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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #5: Alexander

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

#5: ALEXANDER—400'2"Built as a cruise ship, Alexander can still handily accommodate more people than most mega-size megayachts: upwards of 80 guests (plus a crew of 60). Imagine what her main...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #6: A

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

#6: A—390'4"Klaus Gaeth / Monacoeye.comAYes, you read that name right: This debut is simply named A. For the better part of this year, online forums, blogs, and even general news sites have...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #7: Turama

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

#7: TURAMA—381'11"Six-hundred thirty-thousand euros (about $857,000 at presstime) will allow you to charter this former cruise ship. Intended mostly for corporate charters and huge charter...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #8: Atlantis II

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

#8: ATLANTIS II—379'7"Do a quick Google search for info on this yacht, and you may come across some Google Maps showing her berthed in her usual spot in Monaco. Atlantis II rarely departs the...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #9: Pelorus

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

#9: PELORUS—377'3"Pelorus was in Denmark earlier this year, after having spent several months at Blohm + Voss' facility in Germany for some maintenance work. While we don't have details on what...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #10: Le Grand Bleu

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

#10: LE GRAND BLEU—370'0"Who needs tenders like PWCs and rubber ducks? Le Grand Bleu has a 74-foot sailboat and a 67-foot speedboat, both stowed on her vast aft deck along with a helicopter....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #11: Lady Moura

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

#11: LADY MOURA —344'0"Lady Moura caused more of a stir than usual both on shore and on the Internet during last year's Cannes Film Festival when she ran aground on some rocks. Thankfully a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #12: Christina O

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

#12: CHRISTINA O—325'3"The aptly named Onassis Suite on the bridge deck of this yacht, formerly belonging to the famous Greek tycoon, is larger than some cozy homes (and easily half the...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #13: Carinthia VII

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

#13: CARINTHIA VII—321'5"Carinthia VII is the largest yacht in the world owned solely by a woman, Heidi Horten, a German retail giant. The vessel rarely leaves the International Yacht Club of...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #15: Indian Empress

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

#15: INDIAN EMPRESS—311'7"Indian EmpressIf you're going to throw a party aboard your boat, then borrow a page from the book of this yacht's owner, Vijay Mallya, the Indian-born liquor...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #16: Attessa

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

#16: ATTESSA—302'4"The extensive refit of the former Evergreen is proceeding smoothly according to her captain and project manager, Capt. Ted McCumber. This will be the fourth Attessa (...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #17: Mayan Queen

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

#17: MAYAN QUEEN—301'8"The code-named project Safari hit the water in May and should be ready for delivery around the time you're reading this. Through super-sleuthing, we discovered her real...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #18: Tatoosh

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

#18: TATOOSH—301'8"Here's the second yacht owned by Paul Allen (see Octopus, no. 3) on our list. Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as well as their kids went for a spin around the South of...

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