$1.5 Million Yacht Plunges Nose-First Into the Ocean

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Yes, this picture is real. It's of a $1.5 million yacht falling off its sling while being loaded into a cargo ship for delivery in Dubai. If you didn't notice, yes, there's a dude going "oh shit" on the back of the boat as it goes down, to give you a sense of the size of the 55-foot vessel (he was fine). Hit the jump for a sad view of the aftermath.

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Illustration for article titled $1.5 Million Yacht Plunges Nose-First Into the Ocean

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This is why boatyard ownership and management is so stressful, even if it looks pretty laid back when you're hanging out at the marina. Somebody's insurance is going up up up!