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America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #14: Kismet

#14: KISMET—223'1"


#14: KISMET—223'1"

Forget the gym; hit the disco if you charter this yacht (550,000 EUR, or about $742,000 at presstime) and need to burn off some calories! The skylounge transforms into the floating version of Studio 54 with little effort: moving some chairs aside to make room on the floor and flicking a switch to activate awesome lighting. The yacht also has a hatch and crane for a motorcycle, which is likely for the owner, not charterers, to use.

Y: 2007; B: Lrssen, Germany; N: builder/Espen ino Naval Architects; H: steel; E: 2/1,850-hp Caterpillars

America’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007


—The owner’s previous yacht was a 130-footer also named Kismet.

—Since the yacht is intended to entertain business clients, guests are given tours of the entire yacht—and we do mean entire, including the engine room and other machinery areas.

—Custom murals depicting the New York City skyline dominate the dining area.—D.M.B.


  • Builder: Lurssen

This article originally appeared in the November 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.