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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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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #46: Kogo

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

#46: KOGO—235’3”Alstom Marine is hoping that this recent delivery, featuring styling by Tim Heywood, leads to more yacht contracts and, in turn, the creation of an entire yacht division in...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #47: Utopia

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

#47: UTOPIA—234'9"For E420,000 per week (about $539,000 at presstime), you can charter Utopia in the Med this summer. She’s the second largest Feadship ever built and has an entire deck...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #48: The One

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

#48: THE ONE—233'0"An Italian is said to be the owner of this blue-hulled yacht, which received a new pair of engines about a year ago. If her styling looks familiar to you new yacht-spotters,...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #49: Skat

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

#49: SKAT—233'0"If you’ve ever wondered what the attraction of owning one of these megabeauties was, then consider this statement from Charles Simonyi, Skat’s owner: “Yachts are the closest a...

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