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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #38: Enigma

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#38: ENIGMA—244’4”New Zealand’s M2 magazine listed Enigma in an article aptly named “10 Super Yachts We Want” (subtitled “We’re Not Fussed on the Order”). Among the reasons...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #39: Ilona

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#39: ILONA —241’8”Ilona spent about two months in Barcelona earlier this year, before causing a stir in London in May when she docked at Canary Wharf. She’s the pride of...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #40: Salem

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#40: SALEM—241’0”This former weather ship remains somewhat of a mystery, as we haven’t been able to determine the year she was originally launched—though one report we...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #41: Laurel

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#41: LAUREL—240’0”Sure, there are other, larger debuts on our list, but this one can claim something none of the others can: She’s the largest yacht built on American soil...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #42: Queen M

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#42: QUEEN M—238’2”Tickling the ivories is likely a favorite pastime aboard Queen M, given the baby grand in the saloon (opposite a bar, of course). There’s an additional...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #43: RM Elegant

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#43: RM ELEGANT—237’5”Her styling may not be what you consider, well, elegant (she resembles a half circle), but you can’t deny that RM Elegant makes you take a second look...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #44: Coral Island

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#44: CORAL ISLAND—236’0”A little more than 40 feet wide, Coral Island strikes an impressive pose on the seas. She’s been surrounded by secrecy for more than a decade, though...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #45: Tueq

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#45: TUEQ—235’6”This yacht is a frequent visitor to the South of France as well as Spain. Her owner is Prince Salman of Saudi Arabia, the brother of the late King Fahd....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #46: Kogo

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#46: KOGO—235’3”Alstom Marine is hoping that this recent delivery, featuring styling by Tim Heywood, leads to more yacht contracts and, in turn, the creation of an entire...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #47: Utopia

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#47: UTOPIA—234'9"For E420,000 per week (about $539,000 at presstime), you can charter Utopia in the Med this summer. She’s the second largest Feadship ever built and has...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #48: The One

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#48: THE ONE—233'0"An Italian is said to be the owner of this blue-hulled yacht, which received a new pair of engines about a year ago. If her styling looks familiar to you...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #49: Skat

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#49: SKAT—233'0"If you’ve ever wondered what the attraction of owning one of these megabeauties was, then consider this statement from Charles Simonyi, Skat’s owner: “Yachts...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #50: Boadicea

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#50: BOADICEA—231'3"Eighty-two-year-old Reg Grundy, the Australian media magnate, has long been reluctant to talk to the press—and given that The Age newspaper of his...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #51: Absinthe

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#51: ABSINTHE—230'4"Chartering in Alaska and the rest of the Pacific Northwest isn’t terribly unusual, but the way Absinthe does it sure is. For $252,000 per week, her...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #52: Reverie

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#52: REVERIE—229'7"Visitors to Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands got a long look at this lady, considering she dropped anchor in North Sound a few times in the...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #53: Sherakhan

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#53: SHERAKHAN—229'7"Friends or family members who complain about the size of their accommodations won’t have any argument aboard this charter yacht, as the guest staterooms...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #54: Floridian

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#54: FLORIDIAN—228'0"Her interior is quite posh, from the “F” inlaid in marble in her entry foyer to the master suite, featuring a handful of cushy settees and chairs plus a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #55: Siran

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#55: SIRAN—225'1"If you’re an avid follower of this list and these yachts, then you’ve probably noticed something different already about Siran’s statistics—...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #56: Attessa

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#56: ATTESSA—225'0"We deserve 30 lashes with a wet chamois for having Attessa’s LOA wrong in last year’s edition. While she was originally launched (for a European, under...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #57: Lady Anne

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#57: LADY ANNE—224'7"Six decks provide quite a good amount of play space aboard this yacht. She was in Copenhagen in May, where a tour-boat operator reportedly told his...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #58: Amazon Express

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#58: AMAZON EXPRESS—220'11"Despite many changes to her styling (particularly her superstructure) and, of course, her interior, Amazon Express still has a commercial air to...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #59: Apoise

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#59: APOISE—219'8"Apoise had a code name while under construction: Project Marlin. She bears some resemblance to Phoenix, another Lrssen. Her owner has thus far resisted...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #60: Golden Shadow

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#60: GOLDEN SHADOW—219'0"This blue-hulled boat is the second member of the Golden Fleet on our list (see no. 26, Golden Odyssey). She’s arguably one of the first “shadow...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #61: Haida G

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#61: HAIDA G—218'0"From the tips of her masts to the top of her yellow funnel and right on down to her fantail stern and her original (yes, original) engines, Haida G is a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #62: White Cloud

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#62: WHITE CLOUD—218'0"Two years ago we’d received word that this yacht had been extended from 197 feet LOA and undergone a dramatic interior change, though we were told...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #63: Dilbar

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#63: DILBAR—216'6"There are hot tubs, then there are Jacuzzi tubs, and then, there’s Dilbar’s setup: a waterfall Jacuzzi, on the flying bridge. Should anyone fail to find...

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