Historic Top 100 Search

the 100 Historic Superyacht search

The Historic Top 100 archive allows you to go back in time and search through the years to discover which ranked in the Top 100 back in the day. Use the archive to find out the prime ranking of any superyacht at the time of its launch or discover the largest yachts in the bygone eras of luxury yachting.

  • 1
    Azzam
    Azzam180.60m

    On the 5th April 2013 Lürssen, the leading shipyard for large luxury yacht building, launched the180 m yacht A...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2013|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 2
    Fulk Al Salamah
    Fulk Al Salamah164m

    This 164-metre (538ft) superyacht was built in Italy by Mariotti Yachts and now sits in the Omani capital as p...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2016|Builder: Mariotti Yachts
  • 3
    Eclipse
    Eclipse162.50m

    Roman Abramovich's yacht Eclipse has received a huge amount of industry attention, not just for its size but f...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2010|Builder: Blohm + Voss Shipyards
  • 4
    Dubai
    Dubai162m

    This magnificent yacht was originally commissioned by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei. Construction was suspend...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2006|Builder: Platinum Yachts
  • 5
    Dilbar
    Dilbar156m

    Project Omar, measuring an estimated 156 metres, this new superyacht is the largest launch of 2015 so far.

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2016|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 6
    Al Said
    Al Said155m

    Like most royal superyachts, little is known about Al Said, a giant mega yacht formerly codenamed "Project Sun...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2008|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 7
    Topaz
    Topaz147.25m

    When construction of Topaz first began she was forecast to be the 4th largest yacht in the world and to measur...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2012|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 8
    Prince Abdulaziz
    Prince Abdulaziz147m

    As one of the yachts of the Saudi Royal Family, Prince Abdulaziz is used to conduct official business as well ...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 1984|Builder: Helsingor Vaerft
  • 9
    El Mahrousa
    El Mahrousa145.72m

    This Egyptian presidential yacht is not only one of the world’s largest but also one of the oldest. B...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 1865|Builder: Samuda Bros.
  • 10
    Sailing Yacht A
    Sailing Yacht A142.8m

    The ground-breaking Sailing Yacht A - the tallest superyacht in the world - sparked conversation at every stag...

    Sail Yacht|Year: 2015|Builder: Nobiskrug
  • 11
    Yas
    Yas141m

    The 141m superyacht Swift141, now christened 'Yas', was successfully launched by ADMShipyards in November 2011...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2011|Builder: ADMShipyards
  • 12
    Ocean Victory
    Ocean Victory140m

    The largest yacht ever built in Italy and one of the ten largest in the world, Fincantieri has announced the s...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2014|Builder: Fincantieri Yachts
  • 13
    Al Salamah
    Al Salamah139m

    Code named as Mipos (short for Mission Possible) during her construction, Al Salamah belongs to Saudi Arabian ...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 1999|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 14
    Rising Sun
    Rising Sun138.40m

    Owned by media bigwig David Geffen, Rising Sun is rumoured to have been commissioned by Ellison specificall...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2004|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 15
    Serene
    Serene133.90m

    Built by Fincantieri Yachts and designed by Espen Oeino, the 134 metre Fincantieri was launched in 2010. Key f...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2011|Builder: Fincantieri Yachts
  • 16
    Al Mirqab
    Al Mirqab133m

    Owned by the Emir of Qatar, this diesel-electric powered yacht was constructed as a successor to the owner&...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2008|Builder: Kusch Yachts
  • 17
    Octopus
    Octopus126.20m

    With a permanent berth in the International Yacht Club Marina in Antibes, this giant is owned by Microsoft ...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2003|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 18
    Maryah
    Maryah125m

    Designed by H2 Yacht Design, this elegant Greek-built superyacht is one of the best kept secrets in the Top 10...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2014|Builder: Neorion Elefsis Shipyard
  • 19
    Katara
    Katara124.40m

    Very little is known about Superyacht Katara, as it is shrouded in secrecy. The 124 metre motor yacht which wa...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2010|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 20
    Golden Odyssey
    Golden Odyssey123.20m

    One of the most top secret superyacht projects on the list, Golden Odyssey (ex Project Tatiana) is part of a S...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2015|Builder: Lurssen Yachts