Abramovich’s Yacht – Past, Present And Future

November 11th, 2014 by nathan Leave a reply »

This article is about the fleet of Roman Empire – or rather, on yachts, superyachts and megayachts Roman Abramovich. While on this subject quite a lot written and anyone can easily find a lot of articles on the Internet, and any interested knows what "Pelorus" or "Eclipse", we still have decided to touch it and write this review. Reliably known that the first yachts, Abramovich bought were "Stream" ("Flow") and "Sophie's Choice" ("Choice Sophie ") and it was in 1999. They were bought by Berezovsky, and his assurances (Berezovsky) were intended to Putin. Like it or not it actually, we do not know how and do not know them (boats) fate. These were the boats are small, to the class of "super" does not belong, but nevertheless, the beginning of history about Abramovich – shipowner was laid. In 2002, Roman Abramovich gets his first mega yacht "Le Grand Bleu" ("Big Blue"). "Le Grand Bleu" was launched in 2000 Bremer Vulkan shipyard in Germany.

The first owner of the yacht was the American billionaire John McCaw Jr Despite the fact that at the time of purchase of the yacht practically new, Abramovich sends it to the modernization of the shipyard hdw. As a result, Reconstruction, which ended in 2004, has been redesigned interior, and also due to the reconstructed platform at the stern, has increased the length of the boat, reaching an impressive 112.8 meters. The yacht is equipped with 2 engines to 4570 hp Deutz one that allows her develop a cruising speed of 15 knots and a maximum of 17 knots.


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