The striking looks and soft curves of this motor sailing yacht are a work of art. The ultimate superyacht was custom built in Kiel, Germany, and designed by Philippe Starck at the cost of over $450 million. What makes this yacht so unique besides the innovative and futuristic design? For a start, the three masts are taller than the Statue of Liberty, at 91 meters each, and at 143 meters long, the superyacht is the eighth longest private yacht in the world. With a comfortable cruising speed of up to 16 knots and a top speed of 21 knots, the yacht glides swiftly and silently.
While little is known about the interior, there can be little doubt that it is a luxurious and spectacular affair, with no expense spared on creating a floating palace. One can expect to find bespoke furniture, state of the art electronics, and a military grade navigation system. There are sure to be the latest high-grade security systems, external cameras and even a weapons defence system!
The external design is vaguely reminiscent of a submarine, with the only difference being the three massive sailing masts. The yacht glides through the water hardly creating a ripple, and the rather high top speed is impressive for a boat this size. Its ghostly pale grey colour creates a moving dark shadow as it sails swiftly across the waves. The top speed is attained by the wind from the three massive sails, combined with the powerful in-built engines.
The custom superyacht pushes the boundaries of design, technology, and creativity. The result is this impressive, futuristic and innovative sea craft like no other on the seven seas! The superyacht has a unique, aerodynamic appearance and offers something entirely different to all the superyachts in existence. The boat was commissioned by a Russian billionaire who wanted a yacht that would really stand out and make a strong statement. That it certainly has!