Other boats…

On our way from the marina in Nassau back to Bottom Harbor south of Rose Island, we were treated to an afternoon race of the Bahamian Sloops that I mentioned yesterday.  To be very technical about it (and I KNOW I’d disappoint some people if I wasn’t very technical about it!) they are not sloops, but rather cat boats–sailboats with a single mast and a single sail set on a boom.  But no matter what you call them they are pretty…

From another world completely, anchored off Rose Island, is the Cristina O, that’s “O” as in Onassis…

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At 315 feet long, she is 31st on the list of largest private yachts in the world. Look very closely at the picture and you will see the little tiny people on deck.  She is available for charter at about $560,000 a week. She has 13 cabins, so that works out to $6000 per cabin per day. For your trivia of the day… In the ship’s bar the stools are covered with leather made from whale penis.  There is lots more interesting stuff to know about this ship’s history if you look it up on Wikipedia.

We are tucked into Bottom Harbor safely anchored to wait out the weather for a few days.

 

 

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One Response to Other boats…

  1. jdkinney08853 says:

    Is general plan still in place, as for eastern Carribean? Any broad guess as to hoped for timing?

    Jim

    James D. Kinney, CFP®Financial Pathway Advisors, LLCBridgewater Cranbury FlandersWeb: http://www.financialpathways.netPhone: 866-635-8518 Ext 701 Quote of the month: “Our plans can only be achieved through the vehicle of a plan in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must aggressively act. There is not other route to success.” – Pablo PicassoFinancial Pathway Advisors LLC is a Fee-Only Registered Investment Advisor in the State of New Jersey. Investment advice is offered to residents of NJ only, except where permitted by state and federal regulations. Investment results and strategies are not guaranteed by the FDIC and investments can lose money. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

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