Amongst all the fancy status symbols of the rich and the powerful, huge private yachts rank right up there. They sure stand for luxury and that ‘I can own everything’ unclaimed claim. So, here are some celebrities and their ridiculously expensive yachts:
The Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich can boast of owning one of the biggest private yachts in the world. Eclipse is mind-boggling 558 feet in length, and can cost around $2 million to someone planning a 2 weeks stay in it..
The Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko owns this stunningly beautiful Superyacht that also awes you simply by its size. The 390 feet long yacht boasts of some exquisite interiors as well.
Not long ago, Platinum 525 was the biggest yacht in the world. Thought the spot belongs to some other yacht now, it does not fail to overwhelm the visitor with is magnificence and features like luxury suits, spas, pools, etc. It is owned by Shekh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum.
Owned by the Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, Pelorus yacht can make a boast of being one of the fastest yachts out there. With the maximum cruise speed of 20 knots, it is also studded with features that include jet skies, wave runners, suites etc.
Dilbari Yacht Another Russian on the list! Alisher Usmanov prefers segueing onto his islands in this beauty, which was designed by the leading designers Luerssen, Tim Heywood and Alberto Pinto for the design of the yacht.