America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #7: Lone Ranger

#7: LONE RANGER—255'0"

Forty-eight million dollars will get you this converted icebreaking tug, which has a 31,000-mile range. That puts far-flung corners of the globe within easier reach compared to traditional yachts. Her 43'6'' beam ensures plenty of space to relax and stow toys; in fact, she’s carried a 40-footer since her conversion in 1994.

Y: 1972/1994; B: Schichau-Unterwesser, Germany; N: Claus Kusch (conversion); H: steel; E: 2/4,400-hp Deutz-MWMs

America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008

Did you know?

• when Peter Lewis, founder of the Progressive insurance company, purchased this yacht in 1997, he spent $10 million on a refit that would allow the yacht to cruise the world

• and cruise the world he has: Lone Ranger has visited Canada, the Leeward and Windward Islands, Spain, Corsica, Sardinia, Turkey, South Africa, the Seychelles, the Maldives, Australia, and New Zealand, among other regions

• the yacht has even visited Antarctica.

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

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