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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #4: Savarona

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#4: SAVARONA—408’0”If there’s any doubt that people in general, not just regular readers like you, can’t get enough of these yachts, then here’s your proof: There’s a Turkish restaurant in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #5: Alexander

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#5: ALEXANDER—400’2”This former cruise ship can accommodate upwards of 80 guests. That’s a big attraction for large charter parties as well as corporate charters. Among the 26 guest staterooms...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #6: Turama

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#6: TURAMA—381’11”Seventy guests and 60 crew can fill the decks of Turama, and still there’d be plenty of elbowroom left over. The main saloon has a grand piano as well as a dance floor, plus a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #7: Atlantis II

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#7: ATLANTIS II—379’7”When the Greek shipping tycoon Stavros Niarchos was alive, he commissioned this yacht as a replacement for one he gave to Saudi Arabia’s King Fahd. Atlantis II remains in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #8: Pelorus

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#8: PELORUS—377’3”Pelorus and her owner, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, spent the winter cruising in the Indian Ocean, including the Seychelles and the Maldives. The yacht has a clever...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #9: Le Grand Bleu

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#9: LE GRAND BLEU—370’0”Here’s the second of three yachts on our list that are owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich (see Pelorus and Ecstasea). Or does he still own her? Rumor-mill

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #10: Lady Moura

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#10: LADY MOURA—344’0”To say that Lady Moura is impressive is like saying Claude Monet was a good painter. She towers over every other yacht in Monaco’s Port Hercule, where you’ll typically...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #11: Christina O

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#11: CHRISTINA O—325’3”If we had a dollar for each time a gossip sheet or entertainment magazine showed pictures of a celebrity aboard “his yacht” or “her yacht,” we’d own one of these...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #12: Carinthia VII

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#12: CARINTHIA VII— 321’5”When 19-year-old Heidi Jelinek walked into a hotel bar in 1959, little did she suspect that she’d end up one of the richest people in the world. Today, known as Heidi...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #13: Limitless

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#13: LIMITLESS—315’8”Forty-one feet wide, Limitless has abundant room for her owner, American Leslie Wexner (CEO of Limited Brands, which owns The Limited, Victoria’s Secret, and other apparel...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #14: Evergreen

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#14: EVERGREEN—302’4”Given the strength of sales throughout the megayacht market, especially in this stratospheric size range, it’s strange to see that this yacht has been for sale for the past...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #15: Tatoosh

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#15: TATOOSH—301’8”Just like Paul Allen’s other yacht Octopus, Tatoosh gets around the world. Last spring she cruised from Tahiti to Mexico before heading across the Atlantic to the Med. She...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #16: Nahlin

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#16: NAHLIN—300’0”Nahlin arrived at Nobiskrug in Germany last summer for a long and undoubtedly laborious restoration, given her age and condition. From the 1980’s through the late 1990’s, she’...

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