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The 20 Most Expensive Yachts in the World (2021)




Yachts are generally becoming more and more popular in this era.

They come in different price tags – which in turn parades different value and quality.

In this article, we will be taking a close look at the 20 most expensive yachts worldwide.

Moreover, it is pertinent to note that this list is sourced from top sites like Unilad Luxhabitat and List25.

So, the 20 most expensive yachts are:

1. History Supreme

WORTH: $4.8 Billion

The award of the most expensive yachts in the world goes to History Supreme.

It is the first ever superyacht to reach a price climax of $4.8 billion and is constructed with 10,000 kilograms of pure solid gold and platinum.

This 100-foot yacht took a good number of 3-years to be completed and it’s design was engineered by the famous luxury designer “Stuart Huges” – who works for Malaysia’s richest man – “Robert Knok.”

The luxurious materials that crowns it’s interior is second to none.


2. Eclipse

WORTH: $1.5 Billion

Sitting comfortably as the runner up of the most expensive yachts is Eclipse.

It is owned by the well renounced, famous billionaire – Roman Abramovich.

The Russian billionaire duely ensured that the yacht came with a private defense system – which comes with bullet-proof window, intruder alarm, missile detection sensors and armour plating.

Other features includes 24 guest rooms, 2 swimming pools, mini-submarines, helipads and a disco hall.


3. Streets of Monaco

WORTH: $1 Billion

Breaking in among the top three most expensive yatchs is “Streets of Monaco.”

It is a prospective yacht which promises to deliver quality with it’s seven guest suites, go-karts circuit, a mini-submarine, helipads, a restaurant with a georgeous underwater view and a beautiful mini-waterfall.

It is going to be a 509-foot tall yacht with historic roots.

4. Azzam

WORTH: $600 Million

Coming in next as the most expensive yacht is Azzam.

It is the largest yacht in the world till date.

Furthermore, it is owned by the President of United Arab Emirates (UAE)/Emir of Abu Dhabi – “Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nayan.”

It is fully equipped with military equipments and has a well protected defense system.

Also, apart from being the largest, it is the world’s fastest yacht with speed measuring up to 30 knots or 35mph.


5 Topaz

WORTH: $527 Million

Among the top 5 most expensive yachts is the striking “Topaz.”

This superyacht is Lürssen built.

It is owned by Abu Dhabi tycoon, “Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan” and was constructed in 2012.

It’s interior and exterior were masterminded by “Terrance Disdale Design and Tim Heywood.”

It has cool features like double helicopter landing pads, cinema and so on.

6. Motor Yacht A

WORTH: $440 Million

Coming next as the most expensive yacht is “Motor Yacht.”

It is a 390-footer. Generally, it is widely believed to be owned by the prominent Russian billionaire businessman and philanthropist – “Andrey Melnichenko.”

It can contain 42 crew members and 14 guests on board and moreso, it’s features a swimming pool, speed boat, master bedroom and a helicopter hanger.


7. Dubai

WORTH: $400 Million

The next on our list of the most expensive yacht is Dubai.

It is proudly owned by Sheik of Dubai, “Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum.”

Dubai may not be much of a magnificent yatch but it delivers with it’s Superior interior design quality.

Several VIP, social areas, guest suites and owner’s deck are available and are well decorated.

8. Radiant

WORTH: $320 Million

Up next on our list of the most expensive yachts is “Radiant.”

It is a property of “Emirate Billionaire Abdulla Al Futtaim.”

The yatch is Lürssen built and approximately measures 110 meters in height.

When speaking of a well drilled defense against pirate attacks, this yacht comes in arguably as the number one.

It has a powerful water Cannon to achieve this feat.


9. Al Said

WORTH: $300 Million

Next up on the list of the most expensive yachts is Al Said.

The name of this yatch is coined from it’s owner who is the Sultan of Oman – “Qaboos Bin Said Al Said.”

The captivating feature is that it has a very big concert; which is large enough to accommodate 50-piece orchestra.

It is believed to be one of the very few (lively and) entertaining yatch.

10. Serene

WORTH: $300 Million

Coming in as one of the 10 most expensive yachts in the world is “Serene.”

in 2015, this yacht was legally and officially purchased by “Prince Mohammed bin Salman” of Saudi Arabia after it’s construction by “Fincantieri,” for Russian billionaire “Yuri Scheffler”in 2011.

Currently, the yatch is famous for year-round rent by notorious billionaires and business-men – for a case sample, “Bill gates,” who is believed to spent millions of dollars on renting.


11. Pelorus

WORTH: $300 Million

Coming in next on the list of the most expensive yachts is yet another Lürssen built model which was produced in 2003 – Pelorus.

This yacht has experienced quite a number of ownership – included among is the famous renounced Chelsea FC owner: Roman Abramovich who acquired it in the year; 2004.

Nevertheless, it is currently owned by the famous Hong Kong based multi billionaire – Samuel Tak Lee.

It weighs 5517 tonnes and is 115 meters long in height.

It features two helipads, landing boats and jet skis with a 45 crew guests carrying capacity.

12. Dilbar

WORTH: $256 Million

Coming in next as the 12th most expensive yachts is Dilbar.

It is proudly owned by “Oligarch Alisher Usmanov” and is just another expensive yatch produced by Lürssen in 2008.

Most atimes, Usmanov uses Dilbar to tour round his personal islands.

Aside being among the most expensive, it is also among the most largest yachts in the world with weights measuring 360ft in length and heights rosing up to 50ft.

It can accommodate 48 cabin crews and 20 guests.

13. Al Mirqab

WORTH: $250 Million

Coming in next on the list of the most expensive yachts is the Qatar-based “Al Mirqab.”

It is the property of Qatar’s Former prime minister: “Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani.”

Generally, it is being known as the second most beautiful yatch.

It’s features includes a host of VIP suits and reservations, Cinema, a helipad, 10 bedrooms, swimming pool, watersports tools and a Jacuzzi.

14. Lady Moura

WORTH: $210 Million

Coming up next on the list of the most expensive yachts is Lady Moura.

It is a property of “Nasser Al-Rashid,” who is an industrious businessman and an advisor to Saudi Arabia’s Royal Family.

The most unique feature about Lady Moura is it’s sand-covered hydraulic platform.

This revels beautifuly well on one side of the yatch – giving on board guests an experience of a beach on the middle of a large body of water.

This superyatch parades helicopter and 24 karat gold lettering coupled together with a pool with retractable roof.


15. Octopus

WORTH: $200 Million

Coming in among the top 15 most expensive yachts in the world is Octopus.

It was solely constructed for Microsoft Co-founder – “Paul Allen,” in 2003.

It is equipped with two submarines and helipads, onboard bar, recording studio, basketball court and a swimming pool.

Octopus can accommodate up to 26 guests and 56 crew members.

16. The Rising Sun

WORTH: $200 Million

Coming in next on our list of the most expensive yachts is “The Rising Sun.”

It was designed by “Jon Bannenberg,” and executed by Lürssen in 2004.

The rising sun is owned by Larry Ellison and features a basketball court, movie theater, wine cellar and a solid 82 rooms.

It is among the largest superyatchs in the world with heights measuring up to 138 metres.

Since it’s manufacturing, it has undergone several renovations from prominent businessmen and billionaires.

17. Ecstasea

WORTH: $200 Million

Breaking in among the top 20 most expensive yachts is Ecstasea.

It was engineered by Russian “Oligarch Roman Abramovich in 2004 and is made up of steel.

It is 85.95 meters long with a deadweight of 585 metric tonnes.

It is arguably the largest Feadship ever built and has won several awards due to it’s quality interior designs.

18. Solandge

WORTH: $180 Million

Solandge does not only rank among the top 20 most expensive yachts but it also has the highest brokerage.

Nevertheless, this superyatch weigh 280-foot and it is built by Lürssen.

It packs a grand piano, glass art installation and eight VIP suits and reservations.

19. Aviva

WORTH: $150 Million

Coming in as the second last on the list of the most expensive yachts in the world is Aviva.

Aviva is owned by British billionaire, Joe Lewis.

It has a tennis court as well as reservations to house his art collections.

20. Lionheart

WORTH: $150 Million

Taking the last spot on the list of the most expensive yachts is Lionheart.

It is owned by the British billionaire (Sir) Philip Green.

Lionheart has many prominent and famous faces walking it’s deck.

Some of the faces are that of Cristiano Ronaldo and Kate Moss.

It also host six VIP rooms and several private balconies.

The 20 Most Expensive Yachts In The World: Recap

  1. History Supreme – $4.8 Billion
  2. Eclipse – $1.5 Billion
  3. Streets of Monaco – $1 Billion
  4. Azzam – $600 Million
  5. Topaz – $527 Million
  6. Motor Yacht A – $440 Million
  7. Dubai – $400 Million
  8. Radiant – $320 Million
  9. Al Said – $300 Million
  10. Serene – $300 Million
  11. Pelorus – $300 Million
  12. Dilbar – $256 Million
  13. Al Mirqab – $250 Million
  14. Lady Moura – $210 Million
  15. Octopus – $200 Million
  16. The Rising Sun – $200 Million
  17. Exstasea – $200 Million
  18. Solandge – $180 Million
  19. Aviva – $150 Million
  20. Lionheart – $150 Million

Those where the 20 most expensive yachts in the world.

We hoped you enjoyed it.

Which is your most welcome yachts in the world?

Let’s hear from you in our comments box.

Princewill Ubaha is an electrical engineer by profession, a content writer by perspiration, and an Akwa Ibomite by birth. He always believed that the habit of persistence is the habit of victory.

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