The 25 Largest Yachts in the World, From Merely Enormous to Humongous

From the exceedingly large to the downright gargantuan, the top 25 largest yachts in the world continue to impress. Built by shipyards all over the world—from the Netherlands to the United Arab Emirates, Italy, the United States, Greece, and the United Kingdom, to name just a few—new launches and refits are delivered each year, at the request of owners around the globe. Some yards, such as Germany-based Lürssen, complete more than their share of the largest yachts. Of the top 25 featured here, the company has built 13, and that’s not even including the two built by Blohm+Voss, which it acquired. The below list changes a little every year, but some of these vessels have remained on the list for years. Here are the top 25 largest yachts in the world to date.

25. ‘Katara’ (408 feet, 1 inch), Lürssen

Launched in 2010, Katara has an exterior by Espen Øino

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Boeing Business Jet 747-8i world’s largest private jet: photos, interior

  • Cabinet Alberto Pinto is the design firm behind the interior of one of the world’s largest private jets, a Boeing Business Jet 747-8i.
  • Owned by a Middle Eastern businessman, this jet is one of the few privately owned 747-8i aircraft, a plane primarily used by airlines, cargo carriers, and national governments.
  • Designing and implementing the interior of the ultra-luxurious jet took the firm four years and features understated luxury throughout. 
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The 747-8i Boeing Business Jet is the world’s largest private jet currently in active operation.

The dual-level jumbo jet takes private flying to the next level as a flying palace capable of traversing timezones in the absolute pinnacle of luxury air travel.

Based on Boeing’s commercial passenger aircraft, the Boeing Business Jet product line consists of VIP-configured variants of existing aircraft. Each Boeing aircraft currently in production has its own BBJ variant

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