Most Expensive Yachts in the World
Everybody has some hobbies from reading to singing. But dreaming to become an owner of a luxuriant yacht is really daring. A luxuriant yacht is a symbol of both extravagance and wealth. Billionaires and millionaires dream to buy a private yacht, many have already fulfilled it. Here, you will see the most expensive and luxurious yachts ever exist in the world.
Most Expensive Yachts in the World
Price: $300 Million
Owner: Mohammed bin Salman (previously by Yuri Scheffler, Russian billionaire)
The ship was built for Russian vodka tycoon Yuri Shefler for $330m, in the summer of 2014, Bill Gates leased the yacht for US$5 million per week.
Serene can accommodate 24 guests and 52 crew members. It comes with features like wide in-built multiple pools, including a sea-water pool. An extra feature of this luxurious yacht like 2 helipads which could convert into a dance floor or a pool. It also comes with a submarine, spa pools, Snow room, Steam room, jet stream pools, several play areas for billionaire tots, and an underwater viewing room.
9. AL SAID
Price: $300 Million
Owner: Qaboos Bin Said Al Said (Sultan of Oman)
Al Said was launched by the Lürssen Shipyard in September 2007 and at the time of her launch, she was the world’s second-longest yacht.
It can accommodate 70 guests, sleep a crew of 154. Little is known about Al Said. The Al Said has such a large concert hall that is big enough to accommodate a 50-piece orchestra.
Price: $320 Million
Owner: Emirate Billionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim.
Radiant, luxurious super-yacht was built by Lurssen in 2009. Its exterior was engineered and designed by Tim Heywood and the interiors were designed by Glen Pushelburg.
The Radiant can accommodate up to 20 guests and houses 44 crew members in a single day. It comes with zero-speed stabilizers, swimming pools, beach club, helicopter landing pad, a massage room, swimming platform, tender-garage, movie theater, air conditioning, gym, and a deck jacuzzi.
Price: $400 Million
Owner: Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum (Sheik of Dubai)
Dubai has large space including a large social area and lounge, numerous VIP and guest suites, and finally a crew area large enough to carry up to 115 people. A helipad, which can accommodate a helicopter of up to 9.5 tons, completes this extravagant ensemble.
Its four MTU-20V diesel engines can each deliver 6,301 kW and accelerate the ship up to 26 knots, with the 1.2 million liter diesel tanks, Dubai is able to travel 8,500 nautical miles.
6. Motor Yacht A
Price: $440 Million
Owner: Andrey Melnichenko (a Russian billionaire businessman and philanthropist)
Motor Yacht A (MY A) is designed by Philippe Starck and engineered by naval architect Martin Francis.
It took years to complete construction. According to Boat International, MY A can accommodate 14 guests in its 7 guest cabins and is designed for 35 crew members on board.
It features a 2,500 sq ft master bedroom, a disco, a helicopter hanger, a separate 30-foot speedboat. Additional features like a glass roof looking up one of the swimming pools.
Price: $527 Million
Owner: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Abu Dhabi tycoon)
Topaz Launched 2012 by the famous German shipyard Lurssen. Its exterior designed by Tim Heywood and interior design by Terence Disdale.
Topaz yacht capable of reaching a maximum speed of 25 knots and a cruising speed of 23 knots.
It is fully equipped with gyms, two Jacuzzi, movie theatres and a conference room. It offers space for a wide choice of water toys, including jet skis, inflatable boats, catamarans, and a mini-submarine.
Topaz yacht can accommodate up to 62 guests within 26 cabins on board, along with 79 crew members.
Price: $600 Million
Owner: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan (President of the United Arab Emirates)
Azzam (Resolute) is a private super-yacht built by German shipyard Lürssen Yachts.
Engineer Mubarak Saad al Ahbabi directed the construction of Azzam, with technical engineering by Lürssen Yachts including design by Nauta Yachts and interior design by Christophe Leoni.
Azzam accommodates a large, open plan main saloon, accommodation for 36 guests and up to 80 crew. It has complex ‘dual-mode’ engine systems, and the fuel required, despite having a comparatively shallow draught of just 4.3 meters.
3. Streets of Monaco
Price: $1 BILLION
The streets of Monaco is the third most expensive yacht in the world. The streets of Monaco is modeled after the glamorous Mediterranean city-state of Monaco. It features exhaustive replicas of landmarks like the Monte Carlo Casino, the Hotel de Paris, La Rascasse, and even a beach-like swimming pool.
This vessel is called a floating city because of its vastness. This expensive superyacht includes a go-kart circuit, three swimming pools, a mini-submarine helipad, seven guest suites, a mini waterfall, and a restaurant with a fabulous underwater view.
The exteriors of Streets of Monaco have been designed by Opulent Yacht, while the interiors have been done by Filthy Rich Boaters.
The owner’s cabin is even more luxurious, measuring more than 15,000 square feet over three floors, with private elevators, office, his and hers dressing rooms, a double-height living room, “numerous balconies, and private sundeck with Jacuzzi/swimming pool.”
Value: $1.5 BILLION
Owner: Roman Abramovich (Russian billionaire)
Eclipse wins the second list in terms of the most expensive yacht, built by Blohm and Voss of Hamburg. This is 536 feet long also making it the second-largest in the world.
The use of technology is jaw-dropping, for maximum security, the Eclipse is fitted with intruder detection systems and a missile defense system. The master bedroom and bridge of the yacht are fitted with armor plating and bulletproof windows.
In Eclipse’s immense size space there are many extravagant features including 24 guest cabins, two swimming pools, several hot tubs, and a disco hall, two helicopter pads, three launch boats, and a mini-submarine capable of submerging up to 50 meters underwater.
1. History Supreme (Most expensive yacht in the world)
Price: $4.8 BILLION
The list of most expensive yachts topped by History Supreme. It took almost 3 years to build this 100-foot expensive vessel.
Stuart Huges, a world-class designer, was the mastermind behind the design of it for Malaysia’s richest man, Robert Knok. The use of solid gold and platinum over the yacht made it no less than 100,000 kg (220,000 Ibs).
Another sign of luxury is an iPhone wrapped in 500 cut diamonds, including two interchangeable diamonds fitted over the “home button, a 7.4-carat pink diamond, and a rare 8-carat diamond.
The master bedroom in it boasts a wall feature made from meteorite rock and a statue made from genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex bones.
Quick summary of World’s most expensive yachts in the world:
- History Supreme (The Most Expensive Yacht In the World)
- Streets of Monaco
- Motor Yacht A
- AL SAID
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