Steve Jobs’ luxurious superyacht, called Venus, has been launched in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands.
In the biography of Steve Jobs it was revealed that the late Apple leader was working on creating his very own superyacht. Jobs didn’t like the normal yacht designs so he decide to design it himself, creating a super luxurious yacht with French designer Philippe Starck.
Dutch shipbuilder Feadship had built the new yacht for Steve Jobs, and he would sail across the world together with his family.
Unfortunately the ship was not completed before his death last year. Today, more than a year after the death of Jobs, the yacht was launched in the Netherlands at shipbuilder Koninklijke De Vries.
Dutch Apple site One More Thing reported that the ship, christened “Venus”, has officially launched, with Jobs’ widow Laurene Powell Jobs and their three children participating in the event.
The ship is said to be 70-80 meters in length and the exterior is made entirely of aluminum making the ship much lighter than other yachts. A unique feature is the large sun terrace (with Jacuzzi) on the foredeck and the continuous windows in the bow. Behind the portholes are the rooms of the crew. The yacht features seven 27-inch iMacs lined up at the bridge of the super yacht to help run the controls.
Whether the Jobs family will make use of the yacht without Steve Jobs is not known. The yacht is now transported by ship to the United States.