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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #70: Shemara

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

#70: SHEMARA—212'0"Harry Hyams, a retired British property developer, has owned this yacht for several years. If his name is familiar, it’s because earlier this year he became the victim of...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #71: Van Triumph

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

#71: VAN TRIUMPH—212'0"Van Triumph is a yacht surrounded by mystery; we’ve been trying unsuccessfully for two years to determine whether she’s in the hands of a new owner. Hong Kong financier...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #72: Sans Peur

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

#72: SANS PEUR—210'0"This yacht’s name means “Without Fear” in French. She doesn’t get much use.Y: 1933; B: J.J. Thornycroft & Co., England; N: Builder; H: Steel; E: unknownWorld’s 100 Largest...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #73: Lady Marina

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

#73: LADY MARINA—209'10"Lady Marina calls Monaco home. She’s the successor to a 164-footer and, like that yacht, features a number of intricate murals. Sergio Mantegazza, a self-made Swiss...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #74: Shahnaz

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

#74: SHAHNAZ—209'9"In recent years this yacht had her bridge deck extended to make more room for guests and the stern modified to accommodate crew better. She’s Saudi-owned.Y: 1991; B: Cantieri...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #75: Cedar Sea II

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

#75: CEDAR SEA II—208'8"Her faucets are real gold, and the woodwork is set with real gems. That’s fitting, as the yacht is owned by the same family that owns the international diamond and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #76: Sokar

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

#76: SOKAR—208'3"Thirty-two million dollars will get you the famous yacht upon which the late Dodi al-Fayed wooed the late Princess Diana. Anyone with young children or assistants on call...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #77: Lionheart

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

#77: LIONHEART—206'7"A repeat customer of Benetti (widely reported to be Philip Green, a British retail magnate) took delivery of his latest and largest yacht this spring. If you see her, keep...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #78: Force Blue

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

#78: FORCE BLUE—206'0"Formula One team owner Flavio Briatore took in the sights and sounds of the Monaco Grand Prix from the decks of his yacht in May. He often entertains super models and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #79: Northern Star

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

#79: NORTHERN STAR—206'0"While her country-home interior decor stands in sharp contrast to her rugged exterior looks, Northern Star is intended to be a home away from home for her Canadian...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #80: Lady Lola

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

#80: LADY LOLA—205'5"While the Travel Channel continues to air a program featuring a tour of this yacht given by her former owners, an American couple, Lady Lola has been owned by a European...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #81: Apogee

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

#81: APOGEE—205'0"A funny thing happened to Darwin Deason, a Texan who runs the computer company ACS, several years ago. He told D Magazine, “We were going to the beach one day, and it was...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #82: Fortunato

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

#82: FORTUNATO—204'5"The ex-Cakewalk has been used by a private owner for personal cruises in the Med and other spots for about two years.Y: 2000; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland...

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