Vehicle: Disco Volante
Owner: Emilo Largo
Emilo Largo's personal yacht, a luxurious craft decked out with
sleeping quarters, living areas and many other luxuries. It was
housed at a small harbour at Largo's estate Palmyra.
The Disco Volante was used mainly as a part of SPECTRE's hijack
plan. As the Vulcan bomber was crash landed into the sea, SPECTRE
frogmen swam from underneath the vessal using the underwater hatch.
The atomic bombs were stolen from the plane, and taken on board
the Disco Volante and transporter to a hiding place. Once Bond
discovered this, he launched an attack on Largo's men and Bond
engaged in a fight with Largo and his men, eventually diving overboard
and left the vessel to run aground out of control in a large explosion.
The Disco Volante consisted really of two vessels, a front hydrofoil
and a rear attached "cocoon", this enabled the hydrofoil
to be detached and move independently at high speed. It included
an underwater hatch for loading the bombs and giving access for