10 Most expensive yachts in the world

Published: 2020-09-18  

The luxury yachts are not just a means of transport, they are above all symbols of wealth and economic power, in the list below are the most expensive private luxury yachts that only billionaires can buy. These magnificent and luxurious specimens offer the most diverse extravagant resources, ranging from heliports, movie theaters, concert halls, the most extravagant swimming pools, spas, and even running or ice rinks.

1º- The History Supreme - $ 4,8 billions (€ 4,6 billions)

The History Supreme is the most expensive yacht in the world, owned by Robert Knok, the richest man in Malaysia. This ostentatious 30-meter vessel was designed by UK designer Stuart Hughes. It took more than 3 years to complete, and 100,000 kg of solid gold and platinum were used, which justifies its astronomical value of US $ 4.8 billion. In addition to the gold that makes up this luxurious yacht, another of the outstanding features is the master suite, which contains a wall made of meteorite rock and a statue made of authentic Tyrannosaurus Rex bones. The master suite is ornamented with a panoramic wall aquarium decorated with 68 kg of 24 carat gold and a bottle of liquor containing a very rare 18.5 carat diamond worth $ 45 million. Finally, an iPhone wrapped with 500 cut diamonds, including a 7.4 carat pink diamond and a rare 8 carat diamond. 

2º- Eclipse - $ 1,5 billions (€ 1,27 billions)

The second most expensive yacht in the world is valued at between $ 800,000 and $ 1.5 billion is the Eclipse and belongs to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. It has intruder detection system and missile defense system, it also has 2 heliports, 24 guest cabins, two swimming pools and hot tubs and a nightclub. It was designed by designer Terence Disdale and built by the German company Blohm & Voss. The luxury yacht measures 533 feet in length, comes equipped with a mini submarine capable of submerging up to 50 meters underwater. The Eclipse master suite and bridge are equipped with armor and bulletproof windows. The yacht also has an anti-paparazzi shield, which consists of lasers that dissipate the surrounding areas, and when a photographer is detected, a light reflects on the camera to prevent the photograph from being taken.

3º- Streets of Monaco -  $ 1 billion (€ 850 millions)

Streets of Monaco is a luxury yacht out of the ordinary that represents miniatures of some ex-libris of Monaco. Where we can see the Monte Carlo Casino, the Hotel de Paris, the Ca Rascasse and a swimming pool imitating a beach. The Streets of Monaco is a 500-foot long yacht and can be described as a floating city. The exterior was designed by Opulent Yacht, and the interiors were made by Filthy Rich Boaters. The luxurious suite is spread over three floors and has a private elevator, office, living room, balconies, solariums with jacuzzis and a mini waterfall. 

4º- Azzam - $ 650 millions (€ 550 millions)

The construction company Lürssen Yachts is responsible for this magnificent and huge luxury yacht Azzam. The President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi was recently handed over Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan for the sum of US $ 650 million. Manufacturers say Azzam is "the most complex and challenging yacht that has ever been built". At 590 feet in length it is the largest private yacht in the world, and is expected to be one of the fastest, capable of reaching speeds of more than 30 knots. 

5º- Topaz - $ 527 millions (€ 446 millions)

It was built by the German company Lürssen Yachts and is called Topaz. The exterior was designed by Tim Heywood and the interiors by designer Terrance Disdale. The Topaz is 482 feet long, with a powerful 7990 HP engine and reaches a top speed of more than 25.5 knots. The yacht is fully air-conditioned to control the ideal temperature. Topaz comes with elegant underwater lights that give it an even more futuristic look, a double helipad, a state-of-the-art gym, a cinema room and a huge conference room. This wonder of the seas belongs to the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Minister of Presidential Affairs and a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, Shaikh Mansour.

6º- Dubai – $ 350 millions (€ 296 millions)

Dubai Dubai it's another extravagant yacht that is also owned by a member of the UAE royal family. It is 531 feet long. The entire exterior was designed by Andrew Winch and built by Blohm and Voss, the interiors were designed by Platinum Yachts. Boasting a mosaic pool, circular staircase, helipad, this yacht can accommodate 155 guests, including crew members.

7º- Serene – $ 330 millions (€ 279 millions)

Serene is an elegant and luxurious large yacht, 439.4 feet long, with the capacity to accommodate about 24 people and 52 crew members. It was built to order at the Italian shipyard Fincantieri for the Russian vodka tycoon Yuri Shefler. Its exterior was designed by yacht designer Espen Oeino and the refined interiors by Reymond Langton Design. It currently belongs to Mohammed bin Salman, from Saudi Arabia. Serene is not only recognized for its size, but also for its elegant structure, and the latest generation resources and technology overload that is a delight for any billionaire. 

8º- Motor Yacht A -  $ 323 millions (€ 273 millions)

The Motor Yacht A is a 120 meter long luxury yacht boasting an original design, reminiscent of a submarine or a warship, was designed by the German company Blohm & Voss from Hamburg for Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko, a Russian billionaire. Superyacht A is the epitome of luxury, with an interior full of mirrored surfaces and furniture, glasses and cutlery made of French crystal. It can accommodate up to 14 guests and has enough space for 42 crew members.

9º- Radiant – $ 320 millions (€ 270 millions)

This fantastic yacht is called Radiant and is 110 meters long, with a capacity for up to 20 guests and can accommodate up to 44 crew members. The Radiant's striking exterior was designed by Tim Heywood and the elegant interiors were designed by Glen Pushelburg. It is owned by UAE millionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim.

10º- Al Said – $ 300 millions (€ 254 millions)

Once again, the German company Lürssen Yachts was responsible for this luxury private yacht Al Said, which belongs to Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, the Sultan of Orman, hence the name of the yacht being in his honor. Little is known about Al Said, other than the condition of having a concert hall large enough to accommodate an orchestra of 50 musicians and being able to host up to 70 guests with a crew of 154 people.



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