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The 15 Most Expensive Yachts in the World

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As superyachts continue to get bigger and more extravagant than ever before, so too do the accompanying price tags. According to the Boats Group’s market index, the average cost of a yacht above 80 feet in the US last year was $5.3 million. As you’ll see below, though, there are a handful of high-end vessels that blow that figure out of the water.

Although it’s difficult to get exact prices in what is a fiercely secretive industry, sales of luxury yachts have surged amid the pandemic and the ultra-wealthy are more willing than ever to fork out for ostentatious ocean goers. Case in point: Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos reportedly parted with $485 million for his Oceanco megayacht that’s currently in build.

Believe it or not, that’s quite a modest price compared to at least half of the entries on this list. Lürssen’s Dilbar , for instance, is rumored to have cost in the ballpark of $800 million. As alluded to, the shipyards behind these lavish, nine-figure designs seldom share details regarding ownership or price. Therefore, the amounts cited here are estimates pulled together from Wikipedia and other reliable sources. Still, the 15 vessels here give you a good idea of what’s possible when money is no object and the best builders in the business are at your whim.

Lürssen: ‘Dilbar’ — $800 Million

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Delivered in 2016, Lürssen’s Dilbar is the largest motor yacht in the world by gross tonnage. It’s also the most expensive with an original price tag in the ballpark of $800 million. Weighing in at 15,917 tons, the monolithic 512-footer is one of the most complex and challenging vessels the German yard has ever built. Penned by Espen Øino, Dilbar features a classic profile and a light ivory hull with bronze accents. Onboard, meanwhile, the elegant interiors were brought to life by Winch Design and outfitted with only the best luxury materials. The pièce de résistance is, of course, the 82-foot swimming pool. Lürssen says it is the largest pool ever to have been installed on a yacht. Seafarers also have access to 41,000 square feet of saloons, staterooms, spas and cinemas to explore. German authorities impounded Dilbar earlier this year after establishing it was linked to a Russian billionaire. According to the US Treasury Department, the yacht is now worth between $600 million and $700 million, with annual maintenance costs of about $60 million.

Blohm+Voss: ‘Eclipse’ — $600 Million

Blohm & Voss "Eclipse" Superyacht

The epic 533-foot Blohm+Voss superyacht Eclipse took half a decade to come to fruition before it was finally delivered to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich in 2010. At that time, it was the largest yacht in the world and certainly one of the most expensive. It has now been 20-odd years and Eclipse still sits at the top of both lists and is estimated to be worth over $600 million. Designed inside and out by Terence Disdale, the vessel is equipped with 17 staterooms, a 185-foot-long owner’s deck with a palatial owner’s suite, a giant swimming pool that doubles as a dance floor, a gym, a beach club and a spa. Other highlights include a helicopter hangar with space for three choppers and a garage that can hold six tenders. On top of that, Eclipse has a top-end speed of 21 knots, with a range of 6,000 nautical miles.

Lürssen: ‘Azzam’ — $600 Million

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Lürssen has proven itself adept at delivering sizable (and expensive) vessels. In fact, the German yard is behind the world’s longest superyacht, which reportedly set one private owner back more than $600 million. Delivered in 2013, Azzam measures just shy of 593 feet and offers a volume of 13,136 GT. Penned by Nauta Yacht, the yacht’s exterior is characterized by a long, sleek forward area and a series of tiers ascending to the skydeck. The interior, meanwhile, was brought to life by Christophe Leoni and showcases luxurious decor inspired by the Empire style of the early 19th century. Azzam is no slouch on the high seas, either, with a top speed of more than 30 knots. Astonishingly, the behemoth only took three years to build after one year of engineering. Azzam also underwent a refit in 2020 that likely resulted in a few more dollars being spent on her.

Lürssen: ‘Al Said’ — $600 Million

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Another nine-figure Lürssen megayacht on the list is Al Saïd . Delivered in 2008, the 508-footer reportedly set the Sultan of Oman roughly $600 million and, well, you can tell. Designed by Espen Øino, Al Saïd ’s exterior is reminiscent of a classic cruise liner with the twin-exhaust stacks in the center of the superstructure. Sporting a steel hull and lightweight aluminum superstructure, the yacht is capable of 25 knots flat out, with a cruising speed of 22 knots. Inside, meanwhile, the contemporary interior was penned by Redman Whiteley Dixon. Highlights include a concert hall that can hold a 50-piece orchestra.

Lürssen: ‘A+’ (Topaz) — $527 Million

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Lürssen megayacht A+ , previously known as Topaz , reportedly cost approximately $527 million (€400 million) to come to fruition. It is the fourth-largest yacht ever built by the German shipyard and was launched back in 2012. It’s rumored that Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, the deputy prime minister of the UAE and owner of Manchester City Football Club, took delivery of the vessel and is the current owner. A+ ’s exterior was penned by Tim Heywood Designs, while her interior was brought to life by Terence Disdale. She is equipped with cabins for 62 guests and 72 crew, as well as two helipads, a pool and a large swim platform. What more do you need?

Fincantieri: ‘Serene’ — $444 Million

A float plane flies over the super yacht Serene during take off in Ketchikan, Alaska Friday morning. Work began on the 493-foot 3-inch yacht in 2007 by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The ship has a crew of 52 and room for 24 guests. The seven deck vessel has landing capabilities for two helicopters and for a submarine and a sea water pool. (AP Photo/Ketchikan Daily News, Hall Anderson)

Fincantieri’s first superyacht turned out to be big in terms of both proportions and price. The 439-footer was the largest yacht ever launched in Italy when it hit the water in 2011 and cost approximately $444 million (€450 million) to complete. Designed by Espen Øino, the seven-deck vessel is characterized by a sleek blue hull, a contrasting white superstructure and a ton of racy curves. She’s brimming with amenities, too, including an enclosed winter garden for dining in any season, a tender garage large enough to house a submarine and a supersized swimming pool for soaking. She also has two helipads and a hangar to facilitate comings and goings. Although the details of Serene ’s interior remain tightly under wraps, we do know Pascale Reymond of Reymond Langton Design penned the 43,056-square-foot living quarters.

Platinum Yachts: ‘Dubai’ — $400 Million

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Dubai was, quite literally, built for royalty at a princely fee of roughly $400 million. The superyacht was originally commissioned by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei as a joint project between Blohm+Voss and Lürssen. The duo only got to finish the bare hull and skeletal superstructure before construction was halted in 1998. The incomplete design was then sold to the government of Dubai and turned into a royal yacht for the country’s ruler. The 532-footer, which was finished off by Platinum Yachts, was delivered to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 2006. Penned by Winch Design, Dubai spans seven decks and can sleep 24 guests and 88 crew. Befitting a sheikh, she is also equipped with a landing pad for a Black Hawk helicopter, a submarine garage, a disco and a cinema.

Blohm+Voss : ‘Motor Yacht A’ — $300 Million

Motor Yacht A 2008

Legend has it that architect Philippe Starck sketched the design for Motor Yacht A on a napkin in a matter of minutes. Blohm + Voss then sold the superyacht for approximately $300 million. Commissioned by Russian industrialist Andrey Melnichenko, the 390-footer is characterized by a minimalist exterior and a highly distinctive pelican bow that cuts a striking silhouette. With a beam of 62 feet, the vessel offers a generous interior volume of 5,500 GT. She offers accommodation for 14 guests and 42 crew. She also has no less than three swimming pools, one of which has a glass bottom that creates a wow factor on the deck below. Melnichenko kept  Motor Yacht A for nearly a decade before replacing it with Nobiskrug’s Sailing Yacht A . The 468-footer is not only the largest sailing yacht in the world, but also the most expensive with an estimated value of $578 million .

Lürssen: ‘Radiant’ — $300 Million

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The tale behind Radiant ’s price tag is almost as long as the 360-footer itself. Rumor has it, the superyacht was built for Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky at a cost of roughly $149 million (€148.5 million). After Berezovsky ran into financial difficulties, he asked Edmiston to list the vessel for $352 million (€350 million) and it eventually sold for a hair under that. Delivered in 2010, Radiant sports a steel hull, an aluminum superstructure and gorgeous teak decking. She can comfortably accommodate up to 20 guests in 10 suites, as well as up to 44 crew. Her top-tier amenities include a movie theatre, a beauty salon, a beach club, a gym, a pool, a Jacuzzi, a helipad and a fully stocked tender garage. Certainly sounds worthy of $300 million to us.

Lürssen: ‘Pelorus’ — $300 Million

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In the late ‘90s, Saudi Arabian businessman Abdulmohsen Abdulmalik Al-Sheikh commissioned Lürssen to create Pelorus . The 377-footer hit the seas in 2003 and was the 11th-largest yacht in the world at the time. During her maiden voyage, Pelorus was sold to Roman Abramovich. The Russian entrepreneur had it altered by Blohm & Voss, adding a second helipad and other lavish amenities. Fast forward to 2009, Irina Abramovich received the yacht as part of her divorce settlement from Roman. She sold it to David Geffen in 2011 via broker Merle Wood for $300 million. Pelorus features a sleek exterior designed by Tim Heywood and a beachy chic interior penned by Terence Disdale. She has several terraces with doors that open out to the sea to create a true indoor/outdoor feel.

Peters Werft: ‘Al Mirqab’ — $300 Million

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The 436-foot Al Mirqab is one of the largest yachts in the world and has a price tag to match. Launched in 2008, the $300 million vessel was built for Qatar’s former prime minister under the supervision of Kusch Yachts in the Peters Werft shipyard in Germany. Penned by Tim Heywood, the elegant exterior pairs a long, navy-blue hull with a contrasting white superstructure. The interior, meanwhile, was brought to life by Andrew Winch and has won several awards. Arguably, the most striking feature is the Arabic-influenced motifs on the marble floors. Another highlight is the swimming pool on the lower deck, which can be opened up to the sea via side hatches in the hull. Al Mirqab has staterooms for 36, and crew quarters for 45. She was also treated to a refit in 2014 and thus looks fresher than your average 14-year-old vessel.

Abeking & Rasmussen: ‘Aviva’ — $250 Million

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Abeking & Rasmussen’s Aviva shows what kind of lavish amenities you can get with $250 million. The 323-footer, which was delivered in 2017, features the largest gym on any yacht. It’s so big, in fact, that it houses a full-size paddle tennis court that pulls double duty as a soccer field when the nets are down. Penned by Toby Silverton and Reymond Langton Design, Aviva pairs a curvacious blue exterior with a chic modern interior. She is equipped with a hybrid propulsion system that enables her to reach up to 11 knots using only electric motors or 20 knots with the addition of diesel power. The yacht is reportedly the sequel to another smaller Aviva that was delivered to British billionaire Joe Lewis in 2007. The yacht was launched just 33 months after the signing of the contract, which is quite an impressive feat given the complexity and scope of the project.

Lürssen: ‘Octopus’ — $200 Million 

Octopus Superyacht Exterior

Launched in 2003 at a cost of approximately $200 million, Octopus was built by Lürssen for late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. The 414-footer is regularly loaned out for expeditions and scientific research initiatives. A true explorer, it features a dive center with a hyperbaric chamber, a yellow submarine named Pagoo and a remotely operated vehicle that can dive thousands of feet below the surface. Of course, this is complemented by state-of-the-art research technology. In addition, Octopus features two helipads, a hangar and seven tenders to facilitate comings and goings. She is also equipped with 13 staterooms, several bars, a recording studio, a cinema, a spa, a gym, a library and a basketball court. (You might remember Allen once owned the Portland Trail Blazers.) What’s more, Octopus appears to be climbing in price as time goes on. In 2019, the vessel was listed for sale for a cool $325 million .

Lürssen: ‘Rising Sun’ — $200 Million

Lürssen Rising Sun superyacht

Rising Sun was designed by one of the brightest minds in the industry: the late, legendary Jon Bannenberg. In fact, it was the last yacht the Australian designer penned before he died in 2002. The $200 million vessel was built by Lürssen and delivered to Oracle CEO Larry Ellison two years later in 2004. The 138-footer is characterized by large expanses of glass that let in plenty of the sun’s rays. In addition, it offers 86,000 square feet of living space brought to life by Seccombe Design. There are nine cabins for up to 18 guests and generous crew quarters for up to 46 crew. Elsewhere, you’ll find a gym, a cinema, a wine cellar and a basketball court. As for grunt, Rising Sun promises a maximum speed of 28 knots and a cruising speed of 26 knots. She was last refitted in 2011 and is currently owned by billionaire David Geffen.

Lürssen: ‘Solandge’ — $150 Million

Lürssen’s Solandge

Lürssen’s Solandge is rumored to have cost $150 million to come to fruition, and you can tell. Delivered in 2013, the 279-footer is replete with the finest materials. The floor, for example, sports no less than 50 types of exotic wood. There are also around 50 samples of natural stone in the bathrooms. Designed by Espen Øino, Solandge has a sleek exterior with elegant, clean lines. Aileen Rodriguez’s interior, meanwhile, is full to the brim with extravagant amenities. The spa comprises multiple pools on different decks, along with a hammam and a sauna. In addition, the yacht features a beauty salon is equipped with a sink and crane that together creates “snow” à la a snow room, as well as a gym and a massage room. As Lürssen puts it, Solandge was built with pure yachting pleasure in mind.

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The 20 most expensive yachts in the world.

The Most Expensive Yachts in the World

What are the most expensive yachts in the world?

If you have a passion for sailing or can appreciate the engineering masterpieces mentioned below, then this is an article for you. 

To be able to afford even afford the cheapest superyacht on our list, your net worth will need to be in the hundreds of millions, if not, billions range!

Here’s a list of the 20 most expensive yachts in the world…  

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The list of yachts and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such as Luxhabitat , List25 and Unilad . 

These are the 20 most expensive yachts in the world:  

20. Lionheart – $150 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Lionheart

Sir Philip Green kicks off the list with his 207-foot behemoth, Lionheart.

The British retail billionaire commissioned Italian shipbuilding company, Benetti, to build his superyacht.

The boat has six VIP rooms, several private balconies and was finished in 2016.

Lionheart has had many famous faces walking its decks, including Kate Moss , Simon Cowell and Cristiano Ronaldo .

19. Aviva – $150 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Aviva

British billionaire Joe Lewis’s superyacht comes in at number nineteen at a cool $150 million.

His boat has a full-size tennis court and is thought to house some of his most precious and expensive art pieces, including Picasso.

When he’s not spending time in his Bahamas residence, Joe spends several months a year aboard Aviva and his other three superyachts.

18. Solandge – $180 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Solandge

Next up, we have the $180 million dollar superyacht built by Lurssen. 

In 2017, the Solandge was the highest brokerage and is available to rent for around $1.1 million a week.

The 280-foot yacht has eight VIP suites, a grand piano and a glass art installation by Murano.

17. Ecstasea – $200 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Ectasea

Built by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich in 2004, Ecstasea was the largest Feadship ever built.

The yacht is made of steel and is approximately 85.95 metres long and has a beam of 11.50 metres. This means it has a deadweight of 585 metric tons!

Ecstasea comfortably sleeps 14 passengers and has won multiple design awards for its stunning interior.

16. The Rising Sun – $200 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - The Rising Sun

The Rising Sun was designed by Jon Bannenberg and built by Lürssen in 2004 for Larry Ellison .

It has 82 rooms over five floors, a basketball court, wine cellar and a movie theatre.

From 2010 it has been owned by David Geffen and is the 12th largest superyacht in the world, measuring 138 metres.

The Rising Sun cost $200 million to build and has since had even more money spent on luxury fixtures and fittings.

15. Octopus – $200 Million 

Most Expensive Yachts - Octopus

Designed and built in 2003 for Microsoft Co-founder, Paul Allen, Octopus has one hell of a lavish interior.

It has a large study, basketball court, recording studio, an outside bar with a whirlpool and a glass bottom swimming pool.

Octopus sleeps up to 26 guests and 56 crew members at any one time and comes equipped with two submarines and two helipads. 

14. Lady Moura – $210 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Lady Moura

The next most expensive superyacht in the world is Lady Moura.

Lady Moura is owned by Saudi Arabian businessman Nasser Al-Rashid, who’s also an advisor to the Saudi Royal family.

The yacht comes with some very impressive features, such as a pool with a retractable roof, a helicopter and 24 karat gold lettering and embellishments throughout.

If that wasn’t enough, Lady Moura also features a unique sand-covered hydraulic platform that comes out of one side, to give guests a beach-like experience in the middle of the ocean.

13. Al Mirqab – $250 Million 

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Al Mirqab is owned by Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, the former Prime Minister of Qatar.

The yacht has 10 bedrooms, a helipad, a swimming pool, a selection of VIP suites, an onboard cinema, jacuzzi and a variety of watersports equipment.

After it was completed in 2008, it was dubbed the second most beautiful yacht in the world.

It can accommodate up to 24 guests and comfortably house crew members in its 55 crew cabins.

12. Dilbar – $256 Million

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Number twelve is Russian owned superyacht, Dilbar.

It belongs to Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, and he’s often seen using Dilbar to cruise around his private islands.

As well as being one of the most expensive yachts in the world, it’s also one of the largest – measuring a colossal 360ft in length and just over 50ft high.

It was built in 2008 by Lürssen Yachts and was named after Alisher’s mother.

Dilbar has one helipad, several swimming pools and accommodates 20 guests and 48 cabin crew.

11. Pelorus – $300 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Pelorus

Pelorus was built by Lürssen in 2003 and bought by Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich in 2004.

Since then, Pelorus has changed hands a few times and is now owned by HongKong based billionaire, Samuel Tak Lee.

Pelorus is 115 meters long and weighs a staggering 5517 tonnes.

As well as all the normal luxuries you’d expect to find onboard a superyacht of this calibre, she also comes equipped with two helipads, landing boats and jet skis.

She accommodates a full-time crew of 46, year round.

10. Serene – $300 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Serene

The tenth most expensive yacht in the world is the 439-foot, Serene.

Built-in 2011 by Fincantieri, for Russian billionaire Yuri Scheffler, Serene is has been one of the favourite rental yachts for the mega-rich, reportedly costing celebrities like Bill Gates around million a week!

It was purchased in 2015 by Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and sleeps around 24 guests and 52 crew members.

It comes with multiple swimming pools, two helipads, a submarine, and an amazing underwater viewing room!

9. Al Said – $300 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Al Said

The next mega yacht on the list is owned by and named after the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos Bin Said Al Said.

Built between 2007-2008, little else is known about the Al Said, other than it has a large concert hall that’s big enough to house a 50-piece orchestra.

Also, it can host up to 70 guests, sleep a crew of 154 and reach around 22 knots!

8. Radiant – $320 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Radiant

Built by Lürssen in 2009, Radiant is owned by Emirate Billionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim.

The superyacht is roughly 110 meters long, weighs approximately 5027 gross tons and sleeps up to 20 guests and 44 crew members.

She comes with multiple swimming pools, a helipad, a massage room, a swimming platform, a movie theatre, a gym and a jacuzzi.

The Radiant is also equipped with a highly powerful water cannon to defend herself from pirate attacks!

7. Dubai – $400 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Dubai

Dubai is owned by the Sheik of Dubai, Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum.

Some of its features include jacuzzis, a swimming pool with handmade tiles, a helipad and a striking circular glass staircase which changes colour when lit from above.

Dubai also houses a split-level owner’s deck, several VIP and social areas, guest suites and a crew of up to 115 people.

6. Motor Yacht A – $440 Million 

Most Expensive Yachts - Motor Yacht A

This very impressive looking 390-foot superyacht was built by Blohm + Voss shipyard and launched in 2008.

It’s thought to be owned by Andrey Melnichenko, a Russian billionaire businessman and philanthropist.

Motor Yacht A can accommodate 14 guests and 42 crew members and is around 400 feet long.

It features a 2,500 sqft master bedroom, a disco, a helicopter hanger, a separate 30-foot speedboat and a glass-bottomed swimming pool.


5. Topaz – $527 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Topaz

Coming in at number five is this stunning Lürssen built superyacht, Topaz.

She was built for Abu Dhabi tycoon, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Germany and launched in 2012.

The exterior was designed by Tim Heywood and Terrance Disdale Design did the interior.

It has a large jacuzzi on the main deck, a swimming pool, double helicopter landing pads and a state-of-the-art gym, cinema and conference room.

4. Azzam – $600 Million

Most Expensive Yachts - Azzam

This 590-foot megayacht is the world’s largest yacht to date.

Its owned by Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi.

Lürssen Yachts are the ones behind this mega build. Azzam has its very own missile defence system, a bullet-proof master suite and can reach speeds of more than 30 knots, or 35mph, making it one of the fastest yachts on the planet!

3. Streets of Monaco – $1 Billion

Most Expensive Yachts - Streets of Monaco

The first billion-dollar yacht on our list is the “Streets of Monaco”.

By far one of the most impressive and expensive yachts in the world, once finished, the Streets of Monaco is going to be a 509-foot mega yacht, designed to feature miniature versions of some of Monaco’s and Monte Carlos most renowned landmarks.

The finished superyacht will include a go-kart circuit, three swimming pools, a mini-submarine a helipad, seven guest suites, a mini waterfall and a restaurant that with a fabulous underwater view.

2. Eclipse – $1.5 Billion 

Most Expensive Yachts - Eclipse

The second most expensive yacht in the world, Eclipse, is owned by Roman Abramovich.

The Russian billionaire has spared no expense when it comes to his superyacht.

He’s installed a private defence system, including missile detection sensors, intruder alarms and armour plating and bulletproof windows in his master bedroom. 

On top of that, Eclipse has two helipads, two swimming pools, 24 guest bedrooms, a disco hall and a mini-submarine.

It’s unclear how much Eclipse actually cost, but it is believed to be in the region of $1.5 billion!

1. History Supreme – $4.8 Billion

Most Expensive Yachts - History Supreme

Topping the list of the most expensive superyachts in the world at an eye-watering $4.8 billion is History Supreme.

This magnificent accomplishment is built from 10,000 kilograms of solid gold and platinum and is 100-foot long.

It was designed by Stuart Huges, a world-renowned luxury designer, for Malaysia’s richest man, Robert Knok. The History Supreme took roughly three years to build and features an array of luxury items.

The master bedroom includes a genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex bone statue and a wall made entirely of meteorite rocks!

If that wasn’t enough, the master suite also has a 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium.

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 20 most expensive yachts in the world.

How cool would it be to spend a few months a year cruising the world on one of these bad boys!

Here’s a quick recap of the 20 most expensive yachts in the world!

  • History Supreme – $4.8 Billion
  • Eclipse – $1.5 Billion
  • Streets of Monaco – $1 Billion
  • Azzam – $600 Million
  • Topaz – $527 Million
  • Motor Yacht A – $440 Million 
  • Dubai – $400 Million
  • Radiant – $320 Million
  • Al Said – $300 Million
  • Serene – $300 Million
  • Pelorus – $300 Million
  • Dilbar – $256 Million
  • Al Mirqab – $250 Million
  • Lady Moura – $210 Million
  • Octopus – $200 Million 
  • The Rising Sun – $200 Million
  • Exstasea – $200 Million
  • Solandge – $180 Million
  • Aviva – $150 Million
  • Lionheart – $150 Million

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The 20 Most Expensive Tequilas in the World

The Most Expensive Tequilas in the World

What are the most expensive tequilas in the world?

Tequila is one of the most popular liquors in the world and, in the United States alone, nearly 20 million 9-liter cases are consumed every year!

Whether you’re drinking it neat or mixing it into a margarita, you probably have a favorite brand that you know tastes great.

However, some brands can get incredibly expensive, and it is these tequilas that we are counting down today.

How did we select this list of tequilas?

We’ve put over 10 hours of research into re-writing and updating this list for 2024.

The tequilas on this list were selected by taking the current average sale price, at the time of writing.

Prices for rare tequila can vary depending on where they’re listed for sale; so for each tequila on this list, we checked the price across multiple websites and settled on the average.

Next comes the question, when does tequila stop being tequila, and start being artwork?

If you’re a fan of tequila you can probably think of at least one brand that treats their bottles as artwork.

These bottles can often be worth thousands, but is it all just similar tequila in a fancy and unique bottle?

We’ve decided we’re not going to be the judge of what’s tequila and what’s artwork, so what you see on this list reflects a true order, based on price per bottle.

The 2 Most Expensive Tequilas in the World

Tequila is a very versatile liquor and there is no shortage of varieties you can find at your local store.

That said, some of these tequilas are reserved for only the most wealthy buyers, and you certainly won’t want to drink them on a casual night out.

Without further ado, here’s our list of the 20 most expensive tequilas money can buy:

20. 1800 Coleccion Tequila

Most Expensive Tequilas - 1800 Coleccion Tequila

Price/Bottle: $2,000

This unique expensive tequila gets its name from the year that distillers started using oak barrels for aging, and it is owned by the insanely wealthy Beckmann family.

Distilled twice during its 10-year aging process, this tequila has a flavor reminiscent of Amaretto, but with a bolder kick that reminds you that it’s tequila.

For $2,000, this tequila comes in its own crystal decanter trimmed with pewter and securely placed in a lavish case lined with suede to protect its precious contents.

It doesn’t get much more high-end than that!

19. Barrique de Ponciano Porfidio

Most Expensive Tequilas - Barrique de Ponciano Porfidio

Price/Bottle: $2,200

Made from 100% agave, Barrique de Ponciano Porfidio is a luxury tequila that has been aged for 10 years in French oak barrels and it is limited to special batches of only 2,000 bottles per year.

While its purity does impact this tequila’s price, the bottle that it comes in also makes it more expensive.

Each bottle comes with lettering and images engraved with one of the most expensive precious metals in the world, 21-karat gold.

It definitely looks and tastes every bit worth its hefty price tag.

18. Clase Azul Extra Añejo Ultra

Most Expensive Tequilas - Clase Azul Ultra

Price/Bottle: $2,500

The first Clase Azul product to appear on this list is the only one in regular production and not a limited edition.

Clase Azul’s extra anejo ultra is aged for 5 years in American whiskey and sherry casks.

The bottle is decorated in platinum, silver, and 24-karat gold.

You can expect to pay around $2,500 a bottle for this tequila.

17. AsomBroso Reserva del Porto Extra Anejo

Most Expensive Tequilas - AsomBroso Reserva del Porto

Price/Bottle: $2800

This brandy-like tequila is the type of drink that you break out during life’s greatest milestones.

Aged for 10 years in port wine barrels from Portugal, it is mixed with a small portion of white oak-aged tequila before being bottled.

Stored in a bottle shaped like a historical decanter found in an eighteenth-century Portuguese castle, it even comes secured in its own cedar humidor.

Although this tequila usually costs $2,800, you can sometimes get lucky and find it on sale for $1,499, which is honestly a great price, all things considered.

16. AsomBroso The Collaboration 12 Year Extra Anejo

Most Expensive Tequilas - AsomBroso The 12 Year Collaboration

Price/Bottle: $3,000

AsomBroso’s The Collaboration is an extra anejo tequila, aged 12 years in Silver Oak Cellar’s American casks.

The tequila is bottled inside a crystal decanter hand-made by Luciano Gambaro, a famous Italian artist.

The decanter is then packaged in a custom-polished humidor with laser engraving.

A single bottle might set you back $3,000, but there are places where you might be able to get your hands on one for cheaper.

15. Tesla Tequila Limited Edition Anejo

Most Expensive Tequilas - Tesla Limited Edition Tequila

Price/Bottle: $4,000

It does seem that Elon Musk can do no wrong. 

Tesla Tequila started as an April Fool’s joke but quickly became a physical product that sold out immediately.

For the limited edition variant, only 420 bottles were produced, a number that jokingly references a time when Musk said he was going to take Tesla private at $420 a share.

The numbered limited edition variant with matching shot glass is currently selling for around $4,000, whilst the regular variant can fetch up to $1,500.

14. Codigo 1530 14 Year Extra Anejo

Most Expensive Tequilas - Codigo 1530 14 Year Extra Anejo

Price/Bottle: $4,500

Codigo’s 1530 extra Añejo has been aged inside French White Oak Napa Valley Cabernet wine barrels for 14 years and then finished in French Cognac casks.

This is Codigo’s most expensive tequila they’ve ever produced.

A single bottle is now worth $4,500.

13. Clase Azul Pink Limited Edition Reposado

Most Expensive Tequilas - Clase Azul Pink Limited Edition

Price/Bottle: $6,000

This isn’t the first Clase Azul tequila featured on this list, and it definitely won’t be the last.

The ‘Pink’ limited edition reposado was originally released in 2016 for breast cancer awareness, with a percentage of the proceeds being donated to charity.

Just 3000 bottles of the original 2016 version were produced, featuring a white bottle hand-painted with pink artwork.

There have since been one or two other ‘Pink’ breast cancer awareness releases from Clase Azul.

12. Patron Limited Edition En Lalique Serie 3

Most Expensive Tequilas - Patron En Lalique Serie 3 Limited Edition

Price/Bottle: $7,500

Patron’s En Lalique Serie line the creme de la creme of their tequila. 

Whatever we have here is the Serie 3, their latest release, but it’s the least expensive of the three.

The Serie 3 contains a blend of 14 different extra anejo tequilas, aged in 6 different barrel types.

Held in a crystal hand-carved decanter, with decoration inspired by the Weber Blue Agave.

The decanter is stored inside a luxurious wooden box.

Each decanter is numbered, and given the fact that this is Patron’s latest release, you can expect the Serie 3’s price to rise over the next few years.

11. Patron Limited Edition En Lalique Serie 1 Extra Anejo

Most Expensive Tequilas - Patron En Lalique Serie 1 Limited Edition

Price/Bottle: $8000

Patron’s En Lalique Serie 1 uses some of their oldest tequila, presented in a hand-made decanter inspired by Mexico’s Weber Blue Agave plant, topped off with an amber stopper.

Although this bottle cost $8,000, it’s not their most expensive tequila. 

Patron went one step further for their next tequila, but more on that shortly.

10. Dos Armadillos Extra Anejo Sterling Silver

Most Expensive Tequilas - Dos Armadillos Sterling Silver Extra Anejo

Price/Bottle: $10,000

The Dos Armadillos Extra Anejo uses only an 8-year mature Blue Weber Agave.

The tequila is bottled in their signature armadillo-armored bottle, however, the armor for this edition is made entirely out of sterling silver.

$10,000 is the current price to pick up one of these bottles, a number that’s far more expensive than any other product in their range.

9. Clase Azul Puebla Limited Edition

Most Expensive Tequilas - Clase Azul Puebla Limited Edition

The Clase Azul Puebla limited edition tequila was released on the 5th of May 2021, to commemorate Cinco de Mayo, or the Battle of Puebla.

Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration held on the 5th of May to celebrate Mexico’s victory over the Second French Empire in 1862.

Just 300 bottles were produced and sold with a price tag of $400.

If you wished to purchase a bottle of Puebla Limited Edition today, the price would be more along the lines of $10,000.

8. Clase Azul Dia de Muertos Limited Edition

Most Expensive Tequilas - Clase Azul Dia De Los Muertos

The Dia de Los Muertos collection from Clase Azul features several individual releases, but with most of them fetching similar prices, we’ve decided to include them in one single entry.

Dia de Muertos, or ‘The Day of the Dead’ as it’s otherwise known, is a traditional Mexican holiday celebrated during November. 

Clase Azul has released a new edition within the Dia de Muertos line annually for the past several years.

Some of the bottle designs for the Dia de Muertos range are spectacular and tend to rise in value once they are no longer produced.

7. Patron Limited Edition En Lalique Serie 2 Extra Anejo

Most Expensive Tequilas - Patron En Lalique Serie 2 Limited Edition

Price/Bottle: $10,500

Patron’s En Lalique Serie 2 is aged and made slowly in small batches to ensure perfect quality.

The bottle is carved crystal, featuring a crystal bee stopper with hand-painted gold accents.

It’s then placed inside a wooden box that spins to open, creating a rather luxurious effect.

We’ve seen prices ranging from $8,000 to $12,000 for this bottle, so if you’re patient you might be able to get it at a good price.

6. Clase Azul Master Artisans

Most Expensive Tequilas - Clase Azul Master Artisans Limited Edition

Price/Bottle: $20,000

Clase Azul’s most popular and iconic tequila is their resposado tequila, housed in a blue and white bottle.

In 2021, the brand collaborated with the award-winning artist, Ángel Santos to create a hand-crafted, limited edition resposado.

The ‘Master Artisans’ line aims to highlight the work of Mexico’s most talented artists.

The Ángel Santos edition, which at launch sold for $5,000 a bottle , can now reach up to $20,000.

5. Clase Azul Jalisco 200 Limited Edition

Most Expensive Tequilas - Clase Azul Jalisco 200 Limited Edition

Price/Bottle: $25,000

The Clase Azul Jalisco is an extra anejo tequila, named after Jalisco, a state in Mexico.

As the name might also suggest, only 200 bottles of this limited-edition tequila were distilled.

The tequila comes packaged inside a custom-built wooden box, which opens to reveal a drinking glass on either side.

With just 200 bottles released, getting your hands on one of these bottles isn’t cheap.

4. Clase Azul 15th Anniversary Edition

Price/bottle: $30,000.

The Clase Azul celebrated its 15th anniversary by releasing 15 limited edition bottles priced at $30,000 each.

Each of the unique bottles was handcrafted to convey the story of Mexico and all proceeds from the sale of these bottles were donated to the Fundacion con Causa Azul A.C, which supports the work of craftsmen and artisans in Mexico.

Although this tequila is no longer available for sale, we imagine that Clase Azul will release another special edition for a future anniversary, so if you want to grab a bottle, be sure to keep your eyes peeled.

3. Jose Cuervo 250 Aniversario The Rolling Stones Special Edition

Most Expensive Tequilas - Jose Cuervo 250 Anniversario Rolling Stones

Price/Bottle: $75,000

Jose Cuervo was the very first legal tequila company to be established, with the company’s history dating back to 1795 .

To celebrate the 250th anniversary of Case Cuervo, Jose Cuervo released the 250 Anniversario tequila.

They also released a limited edition of the tequila, in collaboration with the Rolling Stones rock band.

The Jose Cuervo brand played a leading role in the Rolling Stones’ 1972 North American tour, ‘Tequila Sunrise’.

For the Rolling Stones special edition, the tequila bottle is embossed with the famous ‘Hot Lips’ logo in 14-carat gold, and spikes along the sides.

It also comes packaged in a leather guitar-shaped case, including seven shot glasses.

The tequila was initially released with a price tag of just $4,000, but prices have skyrocketed to almost $75,000 since then.

2. Tequila Ley .925 Ultra-Premium

Most Expensive Tequilas - Tequila Ley .925 Ultra-Premium

Price/Bottle: $225,000

In 2006, the artists at Tequila Ley designed three unique bottles to contain the tequila designed by Mexican artist Alejandro Gomez.

Each bottle was only created 33 times, for a total of 99 bottles, each more expensive than the last.

While this tequila in a glass bottle retails for $3,500, the gold and silver bottle goes for $25,000, and the gold and platinum for $150,000.

The most expensive of all was the white gold and platinum, which carried the insane price tag of $225,000!

Although the tequila itself is delectable, the real stars are the bottles that collectors and tequila enthusiasts scrambled to try and grab while they lasted.

1. Tequila Ley .925 Diamante

Most Expensive Tequilas - Tequila Ley .925 Diamante

Price/Bottle: $3.5 Million

Recorded as the most expensive tequila ever sold by a mile, the .925 Diamante is a true work of art.

The Ley .925 Diamante tequila is made from 100% Blue Weber agave, which is grown in the highlands of Jalisco, Mexico.

The tequila is then aged for 7 years inside French Oak barrels before being poured into a platinum and white gold version of Tequila Ley’s signature-shaped bottle.

However, none of these things truly account for the Diamante’s insane price tag.

As the name might suggest, the bottle is encrusted with 4000 diamonds, amounting to a total of 18.5 carats.

Now that we’ve come to the end of the list, you might have noticed a common theme.

Clase Azul had the most entries on this list, holding seven positions in the top 20.

This is largely due to the fact they treat their bottles as artwork, often showcasing hand-painted art in limited edition releases.

That’s not to take away from their tequila, but to say that their unique approach is very popular among collectors and tequila enthusiasts alike.

Here’s a quick recap of the 20 most expensive tequilas in the world:

  • Tequila Ley .925 Diamante
  • Tequila Ley .925 Ultra-Premium
  • Jose Cuervo 250 Aniversario The Rolling Stones Special Edition
  • Clase Azul 15th Anniversary Edition
  • Clase Azul Jalisco 200 Limited Edition
  • Clase Azul Tequila Master Artisans
  • Patron Limited Edition En Lalique Serie 2 Extra Anejo
  • Clase Azul Dia de Los Muertos Limited Edition
  • Clase Azul Puebla Limited Edition Tequila
  • Dos Armadillos Sterling Silver Extra Anejo
  • Patron Limited Edition En Lalique Serie 1 Extra Anejo
  • Patron Limited Edition En Lalique Serie 3
  • Clase Azul Pink Limited Edition Reposado
  • Codigo 1530 Fourteen Years Extra Anejo
  • Tesla Tequila Anejo
  • Asombroso The Collaboration 12 Year Extra Anejo
  • AsomBroso Reserva del Porto Extra Anejo
  • Clase Azul Extra Añejo Ultra
  • Barrique de Ponciano Porfidio
  • 1800 Coleccion Tequila

Are there any tequilas we missed out from the list? Leave a comment below.

The 25 most expensive cigars in the world.

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What are the most expensive cigars in the world?

Cigars have risen in price rapidly over the past two decades.

They’re associated with luxury and wealth more than ever before, and cigar aficionados are constantly looking for rare and exclusive cigars to add to their collections.

This begs the question: how expensive can cigars be, and how difficult could it be to get your hands on the rarest of the rare?

Today we’re bringing you our updated list of the most expensive cigars in the world.

How did we select this list of cigars?

One of the issues with many expensive cigar lists on the internet, including the original version of our own, is how the cigar values are calculated.

For instance, there was once an auction for a very rare box of cigars that sold for more than half a million dollars, but the box consisted of almost 800 cigars. More details on that are below.

We’ve decided to thoroughly calculate the price/stick for each of the entries on this list, so you can have a clearer understanding of exactly which cigars are the most expensive in the world.

Whilst it may be difficult to obtain some of these cigars individually, assuming you’d want to obtain them of course, we think this is the best way of ranking the list.

Another thing we decided to take into account is limited edition releases which are packaged in custom humidors instead of regular boxes.

These humidors can often cost thousands of dollars alone, and end up distorting the price of the cigar.

Can people still buy these cigars?

Most of the cigars featured on this list can still be bought and smoked to this day. 

Many of them are limited edition lines and are likely harder to find than most cigars.

What exactly makes some cigars more expensive than others?

Typically, there are a few things that can factor into cigar price:

  • Limited edition productions
  • Aged tobacco
  • Brand recognition

Limited edition productions can often limit the total number of cigars produced, and as time passes the number of those remaining drops.

A lot of rare cigar releases also use aged tobacco leaves, and you’ll see several brands on this list that age their tobacco for at least 10 years before the cigar is rolled.

Brand recognition also plays a part as particular brands such as Cohiba are always sought after.

Finally, if none of the above results in a cigar being expensive, there are a select few who will cover cigars in gold leaf, and diamonds, and infuse them with expensive cognac.

But more on that later.

The 25 Most Expensive Cigars

We’ve done countless hours of research to ensure that our updated version of this list is the best resource available.

Without further ado, let’s get into this list of the 25 most expensive cigars in the world:

25. El Septimo The Zaya Collection (Mirifico Sapphire)

Most Expensive Cigars - El Septimo The Zaya Collection

Price/Stick: $100

The Zaya Collection, produced by El Septimo, contains 8 different varieties of cigars.

Each variety contains five different filler tobaccos, with the tobacco leaves aged up to 15 years.

Typically, each cigar features are larger ring gauge of around 60, due to the variety of filler leaves used.

Whilst the cigars within this collection have very different flavor profiles from one another, the prices/stick are relatively similar.

At the time of researching this article, we’ve included the variety selling for the most, which is Mirifico Sapphire, at $100/stick.

Other varieties within the collection include:

  • Bomba Orange
  • Short Dream Topaz
  • Kolosso Amethyst
  • Fabuloso Dark Ruby
  • Excepcion Esmerelda
  • Double Shot White
  • Bullet Black

24. Arturo Fuente Opus X 20th Anniversary

Most Expensive Cigars - Arturo Fuente Opus X 20th Anniversary

Price/Stick: $115

Arturo Fuente has long been known for their high-quality cigars, and their Opus X range contains some of the most sought-after cigars in the brand’s history.

The Opus X line was created in 1995 and in 2016 Fuente released the ‘Opus X 20th Anniversary’ edition to commemorate 20 years of the Opus X.

The ’20th Anniversary’ line contained four cigars:

  • Father & Son
  • God’s Whisper
  • Power of A Dream

The prices do vary between each variety, however, because the ‘God’s Whisper’ variety comes in a ‘Perfecto’ size it tends to be sold for higher prices than the rest of the line.

23. Cohiba Spectre 2023

Most Expensive Cigars - Cohiba Spectre 2023

Price/Stick: $130

The Spectre line from Cohiba was initially introduced in 2018 and cost $90 per stick.

Separate versions of the Cohiba Spectre have since been released annually, with the most expensive being the Spectre 2023.

The 2023 Spectre is limited to 600 boxes of 10 cigars, featuring a 52 ring gauge and 6 1/2 inches in length.

What’s most interesting about the release is the packaging, which differs somewhat from most cigars, including that of Cohiba.

The cigars are stored in a box that opens vertically, featuring a hydraulic system that elevates the tubed cigars when you press the ‘O’ button inside the Cohiba logo.

22. Davidoff Royal Release Salamones

Most Expensive Cigars - Davidoff Royal Release Salamones

Price/Stick: $150

To be qualified enough to roll the Royal Release Salamones, Davidoff makes sure you have more than 15 years of experience rolling cigars.

This cigar is only rolled by 8 different people who together have rolled over 7 million cigars.

The Royal Release Salmones takes 10 years to grow from tobacco seed to finished product and is sold in boxes of 10 for $1,500.

21. Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 Reserva Cosecha 2012

Most Expensive Cigars - Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No 2 Reserva Cosecha 2012

Price/Stick: $181

The Epicure No. 2 is one of Hoyo de Monterrey’s signature cigars.

In 2016, Habanos SA announced the release of the No. 2 Reserva Cosecha 2012.

This blend only uses tobacco leaves from 2012, aged for a minimum of three years.

With just 5000 boxes of 20 cigars produced, this cigar is bound to increase in value with time.

20. Hoyo de Monterrey Double Coronas Gran Reserva Cosecha 2013

Most Expensive Cigars - Hoyo de Monterrey Double Coronas Gran Reserva Cosecha 2013

Price/Stick: $200

Here we have another Hoyo de Monterrey ‘Reserva’ release, the Double Coronas Gran Reserva Cosecha 2013.

Typically, Gran Reserva lines are more sought after than regular Reserva series, due to the difference in tobacco aging.

Reserva cigar blends use tobacco leaves that are aged for a minimum of three years.

Whereas Gran Reserva blends use tobacco leaves aged for a minimum of 5 years.

Gran Reservas are also produced with only 15 sticks per box, instead of the usual 20.

19. Cohiba Siglo De Oro (Year of the Rabbit)

Most Expensive Cigars - Cohiba Siglo De Oro

Price/Stick: $250

In 2023, Cohiba announced the release of the Siglo De Oro, to commemorate both the Chinese ‘Year of the Rabbit’, and also the 30th anniversary of the Siglo series.

Naturally, people across China, Hong Kong, and various other countries in Asia were the first to see these cigars unveiled.

Only 18,888 boxes of the Siglo De Oro will be produced.

That number might sound oddly specific, and it is indeed no coincidence, as the number 8 is lucky in Chinese culture.

The Siglo De Oro is a 54 ring gauge, 4 1/2 inch long cigar, sold in boxes of 18.

  18. H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011

Most Expensive Cigars - H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011

Price/Stick: $260

H. Upmann is one of the oldest cigar brands in the world, with history going all the way back to 1843.

The Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha is of course named after the legendary Sir Winston Churchill , who was known not only for being one of the most important prime ministers in British history; but also for his love of cigars.

The Gran Reserve line was launched by H. Upmann in 2009, and in 2011 the Sir Winston edition was released.

Just 5000 boxes of 15 cigars were produced, for a total of 75,000 cigars.

17. Partagas Serie E No.1 Colección Habanos 2013

Price/stick: $280.

The Serie E No. 1 Colección Habanos 2013 from Partagas appears 18th on our list of the most expensive cigars.

With this particular cigar now being over 10 years old, its price has risen heavily.

You can still find this cigar for sale in the USA for roughly $280 per stick, however, prices do vary.

16. Hoyo De Monterrey Maravillas Collection 2015

Price/stick: $290.

The most expensive Hoyo de Monterrey cigar is the Maravillas Collection 2015.

There were just 2000 boxes of 20 cigars produced, amounting to a total of 40,000 cigars.

Given the smaller production number in comparison to the other Hoyo de Monterrey’s featured on this list, you can expect to pay $290/stick for this cigar.

15. Cohiba Behike Series

Most Expensive Cigars - Cohiba Behike

Price/Stick $300

Cohiba Behikes are one of the most popular and sought-after cigars in the world.

Behike cigars are known for their full-strength flavor and quality, provided you can get your hands on the authentic product.

They’re sold in three different ring gauges: 52, 54, and 56.

These sizes are represented in their names respectively: Behike 52, Behike 54, and Behike 56.

The Cohiba Behike cigars are sold in 10-count boxes and increase in price depending on their size.

14. Oliva Serie V Roaring Twenties Super Limited Edition

Most Expensive Cigars - Oliva Serie V Roaring Twenties Super Limited Edition

Oliva Cigar Co. are well known for producing cigars that provide a great smoking experience for a great value.

However, in 2023 they decided to do something a little different.

The most popular line of Oliva cigars is the ‘Series V’, and last year they announced a new Series V Roaring Twenties Super Limited Edition.

When we take a look at the average price of an Oliva cigar, we can see a price of around $10, so what’s different?

The packaging is the most notable difference, with the Roaring Twenties SLE cigars being placed in boxes produced by Daniel Marshall.

Half of the cigars (the top layer) are also covered in gold foil.

In addition, there will only ever be 300 boxes created, for a total of 3000 cigars.

13. Trinidad Casilda Coleccion Habanos 2019

Price/stick: $370.

As you may have already noticed, Habanos limited edition collections can become incredibly expensive.

The Trinidad Casilda 2019 is another edition within the Coleccion Habanos with only 3000 boxes being produced.

This cigar once again features the traditional book-shaped box packaging as with any ‘Coleccion Habanos’ release.

Getting your hands on a single stick could cost up to $370.

12. Daniel Marshall 24KT Golden Gigante

Most Expensive Cigars - Daniel Marshall 24KT Gold Cigar

Price/Stick: $395

Continuing both the obsession with gold and also the story of Daniel Marshall brings us to the next cigar on our list.

For those who are unaware of Daniel Marshall ; he’s a well-known figure within the cigar industry for his work with manufacturing custom humidors.

In 2011, Marshall decided to create a 24KT gold cigar for his friend’s 64th birthday. 

Marshall then produced a limited run of the cigar which would be packaged in a custom-signed travel humidor.

The 24kt cigar comes in two sizes, Torpedo and Gigante, with the Gigante size being the more expensive of the two.

Its base is that of the DM2 cigar, also sold by Daniel Marshall, which is rolled and sold to him by the Plasencia factory.

Daniel then covers the cigar with a thin layer of gold leaf from Italy.

  11. Montecristo Gran Piramides Limited Edition 2017

Most Expensive Cigars - Montecristo Gran Piramides 2017

Price/Stick: $400 

Montecristo is one of the most popular cigar brands in the world, and one of their most expensive cigars is the Gran Piramides Limited Edition from 2017.

The Gran Piramides are part of the ‘Coleccion Habanos’, which come packaged in a box that’s shaped to look like a book.

At its core, the Gran Piramides are a Montecristo No. 2 that has been increased in size for this limited collection.

This cigar has a length of 6.25 inches and a ring gauge of 57, while Montecristo No. 2’s are a 52 ring gauge, and slightly shorter in length.

Only 2000 boxes of the Gran Piramides 2017 were produced by Habanos SA.

10. Partagas Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha 2007

Most Expensive Cigars - Partagas Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha 2007

Price/Stick: $430

Continuing with another Habanos SA-produced cigar, the 2007 Gran Reserva Lusitanias from Partagas is our 11th most expensive cigar.

Just 5000 boxes of 15 cigars were produced, resulting in a total count of 75,000 cigars.

The Gran Reserve Cosecha 2007 can still be found for sale, but given its age, you might have to shell out more than you wish to.

9. Cohiba Talisman Edicion Limitada 2017

Most Expensive Cigars - Cohiba Talisman Edicion Limitada 2017

Price/Stick: $450

When it was originally released, the Cohiba Talisman EL 2017 cost just $547 for a box of 10.

Since their release, the price has risen rapidly year over year.

The cigars were produced at the world-famous El Laguito factory in Havana, Cuba.

At the time of writing this article, you’d be lucky to find a single stick for under $450.

8. Cohiba 55 Aniversario Edicion Limitada 2021

Most Expensive Cigars - Cohiba 55 Aniversario Edicion Limitada 2021

Price/Stick: $500

While not the most expensive release from Cohiba in the year 2021, the next entry on this list was certainly an important one.

The 55 Anniversario Edicion Limitada 2021 marked the 55th anniversary of Cohiba.

As the name suggests, the cigar was indeed a limited edition, and difficult to get a hold of.

The cigar was released in 10-count boxes, costing roughly $5000/box.

7. Davidoff Oro Blanco

Most Expensive Cigars - Davidoff Oro Blanco

Price/Stick: $600

Davidoff claims that the Oro Blanco is the most exceptional cigar they’ve ever created.

The Oro Blanco is a 6-inch, 54 ring gauge, toro-shaped cigar, with an all-Dominican wrapper, binder, and filler

So why does it cost $600 per cigar?

One of the main reasons for its high cost is due to Davidoff’s aging process.

The Oro Blanco, which translates to “White Gold”, is made with tobacco leaves grown in areas with some of the richest soil across the entire Dominican Republic.

The leaves are then aged for 12 years before the cigar is rolled; a task completed only by Davidoff’s most experienced rollers (15+ years of experience).

After one additional year of aging, the single cigar is then reviewed, approved, and placed into a custom box.

6. Mayan Sicars

Price/stick: $633.

At the beginning of this article, we mentioned a specific auction involving a box of 800 cigars.

In 2012, a large crate of Mayan cigars, expected to be more than 600 years old, was discovered in Guatemala.

It’s important to mention that the most reliable source of this information mentions the sale of all 800 cigars for a total of $507,000, which would put the price/stick at $633.

The cigars were buried deep below the surface in sealed clay pots, and discovered by an archeologist team from Tampa University.

Who paid the $507,000? A man named Gary Liotta, owner of the Santiago Cigar Factory in New York.

5. Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve

Most Expensive Cigars - Gurkha His Majesties Reserve

Price/Stick: $750

On the sixth spot, we have Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve cigar.

It’s made each year, and if you’re a cigar enthusiast, you will need to preorder them a few years beforehand. 

The total size of each cigar is 7-5 x 52 inches. The Connecticut Maduro wrapper comes with a Dominican binder and filler that is aged for 12 years.

The filler is infused with Louis XIII cognac, which gives it an amazing aroma.

This cigar is very rare and special, and the cognac has been known for selling only to dignitaries worldwide. 

A total of 75 boxes are being made every year. The incredible aroma, as well as the taste of the cigar, will be something that you will be so impressed with that you will never forget. 

4. Cohiba Ideales Coleccion 2021

Most Expensive Cigars - Cohiba Ideales Limited Edition 2021

Price/Stick: $1100

As the name suggests, this Cohiba cigar was released in 2021, measuring almost 7 inches in length, with a 56 ring gauge.

The Ideales Coleccion 2021 is limited to just 3000 boxes of 20 cigars, totaling 60,000 sticks.

The box is manufactured to look like a book.

Cohiba’s Ideales Coleccion 2021 is the last cigar to feature on this list that isn’t either covered in gold leaf and crystals or nearly 20 years old.

Which makes it the most expensive plain cigar that can still be purchased today.

3. Gurkha Black Dragon (2006 Edition)

Price/stick: $1,150.

The Gurkha Black Dragon is a cigar that you can still buy and smoke newer versions of to this day, but the original 2006 edition is a rare find.

The OG boxes were handmade using camel bone and were limited to just 5 boxes of 100 cigars.

Those who have smoked the original Black Dragon from 2006, and the newer editions seem to conclude that the taste is more or less the same.

Although the 2006 first edition of the Gurkha Black Dragon cost around $1,150, given how limited it was at the time; the current version of this cigar can be added to your collection for just $40/stick.

2. King of Denmark Cigar

Price/stick: $4,500.

The King of Denmark cigar is produced by Royal Danish and only 30 sticks are rolled per day.

Buyers can customize the cigar with both 24KT gold leaf and Swarovski crystals. 

They’re also able to have their name inscribed on the cigar.

Whilst this cigar doesn’t have to cost you thousands, it can reach up to $4,500/stick depending on the customization.

1. Gurkha Royal Courtesan

Most Expensive Cigars - Gurkha Royal Courtesan

Price/Stick: $1.36 Million

The most expensive cigar in the world is the Gurkha Royal Courtesan cigar.

The Royal Courtesan is worth a ridiculous $1.36 million per stick.

One of the most interesting things here is that Gurkha are not known for their quality. 

In fact, Gurkha’s quality control is often a common problem reported by fellow cigar aficionados.

This begs the question: why does this cigar cost so much more money than anything else on the list before it?

Let’s get into the details of the Royal Courtesan:

  • The cigar’s filler is infused with Remy Martin’s Louis XIII cognac.
  • It’s hand-rolled by a select few skilled rollers, who are blindfolded.
  • The band of the cigar is covered in 5-carat diamonds.
  • Rare Himalayan tobacco leaves are used for the wrapper.
  • The wrapper is also covered in a layer of 24KT gold leaf.
  • Personal delivery to the owner by a messenger

Notable Mentions

That concludes our main list of the 25 most expensive cigars in the world.

There are, however, a few entries we’d like to mention.

Although these weren’t included in the main list, they’re worth mentioning to any fellow cigar aficionado.

Regius Double Corona Cigar

Price: $52,000.

We decided to leave out the Regius Double Corona from our main list as the cigar itself is not the main reason for the high price.

In 2013, Regius Cigars developed their Double Corona cigar, which is produced in Nicaragua.

However, the main attraction was not actually the cigar itself, but what was included with the purchase.

The buyer of the cigar would be flown first class out to Regius headquarters in Nicaragua, where they would be given a private tour of the factory.

They would also be allowed to create their own cigar blend, and be given 1000 sticks of said blend to take home with them.

Gran Habano #5 El Gigante

Price: $185,000.

Technically this cigar does have a clear price/stick, selling for $185,000 in 2013.

However, it’s probably worth mentioning that the cigar is 19 feet long, 3 feet thick, and weighs over 600 pounds.

Here are some interesting facts about the Gran Habano #5 El Gigante:

  • Despite its size, it can be smoked by multiple people at the same time.
  • Made with 1,600 pounds of tobacco.
  • Equivalent to smoking 25,000 cigars
  • Contains 15,000 wrapper leaves
  • Has a ring gauge of 1920
  • Weighs 2,500 pounds with the wooden case

We decided to separate the El Gigante from our main list of expensive cigars, but the story itself is worth mentioning.

If you enjoyed this list, don’t forget to check out our other most expensive lists:

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  • The Most Expensive Alcoholic Drinks
  • The Most Expensive Cigarettes
  • The Most Expensive Bourbons
  • The Most Expensive Tequila

Here’s a quick recap of the 25 most expensive cigars in the world, per stick:

  • Gurkha Royal Courtesan
  • King of Denmark
  • Gurkha Black Dragon (2006 Edition)
  • Cohiba Ideales Coleccion 2021
  • Gurkha His Majesty’s Reserve
  • Mayan Sicars
  • Davidoff Oro Blanco
  • Cohiba 55 Aniversario Edicion Limitada 2021
  • Cohiba Talisman Edicion Limitada 2017
  • Partagas Lusitanias Gran Reserva Cosecha 2007
  • Montecristo Gran Piramides Limited Edition 2017
  • Daniel Marshall 24KT Golden Gigante
  • Trinidad Casilda Coleccion Habanos 2019
  • Oliva Serie V Roaring Twenties Super Limited Edition
  • Cohiba Behike Series
  • Hoyo De Monterrey Maravillas Collection 2015
  • Partagas Serie E No.1 Colección Habanos 2013
  • H. Upmann Sir Winston Gran Reserva Cosecha 2011
  • Cohiba Siglo De Oro (Year of the Rabbit)
  • Hoyo de Monterrey Double Coronas Gran Reserva Cosecha 2013
  • Hoyo de Monterrey Epicure No. 2 Reserva Cosecha 2012
  • Davidoff Royal Release Salamones
  • Cohiba Spectre 2023
  • Arturo Fuente Opus X 20th Anniversary
  • El Septimo The Zaya Collection (Mirifico Sapphire)

Are there any cigars we’ve missed from this list? Leave a comment below.

The 10 most expensive countries to live in worldwide.

The Most Expensive Countries to Live in

Which are the most expensive countries to live in worldwide? Hold tight, as you’re about to find out.

If you’ve dreamed about moving abroad and starting life afresh in a new country, then read through this list before you do, as you might be shocked to find out just how expensive some of these lesser-known countries are. 

We’ve put together this list based on accommodation and living expenses for a single person living in the capital city of each country, and according to population. 

Here’s a list of the 10 most expensive countries to live in worldwide…

The list of countries and figures mentioned below have been compiled from various sources around the web, such as World Population Review & Nomad List .

These are the 10 most expensive countries to live in worldwide:

10. Barbados – $2,061

Most Expensive Countries - Barbados

Kicking off our list of the 10 most expensive countries to live in worldwide, is Barbados. 

Barbados is a sovereign island nation in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, which is the Caribbean region of North America. 

It covers approximately 349km² and is 23 kilometres wide and 34 kilometres long, with a total population of 285,719 people. 

Barbados is the fourth-most densely populated country in the Americas and, it’s capital city, Bridgetown, has approximately 110,000 people living in it. 

To rent a one-bedroom studio apartment in Bridgetown, you’re looking at spending around $500 a month, or $100 a night in an Airbnb. 

A basic meal out will cost you no less than $13. A beer is around $6.50 and coffee is approximately $5.00 depending on where you go. 

9. Japan – $2,612

Most Expensive Countries - Japan

The ninth most expensive country to live in worldwide is Japan. 

Japan is an archipelago island nation in South-East Asia, made up of 6,852 islands, with a current total population of 126.8 million people. 

Of the 6,582 islands, the four largest islands account for the majority of inhabitants, as roughly 97% Japans population live on the four islands. 

Japan has many major cities, like Osaka, Yokohoma, Nagoya and Sapporo, which are all populated by more than 2 million people. 

However, Tokyo, Japans Capital City and the largest city in Japan, has an approximate population of 37 million people. 

To rent a one-bedroom studio apartment in Tokyo, you’re looking at spending in the region of $1,370 a month, or $111 a night in an Airbnb. 

Eating out varies in price, but as an average for one person, you should be looking at spending around $15.00 for a basic meal and around $6.00 for a beer.

Coffee is also pretty reasonable, considering how expensive Tokyo is, at $2.81 a cup. 

8. Norway – $2,659

Most Expensive Countries - Norway

Located in Northern Europe, Norway is a Scandinavian country with a total population of 5.3 million people. 

Norway shares its borders with Sweden, Russia and Finland, and has a total landmass of 385,203 km².

It’s only the 171st most densely populated country on earth, with roughly 14 people for every square kilometre. 

Rent is expensive in Norway’s capital, so renting a one-bedroom studio apartment in Oslo, will set you back around $1,193 a month, or $85 a night in an Airbnb. 

You won’t have much change left from $15 when buying a meal out, and a beer will set you back around $9.11.

7. The Bahamas – $2,704

Most Expensive Countries - The Bahamas

The next most expensive country in the world to live in is The Bahamas. 

Made up of over 700 islands, the Bahamas has an approximate population of 389,482 million people living across its 13,943km² landmass. 

The largest city in the Bahamas is Nassau, with a total population of 255,000. 

If you’re thinking about visiting the Bahamas, then you should budget approximately $950 a month for a one-bedroom studio apartment in the city, or $149 a night for an Airbnb. 

You’ll need to take at least $50-$100 with you when you go out for a meal and some drinks, as a basic meal costs around $15-$20 and a beer will cost you around $2.50. 

Coffee is a little on the expensive side, at around $5 each. 

6. Luxembourg – $2,751

Most Expensive Countries - Luxembourg

One of the smallest countries on our list, Luxembourg, is also one of the smallest sovereign nations on the planet, and it won’t leave you with a lot of wiggle room when it comes to your monthly expenses. 

Luxembourg is a landlocked country, located in western Europe, and has an estimated population of 620,319 people. 

Its population is small compared to other countries on the list, however, it has roughly 207 people per square kilometre, making it the 67th most densely populated country on earth. 

When you arrive in Luxembourg City, you can expect to pay around $1,322 per month for a one-bedroom studio apartment, or $80 a night in an Airbnb. 

Luxembourg seems like it’s slightly more expensive than the Bahamas when it comes to luxuries like beer and coffee, as one beer will cost you around $9 and coffee will set you back $6. 

Eating a basic meal out will cost between $17-$25 for one person depending on what you order. 

5. Iceland – $2,802

Most Expensive Countries - Iceland

Coming in at number five on our list of the most expensive countries in the world is Iceland. 

Iceland is located between the North and Atlantic Oceans and has a total surface area of 103,001 square kilometres. 

However, Iceland’s population of 339,949 people, remains relatively low in comparison to others on our list as its harsh geographical landscape proves difficult to live in for many, at times. 

As a result, Iceland has the lowest population density of any European country, at just 3 people per kilometre. 

Staying in Iceland will cost you approximately $1,236 a month for a one-bedroom studio apartment in the capital city of Reykjavik, or $128 a night in an Airbnb.  

Whilst you’re there, eating out will cost you around $12 for a basic meal, $8 for a beer and $2.15 for a cup of coffee. 

4. Denmark – $3,312

Most Expensive Countries - Denmark

The southernmost Nordic country in Northern Europe, Denmark, is the fourth most expensive country to live in worldwide. 

Denmark, bordered by Germany, Sweden and Norway has a total current population of 5.7 million people. 

The Scandinavian countries capital city is Copenhagen, which has an urban population of 1.2 million people, and a metropolitan population of 1.99 million.  

Known as one of the happiest places to live on earth, Copenhagen is also a very expensive city to live in.

For a one-bedroom studio apartment, you’re looking at $1,917 a month, or $96 a night in an Airbnb. 

Eating out will cost you approximately $18 per person and beers and coffee are anyway between $5.50-$6.50 a pop!

3. Switzerland – $3,162

Most Expensive Countries - Switzerland

Switzerland is the third most expensive country to live in worldwide. 

With more than 8.6 million people living across, 41,285 square kilometres, Switzerland is the 95th most populated country in the world, and the 135th largest country in terms of the total landmass. 

Switzerland has a number of beautiful cities to live in, like it’s capital, Bern, and it’s the largest city, Zurich. 

Bern has approximately 133,000 people living there and accommodation for a month in Bern, for one person, will cost in the region of $1,366, or $86 a night in an Airbnb. 

A meal out will cost you approximately $15-$20, with an additional beer costing around $6.00 and coffee costing around $5.00 a cup. 

2. Cayman Islands – $3,387

Most Expensive Countries - Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands is the second most populated British overseas territory in the world, just behind Bermuda.

It is located in the western end of the Caribbean sea and has a total current population of approximately 63,000 people. 

It’s made up of a number of islands like Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac. 

The Cayman Islands are well known for housing offshore companies, and it’s believed that there are over 100,000 companies registered in the Cayman Islands. 

If you’re considering doing business in George Town, the capital city of the Cayman Islands, then a one-bedroom studio apartment will cost you around $1,924 a month or $83 a night in an Airbnb. 

Food and drink on the island are where you might spend a lot of your money.

A basic meal out will cost you at least $20-$30, with beer costing around $8.00 and coffee costing around $7 a cup. 

1. Bermuda – $5,011  

Most Expensive Countries - Bermuda

At over $5,000 a month for accommodation and living expenses, Bermuda is the most expensive place to live in worldwide.

Similar to the Cayman Islands, Bermuda is another British territory located in the North Atlantic. 

Bermuda has a total population of approximately 65,000 people living across a total landmass of 20.5 square miles. 

Its capital city, Hamilton, is also Bermudas only incorporated city and has a current population of just over 1,000 people. 

When looking for accommodation in the city, you’re going to need some deep pockets, as a one-bedroom studio apartment will cost you around $2,675 a month, or $212 a night in an Airbnb. 

If you’re a drinker, then get prepared to spend some cash, as one glass of beer will cost you a minimum of $10, and dinner will be around $20-$30 per person. 

Bermuda is the most expensive country to live in worldwide. 

We hope you enjoyed our list of the 10 most expensive countries to live in worldwide.

Well, there you have it, those were some super expensive countries to live in.

Living in those countries might make you think twice about drinking alcohol , on a regular occasion, and make you sharpen the purse strings a bit more.

However, it’s all relative and depends on your disposable income and expenses.

So, if you’re still planning on moving to, or even visiting one of these countries long term, then at least you know what to expect. 

Here’s a quick recap of the 10 most expensive countries to live in worldwide:

  • Bermuda – $5,011
  • Cayman Islands – $3,387
  • Switzerland – $3,162
  • Denmark – $3,312
  • Iceland – $2,802
  • Luxembourg – $2,751
  • The Bahamas – $2,704
  • Japan – $2,612
  • Norway – $2,291
  • Barbados – $2,061

What’s your favourite most expensive country? Leave a comment below.

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While there is no official definition of a yacht, it can be simply described as a large vessel (with cabins) intended for luxury or pleasure purposes. Any yacht over 40 meters in length is usually identified as a superyacht.

Modern superyachts are designed with the utmost focus on comfort and power. They are required to accommodate various luxurious amenities to cater to every need of the owner and guests. It includes anything from swimming pools, spas, and entertainment centers to water sports toys and helipads.

While some superyachts are exclusively used by their owners, many are offered to charter businesses through which these superyachts can be rented or chartered. The cost of leasing a superyacht could be anywhere between $80,000 to a staggering $4 million per week.

So what are the most expensive yachts in the world? Who owns them, and what extravagant amenities do they have? Let’s find out.

Table of Contents

12. Nord – $300 Million

Nord superyacht

Launched In : 2021

Builder : Lürssen Owner : Alexey Mordashov

Nord is a massive superyacht built by German shipbuilding company Lürssen in 2021. It was initially named OPUS. According to Forbes, the yacht is currently valued at $300 million.

The yacht’s construction was done under the supervision of Moran Yacht, a private yacht dealership based in Florida. Both its interior and exterior designs were carried out by an Italian naval design firm, Nuvolari & Lenard.

The superyacht is fitted with state-of-the-art zero-speed stabilizers that reduce roll while being anchored or not underway. It features amenities such as a swimming pool, spa, a tender garage, and two helicopter landing pads, one on the top deck and another on the bow.

Nord is owned by Russian billionaire Alexei Mordashov, the chairman and majority shareholder of the biggest steel and mining company in Russia – Severstal.

Specifications :

At 142 meters in length, Nord is one of the largest superyachts in the world. It has a volume of 10,154 gross tonnage or gt. It can accommodate a maximum of 36 guests at a time.

The vessel is powered by four MTU engines and has a cruising speed of 15 knots or 28 kph.

11. Pelorus – $300 Million

Pelorus superyacht

Launched In : 2003

Builder : Lürssen Current Owner : Samuel Tak Lee

Pelorus is the oldest superyacht on this list and has a rich history. Since its completion in 2003, the vessel has changed hands several times.

Pelorus was initially ordered by a Saudi businessman named Sheikh Abdul Mohsen in 1999. The construction started in the year 2000 and entered service two years later in 2003.

However, the yacht was sold to the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich within a year of its launch. As a new owner, Roman Abramovich made several modifications to the superyacht, which included adding a second helicopter pad.

In 2011, Pelorus was bought by David Geffen for about $300 million. But he sold the yacht after a brief period to sultan Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan of UAE.

The superyacht changed ownership again in 2016. Its current owner is Samuel Tak Lee, a Hong Kong-based real estate billionaire.

At 115 meters in length, Pelorus is perhaps the smallest superyacht on this list, but it is still a gigantic vessel. For perspective, the total length of an entire football field is 110 meters. It has a volume of 5,317 gt.

Pelorus has a cruising speed of 14 knots or 26 kph and a reported maximum speed of 20 knots (37 kph).

10. Dubai – $400 Million

Dubai superyacht

Launched In : 2006

Builder : Blohm+Voss Owner : Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

‘Dubai’ is a superyacht owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and the vice president/prime minister of the United Arab Emirates. It is currently the tenth most expensive superyacht in the world.

Until 2009, it was the largest private superyacht in the world but was surpassed by Eclipse, Azzam, and Fulk Al Salamah.

The yacht is built by Blohm+Voss, a German shipbuilding company best known for producing the German battleship Bismark during World War II. Blohm+Voss was acquired by the Lürssen shipyard in 2016.

Dubai superyacht is designed by renowned yacht designer Andrew Winch along with interior designer firm Platinum Yachts.

The superyacht carries a helipad, two motorboats, water bikes, and a submersible. Amenities include a large dining room, swimming pool, a movie theater, and disco.

At a length of 162 meters, Dubai is currently the fourth largest private superyacht in the world. It has a tonnage of 13,470 gt. Dubai superyacht is powered by four MTU diesel engines, each delivering 8,479 hp. It has a maximum speed of 26 knots (48 km/h) and a range of 8,500 nmi (15,700 km).

The superyacht has a maximum capacity of 115 guests with 88 crew members.

9. Eclipse – $438 Million

Eclipse superyacht

Launched In : 2009

Builder : Blohm+Voss Owner : Roman Abramovich

Eclipse is a massive superyacht owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. He is currently the 13the richest individual in Russia and made his wealth through the steel industry and other investments.

After its launch in 2009, Eclipse became the world’s largest private yacht. However, it has been surpassed by Fulk Al Salamah and Azzam in recent years.

Eclipse was built by Blohm+Voss, three years after the Dubai superyacht, in 2009. Its estimated cost is around €340 million.

The superyacht accommodates about a dozen of luxurious cabins for guests, two helipads, an entertainment hall, and a mini-submarine that can submerge up to 50 meters below the surface.

While it is clear that Eclipse is no ordinary superyacht, what makes it truly stand out from the rest is its military-styled missile defense system that detects and fires missiles at possible threats.

The yacht also features an ‘anti-photo shield’ for enhanced privacy. When activated, the shield detects a CCD sensor (closed coupled device) and fires a shot of laser in its direction to destroy any photographs. However, the effectiveness of such technology remains debatable .

Eclipse has a length of 162.5 meters and a volume of 13,000 gt. Its beam is 22 meters, and the draft is 5.9 meters. The vessel is powered by four MTU diesel engines and has a maximum speed of 22 knots or 40.7 km per hour.

It requires about 70 crew members to serve all the guests. Eclipse was last seen at a small village port in Turkey.

8. Flying Fox – $455 Million

Flying Fox

Launched In : 2019

Builder : Lürssen Owner : Dmitry Kamenshchik

The Flying Fox is a luxury yacht built by Germany’s Lürssen shipyard in 2019. It is perhaps the world’s largest and most expensive yacht available for charter. A week-long vacation on this superyacht would cost you about $4 million.

This spectacular vessel is a result of collective design work from interior designer Mark Berryman and renowned superyacht architect Espen Oeino . Apart from the Flying Fox, Mr. Oeino is known for his work on other superyachts such as Silver Fast and Octopus (owned by Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen).

Like most modern superyachts, the Flying Fox is primarily centered around wellness and watersports themes. Its exceptional tender garage carries nearly every water sports equipment from hoverboards and seabobs to windsurfs and flying boards. Moreover, it also carries a personal submarine that can be launched using a crane.

Often regarded as a ‘floating resort,’ the superyacht has guest suits, a two-level saloon space, a specialized gym, multiple fireplaces, and lots of greenery.

But perhaps its most eye-catching feature is the 12-meter deck pool with adjustable height floor, massage jets at one side, and swim jets at the other. Moreover, the yacht also carries a cryosauna which can help you emulate the post-workout endorphins rush.

Due to the sheer size and splendor of the Flying Fox, it was speculated that the yacht was owned by Jeff Bezos (the world’s richest person in 2019).

However, in 2022, it was revealed that the actual owner of the yacht is a Russian oligarch named Dmitry Kamenshchik.

The Flying Fox measures 136 meters in length and 9,022 gt in internal volume. It has a beam of 22.5 meters and a draft of 5.1 meters. It is currently the 22nd largest yacht in the world by length.

The superyacht requires a crew of 55 (including four chefs) to serve a maximum of 25 guests at a time.

While the Flying Fox is privately owned, it’s managed mostly by superyacht brokerage house Imperial Yachts.

7. Solaris – $474 Million


Builder : Lloyd Werft Owner : Roman Abramovich

Solaris is a giant superyacht owned by Roman Abramovich. It is perhaps the most expensive yacht in his possession. At a length of 138 meters, Solaris is smaller but a more expensive and luxurious yacht than Eclipse.

The superyacht features amenities including a Jacuzzi, sauna, a gym, entertainment center, an office, and custom-built lounge areas. It also carries several high-speed jet skis and even a submersible for adventurous guests who want to explore the ocean.

Apart from the luxuries, Solaris has some of the most impressive and up-to-date security features to prevent any crisis situation. It is fitted with bulletproof windows, armored cabins, and a radar-controlled missile detection system. The yacht also has the ice-breaking capability.

Solaris was built by Lloyd Werft, a German shipyard that went bankrupt in 2022.

The overall internal volume of Solaris is about 11,000 gt. It has a total of eight decks with a capacity of 36 guests and 60 crew members onboard.

Solaris is powered by two high-tech marine propulsion units called Azipod, which consists of an electric motor driving a fixed pitch propeller. It is mounted on a steerable pod that allows the vessel to be more maneuverable.

6. A+ (formerly Topaz) – $527 Million

A+ (Topaz) yacht

Launched In : 2012

Builder : Lürssen Owner : Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The next in the line of most expensive superyachts is called A+. It was built by Germany’s Lürssen yachts for about $527 million. The yacht was initially named ‘Topaz.’

A+ is currently owned by Mansour bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the deputy Prime minister of UAE.

The exterior of the ship was designed by renowned yacht designer Tim Heywood. For interior design and decorations, Lürssen hired Terence Disdale, a U.K-based specialist design firm that has worked on several superyachts, including Pelorus, Tatoosh, and Ecstasea.

The superyacht has eight decks, three swimming pools, two helicopter landing pads, a jacuzzi, and a theater, among other amenities.

In 2020, A+ was embroiled in a global scandal after reports surfaced that it was partially financed by embezzled funds from Malaysia’s 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.

At 147 meters, A+ is currently the world’s tenth largest yacht by length. It measures 11,589 gt in volume. The main structure of the vessel is made of aluminum.

A+ is powered by two French-made Pielstick diesel engines, each producing 7990 hp. The yacht has a cruising speed of 22.9 knots, while it can reach a maximum speed of more than 25 knots.

5. Serene -$550 Million

Serene superyacht

Launched In : 2011

Builder : Fincantieri Owner : Mohammed bin Salman

Serene is currently the fifth most expensive yacht in the world. It was built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri initially for Russian billionaire Yuri Shefler, who made his wealth through his alcoholic beverage empire.

Serene’s interior design and decoration were carried out by Reymond Langton Design, an independent design studio specializing in luxury yachts. The estimated manufacturing cost of the yacht is around $330 million.

After its completion in 2011, Serene was among the ten largest private yachts in the world. However, it is currently ranked 21st. It has a bunch of ultra-luxurious amenities, including a large seawater pool, spa, a nightclub, a full-scale library, and a helipad. There is also an underwater viewing room.

Yuri Shefler sold the superyacht to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman for about $550 million in 2014. A few months before this transaction, Serene was rented by Bill Gates for a fee of $5 million a week .

In 2019, a report stated that Salvator Mundi, the world’s most expensive painting , was stored inside the yacht. However, it was never confirmed.

Salvator Mundi is one of the most iconic paintings made by Leonardo da Vinci. It was sold for a whopping $450 million ($497 million adjusted value) at Christie’s auction house in November 2017.

Specifications and features:

The superyacht has a moderately large internal volume of 8,230 gt and a total length of 134 meters . Instead of a single large propeller, it is fitted with two controllable pitch propellers. Serene has a total of seven decks with 12 guest cabins and 30 crew cabins.

4. Sailing Yacht A – $578 Million

Sailing yacht A

Launched In : 2015

Builder : Nobiskrug (Former) Owner : Andrey Melnichenko

A sailing yacht differs from a typical motor yacht as it uses sails as a primary method for propulsion. A or sailing yacht A is actually a sail-assisted motor yacht with a hybrid powerplant and three mast sailing rig. It is the largest sailing yacht in the world.

Sailing Yacht A is designed by renowned French industrial architect Philippe Starck, who has worked for brands such as Adidas, Hilton International, and a bunch of private entities. The yacht is owned by Andrey Melnichenko.

With a gross tonnage of 12,558 gt and a length of 142.81 meters, the sailing yacht A is perhaps the largest yacht of its type. The beam and draft lengths are 24.8 meters and 8 meters, respectively.

The vessel features an underwater observation pod with 30 cm thick glass. The cruising speed of sailing yacht A is 16 knots (39 km/h) and has a range of 9,890 km.

3. Dilbar – $588 Million

Dilbar yacht

Builder : Lürssen (Former) Owner : Alisher Usmanov

With a price tag of nearly $590 million, Dilbar is currently the third-most expensive yacht in the world. It was built by Lürssen Yachts for Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov. The yacht is named after his mother.

Usmanov is one of the richest Russian oligarchs, who made his wealth through steel, telecom, and investments after the fall of the Soviet Union.

Dilbar is not just your regular large yacht. It is currently the third-largest (by gross tonnage) and sixth longest motor yacht in the world ( the third-longest built by Lürssen). Apart from other luxuries, the superyacht has two helipads and a huge indoor pool.

According to the U.S Department of Treasury, Dilbar’s estimated worth is between $600 million and $735 million . The annual maintenance cost for this gigantic ship is about $60 million.

Dilbar superyacht was among the many private assets owned by Russian billionaires that were seized by foreign governments in 2022. The yacht was impounded by the German authorities at Hamburg port in April 2022.

At 15,917 gt, Dilbar is the second largest private yacht in the world by gross tonnage after Fulk Al Salamah , owned by the Omani Royal Family.

The length of the superyacht is 156 m. For perspective, the total length of a football field is 110 m or 360 ft. It has a beam of 24 m and a draft of 6.1 m.

Dilbar has a cruising speed of 18 knots (33 km/h) and a maximum speed of 22.5 knots (41.7 km/h).

2. Azzam – $605 Million

Azzam superyacht

Launched In : 2013

Builder : Lürssen Yachts Owner : Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of UAE (Until his death in May 2022)

Azzam (Arabic word for ‘Resolute’) is a luxury superyacht built by German yacht maker Lürssen. The construction of the yacht was personally ordered by Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the former president of the United Arab Emirates.

The superyacht is a remarkable piece of engineering in more than one way. It took Lürssen about three years to complete Azzam’s construction after an entire year of design work. The vessel has a shallow draft of 4.3 meters. It is currently the longest motor yacht in service.

The total manufacturing cost of Azzam is estimated to be around $600 million making it the second-most expensive private yacht in the world.

After the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in May 2022, it was reported that Azzam was listed for charter.

Azzam’s recorded length is 179.9 m, which is about 17 m more than Eclipse’s. It is powered by two diesel engines and two gas turbines, each producing 23,500 hp.

1. History Supreme – $4.8 Billion

History Supreme

Launched In : 2011 Designer : Stuart Hughes

At $4.8 billion , History Supreme is the most expensive superyacht ever made. Like any other superyacht, History Supreme has private cabins, a swimming pool, and other luxury amenities. At 30 meters, it is also significantly smaller than other superyachts on this list. However, it is way more expensive.

The reason behind History Supreme’s sky-high value is the amount of gold and other precious metals that are used on its body. The yacht has over 100,000 kilograms of gold and platinum from top to bottom.

While the deck, a large dining area, and railings are coated with gold, the main cabin is covered with platinum. It is also reported that a real dinosaur bone from T-rex is placed on a cabin wall.

Moreover, the entire base of the vessel is wrapped in a thin layer of gold.

History Supreme is designed by Stuart Hughes, a British luxury goods designer widely known for his extravagant use of gold and diamond on electronic gadgets, luxury cars, and other luxury items.

According to reports, the superyacht is owned by Malaysian businessman and billionaire Robert Kuok.

Other Expensive Yachts Valued Below $300 Million

13. al mirqab – $250 to $300 million.

Al Mirqab

Launched In : 2008 Owner : Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani

Al Mirqab, initially known as ‘Project May,’ is a superyacht owned by Qatari politician Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. It is currently valued between $250 and $300 million.

The vessel is constructed by a small German shipyard Peters Werft and is designed by a pair of renowned yacht designers – Andrew Winch and Tim Heywood.

Al Mirqab has two VIP or owner suits and 10 additional suits for guests. It can serve up to 24 guests at a time. The amenities include a jacuzzi, a swimming pool, and a helipad.

  • Length: 133 meters
  • Volume: 9,518 gt
  • Cruising Speed : 21 knots (38.8 km/h)

14. Ocean Victory – $295 Million

Ocean Victory

Launched In : 2014 Owner : Victor Rashnikov

At the time of its launch in 2014, Ocean Victory was one of the ten largest superyachts in the world. It is built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and designed by naval architect and designer Espen Oeino.

Ocean Victory superyacht has seven decks, a large tender garage, multiple pools, and a helipad. It can accommodate a maximum of 36 guests at a time.

According to Forbes, the yacht is currently owned by Russian billionaire Victor Rashnikov and is valued at $295 million.

  • Length: 140 meters
  • Volume: 8,506 gt
  • Cruising Speed : 18 knots (33.4 km/h)

15. Octopus – $240 Million

Octopus superyacht

Launched In : 2003 Owner : Paul Allen (Until his death in 2018)

Octopus superyacht was built by Lürssen yachts for Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2003. It was the largest yacht at the time of its launch. Unlike most private superyachts, Octopus has been mostly loaned out for scientific research and exploration purposes.

The superyacht has a total of eight decks with 13 guest suites and a private owner’s deck. Amenities include a gym, a spa, an entertainment center, and a basketball court. Moreover, it has not one but two helipads.

‘Octopus’ was designed by Espen Oeino and Seatle-based interior designer Jonathan Quinn Barnett. During its construction, Paul Allen asked the designers to build a vessel capable of conducting long expeditions and even rescue operations on top of having leisure amenities onboard.

It is equipped with two mini-submarines and a remotely operated underwater vehicle or ROV for underwater research and rescue operations.

In December 2018, the yacht underwent an overhaul at Blohm+Voss shipyard for over seven months. In 2021, the yacht was reported to be bought by an anonymous buyer for £200 million .

  • Length : 126 meters
  • Volume : 9,932 gt
  • Maximum Speed : 19 knots (35 km/h)

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More To Know

How long it takes to build a superyacht.

The construction of a superyacht is usually done in four phases – planning or design, engineering, superstructure construction, and outfitting.

It takes about three to four years to build an entire custom superyacht. While it takes less time to construct a vessel on a pre-developed platform with standard elements, building a customized superyacht that caters to all your requirements takes more time. You also have to take unexpected delays into consideration.

The design or planning is the most critical phase in a superyacht construction. Considering the budget and specific requirements, the entire process could take between nine months and a year.

The Current International Market for Luxury Superyachts

The yacht industry is on the rise, and the demand for luxury superyachts has exploded in the last few years during soaring stock markets and crypto gains. Most of the demand is from the United States.

The global yacht industry is valued at $64 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $84.7 Billion by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 4.1 percent.

According to Boat International’s Global Order Book, about 1,024 superyachts are under construction or on order globally in 2022. It is about a 25 percent increase from the last year’s 821 vessels.

A large chunk of these under-construction superyachts is semi-custom options that are relatively smaller in size than most superyachts on this list. Moreover, about 33 percent of these orders are some sort of expedition superyachts that can sail through ice and other remote regions of the world.

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From Russian oligarchs to tech CEOs, here's who owns 10 of the most expensive luxury yachts in the world

  • Rising Sun superyacht is valued at $200 million and was purchased by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison in 2004.
  • Dilbar, seized by German police from a Russian oligarch, is valued at $735 million.
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Rising Sun, valued at $200 million

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Rising Sun superyacht is valued at $200 million and was purchased by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison in 2004, according to Robb Report .

Rising Sun was later purchased again by Geffen Records executive David Geffen in 2010, according to Club Yacht . Geffen also owns another yacht called Pelorus and his yachts have been frequented by celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, according to the outlet.

Aviva, valued at $250 million

world's most expensive car yacht

Aviva, valued at $250 million is 323 feet long and was built in 2017, according to Robb Report . The boat is so large that it has a paddle tennis court that doubles as an indoor soccer field in its interior, according to the outlet.

Andreas Hering, the project manager of the shipyard where the boat was constructed, told Boat International that "in three years" to "build a big yacht around a padel tennis court was the main brief, I guess."

Octopus, valued at $200 million

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Octopus, a 414-foot superyacht owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is valued at $200 million, according to Robb Report.

The boat can accommodate 12 guests in 13 different cabins, according to Yacht Charter Fleet . The boat also has a dance floor and a movie theatre, according to the outlet.

Radiant, valued at $300 million

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Radiant, a superyacht built for Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky in 2010, is 360 feet long and worth $300 million, according to Robb Report.

The boat can accommodate up to 20 guests and 44 crew and sports a beauty salon, gym, pool, and jacuzzi, according to the outlet.

Dubai, valued at $400 million

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The "Dubai" megayacht, owned by United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is 532 feet long and is worth around $400 million, according to Architectural Digest .

Topaz, valued at $527 million

world's most expensive car yacht

Topaz was built in Germany for the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, according to Dubai realtor LuxuryProperty.  

The nearly 500-foot yacht has a helicopter pad, gym, pool, and cinema hall, according to the realtor. Mansour owns Abu Dhabi United Group, which acquired Manchester United FC in 2008. 

Eclipse, valued at $600 million

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The 533-foot Eclipse superyacht is valued at $600 million, according to the luxury magazine Robb Report .

The Eclipse is owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, one of 16 yachts and vessels that he owns, according to Forbes .

Azzam, valued at $600 million

world's most expensive car yacht

Azzam is the largest and one of the fastest yachts in the world, according to Architectural Digest.

The boat took around three years to build and sits at 590 feet long and can travel at a speed of 35 miles per hour, according to the outlet.

Azzam is owned by the family of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who was the Second President of the United Arab Emirates before his death in May 2022.

Al Said, valued at $600 million

world's most expensive car yacht

The 508-foot Al Said sits in the Lürssen shipyard in Germany and was purchased by the former Sultan of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said in 2008 for $600 million, according to Robb Report.

The yacht can travel up to 25 miles per hour and has a concert hall that can accommodate a 50-person orchestra, according to the outlet.

Dilbar, valued at $735 million

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Dilbar, owned by Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, is the largest superyacht in the world and it's valued at $735 million.

In April 2022, the yacht was impounded in Germany . German federal police said they seized the yacht after an investigation into "offshore concealment" and determined that Usmanov's sister is the owner of the yacht. The boat remains at a shipyard in Hamburg, Germany.

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The World’s Most Expensive Yachts—Including Some That Cost Billions

By Brett Berk

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Though superyachts are already among the most costly consumer items available, the prices of the most expensive yachts in the world are still astounding. In recent decades, those with money to burn have settled on these floating palaces as an ideal locus for demonstrating their prosperity, and, as such, the global luxury yacht industry is undergoing a golden age. The world’s überwealthy think of their motor yachts as toys, and they’re constantly trying to outdo each other in scale, design, amenities, materials, and sheer profligacy.

Knowing this, what features does it take to own one of the most expensive yachts in existence? And how much do these opulent vessels actually cost? To that end, AD has compiled a list of the five priciest superyachts currently out on the water. As with many things connected to the very wealthy, details are shrouded in secrecy—often intentionally—to shield the assets from taxation or seizure, or to protect privacy.

Below, dive into the five reportedly most expensive yachts in the world.

5. Dubai ($400 million)

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This 531-foot yacht is reportedly owned by United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai. Though it was originally planned for another Middle Eastern potentate, Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei, he suddenly voided the contract in 2001. With exteriors designed by Andrew Winch and interiors by Platinum Yachts, this German-built Blohm + Voss vessel features several Jacuzzis, a pool inlaid with handmade mosaic tiles that is reportedly large enough to hold 115 people, a circular staircase, a discotheque with an appropriately sized dance floor, squash courts, a movie theater, a dining room for 90 guests (the other 25 presumably have to eat in the pool?), a helipad, and a submarine.

4. Topaz ($527 million)

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Resembling a stealth bomber, this 483-foot ship is reportedly owned by Russian fertilizer and coal oligarch Andrey Melnichenko. With exteriors by Tim Heywood Design Ltd. and interior designs by Terence Disdale Design, this German-built Lürssen Yacht features a 2,500-square-foot primary bedroom, six guest suites (with moveable walls so they can be transformed into four grand staterooms), glassware and tableware fashioned from French crystal, a helicopter hangar, a 30-foot speedboat tender, and three swimming pools, including one with a glass-bottom dangling menacingly above a disco.

3. Azzam ($600 million)

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This 590-foot ship is currently thought to be the largest private yacht in the world and one of the fastest, with a top speed of 35 miles per hour. To achieve this immense scale and speed, it required a pair of gas turbines and two stratospherically potent diesel engines, rendering it very difficult to build. It is reportedly owned by a member of the royal family of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. With exteriors by Nauta Yacht and interiors by French decorator Cristophe Leoni, this yacht was also built by Lürssen in Germany. The vessel is set apart by its early 19th-century Empire-style veneered furniture, as well as its state-of-the-art security systems, including a fully bulletproof primary suite and a high-tech missile deterrence capabilities.

2. Eclipse ($1.5 billion)

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In addition to being the second-costliest, this 533-footer is thought to be the world’s second-largest private yacht. Owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich , the ship was claimed to be located in Turkey and may be impounded as part of the United Kingdom’s sanctions against Russia. Designed by Terry Disdale and built by Blohm + Voss, it features two-dozen guest cabins, two swimming pools, two helipads, and multiple hot tubs. For privacy and security reasons, it hosts a missile detection system, bulletproof windows in the primary bedroom and on the bridge, an anti-paparazzi shield, and, when all of that fails, a mini-submarine that can take a few VIPs 164 feet under the ocean’s surface.

1. History Supreme ($4.8 billion)

History Supreme has never actually been seen in a major port, and rumors suggest that the yacht may not be real and instead just a publicity stunt. Reportedly owned by Malaysia’s richest man, Robert Kuok, and designed by Stuart Hughes in the UK, the yacht is only a paltry 100 feet long. Its worth is said to be derived from its lavish finishes, including a statue constructed from genuine Tyrannosaurus rex bones, a liquor bottle embedded with an 18.5-carat diamond, and a primary bedroom with one wall made from meteorite and another from a 24-karat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium. If you see it somewhere, let us know.

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How much is Jeff Bezos’s yacht?

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This is why people like Amazon founder Jeff Bezos work to keep their yachts out of the public eye. Though we are not including Jeff Bezos’s yacht, Koru (Maori for “coil”), in this list because it is a sailing yacht and thus excluded from the realm of these motor yachts, it created controversy in the Netherlands when its presence became known. Jeff Bezos’s abided the $500 million price tag of Oceanco, the Dutch custom yacht builder, to create the 417-foot megayacht. But when the company, at Bezos’s behest, requested that a local bridge be dismantled to make way for its gigantic mast on its journey from the shipyard, public sentiment turned against the cento-billionaire, and Oceano shelved its request. Maybe a port like Monaco would be more accommodating?

Also not on this list is the world’s largest private yacht, reportedly owned by Alisher Usmanov. Though size and cost typically scale in the world of superyachts, this is not always the case (see #1 in this list.) Also, Somnio, the 728-feet dream-monikered yacht liner that tops our list of the world’s largest private yachts , isn’t quite done being constructed. And it is not, like most of the largest superyachts, privately owned by one individual or family—it’s a kind of floating condo, with 39 eight-figure homes available to potential owners solely by invitation.

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Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World

Top 10 Most Expensive Yachts in the World

Top 10 Most expensive yachts in the world Lurssen $622 million Project Azzam Price: $622 million Lürssen Yachts, one of the world’s notable shipbuilding companies (based in Bremen-Vegesack), is building what is expected to be the world’s largest private yacht when it launches. At 590 ft, project Azzam will be around 57 ft longer than the current largest private yacht ‘Eclipse’ and is estimated to cost around $622 million to build. Eclipse yacht Price: $485 million Owner: Roman Abramovich, Russia Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich's yacht is known as the world’s largest private yacht at 558 feet in length. Facilities on board include water jets, cinema, library, swimming pool and a private garden. The vessel is bullet and bomb proofed and there are five possible exits from the vessel. Ideal for someone who may be particular about their security. ‘A’ Superyacht Price: $323 million Owner: Andrey Melnichenko, Russia Owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, 'A' is over 390 feet in length. The unique name of this yacht was inspired by name of the owner’s wife, Aleksandra. The yacht includes a helipad for a private chopper and the flooring is known to be done up in marble. The unique shape of the boat was designed to cut through icebergs but is perfectly well suited for cruises in the Mediterranean waters. Platinum 525 Price: $300 million+ Owner: Sheikh Mohammed bin-Rashid Al Makhtoum, Dubai In 2005 Platinum 525 was the largest yacht in the world before being taken over by the Eclipse and ‘A’ yachts. Commissioned in 1996 by Prince Jefri Bolkiah, the boat was bought by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin-Rashid Al Makhtoum. The vessel is 525 feet in length and is equipped with luxurious features such as a private helipad with observation rooms and fully loaded luxury suites for passengers. Other amenities include a squash court, swimming pool and health spa. Pelorus Yacht Price: $300 million Owner: Roman Abramovich, Russia One of Roman Abramovich’s favorite cruise ships with a sprawling length of 377 feet. Built in 2003 by German shipyard Lurssen Yard, the interior includes the expertise of designer Tim Heywood. Initially owned by an Arab skeikh and later sold to Mr. Abramovich, the yacht underwent some major changes in its design to suit Roman's needs. Loaded with luxury features such as jet skies, wave runners, helipads, swimming pools, conference rooms and guest suites, Pelorus can comfortably house 18 guests and 40 permanent members of staff. Dilbar Yacht Price: $256 million Owner: Alisher Usmanov, Russia Owned by Russian business magnate Alisher Usmanov, the yacht is known to be over 361 feet long with space for 12 guests and 48 crew members. Created by Luerssen, the German shipyard, the ship is known to be loaded with luxuries including a private helipad and swimming pools among others. Rising Sun Price: $200 million+ Owner: David Geffen, America David Geffen's yacht was originally commissioned by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison. This 453-feet vessel still stands as one of the top 10 largest private yachts in the world. There are 82 luxurious rooms on 5 stories which include the 8,000 sq meter of living space with facilities such as a gymnasium, spa, sauna, an extensive wine cellar, an ultra-luxurious master bedroom, a private cinema and a basketball court which doubles as a helipad when needed. Al Salamah Price: $200 million Owner: Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi Arabia Al Salamah became famous for its unique design which did not include the traditional mast, sail or even complicated roping system like the others. The design was prepared by German shipping company HDW. There is ample space for 36 guests and 96 crew members. on board facilities include a library, cinema, business center, beauty parlor & spa, and also a gymnasium. Should any medical emergencies arise, there is a fully equipped hospital on board. Lady Moura Price: $200 million Owner: Dr. Naseer Al Rasheed, Saudi Arabia Lady Moura is arguably most recognizable from the outside by it's prominent 24 carat gold lettering of its name. It was designed by Blohm & Voss along with interiors being done by Luigi Strugio. On board there are housed the Mangusta 80 boat along with 48-feet San Juan boat and an S76B helicopter. Octopus Price: $200 million Owner: Paul Allen, America Built in 2003, Octopus became the largest private yacht in the world at 414-feet long. This luxury vessel was commissioned by Paul Allen and was built by Lurssen Yachts. Amongst its technical prowess are the 8 Mercedes engines, which generate a combined power of 19,200 HP taking the top speed of the yacht to 20 knots with a cruising speed of 17 knots. The capacity for accommodation stands at 26 guest members with 57 from the crew in 41 suite rooms. Other amenities include 2 helicopters, 2 tender boats, a private cinema and even a recording studio.

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Bespoke Rolls-Royce is world’s most expensive car at $31M — it drew inspiration from yachts: ‘Heaven on Earth’

It might cost all your life savings, a few organ donations and your firstborn child.

Rolls-Royce unveiled a captivating new addition to the luxury car brand’s already stunning fleet: the Arcadia Droptail, a $31 million piece of automotive machinery whose name translates from ancient Greek mythology: “Heaven on Earth.”

This one-of-a-kind dream convertible is the world’s most expensive new car and was commissioned for an unnamed client who was meticulously involved at all stages of its creation.

They ensured it most closely resembled a 2019 hand-drawn rendering of the “bold statement” two-seater while also maintaining its unique nautical inspiration by way of a lavish dayboat’s wooden deck finish.

The fortunate, anonymous individual was recently presented with the Arcadia Droptail at a private function in Singapore.

Its classy yet slender design — including a captivating V-12 engine and 22-inch alloy wheels — focuses on its aquatic-styled woodwork made from Santos Straight Grain.

The area behind the Arcadia Droptail’s doors evokes that of a yacht’s jib and is even called “sail cowls.”

Its dashboard area also includes “the most complex Rolls-Royce clock face ever created.”

The dash area, among other interior sections, is also wood-made — 8,000 hours were spent on wood craftsmanship alone — and its 76-piece rear deck that stretches to the car’s brake lights was “laid at a perfect 55° angle” for the sake of aerodynamics.

That stern section perhaps gives off the strongest sense of driving a yacht on asphalt.

Engineers used carbon fiber stylings inspired by Formula 1 racing to handle “dynamic extremes” the vehicle may face, plus a special wood lacquer to ensure its reliability in all climates.

There was also a surprising, more personal inspiration for the distinctive wooden layout of 233 total pieces – the client’s favorite desk and coffee table.

“This became a catalyst for the rest of the specification,”  Alex Innes, head of Rolls-Royce’s Coachbuild department, which handles “invitation only” projects , told Forbes .

He added that the Arcadia is also meant to be reminiscent of a vehicle that would have zoomed around Long Island’s Gold Coast in “The Great Gatsby” from a century ago.

The car also features a solid, white paint infused with both aluminum and glass particles so that when the sun glares, it presents a different-looking tint with “unending depth.”

There is still, of course, the classic black hood.

The Arcadia Droptail is the third of four highly coveted cars of its line. In August, Rolls-Royce unveiled a similar styled one in red that’s expected to fetch $30 million .

As for its latest, the automaker calls it “the epitome of quiet irreverence, celebrating purity of form and natural materials while serving as a bold statement of the client’s personal taste.”

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The History Supreme  is the most expensive yacht in the world and for good reason; it is made with solid gold. No one knows the owner, but it was reportedly sold to an anonymous Malaysian businessman in 2011.


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At first glance,  The Eclips e looks almost like a really clean battleship, but don’t be fooled; this is a luxury yacht through and through. Owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, The Eclipse has two helicopter pads, 24 guest cabins, a dance hall, two swimming pools, and several hot tubs. Basically it’s a small cruise liner.


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The Azzam  is the biggest private yacht in the world. No one knows who the owner is, but rumor has it the royal family of AbuDhabi are the lucky owners. The Azzam also reportedly has its own submarine and a missile defense system. You know, just in case.


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The Rising Sun  was original commissioned for the founder of Oracle, Larry Ellison. In 2007, entertainment mogul bought a half-share in the yacht, and in 2010 he bought the other half. This superyacht can accomdate 18 guests with a staff of 55, and comes with a basketball court.


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The Serene  belongs to the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salam, who purchased the yacht in 2015 for roughly $560 million.


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Motor Yacht A  (a Dwight Schrute type of name if I have ever heard one) belongs to Russian coal tycoon Andrey Melnichenko, who has reportedly put it up for sale. The yacht is designed to resemble a submarine, has a bomb proof master cabin. Motor Yacht A has three swimming pools and can accomodate up to 14 guests.


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The Dubai  is a 532 foot superyacht owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Emir of Dubai. It comes complete with a helipad, circular staircase, and mosaic swimming pool.


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The 509 foot  Al Said  is owned by the Sultan of Oman. Information on the Al Said’s amenities are scarce, but it does have a concert hall that can accomodate a 50 piece orchestra.


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In terms of gross tonnage, the  Dilbar  is the world’s largest yacht (15,917 tons). It is owned by Alisher Usmanov, a Russian Billionaire. In addition to two helipads, The Dilbar also has an indoor swimming pool and 3,800 meters of living space. The Dilbar has a cruise speed of 22.5 knots.


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Rounding out our list at “only” $250 million, is the Al Mirqab. This winner of the Motor Yacht of the Year award in 2009 is owned by the former Prime Minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The Al Mirqab has two VIP suites, each with their own ballroom, living room, and double bedroom.

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The World’s Most Expensive Yachts for Charter

This year has seen two of the most expensive superyachts in the world join the charter market.

By Owen Fay

The past few years have seen two of the most expensive yachts in the world join the charter market. Lana,   O’Pari and Octopus are now available for hire priced at $2.1m and $1.1m and $2.2m per week, respectively. Freshly launched, these stunning ships add to an already impressive array of superyachts on the charter market right now.

When they were first released, these ships entered an industry that is facing unprecedented challenges, with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic still reverberating. However, as cases began to drop and travel back on the menu, chartered superyachts became the most favorable vacation option to those who could afford it, with privacy and the opportunity for splendid isolation away from crowded airports and resorts both big draws.

Here, we look at the esteemed company that Lana and O’Pari will be joining with some of the most expensive superyachts to charter.

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Rate: From $3,517,000 per week Location: Mediterranean (year-round) Built: 2019 Length: 446.2 ft Guests: 25 in 11 cabins (up to 36)

Built by Lürssen and delivered in 2019, Flying Fox (pictured above) is the most significant addition to the charter market in recent times. The weekly charter fee puts her at the most expensive yacht in the world. This means she is in reach of just a select few, with Beyoncé and Jay-Z choosing her for their summer vacation in 2021.


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We have covered Flying Fox in greater detail, but in short, this is a one-of-a-kind vessel that offers a truly unique experience. At a hulking 446 ft, space is no issue with the yacht home to two helipads, a two-story spa, a 40-ft swimming pool, which is unique for a yacht of this size, and a full gym and beauty center, among other similarly impressive features.

It is worth drawing special attention towards the vessel’s cryotherapy chamber, as it was the first to ever be installed on a private yacht and can reach -166 Fahrenheit. With 54 expert staff on board, including some former Olympians, Flying Fox is well-equipped to look after up to 36 guests, either in the West Mediterranean in the summer months, or the East Mediterranean for the rest of the year. Whichever option is chosen, this superyacht is the peak luxury experience.

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Rate: From $2,200,000 per week Location:  Central America, Europe and Pacific (summer), Central America, South America and Caribbean (winter) Built: 2003 (refurb 2021) Length: 414.1 ft Guests: 12 in 13 cabins

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Arguably one of Lurssen’s most iconic yacht builds, despite being first delivered in 2003 Octopus  has only recently come to the charter following a sale. The 414.1-ft ice-class vessel isn’t short on exciting features to shout about, with two helipads, seven tenders, a swimming pool, library and even a glass-bottomed aquarium. Accommodations are suitably luxurious with a lavish master suite and two VIP apartments, as well as seven doubles and three twin rooms.

Octopus  has seen plenty of sights in her lifetime with her first owner, the late Paul Allen, frequently loaning her out for exploration projects and research missions. While her new owner remains undisclosed, it has been noted that they are keen for her to continue being used for meaningful expeditions – as well as the odd cruise around paradise, of course.

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Rate: From $2,110,500 per week Location: Middle East and The Red Sea Built: 2020 Length: 351.05 ft Guests: 12 in 8 cabins

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When she was first delivered in 2020, Lana took the title of Benetti’s largest-ever build at 351 ft and a maximum beam of 50 ft. While she has now been surpassed by the likes of Luminosity and M/Y IJE, she’s still a force to be reckoned with, and the $2.1m weekly fee goes a long way with this much space. Benetti’s Italian craftsmanship is on display in the seven VIP staterooms, along with one master suite. The rooms are able to accommodate 12 guests in these eight cabins, with each room equipped with an individual color scheme and panoramic windows.

Lana is kitted out with everything we have come to expect with a superyacht of this size, featuring a spa, gym, cinema, helipad, and outdoor pool. Perhaps most striking is its Beach Club which comes with folding terraces. Currently situated in the Middle East, this impressive superyacht is well-prepared for a full season of cruising.

Rate: From $1,774,643 per week Location: Bahamas/Caribbean Built: 2019 Length: 312.66 ft Guests: 12 in 10 cabins

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Delivered 12 weeks ahead of schedule in the summer of 2019, Madsummer is a striking vessel, designed by the renowned Espen Oeino. Studio Laura Sessa furnished the interior, making use of a broad and bold color palette. Each of the 10 staterooms have a custom color scheme that is both contemporary and tastefully finished. Sessa has applied similar levels of customization throughout the ship. One notable detail of this is the custom-built dining table (a work of art in itself), which is topped off with layers of colored lacquer for a beautiful result.

For the nautically inclined, the ultra-modern bridge is situated alongside the master suite, allowing the charterer easy access to the organizational hub of the yacht. The vessel’s fundamentals are state-of-the-art, with a 125kW, lithium-ion battery pack as just one example of this. This battery means less fuel is required and helpfully retains any excess energy produced.

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Rate: From $1,635,000per week Location: Mediterranean (summer), Pacific (winter) Built: 2019 Length: 305.12 ft Guests: 12 in 7 cabins

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Also a relatively new vessel, Lady S was delivered in 2019 by Dutch builder Feadship. The interior was designed by Reymond Langton and described by them as “a contemporary jewelry box”, with the glitzy white and crystal chandeliers just one detail that highlights the truth behind this statement. Such is the quality of its construction Lady S was the recipient of two awards from Boat International for both its interior and exterior design.

Beyond aesthetics, the vessel is equipped with all the amenities and facilities that any charterer could desire, making her worthy of being on any list of the most expensive yachts. This includes the very first IMAX cinema to be installed on a yacht, a basketball court and ice plunge pool, along with all else that you would expect in this price range.

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Rate: From $1,500,000 per week Location: Mediterranean (summer), Caribbean (winter) Built: 2016 Length: 301.84 ft Guests: 14 in 7 cabins

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Aquarius is an eye-catching vessel. Her all-white four-deck exterior was designed by Sinot Yacht Architecture & Design and built by Feadship. The company was also responsible for its interior, one of its notable features being the floor-to-ceiling windows that surround its outsides. In keeping with its ambitious glass work, there is a bar at water level underneath a glass-bottom pool, that when emptied can turn into a dance floor. Based in the Mediterranean in the summer and the Caribbean in the winter, Aquarius has six VIP cabins, with a private deck for the master suite, suitable for 14 guests in total.

Rate: From $1,330,982 per week Location: Mediterranean (summer), Caribbean (winter) Built: 2014 Length: 312.34 ft Guests: 12 in 7 cabins

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Kismet has more than a touch of glamour about her, previously hosting Beyoncé and Jay-Z, along with other celebrities, while it has recently featured in ‘Six Underground’, Michael Bay’s $150 million film. With this level of celeb appeal, it’s no surprise that she’s one of the most expensive yacht charters on the market. The appeal is clear with the ability to hold large parties for up to 270 guests and two helipads for ease of access for the world’s ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Owned by Shadid Khan, owner of NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, Kismet features a large silver jaguar at the bow in a nod to his team. The interior was designed by Reymond Langton, who was inspired by “champagne and caviar”.

Lengton has successfully combined traditional opulence with the latest technology, including state-of-the-art video walls that can switch between regular television and moving artwork. The deck is laid with black marble, while the master suite’s bathroom contains an onyx bath that oozes glamor.

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Rate: From $1,150,000 per week Location: Bahamas Built : 2019 Length: 262.5ft Guests: 12 in 7 cabins

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This striking (and expensive) yacht is sure to turn heads wherever she goes. Designed by Winch Design, Excellence remains at the forefront of what a modern superyacht should look and feel like. The curved floor-to-ceiling mirrored glass is designed to reflect her surroundings. Natural light floods through the triple-height glass atrium and the full-height windows. Her striking and angular plumb bow gives her the unmistakable look of a futuristic spaceship. There is a large swimming pool with a swim-up bar on the main deck aft and an upper deck entirely dedicated to the owner. Above the owner’s deck is the substantial sun deck with a lounge area and jacuzzi. There is also a large water-level tender garage where the yacht’s limousine tenders are stored.

Rate: From $1,112,000 per week Location: Mediterranean (summer), Caribbean (winter) Built: 2020 Length: 311.68 ft Guests: 12 in 6 cabins

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At just under 312 ft, O’Pari is the largest superyacht Greek yard Golden Yachts has produced and was delivered in June of this year, quickly becoming one of the most expensive yachts in the world. Both the interior and exterior were designed by Studio Vafiadias and part of the brief was to commission a custom art collection for display onboard.

The theme chosen for this was the relationship between man and nature, a particularly apt choice given the generous outdoor space on O’Pari . This includes a huge sky lounge, with panoramic ocean views, as well as a bar with DJ booth and an alfresco dining area on the upper deck. Also on the upper deck is the master suite with all other guests suites located on the main deck. Available to charter in some of the most attractive regions in the world, the Golden Yachts flagship is an outright success and is one of the most attractive high-end options out there.

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History Supreme is the world’s most expensive yacht

By Adrian Prisca

Updated on July 1, 2015

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The renowned luxury goods designer Stuart Hughes has created the world’s most unique and probably most expensive yacht called History Supreme or Baia 100 Supreme that’s apparently worth 3 billion GBP or close to $5 billion. This yacht has been apparently designed for an anonymous leading businessman from Malaysia who probably won’t be that anonymous after getting on this beauty.

History Supreme is made of 100,000 kilograms of solid gold and platinum and took over three years to be completed. It’s 100 ft long and wherever you look you’ll see the precious metals it was made of. Even the dining area, deck and anchor have been made using real precious metals.

The base of the yacht is wrapped with solid gold and the wall feature is specially crafted from meteoric stone along with a genuine dinosaur bone shaved in from the raptor T-REX. The main sleeping area has platinum accents just like many other rooms of this amazing yacht.

Update: A lot of people have been emailing us about the History Supreme yacht and we have to mention that this yacht concept was actually fake, even though I’m sure a lot of billionaires would dream of owning a lavish yacht as this concept was announced to be.

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About Adrian Prisca

Founder of Luxatic and countless other projects, Adrian has shaped this website into a go-to source for discerning readers looking for the latest in luxury products and experiences. He has over 15 years of experience in creating, managing and publishing lifestyle content across numerous platforms and he’s considered a leading voice in the luxury industry. Learn more about Luxatic's Editorial Process .

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For me the most importnat on my yacht is extreme good AUDIO STAFF. I have bought for my yacht audio ZETA ZERO cinema system (the company is from ) Now I think we have one of the most luxary and one of the best avialable audio staff on ANY YACHT in The World!!!! this is ONLY for reach as us ! but live is great now!! yahhhhhhhhhhh We may listen our lovely music and films now at the middle of ocean as in paradise. Zeta Zero is really greattttt!!!!!!!! I love this system for its sound. We found it in Dubai but producers are frm old Europe!

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15 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World for 2024

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Today we will tell you about the most expensive yachts in the world. These beautiful vessels are built with the latest technology and of course incredibly luxurious. Their owners are very wealthy people – members of royal families, American business magnates, Russian billionaire businessmen and world-class politicians. The most expensive yachts are built according to the personal requirements of the owners – this may be the presence of a helipad or a large pool on the upper deck or exclusive materials for interior decoration. In this post we will show how some of these yachts look inside. Enjoy watching!

15 Most Expensive Luxury Yachts in the World for 2024

In the world of the elite, opulence is not just a word, but a lifestyle. When it comes to luxury yachts, the standards of extravagance reach new heights, manifesting themselves in floating palaces that combine cutting-edge technology, design innovation, and unparalleled comfort. These stunning creations are not just modes of transport, but symbols of status, wealth, and power. In this article, we will take you on a journey through the 15 most expensive luxury yachts in the world. From yachts that feature opulent staterooms and helicopter landing pads to those boasting concert halls and mini-submarines, each vessel is a testament to human ingenuity and craftsmanship. Ready to set sail into a world of grandeur? Let’s dive in.

15. Bravo Eugenia – $225 – $250 million

The Bravo Eugenia is an awe-inspiring luxury yacht, owned by Jerry Jones, who named it in honor of his wife, Gene. Built by the esteemed shipbuilder, Oceanco, in 2018, this superyacht demonstrates mastery in craftsmanship and design.

Jerry Jones's luxury yacht Bravo Eugenia

The ship’s exterior, a marvel in itself, was designed by Nuvolari Lenard, while its interior, equally stunning, was styled by Reymond Langton Design. The yacht features a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, an embodiment of strength and elegance.

In terms of dimensions, the Bravo Eugenia boasts an overall length of 109 meters and a beam of 16.3 meters. Powered by 2 MTU 2,920HP diesel engines equipped with a heat and energy recovery system and integrated battery system, the yacht can reach a maximum speed of 17.5 knots.

Jerry Jones's luxury yacht Bravo Eugenia

As far as amenities go, the Bravo Eugenia is furnished with a multitude of luxurious features. It comes with not one, but two helicopter pads, a spa, a steam room, a sauna, and a gymnasium. To elevate the onboard experience further, a beach club and a plunge pool are also available for its guests.

A testament to Jones’s taste for the finer things in life, the Bravo Eugenia is a floating palace that provides an extraordinary maritime experience, befitting of its prestigious status.

Jerry Jones's luxury yacht Bravo Eugenia

14. Al Mirqab – $250 million

The Al Mirqab, a grand symbol of luxury and elegance, is owned by Qatar’s former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. This superyacht was constructed at the Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth yard in Germany, with Tim Heywood acting as the yacht’s architect, and the sophisticated interior design masterfully executed by Andrew Winch Designs. The Al Mirqab was known as Project May during its construction and was completed in 2008.

Al Mirqab luxury yacht

This gigantic yacht spans an impressive length of 133 meters (436.35 feet) and a beam of 19 meters (62.34 feet). Built of sturdy steel, the Al Mirqab is capable of cruising at 21 knots, reaching a maximum speed of 23 knots. It boasts a gross tonnage of 9,518 GT and a summer deadweight of 1,440 DWT. The yacht spends most of the year around the Faliro coastal area of Athens, Greece, showcasing its grandeur to the world​.

Al Mirqab luxury yacht

The opulence of the Al Mirqab extends to its interior and amenities as well. The yacht can comfortably accommodate 24 guests in 10 large guest suites, each equipped with a bathroom, living room, and double bedroom. For the yacht owner, there are two VIP suites that offer an elevated level of luxury. The yacht maintains a crew of 60 members, ensuring a seamless and luxurious experience for all onboard. The yacht’s amenities are designed for the ultimate leisure experience, including a cinema, outside bars, an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor jacuzzi, and even a helicopter pad, truly embodying the essence of luxury at sea​.

Al Mirqab luxury yacht

13. Dilbar – $256 million

Dilbar, a magnificent superyacht built by German company Lürssen Yachts and launched in 2016, is among the world’s largest yachts at 156 meters (512 feet). It’s named after the mother of its owner, Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov.

Dilbar luxury yacht

The yacht’s exterior, designed by Espen Øino, is sleek and modern. The luxurious interior by Andrew Winch Designs accommodates up to 40 guests and 96 crew members. The yacht includes numerous decks with high-end furnishings, an expansive dining area, a salon with a grand piano, lounges, a cinema room, and luxurious suites with en-suite bathrooms.

Dilbar luxury yacht

Dilbar hosts a range of amenities including a full-size swimming pool – the largest on a yacht, a spa area with sauna and steam room, multiple hot tubs, and a gym. It also boasts a helicopter pad. The yacht is powered by a diesel-electric power plant, allowing it to operate at a top speed of about 22.5 knots. Equipped with the latest navigation and communication systems, Dilbar also includes environmental features like a waste heat recovery system. This superyacht epitomizes luxury and innovative design.

Dilbar luxury yacht

12. Pelorus – $300 million

Honkong based billionaire, property developer and chairman of Prudential Enterprises is the proud owner of the superyacht Pelorus. He purchased it for a whopping 300 million dollars. The yacht gets its name from the Greek word ‘pelorious’ which means vast.

Pelorus luxury yacht

Pelorus is an exceptional superyacht designed by Tim Heywood and built by the world-renowned German shipyard, Lürssen Yachts. Launched in 2003, this luxury vessel measures 115 meters (377 feet) in length.

Pelorus luxury yacht

Exhibiting a sleek exterior, the yacht’s design incorporates expansive deck spaces that offer multiple areas for dining, lounging, and socializing. The interiors, designed by Terence Disdale, can accommodate up to 22 guests and 42 crew members, providing an atmosphere of refined elegance with custom furnishings, luxurious suites with en-suite bathrooms, and a range of entertainment spaces including a saloon and a cinema room.

Pelorus luxury yacht

Pelorus offers a wealth of amenities such as two helipads, a large swimming pool, and a variety of water toys. It also includes a spa complete with a sauna and steam room, a gym for fitness enthusiasts, and a number of jacuzzis.

Pelorus luxury yacht

The yacht is powered by a twin-screw propulsion system, capable of cruising at a speed of 18 knots. It has a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, making it robust and durable for long voyages. Equipped with cutting-edge navigation and communication systems, Pelorus ensures a safe and comfortable journey.

Pelorus luxury yacht

11. Rising Sun – $300 million

Rising Sun, owned by American billionaire David Geffen, is a stunning testament to the heights of luxury achievable in modern yacht design. Built by the esteemed German shipyard, Lürssen Yachts, and launched in 2004, Rising Sun stretches to an impressive 138 meters (453 feet) in length, ranking it among the world’s largest private yachts.

Rising Sun luxury yacht

The yacht’s graceful exterior, designed by Jon Bannenberg, exudes sophistication with its sleek lines and balanced proportions. Inside, the opulent interiors, orchestrated by designer Laura Seccombe, can accommodate up to 18 guests and 45 crew members. The suites are impeccably designed with exquisite furnishings, offering unparalleled comfort and luxury.

Rising Sun luxury yacht

Rising Sun’s communal areas are equally extravagant. With multiple lounges, a spacious dining room, a wine cellar, a movie theater, and even a basketball court that doubles as a helipad, it has every amenity to ensure the utmost comfort and entertainment for its guests.

Rising Sun luxury yacht

Wellness facilities on the yacht include a gym, a spa, and a sauna, while outside, there are numerous decks for sunbathing and alfresco dining, a swimming pool, and a variety of water toys. The yacht also houses an extensive garage for tenders and other watercraft.

Rising Sun is powered by four powerful MTU diesel engines, allowing a cruising speed of 28 knots. It features a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, ensuring durability and stability on long voyages. Equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems, Rising Sun promises a safe and smooth sailing experience.

Rising Sun luxury yacht

10. Al Said – $300 million

Al Said, named after its owner, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said of Oman, is an epitome of royal luxury in the world of superyachts. Built by the renowned German shipyard, Lürssen Yachts, and launched in 2008, Al Said measures an imposing 155 meters (508 feet) in length, placing it among the largest yachts globally.

Al Said luxury yacht

The yacht’s exterior, a blend of classic and modern design elements by Espen Øino, is awe-inspiring with its striking lines and balanced proportions. Inside, the lavish interiors designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon can accommodate up to 70 guests and a crew of 154. The suites are a statement of opulence, with sumptuous furnishings and exceptional comfort.

Al Said’s communal areas are a testament to splendor and grandeur. It features luxurious lounges, a grand dining room, a concert hall capable of accommodating a 50-piece orchestra, and even a fully equipped cinema room.

Al Said luxury yacht

The amenities on the yacht include a helipad, a large swimming pool, and several jacuzzis. Wellness facilities include a spa with a steam room and a sauna, while an equipped gym caters to fitness enthusiasts. Al Said also boasts an array of water toys for outdoor fun and numerous decks for relaxation and alfresco dining.

Powered by twin diesel engines, Al Said can reach a top speed of 22 knots. It features a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, ensuring robustness and stability during voyages. The yacht is equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems for safe and smooth journeys.

Al Said luxury yacht

Lürssen Yachts is behind this luxury private yacht belonging to, and named after, Qaboos Bin Said Al Said, the Sultan of Orman. Little is known about the Al Said apart from the fact that it houses a concert hall big enough to accommodate a 50-piece orchestra. At the time of its construction in 2007 and 2008, it comprised the world’s second largest yacht and can host up to 70 guests with a crew of 154.

9. Radiant – $320 million

Radiant, an impressive luxury superyacht, is an example of exceptional yacht building. Constructed by the highly reputable Lürssen Yachts of Germany, and launched in 2009, Radiant measures a noteworthy 110 meters (361 feet) in length, placing it among the world’s largest yachts.

The yacht’s exterior design, crafted by Tim Heywood, exudes a unique elegance with its balanced proportions and sleek lines. The interiors, designed by the renowned Glen Pushelburg, offer accommodation for up to 20 guests and 44 crew members. The suites are tastefully designed, boasting luxury furnishings and offering a high degree of comfort.

Radiant luxury yacht

Radiant’s communal spaces are characterized by an abundance of luxury and comfort. It includes numerous lounges, a spacious dining area, a state-of-the-art cinema room, and even a main salon equipped with a grand piano, ensuring diverse entertainment options for its guests.

The range of amenities on Radiant is astounding. Highlights include a swimming pool, jacuzzis, a fully equipped gym, a massage room, and a beauty salon. The yacht also has a helipad and a garage that houses various tenders and water toys, adding to the yacht’s appeal for those who enjoy water sports and outdoor fun.

Powered by twin diesel engines, Radiant is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 21 knots. It has a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, ensuring robustness and stability during long voyages. Equipped with cutting-edge navigation and communication systems, Radiant promises a safe and smooth sailing experience.

Radiant luxury yacht

8. SuperYacht A – $323 million

SuperYacht A, owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, is one of the most distinctive superyachts in the world. Launched in 2008 and built by the renowned German shipyard Blohm+Voss, this avant-garde yacht measures a staggering 119 meters (390 feet) in length.

SuperYacht A

The yacht’s exterior, designed by Philippe Starck, is a radical departure from traditional yacht design, with its inverted hull and knife-like appearance. The unconventional design not only adds to its aesthetic appeal but also improves its nautical performance.

Inside, SuperYacht A boasts an equally unique and luxurious interior designed by Starck. It can accommodate up to 14 guests across seven spacious suites and has room for a crew of 42. The master suite is a standout feature, equipped with a rotating bed and bulletproof glass for absolute privacy and security. The yacht’s interior design is a mix of minimalism and opulence, with extensive use of glass and mirrors, enhancing the sense of space and light.

SuperYacht A

The communal areas include a 2,500 square feet main salon with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, offering stunning panoramic views. It also has a disco, a cinema room, and a formal dining room that can seat up to 24 guests.

SuperYacht A

SuperYacht A is renowned for its array of amenities. It boasts three swimming pools, including one with a glass floor situated directly above a disco, multiple hot tubs, and a helicopter pad. The yacht also includes a tender garage that houses multiple watercraft for sea excursions.

SuperYacht A

The yacht is powered by two diesel engines, propelling it to a maximum speed of 23 knots. Its unconventional hull design offers enhanced stability and speed during voyages. Equipped with state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems, SuperYacht A ensures a safe and smooth sailing experience.

SuperYacht A

7. Serene – $330 million

Serene, a spectacular luxury superyacht, is presently owned by the billionaire Mohammed bin Salman. Constructed by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri and launched in 2011, Serene measures an impressive 134 meters (440 feet) in length, ranking it among the largest superyachts in the world.

Serene luxury yacht

The yacht’s exterior design, by Espen Øino, is characterized by elegant lines and balanced proportions that offer a pleasing aesthetic from any angle. Its interior, designed by Reymond Langton Design, has space for up to 24 guests and 52 crew members. The suites are designed with an emphasis on comfort, luxury, and meticulous attention to detail, offering the highest level of opulence.

Serene luxury yacht

Serene’s communal spaces are just as exquisite. It includes multiple lounges, a spacious dining room, and unique features such as a fireplace and a grand piano in the main salon. The yacht also boasts a snow room, a rarity even in the world of luxury yachts, where guests can enjoy a snow-filled environment at sea.

A range of amenities aboard Serene make it a floating luxury resort. It features two helicopter pads, a large internal seawater swimming pool, hot and cold jacuzzis, and a fully equipped spa. The yacht also houses a gym, a cinema, a library, and multiple outdoor dining and lounging areas.

Serene luxury yacht

For the adventurous, Serene offers an array of water toys and a submarine capable of diving to 100 meters. It also includes a ‘beach club’ – a space at sea level with a swim platform for easy access to the sea.

Powered by twin diesel engines, Serene is capable of reaching a top speed of 20 knots. It boasts a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, ensuring robustness and stability during voyages. The yacht is also equipped with cutting-edge navigation and communication systems, ensuring safety at sea.

Serene luxury yacht

6. Dubai – $350 million

Dubai, an extraordinary luxury superyacht, is a testament to the pinnacle of yacht design and craftsmanship. Built by the eminent shipyard Blohm+Voss and launched in 2006, Dubai measures an astounding 162 meters (532 feet) in length, marking it as one of the largest superyachts in the world.

Dubai luxury superyacht

The yacht’s exterior, designed by Andrew Winch, radiates grace and strength with its balanced proportions and streamlined silhouette. The lavish interiors, orchestrated by Platinum Yachts, can accommodate up to 24 guests and a crew of 88. The suites and communal spaces are a blend of opulence and comfort, featuring custom-made furniture, intricate design details, and a stunning color palette.

Dubai luxury superyacht

Dubai’s interior also includes a stunning atrium, which is a remarkable feature rarely seen on a yacht. The grand staircase in the atrium, made of glass and enhanced by color-changing lighting, is a design marvel. Other communal spaces include multiple lounges, a spacious dining area, a cinema, and a squash court.

Dubai luxury superyacht

The amenities on Dubai are equally impressive. It boasts a helipad, multiple swimming pools, a variety of hot tubs, and a large collection of water toys. For wellness and relaxation, it offers a fully equipped spa and gym. The yacht also features a vast deck space for outdoor dining and lounging.

Dubai luxury superyacht

The superyacht Dubai is powered by four MTU diesel engines, enabling it to cruise at a speed of 26 knots. With a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure, Dubai ensures stability and durability during voyages. Equipped with the latest navigation and communication systems, this superyacht ensures a safe and seamless journey.

Dubai luxury superyacht

5. Koru – $500 million

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ super luxurious new yacht, the 417-feet long Koru, valued at $500 million, is making waves as the world’s largest sailing yacht. Named after a Maori term symbolizing new life, growth, and peace, the yacht was built by Dutch shipbuilder Oceanco and launched in 2022.

Characterized by a rather traditional design, Koru strays away from outrageously contemporary aesthetics, opting instead for a minimal design language with classic lines, a black hull, and white superstructure. The exterior is adorned with a mermaid-like sculpture on the bow, bearing resemblance to Bezos’s partner, Lauren Sanchez.

Koru luxury yacht

Inside, Koru is a haven of luxury and comfort, accommodating up to 18 guests and a crew of 40. It features several lounges and business areas, a dining room that seats up to 12 guests, and a movie theatre. Wellness and fitness are not overlooked, with a gym, a swimming pool on the aft deck, and a large main salon with a fireplace, contributing to the yacht’s opulent feel.

Koru’s colossal 230-feet high masts power it to a speed of 20 knots, while a support vessel, the 246-foot Abeona, trails it carrying additional equipment and vehicles, including ATVs, supercars, seaplanes, and smaller boats.

Koru luxury yacht

The yacht’s construction stirred controversy due to its enormous size requiring a different route for testing to avoid dismantling a local bridge in the Netherlands. Nevertheless, this controversy has done little to tarnish Koru’s image as a testament to understated luxury, living up to its name as a symbol of new beginnings.

Koru luxury yacht

4. Superyacht A+ – $527 million

Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s A+, formerly known as Topaz, is an exceptional specimen of luxury and opulence in the world of superyachts. Built by the prestigious German shipyard Lürssen and launched in 2012, A+ measures a remarkable 147 meters (482 feet) in length.

A+’s exterior design, a masterpiece by acclaimed yacht designer Tim Heywood, flaunts a unique balance of elegance and power. Its sleek silhouette and streamlined form make it a sight to behold in any marina. The interior of the yacht, conceived by Terence Disdale Design, offers a supreme level of comfort and style, accommodating numerous guests and crew members with ease.

Superyacht A+

The living spaces in A+ are lavishly appointed, featuring high-end finishes and an extraordinary attention to detail. The emphasis is on offering an ambiance of refined luxury that doesn’t compromise on comfort and relaxation.

A+ is not just about aesthetics and comfort; its amenities make it a true sea giant. These include several jacuzzis, two helicopter landing pads, a cutting-edge gymnasium, and a large swimming pool. It also comes with a variety of water toys for adventurous guests to enjoy.

The yacht’s performance matches its grandeur. Powered by twin Pielstick diesel engines, A+ can reach commendable speeds for a yacht of its size. Its construction boasts a robust steel hull and a lightweight aluminum superstructure, ensuring stability and durability on the high seas. A+ is also equipped with the latest in navigation and communication systems, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey for all on board.

Superyacht A+

3. Eclipse – $600 million

Roman Abramovich’s yacht, Eclipse, is an extraordinary example of luxury and technological prowess on the high seas. Built by German shipyard Blohm+Voss and launched in 2010, Eclipse is widely recognized as one of the most impressive and iconic superyachts in the world.

Measuring an astounding 162.5 meters (533 feet) in length, Eclipse holds the title for being one of the largest and most lavish yachts afloat. Its sleek exterior design, courtesy of renowned yacht designer Terence Disdale, exhibits a perfect blend of elegance and power, making a striking impression wherever it goes.

Eclipse superyacht

The interior of Eclipse, meticulously designed by Terence Disdale Design, reflects a refined taste for opulence and comfort. The yacht boasts a wealth of living spaces, including multiple sumptuous suites, lounges, and entertainment areas. The master suite is a masterpiece of luxury, complete with its own private deck and breathtaking panoramic views.

Eclipse is equipped with an astonishing array of amenities that cater to every desire of its guests. The yacht features two helicopter pads, a vast swimming pool that can transform into a dance floor, several hot tubs, and even a mini-submarine for underwater exploration. A dedicated spa area, equipped with a sauna, steam room, and massage rooms, provides the ultimate relaxation experience.

Eclipse superyacht

In terms of technology, Eclipse is unparalleled. It is equipped with state-of-the-art security systems, including an anti-missile defense system, bulletproof glass, and laser intruder detection. The yacht also boasts an advanced stabilization system that ensures a smooth and comfortable ride, even in rough seas.

Eclipse’s power is derived from a combination of diesel-electric and diesel propulsion systems, allowing it to reach impressive speeds and cover long distances with ease. The yacht’s construction incorporates high-quality materials, providing stability, durability, and exceptional performance.

Eclipse superyacht

2. Azzam – $650 million

Azzam, an extraordinary superyacht, stands as a testament to unparalleled luxury and engineering prowess. Built by German shipyard Lürssen Yachts and launched in 2013, Azzam holds the distinction of being the world’s largest private yacht, measuring an astonishing 180 meters (590 feet) in length.

Azzam superyacht

The exterior design of Azzam, crafted by Nauta Yachts, showcases sleek lines and a streamlined silhouette, exuding an air of elegance and power. The interior, designed by Christophe Leoni, offers an opulent and sophisticated living space for its esteemed guests.

Azzam’s interior boasts an array of sumptuous suites, lavish lounges, and spacious entertainment areas. The attention to detail is evident in the intricate design elements and high-end finishes, creating an atmosphere of sheer indulgence.

Azzam superyacht

This superyacht is equipped with an extensive range of amenities to provide the utmost in luxury and entertainment. Azzam features a stunning mosaic-tiled swimming pool, a helipad, and a dedicated spa area complete with a hammam and massage rooms. Outdoor spaces offer ample room for relaxation and alfresco dining.

Azzam superyacht

Powered by a combination of gas turbines and diesel engines, Azzam can achieve remarkable speeds, ensuring efficient and swift voyages. The yacht’s construction incorporates advanced technology and materials, allowing for stability and smooth navigation.

Azzam is not only known for its impressive size and lavish amenities but also for its exceptional seakeeping abilities. It effortlessly sails through the waters, offering a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all on board.

Azzam superyacht

1. Most Expensive Yacht – History SupremeE ~ $4.5 Billion

Finally, boasting the world’s most expensive yacht is the History Supreme. This masterpiece was created by UK-based designer Stuart Hughes and took over three years to complete. The yacht’s price tag is a staggering $4.8 billion, making it a true symbol of extravagance.

world's most expensive car yacht

What sets History Supreme apart is its remarkable exterior, which is adorned with approximately 100,000 kilograms of precious metals and rare jewels. The main highlight is the hull, crafted from solid gold and platinum. The extravagant use of these precious metals gives the yacht its distinctive and captivating appearance.

The interior of History Supreme is equally lavish, featuring a range of exquisite amenities. The master bedroom, for instance, boasts a wall feature made from a meteorite, while other areas showcase luxury touches such as dinosaur bone accents and genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex fossils. The extravagant use of precious materials extends to every detail of the interior, creating an ambiance of unparalleled grandeur.

world's most expensive car yacht

Among the remarkable features on board History Supreme is the world’s most expensive liquor bottle, which is adorned with diamonds and sports a rare 18.5-carat diamond on its neck. Additionally, a statue crafted from genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex bones stands proudly on the yacht.

world's most expensive car yacht

History Supreme offers a range of amenities to ensure the utmost comfort and entertainment for its guests. These include a dining area, a sunbathing area, and a swimming pool with a stunning waterfall feature. The yacht also features a unique glass-covered area on the deck, which can be used as a helipad or a dance floor.

The remarkable construction and extravagant use of precious materials make History Supreme a true masterpiece. It represents the epitome of luxury and stands as a testament to the heights that can be achieved in yacht design and craftsmanship.

world's most expensive car yacht

What makes yachts the most expensive in the world?

Have you ever wondered what makes those super expensive yachts so special? Imagine a boat that’s more like a floating dream house than anything else. These yachts are the playgrounds of the super-rich, and there’s so much about them that’s just mind-blowing.

First off, think about stepping onto a yacht that feels like the fanciest hotel you’ve ever seen. We’re talking about soft, plush carpets that your feet sink into, rooms filled with art that could be in museums, and furniture that looks like it’s straight out of a luxury magazine. It’s not just a boat; it’s a whole other world of luxury.

But what really jacks up the price tag on these yachts? It’s the crazy features they come with. How about a movie theater on the water? Or maybe a helipad, so you can just fly onto your yacht whenever you want. And for those who love adventures, some of these yachts have mini-submarines. Yes, you read that right – submarines! So you can explore underwater without even getting wet.

The tech on these yachts is also out of this world. They have navigation systems that could probably fly a spaceship, making sure you’re safe wherever you go. And the crew! Imagine having people on board whose only job is to make sure you have everything you need, whether it’s a five-star meal or just a fresh towel.

Owning one of these yachts isn’t just about having a fancy boat – it’s a statement. It says you’ve made it in a big way. It’s like having your own private island that can move. Only a few people in the world can say they have something this amazing, and it’s about the freedom to explore the ocean in your own floating palace.

In short, the most expensive yachts in the world are all about bringing your wildest dreams to life. They’re not just about getting from one place to another; they’re about experiencing life at its most luxurious, where every day is an adventure and the whole sea is yours to explore. How cool is that?

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The only thing I think of when I see such extravagant luxury and the extreme amount of materialistic items these individuals purchase is: imagine if the super rich actually did something constructive with their loot. I don’t know … clean up the environment; fix everything mankind has done to this sick planet so there’s something left for our kids, grandkids to enjoy; feed the homeless; pour money into the education systems; rid the world of poverty etc. What a legacy! But, nope, instead they’ll still spend 150,000$ on a dress they might wear once, $30 M on a house they don’t even live in … all just to feed their ego. It’s unreal and so sad.

You guys do realize what happens after the yachts are built that your crediting billionaires for buying? Do you think that just because they spent billions for a yacht that it will employ and pay for 100’s of life’s forever? Do you realize that the money from these billionaires buying these yachts is being handed to another greedy hand? I do agree that if you have the money, spend it. I do agree that it’s their right to do what they want with their money. I’m not jealous of what they have….I’m simply stating that Greed begets Greed. Rather than bash others for what they have and complain about what we don’t have, take a look at your life and it’s entirety. Look at your spouse, your children, the shelter, clothes and things you do have and be grateful. Be proud of how hard you work to earn what you do and keep fighting the good fight because the simplicity of our lives has much more real, tangible and powerful value than others with more fortune. Don’t think that they wake up everyday with a huge smile, sense of relief, no stress, no fears, etc because they do. When someone has more than others, the others will always be looking for ways to take what they have. This last sentence isn’t directed toward the wealthy either. There’s always somebody that has even less than you or I and trust me…that person is looking for a way to get what we have. We are all guilty of the “Woe is Me” syndrome when we could just be thankful for what we have, proud of our hard work and the example we set for our children and don’t forget that we have a responsibility to give back and help others as well. Have you ever thought about how exhausting, stressful and miserable it is to face everyday battling greed, jealousy and hatred? Think about it and tomorrow, wake up with an opposing attitude and see how much better your day and life is. It’s just like being dishonest – it takes far more work and causes way more damage to tell a lie rather than telling the truth.

I grew into a 6 ft blonde lady, it was predestined. My point is that life is not an even playing field. That is what makes horse racing. Enjoy life no matter what you have, make the best of it and when all seems lost hope and love are always possible!

I think Darwin no longer applies to our species. In 1950 it did. I’m a white dude from the suburbs of Sacramento, California. Here’s what I can tell about entitlement. 97% of the successful people that I have known are successful because their parents pumped time and money in to them. Think George Bush, George Bush, and Prescott Bush. These people don’t strive because of intelligence, hard work, effort, beauty, strength, or any survival of the fittest trait. When money goes obsolete, Darwin will rule once again. Selfish, greedy, entitled, spoiled rotten momma’s boys rule our world. What happened to natural selection?.The logistics and statistics of becoming a billionaire by yourself aren’t impossible ( always and never don’t exist) but close enough to be considered highly improbable. Divide and Conquer People.

Envy means I do not have that and i wish you did not have it too.

Jealousy means I do not have that, but i wish i did.

I thought it was the opposite

You can’t blame these people for buying these yachts. God bless them. They think large and they leave large. Its all a state of mind. I’m not anywhere near that but I’m improving. The wise people say the world is perfect as it is and you would be very arrogant to try to make the world the way YOU want, you can’t just undermine GOD. So be happy with what you have and improve yourself, maybe one day if you do a good job you will have something that makes you happy just like these $4+ billion yachts make them happy

The wise people also say, the perfection in the world also includes all experiences and perceptions which, if you consider the global insect apocalypse, or the disappearance of salamanders in my childhood back yard creek due in part to pollution from stormwater run off, you will quickly realize things could be better. Our hearts know that it is intolerable to live in a world where child sex trafficking rings exist. Our hearts know it is intolerable to live in a world where wealth inequality has been able to reach such heights. Capitalism says you are paid what your worth, but it’s not true. You are paid what you have the power to negotiate. No one making $50 million dollars a year is worth 1000 times more than the every day salary of $50,000/yr. But we don’t have to tolerate rising wealth inequality in a rivalrous dynamics led world. Stormwater run off doesn’t need to wipe out salamanders because it doesnt need to be toxic. The story we tell about the metaphysical reasons that we are here are directing the game that we’re playing. That game being one where we dismiss, disregard, or don’t know of the externalities of our choices. That game being one of rivalrous dynamics, modeled after the rest of the animal kingdom, and a game that we seemingly needed in order to become something unique, powerful and beautiful in the world. I believe the time has come for our deep adaptation to become something that we’ve never been. It’s time we play a different game, under a different story, with different answers than are pervasive today as to ‘What the human is here to do? We do not get to choose if we have answers for questions like ‘Why are we here?’ or ‘What is the human?’ When we havent asked these questions, in the absence of the sacred (for what else is the nature of these things?), culture injects answers that we often unconsciously adopt. One question I think would be excellent to begin with is ‘Do I want to consciously or unconsciously adopt answers to the deepest philosophical and metaphysical questions?’

For each yacht we see in this article, several thousand people down the supply chain that built it, operate it, and maintain it – have jobs. Houses, cars, retirement accounts. They pay their local taxes for police and fire, they go on vacations… Do you seriously think the world will be a better place we ban wealth? geeze. Its been tried a few times… well… the excuse to confiscate it that is… no one is happy when everyone is forced to be equally poor.

That has been studied and absolutely incorrect. The less economic disparity, the happier the population. I hope you are capable of understanding that someday.

JAMES – That is not true- the world cannot be equal in order to operate. There has to be the weak and the strong, the rich and the poor. People can’t be equally poor, remember, we are in a socialism world right now, and the powerful do dominate everything. I hope YOU will be able to understand that someday.

Must have been a China poll. Share the wealth. Kill all the people that have spent 5 years studying and are professional in their field. All are the same. Welcome to pure communism.

WRONG ! James you are ……… WRONG, WRONG, WRONG !

All the studies you are referring to were conducted by the economically disparaged.

It’s been tested and proven to be probably the exact opposite of what you say. Humanity can never surpass materialistic things in nature. That’s NATURALLY. But one can do it but the natural thing still remains.

this is actually pretty savage of them, like there are people dying and tehy are over here spending money like they own the place. selfish gooses. i personally believ e that if you are gona spend that much money you should spend it on things likes money and other things such as like money. i dont wanna be rood or anything bubt like its such a mood.

I agree. They want to avoid the jealous hordes coming for them with pitchforks? Tithe yourself and free up money for people that can’t afford not only superyachts, but food on the table, adequate health care and education. Ditto for prancing around like dumb teenagers showig off their iPhone 15’s. Old money wasn’t classless enough to flash their wealth. They should show some class.

cool & so inspiring. one day in the near future I am going to own mine & name it Moonshine Rosemary after mom & I . Long live capitalism!!

OMG, impossible luxury….

I want to buy the solid gold one

Last one the smallest and the most expensive due to its materials.. bah

These are really insane. It kinda reminds me that line from movie Wall Street… How much is enough? I honestly can’t imagine a clearer sign that somebody has too much money, then luxurious super yacht. On the other hand, it isn’t all gold what shines. Some of these yachts can look nice on the outside but being build surprisingly badly inside. Nothing more satisfying as ripping off a rich guy right? 😀

Hi, if you all permit me to add another comment to this article after reading all yours, other than 2-4 of you looking at this article in a negative way, the majority are between envy and looking forward to step in the owners shoes. Very common to human being throughout their evolution to acquire, and those who have been looked at as the privileged, while the rest would be part of feeding that machine or work for it and for reasons beyond this permitted space. My 2 cents in the whole discussion is from several point of view, we pride ourselves that we are at point of history where freedom of expression, action and knowledge never been so high, maybe few parts of homo sapiens history like Greece where we can say matching if not more (factoring 2500 years of delay), I have no comments on anybody’s behavior, but 1st rule in life is modesty of acquisition and accumulation to fulfill our need and our security (both are fulfilled in this day and age and if not because again human intentional decision not to help others of their kind which other animal species doesn’t behave as same) , most of who I see and read about who shop beyond their need in life and fill their closet to the point that these closets are apartment sizes while these goods are hardly used several times if not left with their tags. Not walking the (saving the planet road) but to think of how much small shirt need of water to produce or any of that, I can’t but see that there is strong schizophrenia in behaviour and thinking, that we carry on criticizing to protect this precious suffocating planet and at the same time falling prey to these kind of behaviour. And as Yuval Noah Harari said, we have abundance of wealth to fulfil everybody’s need, it is still our beasty behaviour to deny other human being from coming to equal level because we want to have 24 carat golden faucet and marble bath tub shipped from Italy to our big houses, (beasty and not animal, animal act in accordance with their needs and not wasting, as much as they are part of the Ecosystem plus other aspect that you can research on regarding struggle or violent behaviour differences between human and other animal species in general). I would end with the Mahatma Ghandi when he said (this planet can fulfill everybody’s need but can’t fulfill their greed). My apologies if I offended anybody with no prior intentions in writing my comments.

your English is abysmal – that’s the most offensive thing, period!

It seems as if it’s not his mother tongue, and if that’s the case, the claim is well-enough professed. Your English is not any better– you don’t even capitalize the first word in your sentence! Rookie move, especially when bashing another xx

Jim, with respect, it should be capital ‘Y’ for “Your”! C’mon buddy, there are a few minor grammatical errors and a couple of spelling mistakes in the complete Article! This guy is providing us with interesting information, in a plain English and easy to understand way. We don’t all have “Your” Superior Command of The English Language and thank God we don’t, as it must be very hard labour, to read most Articles that are published today! Kind regards, Lawrence

It’s funny how so many of you are like “Well they could spend that on less fortunate people or those in need.” They already probably are, and then they’re rewarding themselves for helping those people. Money is a unit of measure rendered to you based on the amount of people you serv; and most of you have money problems because you only serve one person: YOUR BOSS. Stop making excuses and start putting in hard work for your dreams and goals in life. Yeah, it’ll take time but the time will pass ANYWAY.

Easy for you to say. You have people working for you most likely, where as the rest of us cannot afford to pay the bills because cost of living is so high it’s ridiculous. We live in a world where a family of four with an income of $30,000 a year is considered below the poverty line. Just think about that for a moment, realize what that means. 50 years ago $30,000 a year was enough for a family of four to buy a decent 3 bedroom house with garage on a 1 acre plot, live comfortably, pay for their kids to go to college, go on family vacations, camping trips, eat healthy, and afford healthcare without breaking the bank. Now that same $30,000 isn’t enough to buy a trailer, or pay for college. You can barely afford basic health insurance, deductibles are stupidly high and most insurance companies expect you to pay the deductible up front first before they’ll pick up the rest of the bill, and most families these days just don’t have that kind of money available anymore. 50 years ago, sure, but nowadays, no. The “Pull yourself up by your bootstraps.” nonsense is a blatant cop-out by those who possess the means to do so. Try living on $9.00/hour 40 hr/week and $7.75/hour 38 hours/week on average working two full time jobs where your paychecks barely cross $300.00 and that’s if you get paid any overtime, your weekly income is at best $550.00 after taxes leaving you to care for a family of four on $2,200.00 to maybe $2,400.00 a month. Your monthly groundline/internet phone bill is $80 on average, no cable tv, maybe stream Netflix or Hulu plus not both for about $15 a month, (there’s your “luxury” hardee har har), used car payment to a cheesy used car dealership of a $100.00/month plus car insurance at $80/month. $600.00/month rent on a 3 bedroom apartment, utilities NOT included, so that’s another $100.00 out the window. A food bill that averages close to $250/week to feed everybody, with maybe one dining out trip for the family to Denny’s or something once a month for about maybe $60 including tip, and that’s if you save some extra cash on a couple of your grocery shopping trips. Health insurance bill is $800.00/month and your deductible is like $2,000.00. Gas for the car when gas is hovering around $2.50/gallon and the car is an old retired 2002 Crown Victoria with over 200,000 miles on the odometer and needs work and parts you can’t afford. LIVE ON THAT for a couple years and then you can tell me your story about “Pulling yourself up by your bootstraps.” when you have to live like that. Where can you save money for college? When both spouses work full time just to make ends meet, no time for the kids. No family time. No vacations. When the most luxurious thing you own is a used video game console you bought from the local pawn shop for $60 and that was a Christmas gift for the kids to share. Man you rich people are so out of touch with the rest of humanity it makes us all sick. And don’t try to bullshit me with some asinine excuse that you’re not so well off, because we all know that’s a lie.

(“Money is a unit of measure rendered to you based on the amount of people you serv; *sic)

That is how rich people talk, people who look down their noses at people like us because you “Worked for your dreams and goals in life.” Wake up to the reality of the world we live in now. Working for your dreams is no longer a possibility for people like us. WE CAN’T HAVE DREAMS ANYMORE because people LIKE YOU have taken those dreams away. You people with your bottom lines, profit margins, and satisfying your so-called investors when it is us the rank and file who put in all the real work, while we’re left to beg for crumbs from our master’s table. WE DO WORK HARD and we work a hell of a lot harder than you EVER HAVE! So don’t sit there like some High and Mighty GOD and preach to us like we’re the lazy ones. You do the work I do every single day for the pay I get and I dare you to call me lazy. I dare you to call my wife lazy. I dare you to call all the rest of us who work our fingers to the bone for the most ungrateful people on the damn planet, lazy. Like as if it isn’t hard enough for us when the only thanks we get is our pay getting cut, or hours cut, overtime pay cancelled, or simply not meted out, our staff numbers cut, workloads increased so we have to do more for less all so some fat greedy exec can afford a $4.5 billion dollar boat. Like he actually works for a living,… don’t make me laugh. Your considerations of our plight is about as fake and empty as that cheap smile you wear on your face while people like you get $1.5 trillion dollars in tax cuts, just so you can go and buy back stocks. Then just to make yourselves look profitable you close down factories and shift even more jobs over seas to 3rd world countries where you can have 12 year old girls and boys working 16/hour a day shifts making cheap products on the backs of legalized slave labor. Eventually, your $4.5 billion dollar boats will mean nothing, your $6 billion dollar palace estates will mean nothing as this artificial financial bubble you’ve inflated for yourselves will pop and it will be you who have the farthest to fall and you will only have yourselves and your own damn greed to blame.

See you in line at the soup kitchen. 🙂

Haha @Angry_Peasant, holy smokes you just hit my nail square on the head. Sad, sad thing nowadays. However, you was being slightly tight on those numbers. $350 (used car) $150 (insurance 4 car) $750 health insurance deductible paid upfront, $650 RENT for a rough house in a NOT SO PLEASANT area (meaning I dont have weekly murders but there is plenty of “friendly corner salesmen if you catch my drift”, $300 weekly food bill UNLESS we fall behind in our rent/bills which happens at Christmas or if we decide to treat our kids to 2 days at Kings Island as a “vacation ” bcuz they earn it by getting A’s n B’s in school and it crushes parents to hear your 4 kids ask if they can do something fun this summer. And we fall behind trust me that $300 food bill goes down to $150ish (lots of spaghetti n ramen noodles, cereal, hamburgers hotdogs etc. Utility bills are more like $250 if prices dont go up from greedy companies. Oh yea, I work 60+ hrs a week and my wife does too. I also have major bone n muscle disorders but cant get treated bcuz I cannot be off work that long to recover. And lets not forget clothes and school supplies. But Im living the dream, just not sure whos dream it is. I am lucky tho. Bcuz I work Maintenance for a Catholic School/church my kids get private schooling. Otherwise, it would be $8500 a child. Luckily its only $3000 for one child in high school and my other 3 in elementary are still free. But maybe with fingers crossed they will get the chance to live their own dreams and not those of someone who spends 1 billion buck-o-roos on a boat bcuz they feel like they earned by giving $10,000 to some charity once a year.

Well said brother , what about those who file banckrupsies and become presidents? And then, tax more the poor working people and tax free the rich wealthy ones…? and then justice for all…?

@Angry_Peasant this is awesome, can I borrow it?

What can I say , it’s wonderful to live large . Perhaps soon my day of living large will come. Thank you Lord.

which one you want

Well …. it is all God’s work!!! The gift of ability, of hard work of investment produces such beauty. There is no end to God’s creative work. Like them all!!! Very relaxing looking at these yachts.

Yup, all it takes is hard work and we can all own one of these. Really?

You can if you stop making excuses for yourself and work your butt off and go in the righ direction.

The American dream is dead.

I am religious. BUT i will point out to you… GOD has nothing to do with the Super Yachts or the Super Rich. These creations are purely based on the Demands of the Multi-billionaires out there.

OMG! Number 3.! A replica of a city on water! That’s quite visionary. They even made the plan and know how much it costs. In other words it’s not just an idea, It’s doable.

For me luxury is comfort. A vehicle easy to get in and out of, easy to use, quiet, a suspension somewhere between sports and wallow.

What can I say.. but to gaze at this beautiful toys.. I hail everyone who contributes in building this boats.. I don’t have to envy or condemn any rich man who can afford it.. for me, watching and reading articles like this serve as a motivation for me to work hard and right so that I could buy and own one someday and when I do.. I will name it after my lovely Mother.

I would name it after my mother as well.

Me too will name it after my mother (Emily)

The only thing I didn’t see in ALL these expensive ?s, is the cemetery where they would be buried when they die,I call this arrant weast of funds!!

Spectaculars Yachts , This is great list of the most expensive, luxurious and amazing yachts. The number one is incredible.(History Supreme)

In reply to Nigel, Although I sympathize with his comments, it does seem to me that by buying one of these luxury boats, the money that otherwise would have been sitting in some vault somewhere is being put to use. Yes the owner has a big new plaything, but think of all the thousands of people that earned incomes to support their families designing, building, stocking and managing these ships. Literally tens of thousands of peoples income for years (and of course all the people that took care of these people – grocers, barbers, teachers, plumbers, etc. etc.) earned incomes because these ships came into existence.

I’m sure there are many better ways to help people, by giving away the wealth, but spending it on luxury items doesn’t make it disappear – it goes deeply into the economy.

About the ships themselves – they are awesome and beautiful in their own right.

People starve all over the world and this is what we do with wealth………..mmmmmm power suit power tie… Dickheads “oh darling let’s spend a little of or money, bollocks to people living in shit and dieing lets buy a 4.5 billion pound boat ” it’s a nice boat and I admire the designs but personally I could not sleep knowing that my pleasure item could solve massive world hunger and help put a stop to mass corruption I bet you don’t put this comment on the page

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Well Jessica I really appreciate Ur aproach and that shud b da spirut at least among all of us who belong 2 da damn rest of da segment of da world.

The 4.5 billion dollar number 1 yacht has been exposed as a hoax (fake news) for quite some time. From the photos of the interior. while it does appear very luxurious, I see no evidence of it being festooned with solid gold and platinum.

All media like to buckle repeat so-called “info” nowadays, w/o checking for reliable convergent sources. This ruins here the overall value of the article, that shall then be shortened by 1 item (#1).

“History Supreme” (what a silly name…) is of the same kind as other SH’s “productions” which appear for their most outrageous claims at least, only as digitized & photoshopped fantasies with no hint of tangible reality.

Remember “the most expensive iPhone” @ £28M, “the most expensive house” at $7.5Bn,… So stupid announcements, especially regarding the total rubbish presented.

Reign of the fake, unrealistic & impossible – and already widely exposed as such. Just check the mail exchanges revealed by Computer Choppers (a GENUINE craftman of precious tech gadgetry…)

FYI, there is a $1Bn+ yacht on offer that could replace the fake section as #1: a 145m unit that is only a project yet. Called “Admiral X-Force” and designed by Dobroserdov, MC.

Let me stay dubious until one is ordered.

You’re an idiot. It’s called hard work and significance. They should be spending money on the less fortunate? Darling, what money have YOU given to the less fortunate? Have you given millions to those in need? To veterans, kids in Africa? NO? Then shut up. just because someone chooses to spend their earnings from SERVING OTHER PEOPLE differently doesn’t mean they’re wrong. It means you’re selfish and working a job that only pays your bills and supports no one else but you and your family. Your money is a wonderful servant but a terrible master and it clearly controls you.

Hi Ashley, Why the name calling? You could just as easily be the “idiot” in this discussion. You seem to have a giving nature at heart, however me thinks thou dost protest too much,really. As you already know the truism, “with great wealth comes great responsibility.” Keep up the good work. Yachts will come, which I don’t begrudge you, although they will be decidely secondary to the goodness of your actions and of your soul?

If we add up the cost of the yachts in the article, it comes out to well over 7 billion dollars. The buyers could have just left their money sitting in a bank. THAT would have been savage. But by choosing to spend it on these yachts, they handed that 7 billion dollars over to the tens of thousands of people who designed, engineered, built, maintained, and maybe even took the pics seen in the ad. Rich people buying what they choose is what employs everybody else. How much payroll tax did the jobs involved with creating these yachts generate? Local govts can pay their fire dept and police. The kids can have their public parks – and let’s not leave out the money anyone involved may have choze to give to charity as well. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Yacht buyer, Lear Jet owner, Mansion dweller… your money spent is our money earned.

I agree with you, completely, Jeff.

Its realy beautiful

Really beautiful! I’m buying Eclipse!

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Luxury yachts have introduced a glittery (and technologically advanced) era of seafaring, and the most expensive yachts in the world are their epitome.

The ultra-wealthy owners of "megayachts" and "superyachts" do not just own floating palaces that help them navigate the oceans, they possess massive, floating symbols of prestige and decadence.

Every superyacht on this list is a work of art with a unique design, cutting-edge technology, and of course, ultimate luxury.

These vessels range from the glittering History Supreme adorned in gold, to the advanced motor yacht A , symbolizing abundance and class in the shipping world.

Value: $300 Million

As a representative example of maritime luxury and engineering, there is the Pelorus , valued at approximately $300 million.

This yacht measures over 115 meters and has an elegant design with current technology.

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It was constructed by the German shipyard Lürssen and designed by Tim Heywood, with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.

Pelorus is a luxurious yacht that provides myriad services, like different swimming pools, helipads, and a lavishly appointed category of guest suites.

She has a high-tech stabilization system for a smooth sail.

Over the years, the yacht has been owned by eminent personalities and serves as a sign of wealth in the realm of luxurious yachts.

$300 Million

Hamilton, Bermuda

Swimming Pools, Helipads


Price: $320 Million

The Radiant , valued at an estimated $320 million , is a fantastic example of marine lavishness in secure vessel.

Built in 2009 by Lürssen, this super yacht comes with a sophisticated design created by Tim Heywood and an exquisite interior by Glen Pushelburg.

In addition to the luxury-focused features expected on a yacht of her pedigree, she has up-to-date security attributes – like a missile defense shield for maximum security:

Boat International shared that she is also equipped with an arsenal of sonic guns that fire low-frequency sound waves that can burst the eardrums of approaching assailants and a military water cannon capable of sinking an approaching boat at more than 100 yards.

The Radiant boasts luxurious facilities such as a swimming pool, beach club, a theater room, and a well-equipped gym.

She offers the finest in luxury, technology, and safety, earning her a spot among elite nautical craft and providing an exceptionally safe experience at sea.

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$320 Million

Last Known Port Of Registration:

Cayman Islands

Notable Features:

Missile Defense System, Yacht Tender



Price: $400 Million

The Dubai yacht, valued at $400 million, is another example of extreme maritime luxury.

Spanning an impressive 162 meters, she is among the largest yachts traversing the seas today.

Commissioned by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei and later acquired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, this floating masterpiece was crafted by Platinum Yachts.

Her lavish features include a mosaic swimming pool, a helipad, and a striking circular staircase.

Her interior, adorned with opulent fabrics and handcrafted materials, offers a sumptuous visual experience rivaling the extraordinary comfort and luxury she boasts.

Dubai is not just a vessel but a symbol of regal luxury and architectural grandeur on the seas.

$400 Million

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Mosaic Swimming Pool, Disco, Movie Theater, Submarine, Squash Court


6 Motor Yacht A

Price: $440 million.

Motor Yacht A , valued at $440 million, is a striking example of maritime luxury and architectural innovation ... with a highly unassuming moniker.

Designed by Philippe Starck and engineered by Blohm + Voss, this 119-meter vessel stands out with her futuristic, submarine-inspired silhouette.

Launched in 2008, she boasts an opulent interior, including a 2,500-square-foot master bedroom and disco, alongside six guest suites that can be converted into four larger staterooms.

Her unique features include three swimming pools (one glass-bottomed) and a helipad.

Emphasizing luxury and privacy, Motor Yacht A is a floating masterpiece , blending avant-garde design with state-of-the-art technology.

$440 Million

Hamilton, Bermuda

Secret Room, Baccarat Crystal Adornments, Escape Pod, Three Yacht Tenders


5 Flying Fox

Price: $455 million.

The Flying Fox , valued at $455 million, is a textbook example of maritime luxury and engineering.

Built by the renowned German shipyard Lürssen in 2019, this yacht stands out for her sheer size and opulent features.

She spans an impressive length, offering ample space for a vast array of amenities and to accommodate a number of guests.

Her interior design is a blend of elegance and modernity, providing unparalleled comfort and luxury.

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The Flying Fox is not just a vessel; she is a floating sanctuary which offers a unique and indulgent experience, making her one of the most prestigious yachts in the world today.

$455 Million

Cayman Islands

Salon, Spa, Steam Room, Charterable, Beach Club


Price: $500 Million

You won't find Jeff Bezos ' Koru yacht on the majority of "most expensive yacht" rankings, which appears to be by design.

Crafted by shipbuilder Oceanco , Bezos ' Koru was the subject of a May 19th New York Times profile, "Jeff Bezos’ New Yacht Is Finally Ready to Set Sail."

After briefly touching upon the Koru's specs, the Times noted that Oceanco declined an opportunity to discuss the yacht, effectively turning down what amounted to free advertising in one of the world's largest newspapers:

A spokesperson for Mr. Bezos did not comment for this article; neither did Oceanco, Koru’s builder. Here is what to know about the boat ...

Before the Koru was christened, Bezos was the subject of a tellingly-titled article : "Jeff Bezos and the secretive world of superyachts."

The BBC didn't mention the Koru by name in its May 2021 article, but the outlet reported on a vessel matching her description (417 feet long and priced at around $500 million):

The 417ft (127m) vessel is being built in the Netherlands by Oceanco, according to a new biography of Bezos by Bloomberg News ...

... The highly secretive superyacht project, known as Y721, is due to be completed sometime next month, according to Bloomberg. It's likely that Bezos' order was placed several years ago, since custom-made ships like this can take around five years to build.

Bezos' reluctance to comment on the Koru for the Times' profile may have been due in part to a controversy over the yacht and the putative dismantling of a bridge to enable her passage in 2022.

Initial plans to dismantle the bridge were scrapped in August 2022, but secrecy around the Koru's specifications remain to this day.

$500 Million

Cayman Islands

Not Disclosed


3 Motor Yacht A+ (Topaz)

Price: $527 million.

Motor Yacht A+ , previously christened Topaz and valued at $527 million, is a stunning vessel whose reputation precedes her.

Launched in 2012 by Lürssen Yachts, this impressive vessel spans 147 meters, making her one of the largest yachts in the world.

Designed by Tim Heywood with an interior by Terence Disdale, the Topaz is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and amenities.

She features multiple decks, a large jacuzzi, a swimming pool, a spacious conference room, a cinema, and a fully equipped gym.

This yacht is a floating estate and mansion, fusing elegance, luxury, and high-end technology, reflecting the pinnacle of affluent living and nautical craftsmanship.

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$527 Million

Hamilton, Bermuda

Double Helipads, Tender Garage, Swimming Platform, Full Gym


Price: $600 Million

The Azzam , priced at $600 million, is a remarkable feat in yacht engineering and luxury.

Launched in 2013 by Lürssen Yachts and designed by Nauta Yachts, she stretches an impressive 180 meters, making her one of the largest private yachts ever built.

Notable for both her speed and elegance, the Azzam boasts a sleek, sophisticated design and can reach speeds over 30 knots, thanks to her powerful jet engines.

Her interior, designed by Christophe Leoni, exudes luxury with intricate, bespoke designs.

This yacht represents a harmonious blend of size, performance, and opulence, setting a new standard in luxury yachting.

$600 Million

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Largest Privately-Owned Motor Yacht In The World


Price: $1.5 Billion

The Eclipse is one of the world's most expensive yachts, towing a hefty price tag of $1.5 billion; her valuation has increased since she first launched .

This luxurious vessel is renowned for her extraordinary size and opulent amenities. She features a sleek and modern design, offering her privileged occupants the utmost in comfort and extravagance at sea.

The Eclipse set new standards for oceanic luxury with multiple decks, spacious cabins, a swimming pool, a helipad, and a mini-submarine on board.

Owned by prominent Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, this yacht once held the record for being the longest privately owned yacht, until the Azzam sailed away with her crown.

$1.5 Billion

Hamilton, Bermuda

"Largest Swimming Pool To Be Placed On Any Private Yacht In The World"


A Note About The History Supreme 'Superyacht'

"price": $5 billion.

Across the internet, the History Supreme is routinely touted as the most expensive yacht to ever exist, purportedly fashioned entirely from solid gold and platinum, and even inlaid with precious gems.

If ever a vessel was made to be on a list like this, it's the History Supreme . But precious little information seems to exist about the yacht, and it is particularly scarce with respect to basic details like her home port and supposed owner.

Yet searches for the History Supreme lead to link after link ranking it as the most expensive yacht ever made, sidestepping obvious questions – such as ones about whether precious metals are compatible with prolonged exposure to corrosive seawater, or whether a vessel of her description could be seaworthy at all.

Thankfully, the maritime information hub has the scoop on this mysterious vessel , first pointing out that every site listing "uses the same four images" – often a sign that a concept or CGI object has been mistaken for or falsely held out as real.

Almost all the other yachts on this list have left undeniable traces of their existence – registration information, dedicated Wikipedia entries, and details about their movements and ports of call.

As for the "four images" in total, that's uncommon for notable vessels, which are often photographed by boating enthusiasts and beachgoers when yachts are docked, boarded, or when they're seen near the shoreline while at sea.

In this particular instance, it's difficult to imagine a solid gold yacht criss-crossing the planet for well over a decade (after her supposed commission in 2011) and not appearing in at least one Instagram post.

The History Supreme is described as the most unusual and lavish yacht in history, but no verifiable evidence of her seems to exist anywhere; she is brag-worthy, but never bragged about.

As explains, the History Supreme has all the hallmarks of an internet hoax:

You may have heard that the most expensive yacht in history is called the History Supreme. As near as I’ve been able to figure out, that’s not true. Not because the alleged $4.8 billion yacht wouldn’t be the most expensive – that’s far more than the next most expensive yacht.

Instead, it’s not true because the History Supreme is not a real yacht. It doesn’t exist. But you wouldn’t know that from how the internet works. raised questions about her rumored owner (an unnamed, wealthy man from Malaysia), pointing out that her supposed cost of $5 billion amounted to over a third of the richest man in Malaysia's net worth:

People have assumed that the owner would be a man named Robert Kuok, the richest man in Malaysia. His fortune is around $14.5 billion. If he was indeed the man who purchased this boat, it means he spent one third of all of his money on it. That’s a lot of money to invest in a single boat.

Even if an individual with $15 billion decided to spend $5 billion on the History Supreme , Boat Safe uncovered what looked to be firm evidence of a hoax, pointing out the four images "looked a lot like the Baia One Hundred , a yacht made by Italian yacht makers Baia in 2008." contacted Baia, which confirmed the images were theirs, and introduced another excellent question – how could a solid gold yacht be buoyant?

Baia’s sales manager said those photos were stolen from their website and doctored. So they were not new photos of an altered boat, but altered photos of an old boat. Moreover, and this is crucial, he also pointed out what should have been obvious to anyone working in boating news. If Hughes added 110 tons of gold to the boat, how the heck was it staying afloat?

If anything, the History Supreme is a good reminder that not everything that glitters turns out to be gold, that not everything flashy or exciting on the internet turns out to be true, and that the world's most expensive yacht would generate photographic evidence of its existence.

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Top 10 most expensive cars in the world and what they cost in 2024

In the world of luxury cars, manufacturers can go to any length to create the most luxurious and expensive automobiles. These cars are not just about transportation but are symbols of status, with cutting-edge technology epitomising the best work of art. The most expensive cars have limited editions, and therefore, it is rare to spot one. Which cars are the most costly, and how much do they cost?

Some of the most expensive car models: (L-R) Rolls-Royce Sweptail, Bugatti La Voiture Noire, and Pagani Huayra Coda Lunga


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We strive to provide our readers valuable insights and information through our various rankings and lists. In compiling this list of the most expensive cars, we have included data from multiple sources, including Motor 1 , Robb Report , Forbes India , Top Speed , and The Financial Express . The car prices are estimates and may vary depending on various factors.

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1Rolls-Royce Boat Tail La Rose Noire$30 million
2Rolls-Royce Boat Tail$28 million
3Bugatti La Voiture Noire$18.7 million
4Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta$17.6 million
5Sp Automotive Chaos$14.4 million
6Rolls-Royce Sweptail$12.8 million
7Bugatti Chiron Profilee$10.8 million
8Bugatti Centodieci$9 million
9Mercedes-Maybach Exelero$8 million
10Pagani Huayra Codalunga$7.4 million

Rolls-Royce Boat Tail La Rose Noire

  • Model : Rolls-Royce Boat Tail La Rose Noire
  • Company : Rolls-Royce
  • Year of manufacture : 2023
  • Cost : $30 million

The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail La Rose Noire is the most expensive car in the world, with a price tag of more than $30 million. It is one of the limited tail series of Rolls-Royce with unrivalled bespoke luxury and top-notch craftsmanship. It is inspired by the love of Black Baccara roses. It resembles an elegant yacht with flowing curves that give it a unique and eye-catching appearance.

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This hypercar's notable features include an infotainment system, bespoke audio, and climate control systems. The rear deck reveals a hosting suite with a cocktail table, chairs, and a parasol. Another notable element is the champagne fridge, which can store drinks at desired temperatures.

A blue Rolls-Royce Boat Tail

  • Model : Rolls-Royce Boat Tail
  • Year of manufacture : 2021
  • Cost : $28 million

Daniel Koenigs designed this version of Rolls-Royce, which closely resembles the Rolls-Royce Boat Tail La Rose Noire. It is one of the brand’s coach-built series with multiple luxury features and costs approximately $28 million, making it the second most expensive car in the world.

The high-end car has a singular design created in collaboration with its owner. Generally, it has a nautically inspired design resembling J-class yachts and borrowing from past Rolls-Royce car models.

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Bugatti La Voiture Noire

  • Model : Bugatti La Voiture Noire
  • Company : Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S
  • Year of manufacture : 2019
  • Cost : $18.7 million

This luxury hypercar is known for its sleek design, top-notch performance, and exceptional craftsmanship. It was designed by Achim Anscheidt and launched in 2019. This rear car, reportedly the only one in the world, has a price tag of $18.7 million.

Bugatti La Voiture Noire has distinctive LED headlights integrated into the body and tail, giving it a sophisticated appearance. Its top performance is supported by an 8.0-litre W16 quad-turbocharged engine, which produces 1,479 horsepower.

Although its maximum speed is not publicly known, it is alleged that it can attain a top speed of approximately 420 km/h. This car boasts state-of-the-art technology and was designed to maximise comfort. 

Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta

  • Model : Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta
  • Company : Pagani
  • Year of manufacture : 2017
  • Cost : $17.6 million

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Pagani is one of the most expensive luxury car brands, and the Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta is the most expensive in its collection, priced at approximately $17.6 million. This remarkable hypercar combines elegance and high performance. Designed by Horacio Pagani and released in 2017, only three units of this car have been produced worldwide.

Its body is made from carbon titanium, which is lightweight but strong. It is aerodynamically designed, creating minimal air resistance as it moves. It has a vintage touch with partly covered wheels made from aluminium and coated with gold. Its 7.3-litre V12 789 horsepower engine can reach a maximum speed of 355 km/h.

  • Model : Sp Automotive Chaos
  • Company : Spyros Panopoulos (SP) Automotive
  • Year of manufacture : 2022
  • Cost : $14.4 million

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The Chaos’ body is made from Zylon, titanium, and carbon fibre, which makes it strong and lightweight. It is aerodynamically designed with adjustable wings and diffusers to enhance its performance at top speeds.

The hypercar has distinctive LED lighting that enhances its aesthetics and visibility . For high performance, it comes with a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V10 engine that produces enough power to attain a top speed of 500km/h.

Rolls-Royce Sweptail

  • Model : Rolls-Royce Sweptail
  • Cost : $12.8 million

This opulent Rolls-Royce model was released in 2017, and its sleek, distinctive design has made it among the most elegant car designs. The Rolls-Royce Sweptail is unique and features bespoke craftsmanship, making it one of the priciest car models. It is estimated to cost $12.8 million.

This automotive design borrows from other versions of Rolls-Royce and yachts. It packs a 6.75-litre V12 engine that produces 453 horsepower and 531 lb-ft of torque. The interior section is designed with the client in mind, but it generally takes a minimalist approach. It also has a rear deck with ample storage space, a champagne chiller, and flutes.

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  • Model : Bugatti Chiron Profilee
  • Company : Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.
  • Year of manufacture : 2016
  • Cost : $10.8 million

Bugatti Chiron Profilee is one of the most expensive cars in the world, with an approximate price tag of $10.8 million. This magnificent car was launched in France in February 2023, and it stands out due to its high-speed capabilities and advanced technology. It combines luxury and performance.

It is made from carbon fibre and has an iconic aerodynamic shape with adjustable rear wings that increase downforce and stability. The interior is made of luxury materials and meticulously designed to enhance comfort and functionality.

The hypercar is powered by an 8.0-litre W16 quad-turbocharged engine that delivers 1,479 horsepower and 1,180 lb-ft of torque and can achieve a top speed of 380 km/h.

Bugatti Centodieci

  • Model : Bugatti Centodieci
  • Cost : $9 million

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This extraordinary hypercar was launched in August 2019, and only ten units have been produced. It is a symbol of luxury that features top automotive technology, high performance, and comfort. It is another expensive Bugatti model, costing approximately $9 million.

It has an angular design similar to the Bugatti EB110 but with improved aerodynamics. Its body is lightweight, strong carbon fibre, and usually white, but clients can choose their preferred colour.

As for its interior, it has customised elements crafted with luxury materials and prioritises comfort at high speeds . It is packed with an 8.0-litre quad-turbocharged W16 engine that delivers 1,577 horsepower and can reach 280 km/h.

Mercedes-Maybach Exelero

  • Model : Mercedes-Maybach Exelero
  • Company : Mercedes-Maybach
  • Year of manufacture : 2005
  • Cost : $8 million

Mercedes-Maybach Exelero is among the world's most expensive cars, costing $8 million. This one-off sports high-performance sports car was designed and made by Stola and DaimlerChrysler and revealed in 2005 in Berlin, Germany. Although it is a high-speed car, it has an elegant design and maximum comfort.

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Its design features vintage Maybach elegance combined with modern styling. It is large, with an estimated length of six metres, and has an aerodynamic shape that reduces air resistance at high speeds. It has a twin-turbocharged 5.9-litre V12 engine capable of producing 690 horsepower and 752 lb-ft of torque for maximum power and high performance. At top speed, it moves at 350km/h.

  • Model : Pagani Huayra Codalunga
  • Cost : $7.4 million

Pagani Huayra Codalunga is an exclusive hypercar launched in 2022. It is a limited-edition car that fuses vintage beauty with contemporary automotive performance. At approximately $7.4 million, it is among the most expensive automobiles.

Its carbon fibre body has a long tail design , which enhances its aerodynamic efficiency. The colour and exterior finishes are customised to suit the client’s preferences. Thanks to its 6.0-litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine, which produces 791 horsepower and 775 lb-ft of torque, it can attain a top speed of 370 km/h. Only five units of this Pagani model have been produced.

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12 Most Expensive Cars In The World

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You know you have arrived in style when you do it in an exclusive set of wheels, turning everyone’s head on the road.

Well, when you work that hard around the clock, it only seems fair to award yourself with the most refined automotive luxury engineering has to offer.

A high-end car is more than seats, wheels, performance, and power. A high-end car is the luxurious feeling, luxury, and style you feel when you ride in it.  

The most expensive cars in the world not only evoke outstanding performance and power, but they also make you feel great about yourself with the featured leather seats, whimsical entertainment systems, and the elite latest environment-friendly technology that will indulge you in luxury.

However, it takes a lot more than luxury to turn the heads on the highway! It takes endless creativity and work of art that is much more than summing up the parts of these cars.

You get to experience driving that is not about transportation but is more about ushering into the thrill, safety, innovations, wanderlust feels, and most importantly, the power of the engine, which will take you on cloud nine.

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This is a comprehensive list of some of the most expensive cars to have ever been in production; some of these car brands have only produced one unit of these extremely sought-after vehicles.

12- Porsche Taycan 4S

With a wheelbase of 2900mm, the 4-seater Porsche Taycan 4S starts at $1,50,900; it has upgraded itself with 12% faster charging, more range, 20% more acceleration, and a turning circle of 11.7 m.

It has an acceleration of 0-60 mph in just four seconds, and for an electric car, these stats are impressive. These stats are only a start for showing off its attractive features and look.

Porsche Taycan 4s inmates the inner pleasure one may feel after driving a luxurious high-end luxury car. The battery capacity (performance-based battery) is 79.2 kWh and can power up to 320 kW. It gives the vehicle a steady center for smooth handling and easy steering.

11- Bentley Bentayga

If you are looking for power, speed, and luxury Bentley Bentayga is your heaven. Luxury SUVs are donning the market because premium customers have realized that beauty and performance should not be restricted to tiny spaces.

It has got interiors that are luxurious enough to make you feel festive and elegant as it smells rich, with the latest touchscreen infotainment, soothing and comfortable leather seats and extensive sunroofs. It comes with cabins perfect for a relaxing retreat during traffic jams.

It has 0-60 mph acceleration in a swift 3.8 seconds and is both spacy and luxurious. With the remarkable horsepower of 443 or 542, it is the least expensive luxury car, priced at $156,900.

10- Ferrari F60 America

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Ferrari F60 America has been specially designed for the American soul and combines the two great passions of power and performance. The personality Ferrari F60 America is instantly eye-catching and is characterized by the innovative artifact designer theme as the front of the car is daunted by the classic Ferrari glamour finish.

It has a 6.3-liter V12 gasoline-powered engine and is mated to a speed seven dual-clutch transmission with an E-Diff.

It can sprint from 0 to 100 km/hr within 3.1 seconds and owes 729.58 horsepower.

9- Pagani Huayra BC

A monument of subtle design and luxury, the Pagani Huayra BC Roadster is the last to be produced in the beloved line, and only 40 of them are made.

Pagani Huayra BC comes with a 6.0-liter twin-charged V12 Gas engine. The unique forged wheels make an impressive and aggressive profile of the car. It has 20 inches up front and 21 inches at the rear, having a wheelbase of 110.0 in. You can tailor and customize the color of the car.

The car and exposed carbon finishes can also be customized, as per the choices of the commissioner of the vehicle. Pagani Huayra BC, the Italian supercar, is priced at $2.6 million.

8- Bugatti Chiron

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Chiron is the best model introduced by Bugatti; it is very stylish and designed innovatively and performance-oriented. It is designed in a way beyond the imagination of an ordinary man.

The feature that makes Bugatti Chiron what it is is the range of color and material combinations. Yes, you heard it right! You can select the material combination for your deluxe car and ask for a personalized touch. One can choose a material combination ranging from hand-picked leather to precious metals. You can even personalize the embroidery or engravings and select the color of your choice, as there are countless options.

Apart from that, it has a 16-Cylinder W Configuration and has 1,500HP. The basic model of the Bugatti Chiron costs around $3 million.

While driving, it makes you feel you are gliding away around the corner, and that too with style.

It is a sports car with entirely silent features that allows you to have a high-tech, peaceful and eco-friendly luxurious ride. Taycan is best for smooth drives providing a luxurious driving experience with that, too, without impacting the environment harmfully.

7- Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio

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Those searching for something fresh in the market should end their quest now. Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio has an ultra-thin, tapered body that gives the most poised look.

The car’s cabin is customized, with black leather upholstery; it has a 4.5-liter, V-8 engine putting down 398 pound-feet of torque at 6,000 rpm and 596 horsepower at a hair-raising 9,000 rpm.

Ferrari Sergio has a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox that can sprint to 60 mph in just three seconds. The estimated top speed is over 200 mph; these are some of the salient features worth buying. The Ferrari Pininfarina Sergio is priced at $3,000,000

6- Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante

Aston Martin DBS has an engine considered the best among many during modern times.

With a stunning interior comes the hand-stitched, two-tone leather seats, which are phenomenally finished and ultra-supportive.

This car is available for one-tenth of the price of the other expensive cars, but to be honest, it is the best value for money if you are looking for a bit less expensive option.

The price of Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is $304,995.

5- Lamborghini Sian

The luxurious Italian craft-men have designed the interior of this car to provide a driving experience that combines comfort with adrenaline-charged acceleration.

Lamborghini Sian comes with a 785-horsepower V12, and it can reach 62 mph in 2.8 seconds and top out over 220 mph on a smooth road.

The V12’s 785 hp is the highest output ever from a Lamborghini powerplant, achieved at 8,500 rpm staggering; it has a 6.5-liter V12 Hybrid engine.

 Lamborghini Sian is priced at $3,700,000.

4- Mercedes Benz by Maybach Exelero

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With the sleek design and top from the shelf material used to build it, the Mercedes Benz by Maybach Exelero directly comes from the lap of luxury. It is sophisticated and classy and is comfortable both inside out. It has a large size which makes it a feasible passenger car for premium customers; it comes with a twin-turbo V12 engine capable of producing 690 tons of horsepower and 752-pound feet of torque.

The efforts to make the Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero have resulted in a car that feels and looks gallant. With its features and speed, you can head off anywhere, and you will be there fast.

Mercedes Benz Maybach Exelero is priced at $8,000,000.

3- Rolls Royce Sweptail

It was in 2013 when a billionaire approached the house of Rolls Royce mystically and asked them to design his custom car. The demand from the mysterious billionaire resulted in the exclusive Rolls Royce Sweptail.

It is a homage to the impressive aluminum front side and is polished by hand to finish the mirror. The car features one of the most extensive panoramic glass roofs ever produced for any car. Other than it, the car’s rear has a raked stern designed to evoke racing yachts.

The car’s interior is magnificent, as there is only one control on the dashboard. Also, there are two identical panniers on either side of the car; they house bespoke made leather-wrapped carbon fiber cases sized to hold the owner’s laptop; these features are rarely seen in cars.

Rolls Royce Sweptail is priced at $13 million.

2- Bugatti La Voiture Noire

The most expensive luxury car of 2020, the Bugatti La Voiture Noire, comes with a drooling price of $19 million. It is a French classic that needs no fancy introduction as it speaks for itself; it also doesn’t need any marketing because simplicity speaks for itself.

You can get a bespoke ride with Bugatti La Voiture, as it has a striking silhouette and emotional backing story. History is woven into every inch of its being. It has a handcrafted carbon fiber body with a quad-turbo 8.0-liter W 16 engine of 1500 horsepower. The car has been built with perfection and sentiment to offer the best that any car could ever give.

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1- 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO

The 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO is the most expensive cars in the world of all time!

Only 36 of these cars were built between 1962 and 1963. Ferrari 250 GTO has a maximum speed of 174 miles per hour and can smoothly go from zero to sixty in a matter of 6.1 seconds. This car won the 1964 Tour de France and got 4 th place in another iconic race -Le Mans.

The 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO is built to experience victory and iconic feeling and is backed by a great history.

In 2018 this classy car , also known as the Holy grails of Ferraris, changed hands to break the $70 million deal, which showcases its worth. Owning a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO has given the owner a secret entrance to exclusive invitation-only for club members who hold these prepossessing 250 GTO for opulent events in chic locales around the globe.

Terms you must know when discussing luxury cars.

High-End materials – Synthetic suede and carbon fiber will be the terms you will be listening to while discussing the manufacturing of expensive cars.

Torque- The force the wheels can turn against the ground; the higher it is, the better it works for the car.

Horsepower- It is the rate at which movement is completed in terms of the output of the mechanical motor.

1- Rolls-Royce Boat Tail: Price – $28 Million (Soon to be the most expensive) 2- Bugatti La Voiture Noire: Price – $18.7 Million (Currently the most expensive) 3- Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta: Price – $17 Million Source:

– Ranveer Singh-Aston Martin Rapide S – Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan-Bentley Continental GT – Ajay Devgn – Rolls Royce Cullinan – John Abraham-Lamborghini Gallardo – Hrithik Roshan-Rolls Royce Ghost Series II – Shahrukh Khan Bugatti Veyron – Aamir Khan Mercedes-Benz Maybach S600 – Akshay Kumar- Rolls Royce Phantom Source:

– Aston Martin Bulldog – $1.3 million. – 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 – $3.3 million. – 2008 Maybach Exelero – $8 million. – 1970 Porsche 917 – $14 million. – 1957 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa – $39.8 million. – 1964 Ferrari 250 GTO – $70 million. Source:

962 Ferrari 250 GTO Auction: RM Sotheby’s, Monterey, 2018 Price: $48,405,000 Naturally, it’s another 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that takes the top spot, becoming the most expensive car ever sold at auction at RM Sotheby’s sale in Monterey in 2018. This particular 250 GTO – chassis number 3413 GT – was owned for two decades by Ferrari enthusiast and vintage racer Dr. Gregory Whitten prior to its 2018 sale. It was driven to the auction block by none other than five-time Le Man’s winner Derek Bell, and bidding was opened by an auctioneer at a staggering $35 million. Three bidders competed for the car over the course of ten minutes, with the eventual sum of $48,405,000 surpassing the previous record total by more than $10 million. Some Of The World’s Most Expensive Cars Sold At Auction: – Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – 2015, $18,500,000 – Ferrari 375-Plus Spider Competizione – 2014, $18,400,177 – Ferrari 250 LM – 2015, $17,600,000 – Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – 2015, $16,830,000 – Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Speciale – 2015, $16,500,000 – Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa – 2011, $16,390,000 – McLaren F1 – 2017, $15,620,000 – Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider – 2014, $15,180,000 – Ferrari 250 LM – 2013, $14,300,000 – Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato – 2015, $14,300,000 Source:

Read also: The Top 8 Classics Any Vintage Car Collector Should Own

Final Thoughts:

The most expensive cars in the world are much more than transportation; those who drive these expensive cars are already experiencing the best automotive technology. The cars we have mentioned are a piece of art and encapsulate swagger’s essence , efficiency, and practicality.

If you are looking forward to choosing one of these expensive cars, keep the criticism aside as they have mind-boggling machines and technology.

While you want to buy a luxury car for yourself, you must dig down into the records, reviews, features, and prices for every car.

However, we did the research job for you. We mentioned the top 12 expensive cars in the world for you, and they are perfect to complement your style with their luxurious features.  

We enjoyed putting this list together. Hopefully, you will enjoy it too!

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Top 10 most expensive yachts in the world (and their owners).

  • Last updated: September 21, 2023

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In the realm of opulence and extravagance, the world of superyachts stands as a testament to boundless luxury. These floating palaces, often owned by billionaires and royalty, not only showcase stunning design and craftsmanship but also come with eye-watering price tags.

Scroll through to learn about the top 10 most expensive yachts in the world. Join us as we embark on a journey through these marvels of engineering and elegance, detailing their owners, costs, key features, and more.

Cadiz, Spain - 16 January, 2021: the United Arab Emirates presidential megayacht "Azzam" in the Cadiz harbor

Owner: Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (ruler of Abu Dhabi)

Cost: Estimated at $600 million

Yearly Maintenance Cost: Approximately $60 million

Key Features: Azzam is the world’s largest private yacht, measuring 590 feet (180 meters) in length. It boasts a top speed of 30 knots, a stunning contemporary interior, and advanced technology, including a missile defense system. It’s known for its incredible speed and luxurious amenities.

#2: Eclipse

Bodrum, Turkey, 02 April 2023: The giant superyacht Eclipse, owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, anchored in Bodrum's

Owner: Roman Abramovich

Cost: Estimated at $500 million

Yearly Maintenance Cost: Approximately $50 million

Key Features: Eclipse features an anti-paparazzi laser system that sweeps the surrounding area and disrupts camera sensors, ensuring privacy for the owner and guests. The yacht also has two helipads, a swimming pool, and a wellness center.

DUBAI, UAE - DEC 16: Dubai - yacht of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. December 16, 2014 in Dubai, UAE

Owner: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Ruler of Dubai)

Cost: Estimated at $400 million

Yearly Maintenance Cost: Approximately $40 million

Key Features: The Dubai yacht offers opulent interiors, a mosaic swimming pool, a stunning spiral staircase, and an abundance of outdoor entertainment spaces. It’s often used for hosting extravagant parties and events.

Monaco - April 05, 2019: View of one of the largest yachts in the world Dilbar near Yacht club of Monaco.

Owner: Alisher Usmanov

Cost: Estimated at $256 million

Yearly Maintenance Cost: Approximately $20 million

Key Features: Dilbar is known for its immense size, luxurious amenities, and its capacity to accommodate up to 36 guests and 96 crew members. It has one of the largest swimming pools on any yacht and a helipad.

#5: Al Said

MUSCAT, OMAN - FEBRUARY 22, 2017: The Fulk al Salamah, yacht of Sultan Qaboos, moored in Mutrah port.

Owner: Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said (Ruler of Oman)

Cost: Estimated at $300 million

Yearly Maintenance Cost: Information not available

Key Features: Al Said features a concert hall with a 50-piece orchestra and can accommodate up to 70 guests. It has a beautiful interior with intricate woodwork and marble.

#6: Topaz or A+

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Owner: Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Brother of ruler of Abu Dhabi)

Cost: Estimated at $527 million

Key Features: Topaz is a massive yacht with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. It has multiple swimming pools, a movie theater, a helipad, and spacious guest cabins.

#7: Motor Yacht A

Limassol, Cyprus - October 26, 2021: Sailing yach A owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko

Owner: Andrey Melnichenko

Key Features: This futuristic yacht has a distinctive design with sharp angles and a glass observation pod in the bow. It features luxurious interiors, a helipad, and a 2,500-square-foot master suite.

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Mar 07, 2018: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud visits 10 Downing Street in London, UK.

Owner: Mohammed bin Salman (Ruler of Saudi Arabia)

Cost: Estimated at $330 million

Yearly Maintenance Cost: Approximately $30 million

Key Features: Serene offers a large seawater swimming pool, a dedicated cinema, and a helicopter hangar. It’s known for its exceptional spa and wellness facilities.

#9: Rising Sun

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Owner: David Geffen

Cost: Estimated at $200 million

Key Features: Rising Sun has a basketball court, a wine cellar, and an extensive deck space for hosting large parties. Its interior is designed with exquisite craftsmanship.

#10: Octopus

MALAGA, SPAIN - Feb 02, 2020: Rear view of Paul Allen's yacht named Octopus moored at harbor

Owner: Previously Paul Allen (Deceased, 2018), Now Roger Samuelsson.

Key Features: Octopus is equipped with two helicopters, a submarine, a recording studio, and a pool. It is a renowned vessel for exploration and entertainment.

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The 20 Most Expensive Yachts in the World in 2019

If you've been aboard a luxury yacht, you're probably aware of some of the extra perks that they afford for passengers in terms of plush interiors and deluxe amenities, but there are some yachts in the world that go to the ultimate extremes. These are the super yachts and the mega yachts that are designed by the finest minds in the yacht building business and some of them are even laden with precious metals and jewels. We were amazed by the lavishness we discovered in our research of the 20 most expensive yachts in the world that you absolutely have to check out.

20. The Rising Sun - $200 million

The Rising Sun is a super yacht that was built for Larry Ellison of Oracle, in 2004. The craft measures 453 feet in length and contains 82 guest rooms. It's loaded with luxury amenities including a sauna, cinema room and wine cellar just to name a few. The helipad is also used for a basketball court in this ultra luxury yacht which was purchased from Ellison in 2010 by David Geffen.

19. Lady Moura - $210 Million

The Lady Moura is a Blohm and Voss Shipyards special design that was created for Nasser Al-Rashid, a billionaire businessman from Saudi Arabia, in 1990. The ship is 344 feet in length and es equipped with a helicopter onboard, a pool wit a retractable roof, and all of the amenities including deck chairs and sand to make it the equivalent of a desert oasis for up to 30 guests. 30 crew members are also on board to perform daily maintenance and other tasks.

18. Al Mirqab -  $250 Million

Al Mirqab is a luxury super yacht that was made for the Prime Minister of Qatar by the German shipbuilding company Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth. This extremely beautiful yacht was delivered in 2008 with ten luxury suites with room enough for 24 guests, who each have the pleasure of their own living rooms, double bedrooms and bathrooms. There are also 55 crew cabins as well as a sun deck, a helipad, outside bars, a swimming pool, jacuzzi and an on board cinema.

17. Ona - $263 million

The Ona is a yacht with an interesting history. It is the Dilbar which was updated and renamed by the new owner., Alisher Usmanov , Russian oligarch. It's a 360 foot long ship with ultra plush cabins, a swimming pool, jacuzzi, and other luxury amenities. There is room for up to 16 gusts and it takes a crew of 41 to maintain the floating luxury vessel.

16. TV - $268 million

The Lurrsen shipbuilders constructed the TV super yacht in 2008. This vessel features a host of luxury amenities including a jacuzzi, swimming pool and complete gym. There are 12 rooms for guests aboard in this amazing floating luxury liner.

15. Pelorus - $300 Million

Pelorus is a super yacht which is valued at an amazing $300 million. It's 115 meters in length and can reach up to 19 knots in speed. It's loaded with amenities and has two helipads, landing boats, and jet ski's for enjoying water sports. Pelorus has gone through a few billionaire owners including Roman Abramovich, then a business man from Saudi rabia and is now owned by a billionaire from Hong Kong.

14. Al Said - $300 Million

Al Said was made by the Lurssen Yachts shipbuilders and was purchasd by Qaboos Bin Said Al Said ho just happens to be the Sultan of Orman. The ship is shrouded in a bit of mystery as the owner likes to maintain as much privacy as possible but we do know that it is designed to accommodate up to 70 guests, there is a large concert hall and it takes a crew of 154 persons for operation and daily maintenance.

13. Radiant - $320 Million

Radiant is a Lurssen built super yacht which was completed in 2009. It belong to Abdulla Al Futtaim. The Radiant can reach speeds of up to 21 knots and it houses up to 20 guests and requires a crew of 44 for operation and maintenance. Tim Heywood was the designer. The ship features a movie theater, a gym, a jacuzzi, a deck, a massage room, a tender garage and swimming platform plus many other luxury amenities.

12. Motor Yacht A - $323 Million

Motor Yacht A is 390 feet in length and features an original design, created by Blohm and Voss. The vessel is over the top in luxury amenities with three swimming pools, a helicopter hangar, a disco and six guest suites with moving walls that convert the suites into various sized staterooms as desired. It also houses and is equipped with a 30 ft. speed boat and did we mention that one of the pools is glass bottomed? It takes a crew of 35 to operate and maintain Superyacht A .

11. Serene - $330 Million

Serene is the build design of Fincantieri, completed in 2011 it measures 439.4 feet in length. This super yacht is one of the largest in the world. It was a custom order for Yuri Shefler, Russian Vodka magnate, but it was eventually sold to Mohammed bin Salman. The yacht accommodates up to 24 guests and it requires a crew of 52 for operation and daily maintenance. It's an ultra luxury ship with interior design compliments of Reymond Langton Design. The ship offers amenities such as a piano room, a conference room, a bar, an outdoor cinema hall, an underwater viewing room, domed fireplaces, a beauty center, dance floor an observation room, a sauna and much more.

10. Dubai - $350 Million

The Dubai Super yacht was a joint venture between Lurssen shipyards and Blohm and Voss. It is the commissioned craft of Brunei Prince Jefri Bolkiah. The ship was completed in 2006 after a decade of work went into it. The Sheik Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum acuired the yacht and designed the interior to his liking iwth multiple swimming pools, jacuzzis and handmade interior design elements with lavish luxury. The Dubai an accommodate up to 115 guests and it requires 88 crew members to maintain and operate on a daily basis .

9. Streets of Monaco - $400 Million

Streets of Monaco is a very unique super yacht that was built by Yacht Island Design. It was made to imitate the literal streets of the country of Monaco. This ship is a billionaire's dream with 509 feet of length, it features a go kart circuit, a mini submarine, 3 swimming pools, a replica of the Grand Prix Course and the Monte Carlo Casino, a large helipad, cafes, basketball and tennis courts, a library, a spa, parking spaces so smaller yachts can dock to the vessel and much more with VIP suites that are 3,800 square feet for the ultimate in luxury accommodations for guests. There is room for 16 guests aboard and it takes 70 crew members to keep everything running smoothly aboard the Streets of Monaco .

8. Sailing Yacht A/White Pearl - $450 million

The Sailing Yacht A also known as the White Pearl is the eighth most expensive yacht in the world. It is valued at a whopping $450 million. It's one of the largest sailing yachts in the world boasting 468 feet in length and a staggering height of 300 feet with eight floors. The ship features six guest rooms, three swimming pools, a disco, multiple mirrored surfaces and a landing area for helicopters. The yacht is loaded with tons of luxury amenities.

7. Luna - $500 million

The Luna is a mega yacht that fetches a half billion dollars in value. It has been at the center of controversy in one of the priciest divorces in the history of Great Britain. There was a fight over who would get the luxury vessel. It's packed with a spa, two helipads, a swimming pool, and many more luxury amenities. The ship is 377 feet in length, and the ex-wife is likely very pleased about winning it as a part of the settlement.

6. Topaz - $527 Million

The Topaz is a super yacht that was completed in 2023 by Lurssen Yachts of Germany. Tim Heywood ws in charge of the exterior design with Terrance Disdale in charge of the interior. The ship measures 482 feet in length and has a top speed of more than 25.5 knots. The interior is ultra plush and extravagant with unerwater lights, a full gymnasium, a helicopter pad times two, a large conference room, a cinema hall and many more amenities. The owner of the Topaz is Shaikh Mansour who is the United Arab Emirates Deputy Prime Minister.

5. Azzam - $650 Million

Azzam is a mega yacht which was made by the prestigious Lurssen Yachts, especially for the Emir of Abu Dhabi and President of the United Arab Eirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan. Azzam was previously the forth most expensive yacht on the seas, but was unseated by the Double Century. The interior of Azzam is complements of Christophe Leoni in an Empire styling with a turn of the century twist. The yacht an achieve speeds of up to 30 knots.

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She's the world's most expensive cow and part of Brazil's plan to put beef on everyone's plate

By david biller, associated press | posted - june 9, 2024 at 9:04 a.m., a stockman shows off the nelore cow known as viatina-19 at a farm in uberaba, minas gerais state, brazil, april 26. viatina-19 is the most expensive cow ever sold at auction, according to guinness world records. (silvia izquierdo, associated press).

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UBERABA, Brazil — Brazil has hundreds of millions of cows, but one in particular is extraordinary. Her massive, snow-white body is watched over by security cameras and an armed guard.

Worth $4 million, Viatina-19 FIV Mara Movéis is the most expensive cow ever sold at auction , according to Guinness World Records. That's three times more than the last recordholder's price. And — at more than 2,400 pounds — she's twice as heavy as an average adult of her breed.

Along a highway through Brazil's heartland, Viatina-19's owners have put up two billboards praising her grandeur and beckoning people to make pilgrimages to see the supercow.

Climate scientists agree that people need to consume less beef, the largest agricultural source of greenhouse gasses and a driver of Amazon deforestation. But the cattle industry is a major source of Brazilian economic development and the government is striving to conquer new export markets. The world's top beef exporter wants everyone, everywhere to eat its beef.

The embodiment of Brazil's cattle ambitions is Viatina-19, the product of years of efforts to raise meatier cows. Prizewinners are sold at high-stakes auctions — so high that wealthy ranchers share ownership. They extract the eggs and semen from champion animals, create embryos and implant them in surrogate cows that they hope will produce the next magnificent specimens.

"We're not slaughtering elite cattle. We're breeding them. And at the end of the line, going to feed the whole world," one of her owners, Ney Pereira, said after arriving by helicopter to his farm in Minas Gerais state. "I think Viatina will provide that."

The cow's eye-popping price stems from how quickly she put on vast amounts of muscle, from her fertility and — crucially — how often she has passed those characteristics to her offspring, said Lorrany Martins, a veterinarian who is Pereira's daughter and right hand. Breeders also value posture, hoof solidity, docility, maternal ability and beauty. Those eager to level up their livestock's genetics pay around $250,000 for an opportunity to collect Viatina-19's egg cells.

"She is the closest to perfection that has been attained so far," Martins said. "She's a complete cow, has all the characteristics that all the proprietors are looking for."

In Brazil, 80% of the cows are Zebus, a subspecies originating in India with a distinctive hump and dewlap, or folds of draping neck skin. Viatina-19 belongs to the Nelore breed, which is raised for meat, not milk, and makes up most of Brazil's stock.

The city of Uberaba, where Viatina-19 lives, holds an annual gathering called ExpoZebu that bills itself as the world's biggest Zebu fair. Held several weeks ago, it was a far cry from the Brazil that's imagined abroad. The dress code was boots, baseball caps and blue jeans. Evening concerts drew 10,000 spectators belting out their favorite country songs. But the main attraction was the daily cattle shows where cows compete for prizes that boost an animal's auction price.

The most prestigious auction is called Elo de Raça, held April 28. As the first cow entered the paddock, speakers blared Queen's "We Are the Champions." But that cow was a mere appetizer before this year's starlet, Donna, and three of her clones; the final sale price put her total value at 15.5 million reais ($3 million.)

A commodities boom in the 2000s turbocharged Brazilian agriculture, especially with a rising China buying soy and beef. Today, agriculture's influence extends to Brazil's Congress and the national consciousness. And Brazil, along with the U.S., is at the forefront of cattle genetics.

Showstoppers like Donna and Viatina-19 are rarities in Brazil, which has more than 230 million cows, according to the USDA. It's the world's largest beef cattle population, and that's problematic; huge swaths of Amazon rainforest have been slashed to create pasture, releasing carbon stored in trees. And cows belch methane that's far worse for the climate.

Genetic improvements that reduce cows' slaughtering age are helpful but limited ways to reduce warming. Simpler, more effective measures include planting better grass for grazing and regularly moving cattle from pasture to pasture, said Beto Veríssimo, an agronomist and the co-founder of an environmental nonprofit called Imazon.

Meanwhile, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been working to open new markets. Last month, he met Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan, home to the premium, marbled Wagyu beef; he urged his counterpart to taste Brazilian meat and become a believer .

"Please," he said, addressing his vice president at the event, "take Prime Minister Fumio to eat steak at the best restaurant in Sao Paulo so that, the following week, he starts importing our beef."

Down the highway from the Elo de Raça auction is the laboratory of the company Geneal Animal Genetics and Biotechnology. In a small pen behind it, a cloned calf recently lay in the sunshine, still too unsure of its newborn legs to stand. Another born by cesarean section 20 minutes earlier pressed backward against a stall's rear wall, unsettled by this strange new world. Clones of Viatina-19 are due in a few months, said Geneal's commercial director, Paulo Cerantola.

Some ranchers wouldn't want a big herd of her clones. High-maintenance cows like Viatina-19 aren't profitable on a large, commercial scale because they couldn't meet their energy needs from grass alone, said P.J. Budler, international business manager for Trans Ova Genetics, an Iowa-based company focused on improving the bovine gene pool.

"For the environment and the resources that it would take to run a cow like (Viatina-19), she fits the mold ideally, but she's not the answer for all cattle everywhere," Budler said.

Viatina-19's owner, Pereira, said she gets special treatment to boost egg cell production but would thrive were she put to pasture — where almost all his elite cattle feed.

Meanwhile, Viatina-19 is pregnant for the first time, and Pereira's eyeing expansion; her egg cells have sold to Bolivian buyers and he wants to export to the United Arab Emirates, India and the US.

His veterinarian daughter, Martins, is looking even farther ahead.

"I hope she is the basis for an even better animal in the future, decades from now," she said.

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Florida ranks in the top 10 most expensive for car insurance. What drivers are paying

Floridians don’t just pay some of the highest insurance rates in the nation to insure their homes. The cost for car insurance in Florida is priced well over the national average as well.

Financial information company MarketWatch completed 800 hours of research, reviewed 45 car insurance companies and surveyed 8,500 car insurance consumers to create a guide to the best car insurance companies by state, age, driving record and credit score.

According to MarketWatch’s car insurance guide, Florida ranks in the top three states where care insurance costs the most. 

Here’s where Florida ranks in car insurance prices, an average of what Floridians pay for car insurance each month and some of the cheapest options for Sunshine State drivers.

What state has the highest car insurance rates?

According to MarketWatch’s car insurance guide, Louisiana is the state with the most expensive car insurance prices. New York follows close behind in second place and Florida, where drivers pay an estimated $289 per month for full coverage car insurance, ranks in third place overall.

Here are the top 10 states where car insurance costs the most and the corresponding average rate for full coverage car insurance in each state, according to MarketWatch:

  • Louisiana, $340
  • New York, $310
  • Florida, $289
  • Nevada, $281
  • Texas, $271
  • Pennsylvania, $269
  • California, $260
  • Colorado, $246
  • Rhode Island, $244

What is the average car insurance payment in Florida?

How expensive it is to insure a car depends on if the policy you buy is full or minimum coverage and which insurance company you purchase from.

The average full coverage car insurance policy in Florida costs around $289 per month, a whole $66 more than the national average for full coverage car insurance pricing, according to MarketWatch’s car insurance guide.

Here are some other key findings about the cost of car insurance in Florida, according to MarketWatch’s car insurance guide:

  • The cheapest full coverage auto insurance option in Florida is through Geico, at an average rate of $174 per month.
  • The cheapest minimum liability auto insurance option in Florida is also through Geico, at an average rate of $54 per month.
  • The average minimum liability auto policy in Florida costs $130 per month.

Who has the most affordable auto insurance in Florida?

“According to rate data, on average, Florida auto insurance costs $3,244 per year for full coverage insurance policies, which is 62% higher than the national average,” according to MarketWatch. 

“Car insurance rates went up an average of 10.1% in Florida in 2023…However, some of the best car insurance companies in the country offer manageable premiums, despite Florida having far more expensive coverage than the U.S. average, according to our rate data.”

According to MarketWatch’s findings, the cheapest car insurance options in the state of Florida are offered by State Farm, Geico, Travelers, Mercury and Progressive. Which option is cheapest for you depends on a lot of different variables, though; like how old you are, which city you live in, your credit score (or lack thereof) and your driving record. 

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