Posted on January 22, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Last month saw Roman Abramovich‘s wife, Dasha Zhukova, enjoy a winter vacation with the family and friends aboard her husband’s £1.5billion giga yacht ECLIPSE on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy.
Dasha Zhukova with her friend aboard ECLIPSE and Adam Abramovich – Image credit to mirror.co.uk
One of the largest private yachts in the world, the impressive 162-metre ECLIPSE was launched from Blohm & Voss in Germany in 2009. She boasts such innovative features as the arrangement of a generous open loggia, balconies for the guest suites, a futuristic inside submarine hangar and a helicopter hangar. Her superb and breath-taking interiors can comfortably sleep an amazing number of 34 guests in 18 tastefully appointed cabins, including a lavish owner’s suite and 17 VIP suites.
ECLIPSE – Photo by ship and yacht photographer Klaus Kehrls
Roman Abramovich is a Russian businessman, investor and politician, best known as the owner of Chelsea Football Club. His wife, Dasha Zhukova, is a Russian-born businesswoman, art collector, magazine editor, and founder of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and Garage Magazine. They have two children.
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Posted on January 12, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Edinburgh-based author JK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series, has recently bought £22 million Amphitrite. This luxurious 156-foot yacht was originally named Vajoliroja and was owned by the Hollywood actor Johnny Deep.
Vajoliroja in Elba, Italy
Originally launched from Proteksan Turquoise (now Turquoise Yachts) in 2001, the three-deck Vajoliroja received an £8 million makeover by Depp in 2008, and subsequently was sold to an American shipping magnate in 2015. She provides elegant and beautiful accommodation across five lovely cabins. There are also plenty of entertainment options for guests to enjoy, including a great variety of water toys, such as waterski, wakeboard, windsurf, kayak and snorkeling capabilities.
JK Rowling, born 31 July 1965, is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. She represents one of the most successful authors of the modern era and is reportedly worth £580 million.
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Posted on January 4, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Last week in St. Barths, the Caribbean, saw the 40-year-old actor Tobey Maguire join his friend Leonardo DiCaprio aboard the striking 65m mega yacht SEANNA, launched by Benetti in 2011.
Tobey Maguire joining his friend aboard 65m SEANNA by Benetti – Photo by X17online.com
SEANNA boasts modern interiors by Redman Whiteley Dixon, stylishly decorated in white with dark wood cabinets and paneling, with cream carpets and rugs, beautiful contemporary furniture and quality soft furnishings. The accommodation layout consists of 7 lavish staterooms, comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests.
Seanna by Benetti
Tobias Vincent “Tobey” Maguire, born June 27, 1975 is an American actor and film producer who began his career in the late 1980s. Nominated for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards and winner of two Saturn Awards, he is best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy.
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