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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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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #28: Delma

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

#28: DELMA—279'8"Last year we were informed that this lady was strictly being used for personal and family trips, but she's actually available for charter, too. In fact, she'll be doing a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #29: O'Mega

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

#29: O'MEGA—270'7"What could be better than starting your day with a rousing ride on a banana boat, partaking in a little windsurfing and water skiing, and winding up the day with yoga and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #30: Alfa Nero

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

#30: ALFA NERO—269'0"When Alfa Nero made her boat-show debut at last year's Monaco Yacht Show, even the most jaded attendees found their jaws dropping. From the aft-deck pool made all the more...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #31: Sarafsa

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

#31: SARAFSA—269'0"Peter Powell / Monacoeye.comSarafsaFour years of secrecy preceded the delivery of this six-deck beauty a few months ago. In fact, known only as Project 54 until she emerged...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #32: Golden Odyssey

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

#32: GOLDEN ODYSSEY—265'7"Way before it was popular to be eco-minded, Prince Khalid bin Sultan, the assistant defense minister of Saudi Arabia, was worried about the impact man was having on...

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