Tatoosh (yacht)

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In the harbor of La Rochelle

Tatoosh is a 303-foot (92 m) private yacht owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen, who also owns the 416-foot (127 m) Octopus. She is now the world's 38th largest superyacht.[1]


History [edit]

Originally built for mobile phone magnate Craig McCaw, Tatoosh was built at Rendsburg in Germany by Nobiskrug and completed in June 2000.[2] Design and Construction by Kusch Yachts.[3] She was purchased by Paul Allen in 2001 at a reported cost of $100 million.[4]

Docked at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town

Tatoosh was hired for £400,000 by Teodorín Nguema Obiang, the son of Equatorial Guinean president Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, for a Christmas cruise when he entertained rap singer Eve.[5]

Since May 2010, Tatoosh has been up for sale with Fraser Yachts,[6] listed at €125million.[7]

Features and principal dimensions [edit]

Tatoosh's features include:

Principal dimensions [edit]

In the harbor of Valletta, Malta
M.V. Tatoosh[2]
Length92.40 metres303 feet
Beam14.90 metres49 feet
Draft4.30 metres14 feet
Displacement2300 tonnes2260 tons
Speed35 km/h19 knots
Engines2 x 3300 kW2 x 4400 Hp

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