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Chupa Chups Billionaire’s Superyacht Spotted Off Cobh

9th June 2024
The 81m yacht Air
The 81m yacht Air was commissioned in 2011 by confectionery magnate Augusto Perfetti Credit: YachtCharterFleet

A superyacht that belongs to a real-life ‘Willy Wonka’ has been spotted at anchor off Cobh in Cork Harbour on Sunday (9 June), as Cork Beo reports.

The 81m vessel Air was commissioned in 2011 by Augusto Perfetti, replacing an identical vessel that was snapped up by a Russian oligarch before the Chupa Chups billionaire ever sailed it himself.

There’s no guarantee that Perfetti himself is aboard the Maltese-flagged yacht, which is available for charter — as a hefty price tag of nearly one million dollars a week.

But the 77-year-old is known by locals to enjoy a round of golf at any number of courses in Cork and Kerry, to which he can fly directly from the deck of Air by helicopter.

Cork Beo has more on the story HERE. Team

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