is the 244-foot (75 meter) long Katana yacht
Until recently, Katana yacht
was owned by Larry Ellison, the flamboyant
chairman of Oracle Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based
American information technology company.
Katana, which means "sword" in Japanese, was actually called ECO
was constructed and launched in 1991. That was the name given to the yacht by its original
owner, Emilio Azcarraga, a Mexican media magnate who founded and served as
the chief executive officer of Mexico's dominant media company, Televisa
While it is not the largest yacht in the world, Katana
weighs over 1,100 tons, has a range of 4,000 nautical miles, and flies the
flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
The hull is made of steel and the
deck is made of teak. The length at water
line is 223 feet, which is 68
meters, and the beam is 37 feet, or 11 meters.
In due time, Larry Ellison
's ego became too large
even for a 223 foot long 1,100 ton superyacht. So he commissioned an even bigger superyacht to be built. When the
completed and delivered to him, El
ana to UK's Aidan Barclay, who gave it yet another new name:
So back to the original question: how much do yachts like the Kat
ana cost and how
much should you pay for a yac
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