Chartering in Alaska and the rest of the Pacific Northwest isn’t terribly unusual, but the way Absinthe does it sure is. For $252,000 per week, her guests get to partake in heliskiing in remote areas where the powder is untouched. In Mexico and Costa Rica, she does helitours for sightseeing and even heli fly-fishing excursions. But she can be yours and only yours for the purchase price of $16.9 million.
Y: 1973/2005; B: Astilleros y Talleres Celaya, Spain/Allied Shipyard, Canada; N: Sparkman & Stephens; H: Steel; E: 2/1,125-hp Caterpillars
This article originally appeared in the August 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.