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Luxury Motor Yacht Leander Arrives on the Mersey

Photographs © Ian Collard 2012

One of the most luxurous charter motor yachts in the world arrived on the Mersey on Sunday afternoon - May 13, 2012. She is owned by Sir Donald Gosling and was reported heading towards Eastham on Sunday evening.

Earlier this year the 2000grt luxury yacht completed a tour of the Caribbean with The Earl and Countess of Wessex as part of her Majesty’s 2012 Diamond Jubilee.

As Her Majesty is due on Merseyside on May 17 as part of her Diamond Jubilee Tour - one wonders if there there is possibly some connection especially since the Royal Marines were practicing the interception of ROYAL IRIS OF THE MERSEY on Saturday? The Mail OnLine revealed that Sir Donald was going to loan the yacht to Her Majesty for this year's Jubilee Celebrations last summer.


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