World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #24: Ecstasea
Roman Abramovich (see Pelorus, no. 9) and his wife of 16 years divorced earlier this year. How does this impact his yacht? Well, according to Russian law, all property a couple acquires using common income during their marriage must be split 50-50. That means Irina could very well cruise aboard this Feadship, which, like the rest of the Abramovich fleet, is surrounded by secrecy and, of course, rumor; in the latter case, the yacht is said to have some former British Special Air Service personnel among the crew.
Y: 2004; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt International; H: steel; E: unknown
This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.