Home » Travel » [VIDEO] One of the World’s Biggest Yachts Sails into Dubrovnik

[VIDEO] One of the World’s Biggest Yachts Sails into Dubrovnik

BLOne of the biggest yachts in the world “Le Grand Bleu” has sailed into Dubrovnik on Monday before heading towards the island of Korčula…

Built in Germany and launched in 2000, Le Grand Bleu is one of the largest private yachts in the world at 113 m (371 ft) in length. The yacht’s former owners include American businessman John McCaw, Jr, who then sold it to Russian businessman and Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich in 2002. Abramovich had the yacht refitted to his own preferences. Abramovich gave Le Grand Bleu to current owner, friend and business partner Eugene Shvidler.

Le Grand Bleu is powered by two 4,570 bhp Deutz engines.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

Swimming Water Quality at Croatian Beaches ‘Excellent’

The latest testing of swimming water quality at Croatian beaches has been completed and it has revealed once again that Croatia remains home to one of the cleanest waters to swim in in Europe. Sea water quality at the nation’s beaches was conducted between 31 July and 11 August 2017. Swimming sea water at 953...

Croatian Names & Surnames in English Form

By Iva Ralica Many names and surnames in Croatia are derived from old Slavic words, with no equivalent in other languages outside its circle. Still, some do have their English form, such as the surname Kovač (Smith) and the name Ivan (John). Others, like Horvat – the older version of the word Hrvat, meaning a...

35 Must-Try Foods When in Croatia

  By Mia. K Croatia offers a wide variety of delicious food options that will leave you wanting more. The diversity in regions means you will be able to experience different specialties all over the country. Here is a selection of 35 foods to try whilst in Croatia. STARTERS / SNACKS   1. Goveđa Juha...

Promoting Croatia Through Edible Art

BITE ART – take a bite of artistic pepper cookies by Ana Šerić, wrapped in a sophisticated frame with artworks of renowned Croatian artists. Artist Ana Šerić has created an interactive souvenir BITE ART which harmoniously unites artistic pepper cookies, a Croatian favourite, with artwork reproductions in an innovative package. The package, on the other...

Pizza in Croatia: 30 Top Places

Where can you get good pizza in Croatia? The answer is all over the country. Rating pizzas are difficult as tastes and styles can be an individual thing. Here is a guide to 30 places all over Croatia, including Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Zadar, Korčula, Osijek, Rab, Šibenik, Brač, Koprovnica, Varaždin and Istria which are...

Croatian Teenager Ivica Zubac Creates Los Angeles Lakers History

Croatian teenager Ivica Zubac has written himself into the record books at legendary NBA club the Los Angeles Lakers overnight. After a record night on Sunday by fellow Croatian and Rookie of the Year candidate Dario Šarić, last night belonged to Zubac. The teenager became the youngest player in Lakers’ history with 25 points in...