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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #24: April Fool

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#24: APRIL FOOL—199'10"Despite what other yachts her size range feature, April Fool has just four guest staterooms. Her owner planned to cruise with just intimate parties,...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #25: Mduse

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#25: MDUSE—198'10"Mduse, whose name means jellyfish in French, is the second yacht on our list owned by Paul Allen (see no. 2). He’s traveled to some amazing places onboard...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #26: Blue Moon

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#26: BLUE MOON—198'0"You’ll have to pardon the residents of Milwaukee who went a little nuts last July when this yacht pulled into town. You see, some of them swore they saw...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #27: Paraffin

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#27: PARAFFIN—197'2"Why would a 400-bottle wine collection be aboard a yacht unless there was a gimbaled champagne holder to accompany them, to prevent precious drops from...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #28: Pegasus

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#28: PEGASUS—196'9"Formerly known as Aviva II, this lady had us a bit confused last year. One reliable source insisted her owner under that name was American, while others...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #29: Oasis

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#29: OASIS—194'9"When this yacht’s owner was putting together the build and design team, he chose Glade Johnson for the styling because he was a fan of Johnson’s handiwork...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #30: Intuition II

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#30: INTUITION II—193'7"A familiar site in the Northeast, Intuition II often spends summers in Sag Harbor, New York. She was launched as Spica, a pilot ship, and still...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #31: Calixe

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#31: CALIXE—193'0"Wendy McCaw, the Californian who’s been embroiled in a two-year-long battle with employees of her newspaper, the Santa Barbara News-Press, keeps her...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #32: Linda Lou

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#32: LINDA LOU—191'10"With just four guest staterooms on her lower deck, Linda Lou ensures friends and family of the owners are comfortably accommodated. Birch, elm, madrona...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #33: Seawolf

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#33: SEAWOLF—190'8"This yacht’s recent history as far as her name is concerned is a bit confusing, so bear with us. A few years ago, when she was converted from her origins...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #34: Helios

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#34: HELIOS—189'3"A six-month refit at Knight...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #35: Excellence III

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#35: EXCELLENCE III—187'10"Considering Herb Chambers, a successful car dealer, sold the larger successor he was building to replace this yacht, he decided to keep this "...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #36: Ultima III

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008

#36 ULTIMA III—187'9"Actor Christian Slater, Rolling Stone publisher Jann Wenner, and many more boldface names cocktailed and dined aboard Ultima III during the Cannes Film...

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