From swimming pools and movie theaters to helipads and water parks, the biggest yachts are also the most expensive. They make you dream, but how exactly are their values estimated?
- 1 1. Eclipse, $1.5 billion:
- 2 2. Azzam, $650 million:
- 3 3. Topaz, $527 million:
- 4 4. Dubai, $350 million:
- 5 5. Serene, $330 million:
- 6 6. Sailboat A, $323 million:
- 7 7. Radiant, $320 million:
- 8 8. Pelorus, $300 million:
- 9 9. Al Said, $300 million:
- 10 10. Dilbar, $256 million:
1. Eclipse, $1.5 billion:
Here is finally the most expensive liner in the world. Ownership of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, the Eclipse is the chosen one of this selection. It is a floating city measuring 170m in length, a size that makes it the second largest private yacht in the world. It was built by Blohm + Voss, the famous shipbuilder based in Hamburg, Germany.
- Two helipads;
- 11 passenger cabins;
- Two swimming pools;
- Several hot tubs;
- A nightclub.
About 70 crew members are needed to operate the huge vessel. For security reasons, Eclipse is equipped with intrusion detection and a German-made missile defense system. The windows in the owner’s master bedroom are also fitted with armored glass. Roman Abramovich also owns two other luxury liners, “Ecstasea” and “Le Grand Bleu”.
2. Azzam, $650 million:
Launched in 2013, Azzam is owned by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi.
With a value of 650 million euros and a length of 180 m, it is currently considered the largest yacht in the world. It has 50 suites, an anti-missile system, two helipads, a movie theater and other features very similar to those of Eclipse.
He East for the moment available for rent.
3. Topaz, $527 million:
This luxury yacht is among the largest in the world with a length of 147 m. It belongs to the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The Topaz is valued at $527 million for its incredible characteristics. It was designed to accommodate 62 passengers, in addition to the 79 crew members it needs for its optimal operation.
It has 26 cabins and 8 floors connected by an elevator providing access to the heliport and the swimming pool. It also includes a gym, conference room, two hot tubs and more.
4. Dubai, $350 million:
This 162 m liner is the third largest private ship in the world. It is owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of the Emirate of Dubai and current Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. It has seven magnificent terraces ideal for relaxing and a small submarine to explore the underwater life.
It also has an exclusive heliport, several VIP suites, several swimming pools, a spa and a nightclub.
The Dubai was built by the German shipyard Bloom & Voss for an incredible amount of 350 million.
5. Serene, $330 million:
It belongs to the Russian millionaire Yuri Sheflerwho asked the group Fincanteri to design and build this magnificent ship. And to everyone’s surprise, they managed to do it all in just one year. Its current price is around 330 million dollars.
With a length of 134m, this boat has an area of 4459 square meters can accommodate more than 24 people comfortably. It has luxurious cabins, a gym, a swimming pool, spacious lounges, among others. However, the most interesting element is his helicopter in the front. This is one of the reasons why we included it in this list of the most expensive mega yachts in the world.
6. Sailboat A, $323 million:
Launched in 2015, this liner has features that make it unique. Indeed, it has a motor sail assisted. With a length of 143 m, this jewel is worth 323 million dollars. It belongs to millionaire Andrey Melnichenko, a lover of luxury yachts.
This luxurious boat, in addition to being very striking with its modern appearance, has a main room that measures 232 square meters. Isn’t it amazing?
It also has 7 suites for 14 people with every conceivable comfort.
7. Radiant, $320 million:
Owned by Abdulla Al Futtaim, Radiant is worth $320 million. This is a luxury yacht to feel at home with all the amenities one would expect from a penthouse.
It has a swimming pool, helipad, massage room, cinema room, air conditioning, full gym and jacuzzi on deck. If the pirates raise their ugly mugs, the Radiant has a powerful water cannon for protection.
8. Pelorus, $300 million:
The Pelorus is another of the most expensive mega yachts in the world. It was built in 2003 for Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. But it was his wife who became the proud owner after the divorce process. The latter then sold it to Geffen in 2011 for an approximate price of 300 million dollars.
With a length of 115 m, this liner can accommodate 22 passengers and 42 crew members. It has a swimming pool, three outdoor bars and 20 cabins for passengers. It also includes a luxurious cabin for the owner and a jacuzzi.
9. Al Said, $300 million:
Built by German company Lürssen in 2008, Al Said is a luxury yacht owned by Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman. 155m long, this floating palace is just as spacious and can reach a cruising speed of 25 knots.
It includes a concert hall can house an orchestra of 50 musicians. Like most of the luxury yachts listed in this review, this liner has a helicopter.
With a capacity of 70 passengers, it requires 154 crew members for optimal operation.
10. Dilbar, $256 million:
Named after its owner’s mother, this luxurious yacht belongs to billionaire Alisare Usmanov. It is the third yacht owned by the Russian oligarch and is worth $256 million.
156 m long, this jewel was built in 2008 by the German shipyard Lürssen. The Dilbar is able to accommodate 120 people, including 80 crew members. It has four very spacious exterior decks. At its stern, it has a helipad.
In her luxurious interior, there is a cinema room, swimming pools, a small music room and a large number of cabins.