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86-foot yacht slows down LSD traffic

January 23, 2012 5:56:52 AM PST
There was an unusual traffic slowdown on Lake Shore Drive over the weekend.

With the help of a truck, a huge yacht made its way into Navy Pier Sunday afternoon.

The 86-foot racing vessel named Ocean will be on display for the 17th annual Strictly Sail Chicago show opening Thursday.

The huge yacht costs more than $3.5 million. Ocean's biggest sail measures 5,000 square feet.

In addition to the sail show at Navy Pier this week, the yacht will grace Chicago's lakefront this summer.


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