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The List of Top 10 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts In The World
10. Serene – $300 Million
The 430-foot yacht was built by Fincantieri in 2011 for Russian billionaire Yuri Scheffler and is one of the world’s largest private superyachts. In the summer of 2014, Bill Gates leased the boat for $5 million per week. It can seat up to 24 guests and 60 crew members and has a master suite, 1 VIP bedroom, 7 double rooms, and 3 twin cabins.
Serene has a peak speed of 25 knots and can easily cruise at 15 knots. Serene has seven decks as well as a hangar and two helicopter landing sites. The ship also has a big seawater swimming pool that can house service vessels and a submarine with a diving depth of up to 100 meters.
9. Pelorus – $300 Million
The 377-foot yacht was built in 2003 at the Lurssen shipyard in Schacht-Audorf, Germany, and was owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. Pelorus has changed ownership several times and is presently owned by Samuel Tak Lee, a Hong Kong-based billionaire. The yacht can cruise at speeds ranging from 12 to 14 knots.
The yacht has a spa, underwater lights, a cinema, and a dance floor, as well as two helicopter pads, a swimming pool with artificial current, and an owner’s cabin with 180-degree panoramic views that open to a private deck. The yacht can accommodate up to 22 people overnight in 11 bedrooms, which include a master suite, two VIP suites, and eight double cabins.
8. AL SAID – $300 Million
The yacht was built in 2008 by Lurssen Yachts in Bremen and was nicknamed “Sunflower” throughout construction. The boat, which is owned by the Sultan of Oman, has an exterior styled by Espen Oeino and an interior designed by Redman Whitely Dixon.
The yacht can seat up to 70 guests and 154 crew members, has a performance theater that can hold a 50-piece orchestra and has a top speed of 47 kmph. The port of Al Said features a helipad and a gross tonnage of 15,850 tons.
7. Dubai – $400 Million
The exteriors of the yacht, built by Blohm and Voss, were designed by Andrew Winch, while the interiors were designed by Platinum Yachts. The 524-foot yacht, which is rumored to be owned by the royal family of the UAE, is outfitted with all the hi-tech gadgets and ultra-luxurious amenities one would expect from a vessel of this kind.
The yacht has a helipad capable of carrying up to 9.5 tons, two 10-meter-long motorboats, a dining area for 90 people, and a 10-meter-long swimming pool. There’s also a disco, a movie, 20 water bikes, a submarine, a lobster tank, and a squash court on the vessel.
6. Motor Yatch A – $440 Million
The 440-foot yacht, designed by Philippe Stark and built by Architect Martin Francis, is reminiscent of a stealth battleship or submarine and is owned by Russian millionaire Andrey Melnichenko. The yacht’s interiors cover over 24,000 square feet and include a 2,500 square foot master bedroom and disco, as well as six guest bedrooms with moveable walls that can be converted into four huge cabins.
French crystal interiors and furniture with mirrored surfaces, glasses, and tableware. The Motor Yacht A has a helicopter hangar, a 30-foot speed boat stored in the hull, and three swimming pools, one of which has a glass bottom and is located immediately above the aforementioned disco. It can accommodate 14 guests and has enough room for 42 crew members.
5. Rising Sun – $590 Million
Designed by Jon Bannenberg, it was built by Germany’s Lürssen in 2004 for Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, then sold to David Geffen in 2010. The 454-foot yacht features 82 rooms, a wine cellar, a movie theater, and a helipad. There is also a gym, a basketball court, a sauna, and a spa.
The yacht can accommodate up to 16 passengers and is powered by two 12,230 horsepower engines that give her a top speed of 28 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots.
4. Azzam – $650 Million
The interiors of the 590-foot yacht were created by French interior decorator Christophe Leoni, while the exteriors were designed by Nauta Yacht. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi, owns the opulent yacht, which has a peak speed of 35 kmph.
3. Streets Of Monaco – $1.1 Billion
The 500-foot-long Streets of Monaco, modeled like the Mediterranean city of Monaco and owned by Russian billionaire Vasily Anisimov, includes reproductions of sites such as the Monte Carlo Casino, the Hotel de Paris, La Rascasse, and even a beach-like swimming pool. The exteriors were designed by Opulent Yacht, while the interiors were created by Filthy Rich Boaters.
The boat can accommodate 16 people in eight rooms, including seven guest suites, each with its own reception area, bathroom, dressing room, bedroom, and balcony. A separate office is available in the bigger VIP suites. The four-deck yacht also includes BBQ amenities scattered over the deck, as well as a little waterfall and a café bar with an underwater view.
2. Eclipse – $1.5 Billion
Eclipse, built by Hamburg’s Blohm and Voss, is the world’s second most expensive yacht and is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The 528-foot-long yacht has two helipads, 24 guest suites, a dance hall, two swimming pools, and hot tubs.
The Eclipse has intrusion detection systems and a missile defense system, while the master bedroom and bridge have armour plating and bulletproof glass. The yacht also has an anti-paparazzi shield made out of lasers that sweep the nearby surroundings.
1. History Supreme – $5 Billion
The most expensive yacht in the world, History Supreme, was designed by the renowned luxury designer from the United Kingdom, Stuart Hughes, and is owned by Malaysia’s richest man, Robert Knok. The 100-foot-long yacht, which took over three years to build, is made of 100,000 kg of precious metals such as gold and platinum.
The master bedroom is one of the yacht’s most notable features, featuring a wall feature made of meteorite rock and a statue made of authentic Tyrannosaurus Rex bones. A 68 kilogram 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium graces the master stateroom, and onboard is a liquor bottle containing a $45 million diamond.