WHEN you picture beach clubs, helipads, gyms and cinemas, do you picture them on land or floating in the middle of the ocean?
Well the 10 biggest superyachts in the world feature all those and more, and we’ve got the details on all of them for you.
Here are the 10 biggest superyachts in the world[/caption]
1. Azzam – 590ft
Azzam has held the record for the world’s largest privately-owned superyacht since it was constructed in 2013.
The ship cost an estimated $605m to build, and can accommodate up to 36 guests and 80 cabin crew.
It is equipped with an onboard gym, swimming pool and even a golf training room.
2. Fulk Al Salamah – 538ft
Translated into ‘ship of peace’, Fulk Al Salamah has been in service with the Royal Navy of Oman since construction in 2016.
It became the second biggest superyacht in the world when it was built and has remained in that position.
The second largest in the world was built in 2016[/caption]
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3. Eclipse – 533ft
Owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, Eclipse cost an estimated $500m to build back in 2009.
At 533ft long, Eclipse was the world’s biggest superyacht until Azzam was constructed four years later.
The ship is fitted with 18 guest cabins and can accommodate up to 36 guests and 66 crew members.
Its stand-out features include two helipads, a wood-burning fire pit and a 16m swimming pool that transforms into a dance floor.
Eclipse was the biggest in the world, but only for four years[/caption]
4. Dubai – 531ft
At just two feet shorter, Dubai is the fourth largest superyacht in the world at 531ft.
The ship was commissioned in 1995 but work was not completed until 2006 and cost an estimated $400m.
From 2006 to 2009, it was the world’s largest superyacht.
Ob board, Dubai’s eight decks boast a disco, a cinema, a submarine and a lobster tank.
The Dubai has a disco, cinema and even a submarine for trips[/caption]
5. Dilbar – 512ft
Named after the late mother of the owner, Uzbekistan-born billionaire Alisher Usmanov, Dilbar was built in 2016.
The ship can accommodate up to 24 guests and 100 crew.
Guests who don’t fancy going over the side are well-catered for, as Dilbar is the only superyacht in the world to feature a 25m swimming pool.
It also has a large garden and two helipads.
Even at sea, you can get some greenery with two gardens on the ship[/caption]
6. Prince Abdulaziz – 482ft
Built in 1984, Prince Abdulaziz held the title of the longest and tallest yacht in the world for an impressive 22 years.
It was overtaken by Dubai in 2006, which is 49ft longer.
Prince Abdulaziz is one of the royal yachts of the Saudi royal family.
It can accommodate up to 64 guests onboard and between 60 and 65 crew.
7. A+ (previously Topaz) – 482ft
Previously named Topaz, A+ was built in 2012 and cost approximately $527m.
With a huge number of features, A+ would be a great place to entertain guests.
The boat is equipped with an on deck jacuzzi, two helicopter landing pads, swimming pool, tender garage, fitness hall, cinema and a large conference room.
Why have just one helipad, with A+ having two[/caption]
8. El Mahrousa – 478ft
El Mahrousa was built in 1865 on the River Thames and held the title for world’s biggest yacht for more than 100 years.
Translated to ‘the protected’, El Mahrousa became the first ship to cross the Suez Canal back in 1869 and has since been a naval training ship for the Egyptian government.
It is the oldest active superyacht in the world.
El Mahrousa is the oldest superyacht which is still active[/caption]
9. Nord – 466ft
The newest superyacht on the list, Nord was only completed this year.
It covers six decks and can accommodate up to 36 guests in its 20 cabins.
Nord gives Dilbar a run for its money with a huge list of fun features.
These include a gym, elevator, swimming pool, cinema, tender garage, swimming pool, barbecue, beach club, spa room, sauna and beauty salon.
The ship also has two helicopter pads, one on the bow of the yacht and one on the top deck.
The Nord is the newest ship and has everything from a swimming pool to a beauty spa[/caption]
10. Flying Fox – 446ft
Although it is the tenth-largest superyacht, Flying Fox is the largest charter vessel in the world.
Made up of six decks, the ship can accommodate up to 36 day guests and 25 overnight guests.
The boat features a diving centre, spa and a cryotherapy sauna.
And for anyone thinking about hiring it, it is estimated to cost $3m per week.
You can hire the Flying Fox for yourself[/caption]
The ship has everything from a diving centre to a swimming pool onboard[/caption]