Billionaire blocks Statue of Liberty views with megayacht

German hardware magnate Reinhold Würth has anchored yacht by iconic statue The $110million Vibrant Curiosity dropped anchor in New York Harbor Monday Yacht is the third billionaire's playtoy to anger New York sightseers this year 

By Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com

Published: 03:15 BST, 2 August 2017 | Updated: 03:16 BST, 2 August 2017

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A billionaire known as the 'Screw King' has infuriated sightseers by parking his $110million megayacht right in front of the Statue of Liberty. 

German hardware magnate Reinhold Würth's ostentatious vessel, the Vibrant Curiosity, dropped anchor in New York Harbor on Monday, blocking views of the iconic statue.

Though locals consider it boorish, the spot is a legal anchorage, a coast guard spokesman told the New York Post. 

German hardware magnate Reinhold Würth's ostentatious vessel, the Vibrant Curiosity, dropped anchor in New York Harbor on Monday

German hardware magnate Reinhold Würth's ostentatious vessel, the Vibrant Curiosity, dropped anchor in New York Harbor on Monday

The 82-year-old Würth, known as the Screw King, built his father's screw wholesaling business into a $14billion business

The 82-year-old Würth, known as the Screw King, built his father's screw wholesaling business into a $14billion business

Würth, who built his father's screw wholesaling business into a $14billion business, is not the first billionaire to ruin views of the Statue of Liberty this summer.

Russian oil oligarch Eugene Shvidler avoided berthing fees and enjoyed the view from the anchorage for much of June, until scoldings from the local press chased him off.

His yacht was reportedly quickly replaced by that

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