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Yachting's top 7 celebrity sailors

Yachting's top 7 celebrity sailors

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John Lennon

John Lennon

Even one of history’s greatest musicians occasionally suffered writer’s block and where better to look for inspiration than a beautiful yacht? In 1980 John Lennon (pictured above with his Beatles bandmates) took a 600-mile journey from Rhode Island to Bermuda aboard a 13.4 metre schooner called Megan Jaye. Hours after setting off the boat ran into a ferocious storm and, with the entire crew falling ill, it was left to Lennon to steer the ship to safety. This, it seems, was a powerful enough experience to help the former Beatle produce his final solo album Double Fantasy.

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