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Rank. YACHT NAME, Length x Width - Owner's Name
1. 220 x 20 m - Company "Quintessentially"
2. 180 x 20 m - Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
3. 163.5 x 22 m - Roman Abramovich
4. 162 x 22 m - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
5. 155 x 24 m - Sultan Qaboos of Oman
6. 147 x 18 m - King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
7. 147 x 21.5 m - Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
8. 145.7 x 13 m - Arab Republic of Egypt
9. 141 x 15 m - Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
10. 140 m - Victor Rashnikov
11. 139 x 23.5 m - Crown Prince Sultan of Saudi Arabia
12. 138 x 19 m - David Geffen
13. 136 x 16 m - Republic of Turkey
14. 134 x 18.5 m - Yuri Scheffler
15. 133 x 20 m - Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani
16. 126 x 21 m - Paul Allen
17. 123 m - n/a
18. 125 x 17 m - n/a
19. 124 x 20 m - Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
20. 122 x 17 m - Latsis family
21. 119 x 19 m - Andrey Melnichenko
22. 116 x 17 m - Latsis family
23. 116 x 14.5 m - Niarchos family
24. 116 x 14.5 m - n/a
25. 115 x 17 m - David Geffen
26. 115 x 20 m - Farkhad Akhmedov
27. 113 x 18 m - Eugene Shvidler
28. 110 x 16.5 m - Abdullah Al Futtaim
29. 110 x 16.5 m - Alisher Usmanov
30. 109.5 x 15 m - n/a
31. 105 x 19 m - Nasser al Rashid
32. 104 x 17 m - Sergey Galitskiy
33. 104 x 16 m - Sultan Qaboos
34. 101.5 x 14 m - n/a
35. 101 x 16 m - n/a
36. 100 x 13 m - Dennis Washington
37. 99 x 11 m - John Paul Papanicolaou
38. 99 x 13.5 m - Andrei Skoch
39. 97 x 16 m - Heidi Horten
40. 96 x 12.5 m - Leslie Wexner
41. 96 x 17.3m - Ernesto Bertarelli
42. 95 x 16.2 m - Mikhail Prokhorov
43. 95 x 14 m - n/a
44. 95 x 15 m - Vijay Mallya
45. 93 x 13.5 m - n/a
46. 92.5 x 14.3 m - n/a
47. 92.5 x 15 m - Paul Allen
48. 93 x 16 m - Alberto Bailleres
49. 91.5 x 14.5 m - Do Won Chang
50. 91.5 x 12 m - Sir James Dyson
51. 91 x 14.35 m - n/a
52. 90.6 x 15.3 m - Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed AL Maktoum
53. 90 x 12 m - Neil Taylor
54. 90 x 15 m - Suleiman Kerimov
55. 90 x 12 m - n/a
56. 90 x 14.5 m - n/a
57. 88.5 x 14 m - n/a
58. 88.5 x 14 m - Vladimir Potanin
59. 88 x 21 m - Brian Chang / Vincent Tan
60. 88 x 12.6 m - n/a
61. 86 x 14 m - Majid al Futtaim
62. 88 x 14 m - Mark Cuban
63. 88 x 14 m - Larry Ellison
64. 87.5 x 14.7 m - James Packer
65. 90 x 14 m - Jan Kulczyk
66. 87m - n/a
67. 86 x 11.5 m - Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
68. 86 x 13 m - Alwaleed bin Talal
69. 86 x 14 m - Steven Spielberg
70. 86 x 14.5 m - n/a
71. 85.5 x 14 m - n/a
72. 85.6 x 14.3 m - ex Charles Gallagher
73. 85.5 x 14.2 m - Ravi Ruia
74. 85.5 x 14.2 m - Reinhold Wuerth
75. 85.3 x 14.5 m - Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
76. 85.3 x 14.4 m - H.H. SH. Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
77. 85.2 x 16 m - n/a
78. 85.1 x 13.8 m - n/a
79. 85.1 m - Yuriy Kosiuk
80. 83.5 x 12.5 m - n/a
81. 82.5 x 11.6 m - Paris Dragnis
82. 82.5 x 12.4 m - Nancy Walton
83. 81 m - Alexander Mamut
84. 82 x 11 m - n/a
85. 82 x 15 m - Fahd bin Sultan
86. 82 x 14.2 m - Theodore Angelopoulos
87. 82 x 13 m - Government of Iraq
88. 81.8 m - n/a
89. 81 x 12 m - Augusto Perfetti
90. 80.8 x 12.8 m - Arnie Gemino
91. 76 x 11.5 m - n/a
92. 80 x 12.8 m - Khalid bin Sultan
93. 80 x 13.5 m - n/a
94. 80 x 14.2 m - Lakshmi Mittal
95. 80 x 13 m - n/a
96. 80 x 13 m - n/a
97. 82.6 x 10.5 m - Sir Paul Getty
98. 79 x 12.4 m - n/a
99. 78.7 x 11.3 m - Saudi royal family
100. 77 x 12.9 m - Ron Tutor
101. 78.5 x 12.7 m - n/a
102. 78.5 x 13.8 m - Emilio Fernando Azcarraga Jean
104. 105 x 16 m - Oleg Burlakov
103. 136 x 21 m - Undisclosed
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Rank. YACHT NAME, Length x Width - Owner's Name
1. 220 x 20 m - Company "Quintessentially"
2. 180 x 20 m - Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
3. 163.5 x 22 m - Roman Abramovich
4. 162 x 22 m - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
5. 155 x 24 m - Sultan Qaboos of Oman
6. 147 x 18 m - King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia
7. 147 x 21.5 m - Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
8. 145.7 x 13 m - Arab Republic of Egypt
9. 141 x 15 m - Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
10. 140 m - Victor Rashnikov
11. 139 x 23.5 m - Crown Prince Sultan of Saudi Arabia
12. 138 x 19 m - David Geffen
13. 136 x 16 m - Republic of Turkey
14. 134 x 18.5 m - Yuri Scheffler
15. 133 x 20 m - Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani
16. 126 x 21 m - Paul Allen
17. 123 m - n/a
18. 125 x 17 m - n/a
19. 124 x 20 m - Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
20. 122 x 17 m - Latsis family
21. 119 x 19 m - Andrey Melnichenko
22. 116 x 17 m - Latsis family
23. 116 x 14.5 m - Niarchos family
24. 116 x 14.5 m - n/a
25. 115 x 17 m - David Geffen
26. 115 x 20 m - Farkhad Akhmedov
27. 113 x 18 m - Eugene Shvidler
28. 110 x 16.5 m - Abdullah Al Futtaim
29. 110 x 16.5 m - Alisher Usmanov
30. 109.5 x 15 m - n/a
31. 105 x 19 m - Nasser al Rashid
32. 104 x 17 m - Sergey Galitskiy
33. 104 x 16 m - Sultan Qaboos
34. 101.5 x 14 m - n/a
35. 101 x 16 m - n/a
36. 100 x 13 m - Dennis Washington
37. 99 x 11 m - John Paul Papanicolaou
38. 99 x 13.5 m - Andrei Skoch
39. 97 x 16 m - Heidi Horten
40. 96 x 12.5 m - Leslie Wexner
41. 96 x 17.3m - Ernesto Bertarelli
42. 95 x 16.2 m - Mikhail Prokhorov
43. 95 x 14 m - n/a
44. 95 x 15 m - Vijay Mallya
45. 93 x 13.5 m - n/a
46. 92.5 x 14.3 m - n/a
47. 92.5 x 15 m - Paul Allen
48. 93 x 16 m - Alberto Bailleres
49. 91.5 x 14.5 m - Do Won Chang
50. 91.5 x 12 m - Sir James Dyson
51. 91 x 14.35 m - n/a
52. 90.6 x 15.3 m - Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed AL Maktoum
53. 90 x 12 m - Neil Taylor
54. 90 x 15 m - Suleiman Kerimov
55. 90 x 12 m - n/a
56. 90 x 14.5 m - n/a
57. 88.5 x 14 m - n/a
58. 88.5 x 14 m - Vladimir Potanin
59. 88 x 21 m - Brian Chang / Vincent Tan
60. 88 x 12.6 m - n/a
61. 86 x 14 m - Majid al Futtaim
62. 88 x 14 m - Mark Cuban
63. 88 x 14 m - Larry Ellison
64. 87.5 x 14.7 m - James Packer
65. 90 x 14 m - Jan Kulczyk
66. 87m - n/a
67. 86 x 11.5 m - Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
68. 86 x 13 m - Alwaleed bin Talal
69. 86 x 14 m - Steven Spielberg
70. 86 x 14.5 m - n/a
71. 85.5 x 14 m - n/a
72. 85.6 x 14.3 m - ex Charles Gallagher
73. 85.5 x 14.2 m - Ravi Ruia
74. 85.5 x 14.2 m - Reinhold Wuerth
75. 85.3 x 14.5 m - Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan
76. 85.3 x 14.4 m - H.H. SH. Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan
77. 85.2 x 16 m - n/a
78. 85.1 x 13.8 m - n/a
79. 85.1 m - Yuriy Kosiuk
80. 83.5 x 12.5 m - n/a
81. 82.5 x 11.6 m - Paris Dragnis
82. 82.5 x 12.4 m - Nancy Walton
83. 81 m - Alexander Mamut
84. 82 x 11 m - n/a
85. 82 x 15 m - Fahd bin Sultan
86. 82 x 14.2 m - Theodore Angelopoulos
87. 82 x 13 m - Government of Iraq
88. 81.8 m - n/a
89. 81 x 12 m - Augusto Perfetti
90. 80.8 x 12.8 m - Arnie Gemino
91. 76 x 11.5 m - n/a
92. 80 x 12.8 m - Khalid bin Sultan
93. 80 x 13.5 m - n/a
94. 80 x 14.2 m - Lakshmi Mittal
95. 80 x 13 m - n/a
96. 80 x 13 m - n/a
97. 82.6 x 10.5 m - Sir Paul Getty
98. 79 x 12.4 m - n/a
99. 78.7 x 11.3 m - Saudi royal family
100. 77 x 12.9 m - Ron Tutor
101. 78.5 x 12.7 m - n/a
102. 78.5 x 13.8 m - Emilio Fernando Azcarraga Jean
103. 136 x 21 m - Undisclosed
104. 105 x 16 m - Oleg Burlakov

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The list runs from lürssen's 592-foot 'azzam' to fincantieri 439-foot 'serene,' with a fascinating group of bespoke vessels in between..

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The new arrivals in 2024 knock the mighty 436.4-foot  Al Mirqab   and  Koru , Jeff Bezos’s sailing yacht, off the list. The “smallest” yacht— Serene —measures a whopping 439.3 feet. A raft of behemoths didn’t make it, including Feadship’s 290-foot Project 821 that is launching this year, the largest build from the Dutch shipyard to date.

Two of Lürssen’s 2024 deliveries also fell short, including Project Deep Blue and Project JassJ. That said, the German yard remains top of the leader board with the immoveable 592.6-foot  Azzam . It also claims 13 of the 25 world’s largest yachts, two of which are new entries.

The list is interesting because most were built in the last 15 years, but there are several historical yachts, including  Savarona , launched in 1931, and  El Mahrousa , launched in 1865, that withstand the test of time. Others like  Yas  and  OK are conversions from other types of vessels. The inimitable  A  is a one-of-a-kind, never-to-be-repeated sailing superyacht.

Here are the world’s top 25 yachts by length.

Azzam | 592 feet, 6 inches

Lürssen Azzam

Lürssen could never really boast about Azzam after its launch in 2013 because of the owner’s penchant for privacy, though it did describe the interior by Christophe Leoni, which features a 95-foot-long main salon, as “inspired by the Empire style of the early 19th century.” Owner Mubarak Saad al Ahbabi directed a team of designers and engineers who started with the bare concept, worked through the technical challenges of what might be the most complex superyacht ever, and finished with an unusually large vessel that can top the 30-knot mark when operating in “sprint mode”. Its gas turbines, connected to water jets, also give it the ability to operate at high speed in shallow waters. Nauta Yacht’s exterior features a long, sleek forward area, with well-proportioned tiers moving up to the skydeck. It took an impressive six million man-hours—or four years including engineering—to build.  Azzam  accommodates up to 36 guests, and a crew of 80.

Fulk Al Salamah | 538 feet, 1 inch

"Fulk Al Salamah," Mariotti Yachts

Little information has been released about the world’s second-longest superyacht, the custom-built Fulk Al Salamah , and it has been shrouded in mystery since it was first announced in 2014. Even the overall length of 538.1 feet has been estimated from AIS data. However, the imposing vessel, built and delivered by Italian builder Mariotti Yachts in their Genoa shipyard in 2016, is believed to be owned by Sultan Haitham bin Tariq of Oman. Last refit in 2021, the yacht has an exterior design by Studio de Jorio, and it is considered by some to resemble more of a support vessel than a superyacht. Nonetheless, aerial photography shows an impressively large helideck, raked masts, and a bathing platform.

Eclipse | 533 feet, 1 inch

Superyacht Eclipse

The 533.1-foot stately  Eclipse , one of two yachts on this list owned by sanctioned billionaire Roman Abramovich, took five years to design and build. When it left the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg in 2010, it was the world’s largest yacht. The interior has 17 staterooms and a palatial primary suite, with the capacity to carry 85 crew. Both the interior and exterior are designed by Terence Disdale. A proportional profile is defined by tiered decks that sweep upward and bend ever so slightly at the aft ends. Eclipse  has a 185-foot-long owner’s deck, the capacity to hold three helicopters, a sophisticated stabilization system, six tenders, and an enormous spa, gym and beach club, not to mention one of the largest swimming pools on any superyacht. Hybrid diesel-electric engines are connected to Azipod drives that give Eclipse a top-end speed of 21 knots, with a range of 6,000 nautical miles.

Dubai | 531 feet, 5 inches

DUBAI UAE - DEC 16: Dubai - yacht of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. December 16 2014 in Dubai UAE

Even at 531.5 feet, Dubai ’s all-white Winch-designed exterior belies the dramatic and vibrant interior within. Colorful mosaic floors, a spiraling glass staircase, 70-foot-wide atrium, and bursts of red, blue, and green create a carnival of scene. Originally commissioned for Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei as a joint project between Blohm+Voss and Lürssen . Known as “Panhandle,” the project was halted in 1998 with just a bare hull and skeletal superstructure. The hull was sold to the government of Dubai, and, under the direction of the country’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, work on the 531.5-footer began again, though this time by Platinum Yachts. Dubai delivered in 2006 and is now the sheikh’s royal yacht, with accommodations for 24 guests and quarters for 88 crew. The SOLAS-certified seven-decked yacht has a landing pad for a Black Hawk helicopter, submarine garage, disco and cinema, and can reach a top speed of 26 knots. There’s also a waterfall that cascades from the yacht’s pool, located aft of the main deck. The yacht’s range of 8,500 nm at 25 knots gives it the potential to cruise around the world in record time.

Blue | 518 feet, 3 inches

Lürssen Superyacht Blue

Lürssen’s newest entry on the list, Blue , which delivered to its Middle Eastern owner in July 2022, may rank at number five out of the world’s largest yachts, but its diesel-electric hybrid propulsion system goes a long way to minimize emissions. The yacht also features an electric Azimuth pod drive that can be used independently or in conjunction with the twin propeller shafts. There is a waste-water treatment system and an advanced exhaust treatment system to help reduce NOx levels, as well as cut down on vibration and noise pollution. Interior and exterior design is by Terence Disdale, Blue is defined in profile by a raked bow with a helipad, an aft deck pool, and twin balconies forward either side of the owner’s full-beam suite. There is a second, smaller helipad aft. The British designer has reportedly penned a feminine and elegant interior, though no images have yet been released.

Dilbar | 511 feet, 8 inches

Espen Øino Dilbar yacht

The 2016 launch of Dilbar gave Lürssen the distinction of not only building the longest yacht ever ( Azzam ), but also the largest in terms of volume. Espen Øino designed the exterior, creating a full-bodied superstructure of long, flowing decks, along with two helicopter pads,two helicopter pads, one of which has a hangar with an H175 helicopter always on standby.  Dilbar  also has an oversized garden and an 82-foot swimming pool that can hold an incredible 6,357-cubic-feet of water and according to Lürssen, is the world’s longest on a yacht. The interior by  Winch Design  is defined by its “rare and exclusive luxury materials,” says the builder, declining to go into detail. Despite  Dilbar ’s volume, the designers did a masterful job making the yacht look relatively svelte. In June 2020, Dilbar returned to Lürssen for a significant refit, where the yacht remains following U.S. sanctions placed on the owner, Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, in 2022. The yacht’s value is estimated to be $600 million.

Al Saïd | 508 feet, 5 inches

Al Said measures 508'5" and was built by Lurssen Yachts

Another 500-plus-foot yacht from Lürssen, the original Project Sunflower gained its official name of Al Saïd following its launch in 2016. Espen Øino’s exterior is akin to a classic cruise liner, complete with the twin-exhaust stacks in the center of the superstructure. Owned by the Sultan of Oman, the yacht was listed for the sale for the first time in April 2022 for an undisclosed sum, but a buyer has yet to be confirmed. The six-decked  Al Saïd  can carry 154 crew and an estimated 70 guests across 26 suites. Lürssen reports a top speed of 22 knots. The London-based Redman Whiteley Dixon studio designed the interior, which includes a concert hall that can hold a 50-piece orchestra, a private cinema for 50 people; you’ll also find a medical room and dental care on board.

A+ | 483 feet, 1 inch

Lürssen Topaz largest yachts in the world

Very little is known about A+ (formerly Topaz) , which was launched by Lürssen in 2012. Tim Heywood Designs did the exterior, which features helipads on the foredeck and amidships on an upper deck. A lower aft deck includes a swimming pool. The German yard has not released any images of the Terence Disdale interior. Reported to be owned by Manchester City Football Club owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan—Emirati royalty and deputy prime minister of the UAE— A+  is equipped with a 40-foot Vikal catamaran beachlander and is powered by six Wärtsilä engines to reach a top speed of 22 knots. It can carry 62 guests and up to 79 crew and was last refit in 2022.

Prince Abdulaziz | 482 feet, 3 inches

Prince Abdulaziz

The 5,200-tonne Prince Abdulaziz is one of the Saudi Royal family’s yachts, its first owner being King Fahd. Designed by Maierform, the yacht was the longest and tallest in the world at the time of its launch, a title the 482.3-foot  Prince Abdulaziz  held for 22 years until  Dubai  launched in 2006. The late David Nightingale Hicks, known for his use of bright colors, was the interior designer. The lobby is said to be a replica of the Titanic . The yacht is also rumored to be carrying surface-to-air missiles, though that may be an urban legend. Launched by Helsingør Værft in Denmark in 1984, it was last refit in 2023.

OK | 479 feet

Ohima Shipbuilding's OK

Originally built by Japan’s Oshima Shipbuilding in 1982, the semisubmersible heavy lift ship was used for decades by DYT Yacht Transport as float-on yacht carrier. In 2022, the vessel underwent a private conversion at Karmarine shipyard in Turkey, turning it into a luxury, though highly unusual, yacht named OK . Modifications include a matte-black paint job, gold-tinted glazing, and teak decking. The vessel’s 328-foot submersible aft deck—a feature that first attracted her new owner, who uses OK to transport their 150-foot ketch—is now covered in a carpet of artificial grass. A 40-tonne crane allows for the safe and easy launch and retrieval of a vast range of toys, including a seaplane. The interior by Bozca Design is reported to include accommodation for 20 guests, a botanical garden, and a crazy Willy Wonka–inspired glass elevator that operates outside of the yacht’s superstructure.

Opera | 479 feet

Lürssen Yacht Opera

Very little is known about Lürssen’s mysterious superyacht Opera , though it’s thought to be a rebuild of Project Sassi, which was destroyed in a fire in 2018 at the German shipyard. Now four feet longer than the first iteration, the superyacht became the 11th largest yacht in the world when it delivered to its patient owner in 2023. Exterior and interior designed by Terence Disdale, Opera has a whopping 66-foot beam and an interior volume exceeding 10,000GT. No interior images have been released yet, though judging by its two swimming pools, one with a lifting floor, and two helipads—one on the bow and one on the upper aft deck—it seems no expense has been spared.

El Mahrousa | 478 feet, 1 inch

"El Mahrousa" Yacht, Samuda Brothers

El Mahrousa , which means “The Protected” in Arabic, is currently Egypt’s presidential yacht, though the 478.1-footer has a separate history as that country’s royal yacht. The London-based Samuda Brothers began the build in 1863, and it was launched in 1865. The world’s oldest superyacht—and formerly the world’s biggest—was originally built for the Ottoman governor of Egypt, Khedive Ismail, and later carried three Egyptian kings into exile. The yacht was also at the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. It features external design by the British naval architect Sir Oliver Lang and has had multiple modifications over the years, including a lengthening by 40 feet in 1872 and another 17 feet in 1905. During the second refit, the owners replaced its paddle-wheel engines with turbine-driven propellers. The yacht, in care of the Egyptian Navy, occasionally goes to sea for a day or two. In 2015, it was used to inaugurate the new Suez Canal.

Project Luminance | 475 feet, 7 inches

Superyacht Lumaniance

Delivered in 2024, Project Luminance (the real name is yet to be confirmed) is Lürssen’s newest entry on the list. Exterior designed by Espen Øino, the yacht has a raked bow, a contrasting paint job in a dark blue hull and silver superstructure and a whopping 8,999 gross tons of interior volume. Few details are yet known about the gigayacht owned by Ukrainian mining and financial services mogul Rinat Akhmetov, including the interior by Francois Zuretti, but aerial shots reveal twin helicopter pads—one on the foredeck and another high up aft—a large beach club, and an infinity pool, with a private spa pool area on the foredeck.

A | 468 feet, 5 inches

Nobiskrug sailing yacht A.

Undoubtedly one of the most visionary projects ever delivered by German shipyard Nobiskrug, the Philippe Starck-designed A is a wild fantasy of the future. Delivered in 2017, the futuristic look of  sailing yacht  A includes smooth, silver-metallic surfaces and windows that look nearly invisible, a 26-foot draft, three composite masts that bend slightly, and a deck hidden by high bulwarks. The Philippe Starck–design is a wild fantasy yacht of the future. The 468-foot sailing yacht is a technical victory for Nobiskrug , which developed composite fashion plates to create the unusual shapes without compromising any strength or fluidity. It has the tallest freestanding composite masts on any sailing vessel, a diesel-electric propulsion system, and state-of-the-art navigation systems. The boat also reportedly has an underwater viewing platform in the keel. Starck’s traditional interior features dark wood, copper accents, and cozy patterned carpets. The split-deck main salon is divided into zoned seating areas with integrated bookshelves. A remains today the world’s largest sailing yacht six years after its launch, though many argue it is better defined as a sail-assisted yacht.

Nord | 466 feet

Lürssen OPUS Launch

Nord was announced in 2015 but didn’t hit the water until its 2020 sea trials in the Baltic Sea. The 466-foot yacht features interior design by Italian studio Nuvolari Lenard and was Lürssen’s first yacht launched from its floating shed at its facility in Vegasack. Boasting top-tier amenities, the yacht includes a sports and diving center on the lower deck, multiple tenders ranging in size up to 50 feet and a large swimming pool. The two helipads support the yacht’s long-range cruising capabilities for autonomous exploration, and a retractable hangar means a helicopter can slide neatly into the superstructure for storage when not in use. A generous 20 staterooms accommodate 36 guests across six decks, while a sleek aft-sloping superstructure gives Nord an individual profile on the water.

Yas | 462 feet, 6 inches

Superyacht Yas in Barcelona

As a converted yacht, Yas is one of the most interesting vessels on this list. The dolphin-like exterior was originally a former Dutch Navy frigate that launched in 1978 and eventually sold to the navy of the United Arab Emirates, where it was renamed Al Emirat . The yacht underwent its dramatic conversion in a facility in Abu Dhabi’s main port, emerging as a gleaming superyacht in 2011, with one of the most interesting profiles on the water. It was eventually delivered four years later. Reportedly owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al Nahyan, half-brother of the president of the UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the design by Paris-based Pierrejean Vision is defined by massive glass surfaces. Yas can accommodate 60 guests and 58 crew members. Mated to a steel hull, the superstructure is the largest composite edifice ever built.

Solaris | 459 feet, 3 inches

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Owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, the 476-foot  Solaris  was one of the largest yachts to deliver in 2021. Last refit in 2022 at MB92 in Barcelona, the vast, highly private explorer is built by German shipyard Lloyd Werft and features a displacement steel hull with bulbous bow and steel superstructure with teak decks. The eight-deck exterior by Australian designer Marc Newson houses a large helipad, sundeck, spacious beach club aft and 21,527 square feet of glass, the largest panes to ever be built into a yacht. Lloyd Werft also built the Russian billionaire’s previous explorer yacht Luna , which he reportedly sold for $360 million to his close friend Farkhad Akhmedov in 2014.

Ocean Victory | 459 feet, 3 inches

Fincantieri Yachts’ 459-foot Ocean Victory Photo by Trevor Coppock / TheYachtPhoto.com

The largest motoryacht ever built in Italy, Fincantieri’s Ocean Victory is owned by Russian billionaire Viktor Rashnikov, who was sanctioned in 2022. The seven-deck exterior by Espen Øino includes two helideck platforms and a hangar belowdecks, as well as exceptional outdoor social areas and a floodable tender dock. Ocean Victory has accommodations for 28 guests as well as quarters for 56 crew. The interior by Alberto Pinto remains a secret, aside from the yacht’s six pools, a 3,300-square-foot spa, and an underwater observation room.

Scheherazade | 459 feet, 3 inches

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The 459.3-foot, Lürssen-built Scheherazade (formerly known as Project Lightning) was delivered in June 2020, with exterior design by Espen Øino and interior design by Francois Zuretti. Two helipads, forward and aft, and a large beach club aft are visible from aerial photographs, but aside from the yacht’s reported seven-foot beam, 40 crew and unique drone-crashing system for privacy, further details have not yet been released. The reason may lie with the yacht’s unofficial owner, believed to be Russian president Vladimir Putin. In May 2022, Italian authorities froze Scheherazade in the port of Marina di Carrara following an investigation conducted by Italian financial police who found the ship’s beneficial owner had “significant economic and business ties” to high-ranking Russian government officials, though the results of the investigation to date remain inconclusive.

Al Salamah | 456 feet

Lürssen Al Salamah gigayacht

When Lürssen launched Al Salamah in 1999, it was the third-largest yacht in the world. Its number 20 ranking shows how much has changed in the last 20 years. Code-named MIPOS, or Mission Possible, the yacht was designed by Terence Disdale . Originally owned by Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, the yacht was put up for sale for $280 million in in 2013 before it was reportedly given to Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa as a gift. The large imposing exterior is primarily protected space, with an upper deck exposed to the elements. Al Salamah has staterooms for 40 guests, including two owner suites, 11 VIP staterooms, and eight twin cabins. The yacht can carry up to 96 crew and has a top speed of 22 knots. Al Salamah was last refitted in 2009.

Rising Sun | 454 feet, 1 inch

Lürssen Rising Sun superyacht

Designed by the original guru of yacht designers, Jon Bannenberg, Rising Sun was built by Lürssen for Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and is currently owned by billionaire David Geffen, who reportedly paid $590 million for the yacht. The yacht comes with a gym, a grand piano, multiple swimming pools, a beauty salon, and a spa with a sauna. Delivered in 2004 and last refit in 2022, the yacht’s exterior is defined by banks of windows across the superstructure. Rising Sun has 86,000 square feet of living space in 82 rooms. It can accommodate 18 guests in nine cabins, with the capacity to carry up to 46 crew. The interior by Seccombe Design includes a gym, cinema, and wine cellar, and the rear cockpit deck was designed as a basketball court. Geffen received global media backlash in 2020 for his “tone deaf” social-media posts that pictured himself on board his yacht during Covid-19 lockdown.

Flying Fox | 446 feet, 2 inches

Lürssen's Flying Fox superyacht.

The 446.2-foot  Flying Fox is arguably the most high-profile yacht on this list, primarily for being the largest yacht available on the charter market. In 2022, it was also singled out as “blocked property” by U.S. authorities in 2022 due to its previous management Imperials Yachts, which was on the US sanctions list. The yacht’s owner, however, Russian billionaire Dmitry Kamenshchik, is not sanctioned, so the yacht was turned over to him and returned to charter in 2024. Key features of the Espen Øino-designed exterior are a curvaceous dove-gray hull and a 3.7-foot swimming pool that runs athwartship on the main aft deck, the largest ever found on board a yacht. A two-decked spa also gives guests access to a cryosauna, hammam, and relaxation room with a fold-down balcony at sea level. Packed to the rafters with the latest amenities, the yacht holds a diving center, a decompression chamber, and two helipads. Flying Fox is PYC compliant and can accommodate 25 guests.

Savarona | 446 feet, 2 inches

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Launched in 1931, and by far the largest and fastest private yacht of her day, Savarona was built for American heiress Emily Roebling Cadwalader and is easily identified by its two mustard-colored funnels. The yacht was eventually acquired by Turkey to be the presidential yacht of Kemal Atatürk, founder of modern Turkey. Jane’s Fighting Ships described the yacht in 1949 as “probably the most sumptuously fitted yacht afloat.”  Savarona was later converted to a training ship for the Turkish Navy and, in 1978, destroyed by fire. The yacht laid in tatters for 10 years. A Turkish businessman spent around $45 million refurbishing Savarona , commissioning Donald Starkey for the interior and replacing the original steam-turbine engines with modern Caterpillar diesels. Savarona became Turkey’s official presidential yacht again in 2014, accommodating up to 34 guests in 17 suites and carrying up to 48 crew. Amenities include a swimming pool, a Turkish bath, a 280-foot grand staircase, a movie theater and a library dedicated to Atatürk.

Crescent | 443 feet

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Last refit in 2021, Espen Øino’s dark hull and tiered superstructure was one of the most exciting launches of 2018. Called Project Thunder internally at Lürssen, the custom-built yacht features cutouts along the hull sides that allow full ocean views from the saloon on the primary deck, as part of Crescent ’s distinctive curved superstructure. Its most noteworthy feature is the jaw-dropping bank of three-deck-high windows in the center of the yacht. This architectural feature serves as the centerpiece of a very compelling design. The yacht has accommodations for 18 guests in nine staterooms. Little is known about the François Zuretti-designed interior, other than Lürssen describing it as being “traditionally styled.” If it lives up to Crescent ’s brash exterior, the complete yacht promises to be an entirely groundbreaking design. In March 2022, Crescent was detained by Spain as property of Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, who is sanctioned in connection with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Serene | 439 feet, 3 inches

Fincantieri Serene superyacht

Serene  is the yacht that launched Fincantieri into the superyacht segment, and what a debut it was. The largest yacht ever launched in Italy when it was delivered in 2011 (surpassed three years later by Ocean Victory ), the Espen Øino seven-deck design features a long, sleek blue hull crowned by a white superstructure. Pascale Reymond of Reymond Langton Design created the 43,056-square-foot interior for a Russian owner, which includes a double height atrium with a piano lounge at the top and a vast open-plan main salon below. Sunken LEDs and bright pink and purple neon lights create a modern party vibe in the social areas, which contrast with the elaborate yet more traditional guest suites. A spiral staircase with intricate metal banisters soars through the heart of the yacht. The open stern area has a winter garden (enclosed glasshouse) that allows dining in all seasons. Serene also has two helipads and a hangar, a big swimming pool, and a tender garage large enough for a submarine.

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Navigating Luxury: Your Guide to Superyacht Charter

Introduction.

The world of superyacht chartering is a realm of opulence, luxury, and unparalleled experiences. For those who seek the epitome of lavish travel, super yachts and mega yachts offer an tempting allure. This article delves into the key factors that impact clients when renting these floating palaces, including some of the largest and most expensive yachts globally. We’ll navigate through the tradeoffs involved in balancing factors like size, amenities, and destinations, while also exploring the challenges associated with different approaches. Additionally, we’ll highlight the importance of considering the environmental impact when making decisions about what superyacht to charter.

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Size Matters – Mega Yacht vs. Superyacht Charter

When it comes to super yacht charter, the first decision often revolves around size. Superyachts and Mega yachts are the giants of the maritime world, but they come with different dimensions and experiences.

Mega Yacht Charter

Mega yachts are massive vessels that exceed 100 meters (328 feet) in length. They boast impressive size and can accommodate numerous guests and crew members. The larger size allows for greater stability, offering a smoother cruising experience even in rough waters. Mega yachts often feature multiple decks, swimming pools, helipads, and even mini-submarines.

Superyacht Charter

Superyachts are slightly smaller, typically ranging from 24 to 100 meters (79 to 328 feet) in length. They offer a more intimate experience compared to mega yachts, making them ideal for smaller groups or families. Superyachts still provide opulent amenities but on a slightly smaller scale, with spacious cabins, lounges, and water toys.

Tradeoff : The choice between mega yachts and superyachts boils down to personal preference and the number of guests. While mega yachts offer unmatched extravagance and space, superyachts provide a cozier atmosphere.

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The Price of Luxury

Luxury yacht charters are synonymous with lavishness, but the cost can vary significantly depending on several factors.

Factors Influencing the Price of a Superyacht Charter

  • Yacht Size : Larger yachts typically come with higher charter costs due to increased maintenance and crew requirements.
  • Amenities : Yachts equipped with extravagant amenities like cinema rooms, spas, and gourmet kitchens command a premium price.
  • Destination : Some destinations have higher operational costs, impacting the overall charter price.
  • Season : Chartering during peak seasons in popular cruising regions can be substantially more expensive.
  • Additional Expenses : Fuel, crew gratuities, and provisioning are additional costs that should be factored in.

Tradeoff : Clients must strike a balance between their budget and desired level of luxury. Opting for a slightly smaller yacht or considering offseason charters can help manage costs.

Charting Your Course – Destinations and Itineraries

Selecting the right destination and itinerary is a crucial aspect of super yacht chartering. The world is a vast playground, offering a multitude of experiences.

Popular Superyacht Charter Destinations

  • Mediterranean : The Mediterranean is a perennial favorite, offering a blend of historic ports, picturesque coastlines, and vibrant nightlife.
  • Caribbean : Crystal-clear waters, idyllic islands, and a laid-back atmosphere make the Caribbean a top choice.
  • South Pacific : The South Pacific beckons with its remote islands, coral reefs, and untouched natural beauty.
  • Alaska : Adventurous souls seek the raw beauty of Alaska’s fjords, glaciers, and abundant wildlife.

Tradeoff : The choice of destination often entails tradeoffs between culture, climate, and activities. Clients must consider their preferences, whether it’s exploring ancient ruins, lounging on pristine beaches, or embarking on adrenaline-pumping adventures.

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Superyacht Charter Crew and Service Excellence

A hallmark of luxury yacht charters is the exceptional crew and service provided to clients. The quality of the crew can significantly impact the overall experience.

The Crew’s Role in Luxury Yacht Charter

  • Captain : The captain is responsible for navigation, safety, and ensuring the smooth running of the vessel.
  • Chef : A skilled chef can elevate the culinary experience onboard, tailoring menus to guest preferences.
  • Steward(ess) : Stewards and stewardesses attend to guests’ needs, ensuring their comfort and enjoyment.
  • Deck Crew : Deckhands and water sports instructors facilitate activities like snorkeling, diving, and watersports.

Tradeoff : Investing in a highly experienced and skilled crew enhances the luxury quotient but can also increase charter costs. Balancing crew quality with budget constraints is a key consideration.

Environmental Consciousness in Chartering

In an era of increasing environmental awareness, chartering a luxury yacht also comes with ethical responsibilities.

Environmental Impact of Luxury Superyacht Charter

  • Fuel Consumption : Large yachts can consume substantial amounts of fuel, contributing to carbon emissions.
  • Marine Conservation : Charterers must be mindful of fragile marine ecosystems and protected areas.
  • Waste Management : Proper disposal of waste at sea is crucial to minimize environmental harm.

Eco-Friendly Charter Options : Some charter companies offer eco-friendly yachts with hybrid propulsion systems, advanced wastewater treatment, and sustainable practices.

Tradeoff : Balancing the desire for opulence with eco-consciousness requires clients to seek out environmentally responsible charter options and make conscientious choices while on board.

The Largest and Most Expensive Yachts

For those with no budget constraints, the world of luxury yacht charter unveils a roster of the largest and most expensive vessels.

Top Mega Yachts and Superyachts for Charter

  • Azzam : Currently the largest yacht in the world, Azzam measures a staggering 180 meters (590 feet) and offers unmatched opulence.
  • Eclipse : Owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, Eclipse boasts features like a missile defense system and two helipads.
  • Rising Sun : With a length of 138 meters (452 feet), Rising Sun is a popular choice among celebrities and offers a range of luxurious amenities.

Tradeoff : Chartering one of these behemoths comes with a price tag that matches their grandeur. However, it’s an experience that’s truly in a league of its own.

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Chartering for Special Occasions

Luxury yacht charters are often chosen for special occasions, and they can be customized accordingly.

Special Occasions on Luxury Yachts

  • Weddings : Yacht weddings in picturesque locations provide a romantic backdrop.
  • Anniversaries : Celebrate milestones with a private charter and custom-designed experiences.
  • Corporate Retreats : Yacht charters offer a unique setting for team-building and corporate events.

Tradeoff : While these experiences are unparalleled, clients must carefully plan and budget for the specific demands of their special occasion.

Booking Your Dream Superyacht Charter

Booking a luxury yacht charter is a meticulous process that involves several steps.

Steps to Booking a Luxury Yacht Charter

  • Define Your Preferences : Determine your budget, group size, destination, and must-have amenities.
  • Research Charter Companies : Investigate reputable charter companies and their fleets.
  • Itinerary Planning : Work with charter brokers to plan your itinerary, considering the desired activities and sights.
  • Negotiate Terms : Review contracts, negotiate pricing, and confirm all details with the charter company.

Tradeoff : The tradeoff here is the time and effort invested in the booking process. However, meticulous planning ensures a smooth and memorable experience.

Luxury yacht charters offer a unique and extravagant way to explore the world’s oceans while enjoying unparalleled comfort and service. Clients must carefully weigh factors like yacht size, budget, destination, crew quality, and environmental impact to make the best choice for their dream charter. Whether it’s a mega yacht or a superyacht, an eco-conscious charter or a lavish celebration, the world of luxury yacht chartering caters to diverse tastes and desires.

Navigating Your Luxury Journey for Superyacht Charter

Embarking on a luxury yacht charter is a journey unlike any other. It’s a blend of opulence, adventure, and ethical considerations, and finding the right balance is key. As you set sail on your charter, remember that the world’s oceans are not just a playground; they are also a precious resource that deserves respect and protection. So, charter wisely, explore responsibly, and savor every moment of your unforgettable voyage aboard a luxury yacht.

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Prices for renting a luxury yacht

The cost of renting a luxury yacht can vary significantly based on a variety of factors, including the size of the yacht, its amenities, the destination, and the time of year. Below are some approximate price ranges for renting the types of yachts mentioned.

Mega Yachts

  • Small to Medium Mega Yachts (100-150 feet): These can range from approximately $50,000 to $200,000 per week.
  • Large Mega Yachts (over 150 feet): Chartering one of the largest mega yachts can cost anywhere from $200,000 to several million dollars per week, depending on the yacht’s size, amenities, and location.

Superyachts

  • Small to Medium Superyachts (80-120 feet): Weekly charter prices for these can start at around $20,000 and go up to $100,000 or more.
  • Larger Superyachts (120-200 feet): Chartering a larger superyacht can range from approximately $100,000 to $500,000 or more per week.

Top Mega Yachts and Superyacht Charter

  • Azzam (largest yacht in the world): Chartering Azzam could cost upwards of $1 million per week.
  • Eclipse (Roman Abramovich’s yacht): Eclipse’s charter rates can be in the range of $2 million to $3 million per week.
  • Rising Sun: Chartering Rising Sun may cost around $4 million to $5 million per week.

It’s important to note that these are rough estimates, and the actual cost of chartering a yacht can vary widely based on specific yacht features, the duration of the charter, additional expenses (such as fuel, crew gratuities, and provisioning), and the chosen destination. Additionally, during peak seasons in popular cruising regions, prices tend to be at their highest.

Charter rates often include the yacht itself, crew salaries, standard amenities, and insurance. However, clients should be prepared for additional expenses, such as fuel, food and beverages, port fees, and crew gratuities, which can add a significant amount to the overall cost.

To get precise pricing for a particular yacht and itinerary, it’s advisable to consult with reputable yacht charter brokers or companies, who can provide detailed quotes tailored to your specific preferences and needs.

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The top 25 largest yachts in the world

Every year, shipyards from around the world push the boundaries of superyacht design to deliver bigger and better yachts. The Samuda-built El Mahrousa may have carried the title unchallenged for a remarkable 119 years, but in the 21st century, she has descended down the pecking order to make room for even larger and longer yachts. German shipyard Lürssen currently holds a near monopoly in the construction of supersized superyachts, having delivered 13 of the world’s top 25. But the list is ever-changing with the 158 metre Blue breaking into the top five in 2022. These yachts, all measuring over 100 metres, are impressive not only for their hull length but for what they carry above and below deck. From submarines and helicopters to swimming pools , cinemas and science labs, the onboard features of these superyachts show them to be truly ground-breaking pieces of engineering. Read on to discover our official list of the largest, privately owned yachts in the world.

1. Azzam | 180.6m

In October 2013, Lürssen delivered the largest privately owned superyacht in the world in the form Azzam . Originally, she was designed to be 145 metres, but in the process of optimisation grew to 180 metres. Other stunning facts about Azzam’s impressive design include her staggering 13,000 GT and accommodation for 36 guests and as many as 80 crew members. The behemoth was reportedly built for Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan of Abu Dhabi’s royal family, for use as a dayboat to reach his favourite diving grounds. The main saloon alone encompasses nearly 522m² and has a relaxed French Empire style and mother of pearl finishes, designed by Christophe Leoni . On board features include a gym, pool and a special ‘golf training room’.

Exteriors have been penned by Nauta Yacht Design , and the technical engineering was directed by Mubarak Saad al Ahbabi for the owner. The yacht has an impressive speed for her size owing to her innovative water-jet propulsion system (two fixed jets, two directional), which catapults her along at a staggering 31.5-plus knots. At 17.5 metres longer than Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse , this boat takes the prestigious title of the world’s largest yacht. The all-white superyacht has held her title unchallenged for nearly seven years, but this reign will come to an end with the expected delivery of 183 metre REV .

  • Builder: Lurssen
  • Country of build: Germany
  • Delivery year: 2013
  • Length Overall: 180.61 m
  • Gross Tonnage 13136 t

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More stories, 2. eclipse | 162.5m.

After five years of intensive design, development and construction, Eclipse left the Blohm + Voss yard in December 2010. She carried the title of world’s largest superyacht for just three years before being usurped by Azzam . Managed by Blue Ocean Yacht Management, Eclipse features a diesel-electric propulsion system with generators powering rotating Azipod drives, dramatic exterior styling and a stunning interior design by London-based Terence Disdale Design , which has been responsible for all aspects of aesthetic design and layout, including the superstructure design, deck layouts, interior design and construction supervision. Eclipse was voted Motor Yacht of the Year at the World Superyacht Awards in 2011 and Motor Yacht of the Decade at the 10th World Superyacht Awards in 2015.

Her accommodation includes an owner’s deck of 56 metres in length and facilities for up to 92 crew. Her interior boasts hundreds of custom finishes exclusively developed especially for this project, while her deck areas include a 16 metre swimming pool which can be transformed into a dance floor. The yacht can also accommodate three helicopters, one on each of the two helipads and the third in a storage hangar below the fore deck.

  • Builder: Blohm & Voss
  • Delivery year: 2010
  • Length Overall: 162.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 13564 t

3. Dubai | 162m

Dubai was originally commissioned by Prince Jefri of Brunei with exterior styling and interior design by Andrew Winch . The Blohm & Voss project was suspended in 1998 with just the bare hull and partially complete superstructure. It was eventually sold to the Dubai government, and responsibility passed to Kostis Antonopoulos of Platinum Yachts , which prepared a new in-house interior design completed in 2006.

The aptly named Dubai is the royal yacht of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum of Dubai. The accommodation, styled by Nakheel Interiors , is designed for 24 guests and comprises an owner’s suite, five VIP suites and six guest suites, all with open balconies. Special features include a 21.3m-wide atrium, a swimming pool, barbecue area, cinema, disco, a landing platform for a Blackhawk helicopter, a gymnasium, and a garage for the yacht’s submarine and a vast array of water toys. Full certification was obtained from Lloyds Register of Shipping in October 2006 and she has since made several voyages. She can reach a maximum speed of 25 knots.

  • Builder: Platinum
  • Country of build: United Arab Emirates
  • Delivery year: 2006
  • Length Overall: 162 m
  • Gross Tonnage 12488 t

4. Blue | 158m

Taking her place at number four in the list of the world’s longest yachts, Lürssen’s Blue is so voluminous that she beats all the longer boats in terms of gross tonnage. Built for a Middle Eastern owner, she is exceeded for internal space only by those behemoths Dilbar (15,917GT) and Al Said (15,850GT). Terence Disdale has penned classic exterior lines with a sharply raked bow and gentle curves to the deep overhangs of the decks. The main helipad is positioned on the bow, with a smaller one aft. Other exterior features include a pool under cover on the main deck aft, a bathing platform at the stern and twin balconies flanking the owner’s cabin forward. Blue ’s interior is designed to be timeless and rich in “feminine elegance”, a deliberate contrast to the exterior. 

Blue is equipped with a diesel-electric hybrid propulsion system that was developed in-house. An electric Azimuth pod drive can manoeuvre the boat alone or in conjunction with the twin propeller shafts. To reduce noise, vibration and NOx levels, Blue has a state-of-the-art exhaust treatment system. The boat is also equipped with new membrane technology that means her treated waste water achieves drinking water quality.

  • Delivery year: 2022
  • Length Overall: 160.6 m
  • Beam: 22.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 14785 t

5. Dilbar | 156m

With a total interior volume of over 15,000 GT, Dilbar is the largest yacht in the world by gross tonnage, if not by length. She was built in steel and aluminium by Lürssen to a design by Espen Øino . In 2016, she was delivered in the Mediterranean for her owner, the Uzbekistani billionaire Alisher Usmanov. She replaced Usmanov’s previous yacht of the same name, which has since been renamed Ona . She is usually spotted cruising around the South of France, northern Spain and sometimes Cyprus.

Record-breaking features on board this SOLAS-class superyacht include her 180 cubic metre swimming pool and her 30,000KW electric diesel power plant. Her interiors, styled by Winch Design, can accommodate up to 24 guests served by nearly 100 crew members. She also has two helipads, 3,800 square metres of living space amd an expansive garden complete with a specially developed variety of grass that tolerates salt air, according to its creator Axel Massmann. Dilbar has a single colour for her exterior, a buttery cream shade, that makes her instantly recognisable at sea and can reach a top speed of 21 knots.

  • Delivery year: 2016
  • Length Overall: 156 m
  • Beam: 23.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 15917 t

6. Al Said | 155m

This Lloyd’s-classed vessel, known as Project Sunflower during construction, was delivered by Lürssen’s Vegesack yard to her owner, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, in March 2008. Measuring an impressive 155 metres, Al Said is the principle vessel of the Oman Royal Yacht Squadron. Designed by Espen Øino with the looks of a classic cruise liner, she sails under the Omani flag and her home port is Muttrah Harbour in Muscat. 

This Germanischer Lloyd-classed, 15,850GT yacht can reach a top speed of 25 knots and is reported to have a crew capacity of 150. Her panelled interiors, designed in a traditional style by Jonathan Quinn Barnett , offers huge entertaining spaces and accommodation for 65 guests. Her pièce de résistance is the on-board concert hall that can accommodate a 50-strong orchestra, but across her six decks she also has a helipad and a cinema.

  • Delivery year: 2008
  • Length Overall: 155 m
  • Gross Tonnage 15850 t

7. El Mahrousa | 150.6m

El Mahrousa was first delivered by the Samuda Brothers shipyard in 1865. She held on to the title of longest yacht in the world for over a century before finally being usurped by the delivery of Prince Abdulaziz in the 1980s. She was originally built for the Ottoman governor of Egypt, Khedive Ismail, receive visiting dignitaries. and was present at the opening ceremony of the Suez Canal in 1869, when she was used to receive visiting dignitaries. She was lengthened by 12.1 metres in 1872, when her paddle wheels were removed, and by a further 5.2 metres in 1905. Her last major rebuild was in 1950.

Significant moments in her lifetime include her participation in 1976 as the Egyptian representative at the Bicentennial Fleet Review in New York harbour. She slipped into disrepair after this while being used as a museum ship. In 1992, a major effort was put into making her seaworthy enough to travel to Italy for the Christopher Columbus Fleet Review. She now serves as the Egyptian Presidential Yacht but is seldom seen in public. She is usually berthed in Alexandria, where she is cared for by the Egyptian Navy, which lists her as a training ship. Powered by three Parsons steam turbines, she can achieve a top speed of 16 knots.

  • Builder: Samuda
  • Country of build: United Kingdom
  • Delivery year: 1865
  • Length Overall: 150.57 m
  • Beam: 12.98 m
  • Gross Tonnage 4560 t

8. A+ | 147.3m

Formerly known as Topaz , the Tim Heywood -designed A+ was launched by Lürssen in 2012 and uniquely features Heywood’s signature illuminated on her superstructure. Although she flies a Cayman flag, her owner is a member of the UAE elite – reportedly Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who also owns the UK’s Manchester City football club.

Having previously been chartered twice by Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, the 147.25 metre superyacht features a helicopter landing pad located at the bow and her interiors have been designed by Terence Disdale – but not much else is known about this superyacht, as many of her details are still shrouded in secrecy.

  • Delivery year: 2012
  • Length Overall: 147.25 m
  • Beam: 21.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 12532 t

9. Prince Abdulaziz | 147m

The 5,200-tonne Prince Abdulaziz was delivered by Danish shipyard Helsingor Vaerft in 1984 to her first owner, King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. Since then, she has continued to serve the Saudi royal family and is berthed beside the king’s palace in Jeddah. She has been refitted three times; in 1987, 1996 and in 2005.

Prince Abdulaziz was built at a reported cost of $184m to a design by Maierform . Her interior, designed by the late David Hicks , blends ancient and modern. One notable feature is the large lobby, said to be designed to mimic that of the Titanic . She includes a hospital, a mosque and a cinema, and there are also rumours of surface-to-air missiles and an underwater surveillance system on board. The mega yacht can accommodate as many as 64 guests and is manned by a crew of 65.

  • Builder: Helsingor Vaerft
  • Country of build: Denmark
  • Delivery year: 1984
  • Length Overall: 147.01 m
  • Beam: 18.3 m
  • Gross Tonnage 8233 t

10. Opera | 146.4m

Reportedly built for a senior Emirati royal, Opera 's size and gross tonnage catapult her directly into the ranks of the world's 10 biggest private yachts. The 146.4-metre yacht certainly has some of the hallmarks of a Middle Eastern boat, with deep overhangs between decks and lots of enclosed deck space hinting at use in an aggressive climate. Pictures taken during a maiden voyage from Bremen to Portsmouth last summer showed lots of floor-to-ceiling glass across six guest decks, as well as two helicopter landing spots and a beach club whose twin staircases must climb two decks to reach a 10-metre, stone-lined pool aft of the main deck. The pool rises to form a dance floor.

Lürssen has kept the project shrouded in secrecy, but designer Terence Disdale confirmed that interior facilities include a cinema and an extensive spa and wellness centre, plus other features that are being kept under wraps. He also mentioned an upper lounge with a 110-inch television and bay windows.

  • Delivery year: 2023
  • Length Overall: 146.35 m
  • Gross Tonnage 12518 t

11. OK | 146m

This unusual vessel spent decades plying the seas as a float-on yacht carrier for DYT Yacht Transport with the unglamorous moniker Super Servant 3 – and it is this carrying ability that caught the owner’s eye.

40 years after its original launch by Japan’s Oshima Shipbuilding , the yacht emerged from a root-and-branch refit at Karmarine in Turkey. The exterior has been smartened up, with a new matt-black paint job, gold-tinted glazing, teak decking at the bow, stern and sides and an expanse of artificial grass on the submersible aft deck – an idea of the owner’s, to enliven the guest cabins’ view. There are reports that this space doubles as a tennis court and, at 32 metres by 100 metres, there would certainly be the room for it.

With a strengthened hull, the boat’s original role as a yacht carrier has been enhanced. Pumping ballast into tanks under the aft deck allows the platform to lower so that the owner’s 46-metre ketch can be floated aboard and secured. There’s also a 40-tonne crane for positioning other toys – reportedly up to 70 of them, from launches and cars to a seaplane.

Under the direction of Bozca Design , Karmarine has stripped out and rebuilt the accommodation area at the front of the yacht. There are cabins for up to 20 guests, a glazed sundeck spa pool, a "botanical" garden and an outdoor cinema. The lift between decks runs through a glass tower outside the superstructure. 

  • Builder: Oshima Shipbuilding
  • Country of build: Japan
  • Delivery year: 1982
  • Length Overall: 146 m
  • Beam: 32.01 m
  • Gross Tonnage 11296 t

12. Sailing Yacht A | 142.8m

This Philippe Starck -designed vessel is the second superyacht commissioned by Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko, after his first Motor Yacht A . She was built in Germany by the Nobiskrug yard and delivered in February 2017.

A sail-assisted yacht like no other, Sailing Yacht A comprises eight decks, and her rotating curved carbon fibre masts tower to 100 metres. She is made to set 3,747 square metres of sail and is manned by crew of 54. She sports an underwater viewing pod (moulded into the keel) and balconies enclosed by the largest pieces of curved glass ever. There are 24 shell doors in her hull, and she has a diesel-electric power plant controlled by computer. Records claimed by the Starck superyacht include the world's tallest carbon masts, with the tallest standing at 100 metres above sea level.

  • Builder: Nobiskrug
  • Delivery year: 2017
  • Length Overall: 142.81 m
  • Beam: 24.88 m
  • Gross Tonnage 12700 t

13. Nord | 142m

Nord started life as Project Redwood, then Opus. Everyone involved in her design and build has remained tight-lipped about the details, but build manager Rob Moran shared some exclusive insight with BOAT International .

First up, she has an Ice Class hull for real exploration. Her aluminium superstructure runs to four decks, contained within the dramatic sweep of a black-painted arch – a key part of the vision of designers Nuvolari Lenard . Not one but two helipads are in evidence, while a vast beach club and tender garage gives  "space to store a plethora of toys including 16 tenders, a submarine and an ROV", according to Moran. The largest tender reportedly measures 15 metres, and there is a watersports and dive centre on the lower deck. Nord has a generous touch-and-go helipad at its heavily flared aircraft carrier bow, but there is also a much bigger space aft up on the bridge deck that offers landing, parking and bunkering for the owner’s helicopter, as well as an entire hangar for protection during longer passages. 

Also visible to onlookers was the exceptional 25-metre-long swimming pool on the main deck aft, plus a spa pool on the upper deck. Her interior is reported to include a gym, spa, sauna and a whole deck devoted to the owner.

  • Delivery year: 2021
  • Length Overall: 141.6 m
  • Beam: 19.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 10154 t

14. Yas | 141m

Delivered in 1978 by De Schelde as a navy frigate, Yas was rebuilt in 2013 by Abu Dhabi MAR. Previously known under the project name Swift 141, she was completely modified with new machinery and electronic systems and outfitted with a luxurious interior. It has been suggested that her owner is a member of the Emirati royal family.

She has been designed inside and out by Pierrejean Design Studio of Paris . The unique superstructure of Yas is built in advanced composites and glass and was supposedly inspired by the profile shape of a dolphin. She is reportedly able to accommodate 60 guests and 56 crew, and on-board features include a heli-pad and al fresco dining spaces aft, and a Jacuzzi on her top deck. Her beach club Jacuzzi is complemented by a waterfall feature and a spiral staircase connects her the multiple decks. Powered by twin MTU diesels, Yas has a top speed of 26 knots.

  • Builder: De Schelde
  • Country of build: Netherlands
  • Length Overall: 141 m
  • Beam: 14.6 m
  • Gross Tonnage 5002 t

16. Scheherazade | 140m

Another titan by Lürssen , Scheherazade carries the same name as the enigmatic story-teller of the Middle Eastern epic One Thousand and One nights . She hit the water in July 2019 and offers phenomenal volumes at 10,167 GT. Her Espen Øino exterior features a four-deck aluminium superstructure with elegant tapering roofs and an eclectic range of coloured LED exterior lighting. She also has two large helipads – one at the bow and one on the upper deck – plus a prominent beach club aft. 

There is very little information regarding her interior by François Zuretti , but if the work of the French design house on 106-metre Amadea is anything to go by, it is imperious and sophisticated. With the owner known to be a Middle Eastern billionaire, this yacht is designed with warmer climates in mind. Temperatures in excess of 45 degrees Celsius are quite normal in the region during the summer months, so Scheherazade has relatively little exterior space for a yacht of this size. There is limited covered deck space at the aft end of the main and upper decks, but it is well enclosed by glass sides for cooling. Even the sundeck is completely shaded by a hardtop, which all helps to give her an astonishing internal volume.

  • Delivery year: 2020
  • Length Overall: 140 m
  • Beam: 23.3 m
  • Gross Tonnage 10167 t

15. Ocean Victory | 140m

Ocean Victory was completed at Fincantieri’s Muggiano yard in Italy after launching in April 2014. This seven-deck yacht is based on a design by Espen Øino and her interior is by Alberto Pinto and Laura Sessa . She has internal seawater dockage for a 14-metre tender and six pools of up to 8 metres in length. There’s a certified helideck and a hangar to store the aircraft, while inside Ocean Victory boasts an underwater observation room and more than 300 square metres of spa facilities. She is SOLAS-classed and is the largest yacht ever built in Italy. 

In 2016, the superyacht world was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of one of Ocean Victory’ s crew members, who suffered critical leg injuries while setting the anchor off the coast of Mu Ko Similan National Park in Thailand. Little else is known about this top-secret yacht, which is kept much under wraps and away from prying eyes.

  • Builder: Fincantieri
  • Country of build: Italy
  • Delivery year: 2014
  • Gross Tonnage 8506 t

17. Solaris | 140M

The 140-metre expedition yacht Solaris was launched in the city of Bremerhaven in February 2021 as the flagship model of German shipyard Lloyd Werft . She is the debut project of Australian designer Marc Newson , who has given her a dramatic grey and white superstructure which features a unique fashion plate which wraps around the mast and connects both sides of the hull. Spanning eight decks in total, Solaris has been constructed in aluminium and steel and offers a 26-metre beam. Little information has been shared about her interiors, but her exterior is equipped with a large helipad, a sun deck and a spacious beach club aft.

Turning to the technical elements, Solaris is reportedly outfitted with a power and energy management system from ABB and features two Azipods powered by nine megawatts – the most powerful propulsion system of its kind to ever be installed on a yacht. She runs on a total of eight MTU diesel engines, providing 19,040hp. Little else is known about the superyacht, on which construction first began in 2018.

  • Builder: Lloyd Werft
  • Length Overall: 139.7 m
  • Gross Tonnage 11247 t

18. Al Salamah | 139.3m

Built by the consortium of Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft (HDW) in Kiel and the Lürssen shipyard in Germany, Al Salamah is often referred to as "Mipos", the code name used during the construction of this most secret of yachts. Mipos was short for "Mission Possible" – a statement proved correct by her delivery in 1999.

She has a length of 139.3 metres, a massive beam of 23.5 metres, and is reported to have a top speed of 21.5 knots. Both the interior design and the exterior styling are by the London-based Terence Disdale Design . Al Salamah was owned by the late Sultan bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, who also owned 147 metre Prince Abdulaziz . She was refitted by Lürssen in 2007 and is rumoured to carry a hospital room with an underwater treadmill for physical therapy on board.

  • Delivery year: 1999
  • Length Overall: 139.29 m
  • Gross Tonnage 12234 t

19. Luminance | 138.8m

Espen Øino is repsonsible for this giant yacht's crisp exterior lines. Despite a traditional raked bow, she looks bang up to date with a gleaming hull and superstructure that counterpoise dark blue and silver to create a masculine look. Øino has played with the profile of the overhangs to give the illusion of reverse sheer amidships. The effect is especially striking when viewing the yacht from beam-on. Her twin helicopter pads – one on the foredeck and another high up aft – will make her capable of ambitious explorer programmes. She also boasts a large beach club and an infinity pool, with a private spa pool area on the foredeck of what may be an owner's deck.

Luminance was expected in 2023, but delivery has fallen back a fraction. It is a mammoth project, whose true length has only just been confirmed at 138.8 metres. Her Ukranian owner, mining and financial services mogul Rinat Akhmetov, told The New York Times last year that he was mulling the boat's sale following Russia's invasion of his homeland, but it's not known whether he followed through.

  • Delivery year: 2024
  • Length Overall: 138.8 m
  • Gross Tonnage 8999 t

20. Rising Sun | 138m

Rising Sun was built for Larry Ellison, co-founder and CEO of Oracle. She's the last yacht that ever came from designer Jon Bannenberg’s drawing board, with interiors styled by   Laura Seccombe . Rising Sun ’s naval architecture experimented with an extensive use of structural glass for a clean and stripped-down profile.

In 2006, Ellison sold half ownership to media mogul David Geffen, who bought the remaining half in 2010. Rising Sun is reported to have cost more than $290,000,000 and was extended by 18 metres in-build to ensure she was larger than the 126.2-metre Octopus , belonging to Microsoft’s co-founder, Paul Allen. Her 8,000 square metres of living space can accommodate 45 crew members, and includes a wine cellar and basketball court, plus accommodation for 16. One of her tenders, a catamaran, carries the yacht’s 4x4 vehicle ashore.

  • Delivery year: 2004
  • Length Overall: 138.01 m
  • Gross Tonnage 7600 t

21. Flying Fox | 136m

Formerly Project Shu, PYC-compliant Flying Fox was built by Lürssen for a serial charter yacht owner and completed her sea trials off the coast of Germany in May 2019. The 136-metre, six-deck yacht towers 32 metres above the waterline – as tall as three London buses balanced end on end. Her elegant, well-balanced profile by Espen Øino conceals an extraordinarily voluminous interior by Mark Berryman , including a double-height atrium that forms the main deck lobby. There are 11 cabins for 36 guests, all with private sea-view terraces, and expansive outdoor living spaces, such as a 12-metre swimming pool transversing the main deck aft, swim platforms and two helipads. The 400-square-metre spa is the stand-out feature. It has heated limestone floors, a Hammam, massage and beauty treatment rooms and the first cryosauna ever installed on a yacht, with a main chamber that reaches a chilly -110C. There’s also an on-board hospital.

One of the most expensive superyachts in the world available for charter , Flying Fox is crewed by an experienced team of 54. She boasts a toybox stuffed with jet skis and other Seabobs, hoverboards, room for a submarine and and nine different tenders. Plus, she even has her own dive centre and kite surf store on board.

  • Delivery year: 2019
  • Length Overall: 136 m
  • Beam: 20.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 9100 t

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22. savarona | 135.9m.

Built by Blohm + Voss for American bridge cable heiress Emily Roebling Cadwalader in 1931, Savarona was sold in 1938 to the Turkish government and became the presidential yacht of Kemal Atatürk. In 1989, Kahraman Sadikoglu obtained a 50-year lease and, with investors, spent $35,000,000 on the refit of this classic superyacht, including a library suite dedicated to the memory of Atatürk and furnished with his personal artefacts. In 2010, after an alleged scandal, the Turkish government cancelled the lease and resumed ownership. In 2014, she was refurbished and now serves as the state yacht of Turkey. 

Savarona was, for a time, offered on the market for superyacht charters around Istanbul, although she is no longer available to the public. Key features onboard this superyacht include a marble-finished Turkish hammam bath that spans the entire 16-metre beam, a swimming pool, a gold-trimmed grand staircase and a private cinema. She is named after a type of black swan found in the Indian Ocean region.

  • Delivery year: 1931
  • Length Overall: 135.94 m
  • Beam: 16.12 m
  • Gross Tonnage 4701 t

23. Crescent | 135.5m

Crescent , formerly Project Thunder, has what the yard called a "traditionally-styled" interior by Zuretti , exterior design by Espen Øino and naval architecture by Lürssen . Øino went to great lengths to maximise what he calls the "vision lines" from the interior and the decks – especially from the centreline, which on such a beamy boat is a long way from the sides – by having full height windows and keeping the bulwarks as low as possible.

She has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure and was built to DNV GL standards. Her striking black hull is matched with a silver superstructure that has distinctive wing stations amidships. Just forward of the wing stations are three-deck windows, providing spectacular views for her 18-strong guest list.

  • Delivery year: 2018
  • Length Overall: 135.5 m
  • Gross Tonnage 9194 t

24. Serene | 133.9m

Built for a Russian owner, Serene was the first superyacht delivered by Italian yard Fincantieri . She can accommodate up to 24 guests and 52 crew, and boasts 4,500 square metres of interior space designed by Reymond Langton .

Serene has seven decks, two helipads and a hangar, carries a custom submarine certified to 100m depth and has underwater viewing ports in her Nemo room. A "snow room" can make up to four inches of snow, while the impressive spiral staircase rises through six decks and is lit by a large skylight. Serene won Best Motor Yacht of 3,000GT and Above at the 2012 World Superyacht Awards. Powered by a diesel engine, Serene can reach a top speed of 20 knots and has a maximum cruising range of 6000 nautical miles.

  • Delivery year: 2011
  • Length Overall: 133.9 m
  • Beam: 18.6 m
  • Gross Tonnage 8231 t

25. Al Mirqab | 133m

Al Mirqab was built by Peterswerft - Kusch for Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani – the former prime minister of Qatar. Her exterior design is by Tim Heywood and her interiors were styled by Winch Design . She is propelled by five generators that power two electric motors driving conventional shafts and a centrally positioned azimuthing electric pod drive. A grand staircase floats through four floors and surrounds suspended glass artwork by Dale Chihuly. 

Al Mirqab won Motor Yacht of the Year at the World Superyacht Awards 2009 and Best Interior Design among motor yachts. She can accommodate 60 guests and is manned by an equal number of crew.

  • Builder: Peterswerft - Kusch
  • Length Overall: 133 m
  • Gross Tonnage 5000 t

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The World’s Top Megayacht Marinas

Megayacht Marinas

With yachting still on the rise – sales of megayachts were up 40% according to the most recent 2016 wealth report by Knight Frank – we’ve compiled a list below of the new and upcoming marinas around the world that every megayacht owner, captain or traveler who charters can’t miss.

Miami – Island Gardens Deep Harbour

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Island Gardens is a next generation mixed-use development, home to a superyacht marina that today accommodates up to 50 of the world’s largest yachts. Upon future completion, Island Gardens will feature two luxury hotels, magnificent residences with five-star amenities and hotel-serviced living. The waterfront property at the heart of Miami will be a premier dining destination, calling hotel guests and visitors alike to enjoy an array of exclusive eateries featuring world-class cuisine from all corners of the globe. Famous yachts that have already docked at Deep Harbour include the 236-foot Axioma by Dunya, the 230-foot Martha Ann by Lurssen, 214-foot Double Down by Codecasa, 206-foot 11:11 by Benetti and the 190-foot Skyfall by Trinity.

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Dubai – Dubai Marina Yacht Club

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With slips for over 567 yachts, Dubai Marina Yacht Club is the largest marina in the Middle East. Those moored at the 5 Gold Anchor Marina have access to a members-only clubhouse, a dedicated concierge and a series of sea and land rallies and social events organized exclusively for berth holders. The marina is also right next to the famed Palm Jumeirah Hotel and surrounded by The Dubai Opera, Emirates Golf Club and plenty of gourmet restaurants and shopping.

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Barcelona – OneOcean Port Vell

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Originally built for the 1992 Olympic Games and perfectly positioned in the heart of Barcelona, OneOcean Port Vell is a 148-berth luxury facility and the ultimate destination for yachts up to 623 feet. The marina grants easy access for yacht owners to soak up this historic city, from visiting the Gaudi monuments scattered throughout the city to eating authentic, traditional Catalan and Spanish cuisine.

Tivat, Montenegro – Porto Montenegro

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Named 2015’s Superyacht Marina of the Year by The Yacht Harbour Association, Porto Montenegro boasts 450 berths, including 128 for superyachts, 24-hour yacht assistance from a multi-lingual marina team and tax and duty-free fuel stations. Porto Montenegro’s Yacht Club is a hub of sporting and social activity, featuring multiple restaurants, an infinity-edge swimming pool and an outdoor terrace and bar, plus a fitness center, tennis courts and a squadron of racing yachts. The marina’s real estate collection consists of six completed properties totaling 176 luxury apartments and an additional 51 at the Regent Hotel, making Porto Montenegro a true home away from home.

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Tuscany – Porto Viareggio

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Already home to one of the most important Carnival celebrations in Italy, this seaside resort will also soon be home to the inaugural Versilia Yachting Rendez-vous in May, 2017. As the southernmost point in Versilia, Viareggio was the only outlet onto the Lucca Sea for centuries, and now offers restaurants, nightlife and architecture to match. Porto Viareggio has space for 560 boats up to 70 feet in length in over 500,000 square feet of water, so there’s plenty of room to spare for visitors to this new international event dedicated to high-end products of Italy’s famed nautical industry.

Anguilla – Altamer

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Anguilla’s Altamer resort in Shoal Bay West is home to three spectacular beachside villas and considered by many to be the Caribbean’s finest address. The resort will receive the island’s first megayacht marina with 30 percent of its berths designed to accept yachts stretching between 30 feet and 200 feet. The new facility is slated to include a 164-unit resort, in addition to duty-free retail shops and a restaurant promenade.

St. Kitts – Christophe Harbour

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Created by the developer of Kiawah Island, Charles Pinckney “Buddy” Darby III, The Marina at Christophe Harbour was built with the discerning yachtsman in mind, featuring 250 state-of-the-art berths – 50 of which will be able to accommodate the yachts up to 250 feet. A protected entrance, safe inner harbor and a prime location between Antigua and St. Maarten in the heart of the Eastern Caribbean charter and cruising grounds make Christophe Harbour a prime destination marina.

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Rome – Roma Marina Yachting

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The arrival of Roma Marina Yachting in October 2015 transformed this historic port into one of the world’s most captivating megayacht destinations near a city that has witnessed 20 centuries of history. From Roma Marina Yachting, guests can reach the pearls of the Mediterranean, including Capri, Procida and Ischia Ponza, and the further off islands of Sardinia, Corsica and Sicily. The yachting set can also adventure on dry land – in less than an hour they can be in Rome, or amongst the Etruscan ruins in the beautiful, ancient region of Tuscia.

So when you are planning your next megayacht seafaring adventure, be sure to consider these incredible marinas. Whether your travels take you to the shimmering shores of Dubai or the splendid, historic Mediterranean, these are some of the most beautiful places to dock your spectacular vessel. And be sure to check out our Yacht Buyers Guide and comprehensive Yacht Builder Directory for more invaluable insight, and be sure to stay up on all the latest yacht content from your friends at Jetset .

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See Mark Zuckerberg’s glossy new $300M, 287-foot superyacht ‘Launchpad’

All aboard S.S. Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly gifted himself a $300 million megayacht, dubbed “Launchpad,” ahead of his 40th birthday.

The staggering 387-foot-long vessel was seen floating at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., after arriving at its berth earlier this week, The Sun reported Thursday.

The multi-layered luxury ship’s sleek exterior was designed by Espen Øino International and boasts a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, according to SuperYacht Times.

Reportedly ranking as the 45th largest yacht in the world, the interiors are just as aesthetically pleasing and reportedly executed by Zuretti Interior Design company, a France-based company specializing in unique and custom yacht design.

The breathtakingly beautiful floater stands out with a navy blue theme matching an American flag perched proudly on its wood-paneled stern.

There are several outdoor areas where the social media maven will be able to relax with his family and the indoor levels feature glass paneling allowing for tons of natural light.

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There also appears to be a helipad perfect for whenever the Facebook co-founder wants to travel to his vessel by air.

The Feadship-built yacht, built in 2022, can comfortably fit 24 guests aboard, requires a crew of 48, and is said to cost $30 million a year for upkeep and usage, according to Superyachtfan.com .

Boatworld insiders have been buzzing with speculation that Zuckerberg is the owner of the newly minted mega-cruise ever since it made its main voyage from the Netherlands last week.

The tech titan was spotted touring the Russian-commissioned megayacht in early March, though the impressive boat didn’t arrive stateside until this week due to sanctions, according to The Sun.

The website reported that Zuckerberg purchased the pricey yacht – along with its own $30 million partner boat — most likely as an early 40th birthday present to himself.

The boat reportedly traveled to Florida after being granted special permission to be imported just weeks ahead of Zuckerberg’s birthday on May 14.

Zuckerberg’s yacht is just 30 feet shorter than the length of fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos’ 417-foot megayacht Koru, which the Amazon boss snagged for a whopping $500 million.

Zuckerberg’s rep did not immediately respond to Page Six’s request for comment.

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