Our Mutual Friend is the sailboat used as the world-roving home of Desmond Hume and Penny Widmore following the rescue of the Oceanic Six.


Penny and Desmond's son Charlie Hume was born aboard the sailboat while it was docked at a coastal town somewhere in the Philippines. ("Jughead")


Anchored offshore of an unknown location, Desmond awoke in the cabin of Our Mutual Friend after having a dream memory of Faraday speaking to him at the side entrance of the Swan. He told Penny that they would immediately sail to Oxford. ("Because You Left")

After visiting Oxford, Desmond and Penny decided to search out Faraday's mother in Los Angeles. ("Jughead") Bent on killing Penny, Benjamin Linus found the boat docked at a Southern California marina, but, distracted by a pang of conscience on seeing the toddler Charlie Hume, he was attacked by Desmond and did not complete his mission. ("Dead Is Dead")


  • The sailboat was named for the last novel that Desmond plans to read before he dies. ("Live Together, Die Alone, Part 1")
  • According to the boat's inscription, its home port is Gibraltar. Gibraltar is the site of one of the Pillars of Hercules, a mythological site at the edge of the known world. The continent of Atlantis lay just beyond its gates.
  • Our Mutual Friend is a Beneteau 57 production cruiser. This sailboat is built by Beneteau (France) and designed by Farr Design (MD, USA). It's the flagship model of the range with a length of 57'/17.80 m. Current price is generally $700,000 - $850,000.

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