A wealthy man has come forward to claim a 34-foot powerboat that has been floating in a Swedish harbor for at least two years, after he apparently forgot all about it.
The boat's Norwegian owner says he intended to sell the vessel in 2012 — a U.S.-built Rinker 342 Fiesta Vee — and was under the impression that he had, Expressen GT newspaper reports.
The boat, said to be worth as much as $108,000, was moored in the Swedish town of Stromstad, close to Norway's southern border. The keys were tied to the railings for all to see.
The owner now has to collect the boat and also pay harbor dues for the past two years, "a cost he can apparently afford", the newspaper says.