The largest luxury yachts measured by length
In general, the size of a large yacht is measured by its length. But a more accurate factor is the displacement and/or the volume of a yacht.
Biggest Luxury Yacht
The yacht Dilbar is currently considered to be the biggest private yacht in the world. With a length of 157 meters (512ft) the mega yacht is number #4 on the ‘list by length’. But with a displacement tonnage of 15.917 gross tons, she is actually the largest yacht in the world.
Who owns the largest yacht in the world?
Only Billionaire Owners
Only the world’s richest billionaires are able to purchase and maintain these big private yachts. Read our list of the World’s Richest Yacht Owners.
Most of these yachts are owned by Royal Families. Such as the Al Nahyan family, rulers of Abu Dhabi, who own four of the world’s largest mega yachts. And the Sultan of Oman, who owns two.
What is the Displacement of a yacht?
The displacement is the weight of water that a ship displaces when it is floating. Which in turn is the weight of a ship (and its contents). The displacement is measured in tons.
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