If there’s one expensive toy the rich and famous strive to save up for, it’s undoubtedly a yacht. These luxury cities-on-the-sea can cost upwards of tens of millions of dollars – with some superyachts even escalating into the hundreds of millions.
With such a hefty price tag, it takes someone with massive wealth, like Bill Gates of Microsoft fame, to be able to afford such open ocean opulence. On top of employing a small crew of nautical experts full-time to maintain (and navigate) the vessels, the fundamental cost of fuel alone is more than most will pay for college.
Many yacht owners and charters also go the extra mile of supercharging their yachts with all kinds of bells and whistles. Let’s take a look at the most incredible (and incredibly expensive) yachts out there, owned by titans of industry from all over the globe.