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Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

By Dinh Van, Thanh Tung   October 24, 2022 | 06:38 pm PT
A yacht belonging to property developer FLC that will be auctioned with a reserve price of VND35.75 billion ($1.46 million) has luxury interiors.
Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

On Monday the FLC Albatross yacht, bought in 2018 for VND44 billion ($1.78 million), anchored at a wharf in the Saigon River.

The vessel has a length of nearly 22 m.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

The bridge has a seating area, the controls behind a glass partition and a mini-bar.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

Vo Minh Thanh, 50, who has been its captain for five years, said the yacht has a top speed of 35 knots.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

Next to the cockpit is a galley and a wine cabinet.

The yacht can carry a maximum of 12 people and can be rented for VND20 million for two hours.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

The yacht has four staterooms on the middle and lower decks.

The largest is more than 20 square meters and has a wardrobe, a mini-fridge, a bathroom and a TV.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

The bathroom with ceramic tiles.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

On the top deck is an operating system. There's another one similar inside.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

The sunbathing area on the top deck.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

The crew uses canvas covers to keep the sun out of the sofas and equipment glass cleaners.

"I've been with the yacht since it was shipped," Thanh said.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

In the aft is a seating area, an ice maker and oven for outdoor BBQ parties.

Inside million-dollar FLC yacht awaiting auction

There is a radar for navigation and sonar for detecting fish.

There is space for passengers to sit and fish.

FLC Albatross, built in 2017 in Poland, was seized by lender BIDV recently after FLC failed to repay a loan.

Its auction will be held on November 4 and bidders must put down a deposit of VND3.57 billion, or 10% of the reverse price.

 
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