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Best Bike Shed in the World



Areti the all new 85 metre superyacht launched from Lürssen, the German shipyard, might just be the most expensive cycle shed in the world


Built in Germany under the codename Project Sasha, Aretiwas constructed inside a shield of secrecy. There is nothing unusual about that. Many if not all superyachts are covered by strict non disclosure agreements while they are under construction.  But this one was slightly different.  We knew that Andrew Winch and his team were behind the design and occasionally there were rumours of a very large fitness centre being completed on the yachts lower decks but no one had any idea what those wellness facilities might be for.


Once launched the answer became crystal clear. The yacht’s Russian owner who once rode for his country, is the sponsor of a cycle team and his yacht is fully equipped with bicycle maintenance benches and a stunning glass cabinet that displays the machines in their racks rather like a gun collector might display his arsenal. [To be continued...]