America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #89: Barchetta

#89: Barchetta—157'0"

How can a yacht hit a pothole? When she’s Barchetta and being trailered down the road from her builder’s facility. Turns out a broken water pipe softened up the road and caused a delay during her launch last April. Thankfully no damage occurred, and Barchetta, featuring a bright-red nameboard, is embarking on her first year on the charter circuit. (For more, see Little Boat.)

Y: 2006; B: Christensen Shipyards, USA; N: Builder; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/2,000-hp MTUs

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

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