More money more problems, they say. Higher the rank higher the responsibility. Then again, with higher ranks and more money the gate of dreamland is open wider. Rich people, like us, have their toys but, unlike ours, their toys are very expensive. Also, unlike us, they get to play with yachts. Very, very, very big yachts, the best kind, the most expensive one.
Roman Abramovich is the owner of the “Eclipse”,of course. It’s estimated worth is around $1.2billion US, even though he bought it in 2009, for the price of $485 million US. It has anti-missile defense system and anti-paparazzi laser shield that fires a laser beam at nearby,scanned,cameras.
Shiek Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the UAE is the proud owner of the “Dubai”. Besides all of the cool stuff it has a submarine garage. Estimated worth $350 Million US.
Owner of this beauty is Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar. Worth-around $250 Million US. Al Mirqab, though, is just on the eight spot of largest yacht list.
The Lady Moura has a hydraulic platform covered in sand that can be lowered to just above the waterline. Owner is Nasser al-Rashid, Saudi businessman and advisor to the Saudi royal family. Worth-$210 Million US.
One of the coolest advantages of this yacht is an indoor pool with a glass roof. Owner is Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi Arabian Defense Minister. Worth around $200 Million US.