Published on : 18 August 20203 min reading time
If personalities rush to buy at least one yacht, it is because it is a true sign of wealth. Being the proud owner of a luxury boat adds a certain distinction and elegance to your qualities. Moreover, the yacht is not only used to embark quickly to the place of your dreams, but it is also prized for spending unique moments of relaxation. Who owns the most expensive yachts? An overview of those owners who have paid the price to acquire the most beautiful or most sophisticated vessel in the world.
From the most design to the largest
Also called the superyacht, the History Supreme, belonging to an unknown personality, is the most expensive yacht in the world. It has an estimated value of 4.8 billion dollars. Consisting of extravagant elements made of gold, diamonds and other expensive materials, it is truly the most refined on the list. In second place is the Streets of Monaco, with a value of $1.2 billion. Being the largest design yacht in the world, it impresses with its many local attractions (casino, swimming pool, restaurant). It is still waiting for its owner. Next comes the Eclipse, which has a cost of $997 million. This yacht, which looks like a warship, was custom built by its owner Roman Abramovich.
Yachts as beautiful as they are powerful
Among the owners of the 10 most expensive yachts in the world, the wealthy Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan is ranked fourth on the list. This President of the United Arab Emirates and Amir of Abu Dhabi owns the huge yacht named Azzam. Valued at $650 million, this luxury boat is 180 m long and is considered the most complex ever built. The Sailing Yacht A, of which Andrei Melnichenkoun is the proud owner, is the 5th most expensive yacht in the world. Its cost is estimated at $400 million. It is a futuristic design yacht, which is not only beautiful and big, but also comfortable and fast. In 6th place is the classic Dubai, worth $350 million and owned by the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates.
Luxury and originality in the spotlight
On the 7th place, the “A” yacht estimated at 300 million dollars, is a special order from Russian businessmen named Alexandera and Andrey Melnichenko. Built by German engineers and French designers, it has the exceptional appearance of a giant submarine. The rich American David Geffen is the proud owner of the magnificent Pelorus, which comes in 8th position with a cost of $300 million, but also of the Sun Rising, which is estimated at $250 million (thus ranked 9th). Finally, the Lady Moura is ranked 10th among the most expensive yachts in the world. This ship, which fascinates with its luxurious appearance and six decks, is owned by Nasser Al-Rashid.