Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012


Traveling with yacht is the rich hobbies. Yacht is equipped with full of luxury facilities. The wealth in the world is trying to make their yacht as beautiful as possible, hence it makes the yacht become most expensive yacht in the world in term of price. There’s a lot of facilities in the most expensive yacht in this list. You can find various of luxury thing there that vary from luxurious interior, helicopter with its helipad, swimming pool even there’s submarine and artificial beach on the expensive yacht. Let’s take a look at the most expensive yachts in detail one by one

10. Tatoosh: $100 million

Tatoosh is 301-foot Yacht owned by Paul Allen, the Co-founder. You can also see below that He also own Octopus. What’s the facility inside? You can mention own theatre, swimming pool, Helipad that available for 2 helicopters and you can also see lobster tank that will be available to serve food for entire passenger. It’s quite complete to call this a luxury mega yacht right?

most expensive yacht Tatoosh Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Tatoosh

9. Annaliesse: $103 million

More than 50 persons can be loaded easily on Annaliesse that has 280-foot length in 15 staterooms. This mega yacht can spoil the passenger with full service of Spa, Salon, Children play even library and 100-inch screen Movie Theater . The main stateroom has its own panoramic windows with king-size bed.

most expensive yacht Annaliesse Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Annaliesse

8. Alysia: $116 million

Alysia is 290-foot luxury charter yacht owned by Andreas Liveras, a Greek Businessman. This yacht has a master stateroom that equipped with private deck, jacuzzi and King size bed. This yacht has five decks and was constructed by Neorion Ship-yard in 2006. You can also make underwater escape with a pair of “scuba scooters” on this yacht.

most expensive yacht Alysia Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Alysia

7. Ecstasea: $129 million

This yacht was one of the “toys” of Roman Abramovich, Chelsea owner, before sold in June 2009 to an unknow American. Ecstasea is 250 foot mega yacht that built with Asian style interior design along with bamboo furniture by Terence Disdale and De Voogt Naval Architects. The yacht itself was built in 2004 by the famous shipyard of Royal Van Lent. You can find disco, sauna and Turkish bath here. You may arrive on the yacht by a helicopted as this yacht has retractable helipad.

most expensive yacht Ecstasea Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Ecstasea

6. Pelorus: $130 million

Pelorus is another yacht of Roman Abramovic. It’s 337 feet and 3 inches in length. It was built for Saudi Businessman by the Lürssen yard in Bremen, Germany with the design by Tim Heywood and was launched in 2003. After owned by Roman, the yacht was refitted by adding helipad, zero speed stabilizers and other additional feature. The yacht is full of toys like jet skis and wave runners with up to 46 crews that will serve the guests.

most expensive yacht Pelorus Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Pelorus

5. Octopus: $200 million

Octopus is another mega yacht owned by Paul Allen. It’s 416 foot yacht with 40 crew that ready to serve. The ships are also a “garage” of 7 smallers boats, two helicopters and 10 person submarine. Octopus was built by the German shipbuilders Lürssen in Bremen and HDW in Kiel and designed by Jonathan Quinn Barnett from Seattle.

most expensive yacht Octopus Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Octopus

4. Rising Sun: $200 Million

This yacht was desined by the late Jon Bannenberg. Rising Sun was built by Germany’s Lürssen. It’s co-owned by Larry Elisson of Oracle and David Geffen. It’s 453 feet with lot of facilities. You can mention luxury facilities such as Onyx countertops,Jacuzzi bathrooms, A gymnasium/spa and sauna,An extensive wine cellar, A private cinema with a giant plasma screen. Totally it has 82 rooms.

most expensive yacht Rising Sun Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Rising Sun

3. Lady Moura: $210 million

Lady Moura was built in 1990 by Blohm + Voss, Germany with the order from the current owner Prince Nasser al-Rashid. The yacht is very large that it have some trouble to enter some harbor like Monte Carlo. The yacht itself has 60 crews. The yacht has a pool with retractable roof. The special feature is that this ship has mock of beachfront complete with sand and palm.

most expensive yacht Lady Moura Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Lady Moura

2. Dubai: $350 Million

Dubai is formerly known as “Panhandle” and “Platinum”. The yacht is 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 yacht is 524 ft and 10 inches (162 m) long. The interior of the yacht designed by Philippe Starck. This yacht can host 115 guests with 88 crews. It has large pool, squash court, helipad and small aircraft hanger.

most expensive yacht Dubai Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Dubai

1. Eclipse: $1.2 Billion

Eclipse was launched on June 12th, 2009. It’s a mega yacht owned by Romah Abramovich. It’s 528 feet (164 metres) and become the world’s largest private yacht. Eclipse has 2 helicopter pads, 11 guest cabins and 2 swimming pools. It also has several hot tubs and disco hall. You can find 3 launch boats and mini submarine that can submerging to 50 meters. The yacht is operated by 70 crew members. This yacht was constructed by Blohm + Voss in Hamburg, Germany. It’s fitted with intruder detection systems and a German-built missile defense system. It’s also reported to be equipped with an anti-paparazzi shield in the form of lasers that sweep the surroundings, and when they detect a CCD. It’s such a luxury yacht with high technology inside.

most expensive yacht Eclipse Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World 2012

Eclipse

Do you want to own the most expensive yacht in the world? I guess you should prepare enough money not just for buying it but also for its maintenance and insurance.