More yacht owners should be like Charles Simonyi, the Hungarian-American software genius who not only travels frequently aboard his yacht, he actually travels to different countries. After wintering in the Virgin Islands and other parts of the Caribbean, Skat ventured up the East Coast of the United States to New York, right across town from our offices. Alas, we were traveling ourselves (though not nearly in as much style), so we couldn't comply with the e-mailed requests from readers for photos of her against the famed skyline.
Y: 2002; B: Lrssen, Germany; N: builder/Espen ino Naval Architects; H: steel; E: 2/2,680-hp MTUs
This article originally appeared in the August 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.