Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World

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A yacht is not just a mode of transportation, but it can prove to be a symbol of wealth and status for certain people. However, these ultra- luxuries and super modern yachts can only be afforded by the wealthy billionaires of the world. The ultra-luxurious yachts also offer extravagant features like helipads, theatres, concert halls, swimming pools, saunas, hot tubs and much more. These yachts not only cost billions to the owners, however, its maintenance also required a good sum of money. Obviously, we all want to sail through the sea to watch the incredible beauty of nature but owing a yacht unaffordable for most of the people. These yachts can cost millions and billions. Here is the list of top 10 most expensive yachts in the world,

Most Expensive Yachts

S.No Yacht Name Cost
1 History Supreme $4.8 Billion
2 Eclipse $1.5 billion
3 Street of Monaco $1.1 Billion
4 Azzam $650 Million
5 Dubai $350 Million
6 Motor Yacht A $323 Million
7 Al Said $300 Million
8 Dilbar $256 Million
9 Al Mirqab $250 Million
10 Lady Maura $210 Million

1. History Supreme- $4.8 Billion

History Supreme, owned by Malaysia’s richest man, Robert Knok, took 3 years to build. It has a length of about 100 feet and uses about 10,000 kilograms of solid gold and platinum. It was designed by the renowned luxury designer Stuart Hughes, from the UK. The History Supreme has been dubbed as the “world’s most expensive yacht”, costing £3 billion. The base of the yacht, the deck, dining areas, rails and all other parts are wrapped in solid gold and the sleeping areas are covered in platinum. Also, on board is a luxury liquor bottle featuring an 18.5-carat diamond, which is one of the rarest in the world. The most unique feature of the yacht is the master bedroom made from meteorite rock and authentic Tyrannosaurus Rex bones. It is also equipped with a 7.4-carat pink diamond and a rare 8-carat diamond and many more amazing features.

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History Supreme

2. Eclipse- $1.5 billion

The second largest and one of the most expensive yachts in the world is Eclipse. It is owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovi and has an estimated cost of about 1.5 billion. Eclipse has two helipads, 24 guest cabins, two swimming pools, several hot tubs, and a disco hall. It is also equipped with three launch boats and a mini-submarine which can submerge up to 50 meters. Nearly, 70 crew members operate the yacht and serve the guests. Also, Eclipse is fitted with a missile detection system for security purpose. The most unique feature of this yacht is the defence technology it features that includes a private intruder detecting system that can very easily detect cameras and be blocking them to take photos. The yacht is also equipped with laser swiping the surrounding areas. It includes 70 crew members to maintain the facility.

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3. Street of Monaco- $1.1 Billion

Street of Monaco features miniatures of the renowned landmarks of Mediterranean city-state of Monaco such as the Monte Carlo Casino, the Hotel de Paris, La Rascasse, and even a beach-like swimming pool. It is a 500 feet long yacht and can be appropriately described as a floating city. The yacht offers a true luxurious suite which is spread over three floors and features a private elevator, a living room, an office, balconies and sundecks with jacuzzis. The yacht also features a barbecue facility, a mini waterfall, a gorgeous cafe-bar that provides an underwater view. The yacht includes 16 guest rooms to accompany 16 people along with reception, bathrooms, balconies and dressing rooms. All the amenities located on the ships centrepiece. The main apartment belongs to the owner which is approximately the size of a luxury penthouse covering over 4,800 square feet.

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4. Azzam- $650 Million

Azzam is the largest Superyacht in the world with 180 meters in length. It was launched by The Lurssen which is the leading shipyard in the world renowned for large luxury yacht building. Owned by a member of the royal family of the UAE, Azzam, is the most complex and challenging yacht to have ever been made. This 590-foot long yacht is said to be one of the fastest with a speed of 35 kmph. Azzam is capable of travelling at high speed in both warm and shallow water that features a timeless and innovative design and provides sophisticated and luxurious accommodation for its guests. the interior of the yacht is designed by French interior decorator Christophe Leoni who describes it as “sophisticated and luxurious in a turn of the century Empire Style”.


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5. Dubai- $350 Million

Another extravagant yacht which is also owned by a member of the royal family of the UAE is Dubai, which is 531 feet long. The exteriors of it have been designed by Andrew Winch, while its interiors have been designed by Platinum Yachts. Dubai features a mosaic swimming pool, circular staircase, helipad, sunbathing areas and a number of jacuzzis. Also, this superyacht can accommodate 155 guests, including the crew members and its deck features a split-level owner’s deck, a large social area and lounge, a number of VIP areas and guests suites. The most unique featur eof the yacht is the dominance of the sunbathing areas and the swimming pool made up of handmade tiling. On the same basis, interior designing is also done by handmade mosaics with circular stepsmade up of glass that changes colour in accordance with the light falling on these stair steps. It also includes numerous VIP and guest suites and a crew area that can carry up to 115 people.

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6. Motor Yacht A- $323 Million

Owned by Russian tycoon Andrey Melnichenko, Motor Yacht A is a luxury yacht constructed by Architect Martin Francis. This 400 feet long yacht can accommodate nearly 14 guests and 42 crew members. The interiors of the yacht extend to over 24,000 squares feet and feature a 2,500 squares feet master bedroom and disco along with six guest suites, that have moving walls in order to convert them into four large staterooms. It also features a helicopter hanger, 3 swimming pool, one of them being glass-bottomed, mirrored surfaces adorning the interiors and furniture, glassware and tableware made of French crystal, that add to the luxury aspect of the yacht. The yacht includes a helicopter hangar and three swimming pools. Out of three, one is glass bottomed and located directly above the aforementioned disco. It can carry 14 guests and 42 crew members.

Motor Yatch A

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7. Al Said- $300 Million

Al Said is owned by one of the members of the royal family of Oman. It is the highest displacement superyacht in the world with a displacement of 15850 tons and a length of about 508.53 feet. This luxury yacht can accommodate nearly 70 guests along with 154 crew members and features a concert hall that can accommodate a 50-piece orchestra.

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8. Dilbar- $256 Million

Dilbar is an ultra-luxury superyacht built at the German Lurssen Shipyard that enjoys a speed of about 42 kmph. Known to have been owned by Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, it features a displacement steel hull with an aluminium superstructure and can accommodate up to 40 guests and more than 80 crew members. Dilbar also features one of the most exclusive swimming pool which is known to be the largest superyacht pool. Besides, the yacht also offers two helipads and encompasses a living space that spans across 3,800 square meters. The yacht was named after the mother of Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov and considered as one of the largest boats in the world. It was primarily used by its billionaire owners for visiting private islands.


9. Al Mirqab- $250 Million

Al mirqab is owned by Qatar’s former Prime Minister, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. Al Mirqab, the superyacht had won the Motor Yacht of the Year award in 2009. The yacht is made of steel with 436.35 feet in length. It enjoys a speed of about 37.6 kmph and also features 10 large suites for guests, attached with a bathroom, a living room and a double bedroom. Besides this, Al Mirqab also offers a cinema, an indoor swimming pool, outdoor bars, jacuzzis, space to have a sunbath, a helipad along with a wide option of watersports equipment. With a whopping cost of 250 million dollars, it is listed as one of the most expensive Yachts.

Al Mirqab

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10. Lady Maura- $210 Million

One of the most expensive Yachts, Lady Moura is owned by Nasser Al Rashid, a billionaire businessman from Saudi Arabia. Built by Blohm and Voss in Germany, the yacht is gold plated and can accommodate up to 30 guests and 60 crew members. The other extravagant features which Lady Moura offers is a swimming pool with retractable roof, a helicopter and a Viscount Linley dining table of 75 feet. Adding to the uniqueness of the yacht, it offers a unique sand-covered hydraulic platform, sliding out of one side of it and can be adjusted to sit at the waterline. The yacht is equipped with real sand and deck chairs and to make it more original palm trees are planted across the boat. The lady Maura also includes a Mangusta 80 boat and S76B helicopter. It can carry up to 30 guests and 60 crewmembers.

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