Top 11 most expensive and the best yachts in the world
3. Azzam – $ 600 million
This massive 180-meter vessel owned by UAE President and the commander of the defense forces of the Union of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. According to estimates “Business Insider”, the state of the Emir of Abu Dhabi about $ 18 billion. The ship was designed “NAUTA Yachts”. It was built in Germany in the shipyard “Lurssen”. He was put on display in 2013. According to the “Daily Mail”, “Azzam” (or “loyalty” in Arabic) – “the most complex in yacht design ever built.” It offers armored passenger cabin premium, cinema, swimming pools, two helipads. The vessel is also equipped with anti-missile defense systems.
On April 5th, 2013 Lürssen, the leading shipyard in the construction of the largest and most luxurious yachts, launched the 180-meter mega yacht Azzam, the largest private motor yacht in the world.
Under the guidance of engineer Mubarak Saad al Ahbabi, the best solutions have been found to meet any requirements for design and technology and to justify all the hopes of a reputable owner. And according to some information, they are the president of the United Arab Emirates and, in combination, the emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa Al Nahyan. The result was a truly modern mega-yacht of the highest quality and at a cost of about $ 600 million.
Among many other features of the interior layout of the megayacht, Azzam has a main cabin 29 meters long and 18 meters wide with a fully open area. The superyacht Azzam will travel across the seas and oceans at a speed of over 30 knots, driven by a combination of 2 gas turbines and 2 diesel engines, giving a total of 94000 hp to four water cannons.