Sailing around the world is one of the most interesting and exciting things that you can ever experience in your life. Imagine that you have your own boat or yacht and that you can take it whenever you want to visit different places while enjoying the best moments of your life in the sea. Having a yacht is not easy as it requires spending a lot of money and preparing this yacht through equipping it with all the necessities and amenities that you may need while sailing requires spending more and more money which makes possessing a yacht unaffordable for most of the people. Most of those who own a yacht are very rich and for this reason the yacht is considered to be a sign of luxury and the wealthy life that the owner of the yacht lives. There are yachts which are very high in their prices to the extent that they cost billions of dollars and just millions. If you do not believe that, take a look at the following top 10 most expensive boats in the world.
10. The Rising Sun –$200 million
It was formerly owned by the CEO of Oracle Corporation and is now possessed by David Geffen who is a famous American film producer. The amenities that can be found on this yacht make it described as the floating mansion. This floating mansion consists of five floors and features 82 rooms, a basketball court with the ability to use it as a helicopter pad and four propellers that increase the speed of the yacht to reach 52km/h.
9. Seven Seas – $200 million
It is owned by Steven Spielberg who is a Hollywood director. The yacht was constructed by Oceana, which is a Dutch shipyard, and was customized for Steven Spielberg to meet his own taste. The amenities that can be found on the yacht include a helipad, private deck for the owner of the yacht, gymnasium and an infinity pool with a 15-foot glass that is used as a movie screen for entertainment. The yacht is large enough to accommodate a crew of 26 and 12 guests.
8. Lady Moura – $210 million
It is a private yacht that belongs to Nasser Al-Rashid who is a Saudi Arabian multi-billionaire. What increases the price of the yacht is that its name and other details are made through using 24 karat gold. You can also find on this yacht all the amenities that you may need to enjoy your time and experience a comfortable and luxurious life.
7. Al Mirqab – $250 million
It is possessed by Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani who is the former Prime Minister of Qatar. The yacht was designed by Tim Heywood and was constructed by Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth yard. It features 2 VIP rooms which are especially constructed for the owner only, 10 suites which are enough for accommodating up to 24 guests, swimming pool, helicopter pad, cinema and a sun deck for enjoying sunbathing.
6. Dilbar – $263 million
This yacht, which was designed by Tim Heywood, was constructed in 2008 and is owned by Alisher Usmanov who is a Russian businessman. The yacht is approximately 360.89 feet and is named as Dilbar after the owner’s mother. It is the first yacht to be equipped with particle filters for the exhausts of its main engine. The yacht features a helipad and is large enough for accommodating a crew of 47 and 20 guests.
5. Al Said – $300 million
Its construction was launched in 2007 and was completely finished in 2008 to be the 2nd largest yacht during that time. This yacht was formerly known as Project Sunflower and was named later after its owner as it belongs to Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said of Oman. The yacht features an aluminum superstructure and it can accommodate a crew of 154 in addition to 70 guests.
4. Superyacht A – $323 million
It was constructed by Philippe Stark and its interior and exterior designs are unique. It is owned by Andrei Melnichenko who is a Russian billionaire. It was tried for the first time in 2008 and was completely finished in 2009. The yacht is large enough for accommodating a crew of 37, 14 guests and 5 staffs.
3. Dubai – $350 million
It was formerly known as Platinum 525 and its construction was ordered in 1996 by Brunei’s Prince Jefri Bolkiah. The project was unfortunately stopped until it was ordered again by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is the UAE Prime Minister. The yacht was called before as the largest super yacht in the world as it is 525 feet. It features many amenities that allow you to spend a luxurious life and enjoy your time as you can find a swimming pool, spa, booths for spa, helipad, glass staircase and other amenities that make this yacht called the floating city.
2. Eclipse – $800 million
It is the 2nd most expensive private yacht in the world. It is owned by Roman Abromavich, who is a Russian billionaire, and was constructed in Hamburg, Germany. The yacht is approximately 528 feet to be the largest private yacht in the world. What makes this yacht unique is its defense technology as it features a private intruder detecting system for detecting cameras and blocking them in order not to take photos through using light. For the amenities that are presented by this yacht, you can find 24 rooms which are constructed for guests, mini submarine, two helicopter pads and more.
1. History Supreme – $4.8 Billion
It is the most expensive private yacht in the world and is also called Baia 100 Supreme. It is claimed that it belongs to a Malaysian businessman whose name is unknown. What increases the price of this yacht is that it was constructed through using rare and precious materials such as tiny meteorites, dinosaur bones, precious metals as there are 100,000 kg of platinum and gold that are used for decorating the yacht and increasing its luxury and there are also precious stones which are used for decorating different parts such as the deck, dining area and the anchor. What a lavish yacht!
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