1. Rising Sun
Length: 452.75ft (138 m) long
Cruising speed: 28 knots
Four diesels giving an output of 48 000 horsepower.
Production cost: US$200+ (In fact, it’s for sale.)
Total living space: 8 000 square meters.
Huge inside swimming pool
Extensive wine cellar
Basketball court that doubles as a helicopter pad
Suites for 16 guests
82 rooms on five storeys
Space for private submarine
Larry Ellison’s Rising Sun is a simple gigantic at 452 feet & 8-inches. The exteriors of the large luxury yacht are been designed by late Jon Bannenberg and the interior by Laura Seccombe. Larry went for the Rising Sun because some people say that he wanted to own a bigger yacht than Paul Allen’s Octopus.
The long list of luxury things on-board include a colossal swimming pool, all-embracing wine cellar, a cinema, basketball court that also works as a helicopter pad, suites for 16 guests, and space for private submarine. The production cost of the big Rising Sun is said to be US$200+. The privately owned yacht boasts 8 000 square meters of total living space.
2. Maltese Falcon
Length: 88.00 m (289’)
Beam: 12.6 m (42’2”)
Draft (Keel up): 6 m (19’7”)
Draft (Keel down): 11 m (36’)
Engines: 2 Deutz TBD620 12 V
Speed: Max 18.5 kts
Range @14 knots: 3,000 miles
Builder: Perini Navi Yachts
Delivered: April 2006
Number of Guests: 12
Number of Crew: 16 (Up to additional 4)
The Maltese Falcon isn’t a classic yacht, she’s a new class of yacht. Her revolutionary sailing system – the Falcon Rig – sets a new milestone in yachting history: 3 self-standing and rotating masts hosting 15 sails for a total sail area of 2,400 square meters (25,791 ft square), handled by the ultimate in Perini Navi Sail Control for unrivalled performance with unmatched safety and manoeuvrability characteristics.
The incomparable interior finds its zenith in the atrium where the 3-decks are united by a circular stairway surrounding the main mast creating a spiralling effect, enhanced by natural light cascading from the top to the lower decks through transparent floors. The main deck is a wide open space featuring a main saloon, an enormous aft-cockpit, 2 separate studio areas and a majestic dining room. Uncompromising comfort for her 12 guests in 5 lower deck staterooms and 1 inimitable passage cabin on the upper deck with a private cockpit, a protected sun bathing area and direct access to the ultramodern wheelhouse: the heart of the whole vessel.
Build : 2003
Length overall: 413.4 ft / 126 m
Beam : 68.9 ft / 21 m
Draught : 19.2 ft / 5.85 m
Owner : Paul Allen
Captain : Glenn Dalby
Crew : 50
Charter : Private
Guests : 24
Builder : Lurssen / HDW
Refit : 2008
Hull/Structure : Steel/Aluminum
Engine : 8X 1790KW Mercedes Benz diesels + 2X 6MW ABB electric motors
Range : 8001 – 9000
Max speed : 20 kts / 23.02 miles/h
Cruise speed: 17 kts / 19.56 miles/h
Tonnage : 9932 gross tons
Fuel : 849446 liters / 224399.89 gallons
Water : 174886 liters / 46199.99 gallons
The luxury private yacht Octopus cost Paul Allen over $200 million and has a total crew of sixty members. The beauty comes loaded with high-tech features like the ‘marina dock’ for the custom main tender and the mini-sub.
At 414 feet, the Octopus boasts alfresco dining, support for three helicopters on the top deck, and remote control submarine. To keep the beast in excellent working condition, an annual budget of $20 million is needed.
Type: Twin Screw Steel Passenger Vessel
Flag : Malta
Length: 85.30 m (280 ft.)
Beam: 14.44 m (47 ft 4 in)
Draft: 4.15 m (13ft. 7 in)
Gross Weight: 2.990 tonnes
Net tonnage: 891 tonnes
Builder: Neorion Shipyard, Greece
Naval Architect: Alpha Marine, Greece
Exterior Designer: Alpha Marine and H. Poulias, Greece
Interior Designer Alpha Marine and H. Poulias, Greece
Construction: Steel hull and superstructure Aluminium deckhouse
Classification: SOLAS Passenger Vessel, Det Norske Veritas, Class Notation 1 A1
Maximum Speed: 18 Knots
Cruising Speed: 16 Knots
Economic Speed: 14 Knots
Range: 7.000 nautical miles at 14 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 234.455 litres
Water Capacity: 110.213 litres
Machinery: 2x TEMAK desalination plants producing 40.000 litres per day
Decks: Teak decks throughout
One of the world’s most impressive yachts, the Annaliesse is now up for sale. The yacht and astounding 280 feet and has topped the Forbes list of most expensive cruises when it was up for charter. The yacht has a full-service spa, meeting room, dining room, salon, children’s play area and a library/theater room with a 100″ screen. The owner’s stateroom has a king-size bed, a 42-inchTV and panoramic windows that can be covered with a remote control. There are 15 other staterooms (the yacht can accommodate 36 passengers), and many common areas with sofas and armchairs scattered amidst marble columns. The yacht is listed at $95.448 million.
Preliminary specifications:LOA: 148 meters
Beam: No slip wide enough
Draft: 3.6 meters
Weight: 3000 tons
Power: 4 x MTU V-20 8000’s
Range: 3000 miles at 40 knots
Cruise speed (estimated): 40 knots
Top Speed (estimated): 50 knotsFor more information, contact:Craig Loomes Design Group
P.O. Box 147-027
+64 9360 9799
The 148-meter hull boasts of split-level luxury staterooms offering room for up to 28 guests. The top speed for this yacht is 50 knots when all of the 33,000 HP kicks is utilized. At a cruising speed of 40 knots the range is over 3,000 miles. The unique thing about this luxury Trimaran is the long, slim center hull flanked by two narrow side hulls that provide stability.
The luxury amenities available on board are a swimming pool, hot tub, rooms for sunbathing, a grand piano and bar, a helicopter pad, a grand hall and an internal harbor.
6. Frank Mulder
Last change: 8.4.2009
Price (EUR): 3.450.000,00
Model Year: new
Length: 22,86 m / 74,99 fuss
Location: Netherlands, NETHERLANDS
Material hull: Aluminium
Trailer: without trailer
Internal Number: 1856228
Motor: 2 × 808,82 kW (1.100,00 HP) MAN V10-1100 CRM Diesel
One of the most luxurious yachts in the world, 405′ stunning new Frank Mulder Design Gigayacht was auctioned-off at eBay for a purchase price of $168,000,000. The auction is for a deposit of 50% of the purchase price of the yacht. The ultra-luxury yacht boasts of luxurious master suite on deck that features luxury office area, salon, cinema room, fitness room, two person cabin for children, body guards. The stunning yacht also features helicopter garage in the bow with retractable elevator, two fabulous multi-level VIP Suites with panoramic windows, sixteen luxurious oversized guest cabins. The custom-built P967 405′ Motoryacht has a speed of 16 knots / 20 knots.
Length overall: 75.0m (246ft)
Beam overall: 12.9m (43ft)
Mean draft: 4.2m (14ft)
Gross tonnage: 1930 tonnes
Net tonnage: 579 tonnes
Helicopter deck: certified for 5 tonnes
Engines: Two (2) x 2685 kW Deutz diesels
Cruising speed: 10 to 15 knots.
Maximum speed: 18 knots
Classification: Lloyd’s Register
Refurbished in 1998, Leander maintains her position as the most significant charter yacht in the world today. She combines unrivalled accommodation with superlative seakeeping and technologically sophisticated engineering. With a sustained cruising speed of 15 knots, she is ideal for long adventurous private charters. Leander is run by a professional captain and crew of 23/ 28.
Built by the Peene Shipyard in Germany in 1993, Leander is a superb modern ocean-going yacht offering plenty of spacious and luxurious accommodation together with a wide range of watersports facilities.
Ten Cabins: Two master bedrooms on main deck with office suite, dressing room and en suite bathrooms and showers. On lower deck, three doubles and three twins all with ensuite bathrooms, with two of the doubles converting to one large stateroom. On upper deck, one twin with en suite shower room and one twin with ensuite bathroom.
Length 204′ (61.8m)
Cruise Speed 18 kts
Top Speed 20 kts
Engine Details 2xMan Diesels1630 hp
Seeing the Feadship yacht, Virginian, set against the quaint buildings of Portofino gives you a clue to how massive this yacht really is. At 203 feet, she can carry around 12 guests in six cabins. The yacht features such details as an on-deck Jacuzzi, a mosaic octopus in the master bathroom, a galley bar, ample dining space on the sundeck, and something we don’t often see on a yacht, a library with built-in bookcases. No wonder this boat is always on the lists of the world’s most beautiful yachts. The yacht is currently for sale for $38 million euros but while she waits for her dream owner she can be chartered for $275,625 per week.
Length 59 m (193′ 6”)
Beam 12.8 m (41′ 11”)
Guests Overnight 12
Speed Cruising 10 knots
The inimitable charter yacht enriches you with the four-wheel-drive option as compared to the conventional yachts. If you take a look at the robust exteriors, you can’t even think of the lavish, beautiful interiors with which the ‘Senses’ is festooned with. Designed by Martin Francis, the interiors are decked with wonderful wood with cream soft furnishings.
The Senses is equipped with all the latest luxury amenities such as satellite television, stereo music systems, Jacuzzi pool, gym, and sauna. The motor yacht offers charter accommodation for up to 12 guests.
Length: 173.88 ft ( 53m)
Beam: 37.4′ ft (11.4m)
Draft: 13.12′ ft ( 4m )
Shipyard: Perini Navi Italy
Passenger Capacity: 12
Speed: 12.0 Knots
Inside this amazing yacht you will see all of the beautiful russet-toned fabrics and definitely all of the shades of orange and gold that were used. It is almost like fall, all of the time in this beautiful yacht! There is a dining room that of course can be switched over into a conference room if needed, a main saloon, a sauna, a Turkish bath and all of the rooms feature satellite TV/DVD/Video and stereo, so you never have to be without any entertainment! So soak up some sun on this amazing boat!
11. Excellence III
Designer: A&R and Donald Starkey
Length: 187’11” (57.30m)
Beam: 35’1″ (10.70m)
Draft: 11’5″ (3.50m)
Year Built: 2001
Engines: 2 x CAT 3516B DI S.C.A.C., 1400 kw / 1600rpm
Cruising Speed: 14 knots
Max Speed: 16 knots
Max Range: 4000nm
Fuel Consumption: 150US Gal/Hr
The luxury motor yacht Excellence III charters both the Mediterranean and Caribbean waterways. The interiors are a perfect intermingling of mahogany, harmonized by myrtle and honey onyx. The yacht accommodates 12 people in its six luxurious guest cabins, of which four are king-size.
Luxury yacht Excellence III offers two Windsurfers, two kayaks, two 800hp Yamaha Wave runner jet skis, various knee boards, water skis, inflatable toys, snorkeling equipment, rendezvous diving and fishing tackle. The innards of the luxury yacht features a LINN music system, a Plasma screen TV in guests and master cabins, the Sky lounge (convertible to full theatre), a gymnasium, and a steam shower.
12. Sea Dream
The splendid 344-foot Sea Dream luxury yacht lets large groups submerge straight into an unforgettable luxury experience. The most striking thing on Sea Dream is its exceptional cuisine.
The list of the lavish on-board amenities include ‘open air’ area with spectacular water views, dining salon, new boardroom area, bar cocktails, library with many games, Asian Spa and Wellness Center, beauty salon, 3 steam showers, 2 treatment rooms, and a sauna, separate guest’s ensuite bathroom, and flat screen TV & DVD & CD players throughout the 195 square foot of living area.