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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #65: Callisto

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

#65: CALLISTO—215'0"Not much is known about her, other than that her interior is by designer Terence Disdale.Y: 2006; B: Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland: N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #66: Astarte II

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

#66: ASTARTE II—213'9"Greece and Italy are two places you’re most likely to catch sight of Astarte II.Y: 1988; B: Blohm & Voss, Germany; N: Builder/Ross Industries; H: Steel; E: 2/2,992-hp...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #67: Ambrosia

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

#67: AMBROSIA—213'3"This is the third same-named Benetti for her owner, Taiwan native Ambrose Young, but she’s his and the yard’s first with azipod propulsion. Her interior is Art Deco, but an...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #68: Wedge Too

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

#68: WEDGE TOO—213'3"Lebanese deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and his wife Hala have entertained many international dignitaries, ranging from political to philanthropic figures, onboard their...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #69: White Rose of Drachs

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

#69: WHITE ROSE OF DRACHS —213'2"Talk about a royal welcome: Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, christened this canoe-stern yacht two years ago. You’re apt to see her in Cap d’Ail, France....

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #70: Shemara

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

#70: SHEMARA—212'0"Harry Hyams, a retired British property developer, has owned this yacht for several years. If his name is familiar, it’s because earlier this year he became the victim of...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #71: Van Triumph

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

#71: VAN TRIUMPH—212'0"Van Triumph is a yacht surrounded by mystery; we’ve been trying unsuccessfully for two years to determine whether she’s in the hands of a new owner. Hong Kong financier...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #72: Sans Peur

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

#72: SANS PEUR—210'0"This yacht’s name means “Without Fear” in French. She doesn’t get much use.Y: 1933; B: J.J. Thornycroft & Co., England; N: Builder; H: Steel; E: unknownWorld’s 100 Largest...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #73: Lady Marina

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

#73: LADY MARINA—209'10"Lady Marina calls Monaco home. She’s the successor to a 164-footer and, like that yacht, features a number of intricate murals. Sergio Mantegazza, a self-made Swiss...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #74: Shahnaz

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

#74: SHAHNAZ—209'9"In recent years this yacht had her bridge deck extended to make more room for guests and the stern modified to accommodate crew better. She’s Saudi-owned.Y: 1991; B: Cantieri...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #75: Cedar Sea II

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

#75: CEDAR SEA II—208'8"Her faucets are real gold, and the woodwork is set with real gems. That’s fitting, as the yacht is owned by the same family that owns the international diamond and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #76: Sokar

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

#76: SOKAR—208'3"Thirty-two million dollars will get you the famous yacht upon which the late Dodi al-Fayed wooed the late Princess Diana. Anyone with young children or assistants on call...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #77: Lionheart

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

#77: LIONHEART—206'7"A repeat customer of Benetti (widely reported to be Philip Green, a British retail magnate) took delivery of his latest and largest yacht this spring. If you see her, keep...

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