Built in steel and aluminium by Italian yard Benetti to a design by RWD, the 108 metre motor yacht IJE was delivered in 2019. She accommodates 22 guests in 11 suites including a private owner's deck with forward access to walkaround side decks. Twin 3,191hp MTU diesel engines enable a cruising speed of 16 knots topping out at 20 knots and she is fitted with zero speed stabilisers.
The 50 most expensive yachts for sale now
How much does a superyacht cost? It's a question that we are asked near-daily but the answer is not so simple. Much like a luxury watch or car, it is entirely dependant on age, pedigree and finish, with the largest and newest vessels peaking into the hundreds of millions. To give you a better idea, BOAT International rounds up the 50 most expensive yachts currently listed for sale, starting with Benetti's 108 metre IJE...
Built in steel and aluminium and delivered in 2014 to a design by Espen Oeino, the 95.2 metre motor yacht Kismet has a breathtaking interior by Reymond Langton. Previously owned by Fulham F.C. owner Shahid Khan, Kismet has been on the market now for over three years. Accommodation is for up to 16 guests across eight sumptuous staterooms including a master suite with a private deck complete with Jacuzzi and helipad access.
Kismet is asking €169,000,000 with Moran Yacht & Ship.
After being sold at auction following the yacht's seizure earlier in the year, the 91.5 metre motor yacht Tranquility (previously Equanimity) is back on the market. Tranquility was built by Oceanco in 2014 with interiors penned by Winch Design. She can sleep up to 26 guests in nine cabins, with further accommodation for up to 26 crew. In 2019, Tranquility was chartered by makeup mogul, and the world's youngest billionaire, Kylie Jenner.
Tranquility is asking €149,900,000 with Burgess.
Built in steel and aluminium by Turkish yard AK Yachts to a design by Michael Leach Design, 85 metre Victorious debuted at the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show shortly after delivery. The yacht features a massive 2,300GT interior by H2 Yacht Design, with accommodation for a total of 24 guests in 12 cabins. Elsewhere, Victorious boasts a 200 square metre beach club with a gym, massage room, hammam and heated swimming pool and a 10-seat cinema.
Victorious is asking €125,000,000 with Burgess
Built in steel and aluminium by Turkish yard Yachtley to a design by Alpha Marine, the 80 metre motor yacht Elements is Lloyd's classed and SOLAS compliant, with delivery early in 2019. An elegant interior by Cristiano Gatto welcomes 24 guests in 12 cabins consisting of a master suite, two VIP suites, four doubles and five twins. All cabins aboard this yacht for sale have entertainment centres, Sony television screens and full en-suite bathroom facilities.
Built by Lürssen with a steel hull and aluminium hull, the 97.2 metre Carinthia VII was delivered in 2002 after being built for Heidi Horten, the widow of department store owner Helmut Horten. Sporting one of Tim Heywood’s famous exteriors, the main deck looks as if it has no windows and appears as a continuous hull side, when in fact the windows have darkened glass and black frames – only looming into vision when close. Powered by four MTU diesel engines, the yacht’s top speed is 26 knots while accommodation is for 12 guests.
Carinthia VII is asking €120,000,000 with Fraser.
Built in steel and aluminium by German yard Lurssen to a design by Espen Oeino and Lloyds classed, the 85 metre motor yacht Valerie was delivered in 2011 with her latest refit in 2019, and has had the same owner since new. Designers Reymond Langton have taken full advantage of her impressive volume of 2,755GT to create an expansive interior accommodating 12 guests in six cabins.
Launched in 2020, this 68 metre Abeking & Rasmussen built superyacht is described as a “custom-made floating home that leaves nothing to be desired by her owner,” according to designer Focus Yacht Design. Soaring’s cavernous 1400GT features accommodation for up to 12 guests in six cabins, a private owner’s deck and lavish spa and beach club. Soaring has a cruising speed of 14 knots and top speed of 16.2 knots.
Built in steel and aluminium to a design by Tim Heywood, Plvs Vltra was delivered by Amels in 2016. Inspired by the grand hotels of the French Riviera, her interiors were penned by Winch Design. Plvs Vltra can sleep up to 12 guests in six cabins with a master suite located on a dedicated owner's deck. Highlights include an aft deck pool with counter current jets and an impressive spa amidships.
Built with a steel hull and GRP superstructure by US yard Delta Marine, 66 metre Invictus was delivered in 2013 and "has had an outstanding charter career ever since". Most notably the yacht was owned by American businessman Rick Caruso. The luxury superyacht sleeps 12 guests in six cabins and has an impressive range of 6,000 nautical miles at 12 knots. Powered by twin Caterpillar 3516 diesel engines and carrying over 50,000 gallons of fuel, Invictus can reach a top speed of 17 knots.
Invictus is asking $100,000,000 with Burgess.