Top 9 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World

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9. Tatoosh: $100 million

Tatoosh is a 301 ft private yacht owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Tatoosh is now the world’s 26th largest superyacht.
The Yacht was originally built for mobile phone magnate Craig McCaw. It was built at Rendsburg  in Germany  by Nobiskrug  and delivered in June 2000. Design and Construction was done by Kusch Yachts. Tatoosh was purchased by Paul Allen in 2001 at cost of $100 million.

most expensive luxury yacht Tatoosh Top 9 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World


Tatoosh’s features include:
* Five decks;
* a master Greg suite, a saloon and other rooms on the top deck;
* a saloon with a French limestone fireplace, a dining area, staterooms and a ladies’ powder room on the main deck;
* a shaded six-foot (max. 1.6 m) deep swimming pool with adjustable floor in depth, located aft on the main deck beneath a full overhang;[5]
* a movie theater;
* facilities to transport two helicopters on the top two decks;
* a custom Hinckley powerboat (about a 40 footer (12 m));
* a Hinckley sailboat of about 40 feet (12 m);
* 5 sea doo’s

8. Annaliesse: $103 million

Annaliesse is 280 feet length yacht. Annaliesse is one of the largest yacht for charter. The yacht has a full-service spa, meeting room, dining room, salon, children’s play area and a library/theater room with a 100″ screen. The owner’s stateroom has a king-size bed, a 42-inchTV and panoramic windows that can be covered with a remote control. Beside that, there are 15 other staterooms. The yacht itself can accommodate 36 passengers. Other than that, there are many common areas with sofas and armchairs scattered amidst marble columns. The yacht is listed at $103 million.

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7. $116 million – Alysia

Alysia is a luxury  charter yacht owned by Greek businessman Andreas Liveras. Alysia is number 38 on the List of motor yachts by length. It was constructed in steel during 2006 by the Neorion ship-yard.

Alysia has a large jacuzzi, two outside bars, water jets, diving equipment, fishing equipment and a small speed boat used for dives away from the yacht. The staterooms include a small cinema, large conference room and small restaurant.

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6. Pelorus: $130 million

Pelorus is the world’s sixteenth largest luxury yacht at 377 feet 3 inches (115 metres) in length. It was built at the Lürssen  yard in Bremen, Germany  to the design of Tim Heywood and was launched in 2003.

It was briefly owned by a Saudi businessman who sold it to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich the following year. Abramovich had it refitted to his own requirements by Blohm & Voss. This included the addition of a second helicopter pad forward, four new zero-speed stabilizers and modifications to the exhaust, mast and stern.

Pelorus is powered by two 5,500-hp Wärtsilä 12v 26 engines which will do a maximum 19 knots but often cruises between 12 to 14 knots. Details about the interiors are scant, as Abramovich is protective of his family’s privacy and highly security conscious.

most expensive luxury yacht Pelorus Top 9 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World


5. Octopus: $200 million

Octopus is currently the world’s ninth largest superyacht, owned by Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, to whom she was delivered in 2003. Octopus sports two helicopters on the top deck (one in front and one on the back), and a 63-foot (19 m) tender docked in the transom (one of seven aboard). The yacht also has a pool on board, located aft on one of her upper decks, and two submarines: one operated by remote control for studying the bottom of the ocean. Side hatches at the water line form a dock for jet skis.

The exterior was designed by Espen Øino Naval Architects and built by the German shipbuilders Lürssen in Bremen and HDW in Kiel. Her hull is made of steel. The interior was designed by American designer Jonathan Quinn Barnett of Seattle.

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4. Rising Sun: $200 Million

Rising Sun is a motor yacht designed by the late Jon Bannenberg, and built by Germany’s  Lürssen, is currently co-owned by Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, and David Geffen. The yacht is the 6th largest in the world with a length of almost 138 meters (453 ft).

It is equipped with:

* Four MTU 20V 8000 M90 diesel engines giving an output of 36,000 kW (50,000 hp)
* Four propellers that enable it to reach a cruising speed of 28 knots (52 km/h)
* 82 rooms on five stories with a total living area said to be in excess of 8,000 square meters
* Onyx countertops
* Jacuzzi bathrooms
* A gymnasium/spa and sauna
* An extensive wine cellar
* A master bath/bedroom
* A private cinema with a giant plasma screen
* 3,300 m² of teak-layered deck space
* A basketball court on the main deck (can be used as a helicopter pad if necessary)

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Rising Sun

3. Lady Moura: $210 million

Lady Moura is a private superyacht. It was pronounced the 11th largest private yacht in the year 2006 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. It is owned by Nasser Al-Rashid, a Saudi Arabian businessman.

Both the hull and the superstructure are made of steel. The propulsion plant consists of two KHD-MWM diesel engines, each with a power of 5050 kW (over 6700 bhp), and controllable pitch propellers producing a speed of over 20 knots. A crafty hydraulically-operated system of shell ports, doors, flaps, roofs, bath platforms, gangways and cranes provide the most possible ease of operation and comfort. Even the boats, anchors, liferafts and navigation lanterns are hidden behind covers and do not disturb the aesthetics of the yacht. Both the name and the escutcheon that can be seen at port, starboard and at Stern are carved in 24 carat gold.


* Length overall: 105.8 m (344 ft)
* Breadth: 18.5 m
* Draught: 5.5 m
* Speed: 20 kn
* Yacht name: Lady Moura
* Launch: 1990
* Owner: Nasser Al-Rashid (ex-wife owns Phocea)
* Builder: Blohm + Voss, Germany
* Naval architect: Luigi Sturchio – Diana Yacht Design
* Hull: Steel
* Engines: 2 x 6,868 hp Deutz-MWM
* Tender: On board helicopter
* 10th largest “private yacht” in 2005
* Photo date: June 15, 2005 19:11:07
* Locations: Monaco, Palma de Mallorca, Porto Cervo
* Registered: Nassau

most expensive luxury yacht Lady Moura Top 9 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World

Lady Moura

2. Dubai: $350 Million

Dubai is the current 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 524 feet, 10 inches (162 m) long, is the second largest yacht in the world after Eclipse.

Formerly known under the project names “Panhandle” and “Platinum”, the yacht was built by Blohm + Voss and Lürssen. It was bought by Platinum Yachts FZCO of Dubai, UAE, and shipped to Dubai in a floating dock. The partly finished steel hull and superstructure were completed by Platinum Yachts, who also managed the interior design to match the requirements of the new owner, completed the interior and exterior outfitting of the yacht and delivered the vessel in 2006 complete with full Lloyds Register certification.

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1. Eclipse: $1.2 Billion

M/Y Eclipse is a luxury yacht constructed by Blohm + Voss in Hamburg, Germany. The yacht is owned by Roman Abramovich, the exact length is unknown, however is believed to be over 164 metres (538 ft) long, and is due to be delivered to Abramovich in 2010 after the finishing touches have been applied. This makes Eclipse the world’s largest private yacht, 11 metres (36 ft) longer than the Dubai, which belongs to Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai.Her initial cost was estimated at € 340 million (circa $485 million US), but a September 2009 report indicated that final costs could approach $1.2 billion US (€ 800 million).

Eclipse has two helicopter pads, 11 guest cabins, two swimming pools, several hot tubs and a disco hall. She also comes equipped with three launch boats, and a mini-submarine that is capable of submerging to 50 meters. Approximately 70 crew members are needed to operate the yacht.

For security, Eclipse is fitted with intruder detection systems and a German-built missile defence system. The windows in Abramovich’s master suite and the yacht’s bridge are also fitted with bullet-proof glass and both are armor plated. The yacht is also equipped with an anti-paparazzi shield in the form of lasers that sweep the surroundings, and when they detect a CCD, they fire a bolt of light right at the camera to obliterate any photograph. According to The Times, these don’t run all the time, so friends and guests should still be able to grab snaps. Instead, they will be activated when guards spot likely professional photographers nearby. Eclipse was launched on 12 June 2009.

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2 Responses to “Top 9 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World”

  1. These may be the top 9 most expensive yachts but they sure are worth it. I bet these boats have more mod cons and top gadgets than the majority of our homes on dry land have.

    True paradise…

  2. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D lol

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