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Steve Jobs' Yacht Seized As Heirs Won't Pay

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Steve Jobs' EUR150mm yacht has been confiscated by a court in Amsterdam following Jobs' heirs decision not to pay the designer of the boat. As Holland's reports, the famous designer Philippe Starck had an 'agreement' with Steve Jobs that he would receive 6% of the price (or EUR9mm) of creating the yacht as his payment for designing the epic 80-meter, 27-iMac-controlled behemoth. Unfortunately, the 'agreement' was not on paper as the two men were 'friends' and so the heirs to Steve Jobs fortune have decided that the EUR6mm that Starck has received is quite enough. The yacht remains moored in the Port of Amsterdam under bailiff control. Must be a tough life eh?


To us - the boat looks a little too 'Lego', but still...




(h/t Peter J. M.)


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Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:36 | 3087094 malikai
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Nice boat. Shame it's stuck in those filthy canals. I'll bet it smells great.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:38 | 3087108 Ruffcut
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Hey where is the story of NRA talk.

Some body actually makes sense and it vanishes. What The Fuck.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:42 | 3087114 Popo
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No written contract?   Sorry Starck, but amateurs don't get paid.  And when you're talking "grown-up money", you need to have a contract.  Now go back to design-fag land and have a good cry.   The Jobs clan is going to rip your balls off, and they won't be wrong.   They should sell it to some Saudi prince anyway.  It's an ugly boat.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:52 | 3087184 fuu
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That thing is longer than the dorms at Foxconn.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:59 | 3087209 john39
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like the pharaohs of old...

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:11 | 3087258 francis_sawyer
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All your yachts are belong to us...

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:15 | 3087280 Manthong
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New owner and designer Philipeepee Starck has commenced a retrofit to the vessel’s control system that  puts all components under the control of 19 Android handsets.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 16:36 | 3088098 FEDbuster
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Zerohedgers are notorious for having bad luck with boats.  Seems like everytime we bring our guns and bullion on board the damn things sink.

BTW that is one butt ugly boat.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:48 | 3087411 caconhma
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This is the new European socialist democracy. Who need a stinky contract anyway? It is just a remnant of an old capitalistic free-market society.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:24 | 3087326 Dr. No
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Dude you are out of line.  If the guy performed services at an agreed upon price he should get paid.  They had a gentlemen's agreement.  Sad those arent honored anymore.  You think they guy should get screwed because he didnt have a peice of paper?  Enjoy your Obamaphone you freeloader.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:50 | 3087436 Harlequin001
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They should honour their fathers agreements. Without him they would be nothing...

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:16 | 3087534 caconhma
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This is EU socialist democracy. Who need a contract anyway? It is just a remnant of an old capitalistic free-market system.

How do you know they had "a oral contract"?  Did you witness it? You see, Jobs is conveniently unable to confirm or deny it.


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:37 | 3087645 Dr. No
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All you lawyer types trying to get something for free.  The boat was not created from an immaculate conception.  Someone actually had to do something.  If there was an agreement between Jobbs, no dought there is an e-mail or two at least.  I am positive this thing was not designed and build via some secret hand shake.  IF the guy legitimately built that boat, he has a lean and a right to be compensated.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:27 | 3087862 caconhma
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The article has said that it was "an oral agreement". Therefore, there are no paper or electronics trails to substantiate the claim.

By the way, you own me $100M per our oral agreement. How soon will you fulfill your contractual obligations?


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:36 | 3087894 Dr. No
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Please show me the object you supposedly produced, valued at $100M, and we can workk a payment plan.  THERE IS A BOAT.

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 06:20 | 3089490 saturn
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Shrimping........ is tough.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 17:15 | 3088267 Urban Redneck
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An oral contract does not imply that there is not also written or electronic documentation as evidence to the terms of the agreement.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 16:21 | 3088055 SmittyinLA
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Maybe they are,  I wouldn't assume the type A micromanager of his entire domain Steve Jobs would allow open ended multi million dollar "gentleman's agreement" for a boat he was working on for decades to be "fixed" by his heirs,  it's not like the builders didn't know he was terminal and could expire at any minute.

Jobs wouldn't do that, I'm sure he prepaid for everything.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:13 | 3087520 Tirpitz
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"If the guy performed services at an agreed upon price he should get paid."

Sure. But: what was the agreement about?? No proof, no money in our modern world. How many companies did Job's rotten company willfully sue into ruin?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:39 | 3087651 Dr. No
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You dont know there is no proof.  I do know the boat is real and someone through the sweat of their back built it.  If some lawyer is able to cheat the boat builder out of his work, it is another tick in the column of the lawyers ruined everything.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:11 | 3087793 Tirpitz
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Agree - there's nothing wrong in paying the builder. Which intimate friend of the Jobs clan Philippe Starck ain't not. He should have known better, after all. When you sleep with the dogs, don't be surprised if you wake up with fleas.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:34 | 3087627 Ballin D
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Cant they both be wrong?

The Jobs' are jewbears for renigging and not paying.

Designer is stupid for not signing a contract and stupid for trying to fight it without having any legal documents to back his case.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:32 | 3087873 Thisson
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There's this quaint little thing called the Statute of Frauds.  You should look into it!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:26 | 3087328 DaveyJones
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assuming evidence, there's a number of legal actions without a written contract 

but it is an ugly boat

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:24 | 3087329 insanelysane
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The heirs are holding out because it didn't come with Google Maps.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:38 | 3087367 reload
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I love boats - but that thing makes my eyes hurt. It does not even look seaworthy, immagine being offshore with a following sea....that fat arse would not make for a comfortable or even controlable ride.

Looks lightly built too, perhaps to enable the chineese galley slaves to work up decent speed with the oars. The portals for the oars are clearly visible just above the waterline, at least the guests on the upper decks will not have to see the rowing slaves.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:14 | 3087527 Tirpitz
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It reminds me faintly of the old submarines from WWI.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 18:39 | 3088564 reTARD
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That thing was made to be sunk.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:42 | 3087398 ShrNfr
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When you are talking about a large quantity of money, you have to be aware of the "statue of frauds". No contract? Too bad.

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 02:27 | 3089374 Brendon Carr
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That Philippe Starck is some kind of "friend", eh, to sue the family in their grief.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:39 | 3087120 Pladizow
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Rotten "Apple" kids!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:43 | 3087142 surf0766
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Or they cut to commercial

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:34 | 3087881 MrPook
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Hey, fuck off, at least we know how to keep our kids safe at school

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:37 | 3087095 HelluvaEngineer
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I'm sure some dumb trendy in Manhattan will buy it.  Surely it's better than every other boat ever designed.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:48 | 3087163 flattrader
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And unsinkable..if ony because as ugly as that boat is, "the Deep" would probably puke it back up if it tried to sink.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:54 | 3087191 malikai
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It's the boat that won't flush!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:23 | 3087319 flattrader
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The embarrasment of having to board that boat is probably what killed him.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:28 | 3087347 Matt
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What's moorage like in Manhatten? For the price, that is alot of square feet compared to a penthouse.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 18:05 | 3088429 Translational Lift
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Boat designers gave up shapes like that in 1904..............

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:37 | 3087096 Kreditanstalt
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All THAT went on your igadget bill, you know...YOU paid for it...

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:37 | 3087097 buzzsaw99
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hideous lines

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:40 | 3087117 allocater
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I guess if you suck on the tit of trickle down you can make any bullshit as long as the rich pay for it.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:41 | 3087131 buzzsaw99
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one would think a dude that rich could afford a french curve

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:43 | 3087135 malikai
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I think it looks alright - in that glass missile frigate sort of way.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:45 | 3087147 buzzsaw99
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probable winner of the next cardboard boat race

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:46 | 3087154 HelluvaEngineer
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It's not designed for speed, but rather for pretentiousness.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:53 | 3087182 buzzsaw99
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the isink lulz

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:04 | 3087234 Kilgore Trout
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You can almost see the seams in the plywood.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:44 | 3087403 suteibu
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Indeed.  One ugly ass boat.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:36 | 3087099 Billy Shears
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Piece of iShit!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:51 | 3087173 ParkAveFlasher
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Is that a row of iMac monitors on the bridge?  That's fuckin ridiculous. 

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 18:12 | 3088462 Drachma
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Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:37 | 3087100 TrumpXVI
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Looks like a Frank Lloyd Wright creation.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:52 | 3087178 Miss Expectations
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I gave you an up arrow...I hate Frank Lloyd Wright designs.


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:14 | 3087186 ParkAveFlasher
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Looks like it could run aground in an office park and not be noticed.

<<edit>> I'm sorry, but a yacht owned by a world-class super-rich industrialist should give my eyes visions of me clad in silk, drinking Dom Perig-non out of a silver goblet, surrounded by the most well-groomed bikini babes in all the south seas, gently mingling about the many gilded staterooms full of the most interesting people in the world, talking oil, and gold, and Rembrandt, and pussy, and how rich I am. 

This, rather, is floating performance review, and worse, one that gives YOUR eyes an "unsatisfactory" rating. 

Fuck you boat, and fuck Jobs' iCorpse, and Happy Christmas ZH.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:05 | 3087766 Freddie
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This "boat" is a perfect candidate for an artificial reef.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:56 | 3087966 TuesdayBen
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The iAsperger

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:37 | 3087103 GeezerGeek
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Maybe John Kerry needs a new boat for his new gig. Can Obama simply confiscate it for him?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:21 | 3087309 insanelysane
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Kerry buys them from New Zealand and "parks" them in Rhode Island because it is the one thing not taxed in Rhode Island and the Massachusetts' taxes make his wife hurt in the wallet.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:38 | 3087107 Ocean22
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Apples don't fall from the tree I guess. Bloody ugly boat too. Gezz. What a waste of money.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:38 | 3087111 GraveyardSpiral
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Aah, First World I love thee...let me count the ways:

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:41 | 3087115 BlueStreet
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EUR6mm for designing a pile of shit. Not bad work if you can get it. Makes a house boat look sexy. 

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:39 | 3087119's picture

Yachts are not supposed to be simple looking...

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:49 | 3087124 Mercury
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Yikes. what a scow! (Iscow)Looks like a sightseeing tourist boat on the Seine.

I'd be afraid to sail that thing outside of a duck pond.

What the hell does Philippe Starck know about boats anyway?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:51 | 3087172 malikai
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I can't say what he knows about boats, but I'm sure he's learning a whole lot about the importance of proper contract negotiation right now.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:40 | 3087127 Quinvarius
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It looks like a Star Destroyer with a Japanese Shito Shrine on top of it. 

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:41 | 3087134 SilverDOG
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Yes ! 

A Feng Shui NIGHTMARE !! 

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 18:58 | 3088622 Freddie
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Office building in Menlo Park or Palo Alto.


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:41 | 3087128 SilverDOG
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Fugley boat.


Who are Stevie's greedy little bastards?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:41 | 3087133 Payne
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I would want a refund from the designer.  Yuck.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:42 | 3087137 Seasmoke
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Are you people crazy , do you know how expensive Legos are nowadays ?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:44 | 3087143 dark pools of soros
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why not all made of gorilla glass and go for the floating iceberg look?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:44 | 3087146 mrktwtch2
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the estate says its an a ugly can

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:45 | 3087149 Rusty Diggins
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Now that's something an ole pirate can get behind.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:44 | 3087150 Mr. Lucky
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Ugliest house boat I have ever seen.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:45 | 3087152 Ralph Spoilsport
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The hull looks like an old dreadnought. The superstructure looks like a houseboat. Fail.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:46 | 3087158 stormsailor
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beautiful ship,   /es breaks 1416 we could be in for a fun time.  and its getting close.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:48 | 3087161 Mad Muppet
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Japanese-Techno-Box, methinks. What a soulless piece of crap that thing is.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:48 | 3087164 Dr. Engali
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I say let them keep it. It's clear that Job's sense of style only applied to phones.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:51 | 3087169 Spastica Rex
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My hero!

RIP, greatest man EVER. The Jesus of our age. Consume, and be born again!

Fuck you, Dutch people - your golden age ended centuries ago. Ha, ha!

edit: Frank Lloyd Right is cursing from his grave - for real.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:51 | 3087175 IridiumRebel
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A blasted U-boat looks nicer than that iBoat............

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:51 | 3087176 dumpster
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for those who can hardly afford a little rubber pool //

and a rubber ducky.. and live in small 2100 sq ft ugly houses.. to make comments about ugly is looking streight in the mirror

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:54 | 3087187 Spastica Rex
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Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:57 | 3087205 Mike in GA
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I can't afford it but I still know it's ugly.   

If I could afford it, it would still be ugly.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:01 | 3087216 Dr. Engali
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I may be ugly, but I know how to spell straight.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:08 | 3087242 FoeHammer
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lol. Your comments always make me laugh Dr.    


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:53 | 3087185 Uncle Remus
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Looks like an "Imperial" cruiser.

"I can't get nooo, satisfaction."

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:54 | 3087194 strangeglove
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Maybe he can design our Deathstar it goes out for bid next week. And we won't be needing a signed contract as all involved will be liquidated on launching. Bitchez!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:00 | 3087211 CheapBastard
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"Let the games begin!"


Ceasar Augustus

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:01 | 3087212 falak pema
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That boat is so square it would make Oscar Niemeyer wet  from distress in his curvaceous grave! 

Starck is man who is true to his name! Starck naked of all graces! 

I would say to them we split that boat down the middle and you pay me 5% for proposing that easy and aesthetic solution out of court.

WHere's my cut damn it!  

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:00 | 3087213 Body of Lies
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Life is so tough at the top

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:01 | 3087217 FrankDrakman
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That ugly boat looks like it was designed to sink with all of Jobs' PMs and guns aboard.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:01 | 3087218 dirtyfiles
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very symmetrical paddles holes as one would expect from ***holes

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:02 | 3087219 tickhound
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The Ugliest thing on the water I've ever seen.


As if the world needs MORE examples of a Jerry Jones monument to himself.


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:02 | 3087221 djsmps
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Butt ugly.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:02 | 3087223 americanspirit
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Seeing this monstrosity makes me wonder exactly how much credit Jobs should be given for being a visionary. Can you imagine that thing in 20' seas with a stiff gale blowing?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:07 | 3087240 Ralph Spoilsport
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Even without sails, this thing looks like a broach waiting to happen Caine Mutiny style.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:03 | 3087227 Oldwood
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It obviously is not easy to be different yet better than everyone else.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:04 | 3087232 Conax
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Leave it to a technogeek to dump 100 million into a yacht and have it turn out looking like an office building by the shore.  Gross. 

No respect for shipbuilding traditions at all.  I wouldn't want to get caught out in a storm on that barge.

I read somewhere the pilot house controls are nothing more than 7 imac computers.

Check out the Fleming boats- When I hit the lotto here's where I will shop-

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:04 | 3087233 DeadFinks
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This is how singles who make over $200k/yr and couples who make over $250k/yr roll./

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:05 | 3087238 Meatballs
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Fugly come to mind. Money doesn't equal taste- never has, never will.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:07 | 3087239 yogibear
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Some wealthy guy in China will buy it. Just to say he own's Steve Job's yacht.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:11 | 3087261 michael_engineer
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I'd bet if you were on it, the lines and looks would be very aesthetic.

The lines of construction look linear over long reaches and that probably made for excellent bang for the buck and ease of design in ways.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:11 | 3087265 alfred b.
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     Me thinks it looks a lot like a submarine...just once down, don't let that ugly bucket surface again!

     It's got about as much charm as an frn.


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:18 | 3087291 bmusic
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'Mo money, 'mo problems.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:21 | 3087311 DavosSherman
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MF Global's Jon Corzine loved Laurene Powell-Jobs when she worked for Goldman Sachs.

A vampire-squidite loved by Mother Fucker Corzine fucking over a friend with no written contract.  Shocker.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:26 | 3087327 Racer
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Would you pay for a design like that???? Some friend!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:28 | 3087346 waterwitch
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Is it any wonder why the boat designer won't be getting paid?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:27 | 3087348 Yen Cross
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Who built that thing? Houseboats "R"Us?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:30 | 3087356 waterwitch
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I can see the name on the back: iFuck

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:34 | 3087368 TideFighter
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Only fitting that the iBoat would have no "flash"!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:34 | 3087373 Dangertime
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So now a Government can hold property based on the allegation of a "verbal agreement"?


I think this is more about Governments confiscating property, on the flimsiest of pretexts.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:39 | 3087383 linrom
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How delusional Jobs could get: he builds himself a yacht when he was terminally ill? I bet he donated $.02 over his entire life to St. Jude Children Hospital?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:38 | 3087386 EmmittFitzhume
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What an ugly piece of shit

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:42 | 3087399 NooooB
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Faith restored in crazy ZH-ers! Upvotes to all who recognize that this boat was clearly designed by someone who hates boats. You can be conservative, liberal, a gun nut, or a tree hugger, gold crazy , or a troll.

The only thing that really crosses the line for me is someone who doesn't get what a boat is supposed to look like... That is truly off the range..

Just like all other apple products; an example of obsession with design screwing up the true potential of the function. They should be forced to park this piece of shit in front of the apple main office. And have their design staff act out scenes from the Titanic movie as this "ship", goes down with the stock..

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:43 | 3087400 toomanyfakecons...
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A little off topic, but is anyone else watching the Sandy Hook Hoax videos on YouTube?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:51 | 3087439 NooooB
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A "little" off topic??? WTF?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:48 | 3087421 waterwitch
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The anchor looks nice at least.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 13:50 | 3087428 Likstane
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I wouldn't fish for cod in the Bering sea off this shitbox.  WB7 can't even make this catastrophe look worse.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:11 | 3087514 trichotil
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cheap jews wont pay up?!? shocking!!!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:15 | 3087528 Old Poor Richard
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Jobs' heirs proving that being an asshole is an heritable trait.  Hope it gets sold at a lienholder's auction for 4 million, 3 for the designer and 1 mil left over to split among the greedy shitheads.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:31 | 3087614 Whoa Dammit
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Maybe BFI will buy it & retro fit it. It'd be a great garbage scow. They could name it iTrash.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:40 | 3087660 Jake88
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enquiring minds need to know

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:42 | 3087669 Rustysilver
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So is this the copy of Bill Gates boat?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:51 | 3087701 yellowsub
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For his sake, hope it's not Siri controlled...

Considering the circumstances that doesn't matter.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:01 | 3087754 Freddie
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Which Siri?   Tom "Cruise" turkey baster child is the boat captain?

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:02 | 3087749 Freddie
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Those gun banning f***ing scum in Hollywood can always use this POS "boat" for a remake of the "classic" Houseboat with Fairy Grant and Sophia Loren.

Damn she was hot.  I bet even Fairy Grant got wood with her.

God that iBoat is a real POS.  My guess is Phillippe Strack probably did design it because it is so damn ugly.  Built with Chinese slave labor money.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:07 | 3087778 ceilidh_trail
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I think I see ananonymous holding the oar in portal #3!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:39 | 3087912 Sokhmate
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dies ist nicht Das Boot

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 15:49 | 3087946 Barry McBear
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You can't fault the designer for not getting anything in writing (not even an E-mail). He had no reason to believe his "oral contract" wouldn't be fulfilled. Jobs death was so sudden and unexpected it caught everyone off guard!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 16:07 | 3088003 Ljoot
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Bill Gates has DOS Boot.


Fri, 12/21/2012 - 16:10 | 3088006 robertocarlos
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I swear to G-d that I did not know who Steve Jobs was when I read the headline.  I thought he might be related to the Apple guy though. History will forget almost everyone.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 16:15 | 3088022 Doomer
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Looks like a shaved Imperial Battlecruiser!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 16:42 | 3088133 Mamzer Ben Zonah
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Starck thought Jobs was his FRIEND?

No such thing in Steve's world.

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 18:06 | 3088431 Sylvia Plath
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Douche spoiled iChildren

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 03:36 | 3089428 theprofromdover
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Monsewer Starck is a commercial architect designer, works on very large commercial and exotic projects all around the world, with very serious, business-like clients. There is no way his office would allow him to do anything if the fee agreement was not watertight. Unless he was doing this as a freebie for a friend.

I seriously doubt he was the boat 'designer', more like the stylist on top (that is why it looks like a barge not a boat).

Sat, 12/22/2012 - 16:46 | 3089969 rufusbird
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Now we know what happens when you hire a brick layer to design a boat.

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