#68: AMAZON EXPRESS—220'11"
Hands down one of the oddest-looking converted craft around, Amazon Express grabs your attention and keeps you staring in astonishment, even bewilderment. First, there's the grey paint that covers her hull and much of her superstructure—save for the areas painted in teal. Then there are her bright-yellow light and navigation masts. And last but not least, there are her pink (yes, pink) and yellow satcom domes. Jean "Johnny" Pigozzi, an Italian photographer, owns her.
Y: 1966/1984/1994; B: Arsenale Venezia, Italy/Horten, Norway and Arsenale Venezia, Italy (conversions); N: builder/Espen ino Naval Architects (conversion); H: steel; E: 1/1,710-hp Wickmann
This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.