While the naval architecture was provided by Blohm + Voss, the superstructure designof the Eclipse was carried out by Terence Disdale Design.
Boating & Yachting
Owned by an unknown Arabic multi-millionaire and jet-setter, Azzam is set to be the world’s newest and largest superyacht wonder. Poised to sail the seas in the autumn of 2013, the superyacht is currently being built by the revered German shipbuilder Lurssen at their shipbuilding yard at Bremen.
Late Steve Job’s 80 meter long Super Yacht Venus is designed by reputed French marine architect Philippe Starck and built by custom ship builder Feadship.
Owing a private yacht is a symbol of great extravagance and class. Some of these private yachts are so exorbitantly expensive that it is difficult to fathom the amount of money went into their making and maintenance. Mentioned herein are ten of such most expensive private yachts in the world.
Owned by American movie mogul David Geffen, the Pelorus is a superyacht that overwhelmingly lives up to its christened title. Pelorus is the anglicised version of the Greek Pelorios which refers to immenseness.
The Adatra super yacht is a triple-hulled iconic vessel built by the Chinese based shipbuilding company McConaghy Boats at their yard in Zhuhai. A product of world renowned ship designer John Shuttleworth, the Adastra is aimed at being lighter and ecologically viable on account of low consumption of fuel.
Designed by SCOD – Sauter Carbon Offset Design – one of the world’s best marine designing conglomerate, Ocean Supremacy is expected to be a super-yacht marvel and the greenest yacht ever. Find out more about Ocean supremacy inside the article.
The Afai 08 is a dual-hulled vessel built in the year 1998 in collaboration between the Australian shipbuilding giant Incat and the Hong Kong conglomerate Afai. The vessel’s singularity comes from the fact that it is capable of accommodating both people as well as a given number of motor vehicles.
Previously referred to as the Earthrace, MY Ady Gil is a triple hulled yacht (trimaran) which surpasses the conventional style of yacht design. In spite of its uniqueness the amazing yacht failed substantially to sustain its continuance as a vessel. Does this make it the weirdest yacht ever?
Built by one of the international shipbuilding giants Lurssen, the Octopus is one o f the most expensive super yachts in the world. The ownership of the vessel rests with Paul Allen, one of the founding fathers of Microsoft alongside Bill Gates.