He’s got bath in his boat and I’ve got a boat in my bath, so I can’t really see why the world’s media only wants to interview Roman Abramovich. Anyway, here are some more photos (previous post) which I have received of the Pelorus undergoing what look like hull rib repairs, this time in Malta, if we are to judge by the van in the foreground of one of the photos which belongs to prominent Malta-based yacht repair business, Ray Abela and Son:
Meanwhile, today in the Guardian there’s a report by Adrian Levy and Cathy Scott-Clark which constitutes one of the first detailed looks at the bizarre and disturbing way in which Abramovich acquired his billions. There’s more of this coming, and some of it ain’t pretty.
(Paraffin, the 197-footer apparently still owned by Yankee Candle Company founder Mike Kittredge but up for charter at around $350K a season, has been in Barcelona harbour for a while now, but who cares about a yacht which in 2003 only ranked 66th in the world?)
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It’s being refitted in Barcelona harbour.
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In an update, even more Pelorus boato-photos here. This is getting ridiculous, because there’s a rumour going round that the guy
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Roman Abramovich’s Ecstasea in Barcelona harbour
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Go check JP Getty Jnr’s Talitha in Barcelona harbour. It’s a lovely boat, although $315K/week seems a bit steep for someone