1. Originally built by Delta Marine Industries in 2006, this 73 m (241′) luxury yacht called LAUREL can accommodate up to 14 passengers with 19 crew members for your service.
When the Laurel launched she was the largest yacht to be produced by Delta Shipyards and the biggest yacht built in America since 1921. Donald Starkey Designs was the interior designer for the Laurel and designed for the 6 staterooms, Jacuzzi, Gym and the elegant furnishings throughout. A major feature is the staircase at the centre of the yacht. It wraps around a three-storey-high glass sculpture of marine life by artist Mary van Cline.
2. COCOA BEAN is a 73.98M superyacht (242’8″) built in 2013 by Trinity in the U.S. and she was the largest yacht launched in America in 2011.
This MCA classed yacht has 6 state rooms accommodating up to 14 guests with its extra suite all designed by Evan K Marshall. Cocoa Bean offers accommodation for up to 14 guests in 7 suites and can board up to 18 crew members for the ultimate relaxing superyacht experience.
3. The motor yacht DELPHINE sits at 78.57M (257’9″) long and was built for American automobile manufacturing giant Horace Dodge in 1921 whose daughter was named Delphine.
In the 1920s in Detroit and Chicago, Dodge’s yacht could be seen around regularly. The Delphine had a top speed of 15 knots due to unusual quadruple steam expansion engine designed by her owner. The Delphine is the only remaining steam-powered superyacht and was restored to a new glory in 1997.
4. AQUILA 85.6M (280’10”) was built and engineered in 2010 by Derecktor Shipyards in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
This oceangoing superyacht has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure designed by Derecktor with the help of Azure Naval Architects and BMT Nigel Gee. Going on volume, the Aquila is the largest yacht ever built in the U.S. Tim Heywood designed her beautiful exterior while the elegant interior is by Liz Dalton. Owned by Charles and Diane Gallagher, this timeless yacht accommodates 12 guests on main deck and the seven-room suite above is where the owners stay. The Aquila has three custom tenders all over 30 feet LOA and can carry a massive 26 crew.
5. The D’NATALIN IV is a luxury motor superyacht sitting at 49M (160′) and originally built in 2014 by Christensen Shipyards.
The superyacht’s naval architecture and exterior design was developed by the in-house team at Christensem Shipyards, while her beautiful interior is a work of Carol Williamson & Associates. D’Natalin Luxury yacht D’Natalin IV offers deluxe accommodation to up to 12 guests in six comfortable staterooms, assisted by 10 crew members. The main features are an elevator at all levels, large sun-deck with a Spa Pool for up to 10 people, BBQ, bar, as well as stunning dining area.
6. The GOLDEN SHADOW 66.75M (219′) was built in 1994, USA and is part of a fleet called the ‘Golden Fleet’.
This particular vessel provides extra accommodation for the Gold Odyssey owned by Saudi Arabian HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan who loves photographing the ocean. Because of this love for the ocean, the Prince is the chairman of the Living Oceans Foundation and loans the vessel out for scientific purposes worldwide. This superyacht also carries an amphibious 10-seater Cessna 208 and accommodates visiting scientists and pilots. Built in the USA by San Diego builder Campbell Industries and designed by Francis & Francis the Gold Shadow was refitted in 2006.
7. The INVICTUS 65.53M (215′) was built in 2013 in the USA and is Delta Marine‘s second largest build to date.
The Invictus has a massive range of features which are included in the sheer magnitude of space within its interior. These features are a gym, pool on the sundeck and theatre. The original design included room for a helicopter hangar but now just opens up the vessel to a massive space designed by Delta’s Christian Oliver and interior decorated by Diane Johnson. The ice strengthened hull is also another design feature of the exterior designed by Delta Design.
8. SURI, coming in at 63.39M (208′), was built in the U.S. at Bay Ship & Yacht Co. by Halter Marine in San Francisco.
And then underwent an extensive refit by Kirilloff & Associates and Stan Antrim of YES in 2012. This refit extended the yacht to the size it is today and included the added features of a media room, seaplane, helicopter, Jacuzzi, speedboat, dune buggy, hovercraft, a media room with windows to the sea and a massage and spa room. The ultimate guest lounge allows the glass to be closed off and the room climate controlled on those summer nights. SuRi can now accommodate not only 12 guests but six guests’ staff in the extra guest cabins and carries 14 crew members.
9. Built by Trinity Yachts, MIA ELISE (ex. Areti) is ABS classed and MCA compliant.
She has a length of 60.35m (198′) You can go anywhere in the Mia Elise as with quite a small draft, it is allowed access to most of the harbours throughout the world. Mia Elise was designed by the Trinity design team. The interior, designed by Patrick Knowles, has a VIP stateroom, master suite forward of the deck (panoramic sea views!) and a skylounge. This luxury super yacht can accommodate 13 guests in beautiful cabins up top while nine cabins below hold 18 crew.
10. Palmer Johnson‘s 65m super yacht The Lady M, was built in the USA in 2013.
Johnson’s flagship yacht, the 210 SportYacht Lady M, has interiors designed by Nuvolari & Lenard which are reminiscent of relaxing in the Hamptons. The yacht has wide open decks and the freshwater Jacuzzi which overlooks the pool. Her sleek exterior lines are usually only found on her smaller sisters and you won’t miss her skimming through the water. Lady M has been designed for 12 guests comfortable in 6 cabins and can carry 14 crew onboard to help you get off your helicopter or disrobe for the swimming pool.