The most spectacular yachts in film and TV

The glitz and glamour of superyachts makes them ideal stars for everything from box office blockbusters to the latest Netflix drama...


The star of Riviera

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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Turquoise Yachts   55.4 m •   2011

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Turquoise Yachts   55.4 m •   12 guests • Price from $300,000 p/w


in comedy series Entourage

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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Delta Marine   46.94 m •   2007

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Delta Marine   46.94 m •   12 guests • Price from $179,500 p/w


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.

Ocean Emerald

The extreme sports superyacht in Point Break

When American film director Ericson Core set about remaking the 1991 extreme sports movie Point Break, he turned to the world of superyachts to give his 2015 version an extra helping of glamour. Ocean Emerald, the 41 metre from Rodriquez Yachts, was used as a key filming location, with a skateboarding ramp fitted to the bow, for some spectacular stunts.

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Rodriquez Yachts   41 m •   2009

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