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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #33: Princess Mariana

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

#33: PRINCESS MARIANA—252’3”Does your boss treat you well? Bet he or she isn’t as good to you and your fellow employees as Princess Mariana’s owner is to his. Carlos Peralta Quintero (who’s...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #34: Lady Sarya

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

#34: LADY SARYA—250’4”If you’re from the New York area, then no doubt you recognize the name William Levitt (the housing developer of Levittown fame). He was the original owner of this yacht,...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #35: Talitha G

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

#35: TALITHA G—247’4”Visit Talitha G, and you’ll learn fun facts like: the engineer’s nickname is Banjo (due to his love of the instrument); the chief stewardess claims to have one of the...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #36: Giant

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

#36: GIANT—247’0”An icebreaker-turned-expedition-yacht with a bright-red hull, Giant has a garage for a four-by-four as well as a plethora of other toys, including two 40-foot sportfishermen, a...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #37: Leander

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

#37: LEANDER—245’3”Arguably one of the most beautiful, graceful yachts afloat, this blue-hulled lady treats her elite charter guests like royalty, given the two-to-one crew-to-guest ratio. All...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #38: Enigma

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

#38: ENIGMA—244’4”New Zealand’s M2 magazine listed Enigma in an article aptly named “10 Super Yachts We Want” (subtitled “We’re Not Fussed on the Order”). Among the reasons: the 100-inch...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #39: Ilona

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

#39: ILONA —241’8”Ilona spent about two months in Barcelona earlier this year, before causing a stir in London in May when she docked at Canary Wharf. She’s the pride of Frank Lowry, an...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #40: Salem

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

#40: SALEM—241’0”This former weather ship remains somewhat of a mystery, as we haven’t been able to determine the year she was originally launched—though one report we’ve seen...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #41: Laurel

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

#41: LAUREL—240’0”Sure, there are other, larger debuts on our list, but this one can claim something none of the others can: She’s the largest yacht built on American soil since the 1930’s. She...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #42: Queen M

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

#42: QUEEN M—238’2”Tickling the ivories is likely a favorite pastime aboard Queen M, given the baby grand in the saloon (opposite a bar, of course). There’s an additional saloon of sorts on the...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #43: RM Elegant

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

#43: RM ELEGANT—237’5”Her styling may not be what you consider, well, elegant (she resembles a half circle), but you can’t deny that RM Elegant makes you take a second look. Her staterooms are...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #44: Coral Island

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

#44: CORAL ISLAND—236’0”A little more than 40 feet wide, Coral Island strikes an impressive pose on the seas. She’s been surrounded by secrecy for more than a decade, though her owner is widely...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #45: Tueq

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

#45: TUEQ—235’6”This yacht is a frequent visitor to the South of France as well as Spain. Her owner is Prince Salman of Saudi Arabia, the brother of the late King Fahd. British designer Michael...

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