Who Sold This Mega-Yacht Because It Was Too Small?

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He’s world famous and has been quoted as saying that he is not an ocean lover, but he sold this boat to buy another bigger model. Who is he?

Try these 10 random clues:-

  1. The boat is called Seven Seas and is named after his 7 children.
  2. The $200 million superyacht is equipped with luxuries such as gymnasium, helipad, 2 cinemas, a spa, a massage room and a private Jacuzzi deck and can accommodate 12 guests and 26 crew members.
  3. After putting it up for sale it became available for charter at $1.2 million a month, one of the most expensive charters on the market.
  4. He was born in 1946 in Cincinnati, Ohio to an Orthodox Jewish family.
  5. His career started when, at the age of 12, he borrowed his father’s movie camera to make a film for his Boy Scout’s Photography Merit Badge.
  6.  In 2002 he was one of 8 flagbearers who carried the Olympic Flag into Rice-Eccles Stadium at the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
  7. In 1991 he married Kate Capshaw, an American actress, after working with her on a film.
  8. He has worked with famous names such as George Lucas, Harrison Ford, Sean Connery and Tom Hanks.
  9. Time listed him one of the “100 Most Important People of the Century” and Life named him the most influential person of his generation.
  10. Joan Crawford was horrified at the thought of a 21 year old newcomer directing her (one of Hollywood’s leading stars), but she quickly changed her tune, recognising him as a young genius.


Have you got the answer yet?

One more clue and this one’s a “give away”.

  • Probably the greatest film director of all time.

Who is it?...........

Click to reveal

Steven Spielberg

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