By Shane McGinley
Dubai Ruler comes second in list with 162m yacht
Arab owners have dominated the list of the word’s’ top superyachts, taking seven of the top ten rankings.
The new compilation from superyachts.com – based on length of yachts - places Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich as the owner of the world’s top superyacht, with his “Eclipse” measured at 164m in length.
Just two metres shorter and in second place on the list is Dubai Ruler HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum with his “Dubai” superyacht.
The Sultan of Oman’s 155m “Al Said” was third, with the Saudi royal family yacht “Prince Abdulaziz” fourth on 147m.
The Abu Dhabi owned “Yas” is the highest new entry on the list, placed sixth at 141m, two metres longer than “Al Salamah”, owned by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. The Emir of Qatar’s 133m yacht “Al Mirqab” was placed tenth of the list.