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The World’s 100 Largest Yachts - 2013

By PMY Staff | Posted July 2013 | Add a Comment

As Power & Motoryacht’s annual list of the largest yachts in the world has evolved over the years, one thing has stayed the same: These yachts are the very elite members of a very exclusive...

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The World’s 100 Largest Yachts - 2012

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

Welcome to the 27th annual edition of The World’s 100 Largest Yachts, a.k.a. the PMY 100. Yes, you read that right. Twenty-seven consecutive years of breaking out our tape measures and trying...

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Megayachts Get Larger and Larger

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2012 | Add a Comment

As megayachts get larger and larger, the yachts on previous versions of the PMY 100 have slid down the list. And each year the boat at number 100 gets a bit larger: This year’s number 100,...

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The PMY 100 Largest Yachts 2011

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2011 | Add a Comment

When fans of The PMY 100 open their August issue, the first thing they check is whether there’s a new No. 1. This year there isn’t: Eclipse holds that spot just as she did last year. And it’s not...

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PMY 100 Largest Yachts, 2010

By Alyssa Haak | Posted August 2010 | Add a Comment

For the past 25 years, Power & Motoryacht has scoured the globe for information on the world’s 100 largest yachts. And in that time, a lot has changed. In August 1985, when the list began, we...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #82: Attessa

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Attessa | 225'0" ( 71 ) Billionaire industrialist, shipping magnate, and true boat lover Dennis Washington owns this 226-foot beauty, which has a storied past despite her youthful appearance. She...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #78: Martha Ann

By Capt. Bill Pike | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Martha Ann | 229'6" ( 67 ) ( tie )Martha Ann’s a globe-trotter of the first order. Since her launch in December 2007, she’s already made landfall in a host of palm-fringed ports in the Bahamas and...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #65: Predator

By Capt. Patrick S... | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Predator | 238'8" ( 54 ) At first glance Predator may seem like something out of a Jules Verne novel, but she is very real and very eye-catching. Her axe-bow design is actually a throwback to ships...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #31: Vibrant Curiosity

By | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

Vibrant Curiosity | 280'4"Talk about pedigree. Vibrant Curiosity is the fourth in Oceanco’s line of Y700-code yachts, which means she counts as sisterships fellow Top 100-ers like Alfa Nero (35) and...

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100 Largest Yachts 2009 #23: Dubawi

By Capt. Grant Rafter | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2009Dubawi | 297'2"A lot of effort goes into any refit, but converting a 20-year-old passenger ship that’s six decks tall and just one yard short of a football field into a...

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2009

By | Posted July 2009 | Add a Comment

There’s no denying that, economically speaking, this has been a turbulent year all over the world. And yet flipping through the 2009 edition of "The Power...

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #9: Pelorus

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#9: PELORUS—377'3"Pelorus was in Denmark earlier this year, after having spent several months at Blohm + Voss' facility in Germany for some maintenance work. While we don't have details on what...

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100 Largest Yachts 2008 (State-Owned) #1: Dubai

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#1: DUBAI—531'5"GUSHL / Yacht-Images.comDubaiHas the Crown Prince of Dubai finally finished fiddling with the interior of the world's largest yacht? It seems so, based upon a few twirls around...

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