It’s no secret that superyachts are pricey. It’s a hobby for the rich and famous for sure. The world’s largest private vessel, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Azzam, reaches an astounding 180 meters (590 feet) and cost $600 million to build. The annual upkeep costs can also reach into the seven figures. Gas prices, general maintenance, taxes and crew salaries are typically the biggest sources of added expenditure for owners. Towergate estimates that annual dockage fees run for $350,000, insurance averages $240,000 and maintenance and repairs can be in the millions, as can crew salaries. Gas prices for example for a a 71-meter yacht using 500 liters of diesel few per hour, can cost around $400,000 per year.
The World’s most expensive
History Supreme ~ Price: $4.5 billion Finally, boasting the world’s most expensive yacht is the History Supreme. This pricey 100-foot vessel was designed by world-renowned UK luxury designer Stuart Hughes, took over 3 years to complete and was purchased by an anonymous Malaysian businessman for a whopping $4.5 billion dollars! This staggering sum is owed to the solid gold and platinum used to assembly this luxury liner which features no less than 220,000 Ibs of these precious metals. They adorn the entirety of the boat right from the base of the vessel, coated in a thin layer of solid gold, to the dining area, deck, rails, staircases and anchor. One of the most outstanding features of this magnificent superyacht is the master bedroom. It boasts a wall feature made from meteorite rock and a statue made from genuine Tyrannosaurus Rex bones! In addition, a 68 kg 24-carat gold Aquavista Panoramic Wall Aquarium graces the master suite and on board is a liquor bottle featuring an extremely rare 18.5 carat diamond worth $45 million alone. It also has an iPhone wrapped in 500 cut diamonds, including two interchangeable diamonds fitted over the “home button, a 7.4 carat pink diamond and a rare 8 carat diamond:
Some new products on the market: Adler yachts debut with supreme style and performance
The newly debuted 76 feet Suprema from Adler Yacht has been received with widespread praise for its innovative design, hybrid propulsion system and advanced technology, created by leaders in the marine, aviation and automotive industries across Europe. This has ensured the resulting vessel forges a new path for flybridge yachts within this size range. Swiss brand Adler Yacht, which has close ties to the aviation business, chose to build its yachts in Monfalcone, near Trieste, on the Adriatic Coast of northern Italy. When it came to selecting its design and engineering teams, Adler Yacht wanted nothing but the best from Italy, Germany, and Austria. Nuvolari-Lenard, the highly awarded and renowned Venice-based superyacht design studio, provided both interior and exterior design for the Adler Suprema, which is constructed from carbon fiber, Kevlar® and fiberglass to provide a tough and rigid hull that is also sporty and efficient. At a rate of 8 knots, with a fuel capacity of 5,200 liters, the yacht can provide a range of over 3,500nm. The result is a trailblazing 23.11m flybridge yacht that offers many of the comforts and technology one rarely sees on a superyacht, let alone a vessel in this size category
Mazu Yachts Day Cruiser
Mazu Yachts made their first appearance with a day-cruiser in its superyacht tender version that impressed with her dynamic design and unparalleled interior and exterior space ampleness and comfort. Mazu Yachts is known for its sleek and aggressive looking motor yachts made with a cold-molded system. Mazu Yachts stands out for ‘hand- crafted art of superyachts’ due to its building technique, which gives the hulls extra strength and lightness. Mazu 38 comes with three engine options İPS 400 / 500/ 600. VOLVO PENTA’s İPS propulsion system provide with fuel saving. Boat comes with 80 lt/hr water maker, 5KW generator with 20.000 BTU airconditioning system.