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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #15: Indian Empress

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#15: INDIAN EMPRESS—311'7"Indian EmpressIf you're going to throw a party aboard your boat, then borrow a page from the book of this yacht's owner, Vijay Mallya, the Indian-born liquor...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #16: Attessa

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#16: ATTESSA—302'4"The extensive refit of the former Evergreen is proceeding smoothly according to her captain and project manager, Capt. Ted McCumber. This will be the fourth Attessa (...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #17: Mayan Queen

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#17: MAYAN QUEEN—301'8"The code-named project Safari hit the water in May and should be ready for delivery around the time you're reading this. Through super-sleuthing, we discovered her real...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #18: Tatoosh

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#18: TATOOSH—301'8"Here's the second yacht owned by Paul Allen (see Octopus, no. 3) on our list. Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie as well as their kids went for a spin around the South of...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #19: Nahlin

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#19: NAHLIN—300'0"Three years and still going, the refit of this nearly 80-year-old yacht continues in Germany. It began at Nobiskrug, but she was seen in March en route to Hamburg, possibly to...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #20: Nero

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#20: NERO—295'6"NemoSaid to be owned by a Turkish national, this lady launched last year but apparently wasn't delivered until this year. Instead of a transom “beach” with a fold-down platform...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #21: Ice

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#21: ICE—295'3"Do you remember your 40th birthday party? As cool as it might have been, it has to pale in comparison to what Suleiman Kerimov, the owner of Ice, did: The Russian oilman and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #22: Lauren L

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#22: LAUREN L—295'3"Last year, when Liveras Yachts purchased this boat, then known as Constellation, we knew the yacht-management company would have her undergo a refit—and what a refit...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #23: Asean Lady

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#23: ASEAN LADY—289'0"Say what you will about Asean Lady's unusual two-hull design, but there's proven principle behind it. Based on an outrigger canoe, it provides a more stable platform in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #24: Arctic P

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#24: ARCTIC P—288'7"When Arctic P headed to Tahiti early this spring, one person in particular was probably more excited about stepping aboard than anyone else: the lucky bidder who won a week'...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #25: Ecstasea

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#25: ECSTASEA—282'0"Not only does Ecstasea look fast, she is fast: Imagine her zipping past you at 35 knots, which is what she's reportedly capable of when her gas turbine kicks in. She's part...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #26: Kingdom 5KR

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#26: KINGDOM 5KR—281'9"This floating palace has another floating palace to compete against: Her owner, Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia, has a new Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #27: Alysia

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#27: ALYSIA—279'8"With a nearly one-to-one guest-to-crew ratio, Alysia ensures charter guests are pampered to the max. That's why she's able to demand—and get—weekly rates ranging...

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