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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #91: Lohengrin

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#91: LOHENGRIN—161'0"Talk about a major step: The owner of this yacht bought his first boat, a 126-footer, about a year before he purchased this one, which was already under construction at...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #92: Zoom Zoom Zoom

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#92: ZOOM ZOOM ZOOM—161'0"Like Anjilis (see no 90), this lady has a 14-foot-deep swim platform. Imagine what it would be like to dine there, in a quiet anchorage-yes, dine there, possible...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #93: Aurora

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#93: AURORA—160'10"We’ve mentioned it a few times over the years, but it bears repeating that this boat was the largest fiberglass yacht ever built in the USA throughout the 1990’s. She’s been...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #94: Major Wager

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#94: MAJOR WAGER—160'6"Christofer Suffeleers#88: INDEFENSIBLE—160'6"Formerly known as Indefensible, this Feadship spent about two months at Merrill Stevens getting her sundeck redone. It...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #95: Teleost

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#95: TELEOST—160'5"Fishing and scuba diving are among the watersports the owner of Teleost enjoys-and you can, too, for a weekly charter rate of $225,000. Even her name evokes passion for the...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #96: Newvida

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#96: NEWVIDA—160'0"A refit in 2007 saw this yacht gain a day head on the flying bridge and a wine "cellar" in the saloon. If the owners and guests prefer dining outside, there’s a 12- to 14-...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #97: Inevitable

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#97: INEVITABLE—158'3""This project can more accurately be described as a rebuild than a refit because it touched every aspect of the yacht." So said Sijbrand de Vries, managing director of...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #98: Kanaloa

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#98: KANALOA—157'5"Kanaloa has several standout areas, including the VIP stateroom, with a full-wall shoji screen, and the sundeck, where a treadmill and other gym equipment can be set up by...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #99: Chevy Toy

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#99: CHEVY TOY—157'0"The ex-Janie is in the hands of an experienced yacht owner who, as his boat’s name implies, is a car dealer. In fact, he’s Gene Reed, who has a nationwide auto group....

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #100: Lady Joy

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

#100: LADY JOY—157'0"Lady Joy had a star-studded christening in New York City last year in October, where her owner, socialite (and ex-wife of financier Marc Rich) Denise Rich, welcomed aboard...

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Third Time’s the Charm

By Alan Harperphotos by Klaus... | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

If you’re familiar with Monaco, you’ll also be familiar-unless you’re very rich or very lucky-with the neck ache you get from looking up at those enormous motoryachts. Last time I was in town, I got...

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Golden Girl

By Kim Kavin | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

I am walking down the quay at the megayacht marina in Genoa, Italy. I see a big, white trideck. And a big, white trideck. And a big, white trideck. Palmer Johnson's HokulaniAnd a big... gold......

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Alloy 40m Allogante

By | Posted October 2008 | Add a Comment

Yacht design is an inherently iterative process: From the conceptual sketches to the final production drawings there are seemingly endless tweaks and refinements in a quest for the ideal final...

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