Quick access to main page (top) Direct access to main contents Quick access to main page (bottom)

Kim Jong Un’s Lavish Yacht Spotted Near Secret Villa: What’s Inside?

Daniel Kim Views  

Google Earth capture

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s ultra-luxurious yacht was seen operating near his exclusive villa in Wonsan, Gangwon Province.

On Monday, the US-based Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported that the chairman’s private luxury yacht was spotted navigating off the coast of Wonsan in satellite images taken by the US commercial satellite company Planet Labs on the 27th of last month and the 5th of this month.

The yacht was spotted about 900 meters (0.56 miles) from the Galma Peninsula on the 27th of last month and about 500 meters (0.31 miles) from the coast where the Galma Villa is on the 5th.

Google Earth capture

The 90-meter-long and 15-meter-wide (262-foot-long and 49-foot-wide) yacht has a water slide and a 164-foot-long international standard swimming pool. It is also known to host foreign dignitaries occasionally.

Jung Seong Hak, a researcher at the Korea Institute for Security Strategy, analyzed the satellite images and said, “It is speculated that Kim Jong Un or his family used the private yacht for summering at the Galma Villa.”

Kim attended the plenary meeting from the 28th of last month to the 1st of this month, and on the 2nd, he guided party executives and key factories and enterprises on site. Considering this schedule, it is speculated that Chairman Kim is unlikely to be on the yacht spotted on the 27th of last month.

So far, it has been confirmed that Kim Jong Un owns four luxury yachts in North Korea. The yachts are 50 meters (164 feet), 55 meters (180 feet), 60 meters (197 feet), and 80 meters (262 feet) long, and they were known to have been brought in before the North Korean sanctions were implemented in the 1990s.

Daniel Kim
content@viewusglobal.com

Comments0

300

Comments0

[ASIA] Latest Stories

  • China Cracks Down: Teachers and Students Forced to Hand Over Passports
  • Ex-North Korean Diplomat Reveals Why So Many Officials Were Trying to Escape
  • China Pushes for a No-First-Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons – Targeting U.S. and Allies?
  • China Braces for Chaos: Xi Jinping Warns of 'Black Swan' and 'Gray Rhino' Risks
  • Indian Social Media Influencer Dies After Falling 300 Feet While Filming Instagram Video
  • Lonely Deaths Hit Younger Generation Hard: Why Are We Seeing a Surge in Tragic Outcomes

Weekly Best Articles

  • Teen Set on Fire by Classmates For Speaking Indigenous Language in Mexico
  • Will Trump and Kim Jong Un Sit Down Again? North Korea Says It’s Up to U.S. Actions
  • Leidos Hit by Major Hack: Sensitive U.S. Government Documents Leaked
  • China Cracks Down: Teachers and Students Forced to Hand Over Passports
  • Ex-North Korean Diplomat Reveals Why So Many Officials Were Trying to Escape
  • Delta Air Lines Faces U.S. Investigation Over Mass Flight Cancellations
  • Secret Service Chief Resigns After Trump Shooting Incident
  • McDonald’s Extends $5 Meal Deal to Beat Inflation Blues
  • Trump and DeChambeau Break Records and Donate Big: The Golf Match Everyone’s Talking About
  • Kamala Harris Leads Trump in Latest Poll: Is She the New Democratic Darling?
  • China Pushes for a No-First-Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons – Targeting U.S. and Allies?
  • China Plays Peacemaker: 14 Palestinian Groups Sign Historic Peace Declaration

You May Also Like

  • 1
    Tesla's Humanoid Robot to Transform Industries by 2026

    BUSINESS 

  • 2
    Is Kamala Harris Ready to Break Barriers in the 2024 Election?

    WORLD 

  • 3
    Chinese Media Reacts to Biden's Dropout: 'The Real Fight is Coming!'

    LATEST 

  • 4
    China's Silence on Biden's Exit: What Are They Really Thinking?

    LATEST 

  • 5
    U.S., South Korea, and Japan Forge New Defense Agreements!

    LATEST 

Popular Now

  • 1
    After 8 Years, North Korean Athletes Ready to Compete in Paris!

    SPORTS 

  • 2
    Can AI Replace Our Loved Ones? Controversial Technology Letting You Talk to the Dead

    LATEST 

  • 3
    Spain’s Vacation Hotspots in Chaos: Why Locals Are Telling Tourists to ‘Get Out!’

    WORLD 

  • 4
    Magic Mushrooms vs. Reality: What Psilocybin Did to This Neurologist’s Brain Is Mind-Boggling

    DEBATE 

  • 5
    South Koreans Are Chicken Fanatics: 26 Chickens Per Year! See the Surprising Stats

    LIFESTYLE 

Weekly Best Articles

  • Teen Set on Fire by Classmates For Speaking Indigenous Language in Mexico
  • Will Trump and Kim Jong Un Sit Down Again? North Korea Says It’s Up to U.S. Actions
  • Leidos Hit by Major Hack: Sensitive U.S. Government Documents Leaked
  • China Cracks Down: Teachers and Students Forced to Hand Over Passports
  • Ex-North Korean Diplomat Reveals Why So Many Officials Were Trying to Escape
  • Delta Air Lines Faces U.S. Investigation Over Mass Flight Cancellations
  • Secret Service Chief Resigns After Trump Shooting Incident
  • McDonald’s Extends $5 Meal Deal to Beat Inflation Blues
  • Trump and DeChambeau Break Records and Donate Big: The Golf Match Everyone’s Talking About
  • Kamala Harris Leads Trump in Latest Poll: Is She the New Democratic Darling?
  • China Pushes for a No-First-Use Policy on Nuclear Weapons – Targeting U.S. and Allies?
  • China Plays Peacemaker: 14 Palestinian Groups Sign Historic Peace Declaration

Must-Reads

  • 1
    Tesla's Humanoid Robot to Transform Industries by 2026

    BUSINESS 

  • 2
    Is Kamala Harris Ready to Break Barriers in the 2024 Election?

    WORLD 

  • 3
    Chinese Media Reacts to Biden's Dropout: 'The Real Fight is Coming!'

    LATEST 

  • 4
    China's Silence on Biden's Exit: What Are They Really Thinking?

    LATEST 

  • 5
    U.S., South Korea, and Japan Forge New Defense Agreements!

    LATEST 

Popular Now

  • 1
    After 8 Years, North Korean Athletes Ready to Compete in Paris!

    SPORTS 

  • 2
    Can AI Replace Our Loved Ones? Controversial Technology Letting You Talk to the Dead

    LATEST 

  • 3
    Spain’s Vacation Hotspots in Chaos: Why Locals Are Telling Tourists to ‘Get Out!’

    WORLD 

  • 4
    Magic Mushrooms vs. Reality: What Psilocybin Did to This Neurologist’s Brain Is Mind-Boggling

    DEBATE 

  • 5
    South Koreans Are Chicken Fanatics: 26 Chickens Per Year! See the Surprising Stats

    LIFESTYLE 

Share it on...