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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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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #33: Bart Roberts

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

#33: BART ROBERTS—265'0"When a young (think thirtysomething) Saudi purchased this converted ice breaker, one of the first things he had done to the yacht was change her hull from black to red....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #34: Amevi

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

#34: AMEVI—262'5"Christopher SuffeleersAmeviBritish newspapers have reported that Indian steel billionaire Lakshmi Mittal commissioned this lady for 100 million about four years ago, which...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #35: Al Diriyah

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

#35: AL DIRIYAH—257'9"When we last checked this yacht's travels in marine-traffic records, she was in Greece and expected to head for Port Said in Egypt. She flies the Saudi Arabian flag and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #36: Delphine

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

#36: DELPHINE—257'8"Carpet, furnishings, and other decorative items aboard this restored classic are all replicas of the originals that were aboard in the 1920's. It took six years and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #37: Eminence

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

#37: EMINENCE—257'2"The project that started out as Excellence IV for American car dealer and yachtsman Herb Chambers changed hands several months ago, quietly—so quietly that no formal...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #38: Montkaj

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

#38: MONTKAJ—256'0"Underwater lighting, stairway lighting, mast lighting, overall accent lighting—Montkaj has got it all and is a sight to behold at night. She's another Saudi-owned yacht...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #39: Lone Ranger

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

#39: LONE RANGER—255'0"For $48 million you can buy one of the most adventurous yachts on the planet, from Peter Lewis, the American who headed Progressive Casualty Insurance Company for several...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #40: Tueq

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

#40: TUEQ—254'6"Panoramic lounges both fore (for the owner) and aft (for guests) treat everyone to great views, which are surely appreciated in beautiful cruising regions such as Spain and...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #41: Samar

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

#41: SAMAR—252'6"When Samar was commissioned, she represented the largest yacht to be built in the UK since Britannia was launched. On her uppermost deck, a helicopter is stowed aft, while a...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #42: Princess Mariana

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

#42: PRINCESS MARIANA—252'3"Carlos Peralta Quintero, president of Mexican telecommunications company Iusacell, has an unusual tender for this Danish-built yacht: a racy-looking 115-footer...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #43: Lady Sarya

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

#43: LADY SARYA—250'4"The refit date you see below isn't a typo: She really was extensively changed two years after her launch, to the tune of being lengthened nearly 40 feet. Sardinia and...

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