These folks don't have to worry about "engine maintenance
in exotic locations." When I stumbled on this sycophantic piece of journalism, I took a moment to decide whether I was jealous of these people and their privleged life style. HOWEVER, after a nanosecond, I started to experience a rising tide of nausea and went back to fixing Pelican's blocked head
. An activity that is a sure cure for nausea. Come to think of it, Mrs Grosvenor might have dropped her 10 caret diamond down there. While I am heading inside - Can I get anyone a cool glass of "Chateau GFC, Schadenfreude, vintage 2008
Below are extracts from a Florida
mullet wrapper circa 2006 Your Yacht or Mine? | Gulfshore Life Magazine - The Magazine of Naples and Ft. Myers
"More typical is the stiff upper lip exhibited by a friend from London who joined David and Lee Ann Lester in Tortola, in the British Virgin Isles. They were enjoying a midnight cocktail when the yacht foundered*
on a rocky outpost, perilously close to a waterfront restaurant. While the crew and some of the restaurant staff extracted the ship
, the Lesters' pal assured his hosts that it only made his vacation
My 2c = Where was the captain
when the behmoth / gin palace "foundered" on the "rocky outpost" off of the restaurant. Maybe he was sipping on a midnight cocktail as well.
*[to founder, verb =
To sink below the surface of the water
: The ship struck a reef and foundered.]
"And it's true that something exciting can happen at any moment. At last year's Bal de la Mer, the annual yacht rendezvous in Monaco, the romance of the tiny principality proved infectious at a gathering aboard Penny and Lee Andersons' 177-foot Trinity yacht, Katharine. In front of a group that included jewelry designer
Michael Beaudry, the Andersons' friend Mark Grosvenor sank to one knee and re-proposed to his wife of 20 years, Melissa, with a 10-carat Beaudry-designed diamond ring. "