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

    On the 5th April 2013 Lürssen, the leading shipyard for large luxury yacht building, launched the 180m 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

    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
  • 4

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

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

    Originally known as Project Omar, the 156 metre superyacht Dilbar was launched in 2016 after over 4 years of c...

    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

    When construction of A+ (formerly named Topaz) first began she was forecast to be the 4th largest yacht in the...

    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

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

    Sail Yacht|Year: 2017|Builder: Nobiskrug
  • 11

    As one of the most well-known builders of Top 100 yachts, Lurssen's NORD (formerly Opus and Redwood) has been ...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2020|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 12

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

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2011|Builder: ADMShipyards
  • 13
    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
  • 14

    As with most yachts in construction at Lurssen, little is known about this 140m project. We do not yet know th...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2019|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 15
    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
  • 16
    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
  • 17
    Flying Fox
    Flying Fox136m

    Flying Fox is the 136 metre flagship launch delivered jointly by Imperial and Lurssen in 2019.One of the world...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2019|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 18

    Crescent (ex Project Thunder), the aggressively styled contemporary superyacht by Espen Oeino, hit the water a...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2017|Builder: Lurssen Yachts
  • 19

    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
  • 20
    Al Mirqab
    Al Mirqab133m

    Owned by the Emir of Qatar, this diesel-electric powered yacht was constructed as a successor to the owner's 9...

    Motor Yacht|Year: 2008|Builder: Kusch Yachts