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007's Sailboat in Casino Royale

I just got home from seeing Casino Royale, the new 007 film. (I liked it a lot, but that's for a post in a different forum.) Does anyone know the make/model of the sailboat Bond and Vesper are sailing in the movie? Damn nice looking sailboat!!

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it is a Spirit 54
here is the background on the whole deal....
http://www.spirityachts.com/sy-news.htm

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But are they really sailing it...or just on the boat... there's a huge difference... Is it just a prop, or do they have a clue?

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Wow...those are some boats!!
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haven't seen the movie yet...but there was a full crew and based on what i read some real sailing (or maybe boat movement..who knows)...the article is fascinating about the challenges of moving a boat overseas..dealing with filming locations (venice..can you say nightmare)...etc
she looks to be a beauty though..very bond-esque...
(hell of a lot better than pierce brosnen pulling on a winch in thomas crown affair with no sheet on said winch..the poser)

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...(hell of a lot better than pierce brosnen pulling on a winch in thomas crown affair with no sheet on said winch..the poser)...
Funny enough I was a bit involved in the glider portion of that film; and it was similar - thousands of man-hours involved in setting up the shots and even to the extent of making the canopy open on the left instead of the right [because it "looks better"] and finally only a couple of seconds of film time.


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