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Sport: Victoria and David Beckham relax on new £5million superyacht in Miami

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Victoria Beckham harked back to her Spice Girls days as she slipped into a tiny black mini dress to enjoy a cruise on husband David's new £5million superyacht on Tuesday.

The fashion designer, 47,  and her football ace partner, 46, were joined by her parents Anthony and Jackie Adams on the 93.5ft vessel, named Seven, as they prepared to set sail from where it was moored in Miami.

And the superstar couple made for quite the hosts as the group were seen being served drinks on a silver tray by staff before eventually setting off on a sunset mini-cruise on the Florida Keys aboard the Italian-made Riva Argo.

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It was reported last month that David had 'treated himself' to the the luxury vessel which he helped design after being inspired by his maritime jaunts with Elton John and David Furnish - who often holiday at sea.

In the summer, David was spotted at an Italian shipyard Ferretti's HQ in Forli where he perused the yachts and now the footballer is enjoying his new purchase with his wife and in-laws.

A source told The Sun last month: 'David had a look around some yachts in the summer, and decided to treat himself. He helped design the boat himself, and has been incredibly hands-on with everything.

'It’s not an oligarch-style super-yacht, but it’s still pretty plush by anyone’s standards. He was inspired after holidaying with Elton and David on their boat - and loves life on the water.

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'There will be an area for the kids to snorkel, and the boat will be a brilliant base for the whole Beckham clan to have magical holidays abroad.'

David proudly named his vessel after his iconic shirt number he wore for six years while playing for Manchester United, he also wore the number seven for international games for England.

Seven also has a special meaning for the David and Victoria as it is also the middle name of their daughter Harper, 10.

The craft can accommodate up to 10 guests in five staterooms, with four crew members on board ready to serve the famous family's every need.

The yacht has a cruising speed of 20 knots and goes up to a top speed of 30 knots, while it can travel a distance of 300 nautical miles without the need to refuel.

The stunning vessel boasts an extended swim platform, beach deck and has two engines which generate 2,400 horsepower each.

Alberto Galassi, chief executive of boat-maker Ferretti said of David's new purchase: 'There’s so much steel on this boat — and glass. We are surrounded by glass. It’s sort of a little crystal palace.'

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He continued: 'We sell emotions, we sell pleasure, we sell entertainment, we sell a good time, we don’t sell boats. We sell a pleasant way of living.'

Victoria certainly knew how to dress to impress for the trip on the luxury boat, slipping her toned physique into a thigh-skimming black dress which she teamed with oversized black sunglasses.

The former singer swept her brunette tresses into a sleek ponytail and appeared to be wearing minimal make-up for the occasion.

She later covered up in something warmer as she changed into a simple black tunic dress.

David meanwhile kept things casual in a white T-shirt and black shorts, teamed with a white baseball cap worn backwards.

The Inter Miami co-owner looked in great spirits as he happily chatted away with his family on deck.

It is said that the couple's son Romeo, 19, was also on board along with his girlfriend Mia Regan.

Harper and Cruz, 16, were also reportedly on the board along with Victoria's niece Libby Adams and a friend, Ahmed Al-Sibai.

An onlooker told The Sun of the trip: 'David looked ecstatic as he took to sea on board his gleaming boat. He’s wanted a yacht for a long time and couldn’t be happier with his new toy.'

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Their new boat is moored near the family's £19million penthouse apartment in Miami, where they've been enjoying a post-Christmas break.

Over the New Year, Victoria shared a snap of herself and David cuddling up on the opulent yacht.

She also shared a slew of snaps of the during their idyllic getaway, including one of herself showing off her toned frame in a floaty black and red patterned dress wile at the beach.

David and their son Romeo smiled in a shirtless snap on the beach, before Victoria shared one of just David on his own posing in the sea.

She then posted a hilarious photograph of their youngest Harper posing with sunglasses on and her pouting, and she wrote alongside it: 'I don't know where she gets it from?!?' with a laughing emoji.

It comes after Victoria took to Instagram on New Year's Day on Saturday to share a montage of photos and videos of her famous family as she reflected on her 'favourite moments' of 2021.

Among the shots were a cosy image of her cuddling husband David while another sees them with kids Brooklyn, 22, Romeo, Cruz and Harper.

Looking back on the past year, Victoria remarked: 'It definitely wasn't the easiest but some amazing memories were made.'

Dominating her gallery of snaps were images of her with her husband and children, highlighting that family played a key role in her year.

A plethora of snaps saw the famous brood in several locations as they spent quality time together in what has been a troubling year for most amid the pandemic.

Among the shots were images of the Beckham clan at David's dad Ted's wedding to solicitor Hilary Meredith in December, with the group all dressed up to the nines.

While others showed the group in more casual ensembles as they chilled out at home or on holiday.

The proud mum featured plenty of shots of her children, including group shots of her strapping boys and adorable shots featuring daughter Harper.

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