A yacht is always considered as the sign of luxury, wealth and happiness. Everyone wants a ride in a yacht once in a lifetime. But there are some yachts in the world which are so expensive you can’t even imagine off. That is why, this time we are compiling a list of top 10 most expensive yacht in the world. Just have a look friends, hope you like this article.
10. Rising Sun: $200 million
The tenth position on our list of top 10 most expensive yacht in the world is acquired by “Rising Sun”. This yacht was previously owned by Oracle’s CEO Larry Ellison and now it is the property of music and film mogul David Geffen. This yacht has five floors and a total of 82 rooms. There are four propellers installed in it which provide this cruise a great speed of 33 MPH. It is often called as a floating Mansion because it has its own basketball court which can also be used as a helipad.
9. Seven Seas: $200 million
The next position in our list is grabbed by “Seven Seas”, which is constructed by the Dutch Shipyard Oceano, matching the taste of its owner, Hollywood director and producer Steven Spielberg. The specialty of this yacht is its movie screen, which is made up of 15 foot glass surface of an infinity pool and a well equipped gym, private deck and a helipad for Mr. Spielberg. This yacht can accommodate around 12 guests and has 26 crew members to run it.
8. Lady Moura: $210 million
Next is $210 million cruise which is owned by Naseer-Al-Rashid, a Saudi Multi-billionaire. The name and escutcheon (a shield) that can be found in several parts of the yacht are made up of 24 karat gold. Apart from the amazing interior design, what makes Lady Moura such an impressive vessel is its very own private resort, which slides out of the boat side.
7. AL-Mirqab: $250 million
Designed by Tim Heywood and constructed by Peters Schiffbau Wewlsfleth yard, this yacht is owned by the Prime Minister of Qatar, Hamid bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The Yacht has its own helipad, swimming pool and space for sunbathing and watching movies. This yacht has 10 suits which can be used by 26 guest, and two VIP rooms for the owner.
6. Dilbar: $263 million
Dilbar is yet another masterpiece by Tim Heywood, this $263 million vessel is owned by a Russian Businessman “Alishar Usmanov”. This yacht is named after the owner’s mother. It can accommodate 20 guests with 47 crew members to run the ship and to attend the guests.
5. Al Said: $300 million
The fifth position on our list of most expensive yacht in the world is occupied by “Al Said”. This yacht has an aluminium superstructure and was named after his owner named Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, who is from Oman. During the time of its construction in 2007 and 2008 it was the second largest yacht in the world. It can house up to 70 guests and run by a crew of 150 people.
4. Superyacht A: $323 million
This uniquely designed yacht is owned by Andrei Melnichenko, a Russian Billionaire and constructed by Philippe Starck. This yacht became the talk of the town during its construction period. It is capable of housing 14 guest and is maintained by a crew of 42 people.
3. Dubai: $350 million
Originally ordered by Brunei’s Prince Jefri Bolkiah in 1996, the construction of this cruise was stopped due to lack of funds, but in the year 2001, the UAE Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took over the project and turned this yacht into a masterpiece.
It is also regarded as the floating city because it is equipped with all the luxury and modern facilities like spa, swimming pool and a helipad.
2. Eclipse: $800 million
This highly secured yacht belongs to the Russian billionaire, Roman Abromovich. One of the most unique feature of this yacht is its well designed defense technology. This 525 foot yacht is maintained by 70 crew and has 24 guest rooms, two helipad and a mini submarine. Can you imagine?.
1. History Supreme: $4.8 billion
First position in our list of top 10 most expensive yacht in the world is acquired by “History Supreme”. This expensive yacht belongs to an anonymous Malaysian businessman, who is assumed to be Robert Kouk. This yacht is decorated with bones of dinosaurs, tiny meteorites and around 1 Lac kilograms of gold and platinum. The History Supreme was built by UK based Start Hughes and Company and took over three years to complete.