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Superyacht Squeezes Under Bridge with Just Inches to Spare


There are a lot of superyacht shipyards in the Netherlands, and some are located so far inland that getting the latest build to the sea can be extremely challenging.

Earlier this month, one yard, Heesen, started moving its latest build, the 265-foot Galactica, to the sea. That meant waiting for the waters to recede enough for the new yacht to clear some bridges by just mere inches.

To ensure that the vessel wouldn’t hit any spans, the yard planned for months ahead and used lasers to check the clearance.

You can read more about Galactica’s multi-week trip through the Dutch water system on the United Kingdom’s Daily Mail website.


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