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Old 11-27-2017, 10:51 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by Fletcher500 View Post
Reading about, and looking at boats of all types is enjoyable. Arguments can be made against the super yachters such as massive carbon footprints, but they also provide a lot of people with jobs. Good or bad, doesn't matter, is what it is.

I recently read a book called Grand Ambition about the construction of a large Mega. It definitely did not showcase the owners in a favorable light, but an interesting read.
Grand Ambition is a very telling story of the owner but also how sad and desperate the situation at Trinity was. It's also a great example of the danger of dealing with a builder with inadequate capital. A lot of idiocy in it. I felt so bad for the workers who were in such difficult conditions. But lessons learned for buyers of any type boat.
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