Top 7: Largest sailing yachts
Rank 1: Sea Cloud, lenght 109,5m (360 feet)
Sea Cloud is a 109.50m (359.25feet) sail yacht built by Krupp Germaniawerft and launched in 1931. This luxury vessel's sophisticated exterior design and engineering are the work of Cox & Stevens. Her exterior is styled by the in-house Cox & Stevens team who are also responsible for the entire engineering package. She was last refitted in 1978.
Rank 2: Eos, lenght 92,92m (305 feet)
At an astounding 92.9 meters (305 feet), Eos rivals even some of the more notable motoryachts around. Eos was delivered in 2006 and is a three-masted, Bermuda-rigged schooner. Her owner is widely reported to be Barry Diller, the media entrepreneur.
Rank 3: Athena, lenght 90m (295 feet)
Another three-masted schooner, this lady launched from Royal Huisman in 2004. She may be third on this list, but she’s the largest all-aluminum sailing yacht in the world. Athena comes in at 90 meters (295 feet), and each of her three masts rises 58.8 meters (193 feet). Athena was commissioned by Jim Clark, known for founding Netscape.
Rank 4: Maltese Falcon, lenght 88,12m (289 feet)
Maltese Falcon. Impossible to miss on the horizon due to her DynaRig design, called the Falcon Rig, Maltese Falcon was built by Perini Navi in 2006. She’s 88 meters (289 feet) of modern technology, with the masts’ rotation and sails’ operation all controlled via push buttons that are incredibly intuitive and simple to use.
Rank 5: Stad Amsterdam, lenght 76,20m (250 feet)
Stad Amsterdam is a 76.2m (250 feet) sailing yacht built by Damen and launched in 2000 and refitted in 2009 to put her in excellent condition.
Rank 6: Mirabella V, lenght 75,22m (247 feet)
The year 2004 saw this 75.22-meter (247-foot) sailing yacht officially delivered, making history as the largest single-masted sailing yacht. It rises 88.5 meters (292 feet). Her owner is Joseph Vittoria, the former chairman and CEO of Avis.
Rank 7: Phocea, lenght 75,15m (246 feet)
Dating back to 1976, Phocea was conceived as a racing yacht, built at Toulon Naval Dockyard. She was soon converted into a charter yacht. Coming in at 75.1 meters (246 feet), Phocea was acquired for private use in the late 1990s by Mouna Ayoub, a Lebanese business woman alternately referred to as a socialite and a super-shopper, with a huge haute couture collection.
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