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Eclipse

Eclipse
Eclipse yacht
Photos copyright: KG/HLW/NH/monacoeye • Hamburg 2009-2010 • Do not copy without permission

Name: Eclipse
Length: 533 - 557 ft • 162 - 170 m ?
Year: 2009
Builder: Blohm & Voss • # 978
Design: Terence Disdale
Volume: 13000 GT?
Owner: Roman Abramovich

Exclusive Photos: Klaus Gaeth • Hamburg • June 2009 - July 2010
Exclusive Photos: HLW • Hamburg • September 2009
Exclusive Photos: Niels Hartmann • Hamburg • 20 June 2009

10 July 2010: Eclipse looks like she may be complete, from these latest photos of her leaving the port of Hamburg, sent in by Klaus a couple of days ago. Her tender has been fitted, angled funnels also fitted, and the mast section has been painted dark grey.

Notice she uses the same lifeboat-tender as Luna.

17 April 2010: A new excellent set of photos from Klaus taken yesterday in Hamburg (larger photos). Eclipse has reappeared with owner Roman Abramovich on board (you might just be able to make him out, grinning in this photo) and left Hamburg. Eclipse is reportedly due to arrive in Kristiansand in Norway any time now, for further sea trials.

The Times reported in November 2009 that Mr Abramovich was frustrated at Eclipse unlikely to be ready for the world cup in South Africa in two months’ time.

There are appears to be quite a lot of finishing work still to do on the boat, judging by the taped handrails and open lighting panels.

Eclipse eclipses Eclipse !

In the last two photos you will see another ship named Eclipse, behind the yacht Eclipse. That’s the new 122,000-tonne, 1040-foot cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse which has also just been launched and is due to set off on her maiden voyage!


September 2009: Great new photos from Klaus and HLW, showing Eclipse heading off on sea-trials. The name plate is now fitted, the hull is now white, funnels and sat masts have been fitted, work is progressing to the doors etc.


22 June 2009: In these superb new photos from Niels Hartmann, the scaffolding is back on Eclipse and much finishing work still needs to be done. It will be several months before delivery, with early 2010 touted as a likely hand-over date.

The bulbous bow currently doubles up as a duck slide for a sizeable group of mallards.


13 June 2009: Eclipse, the world's largest yacht, was launched yesterday 12 June 2009!

Here is an excellent set of photos from Klaus. She's out of the shed in Hamburg and looks … big.

Greenline Yacht Interiors, who fitted out "A" and are working on 141m MY Swift, are currently working on the interior for Eclipse.

At a reported 13,000 GT she is more than twice the volume of Sigma, but a little smaller in volume than Al Said. The project cost for Eclipse is reportedly about €340 million.

Larger photos here. To purchase a photo for publication please contact monacoyachts@gmail.com

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Sunrays

oceanco y705 sunrays
Photos copyright: NT/monacoeye • Monaco, May 2010 • Do not copy without permission

Yacht name: Sunrays
Length: 280 ft • 85 m
Year: 2010
Builder: Oceanco • Y705
Design: Bjorn Johansson Design
Interior: Terence Disdale Design
Architect: Azure Naval Architects

Bjorn Johansson died in January 2008, aged 36, in a motorcycle accident, so would never see his grand project to fruition.

Sunrays was launched March 2010 and arrived for the Grand Prix a couple of days ago. Larger photos.

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Aquarius

Aquarius yacht, St Barths
Photos copyright: RP/monacoeye. Do not copy without permission. St Barths, Jan 2010.

Yacht name: Aquarius
Formerly: My Shanti
Length: 212 ft • 64 m
Year: 2007
Builder: Amels • # 449
Stylist: Terence Disdale

Aquarius, the new name for My Shanti, deploying a water slide in St Barths over the new year. Read More...
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Hurricane Run

Hurricane RunHurricane Run yacht
Photo copyright: monacoeye.com. Do not copy. Image: Monaco, November 2009.

Yacht name: Hurricane Run
Length: 176 ft • 53 m
Year: 2009
Builder: Feadship • # 677
Design: De Voogt
Interior: Terence Disdale Design

Photos: monacoeye.com • Monaco • Summer 2009

Hurricane Run was named after the famous racehorse - like Thunder Gulch and High Chaparral.
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Pure Bliss

Palmer Johnson Pure Bliss

Yacht name: Azure Leisure -> Pure Bliss
Formerly: Paraffin
Length: 142 ft • 43 m
Year: 1997
Builder: Palmer Johnson • # 216
Architect: Tom Fexas

Photo: NT • Monaco • June 2008
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Rahal

Rahal yacht
Rahal

Yacht name: Rahal
Length: 152 ft • 46 m
Year: 2004
Builder: Feadship • Van Lent • #789
Design: Terence Disdale

Photo: monacoeye

Rahal turns up for the Grand Prix …
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Montkaj

Montkaj
Montkaj
Montkaj

Yacht name: Montkaj
Length: 256 ft • 78 m
Year: 1995
Builder: Amels • # 429
Design: Terence Disdale

Photo monacoeye • 1 May 2008 • Antibes
Photo monacoeye • May 2007 • Monaco

Nice top shot of Montkaj taken this morning in Antibes, with snow-capped Alps behind…
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Al Salamah

Al Salamah

Yacht name: Al Salamah
Length: 456 ft • 139 m
Year: 1999
Builder: Lürssen # 13590 • HDW
Design: Terence Disdale

Photo: Thilo Klink • Lürssen Werft • Bremen Vegesack Lemwerder • 2001

Finally a shot of the Saudi royal gigayacht Al Salamah - thanks to Thilo !

These photos were taken on a visit to the Lürssen Werft yard in Bremen Vegesack, back in 2001, in the pioneering days of digital cameras - I had a bit of fun with a Hockney style composite with the low res originals.

Al Salamah was back at MWB Bremen, in Bremerhaven, in 2007 - did anyone happen to record the visit ?

Thilo also has a question which had me stumped - I'll post it in the comments.
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High Chaparral

High Chaparral
High Chaparral yacht

Yacht name: High Chaparral
Length: 163 ft • 50 m
Year: 2004
Builder: Feadship • #668
Design: De Voogt - Terence Disdale

Photo: monacoeye & NT
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Tommy

Tommy yachtTommy yacht

Yacht name: Tommy
Length: 171 ft • 52 m
Year: 1995
Builder: Benetti • FB 216
Design: Stefano Natucci
Interior: Terence Disdale

Photo: NT • Monaco • June 2008
Photo: monacoeye • Monaco • Jan 2008
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Deja Too

Deja Too

Yacht name: Deja Too
Formerly: Amevi
Length: 171 ft • 52 m
Year: 2003
Builder: Amels • # 440
Design: Terence Disdale
Sisterships: Kiss The Sky • Tigre D'Or • Deja Too • Radiant

Photos: monacoeye • Monaco Yacht Show • 16 September 2007
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Sussurro

Sussurro

Yacht name: Sussurro
Length: 164 ft • 50 m
Year: 1998
Builder: Feadship • De Vries • #656
Architect: De Voogt
Design: Don Shead
Interior: Terence Disdale
Speed: 40 knots

Photo: monacoeye • Monaco • July 2007

New photos of Roman Abramovich's fast yacht Sussurro.
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Rio Rita

Rio Rita

Yacht name: Rio Rita
Length: 171 ft • 52 m
Year: 1984
Builder: Feadship • De Vries • #628
Design: Diana Yacht Design
Interior: Terence Disdale

Photo: monacoeye • Monaco • 2005
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La Masquerade

La Masquerade

Yacht name: La Masquerade
Length: 180 ft • 55 m
Year: 2003
Builder: Amels • # 439
Design: Terence Disdale Design

Photo date: monacoeye • Monaco Grand Prix • May 2007
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T.J. Esperanza

TJ Esperanza
TJ Esperanza

Yacht name : T.J. Esperanza
Formerly: Louise • Thunder Gulch
Length: 164 ft • 50 m
Year: 1999
Builder: Amels • # 432
Design: Terence Disdale

Photo: monacoeye • Monaco • March 2007

Thunder Gulch has been renamed T.J. Esperanza and is in Port Hercule.
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Callisto

Callisto YachtCallisto Feadship

Yacht name: Callisto
Length: 215 ft • 65 m
Year: 2006
Builder: Feadship • De Vries • #671
Architect: De Voogt
Interior: Terence Disdale

Photo: monacoeye • 27 August 2006

The brand new 2006 Feadship Callisto which has been touring the Med for a couple of months. The top shot shows it sailing round the Rock.
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Kijo

Kijo

Yacht name: Kijo
Formerly: Koji • Sorted H
Length: 146 ft • 44 m
Year: 2003
Builder: Heesen • # 11943
Exterior: Omega Architects
Interior: Terence Disdale

Photo: NT • Monaco • 2009
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Alwaeli

Alwaeli

Yacht name: Alwaeli
Formerly: Awal II
Length: 223 ft • 67 m
Year: 1990
Builder: CRN
Stylist: Terence Disdale

Photo: Monaco • 22 August 2006

This is a Bahraini royal yacht with the Bahraini coat of arms on the side.
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Il Vagabondo Again

Il Vagabondo AgainIl Vagabondo Again

Yacht name: Il Vagabondo Again
Length: 200 ft 7 - 61.1 m
Launch: 1987
Builder: CRN
Design: Terence Disdale
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Sahab IV

Sahab IV

Yacht name: Sahab IV
Length: 163 ft 10 • 49.95 m
Year: 1997
Builder: CRN
Architect: Paolo Scanu
Stylist: Terence Disdale

Photo: 8 August 2006 • Antibes • monacoeye
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Radiant

Radiant

Yacht name: Radiant -> Lightning
Length: 171 ft • 52 m
Launch: 2003
Builder: Amels • #441
Design: Terence Disdale

Photo: monacoeye

Sisterships: Lady in Blue • Amevi • Radiant • Kiss The Sky • Tigre D'Or
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Lady Haya

Lady Haya

Yacht name: Lady Haya
Formerly: Pegasus IV • Shahnaz
Length: 212 ft • 64.6 m
Year: 1981 - Refit: 2002
Builder: Mitsubishi
Design: Terence Disdale

Photo: 19 July 2006 Monaco
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Yanneke Too



Yacht name: Yanneke Too
Length: 116 ft 3 • 36 m
Launch: 1996
Builder: Camper & Nicholsons
Architect: Bill Dixon
Stylist: Terence Disdale

Photo: 16 July 2006 • monacoeye
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Amorazur II

Amorazur II

Yacht name: Amor Azur II
Formerly: La Baronessa
Length: 150 ft • 46 m
Year: 1994
Builder: Palmer Johnson • # 218
Design: Tom Fexas
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