Are you fan of luxurious and exclusive yachts? This is an article for you if you enjoy sailing or can appreciate the engineering marvels listed below. Just so you know, your net worth must be hundreds of millions, if not billions, to be able to afford even the cheapest superyacht on this list!
The blog will give you knowledge about the world’s most expensive yachts, their locations, background of their owners and of course what everyone is curious of – their value.
The superyacht on 17th place with the least value is Lionheart. The outstanding luxury watercraft is purchased by Sir Philip Green – British billionaire and owner of one of the biggest fashion retail chains in UK, Topshop, and his wife, Lady Tina Green, who are Monaco residents. Sir Philip Green purchased the Lionheart, the largest yacht ever built by famous historic Italian yacht builder Benetti, for an estimated $150 million. The yacht was completed in 2016 and contains six VIP suites as well as several private balconies. Kate Moss, Simon Cowell, and Cristiano Ronaldo are just a few of the celebrities who have walked the decks of Lionheart.
The 16th position belongs to the superyacht Aviva. This is a motor yacht with a length of 98 metres (322 feet). She is the fourth Aviva yacht built for Joe Lewis, who is a British businessman located in the Bahamas. Aviva was designed by Reymond Langton and manufactured by Abeking & Rasmussen of Lemwerder, Germany. The yacht includes a full-size tennis court and is said to be the home of some of his most valuable and expensive artwork, including Picasso. Joe spends many months a year onboard Aviva and his other three superyachts when he is not in his Bahamas home.
The 15th position is for the outstanding 180$ million Solandge. The superyacht Solandge has established itself as one of the most prestigious charter vessels of the last decade. It’s 85.1 metres long, and every part of it has been meticulously designed and built. The extraordinary interior was built with about 50 various varieties of granite and marble surfaces, as well as over 30 different types of wood, in an exquisite cooperation between Dolker & Voges and Rodriguez Interiors. Espen Oeino, who employed harmonious lines and perfect proportions to embrace an exciting assortment of dining, amusement, and attractive outdoor facilities, suited for premium long-distance cruises, designed the exterior. The Solandge had the highest brokerage in 2017, and was rented for around $1.1 million per week. The yacht is equipped with eight VIP rooms, a grand piano, and a Murano glass art installation. Due to speculations, the mysterious owner is believed to be the Russian oligarch Suleyman Kerimov who was bidding for the yacht or the Saudi Arabian Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz.
The next in the list is the superyacht Ecstasea, the largest Feadship ever built was built the by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich in 2004. The yacht is composed of steel and is 85.95 metres in length with an 11.50 metre beam. She was sold to Alshair Fiyaz by yacht brokers Merle Wood in June 2009 from her former owner, Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. Her worth is 200$ million. Ecstasea has a luxurious interior that sleeps 14 passengers and has earned numerous design awards.
The 13th position belongs to the superyacht Rising Sun valued also at 200$ million. The Rising Sun was built by Jon Bannenberg and manufactured for Larry Ellison by Lürssen in 2004. There are 82 rooms spread across six floors, as well as a basketball court, a wine cellar, and a movie theatre. David Geffen has owned it since 2010, and it is the world’s 12th largest superyacht, measuring 138 metres. The Rising Sun cost $200 million to construct, and even more money has been spent on premium furnishings and fittings ever since.
The 12th position is for Lady Moura which costs 210$ million. Nasser Al-Rashid, a Saudi Arabian businessman and counsellor to the Saudi Royal family, owns Lady Moura. The boat has many amazing amenities, including a retractable roof pool, a helicopter, and 24 karat gold lettering and embellishments throughout. As if that weren’t enough, Lady Moura also has a sand-covered hydraulic platform that emerges from one side, providing guests with a beach-like experience in the middle of the ocean.
The 11th position is for the superyacht Al-Mirqab which is owned by Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, Qatar’s former Prime Minister. The yacht contains ten cabins, a helipad, a swimming pool, VIP quarters, an onboard theatre, a jacuzzi, and watersports equipment. It was dubbed the world’s second most beautiful yacht after its completion in 2008. It can carry up to 24 passengers and has 55 staff cabins to accommodate them comfortably.
On 10th place is the superyacht Dilbar, owned by Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, who is frequently seen cruising about his own islands on Dilbar. It’s not only one of the most costly yachts in the world, but it’s also one of the largest, with a length of 360 feet and a height of just over 50 feet. She was named after Alisher’s mother and was built by Lürssen Yachts in 2008. Dilbar features one helipad, multiple swimming pools, and can house up to 48 cabin staff members.
The 9th most expensive superyacht is Pelorus and her value is 256$ million. Pelorus was built by Lürssen in 2003 and purchased by Roman Abramovich, a Russian billionaire, in 2004. The exclusive yacht has changed ownership few times since then, and it is now owned by Samuel Tak Lee, Hong Kong-based billionaire. Pelorus measures 115 metres in length and weighs a whopping 5517 tonnes. She has two helipads, landing boats, and jet skis, in addition to all the usual conveniences you’d expect to find onboard a superyacht of this calibre. The yacht also has full time crue of 46 people on board all over the year.
The 8th superyacht name is Serene and her estimated value is 300$ million. Serene was built in 2011 for Russian billionaire Yuri Scheffler by Fincantieri and has since become one of the most popular rental yachts for the super-rich, reputedly costing celebrities like Bill Gates about a million dollars each week! It was purchased in 2015 by Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman and can accommodate up to 24 guests and 52 crew members. Multiple swimming pools, two helipads, a submarine, and an incredible underwater viewing area are all included!
7th place takes the mega yacht Al Said with estimated value also 300$ million. Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, the Sultan of Oman, owns the property and named it after him. The Al Said was built between 2007 and 2008, and nothing is known about it other that it includes a large music hall that can accommodate a 50-piece orchestra. It can also accommodate up to 70 guests, sleep 154 crew members, and reach speeds of over 22 knots!
6th position for the superyacht is Radiant – 320$million. Radiant is owned by Emirate Billionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim and was built by Lürssen in 2009. The superyacht is approximately 110 metres long, weighs 5027 gross tonnes, and can accommodate up to 20 guests and 44 crew members. She has a helipad, multiple pools, a massage area, a swimming platform, a movie theatre, a gym, and a jacuzzi. To defend herself against pirate attacks, the Radiant is also armed with a powerful water cannon.
At 5th place stays the mega yacht Dubai. It is owned by the Sheik of Dubai, Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum. Jacuzzis, a swimming pool with handcrafted tiles, a helicopter, and a spectacular circular glass staircase that changes colour when lit from above are just a few of the amenities. A split-level owner’s deck, multiple VIP and social rooms, guest suites, and a crew of up to 115 people are also available at Dubai.
Getting closer and closer to the exciting most expensive superyacht just try to guess what will be the estimated price for it!
Yes that’s right, its much more expensive than 1 billion!
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4th place is for the superyacht Motor Yacht A. Her value is 400$. Blohm + Voss shipyard created this impressive-looking 390-foot superyacht, which was launched in 2008. Andrey Melnichenko, a Russian wealthy businessman and philanthropist, is reported to be the owner. The 400-foot-long Motor Yacht A can accommodate 14 guests and 42 crew members. A 2,500-square-foot master suite, a disco, a helicopter hanger, a separate 30-foot speedboat, and a glass-bottomed swimming pool are among the amenities.
As it follows, on 3rd position is the superyacht Streets of Monaco with the cost of 1 billion dollars. Her owner is also Roman Abramovich – the Russian Oligarch who owns already two of the listed superyachts. The “Streets of Monaco” is the first billion-dollar boat on our list. The Streets of Monaco, once finished will be a 509-foot super yacht, meant to showcase miniature copies of some of Monaco’s and Monte Carlos’ most known sites. A go-kart track, three swimming pools, a mini-submarine, a helipad, seven guest suites, a tiny waterfall, and a restaurant with a fantastic underwater view will all be included in the final superyacht.
The 2nd place is for the mega yacht Eclipse, which with no surprise is owned also by the Russian businessman Roman Abramovich. Her cost is 1.5 billion dollars which makes her the second most expensive superyacht in the world. Roman Abramovich owns Eclipse, the second most expensive boat in the world. When it comes to his superyacht, the Russian millionaire has spared no expense. In his master bedroom, he’s installed a private defence system that includes missile detection sensors, intruder alarms, armour plating, and bulletproof windows. Eclipse also features two helipads, two pools, 24 guest rooms, a dance hall, and a mini-submarine.
First place is taken by the outstanding History Supreme which is on top of the list of the world’s most expensive superyachts, with a price tag of $4.8 billion. This spectacular achievement is 100 feet long and made of 10,000 kg of solid gold and platinum. It was created for Malaysia’s richest man, Robert Knok, by Stuart Huges, a world-renowned luxury designer. The History Supreme took three years to construct and includes a number of high-end amenities. Some of the exquisite amenities are genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex bone statue and meteorite rock wall, which can be found in the master bedroom! The master suite also includes a 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium, as if that wasn’t enough.
Wow! Speechless! What about you? Write in the comments which one would you like to visit, and which one would you like to have?