Michael sells diamond’


If you’ve got $21.5 million to spare, Queenstown jewellery tycoon Michael Hill might sell you his super-yacht VvS1 (above). The luxury 34.2 metre craft – named after an almost flawless diamond – is being advertised for sale internationally by Fraser Yachts, “the world’s leading full-service yachting company”.

Built in New Zealand, VvS1 features a cinema, gym, piano,teppanyaki bar, giant barbecue – and luxurious master ensuite. The super-yacht cruises at 13 knots with a range of 3000 nautical miles.

During the Louis Vuitton yachting series in Auckland last January, VvS1 was being offered for a two-night, three-day charter at $32,000 for eight people.