, 2022-06-23 02:00:00,
Ever wanted to have one’s very own superyacht? While the vast majority of people will never be able to afford a superyacht, a few may be able to rent one for very special occasions. Groups can charter superyachts for a few hundred thousand dollars for a week. But how big can they get? The largest private motorized yacht in the world is thought to be the massive Azzam yacht – she is as big as this opulent part of the market gets.
It is many people’s dream to travel around the world by superyacht. But while that may be the exclusive domain of the super-rich, it is still possible for many people to travel around the world by cruise ship or by sailing around the world. There is something magical about the freedom of being on a ship on the high seas or exploring the stunning islands of the Mediterranean and Caribbean.
The Azzam: The Largest Superyacht In The World
The largest superyacht in this world is really big. The Azzam is a whopping 180 meters or 590 feet long with a beam of 20.8 meters or 68 feet. To put that in perspective, no one agrees on how big a yacht needs to be until it’s considered a superyacht, but it’s generally about 40 meters or 130 feet in length.
- Length: 180 Meters or 590 Feet
- Beam: 20.8 Meters or 68 Feet
- Longest: Private Motor Yacht In The World
- Built: In 2013 By German Shipyard Lürssen Yachts
- Name: Means Resolute In English
She was delivered by Lürssen Yachts in Bremen in Germany in 2013. It is also known she was refitted in 2021.
The Azzam has a shallow draft and the ability to travel at high speed in shallow waters. She has a top speed of over 32 knots (37 mph) and carries 1 million liters of fuel. Her range is not known, but it is likely thousands of nautical miles.
It is believed to have cost over $600 million – around $100 million more than the famous superyacht – the Eclipse.
- Cost: Over $600 Million
- Tonnage: 13,136 Gross Tons
- Number of Decks: 5 Decks
- Cabins: 18 Guest Cabins
One thing is for sure, she is large enough for any sized party one would like to have.
The Azzam’s Many Features
Just as the Azzam is exceptional on the outside, so too is it on the inside. Its main salon has a length of 29 meters or 95 feet with an open plan and no pillars.
Her exteriors were designed by Nauta Yachts S.r.l. and her interiors by Creation Line Decoration.
While many superyachts only have accommodation…
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