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Walmart heiress’ £240m yacht smeared with paint by eco-mob in Ibiza

Walmart heiress Nancy Walton Laurie’s super yacht, KAOS, has been vandalised by an eco-mob while moored in Ibiza.

The 361-foot vessel, which has been spotted in several UK locations of late, was daubed in red and black paint, the colours of activism group Futuro Vegetal (Vegetable Future).

Early on Sunday (July 16) the group descended on the port on the Spanish party island and two of them used fire extinguishers loaded with biodegradable paint to vandalise the ship.

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The protesters are seen holding up a sign saying 'You Consume Others Suffer'.

A third person filmed the incident and the two people who blasted the vessel with paint were arrested by local Policía Nacional.

Members of the deck crew were quick to act, warding off the activists with a hose which they also used to clear the paint.

A crew member from a yacht nearby to Kaos told MailOnline the damage could cost "millions".

"If Kaos had left ten minutes earlier it would have been our yacht," he said.

He lamented the state of security, adding: "They took ages to come and police didn't even arrest them, they just took them in for questioning."

According to the activist group, who claimed responsibility on social media, the pair were detained overnight in Ibiza and were due to be released yesterday (July 17).

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The pair are now expected to appear in court on the island.

The luxury vessel departed the port after the incident and has since arrived in the bay of Palma, according to BOATPro data. The extent of the damage is not clear.

The stunning yacht was originally built by superyacht specialists Oceanco for the late Emir of Qatar, who named it Jubilee.

Following the Emir’s death, the yacht Jubilee was put up for sale, with an asking price of €275million or around £240million.

There’s space for around 30 guests in the yacht’s 15 spacious cabins, and there’s also accommodation for a crew of 45.

It also features a Jacuzzi and a swimming pool, and if it’s too chilly to be out on deck swimming there’s a cinema, spa and aquarium.

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