Presenting the largest private luxury yacht built in Britain. The yacht is delivered to the UK’s wealthiest woman, Kirsty Bertarelli. The yacht’s maiden voyage to the Caribbean began.
On Friday, March 2, the 90 meter motor yacht VAVA II left. It went from the Devonport shipyard in Plymouth. The 314 foot superyacht (priced at £100 million) commissioned for former Miss UK. Gift recipient is 40 year old Kirsty Bertarelli. Gift giver is her billionaire husband, Ernesto Bertarelli, 46.
What does Bertarelli do? He is a Swiss pharmaceutical tycoon. The man is reputedly worth £6.8 billion. This wealth makes him the 81st richest man in the world. He is the fifth richest man in the UK. He had megayacht VAVA II built by Plymouth-based Pendennis Plus (formerly Devonport Yachts).
The “big white boat” has many features. For instance, a fold-down beach club, and a pool. The pool can can be varied in depth to cater for guest preferences.
Superyacht VAVA II was designed by Redman Whitely Dixon, with interior styling by Remi Tessier. The yacht is built to SOLAS-36 passenger ship standards and will set a new standard in the charter market for 2012 and beyond.
Kirsty Bertarelli (formerly Kirsty Roper) won Miss UK in 1988 when she was 17. She now lives in Switzerland.
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A well known owner of a Mediterranean yacht charter vessel charges nearly €100,000 per week to rent his yacht, but it is his day job that brings him vast sums of money.
“Basically, if they’re going to pay me the stupid money right now, I’m going to take it,” he admits in the magazine article. “I have to. I mean, it’s not for me. Do you know what I mean? At this point, it’s for my kids. It’s ridiculous, yeah, yeah. But ultimately is it for me? No. No. It’s for the kids.”
Depp has shot to the top of the list of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, thanks to the stellar success of Disney‘s Pirates of the Caribbean movie franchise. While Depp is mum on the size of his Pirates “ransom,” a recent report puts his total take in the $300 million range, due to a gross-profit-sharing deal brokered with Disney. To date, the four-film franchise has tallied $3.7 billion in worldwide receipts, and Depp is slated to star in a 5th installment.
It’s believed Depp’s passion for the sea, and his purchase of a mega yacht charter vessel stems from his years of filming the Pirates movies in exotic locales such as the Bahamas. His yacht, motor yacht VaJoLiRoJa — the boat’s clever name comes from combining the first few letters of each family member’s name, partner Vanessa Paradis, Johnny, and their kids, Lily-Rose and Jack — is a 156 foot yacht of distinctive character, inspired by the classic gentleman’s yachts of the 1930’s.
The lavishly-styled interior evokes the romance and glamour of a bygone era (with a few pirate-themed hints throughout).
Relive the Golden Era of yachting on board a classic yacht this winter. Depp’s yacht VAJOLIROJA is available for hire in the Bahamas or St Martin. It joins another classic-style Caribbean charter yacht, sail yacht GERMANIA NOVA.
In other destinations, classic-styled sail yacht MONTIGNE is available in the Far East, and in the Mediterranean, sail yacht ATLANTIC and motor yacht CHRISTINA O are available this winter. Contact 1-800 Yacht Charters at https://www.1800yachtcharters.com/book-now-contact-us/ to reserve your yacht today.
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The owner of the 72 meter motor yacht TITANIA has announced a unique itinerary, along with a special reduced rate for a two week cruise.
Fusing together Eastern and Western Mediterranean cultures, superyacht TITANIA is set to embark upon a 2-week odyssey from Naples, Italy to Istanbul, Turkey, October 6 to 22, 2012.Charter guests can visit and explore the magical islands of Stromboli, Corfu, Santorini, Crete, Mykonos and Rhodes.
For this special itinerary and these set dates, the owner has reduced the charter price from the published weekly rate of €550,000 per week to €350,000 – a 36% reduction. At 72 meters, M/Y TITANIA is the perfect yacht for extended cruising. With seven stunning staterooms, including two magnificent master suites she comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests in complete luxury.
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