just a nice day on the water
What is overperformance?
What is producing billions of dollars - really tens to hundreds of billions of dollars - of effects for what was probably the investment of the equivalent of the travel budget for a US Joint Staff triple-digit J-code?
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Assuming this report from Der Spiegel is correct, this is a good benchmark:
The Andromeda is a decrepit tub. The sides of the vessel are dented and scraped from too many adventuresome docking maneuvers while the porous pipes in the head exude a fecal stench. The 75 horsepower diesel engine rattles like a tractor and the entire boat creaks and groans as it ponderously changes course. The autopilot is broken. Other sailors hardly take any notice at all of the sloop: Just another worn charter vessel like so many others on the Baltic Sea.
The perfect yacht if you're looking to avoid attracting attention.
Who blew up the Nord Stream pipeline?
One hell of a team of professional, it appears.
Maybe this is just a cover story, maybe not. Either way …
Read it all - if nothing else it is a great story.