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World's 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #52: Laurel

#52: LAUREL—240'0"

In May Laurel arrived in Australia, part of an extended world cruise that included prior stops in the United States, Panama, the Galapagos Islands, and Tahiti. The American owners stepped up from a 165-footer and—pay attention, future yacht owners—kept their captain and crew's personal needs in mind when it came time to lay out this vessel. They included a nursery, in case any of the married members wanted to start a family.

Y: 2006; B: Delta Marine, USA; N: Delta Design Group; H: steel; E: 2/2,500-hp Caterpillars

World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008

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