The super rich or billionaires can just buy anything that they want. But, being a billionaire seems incomplete if you don’t have your own, huge, and really expensive boast. An expensive boat is the one that provide all comforts of a home and all features of a luxurious lifestyle. These are so lavish and well equipped that those sailing on them would want nothing else in life, but just a ride that should never end. More than anything else, these expensive boats are a symbol of wealth and power. Let’s take a look at 8 most expensive and truly amazing boasts in the world.
8. Lady Moura – $210 Million
Owned by Nasser Al-Rashid, this name of the boat is written on the ship with 24-karat pure gold. Nasser Al-Rashid is a Saudi based multi-billionaire. Even though not much has been ever spoken about this boat, the price tag of $210 million dollars that comes along is enough to imagine the level of opulence, comfort, luxury and amenities that it offers.
7. Al Mirqab – $250 Million
Owned by the Prime Minister of Qatar – Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the design and theme of the boat was done by Tim Heywood, while the construction was taken care of by Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth yard. This $250 million worth boat has 10 suites, which can accommodate up to 24 guests. There is a movie theatre, pool, helipad, sun deck and two VIP rooms for the owner.
6. Dilbar – $263 million
Owned by A Russian businessman, Alisher Usmanov, this boast was constructed in the year 2008. Alisher named the boat after his mother. In fact, this boat was also designed by a world renowned designer and architecture Tim Heywood. The Dilbar can accommodate 20 guests and a crew of 45.
5. Al Said – $300 million
Owned by Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al from Oman, this boat is made in aluminum superstructure. The Al Said name is taken from the middle name of the owner itself. The boat was constructed in the year 2007 and became world’s second largest. Al Said is worth $300 million and can cater up to 70 guests and a crew of 154.
4. Superyacht A – $323 million
Owned by a Russian billionaire, Andrei Melnichenko, this gorgeous looking boat is best known for its scintillating and unique design. Built by world renowned creator, architect and designer – Philppe Starck the boat garnered quite a lot of discussion during its construction days. It is relatively small and can only accommodate 14 guests with 43 crew members. .
3. Dubai – $350 million
This boat has quite an interesting story. It was originally commissioned by Jefri Bolkiah, the Prince of Brunei in 1996. But the construction stopped due to lack of funds. However, in 2001, Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the PM of UAE took over the project and got it completed. Named – the 525, this mega boat boasts all the prerequisites of a swimming pool, helipad, and spa. It is also known as the “floating city” because it features almost all the amenities and things that any individual could ask for,
2. Eclipse – $800 million
It is a great monetary l jump from the third most expensive boat, but this 528 foot long yacht accommodates a crew of 70, about 24 guest rooms, two helipads and one mini submarine. It also features a Fancy bar. Thinking of getting a scotch and taking a submarine down in the ocean? Yes, you can with Eclipse. This boat belongs to a Russian billionaire – Roman Abromovich. It is best known for its distinctive look, features and well-designed defense system. The boat incorporates its own theft detecting system which can detect cameras and boasts anti-paparazzi laser shield to scan and block surrounding prying camera lenses.
1. History Supreme – $4.8 billion
This boat is worth $4.8 billion. Let the feeling sink for a moment. Sigh! The difference between the second most expensive and most expensive boast is also quite a noticeable thing. Owned by a Malaysian businessman, this boat has given altogether a new meaning to luxury and excess. The boat is decorated with original dinosaurs’ bones and tiny meteorites. Over 100,000 kg of gold and precious stones has been used to boost the elegance and grandeur. The History Supreme is built by Stuart Hughes and Company. The company took over three years to hand over the project to the owner. The outcome was breathtaking and till date no other boat has been built as such.