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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #69: White Rose of Drachs

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#69: WHITE ROSE OF DRACHS —213'2"Talk about a royal welcome: Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, christened this canoe-stern yacht two years ago. You’re apt to see her in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #70: Shemara

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#70: SHEMARA—212'0"Harry Hyams, a retired British property developer, has owned this yacht for several years. If his name is familiar, it’s because earlier this year he...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #71: Van Triumph

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#71: VAN TRIUMPH—212'0"Van Triumph is a yacht surrounded by mystery; we’ve been trying unsuccessfully for two years to determine whether she’s in the hands of a new owner....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #72: Sans Peur

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#72: SANS PEUR—210'0"This yacht’s name means “Without Fear” in French. She doesn’t get much use.Y: 1933; B: J.J. Thornycroft & Co., England; N: Builder; H: Steel; E:...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #73: Lady Marina

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#73: LADY MARINA—209'10"Lady Marina calls Monaco home. She’s the successor to a 164-footer and, like that yacht, features a number of intricate murals. Sergio Mantegazza, a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #74: Shahnaz

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#74: SHAHNAZ—209'9"In recent years this yacht had her bridge deck extended to make more room for guests and the stern modified to accommodate crew better. She’s Saudi-owned....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #75: Cedar Sea II

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#75: CEDAR SEA II—208'8"Her faucets are real gold, and the woodwork is set with real gems. That’s fitting, as the yacht is owned by the same family that owns the...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #76: Sokar

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#76: SOKAR—208'3"Thirty-two million dollars will get you the famous yacht upon which the late Dodi al-Fayed wooed the late Princess Diana. Anyone with young children or...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #77: Lionheart

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#77: LIONHEART—206'7"A repeat customer of Benetti (widely reported to be Philip Green, a British retail magnate) took delivery of his latest and largest yacht this spring....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #78: Force Blue

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#78: FORCE BLUE—206'0"Formula One team owner Flavio Briatore took in the sights and sounds of the Monaco Grand Prix from the decks of his yacht in May. He often entertains...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #79: Northern Star

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#79: NORTHERN STAR—206'0"While her country-home interior decor stands in sharp contrast to her rugged exterior looks, Northern Star is intended to be a home away from home...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #80: Lady Lola

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#80: LADY LOLA—205'5"While the Travel Channel continues to air a program featuring a tour of this yacht given by her former owners, an American couple, Lady Lola has been...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #81: Apogee

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006

#81: APOGEE—205'0"A funny thing happened to Darwin Deason, a Texan who runs the computer company ACS, several years ago. He told D Magazine, “We were going to the beach one...

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