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The world’s largest privately owned yacht sailed into Cork harbour yesterday. The majestic Eos is named after the ancient Greek goddess. Owned by American media and television executive Barry Diller, the Eos is is a three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner. It is 93 metres long, weighs 1,500 tonnes and its three masts are 61m high.

Eddie English saw her quayside in Cobh yesterday and posted this video:

Meanwhile a second Superyacht is calling to Cork this afternoon, the ‘Galileo G’. It is a 55m Perini Navi ice class steel displacement hull built in 2011, British flagged and has accommodation for 10 guests and 12 crew. It is powered by two caterpillar engines with a cruising speed of 11 knots giving it a range of 9,000 nautical miles.

The hull design is from Philippe Briand and the exterior design is from the Vitruvius series. 

‘It is great to see boats of this calibre now becoming regular visitors to the area', said Kinsale based John McDonald of MGM Boats.

Published in Cork Harbour
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