The Most Spectacular Yachts in Film and TV

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Planet Nine

in Christopher Nolan's Tenet

The 73 metre explorer yacht Planet Nine takes centre stage in Christopher Nolan’s latest time travelling blockbuster Tenet. Spanning seven countries, Tenet follows protagonist David Washington as he fights to ensure the survival of the whole world.

Delivered in 2018, the ice classed explorer Planet Nine features a large helicopter hangar and pair of superyacht elevators connecting all five decks. Elsewhere the yacht boasts a panoramic observatory lounge and cinema room on the upper deck as well as accommodation for a total of 12 guests.

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Parsifal III

The star of _Below Deck Sailing Yacht_

All images courtesy of Bravo

The 54 metre Perini Navi sailing yacht Parsifal III takes centre stage of the upcoming Below Deck sailing spin off series. In the first look trailer of Below Deck Sailing Yacht, Parsifal III can be seen cruising the waters of Corfu, Greece with a host of new crew led by permanent captain Glenn Shephard.

The new series is set to begin on February 3

All the usual Below Deck drama looks set to ensue, from romantic on-board liaisons to demanding charter guests and crew fall outs. Delivered in 2005, Parsifal III has total accommodation for 12 guests in six cabins with crew quarters for nine.

Winner of the 2006 International Superyacht Design Award, Parsifal III features an aluminium hull, carbon fibre rig and in-furling boom. The next addition to the Below Deck franchise Below Deck Sailing Yacht gets underway on Bravo on Monday, February 3.

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Kismet

in Netflix's newly released thriller 6 Underground

All images courtesy of Netflix

The 95.2-metre Lürssen superyacht Kismet takes a pivotal role in Michael Bay’s newly released Netflix debut 6 Underground. Starring Ryan Reynolds, 6 Underground sees a team of international operatives tasked with taking down a notorious dictator.

The Espen Øino-designed superyacht is the setting for the climactic final scenes of the film which sees Kismet, the final stronghold of the dictator, dramatically blown up.

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Spirit 46

in the upcoming James Bond film _No Time to Die_

A 14-metre Spirit 46 sailing yacht takes centre stage in the newly-released trailer for the upcoming James Bond thriller No Time to Die. The classic wooden yacht is seen sailing in Jamaica with Bond behind the helm.

Speaking about the collaboration, Spirit Yachts chief executive and head designer, Sean McMillan, told the East Anglican Daily Times: "We are delighted to have been included in the official trailer for the new James Bond film No Time To Die, which continues our relationship with the Bond franchise. We can confirm a Spirit 46 was used during filming earlier this year but we are unable to provide further details at this stage."

This is not the first time Spirit Yachts has collaborated with the Bond franchise. In 2006, the 16.4-metre sailing yacht Spirit featured heavily in Craig's first Bond film Casino Royale when it became the first sailing yacht to travel up Venice's Grand Canal in 300 years.

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Solandge

in the Sky Atlantic drama _Succession_

Lurssen’s 85.1 metre superyacht Solandge took a starring role in the second series of Sky Atlantic’s Succession. The climactic final episode, in which Brian Cox’s Logan Roy makes a life changing decision, is based entirely on the yacht and showcases its first class facilities. Scenes of the episode journeyed from Solandge’s massive indoor and outdoor gym on the main deck to the outdoor cinema and nightclub. Elsewhere, Solandge features a full dive centre, extensive spa with a sauna, steam room, massage room and beauty salon, as well as a generous swimming pool on the sun deck.

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Sarastar

in Netflix’s newly released film _Murder Mystery_

The 60 metre Mondomarine-built superyacht Sarastar is the setting of Netflix’s newly released film Murder Mystery. The action follows a stagnant married couple played by Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston who join a billionaire on board his family yacht. They are soon caught up in an Agatha Christie-esque murder mystery on board and it doesn’t take long for the couple to become prime suspects.

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Turquoise

The star of _Riviera_ on Sky Atlantic

The glitz and glamour of superyachts makes them ideal stars for blockbuster movies and big-budget television shows. The 55.4 metre superyacht Turquoise — having starred in the new Sky Atlantic series Riviera.

Launched by Turkish yard Turquoise Yachts in 2011, Turquoise features British design, with the late Ed Dubois penning her exterior lines and London-based studio H2 Yacht Design styling her lavish interiors, which can accommodate up to 12 guests and 13 crewmembers. Her star features include a Jacuzzi on the upper deck and two Caterpillar 3512B engines that allow for a top speed of 16.5 knots. Currently offered for sale, Turquoise can carry up to 83,000 litres of fuel, meaning that she can cruise across the Atlantic at a stately 12 knot speed without needing to fill up.

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Usher

The _Entourage_ party yacht

When US comedy series Entourage was given the Hollywood treatment in 2015 it was only fitting that the party-loving boys should be seen living the high life on a glamorous yacht.

Delta Marine’s 2007 launch Usher (ex-Mr Terrible) took on a starring role by hosting a yacht party in the film’s opening scene, before lead character Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier) embarks on a disastrous career directing movies.

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M3

The ill-fated _Wolf of Wall Street_ superyacht

M3 (previously Lady M) played a crucial role in 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street. When Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) hits the big time, he splashes out on the luxury yacht and names it Naomi after his second wife (as played by Margot Robbie).

However, the film takes a disastrous turn when the superyacht sinks during a stormy passage between Porto Cervo and Capri — a scene that closely mirrors Belfort’s real-life yachting disaster in 1997.

Directed by Martin Scorcese, The Wolf of Wall Street was one of the most successful movies of 2013, grossing more than $116 million at the box office.

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Aria I

Star of _Skyfall_'s Oriental adventure

Daniel Craig's recent turns as 007 brought a new generation of beautiful sailing yachts onto the big screen, the most notable of which being Aria I.

This 56 metre steel schooner from Pruva Yachting starred in the 2012 film Skyfall as Chimera, the yacht which carried James Bond to villain Raoul Silva's island hideaway.

Preparing the yacht for filming was an arduous process, including re-upholstering inside and out, as owner Doğukan Boyacı explained. "We did lots of modifications. It was really very difficult but we succeeded finally."

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