It has become a trend among the wealthiest people in the world to compete who has the most luxurious yacht. It is their way to prove to the world how powerful they are. More often than not, their requirements before purchasing one are just ridiculous. In the following article, we are going to list the five most expensive yachts in the world.
We are going to start with the ‘cheapest’ i.e. the fifth most expensive yacht in the world Motor Yachts A. It is reportedly owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko. This $440 million yacht was designed by Philippe Stark and constructed by Martin Francis. It can accommodate 14 guests and 42 crew members in its 24,000 square feet space. It features six quest suits, 30 feet speedboat, a helicopter hanger, disco as well as three swimming pools, one of them having a glass bottom and being located directly above the disco.
The fourth place on our list goes to Azzam. This yacht is worth $600 million and its owner is the President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan. According to its builders, it is the world’s most complex yacht that has ever been made. It is 590 feet long and also, it is the fastest yacht in the world since it can reach a speed of 35 km/h. Little is known about this masterpiece except that its exterior was designed by Nauta Yacht and its interiors by French designer Christophe Leoni.
Without exaggeration, the most unique yacht in the whole world is Streets of Monaco. It is literally a replica of Monaco or at least one section of it. It features the Monte Carlo casino and racetrack, Hotel de Paris, Café de Paris, as well as La Rascasse, and so on. There are also tennis courts and swimming pools, seven guest suits that can accommodate 16 guests and each of them has a reception room, dressing room, and a balcony, a mini waterfall, barbecue facility, and so on. It is no surprise that this yacht is worth $1.1 billion.
Eclipse is 536 feet long and worth $1.5 billion which makes it both the second-largest and expensive yacht in the world and it belongs to Roman Abramovich, the Russian billionaire. Besides featuring 24 guest cabins, a disco hall, several hot tubs, two swimming pools, two helicopter pads, three launch boats, and a mini-submarine, it can also submerge up to 50 meters in water. What is interesting about this yacht is the fact that it possesses an intruder detection system and a missile defense system. In addition, it is impossible for paparazzi to take photos because there are lasers that surround the entire yacht, instantly ruining all photographs. Do you know what Abramovich also possess? The answer is – an extravagant watch collection. If you want to have a luxurious watch collection of your own visit: watchshopping.com.
Finally, the most expensive and luxurious yacht in the whole world is History Supreme. It took three years and 100,000 kilograms of gold and platinum to build it. It is reportedly owned by Robert Knok, Malaysia’s richest man. This $4.5 billion yacht was designed by UK luxury designer Stuart Hughes. Besides its base, the dining area, deck, rails, staircase, and anchor are all made out of gold. What’s more, the master bedroom features a wall that is made out of meteorite rock and a statue made of Tyrannosaurus Rex bones.
To conclude, these are top five most luxurious yachts in the world at this moment, but who know what will be built in the future.