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164-Foot Yacht Starfish Regenerates

Steel and aluminum yacht Starfish is being rebuilt after a fire.

February 4, 2013

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Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of a starfish is its ability to regenerate pieces of itself after a traumatic experience (i.e., losing a limb). Courtesy McMullen and Wing

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In a way, that is what yacht builder McMullen & Wing hopes for its Starfish, a 164-foot steel and aluminum yacht that caught fire in its Auckland yard last summer. Courtesy McMullen and Wing

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The yacht suffered extensive damage to her superstructure, but much of the after section was completely unscathed. Courtesy McMullen and Wing

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McMullen and Wing is seeking a new owner to financially back the final 18 months of construction on this three-year build, which can be completed “at a substantial discount.” Courtesy McMullen and Wing

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This article appeared in the “Currents” section of the February 2013 issue of Yachting. Courtesy McMullen and Wing

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