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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #62: Boadicea

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

#62: BOADICEA—231'3"With a range of 7,000 NM at 14 knots, Boadicea pretty much can venture where she wants to. She was put up for sale late last year by Australian media baron Reg Grundy but is...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #63: Absinthe

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

#63: ABSINTHE—230'4"Her commercial heritage still shines through her lines, as it should, given that Absinthe ventures to cold climates as much as warm ones. She also bears a bright-yellow...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #64: Amadeus

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

#64: AMADEUS—229'7"Christo303 / Yacht-Images.comAmadeusFormer British Prime Minister Tony Blair, his wife Cherie, and rock star Bono cruised together aboard this yacht late last summer, at the...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #65: Reverie

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

#65: REVERIE—229'7"Six hundred thousand euros (about $946,260) will get you a week's charter aboard Reverie, where you'll get the use of a steam room, a teppanyaki bar, a private sunpad and...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #66: Sherakhan

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

#66: SHERAKHAN—229'7"Sherakhan is a far cry from the abandoned commercial ship she once was, boasting a library, a dining room for 26 that sits beneath an atrium more than 20 feet high, and a...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #67: Martha Ann

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

#67: MARTHA ANN—229'6"Talk about stepping up to the plate: The American who took delivery of this new yacht in May previously owned a 140-footer. The yacht was code-named Shark, part of a...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #68: St. Nicolas

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

#68: ST. NICOLAS—229'6"This yacht bears the same name as the patron saint of sailors as well as the patron saint of Russia (both sometimes spelled "Nicholas"). In keeping with this, there's...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #69: Nomad

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

#69: NOMAD—228'0"The ex-Floridian, one of the largest aluminum yachts in the world, sold to a Saudi owner last summer. She's no longer available for charter, the way Floridian was. She pulled...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #70: Siran

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

#70: SIRAN—225'1"A year-and-a-half-long refit lengthened this lady, giving her new alfresco relaxation areas as well as a tender stowage area, revealed when a hatch on her port side drops. She'...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #71: Attessa

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

#71: ATTESSA—225'0"American industrialist Dennis Washington (see Attessa, no. 16) has kept this 225-footer in Mexico most of the year. Since the yacht is strictly for private use, only he and...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #72: Lady Anne

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

#72: LADY ANNE—224'7"If there was any doubt as to how appealing this yacht's design is, the fact that photos of her bow and full profile taken on her launch day have been downloaded from our...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #73: Aviva

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

#73: AVIVA—223'1"Aviva's sharp, nearly vertical bow is her most distinguishing feature, purposely chosen by the owner, a Brit who has owned a few yachts previously, for its efficiency in...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #74: Kismet

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

#74: KISMET—233'1"A skylight in this yacht's skylounge lets light filter down through Dale Chihuly glass sculptures, creating a colorful atmosphere, particularly when the room is used as the...

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