25 Most Expensive Private Yachts


Russian sheikhs and Russian tycoons constantly spend their holidays in their big yachts, with pools, basketball courts and upstairs, concert halls.

The maximum paid for a luxury yacht is $ 4.8 billion and was purchased by a Malaysian businessman in 2011.

25. Rising Sun- $200 million

Rising Sun


Rising Sun is a motor yacht designed by Jon Bannenberg, and built in 2004 by Germany’s Lürssen for Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, and last refitted in 2007. Rising Sun has been owned since 2010 by David Geffen, who had bought a half share of the yacht in late 2006, read more.

24. Al Salamah- $200 million

Al Salamah


Al Salamah is a motor yacht which was the property of the late Saudi Arabian crown prince, Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz. At the time of its construction, it was the third largest motor yacht in the world. In 2009 it was 5th largest in the world but has moved to number 7 in 2011, read more .


23. Ecstasea-: $200 million



Ecstasea is a luxury yacht. The biggest Feadship built when she was launched, in June 2009 she was sold by her original owner, the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, to an unknown purchaser by yacht brokers Merle Wood. Ordered by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, Ecstasea was built in 2004 as the largest Feadship ever built, read more .


22. Octopus- Price: undisclosed



Octopus is a 414 foot (126 m) megayacht owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. It is one of the world’s largest and most recognizable yachts. Launched in 2003, Octopus is a private vessel that is regularly lent out for exploration projects, scientific research initiatives and rescue missions, read more .


21. Project Mars-  $161.8 million

Project Mars


Project Mars is a unique 90 metre motor yacht concept, begun with an owner’s idea but continued with a shipyard’s passion. With naval architecture by Fincantieri and design by H2 Yacht Design,  read more .


20.  Eos-  $150 million



The Eos is a three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner. The ship is one of the largest private sailing yachts in the world, and as of 2009 was owned by movie and media billionaire Barry Diller, husband of fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg. According to a 2007 article in Harper’s Bazaar, read more .


19. Pelorus- $130 million



Commissioned by a Saudi Arabian businessman, Pelorus was built at the Lürssen yard in Bremen, Germany to the design of Tim Heywood and launched in 2003. It was sold to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich in 2004. Abramovich had it refitted by Blohm & Voss, adding a second helicopter pad (forward), four zero-speed stabilizers, and modifications to the exhaust, mast, and stern, read more.


18. Maltese Falcon- $$120 million

Maltese Falcon


Maltese Falcon is a full rigged ship using DynaRig technology, which was built by Perini Navi in Tuzla, İstanbul, and commissioned by her first owner, Tom Perkins. She is one of the world’s most complex and largest sailing yachts at 88 m (289 ft), similar in size to the Athena and Eos. The vessel dropped her BVI flag in 2008 and was purchased by Pleon Ltd, read more .


17. Ambrosia- $119 million




Ambrosia features diesel-electric Azipod propulsion which brings to yachting a level of fuel-efficiency, safety and quiet, flexible operation previously seen only in commercial and military ships, read more .



16. Alysia-  $116 million



Alysia is a luxury charter Motor yacht owned by Greek businessman Andreas Liveras. She is number 38 on the List of motor yachts by length. She was constructed in steel during 2006 by the Neorion ship-yard for a cost of about 116 million EUR. This made her Forbes magazine’s most expensive yacht in the world for 2006, read more .

15. Annliese-  $103 million



The 98.43ft custom Motor yacht ‘Anneliese’ was built by Schiffswert Hammeln in Germany at their Hameln shipyard , she was delivered to her owner in 1972, read more .


14. Tatoosh- $100 million



Tatoosh is a 303-foot (92 m) private yacht owned by Paul Allen, who also owns the 416-foot (127 m) Octopus. She is now the world’s 43rd largest superyacht, read more .


13. Le Grande Bleu- $90 million

Le Grand Bleu

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Le Grand Bleu is one of the largest private yachts in the world at 113-metre (371 ft) in length. She was built at the Bremer Vulkan yard in Bremen, Germany, and was launched in 2000. She was designed by Stefano Pastrovich and constructed by Kusch Yachts. She was previously owned by John McCaw, Jr., an American businessman, read more .


12. Meteor yacht- $46 million

Meteor Yacht


The 169.26ft /51.59m Royal Huisman 45m Long Range Cuiser‘Meteor’ was built in 2007 by Royal Huisman and last refitted in 2017, read more .


11. Octopus Yacht – $ 200 million


Octopus was built-in 2003 and refitted in 2008. It is owned by Paul Allen, who also owns Tatoosh, another of the world’s 100 largest yachts, and RV Petrel, a highly advanced deep water research vessel. Allen has loaned Octopus, which is equipped with a submarine and ROV, read more .

10. Al Mirqab Yacht – $ 250 million



Al Mirqab is one of the largest motor yachts ever built. The yacht belongs to former Qatar’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The yacht was built at Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth yard in Germany, read more .

09. Dilbar Yacht – $ 256 million




Dilbar is a super-yacht launched on 14 November 2015 at the German Lürssen shipyard and delivered in 2016. She was built as Project Omar. The interior design of Dilbar was designed by Andrew Winch and the exterior by Espen Oeino. Dilbar, while currently the fourth longest, is considered to be the largest yacht in the world by volume, read more .

08. Al Said Yacht – $ 300 million

al sa

Al Said is a luxury yacht owned by the Sultan Qaboos of Oman. The yacht was ordered to be made in 2006, by Lürssen. The ship was code named Project Sunflower during its construction. It is currently the world’s highest displacement super-yacht (15,850 tons), the most powerful (16,500kW) and fifth longest super-yacht (155m), read more .

07. Dubai Yacht – $ 400 million



Dubai is the name of a yacht currently owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai and the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. This vessel is 162 metres (531 ft) long, is the third largest yacht in the world read more .

06. Motor Yacht A – $ 400 million


M/Y A is a luxury motor yacht designed by Philippe Starck and engineered by naval architect Martin Francis. She was built by the Blohm + Voss shipyard at the HDW deepwater facility in Kiel.[She was ordered in November 2004, and delivered in 2008, read more .


05. The Serene Yacht – $ 560 million



Serene is one of the world’s largest private superyachts. Built by Italian shipyard Fincantieri, Serene was delivered to its owner in August 2011. At delivery, she was one of the 10 largest yachts in the world with an overall length of 133.9 m (439 ft 4 in) and a beam of 18.5 m (60 ft 8 in),read more .

04. Rising Sun Yacht – $ 590 million


Rising Sun is a motor yacht designed by Jon Bannenberg, and built in 2004 by Germany’s Lürssen for Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, and last refitted in 2007. Rising Sun has been owned since 2010 by David Geffen, read more .

03. The Azzam Yacht –$ 600 million



Azzam (Arab. “resolute”) is a private yacht built by Lürssen Yachts. Azzam was launched on 5 April 2013 at 180 metres (590 ft) in length as the largest private motor yacht in the world. She has a beam of 20.8 m (68’4″) and an unusually shallow draft of 4.3 m (14’1″), read more.

02. The Eclipse Yacht – $ 1.9 million



M/Y Eclipse is a luxury motor yacht built by Blohm+Voss of Hamburg, Germany. Her exterior and interior were designed by Terence Disdale. The yacht was delivered to Russian businessman, Roman Abramovich on 9 December 2010. At 162.5 metres (533 ft 2 in) long, read more .

01. The History Supreme Yacht – $ 4.8 million



The worlds most unique yacht â HISTORY SUPREME â probably the most expensive.This project was commissioned for Stuart Hughes of Liverpool U.K. from an anonymous leading Malaysian business man.At 100ft the yacht took 3 years to complete, read more .



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