10 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World

10 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World

All of the yachts on this list were built for some of wealthiest people in the world, but the selling price isn’t where the expenses end, as the daily maintenance of these incredible vessels costs the owners a pretty penny as well. We countdown to the most expensive yacht in the world – hold on to your hats!

Lady Moura: $210 million

  • Custom built by Blohm + Voss Shipyards in 1990 for Saudi Arabian businessman Nasser Al-Rashid
  • Has a pool with a retractable roof, an on-board helicopter, and a 22-metre Viscount Linley dining room table
  • Can accommodate 30 guests and 60 crew members

Al Mirqab: $250 million

  • Built by Germany’s Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth for Qatar’s then Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani
  • Has 10 suites which can accommodate up to 24 guests, each with its own bathroom, living room, and double bedroom
  • There are 2 VIP rooms and 55 additional rooms to house the crew

Dilbar: $256 million

  • Built by Lürssen Yachts for Russian Oligarch Alisher Usmanov
  • Measures 110 metres in length
  • Can accommodate 20 guests and a crew of 48

Al Said: $300 million

  • Built by Lürssen Yachts for the Sultan of Orman, Qaboos Bin Said Al Said
  • Houses a concert hall large enough to accommodate a 50-piece orchestra
  • Can accommodate up to 70 guests with a crew of 154

Motor Yacht A: $323 million

  • Built by Blohm + Voss Shipyards for the Russian billionaire, Andrey Melnichenko, and his wife Aleksandra
  • Measures 122 metres in length
  • The yacht’s interior extends over 2229m2 and houses a 232 m2 master bedroom and disco – plenty of space to find a spot to enjoy online pokies NZ!
  • Designed to accommodate 14 guests and 42 members of crew

Dubai: $350 million

  • Built as a joint project between Blohm + Voss and Lürssen Shipyards for Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei
  • Was acquired by Platinum Yachts for His Highness Sheik Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum who designed the interior
  • Interior features intricately designed, handcrafted mosaics
  • Able to accommodate 115 crew members

Azzam: $650 million

  • Built by Lürssen Yachts for Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan
  • Said to be the “most complex and challenging yacht that has ever been built”
  • Measures 179 metres in length
  • Can reach a top speed of 56 kph
  • Luxury interiors were designed by French interior decorator Christophe Leoni

Streets of Monaco: $1.1 billion

  • Modelled on a section of Monte Carlo and features scaled-down reproductions of landmarks from the billionaire playground of Monaco
  • Has 7 guest suites which can accommodate up to 16 people
  • The ship’s centrepiece is the Atrium which houses the main apartment of the owner

Eclipse: $1.5 billion

  • Built by Blohm + Voss for Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich
  • Measures 163 metres in length
  • Features 24 guest cabins, 2 swimming pools, numerous hot tubs, a disco ball, two helipads, and a mini-submarine capable of submerging up to 50 metres underwater
  • 70 crew members are required for the maintenance of the Eclipse

History Supreme: $4.5 billion

  • Designed by world-renowned UK luxury designer Stuart Hughes
  • Took over 3 years to complete
  • Was purchased by an anonymous Malaysian businessman for $4.5 billion
  • The master bedroom boasts a wall feature made of meteorite rock and genuine T-Rex bones
  • Holds a 68kg, 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium and much, much more.

One can only dream of owning a yacht such as these!

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