Kotor – Citizens of Boka were yesterday able to see in Kotor aquatorium two extremely attractive and unusual mega yachts of which one belongs to world celebrity Flavio Briatore, chief of Renault team in Formula 1. Biratore’s motor yacht Force Blue 62, 3 meters long was tied in Kotor harbor.
Unusual look of that luxurious boat which gives the impression that Force Blue has the intention to go in some research adventure around the world seas is additionally stressed with the fact that on prow deck it has a big elevator with which it can put in the sea a wide range of smaller boats and vessels for enjoyment and recreation.
Characteristic of that steel aluminum yacht which was built in 2002 in a renown Royal Denship shipbuilding yard in Denmark, beside the ultra luxurious cabins and salons in which 12 guests can be accommodated is a mini spa center with vapor showers, Turkish bath, and even a shower gel with healing mud, and there is also an equipped exercise room and a gym, jakuzzi on the deck, and open disco space on the prow.
The yacht of the famous playboy an bon vivant Briatore who at one point received on his boat numerous world beauties such as Naomi Campbell, with the speed of 17 knots is moved by two caterpillar diesel engines of total power of 3.750 kW. Force Blue is 91st on the top 100 list of biggest yachts in the world.
On anchorage in front of Dobrota the sight was beatified by a beautiful old-time engine yacht Thalita G 80 meters long. That super attractive and luxurious boat, which can receive 12 guests is mostly rented by VIP persons from all over the world, and company Marblehead which owns the yacht keeps the names of its customer as top secret.
Thalita G is a boat with rich history. It was built in 1930 in the company Germania Werft in Kiel in Germany by the project of a famous Britain navigation bureau Cox&Stevens under the name Reveler for former president of the American car company Packard Russell Olger.
During the next few decades the owners of the ship changed – all world rich industrials and tradesmen. It got new names, and during the WW II that yacht served even as war ship in the USA Navy. Thalita G from 1942 was a patrol ship in the Pacific in order to get back in 1946 to its original use of a luxurious mega yacht.
Gorgeous old sea lady even today is beautiful and attractive in exterior and luxurious interior, so it is often rented by famous actors, musicians, or rich businessmen. That ship which is 35th on the list of the biggest world yachts was considered to be the most favourite yacht if the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
PEOPLE FROM KOTOR ARE EXPECTING A SAILING HOTEL
Fourth time this season in Kotor one could see at the same time two big traveling ships – cruisers – Portuguese ship Arion and Spirit of adventure which sails under the Bahamas flag. Portuguese ship is a regular visitor of Kotor.
With that ship 178 passengers came to Kotor who visited the ancient town and went on an excursion. Similar program had 340 passengers from Spirit of adventure.
– Along with the yachts, which are in the marina, and about 50 exhibited vessels of the Navigation fair I think that with these two boats we have a beautiful sight of maritime Kotor, which makes this town unique and recognizable, we have managed to definitely position Kotor as a very important destination for navigators in this part of the Mediterranean. With this week continuous post season arrival of bigger traveling ships begins, among which special attraction will be the big cruiser MSC Opera which we expect to be here on September 15th – said director of the Harbor Ljubo Radovic. He added that that will be the third this season sailing in of one of the sailing hotels of he renown Italian company Mediterranean Shipping.
After several hours of staying in Kotor Arion left yesterday afternoon to port Ploce in Croatia, while the Spirit of adventure continued its cruise over the Mediterranean sailing towards the port Valetta on Malta.