What do billionaires do aside from building business empires? They go on luxury vacations with their superyachts. Yep, that’s right… superyachts. In fact, the world’s most expensive superyachts, ranging from $210 Million to $4.5 Billion, are owned by the wealthiest people. These superyachts have extravagant features, world-class amenities, and high-tech defense systems that only richest men can afford. Do you want to know which are the most expensive superyachts in the world? We’ve compiled a list along with their billionaire owners for you.
Lady Moura is a 344-foot luxury liner that was built by Blohm + Voss way back in 1990 and is worth $210 Million. It is owned by the Saudi Arabian businessman, Nasser AL-Rashid. This superyacht is well-known for the 24-karat gold lettering of the name on its exterior. Lady Moura also features authentic sand and palm trees for guest to enjoy beach vacation even while on-board.
Acknowledged as the second most beautiful yacht after its completion in 2008, Al Mirqab is worth $250 Million and includes on-board cinema, bars, helipad, swimming pool and Jacuzzi. It was built for the Prime Minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, by Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth. This superyacht has 55 rooms, ten luxury suites and, two VIP rooms.
The wealthiest man in Russia, billionaire Alisher Usmanov, owns this superyacht that is worth $256 Million and was built for him by Lurssen Yachts in Germany. Dilbar was named after Usmanov’s mother and is one of the largest superyachts in the world. It so big, it can host 2 helicopters at the same time.
This superyacht is currently owned by car dealership mogul Abdulla Al Futtaim from the United Arab Emirates. The Radiant was originally built for the Russian billionaire Boris Berezovsky. It is a 360-foot super yacht and can accommodate up to 47 crew members plus 20 guests. It has a hefty $286 Million price tag.
Another Lurssen Yachts creation, this superyacht that is worth $300 Million was named after the Sultan of Oman Qaboos Bin Said Al Said. Al Said superyacht has a huge concert hall that can host a 50-piece orchestra, suites that can accommodate 70 guests, and rooms for 154 members. Al Said has the world’s highest displacement and the most powerful among superyachts.
The Dubai is owned by the Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also the Ruler of Dubai. When it was built back in 2006 by Blohm + Voss, it was the most expensive yacht in the world at $300 Million. It is also the one of the largest superyachts in the world at 524 feet.
Despite the simplicity of its name, superyacht A has one of the nicest and most unique designs among all superyachts in the world. It is owned by the Russian billionaires Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko and was designed for them by Blohm + Voss. Worth $323 Million, this superyacht looks like a cross between a submarine and a war ship. It has three swimming pools, a helicopter hangar, and a 30-foot speed boat on board.
Azzam is the largest superyacht in the world. It is 590-feet long and is worth $650 Million. This luxury yacht is owned by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates. Lurssen Yachts designed and built Azzam for four years, and has 50 private suites. Aside from being the largest superyacht, it is also one of the fastest superyachts in the world at 35 mph.
A price tag of $1.5 Billion makes Eclipse the second most expensive superyacht in the world. It is also the world’s second largest yacht at 536 feet, which makes it accommodate 24 guest cabins, a disco hall, two helicopter hangars, a mini-submarine and three launch boats. Eclipse is also equipped with the most advance security and defense system among all superyachts. It has intruder-detection systems, missile defense system, armour plating, and bulletproof windows.
The most expensive superyacht in the world is worth $4.8 Billion. The History Supreme is said to be owned by Malaysia’s richest billionaire Robert Kuok, the owner of Shangri-la Hotels around the world. It is a creation of the British luxury designer Stuart Hughes and though it’s not as large as the other superyachts, it is the most valuable because of the 100,000 kgs. of gold, platinum and, other precious metals that make up its body.
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