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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #80: Golden Shadow

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#80: GOLDEN SHADOW—219'0"Well before expedition yachts and shadow boats became all the rage, there was Golden Shadow, built to accompany Golden Odyssey (no. 32 in "The Power & Motoryacht 100"). She totes toys like RIBs, windsurfers, PWCs,

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #79: Apoise

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#79: APOISE—219'8"Reportedly owned by a Canadian, Apoise has cruised Croatia, France, the Caribbean, as well as other places. In fact, by visiting the Apoise photo gallery, you'll see some terrific photos of her, shot by a crewmember; our favorite is the one with a

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #78: Anna

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#78: ANNA—219'8"The Seychelles and Venice, Italy, are among the places Anna visited within her first year of cruising. Y: 2007; B: Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland; N: De Voogt Naval Architects/Michael Leach Design; H: steel; E: 2/3516B Caterpillars

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #77: White Cloud

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#77: WHITE CLOUD—220'10"White Cloud rang in the New Year in Singapore, then cruised some more in Asian waters before heading to the Med for the summer season.Y: 1983/2004; B: Feadship/Royal Van Lent Shipyard, Holland; N: Jon Bannenberg/De Voogt Naval Architects; H: steel; E: 2/3,000-hp MTUs

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #76: Amazon Express

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#76: AMAZON EXPRESS—220'11"Click on AmazonExpress.org and you'll see a wealth of details on this yacht, such as interactive deck plans and a map of the world showing where Amazon Express has visited so far (along with photos showcasing her in those ports, ranging from New York to New

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #81: Haida G

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#81: HAIDA G—218'0"Even though we mention it frequently when it comes to this yacht, it bears repeating that she's still powered by her original engines. A fantail beauty, Haida G is nearing her 80th birthday and looks terrific, thanks to a new paint job and other sprucing up at Amico & Co. in Italy last year. Period furnishings and decor elements

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #82: Triple Seven

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#82: TRIPLE SEVEN—217'9"Carl Groll / Yacht-Images.comTriple SevenTriple Seven has cinemas inside and outside. Her sundeck was nicknamed "top of the world nest" due to its lofty position. She visited Ireland last spring.Y: 2006; B:

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #83: Dilbar

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#83: DILBAR—216'6"Fourteen guests and 22 crew can be accommodated aboard this Oceanco. If the weather's good, guests can watch flicks on deck and dance the night away there, too. The master suite can be set up as two separate bedrooms or one giant space with two king-size beds. A few media outlets claim a Russian named this yacht after his mother.

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #84: Yaakun

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#84: YAAKUN—216'5"A Spanish family with school-age children spends abundant time aboard. They should be on the tail end of a two-and-a-half-year around-the-world cruise as you read this. After departing South Pacific waters late last year, they headed back west toward Greece and other Med ports this spring.Y: 1987; B: Cantieri Navale Nicolini,

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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #85: Astarte II

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2008 | Add a Comment

#85: ASTARTE II—213'9"A large script "A" adorns the funnel-like mast of this yacht. You're apt to see her in Greek waters.Y: 1988; B: Blohm & Voss, Germany; N: builder/Ross Industries; H: steel; E: 2/2,992-hp Deutz-MWMsWorld’s 100 Largest Yachts

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