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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2005 Page 11

America’s 100 Largest Yachts - 2005

By Diane M. Byrne

   
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86. THEMIS - 156'0"
The Greek goddess of justice is more than just an inspiration for this yacht’s name; she’s an inspiration for the owner, too. Ronald Motley, the famed litigator who took on the tobacco industry in the 1990’s, is currently working on a $1-trillion class-action lawsuit against alleged financiers of the 9/11 attacks.
Y: 1998; B: Trinity Yachts, USA; N: Builder/Paragon Design; H: Aluminum; E: 2/2,250-hp Caterpillars

87. PRINCESS K - 155'10"
The former D’Natalin II sold over the summer. No word was available at presstime on whether she’ll continue to charter.
Y: 1999; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/905-hp Caterpillars

88. APRIL FOOL - 155'8"
Residents of Helsinki, Finland, were surprised to see this yacht in the harbor last year, as megayachts don’t typically venture their way. If she heads to your area, you’ll recognize her due to her dual staircases that rise uninterrupted from her swim platform to her top deck.
Y: 2003; B: International Shipyards Ancona, Italy; N: Walter Franchini; H: Steel; E: 2/2,000-hp MTUs

89. ONE MORE TOY - 155'0"
The ex-Liquidity is now available for charter, for up to $150,000 per week. A small hardtop lends her sporty appeal outside, while high-gloss black walnut dresses up her interior.
Y: 2001; B: Christensen Shipyards, USA; N: Builder; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/1,800-hp DDC-MTUs

90. PRIVACY - 155'0"
Pictures of Tiger Woods diving off the side of his yacht in Barbados were splashed all over newspapers and Web sites worldwide last October. (So much for his yacht’s name...)
Y: 2004; B: Christensen Shipyards, USA; N: Builder; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/1,800-hp MTUs

91. OHANA - 154'0"
The yacht formerly known as Roxana chartered in the Bahamas earlier this year and is expected to be in the Caribbean for the winter. Two of her four guest staterooms can be combined to create a spacious suite.
Y: 1998; B: Admiral Marine Works, USA; N: Donald Starkey/Builder; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/1,650-hp Caterpillars

92. DAYBREAK - 153'3"
Daybreak is for sale for €21 million (about $26 million at presstime). An Asian-inspired red screen serves as a headboard in the master stateroom, where there’s also a separate lounge/seating area.
Y: 1997; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/905-hp Caterpillars

93. CHARISMA - 153'0"
The decor of Charisma is more akin to that of a classic sailing yacht. There are also model boats onboard, including the schooner Americaand a Riva runabout. While the owner is planning on keeping those models, the rest of the yacht can be yours for $19.75 million.
Y: 1985; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/745-hp Detroit Diesels

94. CHANTAL MA VIE - 152'0"
On occasion Chantal Ma Vie tows a 45-foot Kevlar RIB. She’ll charter this winter in the Caribbean for $62,500, where the cockpit Jacuzzi surely will be put to good use.
Y: 1984; B: John Nylen, USA; N: Builder/Jim Krogen; H: Steel; E: 2/700-hp Caterpillars

95. LADY ALLISON - 152'0"
Here’s proof that not all New Yorkers head to the Hamptons for the summer: Leonard and Allison Stern entertain family and friends aboard their yacht in the Med most summers. Leonard is the former chairman of Hartz Mountain.
Y: 1991; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent, Holland; N: de Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/930-hp Detroit Diesels

96. LIA FAIL - 152'0"
Her unusual name is Gaelic for stone of destiny, said to be the inauguration stone used for the ancient Irish and Scottish kings. Some people believe it’s also the famous Coronation Stone in Westminster Abbey in London.
Y: 2005; B: Northern Marine, USA; N: Setzer Design Group; H: Fiberglass; E: 2/2,250-hp Caterpillars

97. MONTIGNE - 152'0"
Montigne is one of a few Feadships that participated in the Phuket Invitational Superyacht Rendezvous last year.
Y: 1986; B: Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: 2/900-hp Caterpillars

98. Piano Bar - 152'0"
How’s this for a yacht name? Wood crossbeams give her saloon a classic look. She’ll be chartering the Caribbean this winter for $145,000 per week.
Y: 1982/1999; B: Picchiotti, Italy; N: Arthur DeFever/Murray & Associates; H: Steel; E: 2/850-hp Caterpillars

99. Flamingo Daze - 151'6"
A few of this yacht’s rooms have artwork depicting flamingos. A 112-inch screen drops from the skylounge’s overhead for the ultimate movie experience.
Y: 2003; B: Hakvoort, Holland: N: Vripack Yachting/Glade Johnson Design; H: Steel; E: 2/960-hp Caterpillars

100. Francine - 151'3"
Her main-deck lounge is used more as a cigar lounge; the bridge deck instead holds the main saloon.
Y: 1989/1999; B: Benetti, Italy/International Marine Serv ice, France: N: Builder/Tom Fexas; H: Steel; E: unknown

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This article originally appeared in the November 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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