100 Million Dollar Club Yachts
Story by Anton Adianto
Famed musician David Lee Roth from the heavy metal group Van Halen once made a tongue in cheek comment, “Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can buy you a yacht big enough to pull up right alongside it.” Long considered the ultimate nautical symbol of wealth and luxury, owning a yacht means having to cough up tens to hundreds millions of dollars to first purchase the boat, and then millions of dollars again to pay for the crew, fuel and maintenance. Many luxury yachts are built at a cost of more than 100 million dollars. Below is a list of the most luxurious ones which are well known for their famous owners, their sheer size and cost and, most importantly, their marvelous designs.
This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (75th Edition) in 2016.