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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2003 Page 10

America’s 100 Largest Yachts - 2003

By Diane M. Byrne

   

87. Detroit Eagle
Photo: Claes Axstal
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80. DAYBREAK • L: 153'3" Y: 1997
An American who previously owned a few yachts—including, we hear, two built by Broward Marine—purchased this lady a few months ago. B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/905-hp Caterpillars

81. CHARISMA • L: 153'0" Y: 1995
“American Idol” wannabes, take note: You can indulge in karaoke aboard this Feadship, which charters for $150,000 per week in the Caribbean. B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: H.W. De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/800-hp Detroit Diesels

82. CHANTAL MA VIE • L: 152'0" Y: 1984
A cockpit Jacuzzi is one of the features that makes Chantal Ma Vie recognizable. She’ll be spending the winter in the Caribbean. B: John Nylen, USA; N: Builder/Jim Krogen; H: Steel; E: 2/700-hp Caterpillars

83. MONITOR • L: 152'0" Y: 1982/1999
Ten crew members tend to the needs of the owners and charter guests aboard this lady. B: Picchiotti, Italy; N: Arthur DeFever/Murray & Associates; H: Steel; E: 2/850-hp Caterpillars

84. MONTIGNE • L: 152'0" Y: 1986
Montigne will be heading to Singapore, Fiji, and the Seychelles through next March. Her interior includes incredible pieces of blown glass by renown artist Dale Chihuly. B: Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland; N: H.W. De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/900-hp Caterpillars

85. FRANCINE • L: 151'3" Y: 1989/1999
This Benetti’s main saloon is on the bridge deck. B: Benetti, Italy/International Marine Service, France; N: Builder/Tom Fexas Yacht Design; H: Aluminum; E: unknown

86. AFFINITY • L: 151'0" Y: 1999
Affinity has a dark-green hull. Her owners typically use her as a mothership for their other passion, yacht racing. B: Delta Marine, USA; N: Delta Design Group; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/1,000-hp Caterpillars

87. DETROIT EAGLE • L: 151'0" Y: 2001
Well-known in yachting and car-racing circles, Roger Penske (pictured at left) formerly owned a 116-footer. Because this yacht’s top speed was contractually obligated to exceed 30 knots, everything—and we do mean everything, down to plumbing equipment—that went onboard was carefully weighed. B: Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Aluminum; E: 2/3,650-hp MTU-DDCs and 1/5,600-hp TF50 gas turbine

88. D’NATALIN • L: 151'0" Y: 1996
Known since launch as Sally Ann, this lady, with a beautiful mural painted above the Jacuzzi tub in the master bath, was recently purchased by the same people who own a 155-footer (see no. 75). B: Delta Marine, USA; N: Delta Design Group; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/855-hp Caterpillars

89. PERFECT PERSUASION • L: 151'0" Y: 1997
A huge party for the premiere of Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines was held onboard during the Cannes Film Festival in May. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who starred in the movie, was onboard, as was actress Claire Danes. Oscar winner Adrien Brody stayed aboard later that same week. B: Oceanfast, Australia; N: Phil Curran/Donald Starkey; H: Aluminum; E: 2/3,500-hp Alsthom Paxmans

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This article originally appeared in the October 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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