The luxury yacht on which Richard Burton romanced Elizabeth Taylor, Kalizma, a 165 foot Edwardian motor yacht which sleeps ten and has a crew of eight, was bought by the Hollywood couple in 1967.  The boat has undergone a three million dollar renovation.  The Kalizma was named for Burton's children, Kate (now appearing on Broadway), Liza and Maria. The dining room is furnished with antiques.  The main bedroom has a four-poster bed, and there are several works of art aboard, including paintings by van Gogh, Monet and Picasso.  The Kalizma is based in Malta.



Teak decks. All deck furniture and hand rails in African Mahogany Mast, spars and bow sprit in Douglas Fir, Satellite Communications, Fax, Mobile telephones, Boston Whaler with 100 HP Mariner for water-skiing.  Avon Sea-rider with 75 HP Mariner, two jet skis, two Sailboards Inflatable Tender with 35 HP Johnson
Air-conditioning: Triple stage reverse cycle
Generators: 2 X 60kw & 1 X 22 kw Perkins
Water Maker (100 Gallons/hr)

kalizma bed room


Length: 165'
Beam: 21',  Draft: 10', Displacement: 350 tons
Guests: 10, Crew: 8
Cruising speed: 10 knots
Engines: 1 x 550hp MAN & 2 x 250hp Gardner
Built: 1906 - rebuilt 1991
Builder: Ramage & Ferguson, Great Britain
                  Designer: G. L. Watson
Hull Material: Steel, built to Lloyds +100 A1 + LMC
Fuel: Diesel 33,000 liter, Water: 13,000 liter

kalizma dine

LOWER DECK FORWARD: Four poster double bedded cabin with en suite bathroom with shower and WC. To port, Owner’s office. To starboard, Cedar Suite with double bed.


kalizma dine

LOWER DECK AFT: TV lounge To starboard, Mark Anthony cabin with 2 cross over beds and en suite shower room To port, bathroom with bath Aft, Caesar cabin with twin side by side beds.
MAIN DECK FORWARD: Owner’s cabin with King size bed and en suite bathroom with bath. Mahogany panelled companionway with brass portholes and lighting. Day WC/Powder room. Dining saloon with “L” shaped Chippendale dining table. Main saloon, with sofa and 2 chairs Galley Aft deck, inlaid teak table with extension for 12 people.


kalizma salon

BOAT DECK: Laundry room, sun bathing area.
CREW ACCOMMODATION: On the lower deck, for 3 in 2 twin bedded cabins. On the main deck, Crew mess with TV, VCR, dishwasher, fridge and VHF. The captain’s double bedded cabin behind the bridge with en suite bathroom.

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