Several people asked if the boat really exists or not. My research indicates that it really does exist, or at least it is a real design, in search of someone to order the first one. I would expect, that given the interesting look, some billionaire out there somewhere will want to add it to their collection.
Here’s a couple of links to websites with additional information:
I had to dig a bit to find the estimated cost: $150.8 million. I don’t know whether or not this includes the optional am/fm radio.
On a more relevant note…
The spare parts for Sans Souci have now departed Seattle and are somewhere in the middle of the Pacific. They are estimated to arrive in Japan around March 7th. In other words, all is looking good for an on-time departure for the GSSR 2010 in mid-April!
Nordhavn 68, Sans Souci
http://www.lulu.com/kenw (my books)