Luxury superyacht and cruise liner return to Cork

Luxury superyacht and cruise liner return to Cork
Superyacht 'Air' which docked in Cobh on Tuesday. Picture: Richard Mills

A luxury super yacht has docked in Cork with locals and celeb watchers keen to figure out who is on board the state-of-the-art vessel.

The 265.75ft custom motor yacht 'Air' was built in 2011 by Feadship and last refitted in 2017.

The 81metre luxury motor yacht Air leaving making its way from the Port of Cork past Blackrock Castle on a previous visit to Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
The 81metre luxury motor yacht Air leaving making its way from the Port of Cork past Blackrock Castle on a previous visit to Cork. Picture Dan Linehan

Air's interior layout sleeps up to 12 guests in 7 rooms, including a master suite.

It houses a VIP stateroom, four double cabins and one twin cabin.

The 81-metre luxury motor yacht Air berthed at Horgan's Quay in 2012. Picture Dan Linehan
The 81-metre luxury motor yacht Air berthed at Horgan's Quay in 2012. Picture Dan Linehan

The yacht is also capable of carrying up to 21 crew onboard and features an elevator, WiFi, deck jacuzzi, gym and its own helipad.

It arrived in Cork on Tuesday with celeb watchers on red alert keen to figure out who has chartered the luxury vessel.

Meanwhile, large cruise ship the ‘Independence of the Seas’ berthed in Cobh earlier today.

The gigantic ship is home to its own waterpark, a two story theater, an ice skating rink and a complete conference center.

On the Sports Deck, there is a rock climbing wall, the first ever trampolines at sea, a basketball/football court.

The cruise liner is set to depart Cobh at around 11pm tonight.

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