While in St Barth's one New Year's Eve, there was a young Russian who had his guest staying on his yacht. His girl friend grew bored and wanted to go home to shop. So he let her take his plane to fly back to Russia
for a few days. Turns out she had to be shuttled over to St Maarten to take his 767 on a shopping
At the same time Larry Ellison's yacht was there, the Rising Sun a 453 ft motor
yacht with a staff of eight. The word was that you could charter
his boat for $180,000 a week for a party of 10.
I anchored well in front of the Rising Sun which had a 25 ft guard boat circleing all night.