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These ‘Bond Boats’ Have Made 007 Look Good on the Water for 60 Years

Ranging from cruise ships to go-fast boats to sailing yachts, these vessels have been major supporting actors in Bond films for six decades.

These 9 Bond Boats Have Made 007 Seem Like a Mariner Over the Years Columbia Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Pick a James Bond title and chances are you’ll find a yacht of the same name: There’s a Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, The World is Not Enough, Octopussy, Quantum of Solace, Skyfall and more. In fact, ever since Denison built the 118.1-foot For Your Eyes Only in 1985 for John Staluppi, the American businessman has named his 22 yachts after 007 films.

If the movie titles are famous, the yachts are in a league of their own. The MI6 secret agent has chased bad guys on zippy go-fast boats, romanced Bond Girls on breezy sailing yachts and infiltrated villain’s lairs that masquerade as sleek pleasure yachts.

For some vessels, the big-screen appearance has boosted their charter credibility, while others have backstories straight out of a Hollywood script. A few have even become available on the brokerage market, offering buyers a chance to invest in a piece of 007 history.

Here are nine of the most recognizable.

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