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August 2010 Megayachts Column

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2010 | Add a Comment

Redefining "Refit"Moonen Shipyards tackles new challenges with the Dixon 120.What do you call a refit that’s a whole lot more than a refit? Moonen Shipyards in Holland is currently coping with that...

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Dixon 120

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2010 | Add a Comment

Moonen is redefining refit with the Dixon 120. After the bankruptcy of Royal Denship shipyard in Denmark, Moonen took over the construction of a 120-foot megayacht, and these are the deck-by-deck...

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Design: Nordhavn 120

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted March 2010 | Add a Comment

The Greatest EscapeWith its biggest boat to date, Nordhavn stays true to its oceangoing heritage.A Ready to relax? Head for the alfresco Jacuzzi tub. B A foredeck davit lets you launch tenders to...

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Sanlorenzo SD92

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted February 2010 | Add a Comment

  I’m an unabashed, unapologetic traditionalist when it comes to marine design and aesthetics. So, right off the top, I’m going to admit that my appreciation for the classical good...

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Feadship 214 Trident

By Catherine Pearson | Posted February 2010 | Add a Comment

The Friendly GiantThis 214-footer‘s adaptability allows her to offer something for everyone.When you think Feadship, you probably think quality, experience, and precision. Or maybe your mind...

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CRN's Blue Eyes

By Catherine Pearson | Posted February 2010 | Add a Comment

Deep Blue ExplorerCRN keeps its Blue Eyes focused on the ocean.On many megayachts, it’s easy to forget that you are actually on the water. You can get so lost in the lavish interior spaces, in...

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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2009

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2009 | Add a Comment

While perusing the pages of this, our latest list of America's 100 Largest Yachts, you're likely to notice somethingof a trend. At presstime, a lot of the boats on the following pages were on the...

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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2009

By Catherine Pearson | Posted November 2009 | Add a Comment

While perusing the pages of this, our latest list of America’s 100 Largest Yachts, you’re likely to notice something of a trend. At presstime, a lot of the boats on the following pages were on the...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #96: Trident

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Trident | 213'9" ( tie )In June, during a tour of Dutch-based builders, I got a chance to take a short cruise around Amsterdam aboard this 214-foot beauty. And even though her Donald-Starkey...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #82: Attessa

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Attessa | 225'0" ( 71 ) Billionaire industrialist, shipping magnate, and true boat lover Dennis Washington owns this 226-foot beauty, which has a storied past despite her youthful appearance. She...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #78: Martha Ann

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Martha Ann | 229'6" ( 67 ) ( tie )Martha Ann’s a globe-trotter of the first order. Since her launch in December 2007, she’s already made landfall in a host of palm-fringed ports in the Bahamas and...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #65: Predator

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Predator | 238'8" ( 54 ) At first glance Predator may seem like something out of a Jules Verne novel, but she is very real and very eye-catching. Her axe-bow design is actually a throwback to ships...

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The World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2009 #46: Madsummer

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Madsummer | ( tie ) 257'2"Do you have a million bucks you’re looking to do something with? Well, you could use it to charter this American-owned 257-footer for the week. And what a yacht you’d get...

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