Everyone loves good luxury vehicles. You can say that you haven’t fantasized about owning a fast car, a fast plane, or a fast boat. But we know that everyone loves to own such luxurious vehicles. This time we aren’t going to be checking out the coolest cars or the fastest jets. This time we made a list of the most luxurious yachts in the world.
Sometimes you just have to take a step back and marvel at the sheer luxury of these massive boats. So we are going to give you details about some truly humongous sea crafts, and some smaller boats that cost way more money than you could even imagine. These boats are owned by some of the richest people in the world.
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Most luxurious yachts in the world
1. Dragonfly – $73 Million
This is the first one on our list of the most luxurious yachts in the world. This superyacht is owned by one of the two brains behind google, Sergy Brin. Dragonfly can be mentioned as the prettiest boat on this entire list. This yacht is a 239-foot superyacht hailed as the fastest and most fuel-efficient long-range cruising yacht on the water.
With the look of this thing, that is not very hard to believe. Like any other superyacht worth its money, you can land a helicopter on this thing. It has a helipad on the front of it, as well as a dance floor, and an open-air movie theater onboard. It can cruise at a top speed of 27 knots. And it has a maximum cruising range of 4500 nautical miles.
You can do pretty much anything with this yacht. You can party on the water. Go island-hopping on this thing, or you can use it to coordinate disaster relief after a hurricane. Dragonfly did just that back in 2015. This boat is so much awesome.
2. Musashi – $160 Million
This is a beautiful superyacht inspired by Japanese interior decor and appropriately named after a legendary samurai, the Musashi. This yacht is owned by the founder of software company Oracle, Larry Ellison. Musashi is one of his many yachts and it’s without a doubt the coolest one he owns.
Designers of the Musashi weren’t satisfied with conventional design. They went ahead to create a unique masterpiece. The lower deck of the boat is reserved for mostly crew areas and technical spaces. Guests get to enjoy the slew of amenities that make sailing on this thing a treat.
This yacht includes amenities such as a gymnasium and a spa. It also got a huge main deck. They call it a play deck. You can find a basketball court, an informal lounge, and a cinema. The rest of the deck provides sumptuous suites and cabins for guests. There is an open-air top deck that offers the guests the chance to enjoy the sun, cool off in the yacht spa pool, or enjoy a drink at the bar. This 288-foot luxury yacht is worth $160 million. It is exactly as luxurious as you thought.
3. Radiant – $286 Million
This is one of the most luxurious yachts in the world. It was built by the legendary Lurssen back in 2009. This yacht is owned by the emirates millionaire Abdullah Al Futen. This beautiful buoyant boat is 330 feet long. And it has a tonnage of 5000 tons. The Radiant isn’t just luxurious because it looks so good, it is quite the feat of modern engineering as well.
The engines put out more than 8700 horsepower. That means, she can accelerate up to a maximum of 21 knots. She can also keep you on the water for a while, because of this yacht 96 000 gallon fuel capacity. The enormous hull of the Radiant is made of steel. And its grand exterior is made of aluminum.
When it comes to this boat’s interior, it has an elegant interior that was designed by Glen Pushelberg. It has a deck laid with teak wood. And it can easily accommodate up to 20 guests and 44 crew members on any given day.
When it comes to amenities, the Radiant comes with swimming pools, a beach club, a massage room, a swimming platform, a movie theatre, a gym, and a deck jacuzzi. They are all air-conditioned of course.
The Radiant also comes with a defensive system. It’s equipped with an extremely powerful water cannon to defend itself against attacks on the water. And it has a helicopter landing pad in case you want to leave the boat immediately.
4. Serene – $330 Million
This is one of the largest superyachts in the world. When we are dealing with a vessel this large, you’re probably going to have to mention a couple of billionaires. Serene is currently owned by the billionaire crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Muhammad Bin Salman.
This Italian-made luxury superyacht was originally custom-built for another billionaire, he is the Russian Vodka tycoon Yuri Shefler. The Serene was also apparently leased by Bill Gates for $5 million a week.
The Serene is about 440 feet long. And it boasts twin-screw propulsion, which helps propel this absolute behemoth of a boat. It accommodates around 24 guests and 52 crew members. Its huge size isn’t even the best part.
The Serene comes with a few features, such as 2 helipads which can convertible into a dance floor, a submarine, snow room, steam room, and also pools like a regular pool, seawater pool, jet stream pool, and spa pools. It is constantly surrounded by water, so the designers made sure it has a lot of water on board.
6. Eclipse – $500 Million
Eclipse is owned by the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. It is not just one of the most luxurious yachts in the world. It is also one of the most expensive yachts on the planet. The crazy price tag rumored on this thing will make your head spin. It is estimated that this yacht is worth in the range of 800,000 to a whopping 1.5 billion.
This magnificent vessel was built by Blom and Boss of Hamburg and it measures 536 feet long. It has many more extravagant features that your everyday superyacht might not be able to handles. It has features such as 24 guest cabins, 2 swimming pools, several hot tubs, and a disco hall. You also have 2 helicopter pads, 3 launch boats, and a mini-submarine capable of submerging up to 50 meters.
The Eclipse also comes with several security features as well. There is an intruder detection system, a missile defense system, and it has a master bedroom that features armor plating and bulletproof windows.
7. Project Y721 – $500 Million
This yacht has not even been completed yet. But it has been topping lists for years. It was purchased a couple of years ago by Jeff Bezos for $500 million. And they are taking time to build this amazing yacht. It’s slated to be shipped out in 2022. Bezos being the former richest person in the world is unsurprisingly the kind of guy that likes to party on yachts.
He decided if he is going to own one, he is going to own potentially one of the craziest yachts to hit the water. This yacht will of course feature several decks, boast 3 enormous masts, and it will be bursting with amenities across its decks you can expect beautiful lounges, huge swimming pools, and lots of bars. It is a complete yacht experience.
The operating cost of this behemoth will be around $60 million per year. This yacht is meant to be peak opulence. So that price is clearly on purpose.
8. Topaz – $527 Million
This is a superyacht also built by the legendary Lurssen. Its slick exterior was designed by Tim Heywood. He knows exactly what a yacht is supposed to look like and went for it. Its equally exquisite interiors were designed by Terrance Disdale Design.
The Topaz is owned by Sheikh Mansour the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates. He is the minister of presidential affairs and a member of the royal family of Abu Dhabi. He is also a billionaire with a net worth of $20 billion.
This yacht is 482 feet long and is fitted with a power-packed 7990 horsepower engine, pulling this massive ship at speeds up to 25.5 knots.
This beautiful yacht features a steel displacement hull and an aluminum megastructure with 8 gorgeous decks for different exotic viewing experiences. The extravagant interior of the Topaz features amenities like a large Jacuzzi, much warmer than taking a dip in the ocean. It has a swimming deck, a state-of-the-art gym, and the yacht is fully air-conditioned for optimal temperature control.
This boat doesn’t just look good from the inside either. It comes with fancy underwater lights and double helicopter landing pads.
9. The Rising Sun – $650 Million
As a top contender for the most luxurious yachts in the world, The Rising Sun is owned by billionaire David Geffen. This $650 million vessel is one of the most expensive yachts in the world. It was designed by the late legendary Jon Bannenberg and built by German mastership building company Lurssen of course.
The Rising Sun is a whopping 453-foot long superyacht making it one of the largest yachts in the world as well. It’s already been owned by two yacht enthusiast billionaires. The Rising Sun isn’t just routinely frequented by billionaires though. It is hosted by celebrities and even royalty. Who wouldn’t want to sail around on this masterpiece of engineering?
For the cost of over 0.5 billion, The Rising Sun will give you 86,000 square feet of living space and 35,000 square feet of lavishly designed deck space as well as several luxuries for you and your many guests. Which include features like jacuzzis, a full gymnasium, a sauna, a spa, and a basketball court. These are the kind of stuff you can fit on your ship when it is so bloody massive.
10. Azzam – $600 Million
This is the largest yacht in the world. It is also made by Lurssen. The Azzam was one of the most complex and challenging yachts they ever had to build. It shipped with a price tag that reflected exactly that.
It measures 590 feet long, this humongous ship somehow doesn’t immediately sink to the bottom of the ocean. And it is also somehow one of the fastest superyachts there. It can reach of speed up to 30 knots. This floating extravagance is owned by Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nayan. He is the president of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi. He has a net worth of $18 billion. So he has no problem paying for this expensive yacht.
The Azzam wasn’t just built to wow you with its incredible size, it is got an equally wow-worthy interior when you get on board. Its luxurious interiors were designed by French interior decorator Christophe Leone. It has been described as sophisticated and luxurious in a turn of the century Empire style. It can hold up to 100 people, accommodating up to 36 guests in supreme luxury with a crew of about 70 people.
With billionaires constantly competing to own the largest superyacht, how long it is going to be before we get an even larger yacht.
11. History Supreme – $4.8 Billion
This is what could easily be called the most luxurious yacht in the world. It is also the most expensive yacht to ever hit the water. It is not even that big in comparison to some of the whales on this list. This insanely expensive 100-foot long vessel was designed by the world-renowned UK luxury designer, Stuart Hughes. It took over 3 years to complete this incredibly decked-out boat.
The History Supreme was purchased by billionaire Malaysian businessman Robert Knock for an extremely high price tag of $4.8 billion. So what kind of futuristic spacecraft could warrant such an insane price tag, well, it doesn’t have jet thrusters, but, surely, some of the History Supremes cost can be attributed to the solid gold and platinum used to assemble this thing.
This luxury boat features no less than 225 000 pounds of these precious metals, covering the entirety of the vessel, right from the base which is coated in a thin layer of solid gold to the dining area, deck, rails, staircases, and anchor.
One of the many outstanding features of this yacht is the master bedroom. It features a wall made from meteorite rock and a statue made from Tyrannosaurus Rex bones. It features a 24 karat gold panoramic wall aquarium.
Precious metals are not all you can find on the History Supreme. You can find precious gems as well which are worth several millions of dollars.
So these are the most luxurious yachts in the world. So, which one of these yachts do you think is the most luxurious and worth the price?