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Credit: Bluewater Yachting Dubai

136m Flying Fox back on the charter market – but still subject to US sanctions

18 January 2024 • by Dea Jusufi

The 136-metre Flying Fox is now back on the charter market with Bluewater Yachting Dubai acting as central agency. According to her new management firm, "Flying Fox is currently sanctioned by [the] US due to its previous management - Imperial Yachts. The owner is not sanctioned and never [has] been."

In 2022, Imperial Yachts and its CEO were subject to sanctions and the yacht was named in a statement by the US Department of Treasury as "blocked property" in which “Imperial Yachts has an interest”.

While she has been reintroduced to the market, Flying Fox cannot be chartered to US citizens or operate in US waters, but there are no restrictions on UK and EU citizens.  She is currently lying in Turkey, and is expected to be offered for charter in the Red Sea, Seychelles and Maldives.

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Lurssen   136 m •  2019