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Art on the Superyachts: Beware of Wine Corks and Kids

A painting hangs on a wall inside a yacht on display during the Yachts Miami Beach Boat Show. 

A painting hangs on a wall inside a yacht on display during the Yachts Miami Beach Boat Show. 

Photographer: Scott McIntyre/Bloomberg
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Expensive yachts that double as floating art galleries can lead to unexpected and costly mishaps.

Priceless paintings and sculptures kept on the vessels face damage not only from storms and storing conditions, but also from random threats including breakfast cereal splashed by the owner’s kids and the yacht’s crew popping champagne on board.