Gallery: Inside the 126m Lürssen superyacht Octopus
Commissioned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the 126 metre Lürssen superyacht Octopus is one of the largest superyachts in the world. According to Camper and Nicholsons, the explorer will now be listed for charter after finding a new owner. BOAT takes a look around the iconic superyacht.
Powered by two hybrid ABB Industry AG E-Motors, Octopus can reach a top speed of 19 knots when underway. Additionally, the superyacht has a globe-trotting range of 12,500 nautical miles when cruising at 12 knots.
Among her credentials, Octopus is Ice-classed with two helipads fore and aft.
Drive-In Tender Garage
Octopus has storage for up to eight tenders, an ROV, and a 10-person submarine named Pagoo.
A true world cruiser, Octopus has explored the coast of Antarctica, traversed the Northwest Passage and discovered the wrecks of long-lost WW2 battleships off the Philippines since her delivery.
The Swimming Pool
On the bridge deck, guests will find a heated fresh water swimming pool with a retractable glass floor that raises to deck level to provide an extended area for entertaining.
The Dive Store
Other standout features include a glass-bottomed underwater observation lounge, a cinema, and a fully kitted-out dive centre (pictured).
The Heli Hangar
Octopus' hangar can store two helicopters.