Russian President Medvedev picks up a $42 million superyacht


What does a Russian President do when he has a lot of money to splurge? He buys a secondhand superyacht to soften the luxury blow. He picked up a 177 feet explorer-style Sirius superyacht that features a whirlpool baths, an artificial waterfall and a cinema that can house 12 guests in its six guest rooms and have a crew size of 12 members. Sold at $42 million, the superyacht also features a deck Jacuzzi that can house six people, aired out sunbathing areas, a gym, a sheltered lounge area and an alfresco dining area for 14 guests and has barbecue functionalities and bar.

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The yacht can hit a maximum speed of 18 knots and run at cruising speed of 15 knots, for a comfortable transatlantic trip. He is said to also receive a presidential upgrade and some Abramovich-style security features for safety.
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[Luxist]