Yachts are something which has never failed to impress anyone. While the initial phase of yachts saw them being a fairly simple vessel with basic accommodation, the yachts have changed a lot over the changing times. It surely won’t be wrong to say that yachts are now regarded as a symbol of luxury too. The reasons for this fact can be anything from the yachts in movies to increasing interest of people in yachts.
As the ownership of yachts started becoming more of a style statement, the world saw more luxurious touch coming in. It all started at the beginning of the 20th century when wealthy individuals started commissioning the construction of large private yachts. These yachts are not only built with the latest technology but have everything that an individual can’t even think of. Be it exclusive material for interior decoration, extra utilities or anything, you name it and you get it. Read on to know about the surprising 10 most expensive yachts in the world
The $1.5 billion is amongst the most expensive yachts in the world. It was owned by the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. Eclipse has space which supports 24 guest cabins, two swimming pools, hot tubs, disco halls. To add to these, it has two helicopter pads, three launch boats, and even a mini-submarine.
This luxury yacht was recently delivered to fortunate Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan for a whopping $650 million. The interior designing has been done by French interior decorator Christophe Leoni which has been described as “sophisticated and luxurious in a turn of the century Empire style”. Azzam has been in news for not only its price but also due to its large size.