Befitting her Asian decor, Taipan has been cruising in Thailand. She’s also spent time in the Med and along the East Coast of the United States. The yacht was originally owned by Middle Eastern royalty, known by the name Awal.
Y: 1982/1998; B: CRN, Italy/Rybovich Spencer, USA (refit); N: builder/Calhoun & Co.; H: steel; E: 2/1,220-hp Mirlees Blackstones
This article originally appeared in the November 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.