America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #8: Talitha

#8: TALITHA—247'4"

You read that name right: She’s now Talitha, not Talitha G. This summer, shortly after she emerged from a refit at Blohm + Voss that saw the construction of new funnels to hide some of her nav and communication equipment and thereby preserve her classic lines, she dropped the "G." Her longstanding Web site,, also now redirects to What hasn’t changed is the crew’s great sense of humor and camaraderie, as evident from their bios and blog.

Y: 1929/1994; B: Krupps Kiel, Germany; N: Cox & Stevens; H: steel; E: 2/1,400-hp Caterpillars

America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008

This article originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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