Whether you’re working your way up the rungs of success or you’ve already made it, it’s nice to picture yourself cruising on an uber-luxe mega yacht. It never hurts to dream, right? Part of working hard is about playing hard and what better way to do it then to travel the world on a yacht like these.
Without further ado, let’s dive into the countdown…
1. LADY MOURA – $210 MILLION
Lady Moura is a sight to be seen. Built in Germany buy Blohm and Voss, it takes luxury travel to a whole new level with genuine gold-plating and its ability to hold 60 crew members and a guest list of 30. Of course, what would a luxury yacht be with a helicopter, swimming pool, and 75-foot dining table. The Lady Moura has it all! Who owns this fabulous yacht? Well, the owner is believed to be billionaire Nasser Al Rashid, a Saudi Arabian businessman.
2. AL MIRQAB – $250 MILLION
Also built in Germany, the Al Mirqab was designed by the famous Andrew Winch. It’s a whopping 436-foot long, large enough to accommodate 25 guests in 10 private suites and 55 crew members. It’s safe so say the Al Mirqab is your own floating resort which its indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, cinema, helipad, and outdoor bars. So, who owns the Al Mirqab? Well, that’s still on the down-low but people say it’s Qatar’s former Prime Minister, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani.
3. DILBAR – $256 MILLION
The Dilbar is a 3,800 metre mega yacht specially built for Alisher Usmanov, a Russian Billionaire. The Lurssen Shipyard of Germany built this masterpeice, ensuring it can accommodate 40 guests and a crew of 80-plus. What really makes this yacht stand out beyond its shear overall size is the size of its pool – It’s the largest of any super yacht every made. But also, if you happen to need two helicopters that’s not a problem. The Dilbar has you covered!
4. AL SAID – $300 MILLION
At 508 feet, Al Said accommodates up to 70 guests and a total of 154 crew members. With all this footage, it’s no surprise it has room for a concert hall. Yes, the Al Said can actually hold a 50-piece orchestra. The owner of Al Said is rumored to be a member of the royal Oman family.
5. DUBAI – $400 MILLION
The Dubai is 531 feet of pure opulence. For $400 million you certainly get your money’s worth. It comes with a mosaic tile swimming pool, spiral staircase, helipad, and multiple jacuzzis and sunbathing areas. Accommodating 155 people is not a problem for the Dubai, and it’s made for royalty, literally. The owner is said to be a member of the royal family of the UAE, Dubai.
6. MOTOR YACHT A – $440 MILLION
This 400-foot German-built yacht is something out of a warship fantasy. Its design resembles that of a stealth ship or submarine equipped with a helipad, 30-foot speedboat, and plenty of room for 14 guests and 42 crew members. What’s unique about Motor Yacht A is it has 3 swimming pools, one of them featuring a glass bottom and placed right above the disco hall. The Russian tycoon Andrey Melnichenko put it up for sale in 2016, according to Forbes Russia.
7. AZZAM – $600 MILLION
Azzam is a 590 foot long floating playground for the uber-wealthy. Anyone would be proud to own this yacht, with its interior designed by the exclusive French designer Christophe Leoni and exterior designed by Nauta Yacht. For such a massive size, it’s no surprise it has two gas turbines and two diesel engines that give it 35048 kW of total power. A member of the royal of the UAE owns this mega yacht, or so the rumors say.
8. STREETS OF MONACO – $1.1 BILLION
Another massive yacht on our list, and RIDICULOUSLY pricey one, is the Streets of Monaco – a 500 foot yacht that oozes opulence. You could easily mistake it for a cruise ship with its fabulous construction and amenities. It features a swimming pool, 7 guest suites, mini waterfall, submarines, helicopters, and not to mention, a suite that spans three floors. It has its own elevator, office, living room, balconies, and sundecks with jacuzzis. Yet another feature that makes the Streets of Monaco worth a small fortune is its café-bar. It gives you an underwater view while you cruise.
9. ECLIPSE – $1.5 BILLION
When it comes to yachts, size always matters. The Eclipse is one yacht, however, that will never be too small – it’s the second largest yacht in the world at 533 feet long. This German-built billion-dollar yacht comes equipped with two swimming pools, two helipads, disco hall, 24 guest rooms, intruder detection system, AND missile detection system. If that doesn’t impress you, it also has its own mini-submarine that dives 50 metres underwater. The proud owner of Eclipse is Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.
10. HISTORY SUPREME – $4.8 BILLION
Finally, we’ve made it to the world’s most expensive yacht, the History Supreme. This jewel of the sea is made of solid gold, baby! While smaller than many of the others on this list at 100 feet long, it contains 10,000 kgs of solid gold and platinum which bling out the deck, staircase, railing, dining area, and anchor. What further sets it apart is its statue made from actual T-Rex bones and a luxurious liquor bottle that features an 18.5ct diamond. The owner of the world’s most expensive yacht? Robert Knok, Malaysia’s wealthiest man.