Yachts

Russian Oligarchs and their Superyacht Toys

The Super Yachting Index is the yearly overview of the largest Superyachts in the world today. In 2009 the construction of > 30 m yachts dropped by 18% to 213. The number of new contracts dropped from 241 to 90. The Super Yacht Index can be found here (Super Yacht Index 2009)

The biggest yachts owned by Russian Oligarchs

In 2008 only 14 superyachts where delivered to Russian citizens. In 2009 only 10. The average length in 2009 still being 84 meters. It dropped significantly in 2009 to a mere 50,4 meters. Abramovitsch holds the longest yacht in the world today (162,50 m), much to the dismayal of Mr. Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum who is quickly enlarging the nose on his current yacht (162 m).

1. Superyacht Eclipse

Name : Eclipse

World ranking : Numer 1

Owner : Roman Abramovitch

Length : 162.50 meters (533 feet 2 inches)

Year : 2010

Maximum speed : 25 knots

Shipyard : Blohm & Voss (Germany)

2. Superyacht Serena

Superyacht Serena

Name : Serena

World ranking : Number 10

Owner : Yuri Scheffler

Length : 143 meters (439 feet 3 inches)

Year : 2010

Maximum speed : unknown

Shipyard : Fincantieri (Italy)

superyacht A

Name : Superyacht A

World ranking : Number 15

Owner : Andrei Melnichenko

Length : 119 m (390 ft)

Year : 2008

Maximum speed : 23 knots

Shipyard : Blohm & Voss (Germany)

Superyacht Luna

Name : Luna

World ranking : Number 17

Owner : Roman Abramovich

Length : 115 meters (377 feet)

Year : 2010

Maximum speed : unknown

Shipyard : Lloyd Werft et Stahlbau Nord (Germany)

superyacht pelorus

Name : Pelorus

World ranking : Number 19

Owner : Irina Abramovitch

Length : 114.50 meters (357 feet 8 inches)

Year : 2010

Maximum speed : 20 knots

Shipyard : Lürssen (Germany)

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