World's 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #46: Laurel
Italy, Monaco, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Antigua are just some of the countries this yacht visited over the past several months—not bad for a first year's itinerary. Note her hull material: Delta, known for its fiberglass work, subcontracted the hull to Dakota Creek Industries, also of Washington State. The owner is an American—not Microsoft chairman Bill Gates, however, despite several erroneous reports floating around the World Wide Web.
Y: 2006; B: Delta Marine, USA; N: Delta Design Group; H: steel; E: 2/2,500-hp Caterpillars
This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.