The World’s 100 Largest Yachts: 2013 - page 2

The PMY 100: 2013


The PMY 100: 2013

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  1. AzzamLength: 590'5" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  2. Eclipse—Length: 534'8" 
    Builder: Blohm + Voss Shipyard
  3. Dubai—Length: 531'5" 
    Builder: Platinum Yachts
  4. Al Said—Length: 508'5" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  5. Prince Abdulaziz—Length: 482'3"
    Builder: Helsingor Vaerft
  6. TopazLength: 482'3" 
    Builder: Lürssen 
  7. El Horriya—Length: 478'1" 
    Builder: Samuda Bros.
  8. Yas—Length: 462'6" 
    Builder: ADMShipyards
  9. Al Salamah—Length: 456'1" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  10. Rising Sun—Length: 454'1" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  11. Swift 135—Length: 442'10" 
    Builder: ADMShipyards
  12. Serene—Length: 439'6" 
    Builder: Fincantieri Yachts
  13. Al Mirqab—Length: 436'4" 
    Builder: Peters Schiffbau
  14. Octopus—Length: 414'0" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  15. Privilege One—Length: 413'4"
    Builder: Privilege Yacht
  16. Katara—Length: 408'1" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  17. Alexander—Length: 400'0" 
    Builder: Lebecker Flender Werke
  18. A—Length: 390'4" 
    Builder: Blohm + Voss
  19. Turama—Length: 381'9" 
    Builder: Rauma
  20. Atlantis II—Length: 379'10" 
    Builder: Hellenic Shipyards
  21. Issham Al Baher—Length: 379'8"
    Builder: Hellenic Shipyards
  22. Pelorus—Length: 377'3" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  23. Luna—Length: 377'3" 
    Builder: Lloyd Werft
  24. Le Grand Bleu—Length: 370'0"
    Builder: Bremer Vulkan
  25. Dilbar—Length: 360'9" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  26. Radiant—Length: 360'9" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  27. Lady Moura—Length: 343'10"
    Builder: Blohm + Voss
  28. Loaloat Al Behar—Length: 340'7"
    Builder: Picchiotti
  29. Attessa IV—Length: 328'1" 
    Builder: Evergreen Shipyard
  30. Christina O—Length: 325'0"
    Builder: Canadian Vickers
  31. Madame GULength: 324'8"
    Builder: Feadship
  32. Carinthia VII—Length: 318'9"
    Builder: Lürssen 
  33. Limitless—Length: 315'8" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  34. Palladium—Length: 314'10" 
    Builder: Blohm + Voss
  35. Vava II— Length: 314'10" 
    Builder: Devonport Yachts
  36. Indian Empress—Length: 311'7"
    Builder: Oceanco
  37. Tatoosh—Length: 303'2" 
    Builder: Nobiskrug
  38. Mayan Queen IV—Length: 301'8"
    Builder: Blohm + Voss
  39. Y709—Length: 300'2"
    Builder: Oceanco
  40. Nahlin—Length: 300'0" 
    Builder: John Brown & Company 
  41. Dubawi—Length: 297'2"
    Builder: Cantiere Navale Ferrari 
  42. Nero—Length: 295'6" 
    Builder: Yantai Raffles Shipyard
  43. Ice—Length: 295'6" 
    Builder: Yantai Raffles Shipyard
  44. Lauren L—Length: 295'3" 
    Builder: Cassens-Werft
  45. Nirvana—Length: 290'4" 
    Builder: Oceanco
  46. Asean Lady—Length: 289'2"
    Builder: Yantai Raffles Shipyard
  47. QuattroelleLength: 288'7"
    Builder: Lürssen
  48. Musashi—Length: 287'10"
    Builder: Feadship
  49. Fountainhead—Length: 287'10"
    Builder: Feadship
  50. Arctic P—Length: 287'3" 
    Builder: Schichau Unterwesser
  51. Phoenix 2—Length: 286'1" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  52. Ace—Length: 285'4" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  53. Ecstasea—Length: 282'1"
    Builder: Feadship
  54. Kingdom 5KR—Length: 282'1"
    Builder: Benetti 
  55. Seven Seas—Length: 281'10"
    Builder: Oceanco
  56. Cakewalk—Length: 280'8"
    Builder: Derecktor
  57. St. Princess OlgaLength: 280'8"
    Builder: Oceanco
  58. Sunrays—Length: 280'5" 
    Builder: Oceanco
  59. Vibrant Curiosity—Length: 280'4"
    Builder: Oceanco
  60. Z—Length: 279'8" 
    Builder: Marco Yachts
  61. Moonlight II—Length: 279'8"
    Builder: Nerion Syros Shipyards 
  62. Delma—Length: 279'8" 
    Builder: Nerion Syros Shipyards
  63. Pacific—Length: 279'5" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  64. SolandgeLength: 279'2" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  65. Valerie—Length: 275'6" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  66. O’Mega—Length: 271'1"
    Builder: Mistubishi Heavy Industries
  67. SecretLength: 270'0" 
    Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen
  68. Sarafsa—Length: 269'0"
    Builder: Devonport Yachts 
  69. Ocean Breeze—Length: 269'0"
    Builder: Helsingor Vaerft
  70. Graceful—Length: 269'0"
    Builder: Blohm + Voss
  71. Alfa Nero— Length: 269'0"
    Builder: Oceanco
  72. Air—Length: 265'7" 
    Builder: Feadship
  73. Bart Roberts—Length: 264'10"
    Builder: Canadian Vickers
  74. Norge—Length: 263'3"
    Builder: Camper & Nicholsons
  75. Golden Odyssey—Length: 262'10"
    Builder: Blohm + Voss
  76. Constellation—Length: 262'5"
    Builder: Oceanco
  77. Stargate—Length: 262'5"
    Builder: Oceanco
  78. Chopi ChopiLength: 262'5"
    Builder: CRN
  79. Amevi— Length: 262"5" 
    Builder: Oceanco
  80. Talitha G—Length: 261'10"
    Builder: Krupp Germaniawerft
  81. Dubai Shadow—Length: 259'2"
    Builder: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  82. Al Diriyah—Length: 258'0"
    Builder: National Bulk Carriers 
  83. Pegasus V—Length: 257'9"
    Builder: Royal Denship
  84. Delphine—Length: 257'5"
    Builder: Great Lakes Engineering Works
  85. Hampshire II—Length: 257'5"
    Builder: Feadship 
  86. TV—Length: 257'5" 
    Builder: Lürssen
  87. Tueq—Length: 257'4"
    Builder: GNS Shipyard
  88. Eminence—Length: 257'3"
    Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen
  89. Amaryllis—Length: 257'3"
    Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen 
  90. Dannebrog—Length: 257'3"
    Builder: Danish Royal Dockyard
  91. Titan—Length: 257'3" 
    Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen 
  92. C2—Length: 257'3" 
    Builder: Abeking & Rasmussen 
  93. VenusLength: 256'6" 
    Builder: Feadship
  94. Montkaj—Length: 256'0"
    Builder: Amels
  95. Lone Ranger—Length: 255'0"
    Builder: Schichau-Unterwesser
  96. Tango—Length: 254'9" 
    Builder: Feadship
  97. Sea Stallion—Length: 252'6"
    Builder: Hanseatic Marin
  98. Samar—Length: 252'2"
    Builder: Devonport Yachts
  99. Lady Sarya—Length: 250'4"
    Builder: Cantieri Navale Apuania
  100. Ocean Victory—Length: 248'5"
    Builder: Feadship


18. A

Megayacht A -  photo by Guillaume PlissonApparently, A is for “award.” Philippe Starck’s design for the yacht won awards when she was introduced, including the Most Innovative Exterior Yacht Design of the Year 2008 at the Asia Boating Awards Ceremony and the Most Innovative Yacht at the Cannes Boat Show in 2009. Her striking profile and axe bow took large-yacht design in bold new directions and you may notice her influence in these pages and beyond. — Jason Y. Wood

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22. Pelorus

Click to enlarge image - Megayacht  PelorusAny number of big yachts these days are put together with steel hulls and aluminum superstructures, a fact that raises a serious question: Since steel and aluminum are galvanically incompatible, how the heck do you join the two together without causing the eventual dissolution of a given yacht into a frothy fizz? The answer is “explosive welding,” a process that joins two metals at a high rate of speed via an intervening explosive layer. What results from explosive welding is an atomically bonded joint that does not commingle galvanically, thus preventing galvanic corrosion. — Capt. Bill Pike

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29. Attessa IV

Click to enlarge image - Megayacht AttessaEver wonder what it might be like to land a helicopter on a vessel like the Attessa IV? A Jacksonville friend of mine who’s also a retired chopper pilot used to do it all the time. “The ideal situation is for the yacht to be quartering into the wind at a fairly slow speed,” says John Tipton, “and you approach from the stern if you can, usually at a sort of catty-corner angle. Once you get your skids on the pad they stay there because of the non-skid surface.” Did Tipton ever have his heart in his throat when making an approach? “Every time,” he laughs, “in fact once I’d completed a landing I’d have to exercise my fingers for a while, after I’d pried ’em loose from the cyclic and collective controls. Landing on a moving vessel like that tends to be pretty intense.” — Capt. Bill Pike

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30. Christina O

Years ago, shortly after the death of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, I had the good fortune to pilot one of his finest cargo vessels across Lake Superior. What was so memorable about the experience was the splendor of it all. Not only was the comparatively immense pilot’s cabin a sumptuous affair, with decorator curtains, a sunken lounge, and large windows instead of portholes, the big vessel had a swimming pool (a rarity on cargo ships to say the least), which, for intensely practical reasons, had been drained for the Novemberish crossing of the lake. No wonder Onassis’s Chistina O was such a beauty! — Capt. Bill Pike

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31. Madame Gu

Built under the project name Dream, Madame Gu is the largest Feadship thus far and the largest yacht built in Holland. She’ll be the belle of the ball in port, thanks to her striking turquoise hull, but we look forward to catching a glimpse of her revving up to her reported top speed of 24 knots under quadruple MTU power. Even though she measures 324 feet 10 inches, Madame Gu was designed for an owner’s party of 12, though she carries a crew of 36. She stows a helicopter in a bow hangar, while fold-down and flip-up hatches along her sides conceal color-matched tenders and form balconies. — Diane M. Byrne

37. Tatoosh

Megayacht Tatoosh Tatoosh has a fuel capacity of 120,739 gallons, which means at $4.30 per gallon of diesel, she costs $519,177.77 to fuel up. That’s enough to pay for freshman year at a private college for your local high school baseball team’s entire starting lineup. — Kevin Koenig

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41. Dubawi

Megayacht Dubawi - main saloon

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42. Nero

Yeah, she’s almost a dead ringer for J.P. Morgan’s famous Corsair, but, in my humble opinion, she’s both more technical and way more elegant. Indeed, if you click here and simply feast your eyes on the video of this vast retro vessel sweeping through mellifluous seas you’ll see what I mean. There’s nothing like a mélange of teak decking, varnished caprails, and bronze capstans riding a hull that harks back to the golden age of yachting. Really! All Nero needs is a dolphin striker under the bowsprit, although perhaps that would be way too sailboaty. — Capt. Bill Pike

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