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Force India

Mangusta 165 Salvaje
Copyright: NT/monacoeye • Monaco, May 10, Sep 07 • Do not copy without permission

Yacht name: Force India (below)
Formerly: Salvaje (above) • Mangusta 165 #1
Length: 165 ft • 50 m
Year: 2007
Builder: Mangusta - Overmarine
Engines: 3 x 3650 hp MTUs
Top speed: 40 knots

Vijay Mallya’s Force India, is the new name of for this Mangusta 165, prominent at the 2010 Monaco Grand Prix. She was moored beside the mothership, Indian Empress, on the T-jetty.

The Sydney Morning Herald reported Salvaje as belonging to James Packer.

http://www.smh.com.au/news/opinion/a-bet-on-smooth-sailing/2007/10/05/1191091360728.html

In unrelated news, Rodriguez, the parent company of the brand Mangusta, has recently been going through difficult times. As if the slump in yacht sales after the credit bust was not enough, CEO Alexandre Rodriguez (now resigned), was recently arrested on charges connected to money-laundering:

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE6590LM20100610
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6565C220100607?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a49:g43:r1:c0.600000:b34766206:z0
http://www.webtimemedias.com/entreprise06/wtm_article55977.fr.htm


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Force India - Mangusta 165
Liuzzi F1 Monte Carlo Grand Prix 2010Force India at the Monaco Grand PrixForce India party
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