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World's most expensive yachts!

Last updated on: May 5, 2011 14:56 IST

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The yacht is one of the ultimate toys of the rich - and these are the creme de la creme of yachts complete with pools, helipads, spas, saunas and more.

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Image: These yachts come with pool, spa and helipads.
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Lady Moura

Lady Moura is owned by Nasser Al Rashid, a Saudi Arabian billionaire.

This 354-foot vessel is one of the world's largest yachts and reportedly has a crew of 60, a pool with retractable roof and a mock beachfront, according to StyleCrave.com.

The site reports its value at $210 million.

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Image: Lady Moura is valued at $210 million.
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Pelorus

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich owns a series of yachts.

This one, named Pelorus, is 377-feet long, has a crew of 40 people, can comfortably house 18 guests, and has a pool.

Its value is estimated at $130 million by StyleCrave.com.

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Image: Pelorus is 377-feet long.
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Ecstasea

Roman Abramovich also owns this yacht, valued at $129 million and named the Ecstasea.

It has an Asian-inspired interior design, cherry-paneled walls, marble floors, a disco, sauna, Turkish bath and retractable helipad, according to StyleCrave.com.

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Image: Ecstasea has Asian-inspired interiors.
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Maltese Falcon

This gorgeous yacht, called the Maltese Falcon, is 289-feet long and is considered one of the best-designed yachts on earth.

"Her revolutionary sailing system set a new milestone in yachting history: three self-standing and rotating masts hosting 15 sails for a total sail area of 25,791 square feet for unrivalled, performance maneuverability and record-shattering speed; she can complete Atlantic crossings in 10 days," according to Luxist.com.

Billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins reportedly sold this beauty for $120 million - though its price was originally listed at $165 million - to hedge fund founder Elena Ambrosiadou, The Wall Street Journal Weath Report says.

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Image: Maltese Falcon is one of the best-designed yachts.
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Tatoosh

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen loves his boats.

The more than 300-foot Tatoosh "mega-yacht supposedly has its own theatre, swimming pool and lobster tank and has landing pads for two helicopters", StyleCrave.com reports.

It's worth an estimated $100 million.

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Image: Tatoosh has a lobster tank.
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Le Grand Bleu

And here's another of Roman Abramovich's floating wonders, the 370-foot Le Grand Bleu yacht, which he gifted to Eugene Shvidler, a Russian oil billionaire.

StyleCrave reports that the yacht has "a pair of 3,600-horsepower Wartsila engines, a crew of 50 and an onboard 74-foot sailboat and 67-foot speedboat" and is worth about $90 million.

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Image: Roman Abramovich gifted this to another billionaire.
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Rising Sun

This yacht, called the Rising Sun is currently co-owned by Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corporation, and David Geffen.

The yacht is the fifth-largest in the world with a length of almost 453 ft.

It reportedly cost over $200 million to build, according to YachtRisingSun.com.

The boat comes complete with onyx countertops, a gym, spa, sauna, wine cellar, private cinema and basketball court.

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Image: It reportedly cost over $200 million to build.
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Meteor

The 170-feet Meteor, "one of the world's great sailing superyachts", hit the market in 2010 for a price of $46 million.

The interior has ample space for six guests in three stately cabins along with a crew of 12.

There are acres of Swetania mahogany throughout the accommodations, and in the main salon a beautiful mahogany and delft tiled wood-burning fireplace sets the tone while a massive beveled glass skylight provides an abundance of natural light and air as needed, Luxisit.com said about the yacht.


Image: Meteor is one of the great sailing superyachts.
Photographs: yachting-intelligence.com
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