America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #41: Allegro
This summer media outlets were abuzz with stories quoting reliable sources that Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas casino mogul, purchased this three-year-old yacht. They also claimed he’s going to refit her, though no details were given.
Y: 2005; B: Benetti, Italy; N: Stefano Natucci; H: steel; E: 2/1,500-hp Caterpillars
Did you know?
• the yacht was seen in Greece in July
• Allegro’s interior was never photographed for public release
• some reporters who picked up the news about Steve Wynn couldn’t resist pointing out he already has seafaring experience, sort of: When he opened the Treasure Island casino, it became famous for having a pirate ship, complete with a nightly battle, out front.
This article originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.