Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen is rich, very rich, and he's not afraid to show it. At 416ft long, The 'Octopus' is the world's largest yacht (it's more like a cruise liner) and cost a whopping $200 million.
[The Octopus] has Permanent crew of 60, including several former Navy Seals.It has two helicopters, seven boats, a 10 man submarine and a remote controlled vehicle for crawling on the Ocean floor. The submarine has the capacity to sleep eight for up to two weeks underwater.
On average, owners must spend a minimum of 10 percent of the purchase price every year to keep these yachts in good working condition and cover crew salaries. Therefore “Octopus” which cost Allen US$200 million requires a US$20 million annual budget.
Yachtcrew-cv has a Powerpoint presentation that contains around 50 slides of the behemoth. Sadly there are no internal images of the Octopus. If you haven't got Powerpoint installed on your computer you can download a free viewer here.
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