Think you can't afford a yacht? Think again

Story about owning or renting a yacht.

Source: https://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/story/life/2014/07/25/hudson-valley-connoisseur-yachts/13183943/

How to Keep Yachting Expenses Manageable - Wealth Matters - The New York Times

Even the most passionate boating enthusiast looks for ways to cut expenses, which is hard to do while burning 100 gallons of fuel an hour.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/01/your-money/how-to-keep-yachting-expenses-manageable-wealth-matters.html

What owning a yacht is really like - Business Insider

Owning a yacht certainly sounds like a dream come true. And once you think you have enough money, you might want to make that dream a reality. But owning a yacht isn't all it's cracked up to be. Here are some disappointing photos to prove it.

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/what-owning-a-yacht-is-really-like-2018-10

Can I Afford a Super Yacht?

Buying the vessel is just the beginning – then you have to pay for the crew, mooring and all those 'obligatory' toys....

Source: https://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/082015/can-i-afford-super-yacht.asp

Seeing a Supersize Yacht as a Job Engine, Not a Self-Indulgence - The New York Times

Dennis Jones, owner of a superyacht that helped save a shipyard, says the spending that goes with a lavish lifestyle can do as much good as charity.

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/26/your-money/seeing-a-supersize-yacht-as-a-job-engine-not-a-self-indulgence.html

Cybercrime on the high seas: the new threat facing billionaire superyacht owners | World news | The Guardian

Buyers at London superyacht conference shown the ease with which hackers can take control of vessels – and even procure private photos

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/05/cybercrime-billionaires-superyacht-owners-hacking

Inside a Russian Billionaire's $300 Million Yacht

The "A", designed by Philippe Starck, arrived in San Francisco in September after making stops in Alaska and Seattle. WSJ took an exclusive tour of Andrey Melnichenko's 394-foot mega-yacht in 2010. Photo: AP

Source: https://www.wsj.com/video/inside-a-russian-billionaire-300-million-yacht/B91C478A-E6BB-4FCA-BD8C-61A1E79AB0B0.html

Microsoft co-founder's yacht tears up protected coral reef in Cayman Islands | US news | The Guardian

Paul Allen’s 330ft vessel destroys 80% of reef in protected zone, embarrassingly so as Allen’s foundation supports marine conservation

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jan/28/microsoft-co-founders-yacht-tears-up-protected-coral-reef-in-cayman-islands-paul-allen

Steve Jobs' Yacht Revealed, Christened 'Venus' [VIDEO]

Steve Jobs' yacht was unveiled on Sunday. The unusual boat designed by Jobs and famed minimalist designer Philippe Starck was christened "Venus."

Source: https://mashable.com/2012/10/28/steve-jobs-yacht-revealed/

Modern yachts are indeed connected — and vulnerable | Kaspersky Lab official blog

Yachts have the same problems as other connected devices: They are vulnerable because of developers’ lack of expertise in information security.

Source: https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/yachts-vulnerabilities/21576/