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Dumping yacht pre-divorce?

Rupert Murdoch found a buyer for his $29.7 million sailboat less than four months after announcing it was for sale.

The deal was completed shortly before Christmas by Alex Lees-Buckley, a broker in the Monaco office of Camper & Nicholsons, according to the listing.

The sale of the 183-foot sail ketch, though around the time Murdoch filed for divorce from his wife of 14 years Wendi Deng, was unconnected to the split, according to The Telegraph.

At the time it was listed, one yacht broker told CNBC: “Rupert works all the time. He loves the boat, he loves to sail, but he doesn’t really use it much.”

Rosehearty was marketed as a “majestic” sailing yacht, built in 2006 by Perini Navi, the Italian shipyard. Her interior is designed by Christian Liaigre, the French designer, with space to sleep 12 guests.