(ANI): Simon Cowell will be celebrating Christmas and dishing out
presents to pals as he cruises the Caribbean on his luxury yacht.
Cowell"s friend Topshop boss Sir Philip Green will also join him on
board the 625,000pound-a-week beauty, called “Slipstream".
The duo is believed to discuss their new venture as well as
Cowell"s new plans for American X Factor. The 12-berth yacht boasts
of comfy leather sofas, mirrors above a giant waterbed, a Jacuzzi,
Wi-Fi, a gym, kayaks, snorkelling gear and jet skis.
“Simon wanted a change of scenery rather than spend another
Christmas looking at Michael Winner"s gut at Sandy Lane for
dinner," the Mirror quoted a pal as saying. The pal added: “And the
Slipstream is the ultimate super yacht. He was about to leave
Barbados to sail to Grenada where he was meeting Sinitta and her
children to give them their presents. Then he is off to Antigua for
cocktails with Amanda Holden and her husband Chris Hughes. And then
Jacqui St Clair is planning to meet up with him when he hits St
The insider added; “Simon hates winters in England and has been
looking forward to this trip for months. He chose this yacht
because of the high spec. It oozes luxury – as soon as he docks the
three-storey beast, people will be impressed. He could have gone
for something more discreet, but that isn"t Simon"s style. He
turned 50 this year and decided it would be his Christmas treat to