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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #44: Coral Island

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

#44: CORAL ISLAND—236’0”A little more than 40 feet wide, Coral Island strikes an impressive pose on the seas. She’s been surrounded by secrecy for more than a decade, though her owner is widely...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #45: Tueq

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

#45: TUEQ—235’6”This yacht is a frequent visitor to the South of France as well as Spain. Her owner is Prince Salman of Saudi Arabia, the brother of the late King Fahd. British designer Michael...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #46: Kogo

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

#46: KOGO—235’3”Alstom Marine is hoping that this recent delivery, featuring styling by Tim Heywood, leads to more yacht contracts and, in turn, the creation of an entire yacht division in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #47: Utopia

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

#47: UTOPIA—234'9"For E420,000 per week (about $539,000 at presstime), you can charter Utopia in the Med this summer. She’s the second largest Feadship ever built and has an entire deck...

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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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