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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #64: Helios 2

#64: HELIOS 2—168'0"

#62: HELIOS—168'0"

Greek cruising was on the agenda for this blue-hulled lady this summer. The owners have a similar-named yacht on our list (see no. 34). Between her original construction and the refit her current

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #65: Jamaica Bay

#65: JAMAICA BAY—168'0"

Graced with a canoe stern, Jamaica Bay exudes elegance. Her owners previously owned a same-named 138-footer built in 1985 but decided to move up to this one a few years later when she was offered on the brokerage market. A popular charter yacht, Jamaica Bay was in Italy over the summer and is for sale for $20 million.

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #66: Alibi

#66: ALIBI—165'0"

While Alibi typically takes upwards of 12 charter guests out and about in the Med and Caribbean, she’s capable of hosting 30 people for a dockside party. No matter where they congregate onboard, they’re guaranteed to enjoy drinks and snacks thanks to a dumbwaiter leading from the main deck up two

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #67: Illlusion

#67: ILLUSION—166'3"

Illusion has two saloons on her main deck: one that serves as the traditional living room, complete with a bar; and the other, a smaller spot just a few steps forward, that’s ideal for enjoying movies or music. You can experience them yourself on charter for $295,000 per week.

Y: 1983; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #68: Lazy Z

#68: LAZY Z—165'8"

Lazy Z caters to the small set just as well as she does the grown-up set, featuring children’s training water skis and an inflatable kid-size slide. Something tells us the adults will have a hard time getting on the towable banana boat, though, if the young ones are around.

Y: 1998; B:

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #69: Potomac

#69: POTOMAC—165'0"

This is the only yacht on our list with the distinction of being a National Historic Landmark, having served FDR during his presidency. Earlier this year Potomac hosted a cruise in San Francisco Bay with Spirits in Stone, an organization promoting the arts from ancient cultures in Africa, Asia, and other regions.

Y:

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #70: Sweet Pea

#70: SWEET PEA—165'0"

For sale for $47.5 million, Sweet Pea spent the summer cruising the Pacific Northwest. She’s said to be impeccably maintained and even has a new paint job and retractable mast, which were completed during a four-month refit that ended in March. The master bath is also all-new, featuring white onyx.

Y: 2000; B:

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #71: JeMaSa

#71: JeMaSa—164'5"

JeMaSa was joined by her shadow boat SuRi (see no. 53) this summer in Fiji to host the owner and his family. Hopefully they took in some of the sights from the large, C-shape settee and table fully forward on the bridge deck, positioned right above the master stateroom. She’s for sale for F49.9 million (about $77 million

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #72: Aurora B

#72: AURORA B—164'0"

Yacht-spotters in the South of France are accustomed to seeing Aurora B, since the region is a favorite of her owners. She features a dark-blue hull.

Y: 1992; B: Feadship/Royal De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: steel; E: 2/1,450-hp Caterpillars

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #73: Grace E

#73: GRACE E —164'0"

Formerly known as Andale, Grace E was chartering in the Med this summer. One of her five guest staterooms is aft of the master suite on the main deck, good for people with children or who have a personal assistant/ nurse.

Y: 2004; B: Codecasa, Italy; N: builder; H: steel; E: 2/2,260-hp Caterpillars

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #74: Happy Days

#74: HAPPY DAYS —164'0"

Because the owner wanted to emphasize interior room when he commissioned this yacht, Delta graced her with a nearly 34-foot beam and about 7,500 square feet of living space. As a result, her profile reveals more enclosed areas than you expect to see aboard a megayacht, but some of them can be

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #75: Iroquois

#75: IROQUOIS—164'0"

Leave it to a Boston-area blogger to post a story last October with the headline, "John Henry’s Dinghy’s in Town." Boston Red Sox fans are no doubt familiar with Henry and his yacht, since he owns both the yacht and their beloved baseball team and has spoken openly to local media about his boat’s travels. In fact, Boston Magazine

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #76: Mine Games

#76: MINE GAMES—164'0"

Handpainted ceiling murals are part of the rococo decor of this yacht. Her master suite is a split-level affair, with the bed facing a wall of windows and therefore enjoying tremendous views.

Y: 2007; B: Trinity Yachts, USA; N: builder; H: aluminum; E: 2/3,384-hp Caterpillars

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