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Status symbols: Presidential yachts from around the world

Status symbols: Presidential yachts from around the world

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One of the world’s largest superyachts, Savarona was launched in 1931 by German yard Blohm+Voss for American heiress Emily Roebling Cadwalader, and was sold to the Turkish government six years later to serve as the presidential yacht for Kemal Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.

Still available for charter in Istanbul, Savarona was given a $35million refit in 1989. Key features on-board this 124 metre superyacht include a Turkish bath that spans the entire 16 metre beam.

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