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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #48: The One

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#48: THE ONE—233'0"An Italian is said to be the owner of this blue-hulled yacht, which received a new pair of engines about a year ago. If her styling looks familiar to you new yacht-spotters,...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #49: Skat

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#49: SKAT—233'0"If you’ve ever wondered what the attraction of owning one of these megabeauties was, then consider this statement from Charles Simonyi, Skat’s owner: “Yachts are the closest a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #50: Boadicea

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#50: BOADICEA—231'3"Eighty-two-year-old Reg Grundy, the Australian media magnate, has long been reluctant to talk to the press—and given that The Age newspaper of his home country...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #51: Absinthe

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#51: ABSINTHE—230'4"Chartering in Alaska and the rest of the Pacific Northwest isn’t terribly unusual, but the way Absinthe does it sure is. For $252,000 per week, her guests get to partake in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #52: Reverie

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#52: REVERIE—229'7"Visitors to Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands got a long look at this lady, considering she dropped anchor in North Sound a few times in the winter and spring this...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #53: Sherakhan

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#53: SHERAKHAN—229'7"Friends or family members who complain about the size of their accommodations won’t have any argument aboard this charter yacht, as the guest staterooms range from 98 to...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #54: Floridian

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#54: FLORIDIAN—228'0"Her interior is quite posh, from the “F” inlaid in marble in her entry foyer to the master suite, featuring a handful of cushy settees and chairs plus a king-size bed (...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #55: Siran

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#55: SIRAN—225'1"If you’re an avid follower of this list and these yachts, then you’ve probably noticed something different already about Siran’s statistics—specifically, her LOA. Since...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #56: Attessa

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#56: ATTESSA—225'0"We deserve 30 lashes with a wet chamois for having Attessa’s LOA wrong in last year’s edition. While she was originally launched (for a European, under the name Aviva) at 205...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #57: Lady Anne

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#57: LADY ANNE—224'7"Six decks provide quite a good amount of play space aboard this yacht. She was in Copenhagen in May, where a tour-boat operator reportedly told his passengers that she...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #58: Amazon Express

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#58: AMAZON EXPRESS—220'11"Despite many changes to her styling (particularly her superstructure) and, of course, her interior, Amazon Express still has a commercial air to her. She was built...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #59: Apoise

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#59: APOISE—219'8"Apoise had a code name while under construction: Project Marlin. She bears some resemblance to Phoenix, another Lrssen. Her owner has thus far resisted requests for permitting...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #60: Golden Shadow

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#60: GOLDEN SHADOW—219'0"This blue-hulled boat is the second member of the Golden Fleet on our list (see no. 26, Golden Odyssey). She’s arguably one of the first “shadow boats” for megayachts,...

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