Six months after he finally took delivery of the Eclipse, the world’s largest private yacht, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is offering it up for charter at a rate of $2 million per week and is the world’s most expensive yacht charter by far. The 538-ft. Blohm + Voss megayacht is available via exclusive brokerage SuperYachtsMonaco. The [...]
Eclipse – The World’s Largest Yacht After spending an extended amount of time in Hamburg to undergo further sea trials, tests and adjustments, the 162.5m superyacht Eclipse left the world respected Blohm + Voss shipyard on December 9th and has now been successfully delivered to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. The construction of motor yacht Eclipse [...]
Roman Abramovich’s Eclipse Yacht Since it was first mooted, we have followed Roman Abramovich’s superyacht Eclipse with interest. It was billed as the biggest yacht in the world by a distance, but after a recent independent grading it appears the yacht is indeed number one – but only just. The figure that has been espoused [...]
U.S.-based Atlantic Yachts has contracted with Rolls-Royce’s Marine division to design and engineer a new line of superyachts dubbed the NVC 85 Y. The 85-metre craft will be built by Germany’s Nobiskrug GmbH while Atlantic’s founder Paul Madden, formerly of Blohm + Voss (builders of Roman Abramovich’s gigayacht Eclipse) will oversee the project. The main [...]
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Eclipse – World’s Largest and Most Expensive Yacht That’s the trouble with being a multi-billionaire, you wait ages for a superyacht to arrive, then two come along at once. Roman Abramovich was waiting for one yacht to be delivered and then the other just trots along! After become the proud owner of the World’s largest [...]
Blohm + Voss Shipyards – a company of the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems based in Hamburg, Germany – has just unveiled the design of a 120 metre exploration yacht. A new entry to the list of custom yachts proposals, B+V 120 MY/X has both the competence to cruise across the globe, giving complete ease for the [...]