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Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch Enjoying Croatian Holiday

Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch has swung into town on board the 67 metre super yacht Vertigo.

The News Corporation founder was sailing around Croatia’s beautiful Brijuni islands on Saturday before heading towards Rovinj on the northern Adriatic. It is not the first time the 82-year-old has chosen to holiday in Croatia. Last summer Murdoch was ‘charmed’ by Croatia after spending time there in the summer.

Vertigo, which was built by New Zealand company Alloy Yachts and rents out for around 295,000 euros per week, was previously used by Leonardo DiCaprio and has twin C-32 Caterpillar which generate close to 1,044 KW of power each, and enables the vessel to travel at speeds in the region of 20 knots.

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