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Cote d'Azur Yacht Spotting, Part Deux

By Alyssa Haak | Posted 2010-10-06 15:58

The 210-foot Baton Rouge was positively dwarfed when docked her the 344-foot Lady Moura in the Monaco harbor:

In Antibes, the following yachts were docked for the winter:

Kingdom 5KR, Twizzle, Polar Star, Gu, Kismet, Anastasia, Phoenix2, and Dilbar:

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Cote d'Azur Yacht Spotting

By Alyssa Haak | Posted 2010-10-05 11:51

Last week was the Monaco Yacht Show followed by some in-depth reporting along the Cote d'Azur.

It was a yacht-spotter's dream.

At one port, at least five of the PMY Top 100 were tucked in for winter.

Over the next few days, I'll post my pictures. But here's Pelorus to start. She was anchored off Antibes.

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Call out to Passagemakers

By Alyssa Haak | Posted 2010-09-08 14:33

The Pitcairn Islands Study Center has issued a call for stories of travels and visits to Pitcairn Island. It's time for their second editon of Pitcairn - Port of Call, a maritime history of the island that includes every vessel to call on the island.

 If you've captained, crewed, or rode along on a visit, send the following information (or questions) to

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Oceanco Launch

By Alyssa Haak | Posted 2010-09-08 14:29


Oceanco has just launched another 86-meter yacht, Hull Number 706, designed by Nuvolari-Lenard. 

Her owner's suite includes a lounge and deck with a whirlpool, and she can also sleep 12 in her 6 VIP suites. Her exterior swimming pool can be raised into a helipad.The two 4,680-hp MTUs are capable of reaching 20 knots.

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