Last Update: November 11th, 2018
Lets wish Paul Allen (1953-2018) 祝你一帆风顺 (literal meaning: “May you have smooth sailing!”)
Paul Allen was a philanthropist, investor, entrepreneur, author, Seahawks & Blazers team owner, guitarist, neuroscience supporter, space pioneer & Microsoft co-founder. His estimated net worth of $17.5 billion let him afford some expensive toys.
The megayacht Octopus is calculated up to $200 million. Built by the German shipbuilder Lurssen over several years, it was officially launched in 2003. It is reported that Allen payed approximately $20 million a year (about $384,000 a week) to keep Octopus in tiptop shape.
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Let me wish RIP or… 祝你一帆风顺 (literal meaning: "May you have smooth sailing!") Paul Allen, known as Microsoft´s co-founder and the owner of the megayacht Octopus (126 m / 414 foot) megayacht launched in 2003 by German shipbuilder Lurssen (price $200 million). . He was very interested in war-planes and war-ships of the II world war. His crew discovered i.e. shipwrecks of the "Battle of Leyte Gulf" in Asian waters. . http://en.nauticwebnews.com/12083/lurssen-yachts-octopus-126m/ Use Link in Bio & input Post NUMBER: 🇬🇧12083 . #lurssen #lurssenyachts #octopus #superyachts #megayachts #一帆风顺 #microsoft #RIP #paulallen #yachting
He was very interested in war-planes and war-ships of the II world war. His crew discovered i.e. shipwrecks of the “Battle of Leyte Gulf” in Asian waters.
WW2 Battleship Musashi sank 1944 is FOUND > 1K M deep by MY Octopus Sibuyan sea, bow Chrysanthemum, huge anchor. pic.twitter.com/b9ZMA0icI8
— Paul Allen (@PaulGAllen) March 2, 2015
|Lurssen Yachts "Octopus"|
Espen Øino International
Jonathan Quinn Barnett
|Length / Beam / Draft|
126 m / 21 m / 5,66 m
413.28 ft / 68.88 ft / 16.4 ft
Persons: 26 | Crew: 56
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One of the largest and most spectacular examples of a full-fledged yachting and exploration vessel, 126-meter Octopus is equipped with highly sophisticated technology. Espen Øino International designed the striking exterior with a blue and white hull and superstructure, featuring two helipads and a hangar aft. The superyacht is capable of exploration and scientific research voyages requiring months at sea. One of her key features is an integrated dock for both the principal 20-meter guest tender and two submarines for exploring marine life, one of which is remotely controlled for reaching greater depths. Octopus also houses a professional music studio and a grandiose cinema, created by interior designer Jonathan Quinn Barnett.
|Last Update: 2018-10-16 • 708|