Named for the first initial of its owners, Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko “A” is a luxury motor yacht designed by Philippe Starck and Martin Francis, and constructed by Blohm + Voss at the HDW shipyard in Kiel, Germany.It is one of the…Read More
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Russion billionaire Andrey Melnichenko’s yacht “A” was docked at Port Everglades for the past month to undergo several repairs. Named for Melnichenko’s wife, the yacht boasts 23,000 sq. ft., Baccarat-crystal tables, silver-leaf staircase walls and a $60,000 banister. The master bedroom also…Read More
Andrey Melnichenko’s superyacht might not be the largest on the seas, but it’s certainly one of the most talked about.
Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko was recently spotted vacationing with his wife Aleksandra in Phuket after the pair pulled their $300 million yacht into the Phang Nga Bay for an afternoon on the beach.
Sausalito residents woke up to an unexpected sight on Wednesday morning. Docked in Richardson Bay was the $300 million yacht owned by 38-year-old Russion billionaire Andrey Melnichenko. The yacht, which arrived Wednesday morning attracted dozens of spectators.
The £300 million Yacht ‘Lair’ was spotted near Monaco.
It looks as if the Mediterranean hotspot of Majorca is the site of an unofficial battle of the megayachts. DreamWorks founder and show biz tycoon David Geffen recently arrived in his 376-ft. ‘Pelorus’, which was purchased for $300 million from wealthy Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich a couple of months ago… but he’s not the only megayacht owner on the block…
Camper & Nicholsons International, one of the oldest and most respected yacht brokers, sparked intrigue regarding the length of the world’s longest yacht Eclipse, owned by billionaire Roman Abramovich. In Camper & Nicholsons’ latest annual ranking of superyachts, the Russian oligarch’s yachtski is still in first place, but the gap between him and the former leader, the Dubai, is not as significant as it was previously thought. Eclipse is only 50 centimetres or 18 inches longer.
Remember that tiny little boat Roman Abramovich decided to make? Eclipse, we believe it’s called? Well, it seems as though an intense “my-boat-is-better-than-yours” competition from fellow banking heir Andrey Melnichenko is commencing. Heck, it’s so fierce, Melnichenko gave it a one-letter name. The ostentatiously named A is a 394-foot bomb-proof boat that cost so much to build, it’s already put two companies out of businesses (possibly a third).
In a sharp departure from megayacht design standards, the blade-like hull of Andrey Melnichenko’s “A” cuts through water creating no wash at 25 knots, but has made quite a splash in international yachting circles. Taking its design cues from battleships of yore,…Read More