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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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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #44: Anastasia

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

#44: ANASTASIA—247'7"Gabriel Whiting / Monacoeye.comAnastasiaKnown as Y703 (her project number at Oceanco) during her build, this new yacht is widely reported to belong to Russian oligarch...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #45: Talitha G

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

#45: TALITHA G—247'4"Talitha G underwent one heckuva refit last winter in Germany. Not only were parts of the interior gutted, but the original funnels were taken off the yacht, replaced with...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #46: Giant

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

#46: GIANT—247'0"Visit Giant Limited, and you can take a video tour of her deck areas, including her cavernous engine room. You can also look at lots of photos and detailed drawings of various...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #47: Leander

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

#47: LEANDER—245'3"Christopher SuffeleersLeanderCharter guests aboard Leander are treated to a royal welcome, but a real royal welcome occurred earlier this year when England's Prince Charles...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #48: Enigma

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

#48: ENIGMA—244'4"Enigma spent several months in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, this year, having some maintenance work done, among other things. The yacht has a half-court for basketball on her aft...

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