A US$ 431 million super-yacht named The Serene, owned by exiled Russian vodka tycoon has docked in Wellington. As it went through Marlborough Sounds at weekend, a designed visit to Abel Tasman National Park coast and Port Nelson has evidently been cancelled.
At 134 metre long, the yacht is longer compared to New Zealand’s 2 navy frigates as well as multi-role ship named HMNZS Canterbury. Reports suggest that it feature an internal pool that carries seawater, 2 helicopter platforms as well as a helicopter hangar. It also has a mini submarine aboard as well as a spot called the ‘Nemo room’ – a glass paneled bulkhead for looking at the beneath of the ocean.
The Serene was docked at Queens Wharf yesterday. Charles Smith, the CentrePort marine services, told that non-disclosure documents suggest that he might not show how long the ship would stay in Wellington. Continue reading “Superyacht The Serene bypasses Nelson”