This story was in the May 10th Los Angeles Times, and hence was why I spotted OCTOPUS at anchor with the helicopter active on February 5th.
The helicopter- and submarine-equipped yacht Octopus stopped by in
February, bringing Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder, and a multitude
of crew, relatives and friends. Gates associate Paul Allen, owner of
the $200 million-plus Octopus, also was on board…."