The largest super yacht is ready for sailing and it is hitting the headlines. It is being taken to the sea and would undergo a test run. There are three masts in this super yacht that are 300 ft long. That makes it taller than even the tower of Big Ben. The vessel is about 468 ft in length.
Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko, a Russian billionaire owns the yacht and has gotten it out of the German naval yard which lies in Kiel. It was hauled out with a tugboat and it moved at a speed of over twenty knots. The super yacht is estimated to cost about $450million.
However, the super yacht has not been driven at full potential as yet as the three sails are yet to be unveiled for sailing. It would probably be tested sometime next week. It is called Sailing Yacht A as named by the owner, and operated by Scottish Yacht Charters. The owner has made headlines with his motor yacht A which he moored in the Thames in September.
The super yacht with its large sailing masts was impossible to miss out as it was taken for a test run. That was more foe the masts that it has which are taller than Big Ben. For those who wish to know more about the Sailing Yacht A, there are eight floors in total inside the gigantic yacht. There is a helicopter pad as well in a deck. Continue reading