Yachts are synonymous to affluence and the billionaires around the world do not hesitate in showing this off. Throwing extravagant parties and enjoying vacation in the ocean seems like the perfect way of having a billionaire’s party. There are people who have spend millions and billions of dollars to get the yacht of their dreams. Yachts are already as expensive as they can be but did you know the world’ most expensive yacht is whopping $4.8 billion. In this article, we will discuss such 10 most expensive yachts in the world 2023-2024, their price, who owns them and much more.
10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World in 2023
The table provides the list of the top 10 most expensive yachts in the world along with their price and owner.
|History Supreme||$4.8 Billion||Robert Kuok*|
|Eclipse||$1.5 Billion||Roman Abramovich|
|Streets of Monaco||$1 Billion||Yacht Island Design|
|Azzam||$600 Million||Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan|
|Al Said||$600 Million||Sultan of Oman|
|Topaz||$527 Million||Mansour Al Nahyan|
|Sailing Yacht A||$400 Million||Andrey Melnichenko|
|Dubai||$400 Million||Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum|
|Serene||$350 Million||Mohammed bin Salman|
|Radiant||$320 Million||Abdulla Al Futtaim|
*actual owner not disclosed
World’s 10 Most Expensive Yachts 2023
Now that you know the world’s 10 most expensive yachts, let us learn a little bit more about them in detail.
1. History Supreme
History Supreme is the world’s most expensive yacht that costs approximately $4.8 Billion. The yacht was designed by Stuart Hughes and it took almost 3 years to complete. Gold, platinum accents, meteoric stone and genuine dinosaur bone has been used in the making of this elegant yacht. History Supreme was designed for an anonymous Malaysian businessman (reportedly Robert Kuok, the owner of Shangri-la hotel chain).
The Eclipse yacht is the property of Russian politician and business tycoon Roman Abramovich and is made by the renowned German shipbuilding company Blohm + Voss. The yacht features 24 guest cabins, two helicopter pads, two swimming pools, a disco hall and many more amenities. Eclipse is one of the longest and most expensive yachts in the world.
3. Streets of Monaco
The Streets of Monacois another billion dollar luxury yacht designed and manufactured by Yacht Island Design. This yacht is the floating replica of the Monaco city and features everything from Monte Carlo casino to go-kart track and even the Monaco Grand Prix track. The Oasis is the main point of attraction of this yacht which is the main boarding and entertainment area.
Not just one of the most expensive but Azzam is also the world’s largest private motor yacht. The yacht was owned by the former ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan till his death in May 2022. Designed by Nauta Yachts and Christophe Leoni (interior), Azzam reportedly costs around 600 million dollars. Also Read Richest Presidents and Prime Minister in the world
5. Al Said
Al Said is a stunning luxury yacht designed by no other than veteran designer Espen Oeino and owned by the Sultan of Oman. While under manufacturing, the yacht was given the name Project Sunflower. One of the longest yacht in the world, Al Said can accommodate 70 guests and 174 crew members. Its estimated price is about $600 million.
Owned by Mansour Al Nahyan, a billionaire from Abu Dhabi, Topaz ranks sixth in the list of 10 most expensive yachts in the world 2023. 147 meters in length and 21.5 m in beam, Topaz is one of the largest yachts and costs around $527 million. This yacht is also known as M/Y A+ and was launched in May 2012.
7. Sailing Yacht A
Sailing Yacht A, designed by Philippe Starck, is one of the most innovative and advanced super-yachts ever manufactured. A (sailing yacht) is also the largest private sail-assisted motor yacht in the world. The yacht is currently owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko but was seized recently due to the EU’s sanctions (Russia’s invasion of Ukraine).
With an estimated cost of whopping 400 million dollars, Dubai is one of the most expensive yachts in the world. Designed by Blohm + Voss and owned by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the yacht features a dining room for 90 guests, a disco, a cinema, a submarine, a squash court, ten swimming pools and much more.
Serene is a luxurious private super yacht that can accommodate up to 24 guests in 12 suites and includes a dance floor, spa, beauty salon, beach club, gym, deck jacuzzi, etc. This yacht was originally designed for Russian vodka tycoon Yuri Shefler who later sold it to Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia. It has an estimated cost of $350 million.
Radiant is a mega yacht owned by Emirati billionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim which has made its name among the 10 most expensive yachts in the world 2023. The yacht features a swimming pool, beach club, massage room, deck jacuzzi, gym, movie theater, etc and can accommodate up to 20 passengers.