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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #29: Delphine

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#29: DELPHINE—257’8”This is the only steam yacht in this size range available for charter—and one of the few steam yachts still equipped with her original engines....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #30: Montkaj

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#30: MONTKAJ—256’0”This yacht frequents Monaco as well as Cannes and Antibes in France. Distinctive round ports dot her upper decks. While most yachts these days have custom...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #31: Lone Ranger

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#31: LONE RANGER—255’0”Lone Ranger was seen Down Under in Sydney around the Christmas holidays. She’d had quite a year in ‘05, kicking it off with a trip to Antarctica in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #32: Samar

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#32: SAMAR—252’6”For the better part of the past three years, this yacht has been shrouded in secrecy. In fact, if you’re an avid yacht-watcher, this is probably the first...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #33: Princess Mariana

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#33: PRINCESS MARIANA—252’3”Does your boss treat you well? Bet he or she isn’t as good to you and your fellow employees as Princess Mariana’s owner is to his. Carlos Peralta...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #34: Lady Sarya

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#34: LADY SARYA—250’4”If you’re from the New York area, then no doubt you recognize the name William Levitt (the housing developer of Levittown fame). He was the original...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #35: Talitha G

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#35: TALITHA G—247’4”Visit Talitha G, and you’ll learn fun facts like: the engineer’s nickname is Banjo (due to his love of the instrument); the chief stewardess claims to...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #36: Giant

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#36: GIANT—247’0”An icebreaker-turned-expedition-yacht with a bright-red hull, Giant has a garage for a four-by-four as well as a plethora of other toys, including two 40-...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #37: Leander

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#37: LEANDER—245’3”Arguably one of the most beautiful, graceful yachts afloat, this blue-hulled lady treats her elite charter guests like royalty, given the two-to-one crew-...

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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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