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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #95: Mylin IV

#95: MYLIN IV—200'0"

This is the fourth Mylin commissioned by the late Ted Arison of Carnival Cruise Lines and is presently owned by his son Micky, who runs Carnival and also the Miami Heat basketball team.

Y: 1992; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E:

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #96: Phoenix

#96: PHOENIX—200'0"

Despite quietly selling within the past year, Phoenix retains her original name. The upper deck’s lounge is truly the main saloon, with a nine-foot-high vaulted ceiling that’s fitted with dimmable light bulbs, to mimic sunlight.

Y: 2004; B: Lrssen, Germany; N: Builder/Andrew Winch

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #97: White Rabbit

#97: WHITE RABBIT—200'0"

If you approach this trimaran from aft, you might naturally conclude that the small, teak-lined platform extending out at the water level is a swim platform. But in reality, it’s a fishing platform. And if you see her at night, you’ll get to see the rabbit-head figure in her nameboard lit up. (And no, she’s not owned by Hugh

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #98: Mduse

#98: MDUSE—198'10"

While we were told by a reliable source last summer that she’d sold and been renamed Ithaka, that deal didn’t go through, as she remains listed for $52.5 million. She’s a diver’s dream, with an incredible array of equipment in her lazarette as well as a two-person double-lock decompression chamber, for emergencies when

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #99: Nara

#99: NARA—198'5"

The family of the late Rafik Hariri, the Prime Minister of Lebanon who was assassinated in early 2005, continues to use this yacht, which he enjoyed for many years.

Y: 1979; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/3,475-hp MTUs

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 (State-Owned) #1: Dubai

#1: DUBAI—524'10"

While yacht-watchers worldwide—including us—expected this yacht to be completed by now, apparently final touches are still being applied to her interior. But when you’re the ruler of Dubai and have a yacht that’s nearly the length of two football fields and 71 feet wide, it takes a lot to fill

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 (State-Owned) #3: Isham Al Baher

#3: ISHAM AL BAHER—379'0"

This yacht was used by the late King Fahd from the 1970’s through the early part of this decade; since she’s usually in Greece away from the public, it’s long been difficult to obtain information on her. Since we haven’t read or heard of the current Saudi king either donating her to another family

World's 100 Largest Yachts 2006 (State-Owned) #5: Al Mirqab

#5: AL MIRQAB—311'7"

She went by the name of Trick One while under construction, to keep curious yacht followers from figuring out that the emir of Qatar was her owner. He has since taken her to Venice, Italy, among other places, accompanied by a crew of 42.

Y: 2000; B: Oceanco, South Africa/Holland; N:

Insider Knowledge

Alex Braden has a philosophy about refits: When a yacht owner invests money to improve a boat, he should be able to see where virtually every penny goes. "Eighty percent of what you're doing must give a visible improvement to the boat," explains Braden, a director who handles sales and new construction at Britain-based brokerage house Yachting Partners International (YPI). "If you're rebuilding a

Megayacht Builder Directory 2006

Whether you spy a handful of the world’s largest yachts in your cruising travels or “just” a bunch of 100-odd-footers, chances are they were built by one of the yards listed here. From Maine to Monaco and even China to New Zealand, there’s a yard skilled at building these magnificent machines. We’ve compiled their contact information along with details about current and future projects 80 feet or

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