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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #64: Al Menwar

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#64: AL MENWAR—216'5"This Middle Eastern-owned yacht was put on the brokerage market for the first time, for $20 million, several months ago, but as this list was being updated, we received word an offer was on the table. The new owner is getting an unusual yacht: All of the guest accommodations are on the upper deck, just aft of the bridge, and the

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #65: Callisto

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#65: CALLISTO—215'0"Not much is known about her, other than that her interior is by designer Terence Disdale.Y: 2006; B: Feadship/De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland: N: De Voogt Naval Architects; H: Steel; E: unknownWorld’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006:

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #66: Astarte II

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#66: ASTARTE II—213'9"Greece and Italy are two places you’re most likely to catch sight of Astarte II.Y: 1988; B: Blohm & Voss, Germany; N: Builder/Ross Industries; H: Steel; E: 2/2,992-hp Deutz-MWMsWorld’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006:

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #67: Ambrosia

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#67: AMBROSIA—213'3"This is the third same-named Benetti for her owner, Taiwan native Ambrose Young, but she’s his and the yard’s first with azipod propulsion. Her interior is Art Deco, but an exterior element will probably be discussed more: Two stripes encircle the large dome on her mast.B: Benetti, Italy; N: Stefano Natucci; H: Steel; E:

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #68: Wedge Too

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#68: WEDGE TOO—213'3"Lebanese deputy Prime Minister Issam Fares and his wife Hala have entertained many international dignitaries, ranging from political to philanthropic figures, onboard their Feadship. The teak panels lining her superstructure clue you in to the fact that this is a

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #70: Shemara

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#70: SHEMARA—212'0"Harry Hyams, a retired British property developer, has owned this yacht for several years. If his name is familiar, it’s because earlier this year he became the victim of Britain’s biggest-ever theft: 80 million (about $150 million) worth of art from his manor house. His collection is said to be rivaled only by that of the Queen

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #71: Van Triumph

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#71: VAN TRIUMPH—212'0"Van Triumph is a yacht surrounded by mystery; we’ve been trying unsuccessfully for two years to determine whether she’s in the hands of a new owner. Hong Kong financier David Lieu kept her close to home for many years and offered her for sale for $12 million in 2004.Y: 1984; B: Supercraft, Hong Kong; N: Builder; H:

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #72: Sans Peur

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#72: SANS PEUR—210'0"This yacht’s name means “Without Fear” in French. She doesn’t get much use.Y: 1933; B: J.J. Thornycroft & Co., England; N: Builder; H: Steel; E: unknownWorld’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006:

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #73: Lady Marina

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#73: LADY MARINA—209'10"Lady Marina calls Monaco home. She’s the successor to a 164-footer and, like that yacht, features a number of intricate murals. Sergio Mantegazza, a self-made Swiss billionaire (worth more than $2 billion, thanks to the international travel firm Globus), enjoys his yacht so much that he

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World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #74: Shahnaz

By Diane M. Byrne | Posted July 2006 | Add a Comment

#74: SHAHNAZ—209'9"In recent years this yacht had her bridge deck extended to make more room for guests and the stern modified to accommodate crew better. She’s Saudi-owned.Y: 1991; B: Cantieri Nuovi Liguri, Italy; N: Studio de Jorio/Vincenzo Ruggiero; H: Steel; E: 2/2,250-hp Deutz-MWMs

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