If you were in Rockland around July 18th, you may have noticed a boat (ship?) that seemed a little out of place.  The vibrant blue and white luxury yacht Silver Shalis was spotted docked among the lobster and power boats that typically frequent the Mid-coast Maine harbor.

According to the Yacht Charter Fleet website, the 180 foot long luxury yacht was built by Seattle's Delta Marine in 2010.  She has a cruising speed of 12 knots and a top speed of 14 knots.  She is large enough and carries enough fuel for ocean crossings.

Some of the interior features include an upper-deck lap pool and a gym.  There is also a glass enclosed cylindrical elevator.  A stairway, featuring curved marble wall panels, wraps around the elevator.

According to the Pen Bay Pilot, the boat is owned by Larry Silverstein, a New York City real estate developer.

The Silver Shalis not available for charter.  However, if you have the cash - LOTS of cash - we have put together a list of yachts that are available for charter.  Just keep in mind, these will cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars per week.

Luxury Yachts Available For Charter

If you have time off and you really want to impress your friends, why not charter a luxury yacht? You could spend a week cruising up and down the coast or Maine, or maybe, take a week long cruise to the Bahamas. One thing to keep in mind, though, it is going to cost you! Take a look at these charterable yachts from Yacht Charter Fleet

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