Motor Yacht + 100 m
Wednesday March 29, 2017


Motor Yacht - Octopus - 126 m - Lurssen - 2003
She is owned by Paul Allen who is the Microsoft co-founder who also owns Tatoosh. Octopus boasts two helicopters (one in front and one on the back),

7 tenders on board including a 63-foot (19 m) tender docked in the transom. The super yacht also has side hatches at the water line that form a dock for jet skis, two submarines: one operated by remote control for studying the bottom of the ocean and a pool which is located aft on one of her upper decks.

Shipyard : LURSSEN
Built : 2003/2008
Length over all : 126.20 m
Beam : 21 m
Draft : 5.66 m
Cruising speed : 17 kts
Crew : 57
Guests : 26 in 41 suites
Owner : Paul Allen, USA
Comments : Photo date: 19th September 2006, IYCA, Antibes France



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Questions of the Month

- Why an additional paragraph social media policy should be added to the crew contract ?

- Why many experienced captains are never given a chance to get a position on a 30+ m ?

- What is really covering your yacht crew member insurance ?

- During the season, is there enough time for safety drills and training ?

- Can Captains count on duty crew members at dock in case of emergency ?



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