Inside a Russian Billionaire's $300 Million Super Yacht

Designed by Philippe Starck, the "A" has quickly become the most loved and loathed ship on the sea. WSJ's Robert Frank takes an exclusive tour of Andrey Melnichenko's 394-foot mega-yacht.

Super Yacht - MAYAN QUEEN IV



Vessel's Details

Ship Type: Yacht
Year Built: 2008
Length x Breadth: 0 m X 0 m
Gross Tonnage: 3879, DeadWeight: 530 t
Speed recorded (Max / Average): 13.6 / 10 knots

World Class - Luxury Mediterranean Super-yacht Cruise

Welcome aboard the Super -yacht 'Pure Bliss' for a trip from Portofino in Italy to stay in the famous Carlton Hotel in Cannes France, via Monaco

Inside a $4Million luxury yacht tour

Inside a $4Million luxury yacht tour

Sunseeker Predator 82 Yacht

Luxury Boat - Sunseeker Predator 82 Yacht

Sunseeker 88 Yacht by Sunseeker Belgium

Luxury Boat - Sunseeker 88 Yacht by Sunseeker Belgium

Amer 116' Super yacht. One of the best layouts and hull performance of its category

Permare Yachts is proud to announce its introduction to the U.S. Market. The new Amer Yachts will be built with a world design and specs in mind.
From the Amer 72 to the Amer 136 the semi custom yachts are built with quality attention to detail and performance in mind.
The Amer line builds some of the most fuel efficient hull designs in the world.

Magnitude Luxury Yacht

Magnitude Luxurious yacht - Opalinski designs

Horizon Yachts PC60 Full Video Tour - Fast, Stable and efficient Power Catamaran

The E56 is designed to take advantage of the innovative drive technology offered by dual Volvo IPS drives for improved fuel economy, better performance, reduced draft, and increased interior volume. The dynamic exterior features a refined and streamlined profile with continuous style lines and unbroken profile, making the E56 a lesson in design and proportion. The oversized windshield provides for improved visibility from the lower helm and also creates a spectacular overhead skylight for the on deck dining area. The large main deck side windows flow into a uniquely streamlined effect which maximizes the natural lighting and compliments the custom interior LED lights for optimal lighting day or night.

L.O.A 17.07 meters 56'-0''
L.W.L 13.58 meters 44'-6 1/2''
Beam 4.80 meters 15'-9''
Draft 1.45 meters 4'-9''
Engines Twin VOLVO IPS Penta 900@ 700HP
Generator ONAN 13.5KW(50HZ) ONAN 17KW(60HZ)

Displacement(light app.) 19.8 ton 43,652 lbs
Fuel capacity 2,500 liters 660 gal
Water capacity 600 liters 160 gal

Pelorus Yacht at Nassau, Bahamas

PELORUS Specification IMO : 8977273 Call Sign : ZCDJ8 Flag : Bermuda, Port of Registry : Hamilton Shipmanager : Hill Robinson Class : Germanischer Lloyd Notations : Maltese Cross 100 A5, MCA, Unattended Machinery Spaces Dimensions LOA : 115.00 m Breadth : 17.20 m Depth : 5.10 m Draft : 4.66 m GRT : 5317mt NT : 1596mt DWT : 2973mt Construction Yard No. : 13600 Built 05/2003 Kroger Werft, Germany Hull : Steel Decks : 4 Machinery Main Engines : 2 x Wartsila 12 V 26 3900kW Bow Thrusters : 2 x 294kW Brunvoll Propellers : 2 x Controllable Pitch Speed : 20 knots Generators : 4 x 380 kVA , 1 x 270 kVA Capacities Ballast : 297 m3 Fuel : 281 m3


1. Eclipse
Owned by Roman Abramovich, Russian billionaire and Chelsea football club owner, this must be the most expensive oceangoing luxury that has gone over $1 billion that features a missile detection system, bullet-proof windows, 2 helicopter pads and three launches just to describe how well-protected and secured it is. To add more to its high-priced features, this yacht has a 5,000 square foot master bedroom, 11 guest cabins, 2 swimming pools, hot tubs , sports complex and dance floor.

2. Dubai
This second largest yacht in the world is owned by the ruler of the Emirate of Dubai and the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. This yacht was first commissioned to Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei but, because of lack of funds, the former took over it and named it Golden Star. This 531-foot lavishly adorned yacht boasts of impressive interiors that include 3 elevators, a variety of pools, hot tubs, sunbathing areas, open-glass staircase, formal dining area and VIP suites. It has air conditioning system that is utilized to combat the very hot climate in Dubai. To add more to the expensive details of this yacht is a mega yacht helicopter pad.

3. Lady Moura
Owned by Saudi Arabian multi-millionaire, Nasser al-Rashid, is 344 feet long which houses a 75-foot dining table to start with its amazing interior. It even has a pool with a retractable roof and a beach resort that slides out on one side of the boat, which has sand, deck chairs and palm trees to give a very authentic beach resort experience.

4. The Rising Sun
This 453-foot pricey yacht is co-owned by Larry Ellison and David Geffen. This luxurious was built for the purpose of beating out Paul Allen's Octopus in terms of size and interiors. Indeed, this fabulous sea vessel has a colossal swimming pool, cinema, wine cellar, 16 suites, basketball court and a helicopter pad to name a few of its amenities. Its exteriors were designed by the late Jon Bannenberg and its interiors by Laura Seccombe.

5. Octopus
This world's eighth largest yacht is owned by Microsoft co-founder and America's 3rd richest man and the world's 7th, Paul Allen, which stretches for 414 feet. Launched in 2003, this yacht boasts of 2 helicopters, 7 boats and a submarine with room that can accommodate 10 men. It requires an annual budget of $20 million in order to keep the yacht in good working condition and to cover the crew salaries.

Nassima Acico Yachts

M/Y Nassima will reach a top speed of 18 knots and a cruising speed of 14 knots, her enormous range at 10 knots will be 8600 nautical miles, making her a true long range yacht. A classic, timeless design by Oliver van Meer features an extraordinary stern garage for a car and two motor bikes, as well as a spacious sundeck and a large aquarium on the main deck.


Yacht specifications

Motor yacht
1 x Master, 1 x VIP, 4 x Twins


Nauta luxury yacht PROJECT LIGHT by night - 90m motor yacht PROJECT LIGHT by Nauta Yachts