaire Andrei Melnitsjenko. His spokesman let us know that there are still some questions are to answer. “We are confident that the seizure in the coming days will be terminated and this nasty episode is over”.

The yacht is 143 meters long and the mast is 90 metres high. The sail area is over 3700 square meters, or half a football pitch. There is mention of a purchase price of approximately 400 million euros. The ability of Melnitsjenko is estimated at 8 billion.

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