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America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #31: Calixe

#31: CALIXE—193'0"

Wendy McCaw, the Californian who’s been embroiled in a two-year-long battle with employees of her newspaper, the Santa Barbara News-Press, keeps her Feadship at the International Yacht Club of Antibes in France in the summertime. Some of the media who’ve been following the brawl have mentioned the yacht’s luxury and scope ("the size of a small oil tanker" was how one report characterized Calixe).

Y: 1986; B: Feadship/Royal De Vries Scheepsbouw, Holland; N: H.W. De Voogt Naval Architects; H: steel; E: 2/1,605-hp Deutz-MWMs

America's 100 Largest Yachts 2008

This article originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.