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Steve Jobs' luxury yacht moors in Mallorca
02 July 2014 @ 10:02

A MASSIVE luxury craft belonging to the late IT tycoon Steve Jobs has been moored at Mallorca yacht club and will stay there until at least next Sunday.

The Venus, a bespoke catamaran created by Jobs to his own specifications, measures 78 metres (253'6”) long and 12 metres (39'0”) wide and full of luxury facilities.

Highly-acclaimed industrial designer Philippe Starcke worked closely with the Apple boss on the yacht's construction, but Jobs never saw it finished or got to sail in it before he died from pancreatic cancer in October 2011.

A year later, Venus set sail for the first time ever from the premises of shipping firm Koninklijke de Vries in the Dutch port town of Aalsmeer.

In Jobs' official biography, author Walter Isaacson quoted the technology giant as saying: “It's possible I might die and leave Laurence [Jobs' wife] with a half-built boat, but I have to carry on. If I leave it, it will be like recognising I'm about to die.”

 

Read more at thinkSPAIN.com



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