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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #81: Apogee

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

#81: APOGEE—205'0"A funny thing happened to Darwin Deason, a Texan who runs the computer company ACS, several years ago. He told D Magazine, “We were going to the beach one day, and it was...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #82: Fortunato

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

#82: FORTUNATO—204'5"The ex-Cakewalk has been used by a private owner for personal cruises in the Med and other spots for about two years.Y: 2000; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #83: Virginian

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

#83: VIRGINIAN—204'2"The mahogany-paneled saloon with a working fireplace is the perfect place to relax aboard Virginian. If her walls could talk, imagine the tales they’d tell; people ranging...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #84: Lady Christina

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

#84: LADY CHRISTINA—203'4"If you’re going to treat yourself to a little luxury, borrow a page from this yacht’s owner: He’s devoted a private saloon and dining area to himself within his suite...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #85: Moneikos

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

#85: MONEIKOS—203'4"This spring an Italian took delivery of his newest yacht from Codecasa, though this one is nearly 40 feet longer than his previous vessel.Y: 2006; B: Codecasa, Italy; N:...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #86: Rasselas

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

#86: RASSELAS—203'4"If you compare interior photos of this Rasselas to her predecessor, another Feadship about 30 feet smaller, you might conclude that she’s a carbon copy. But in reality,...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #87: Sarah

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

#87: SARAH—203'4"Sarah is just one of many yachts that have enjoyed cruising in Spain in recent years. Donald Starkey oversaw both her styling and interior design. Fully forward on her...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #88: Solemar

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

#88: SOLEMAR—201'8"The owner’s suite is a two-deck affair on the main deck aboard Solemar. Just one question, though: Who could possibly concentrate on work in the office, raised on the same...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #89: Esmeralda

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

#89: ESMERALDA—201'7"Esmeralda caters to large charter parties, given her 11 staterooms. Her 33-foot beam also means there’s plenty of room on all four decks.Y: 1981; B: Codecasa; Italy; N:...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #90: New Sunrise

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

#90: NEW SUNRISE—201'1"Charter guests can tickle the ivories in this canoe-sterned yacht’s saloon, or they can admire the sunrise insignia (golden, of course) on her mast from the Jacuzzi or...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #91: Il Vagabondo Again

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

#91: IL VAGABONDO AGAIN—200'7"Owners sometimes do the strangest things: This yacht was rechristened with the name you see here after being known as Il Vagabondo, but all while under the same...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #92: Darnice III

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

#92: DARNICE III—200'1"When this yacht was being built at Benetti, her owner had a stake in the shipyard. She could still be owned by that same person, a Libyan by birth who held Italian and...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #93: April Fool

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

#93: APRIL FOOL—200'0"Fittingly, this lady was launched on April 1. An American acquired her early in the construction process, under the project name Lioness. Not much is known about her at...

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