'Super yacht' causes stir in Belfast

Published Monday, 18 August 2014
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A multi-million pound 'super yacht' owned by a Swiss entrepreneur has berthed at Belfast Lough and has been causing quite a stir.

The luxurious boat, called Vive La Vie, has just arrived in Northern Ireland.

It's 60 metres long and inside its gleaming white exterior it's kitted out with cutting-edge features including a dazzling staircase, glass elevator and beautiful areas to relax and lounge around.

The yacht is owned by businessman Willy Michel - whose company Ypsomed develops insulin pumps for treating diabetes - and is understood to be worth hundreds of millions of pounds.

While Belfast is a city with a rich maritime history, this particular ship has been attracting much attention during its stay, bringing a touch of opulence before it leaves to cruise the world.

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maybe someday? in ards wrote (98 days ago):
what a beautiful boat, its a joy to see boats like this coming to Belfast, hope to see lots more? good luck to the owner wish it was me.
ann in belfast wrote (99 days ago):
does he need a cleaner..lol.
Brian in Belfast wrote (99 days ago):
Good Luck to him.
James in Comber wrote (99 days ago):
Beautiful boat inside, had the pleasure of a tour.
Jack in Belfast wrote (99 days ago):
niiiiiice boat. But can he catch a 35 kg Haddock with that? Hmmm?
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