America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #8: Skat

#8: Skat—233'0"

Charles Simonyi, a software developer, couldn’t care less about the world knowing he owns this yacht. In fact, he talks openly about her and is often seen onboard, particularly in Europe in the summertime. Just this past season she was spotted in Italy, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. But c’mon, Charles, you of all people should know that if you’re gonna reserve a Web domain for your yacht (MY Skat), you’ve got to include something other than a single page with a single photo!

Y: 2002; B: Lrssen, Germany; N: Builder/Espen ino Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/2,680-hp MTUs

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This article originally appeared in the November 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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