The World’s Greatest Yachts

There are yachts and then there are mega yachts, not all of us are lucky enough to set foot on a mega yacht let alone even see one. If you are you know that they are a truly extraordinary thing, a thing of beauty and grace. They are designed with such style and innovation that they are truly something to marvel, you cannot help to stare should you come across one in your time. Of course, there are some that are better than others, here are the top 5 biggest yachts in the world

Al Said

At 155 meters or almost 509 feet Al Said is a true marvel. It belongs to Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman and is docked in Oman. It was built by Lurssen Yachts and delivered in 2008. It has a top speed of 25 knots and a giant concert hall that can accommodate a 50-piece orchestra. As well as accommodation for up to 65 decks, a helipad and a cinema, making it pure entertainment on the sea.


Coming in at 156 meters and almost 512 feet the Dilbar is the largest yacht by square footage although not by length. It has a record breaking 180 cubic meter swimming pool on board as well as many other fantastic features that make it one of the greatest yachts on the sea.


Another vast beauty this vessel comes in at 162 meters or over 531 feet. Although originally built for Prince Jefri of Brunei it is now the yacht of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum of Dubai. This yacht is thoroughly equipped with many toys such as a swimming pool, cinema, disco and plenty of water toys including a small submarine should you want to explore what is going on below the surface.


With over 5 years of design work poured into the Eclipse is a truly beautiful vessel. It was launched in December 2010 as was at the time the largest yacht in the world. The yacht can accommodate up to three helicopters and has a swimming pool that turns into a dance floor, making this the perfect destination for your next yacht party, just try not to get lost on board.


Currently the world largest yacht at 180 meters or almost 593 feet the Azzam is another amazing yacht from Lurssen Yachts. Not much is known yet, except that the interior design is styled after the relaxed French empire style and that it is apparently being built for the royal family of Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates. It also has an impressive speed at over 31 knots. Making it a truly impressive yacht, not just in speed but in size and overall design. Most definitely earning the title of the greatest yacht in the world.

Yachts are impressive feats of engineering, even the small ones earn their names as they sale across waters proving joy and entertainment to their many passengers, should you even have the privilege of being aboard a mega yacht do not take it lightly.

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