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Steven Spielberg loses luxury ark to crusade for blockbuster temple

The director has sold his 86m superyacht for a 109m replacement at a time the industry is booming

Scott Carpenter

Steven Spielberg has sold his superyacht, Seven Seas, after listing it earlier this year for $158m (about R2,4bn). 

The new registered owner of the yacht is Zekelman Investments, an entity linked to Canadian steel billionaire Barry Zekelman. A broker involved in the deal declined to disclose the sales price. 

Built for Spielberg in 2010 by Dutch firm Oceanco, the 86m vessel has teak decks, a lift and accommodation for 20 guests and 28 crew members. The billionaire Hollywood director is likely making room for his new yacht, a 109m boat also being constructed by Oceanco...

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