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M/Y A is a luxury motor yacht designed by Philippe Starck and Martin Francis, and constructed by Blohm + Voss at the HDW shipyard in Kiel, Germany. [1]

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Aft, in naval terminology, is an adjective or adverb meaning, towards the stern (rear) of the ship, when the frame of reference is within the ship.

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Aleksandra Melnichenko

Aleksandra Melnichenko (born 1977) is the wife of Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko who has a personal wealth of $14.5bn and in 2013 ranked 56th in the Forbes World's billionaires list.

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Andrey Melnichenko

Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko (Андрей Игоревич Мельниченко, Андрэй Мельнічэнка, born 8 March 1972 in Gomel, Belarus) is a Russian businessman and billionaire.

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Baccarat (company)

Baccarat Crystal is a manufacturer of fine crystal glassware located in Baccarat, France.

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Biometrics refers to metrics related to human characteristics.

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Blohm + Voss

Blohm + Voss (also shown historically as Blohm & Voss and Blohm und Voss), is a German shipbuilding and engineering works.

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Bow (ship)

The bow is the forward part of the hull of a ship or boat, the point that is usually most forward when the vessel is underway.

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Circa, usually abbreviated c., ca or ca. (also circ. or cca.), means "approximately" in several European languages including English, usually in reference to a date.

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Claude Monet

Oscar-Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.

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Darth Vader

Darth Vader (born Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe.

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Die Zeit

Die Zeit (literally "The Time") is a German national weekly newspaper.

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Eclipse (yacht)

M/Y Eclipse is a luxury motor yacht constructed by Blohm + Voss of Hamburg, Germany.

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Escape pod

An escape pod or lifepod is a capsule or craft used to escape a vessel in an emergency, usually only big enough for one person.

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An estuary is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Hamilton, Bermuda

Hamilton is the capital of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.

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Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft

Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft (often abbreviated HDW) is a German shipbuilding company, headquartered in Kiel.

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Inverted bow

In ship design, an inverted bow is a ship's or large boat's bow whose farthest forward point is not at the top.

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List of motor yachts by length

This is a incomplete list of the world's longest motor luxury yachts.

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Luxury yacht

Luxury yacht (also super yacht, large yacht and mega yacht) is a very expensive, privately owned, professionally crewed sailing or motor yacht.

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MAN SE (abbreviation of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg, or), formerly MAN AG, is a German mechanical engineering company and parent company of the MAN Group.

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A nightclub (also known as a discothèque, disco, dance club or club) is an entertainment venue which usually operates late into the night.

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One-upmanship is the art or practice of successively outdoing a competitor.

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Pelorus (yacht)

Pelorus (from the Latin "Pelorus", meaning "keeping on course") is the world's nineteenth largest luxury yacht at in length, currently owned by David Geffen.

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Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck is a French designer who has become widely known since the start of his career in the 1980s for his interior, product, industrial and architectural design including furniture and objects that have a simple but inventive structures.

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Roman Abramovich

Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich (Рома́н Арка́дьевич Абрамо́вич,; born 24 October 1966) is a Russian businessman, investor and politician.

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Sexual intercourse

Sexual intercourse, or coitus or copulation, is principally the insertion and thrusting of a male's penis, usually when erect, into a female's vagina for the purposes of sexual pleasure, reproduction, or both.

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The Solent is the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.

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Sorrento (Neapolitan: Surriento) is a town overlooking the Bay of Naples in Southern Italy.

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Stingrays are a group of rays, which are cartilaginous fish related to sharks.

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A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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A superstructure is an upward extension of an existing structure above a baseline.

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The Maltese Falcon (yacht)

The Maltese Falcon built by Perini Navi in Tuzla, Turkey is a ship-rigged sailing luxury yacht, commissioned and formerly owned by American venture capitalist Tom Perkins.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national "quality" Sunday newspaper.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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Thomas Perkins

Thomas or Tom Perkins may refer to.

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of Germany (often abbreviated TKMS) is a group and holding company of providers of naval vessels, surface ships and submarines.

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In naval architecture, the tumblehome is the narrowing of a ship's hull with greater distance above the water-line.

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Zumwalt-class destroyer

The Zumwalt-class destroyers are a class of United States Navy guided missile destroyers designed as multi-mission stealth ships with a focus on land attack.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_(yacht)

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