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Freelance Artist? Wanted Russian Billionaire And His 98′ Yacht Stuck On Beach

Russian Billionaire Beaches Yacht


Fugitive Russian billionaire Sergey Polonsky's 98- Azimut has been beach in Cambodia for nearly a week now. And he doesn't seem one bit bothered by it looking at the photos. 

Being accused of embezzlement of investors in Moscow, he was issued a "red notice" by Interpol and fled to Cambodia which has no extradition treaty with Russia. 

Because the region in Cambodia where the yacht is beached is so small. It's inhabitants not only do not have the required machinery to remove the yacht, the people simply do not know how to. 

So Sergey Polonsky sits and waits for high tide. 

A shirtless Ronaldo enjoys time on a yacht

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo dances to the YMCA on board a yacht in St Tropez

CRISTIANO RONALDO partied shirtless with friends in St Tropez proving he's well and truly over his split from Irina Shayk.

He may have been dumped by the Victoria's Secret model but Ronaldo showed the beauty what she's missing by dancing topless on a yacht.

The ripped footballer put on an ab-tastic display in a pair of tiny yellow shorts.

Sir Phillip Green invited the Real Madrid player to take time out and make use of his stunning yacht.

The Topshop tycoon and his family often play host to the rich and famous.

1 June 2015

  • Paris Hilton and boyfriend Tom Gross on private yacht in Spain.

    Stars turn Ibiza into celebrity hot spot

    From Hollywood to Ibiza, stars have taken over the Spanish island and let loose -- showing off their enviable beach bodies by day while partying in the hottest nightclubs by night.

    Paris Hilton and boyfriend Tom Gross

    Paris Hilton's younger sister Nicky is set to be married this summer in England, but perhaps wedding bells are in the near future for the 34-year-old! The blond beauty couldn't keep her hands off her Swiss millionaire boyfriend Thomas Gross as the duo enjoyed their private yacht in Formentera, Spain on June 9, 2015.


    Us & Star: Rihanna & Leo have hooked up for years, ‘he’s the best she ever had’

    Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio both partied on P. Diddy’s yacht in St. Barts over the holidays. When they got back to Los Angeles, they attended the same Playboy mansion party. There were conflicting reports, but some spies say Leo and RiRi made out and left the party together. God knows Rihanna has bad enough taste in men to make this story plausible. I’d love to see Rihanna put Leo through the wringer. His reputation with women deserves some table turning.

    [From Us Weekly, print edition, February 2, 2015]

    As gross as this sounds, I don’t have trouble believing that Rih and Leo habitually hook up when they’re both single. It’s probably a power thing for both of them. What I don’t believe is that Leo is amazing in bed, but that’s what Star is saying: “Their chemistry is off the charts. Rihanna loves Leo’s attitude about life, and he thinks her laid-back demeanor is irresistably sexy. She says he’s the best she ever had.” Girl, no.

     Putin's spokesman Peskov honeymoons on a yacht chartered for €385,000 per week + vat and APA - Navalny

    Vladimir Putin’s press secretary’s taste for luxury is under the spotlight once again after an opposition leader claimed the Kremlin official was honeymooning on board one of the world’s most expensive yachts.

    Dmitry Peskov was photographed wearing a £400,000 (euro 568,000) watch during his wedding to Tatiana Navka, a figure skater, on August 1.

    Presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov and his wife Tatiana Navka are spending their honeymoon accompanied by their friends at the world's largest sailing yacht Maltese Falcon, which charter is worth 385,000 EUR per week.

    Campaigners ask how Dmitry Peskov managed to hire a yacht on a declared income of £93,000 (€132,000) in 2014

    A very reliable source informed the Navalny Foundation last week that presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov was spending honeymoon with Tatiana Navka off the coast of Sardinia with some of their friends with children in a chartered yacht Maltese Falcon.

    Navalny claims that charter of the Maltese Falcon is worth 385,000 EUR or 26 million rubles per week. This amount does not include the cost of food and entertainment. Being an official, Peskov, who was not previously involved in any business, would have to spend his earnings for three years to pay only for seven days of his stay on board of this vessel.


    Maltese Falcon' the world's largest private sailing yacht Length: 88.00 m (289’) Beam: 12.6 m (42’2”)

    Yacht Charter Accommodation

    Luxury sailing yacht 'Maltese Falcon' provides the following superior Guest Accommodation for 12 guests in 6 cabins. VIP cabin on upperdeck with queen berth. Full beam Master with King berth, a seperate full beam dressing room and private gym on lower deck. Four guest suites that can convert into two enormous VIP suites each with his/her heads. All cabins have King or Queen berths.


    Viktor Medvedchuk new owner of Royal Romance Feadship bought her for 200 millions

    Dolphins play off the bow of superyacht Royal Romance | Photo by Giovanni Romero

    SuperYacht Fan thinks Royal Romance is a replacement of the 2008 CRN yacht Romance, as both yachts have the same R in their logos.

    The 302.17ft, 92.5 m, custom motor yacht 'Royal Romance' was built by Feadship in Netherlands at their Makkum shipyard, (owner LVMH luxury French company ), she was delivered to Medvedchuk in July 2015. This luxury vessel's sophisticated exterior design and engineering are the work of De Voogt, was under construction about four years by one of three most expensive shipyards in the world. The yacht's interior has been designed by Seymour Diamond.

    ROYAL ROMANCE, is registered with IMO number 1012268 and MMSI 319084100. She is currently sailing under the flag of Cayman Islands. Powered by 2 MTU 3,004hp diesel engines and propelled by her twin screw propellers Motor yacht Royal Romance is capable of a top speed of 15 knots, and comfortably cruises at 12 knots. She can carry around 189,500 of diesel on-board in her fuel tanks. Her water tanks store around 55,200 of fresh water.

    Fourteen guests will be easily accommodated on board, as well as a total of 22 crew. She also features the largest pool ever installed on a Feadship, located aft on the main deck.

    Viktor Medvedchuk is an Ukrainian based oligarch and close friend of Russian President Putin who is the God father of Darina born in 2004 daughter of Viktor. He ran the three largest television stations in Ukraine. According to some sources the net worth of Mednedchuk is between US$460 million and US$800 million.
    Currently Medvedchuk is chairman of the pro-Russian political organization Ukrainian Choice and an opponent of Ukraine joining the European Union (but not again the oligarch life). Medvedchuk and his party have marginal popular support in Ukraine.

    Medvedchuk is known as one of the ‘Kiev Seven’ and founder of a Kiev based law firm. The Kiev Seven are a group of very successful businessmen. The Kyiv Seven includes Viktor Medvedchuk, Valentyn Zhursky, Grygoriy and Ihor Surkis, Bohdan Hubsky, Yuriy Karpenko and Yuriy Liakh who died in 2004. K7’s business background began in 1992 through offshore companies, such as Berly Management, New Port Management and Ometa 21st Century National Investment Fund, a multi-profile joint stock company. Its branches included Ometa Trust, Ometa Invest, Ometa Inster and Ometa Private. These entities turned out to have other partners, such as Bohdan Hubsky who used to be the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Ometa Inster insurance firm with Grygoriy Surkis as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The multi-profile company operated on the fuel, oil refining, grain, sugar, steel and other markets.


    Shocking photos of superyacht sinking off of Mykonos, Greece

    Shocking photos show a superyacht sinking off Mykonos, Greece. With clear blue waters surrounding the Greek island, you can see in vivid detail the yacht’s demise.

    The superyacht only sank in Mykonos this morning, and details are still trickling in, but see the photos and videos of the wreckage here first. 
    Yacht Sinking Mykonos Greece 
    A yacht sinking in Mykonos, Greece

    Local news outlet Mykonos Daily is reporting that the yacht ran aground on a reef off of Mykonos near Paraga around 5 a.m. and sank before dawn.

    The yacht, which Boat International estimates to be a Custom Line Navetta 33, is presently in the area between Platis Gialos and Psarrou off of Mykonos. 

    According to initial reports, all of the guests on board were able to escape the sinking yacht unharmed. 

    Picasso painting seized from superyacht in Corsica has been returned to Spain

    A Pablo Picasso painting, which was seized from a superyacht by French customs in Corsica, has now been transferred to a museum in Madrid, Spain.

    The painting is considered to be a Spanish “national treasure” and is banned from leaving Spain. French customs officials confirmed that on July 31 The Head of a Young Woman painting was taken from a superyacht moored off Calvi following “an attempt to export to Switzerland”.  

    A team of Spanish police – accompanied by an art restorer and expert in packaging fine art – have now retrieved the painting from Corsica and brought it to the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. The museum also houses the famous Picasso painting Guernica. Superyacht Adix Spanish banker Jaime Botín who owns the painting also owns superyacht Adix

    A museum spokesperson has said, “The painting will be stored in a warehouse of the museum until we know more about its destiny.” 

    Spanish banker Jaime Botín, 79, owns the painting, which is thought to be worth more than €25 million. He bought the Picasso painting in 1977.

    While the name of the superyacht on which the seizure took place hasn’t been named, it’s thought to be the 65 metre sailing yacht Adix, which was in Calvi at the time.

    There has been a three-year battle between Botín and the Spanish authorities as to whether the artwork, which was painted in 1906, can be taken out of Spain.

    A request in 2012, via Christie’s Iberia, to move the artwork from Spain to London was turned down by Spanish culture ministry because there is “no other similar work on Spanish soil”.

    Botín tried to appeal this decision claiming that as the painting was kept on board Adix, which is a British-flagged yacht moored in Valencia, that it was not technically in Spain. Botín’s lawyers also argued that the work belonged to a company registered outside of Spain, Euroshipping Charter Company LTD.

    Judges turned down the appeal arguing that as per the 1982 Montego Bay Convention “the existence of a ship in a Spanish port, except in the case of military vessels, is subject to Spanish law”.





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