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Megayachts

197-foot Yogi

By Alyssa Haak | Posted February 2012

Float Inn The French hospitality group LOV Hotel Collection recently acquired the 197-foot Yogi, making her the first megayacht to fly the French flag. She joins the collection...

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Danish Yachts Shooting Star

By Alan Harper | Posted January 2012

Danish Yachts builds to thrill. There are various types of efficiency that people talk about when considering fast motoryachts. There’s the efficiency of the hull form,...

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60-Meter Kaiser

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012

Abeking & Rasmussen 60-Meter Kaiser Based on her German name, it’s hardly surprising that the 60-meter Kaiser was launched by a German shipyard—Abeking &...

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VAVA II

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012

A Big Splash As Cakewalk was to the U.S., Vava II is to the U.K. The 96-meter (314-foot) mega-yacht launched in September 2011  as the largest private motoryacht to be built...

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Riding the Tides

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012

Photo by Jim RaycroftCapt. Barry BramhillRiding the TidesSometimes the customer isn’t always right—and shouldn’t be.Even the most carefully planned charters can encounter hiccups...

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Ends of the Earth

By Alyssa Haak | Posted January 2012

Explorer Yacht Checklist

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42-Meter E&E

By Alyssa Haak | Posted December 2011

Photo courtesy of Cizgi YachtsCizgi Yachts42-Meter E...

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Aurelia

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2011

Heesen AureliaQuick off the line is Heesen’s Aurelia, which you could probably guess is tenth in the builder’s line of 37-meter (121-foot) yachts, thanks to the big racing-...

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Vincenzo Poerio Profile

By Alyssa Haak | Posted November 2011

Vincenzo PoerioA Rosy OutlookVincenzo Poerio holds his business card in both hands when handing it to you. As CEO of Benetti’s new megayacht division, he’s been working to develop...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2011

By | Posted November 2011

  Every year PMY releases two lists: the world’s largest yachts (see here) and the largest American-owned yachts. Clearly, some yachts show up on both. But beyond that...

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Trinity 191 Carpe Diem

By Alyssa HaakPhotos by Jim R... | Posted November 2011

Photo by Jim Raycroft   Fairy-Tale Ending   Carpe Diem sails off to her happily ever after. Once upon a time, in a land called Gulfport…” began Capt....

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Sanlorenzo SL94

By | Posted October 2011

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CRN’s Dislopen Concept

By Alan Harper | Posted October 2011

Rendering courtesy of CRNCRN says it looked at everything from the big, fast Mangustas to the dreamy Wally Island concept and came up with something roughly in between. Its...

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