Frauscher 757 St. Tropez: The Bentley of the Seas

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The St. Tropez by Frauscher is the Bentley of the Sea. It may not be the fastest nor the sleekest, but nearly everything on this miniyacht is handcrafted. From the polyester hull and stainless-steel fixtures to its mahogany bow and deck. The style is like that of a European runabout, except its upgraded with a modern Volvo V8 Penta. What does that mean? The boat is half the price of the...

Oasis of the Seas - World’s Largest Luxury Cruise Ship

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Oasis of the Seas - World’s largest luxury cruise liner
In a time of economic worry, a mammoth symbol of excess and expense has been envisioned-- and its name is Oasis of the Seas. Not only this will be the largest cruise ship ever built, but those 5,400 occupants on those 16 decks that have 2700 staterooms are going to bathe in luxury and comfort. The lucky fellas that will get on board of this Royal Caribbean International...

Maritime Flight Dynamics SeaPhantom

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The SeaPhantom is a high-speed boat under development by Maritime Flight Dynamics, a cruiser fast enough to get you from Key West to Cuba in 45 minutes.  Holy Elian Gonzalez! How do you say this is possible? Once it hits 35 MPH a pair of foils lifts its 34-foot hull eight feet above the water, sending the five-passenger boat gliding at 120 MPH. Ever wanted to head to Cuba for lunch, mojitos...

Basra Breeze, Saddam Hussein's Yacht For Sale

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Basra Breeze, Saddam Hussein's Yacht For Sale
A couple of months ago, Basra Breeze - Saddam Hussein's Yacht, was claimed in court by a Cayman island firm partly owned by King Abdullah of Jordan. However, the judges ruled against and it's now owned by the Iraqi government which are now trying to sell it and are asking for a $30 million. Though it has spectacular marble and gold finishngs, Arabesque arches and dark wood carvings, golden...

The Eden Motoryacht in Glossy Black and White

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Eden Private Luxury Speedyacht
The brainchild of Daniel Hahn, a German professional designer, the Eden is a 21 meter super-fast motor yacht with two 1,250 horse power engines-- that tops off at 46 mph (40 knots). The name "Eden" has been specifically selected for the motor yacht so as to arouse one's sensibilities and the passion for freedom. This sleek, delicate motor yacht which has a vertical bow and a contrasting...

Super Yachts For Sale: 1997 Benitti Starfire & 2005 Exile

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1997 Benetti Starfire Super-Yacht
Nortrop and Johnson Sales Division happily announced the sale of its two new yachts. First is the 1997 Benitti Starfire, a very successful charter yacht, refurbished in 2004, that can accommodate 12 people in its 6 elegant, comfortable rooms. This super yacht, listed with Kevin Merrigan, has Quantum Zero speed stabilizers, the capability of cruising 4700 nautical miles and even a helicopter...

The BMW x Zeydon Z60 Yacht

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The biggest name in auto status symbols has tried its hand in the world of luxury sail yachts.  BMW yas joined Zeydon to design the Z60 yacht, a sexy 60-foot performance sailer which can hit upwards of 17 knots on the open water.  The interior of the Z60 is warm, modern and spacious.  Sail yachts are always pretty tight, but this one doesn't skimp on interior luxury.  Additionally, the...

Modern Giga Yacht "A" For the Rich

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This out of the world design is surely going to make a lot of heads turn. Made in Germany by Blohm and Voss, this 387 feet long Giga Yacht "A", has three large swimming pools onboard, a master suite, six guest rooms and a forty two staff accommodation. It will cost $140 million to fill up its huge tank of a 757,000 litres capacity. The gigantic beauty stands apart from the rest because of its...

The Sentori 58R Deluxe Motor Yacht

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This sleek, black devil is hungry for cutting up waves, leaving little more than luxury in its wake.  The Sentori 58R is a recent design concept by Christian Gumpold and Christopher Gloning, their thesis for post-graduate study at the University of Applied Science in Graz, Austria.  But the Sentori 58R isn't just a concept, they're working on production of a prototype due to hit the sea in...