|This is the 158 foot S/Y Legacy, an Italian-built Perini Navi super yacht, the property of
American tycoon Peter Halmos.
Hurricane Wilma carried the yacht onto salt flats near the Florida Keys on October 25, 2005.
31 July 2006 - Plan to
refloat Legacy started - Triton Megayacht News
January 2007 -
Read the Vanity Fair magazine article here (4.4mb pdf download)
Aerial photos for the Vanity Fair article
3 Feb 2007 - Palm Beach Post story.
6 May 2007 - Another Palm Beach Post story.
Listen to the owner speak, with more photos
11 July 2007 - Latest news from US Fox news
here 6 October 2007 - Salvage operations begin, St Petersburgh Times
28 February 2008 - Yacht stuck for 2 ˝ years finally free - Miami Herald story.
Floating free after salvage, here.
3 March 2008 - Sailing Yacht Legacy Free at Last - Megayacht News
26 March, 2008 - After two years of trying, Legacy floats free - The Triton
18 April 2008 - Bryan Burrough: The Legacy Sails Away - Vanity Fair
24 December, 2008 - Halmos: Legacy ‘doesn’t want to leave’ - Triton Megayacht News
31 May 2009 - Waterworld - Keysnews.com here.
17 August 2009 - Article in Mad Mariner website
here (slow to load)
26 August 2009 - Fitting S/Y Legacy out for the long term -
15 September 2009 - Legacy has her own website: freelegacy.org
6 July 2010 -
S/Y Legacy moves to the Bahamas - The Triton
17 May 2011 - Yacht salvage trial nears an end - Florida Keysnews.com
The pictures below appeared in a Sailing Anarchy
thread beginning in mid November 2005
Another lengthy thread