• Rank 01

    Azzam

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2013

    On the 5th April 2013 Lürssen, the leading shipyard for large luxury yacht building, launched the 180m yacht AZZAM - the largest motor yacht in the world. The sleek and elegant superyacht features exterior design by Nauta Design.

    LENGTH
    180.6m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 02

    Fulk Al Salamah

    • Mariotti Yachts
    • 2016

    This 164-metre (538ft) superyacht was built in Italy by Mariotti Yachts and now sits in the Omani capital as part of the royal fleet. The Italian built superyacht is currently the second largest privately owned yacht in the world, after Lurssen's Azzam.

    LENGTH
    164m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 03

    Eclipse

    • Blohm + Voss
    • 2010

    Roman Abramovich's yacht Eclipse has received a huge amount of industry attention, not just for its size but for the celebrity of its owner. Eclipse is the largest and most expensive superyacht ever built. When initially ordered she was estimated to cost approximately £330million, by the time she was delivered however, her overall costs were closer to the £1billion mark due to the extra luxury fittings and security measures required by her owner. With a crew of up to 60, Eclipse is a giant of the sea. She was the fourth superyacht comissioned by Abramovich.

    LENGTH
    162.5m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 04

    Dubai

    • Platinum Yachts
    • 2006

    This magnificent yacht was originally commissioned by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei. Construction was suspended in 1998 and the vessel left unfinished until HH Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum secured the rumoured $300 million project. Platinum Yachts took the mega yacht to completion and in 2006 launched Dubai to become the world’s largest private yacht. Today however, Dubai is the second largest privately owned yacht in the world.

    LENGTH
    162m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 05

    Dilbar

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2016

    Originally known as Project Omar, the 156 metre superyacht Dilbar was launched in 2016 after over 4 years of construction. A favourite with yachtspotters worldwide, Dilbar is considered the largest superyacht in the world by volume.

    LENGTH
    156m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 06

    Al Said

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2008

    Like most royal superyachts, little is known about Al Said, a giant mega yacht formerly codenamed "Project Sunflower". She was delivered to the Sultan of Oman in 2008 as a replacement for a smaller mega yacht of the same name. At a stunning 155m, Al Said consists of six large decks and features striking exterior and interior design by Espen Oeino International, the same company that designed the stunning 127m mega yacht Octopus. According to reports, Al Said is said to accommodate as many as 70 guests and 154 professional crew, as well as featuring a concert room capable of accommodating a 50 piece orchestra.

    LENGTH
    155m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 07

    A+

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2012

    When construction of A+ (formerly named Topaz) first began she was forecast to be the 4th largest yacht in the world and to measure approximately 147m (482’3’’ft). Having left her floating shed at the Lürssen shipyard located in Bremen, Germany, she is now ready to claim that mantle and undergo the final phases of construction.

    LENGTH
    147.25m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 08

    Prince Abdulaziz

    • Helsingor Vaerft
    • 1984

    As one of the yachts of the Saudi Royal Family, Prince Abdulaziz is used to conduct official business as well as for pleasure. The largest yacht built in the 20th century, the interior alone took 15 months to complete. Originally built for the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia who named the yacht after his son, it is now owned by his brother Abddullah.

    LENGTH
    147m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 09

    El Mahrousa

    • Samuda Bros.
    • 1865

    This Egyptian presidential yacht is not only one of the world’s largest but also one of the oldest. Built in 1865 in London, the yacht was intended for the King of Egypt. Originally named Mahroussa, El Horriya was extended in 1872 and again in 1905.  Nowadays she is berthed in Alexandria and is listed as a training ship by the Egyptian Navy.

    LENGTH
    145.72m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 10

    SAILING YACHT A

    • Nobiskrug
    • 2017

    The ground-breaking Sailing Yacht A - the tallest superyacht in the world - sparked conversation at every stage of her construction thanks to the unique Philippe Starck design.

    LENGTH
    142.8m
    TYPE
    Sail
  • Rank 11

    Nord

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2020

    As one of the most well-known builders of Top 100 yachts, Lurssen's NORD (formerly Opus and Redwood) has been highly anticipated as one of the largest ever to launch from the German yard. Also the largest project set to launch in 2020, at 142m, she will accommodate up to 36 guests in 20 cabins and was designed by Nuvolari Lenard.

    LENGTH
    142m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 12

    Yas

    • ADMShipyards
    • 2011

    The 141m superyacht Swift141, now christened 'Yas', was successfully launched by ADMShipyards in November 2011; entering the record books as both the largest launch of 2011 and most significant superyacht in recent history. ADMShipyards, members of Privinvest, has proudly announced the launch of their first superyacht. At 141 meters, this stunning private yacht ranks as the sixth largest superyacht in the world.

    LENGTH
    141m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 13

    Scheherezade

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2019

    As with most yachts in construction at Lurssen, little is known about this 140m project. We do not yet know the designer or architect, but she has been spotted moving around the build-hall. Her sightings have lead yacht spotters on the docks of the yard to aptly name her 'Project Lightning.' We hope to see her launch towards the end of 2019.

    LENGTH
    140m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 14

    Ocean Victory

    • Fincantieri Yachts
    • 2014

    The largest yacht ever built in Italy and one of the ten largest in the world, Fincantieri has announced the successful delivery of Project Victory - a 140 metre superyacht launched in 2014 - under the official name of Ocean Victory.

    LENGTH
    140m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 15

    Al Salamah

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 1999

    Code named as Mipos (short for Mission Possible) during her construction, Al Salamah belongs to Saudi Arabian Defence Minister Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz. Kept a great secret, rumours tell that she has over 80 rooms, a helipad, and an indoor swimming pool complete with glass roof. A real working wonder, this yacht was completed in 1999 after only two years.

    LENGTH
    139m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 16

    Rising Sun

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2004

    Owned by media bigwig David Geffen, Rising Sun is rumoured to have been commissioned by Ellison specifically to be larger than Paul Allen’s Octopus. This 2004 yacht is spread over five decks and is equipped with everything from Jacuzzi bathrooms and wine cellars to a top deck basketball court.

    LENGTH
    138.4m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 17

    Flying Fox

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2019

    Flying Fox is the 136 metre flagship launch delivered jointly by Imperial and Lurssen in 2019.One of the world's most iconic superyachts, Flying Fox boasts a distinctive exterior design by industry great Espen Oeino.

    LENGTH
    136m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 18

    Crescent

    • Lurssen Yachts
    • 2017

    Crescent (ex Project Thunder), the aggressively styled contemporary superyacht by Espen Oeino, hit the water at the Lurssen Yachts facility in 2017 to widespread industry acclaim. Crescent signifies a shift in conventional design to more masculine profiles and has created a ripple effect in superyacht design.

    LENGTH
    135m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 19

    Serene

    • Fincantieri Yachts
    • 2011

    Built by Fincantieri Yachts and designed by Espen Oeino, the 134 metre Fincantieri was launched in 2010. Key features include, among others, two helicopter landing platforms, storage for a large submarine able to reach a depth of more than 100 metres, an indoor sea water pool that can be also used for tender docking and 2,700 square metres of luxury interior space designed by Pascale Reymond of Reymond Langton Design.

    LENGTH
    133.9m
    TYPE
    Motor
  • Rank 20

    Al Mirqab

    • Kusch Yachts
    • 2008

    Owned by the Emir of Qatar, this diesel-electric powered yacht was constructed as a successor to the owner's 95 metre Oceanco yacht. Launched in 2008, Al Mirqab was once known as Project May, and while little technical information is known, the yacht has the incredible combined power output of 140,000kw.

    LENGTH
    133m
    TYPE
    Motor