What would you do with a yacht

Photo galleryTop 10 largest luxury yachts in the world

The big luxury yachts are the domain of the super-rich. Above all, Russian and Arab billionaires are involved in the race for the largest, most luxurious and most expensive yacht. The ships are often built in Germany. The Lürssen shipyard in particular is considered a good address for such ships. The yachts offer space for helicopters, jacuzzis, tennis courts and the almost obligatory cinema room. These are the largest luxury yachts and their owners.

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# 10 SY A

# 10 SY A: The only sailing yacht in this ranking belongs to Russian billionaire Andrei Melnichenko. The three-master has a total of eight decks and a transparent keel, so that one can observe the underwater world below deck. Should there be a lull, diesel engines provide the necessary propulsion.

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# 9 Mahrousa

# 9 Mahrousa: By far the oldest ship in this ranking is the Mahrousa. The 145 meter long ship is now used by tourists for Nile cruises. However, since its completion in 1865, it has long been privately owned by various Egyptian presidents.

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# 8 Prince Abdulaziz:

# 8 Prince Abdulaziz: One of the few ships that was not built by a German shipyard. The Danish shipyard Helsingor designed the 147-meter-long ship for the Saudi King Fahd ibn Abd al-Aziz. After his death it passed into the possession of his half-brother Abdullah. She is still considered to be the longest yacht of the 20th century. After being launched in 1984, she was the largest luxury yacht in the world for 22 years. It was only in 2006 that this top position could be challenged.

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# 7 Topaz

# 7 Topaz: The home port of the 147 meter long ship is in George Town, the capital of the Cayman Islands. Sheikh Zayid Al Nahyan's mega-yacht was built by the German Lürssen shipyard. The Sheikh is also known as the major shareholder in the British football club Manchester City.

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# 6 Al Said

# 6 Al Said: The 155 meter long ship was handed over to the Sultanate of Oman from the Lürssen shipyard. Now the Sultan Qaboos ibn Said uses it as a royal yacht. The ship should have a cinema, a concert hall and an entire sauna area. The total of six decks have a total area of ​​more than 8,000 square meters.