11/24/2021 at 14:32 CET
The founder of the Galician fashion multinational Inditex wants get rid of one of its mega-yachts. Amancio Ortega It has two luxury boats, one for crossing local waters, the “Valoria B”, the best known in Galicia for its stays in the Ría de Aldán, barely an hour from its base port, Sanxenxo; and the ‘Drizzle’, moored at docks like those in Monaco from where it usually leaves for Mediterranean destinations.
And the latter would be the mega-yacht that, according to the newspaper Expansión, the founder of Zara, has put up for sale. The the starting price would be around 76 million, about 20 less than what he paid by him ten years ago.
According to published information, a Mallorcan company specializing in the luxury yachting sector has started to survey the market for potential buyers of the “Drizzle”, a vessel of 67 meters in length.
The ‘Drizzle’, the yacht Amancio Ortega wants to sell. |
But neither the owner of Inditex nor his daughter, Marta Ortega, the main user of the ‘Drizzle’, will find themselves without a boat to navigate the Mediterranean waters. Ortega has already ordered, via a company in Malta, an ultra-luxury yacht of 180 million euros, information provided by InfoLibre in September.
The ‘Drizzle’ is 67 meters long and 11 wide. It can accommodate 10 people in its five cabins, including two doubles with separate beds, three other singles and the master suite. The vessel is equipped with a dining area in the lower area and on the deck, luxuriously finished lounges and a cinema screen. In addition, it includes a space perfectly arranged for the crew that can be made up of 18 people.
The ship was built in 2012 and has a considerable autonomy in relation to its weight: it can travel without supplies from Galicia to New York, where the nautical distance is less than 4,000 miles, it is the work of the Dutch shipyard Feadship. Its interior and exterior design, in a classic style, was carried out by De Voogt, a traditional firm of naval architects now associated with the shipyard.