And yet a small boy in a skiff, out on a local lake, spending the day fishing with his dog, is no doubt far happier and content, than these fools with a need to display a longer hull.
The world's largest private yacht cost $600 million to build and has held the record for more than 5 years -- but it might soon be dethroned
At 590 feet long, the Azzam is known to be the largest superyacht in the world. Although there is no strict definition, a superyacht is generally understood to be a yacht that is at least 78 feet long, according to Warsash Superyacht Academy. When it was launched in 2013, the yacht broke the record previously held by the Eclipse, a 533-foot yacht owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich. "[The Azzam] truly represents another milestone in not only our history, but yachting history as well," Lürssen Yachts managing partner, Peter Lürssen, said in a press release when the Azzam was launched. Here's a look at the massive yacht. ... (full story)
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