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Update: German Sailor on Drifting Yacht Dead for Only a Week

Day before yesterday, we posted about the body of Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, a German sailor, who had been found adrift on his yacht off the Philippines. The body was a dusty grey in color and the sailor was widely … Continue reading

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Peacemaker & Coronet — Of Cults & Yachts

For the past fifteen years, the three masted barquentine motorsailer Peacemaker has been owned by the Twelve Tribes, a religious community, often referred to as a cult. The 158′ Class A “tall ship” served as floating ambassador for the fundamentalist group, which … Continue reading

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Update: Theories in $10 Million Yacht Capsize

A little over a week ago, we posted about a 90′ yacht, valued at around $10 million, which capsized and sank on her launching in Anacortes, Washington. Since then there has been no definitive determination as to what caused the … Continue reading

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A Year After His Death, Steve Job’s Yacht, Venus, Delivered

More than six years ago, Steve Jobs commissioned a custom yacht from the Dutch shipbuilder Feadship.  Designed by French designer Philippe Starck, the 250-foot yacht, Venus, has been delivered, a year after Job’s death.  Jobs told biographer Walter Issacson, “I know that it’s … Continue reading

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Collision at Cowes – Sailing Yacht Dismasted After Cutting in Front of Tanker

Under the Rules of the Road, sailing vessels generally have the right of way over motor vessels, unless the motor vessel is limited by an ability to maneuver.  Specifically, “small vessels or sailing vessels must not impede (larger) vessels which can navigate only within a … Continue reading

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