The Top 15 Luxury Yachts Celebrating the 2022 New Year in Gustavia Harbor, St. Barths

Even with COVID spreading like wildfire, billionaires like Jeff Bezos, David Geffen, and Roman Abramovich and celebrities like Leo Dicaprio, Drake, Duo Lipa, and Mike Tyson still made it to St. Barths to celebrate the new year.

St. Barths has long been the place for some of the most super yachts, and mega yachts to spend their holiday season and this year the numbers have bounced back to pre-pandemic figures. More thanang in the New Year in St. Barths and the following 15 luxury yachts were lucky enough to be berthed in the highly coveted slips in Gustavia Harbor (the center of the NYE party).

#1

METIS

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Benetti
Length: 207'
Owner: Todd Chaffee (American)

#2

HALO

Year Built: 2015
Maker: Feadship De Vries
Length: 188'6"
Owner: María Asunción Aramburuzabala (Mexican)

#3

KISSES

Year Built: 2000
Maker: Feadship De Vries
Length: 175'
Owner: Norman Braman (American)

#4

HOME

Year Built: 2017
Maker: Heesen
Length: 163'4"
Owner: Harald McPike (Austrian)

#5

ANNASTAR

Year Built: 2012
Maker: Westport Yachts
Length: 163'
Owner: Stanley Star (American)

#6

MI AMORE

Year Built: 2005
Maker: Christensen
Length: 157'
Owner: Unknown

#7

ATTITUDE

Year Built: 1998
Maker: Trinity Yachts
Length: 150'
Owner: Unknown

#8

SOFIA 3

Year Built: 2008
Maker: Baglietto
Length: 140'3"
Owner: Unknown

#9

SKYLER

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Benetti
Length: 139'7"
Owner: Unknown

#10

MR. D

Year Built: 2015
Maker: Benetti
Length: 137'7"
Owner: Unknown

#11

MARIN

Year Built: 2014
Maker: Sunseeker
Length: 131'5"
Owner: Unknown

#12

SNOWBIRD

Year Built: 2010
Maker: Hakvoort
Length: 128'
Owner: Gary Ball (Canadain)

#13

GRANDEUR

Year Built: 1998
Maker: Danube Marine Consulting
Length: 125'
Owner: Unknown

#14

MAREA

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Ferretti
Length: 121'6"
Owner: Unknown

#15

LOST BOYS

Year Built: 2017
Maker: Sunseeker
Length: 116'
Owner: Unknown

Top 10 Most Beautiful Giga Yachts

Giga Yachts are one of the most expensive and coveted toys in the world — for Mega Billionaires, at least. A Giga Yacht is 300+ feet and each takes years of creation to make them unique. We’ve searched near and far to find the top 10 Giga Yachts in the world.

#1

AZZAM

Year Built: 2013
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 592'8"
Owner: Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nayan (Emirati)

#2

ECLIPSE

Year Built: 2010
Maker: Blohm & Voss
Length: 533'
Owner: Roman Abramovich (Russian)

#3

DUBAI

Year Built: 2006
Maker: Blohm & Voss
Length: 531'6"
Owner: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Emirati)

#4

DILBAR

Year Built: 2016
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 511'
Owner: Alisher Usmanov (Russian)

#5

FLYING FOX

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 446'2"
Owner: Jeff Bezos (American)

#6

kismet

Year Built: 2015
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 312'
Owner: Shahid Khan (Pakistani)

#7

A PLUS

Year Built: 2012
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 483'
Owner: Sheikh Mansour (Emirati)

#8

geco

Year Built: 2020
Maker: Admiral
Length: 181'
Owner: Admiral (Italy)

#9

moonstone

Year Built: 2021
Maker: Amels
Length: 196'
Owner: Rob and Richard Sands (American)

#10

NORD

Year Built: 2020
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 466'
Owner: Alexei Mordashov (Russian)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Luxury Yachts

There are many parts that contribute to a beautiful yacht but what sets one yacht apart from the others in terms of beauty? Luxury designers from around the world are able to express their creativity when designing both the interior and exterior for some of the world’s most expensive yachts.

#1

alfa nero

Year Built: 2007
Maker: Oceano
Length: 269'
Owner: Unknown

#2

samurai

Year Built: 2016
Maker: Alia Yachts
Length: 197'10"
Owner: Unknown

#3

metis

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Benetti
Length: 207'
Owner: Todd Chaffee (American)

#4

dar

Year Built: 2018
Maker: Oceano
Length: 296'
Owner: Ziyad al Manseer (Jordanian-Russian)

#5

madsummer

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 311'8"
Owner: Jeffrey Soffer (American)

#6

just j's

Year Built: 2016
Maker: Harkvoot
Length: 200'
Owner: Jay Schottenstein (American)

#7

dream boat

Year Built: 2019
Maker: Oceano
Length: 295'
Owner: Arthur Blank (American)

#8

sarastar

Year Built: 2017
Maker: MondoMarine
Length: 197'6"
Owner: Michele Tecchia (Monaco)

#9

lusine

Year Built: 2021
Maker: Heesen
Length: 196'
Owner: Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed (Emirati)

#10

phoenix ii

Year Built: 2010
Maker: Lurssen
Length: 295'
Owner: Jan Kulczyk (Polish)

Top 10 Most Beautiful Sailing Yachts

Sailing dates back to early 3,000 BC and is one of the first sea-going ships in human history. From racing to luxurious vacations, it’s known to be one of the most efficient, long distance travel methods of its kind. According to Statista, the global luxury sailing yacht market is projected to more than double between 2019 and 2030. We hope you enjoy the top 10 sail boats!

#1

maltese falcon

Year Built: 1990
Maker: Perini Navi
Length: 289'
Owner: Tom Perkins (American)

#2

sailing yacht a

Year Built: 2015
Maker: Nobiskrug
Length: 468.5'
Owner: Andrey Melnichenko (Russian)

#3

black pearl

Year Built: 2016
Maker: Oceano
Length: 350'
Owner: Oleg Burlakov (Russian)

#4

aquijo

Year Built: 2015
Maker: Oceano / Vitters
Length: 282'
Owner: Kjell Inge Røkke (Norwegian)

#5

Mirabella V

Year Built: 2003
Maker: VT Shipbuilding
Length: 254'6"
Owner: Rodney Lewis (American)

#6

Badis I

Year Built: 2016
Maker: Perni Navi
Length: 230'
Owner: King of Morocco (Moroccan)

#7

Athena

Year Built: 2004
Maker: Royal Huisman
Length: 295'
Owner: James H. Clark (American)

#8

Vertigo

Year Built: 2011
Maker: Alloy Yachts
Length: 220'
Owner: Rupert Murdoch (Australian/American)

#9

Seven

Year Built: 2017
Maker: Perni Navi
Length: 197'
Owner: Ennio Doris (Italian)

#10

Swan 115

Year Built: 2014
Maker: Nautor Swan OY
‍Length:
Owner: Unknown

Most Popular Captain Watches in 2022

A deep dive into the world of yachting and the coveted watch world. Does a $30,000+ give a more accurate time? Typically, no. But, could it save your life on a scuba dive expedition? Definitely. We’ve compiled a list of the top watches that our favorite yacht captains wear from around the globe.

1. Tag Heuer Autavia Chronometer Flyback

Diameter: 42 mm
Case Water Resistance: 10 bar (~100 m)
Movement Type: Automatic
ChronographSKU: CBE511C.FC8280
Case Thickness: 15.68 mm
Price: $6,950.00

Revamped for the modern adventurer, the heritage-inspired Autavia Automatic Chronometer Flyback is ready for your next personal quest. Its engine is the manufacture Calibre Heuer 02 COSC Flyback movement, an authentic chronograph for those who dare.

2. Luminor Marina Goldtech™ Sole Blu

Diameter: 44 mm
Case Water Resistance: 5 bar (~ 50 m)
Movement Type: Automatic Mechanical
SKU: PAM01112
Price: $24,300.00

Automatic mechanical, P.9010 calibre, executed entirely by Panerai, 13¾ lignes, 6.0 mm thick, 31 jewels, Glucydur® balance, 28,800 alternations/hour. Incabloc® anti-shock device. Power reserve 3 days, two barrels. 200 components.

3. Breitling Professional Endurance Pro Orange Rubber Strap Watch

Diameter: 44 mm
Case Water Resistance: 10 bar (~100 m)
Movement Type: Thermocompensated SuperQuartz™
SKU: X82310A51B1S1
Case Thickness: 12.5 mm
Price: $3,100.00

From Breitling's Professional Collection comes the Endurance Pro, the ultimate athleisure luxury sports watch that boasts unmatched precision and functionality. This timepiece is powered by the COSC-certified chronometer Breitling Caliber 82 with thermo-compensated SuperQuartz™ technology which is ten times more accurate than a conventional quartz movement. Perfect for activewear, this lightweight chronograph watch features a 44mm Breitlight® case - a material that is 3.3 times lighter than titanium, while still being highly resistant to scratches, traction, and corrosion. Its black dial has orange accents and an orange inner bezel which is marked with a pulsometer scale, making it easy to track your heart rate during activity. The hour and minute hands are coated with Super-LumiNova®, making them legible even in limited light; the red-tipped second hand and chronograph counters are also designed for easy readability. A vibrant orange Diver Pro III rubber strap coordinates with the dial and completes the bold and athletic design.

4. Rolex Yacht-Master II

Diameter: 44 mm
Case Water Resistance: 10 bar (~100 m)
Movement Type: Perpetual, mechanical, self-winding, regatta chronograph
Reference #: 116681
Price: $25,350.00

The only chronograph in the world with a mechanical memory, the Yacht-Master II with its bezel acting as a programmable countdown, is an essential tool for skippers to gauge their best course of action.

5. IWC Portofino Chronograph

Diameter: 42 mm
Case Water Resistance: 3 bar (~30 m)
Movement Type: Automatic, Self-winding
SKU: IW391027
Case Thickness: 13.6 mm
Price: $6,100.00

The Portofino Chronograph takes its design cues from the 1960s, with elegantly sporty push-buttons and chronograph displays. The stainless-steel chronograph watch has a convex sapphire glass and rhodium-plated appliqués on its silver-plated dial. It is powered by the tried and tested self-winding 75320 calibre with its 44-hour power reserve and comes with a dark brown alligator leather strap.

6. Breitling Chronomat B01 42 in 18K Red Gold

Diameter: 42 mm
Case Water Resistance: 20 bar (~200 m)
Movement Type: Manufacture Movement
SKU: BRE00RB0134101-DiverPro2
Case Thickness: 22 mm
Price: $20,200.00

This Breitling Chronomat B01 42 is crafted in 18k Red gold. This Chronomat B01 features a 42mm case, black dial, a date at 6 o'clock, synthetic sapphire crystal and ratcheted uni-directional bezel. This Chronomat version features a black Diver Pro II rubber strap with 18k Red gold deployment buckle.

7. RADO Captain Cook High-Tech Ceramic

Case Thickness: 14.6 mm
Case Water Resistance: 30 bar (~300 m)
Movement Type: Automatic
SKU: R32127156
Price: $3,300.00

2021: a year of hope and reinvention is the time chosen to reveal a timepiece without precedent, and that is here to revolutionise. The Captain Cook High-Tech Ceramic is the culmination of many years of research and development together with the history and tradition of the Rado Captain Cook. The further development of the Captain Cook collection in high-tech ceramic is Rado’s DNA in its purest form. It features some of the brand’s most stellar achievements such as Rado’s innovative high-tech ceramic monobloc case construction, scratch-resistant and hypoallergenic high-tech ceramic, powered by the premium Rado calibre R734 featuring a Nivachron™ hairspring. The innovative Nivachron™ hairspring provides an advantage in everyday life by protecting the timepiece from magnetic fields.

8. Tom Ford 002 Black Ocean Plastic Watch

Diameter: 40 mm
Case Water Resistance: 10 bar (~100 m)
Movement Type: Quartz Crystal
Price: $995.00

Crafted from recycled ocean plastic, this timepiece features a stainless steel case back and crown, diamond-cut hands, and impeccable quartz movement.

9. Breitling Outerknown Superocean Hertiage Automatic Chronograph

Diameter: 44 mm
Case Water Resistance: 20 bar (~200 m)
Movement Type: Automatic Movement
SKU: M133132A1C1W1
Case Thickness: 15.65 mm
Price: $7,100

Breitling continues its advocacy for the conservation of oceans by partnering with sustainable label Outerknown. Part of its re-vamped 'Superocean Heritage' line, this black DLC-coated stainless steel watch has been manufactured in Switzerland with a durable NATO strap that's made from re-purposed ECONYL® yarn. It's a COSC-certified chronometer, powered by an in-house automatic movement, and features a trio of easy-to-use sub-dials for precise timekeeping. We offer a two-year warranty for all working parts and manufacturing faults for luxury watches. Call our Customer Care team for more information.

Top Yacht Interior Designers

Yacht interiors require a special attention to detail around fit, function, weather-proof, and of course, style. Anyone can build a home with impeccable interiors. But to curate an artisanal yacht that withstands the functionality of surviving hot, humid summer days for many years is another story. We’ve pulled some of the world's top interior designers that have displayed their creativity by designing some of the most expensive yachts in the world.

1. Christian Liaigre

City: Paris
Website: www.studioliaigre.com

2. Winch

City: London
Website: www.winchdesign.com

3. Terence Disdale

City: London
Website: www.terencedisdale.co.uk

4. Patrick Knowles

City: Fort Lauderdale
Website: www.patrickknowlesdesigns.com

5. Zaniz Studio

City: London, Tuscany
Website: www.zaniz.com

Top Ten Yacht Destinations in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean has some of the most exclusive and beautiful places on Earth. The rocky coastlines and white sand beaches make the Mediterranean different from any other place in the world. If given the chance to go yachting in the Mediterranean, these are the top 10 hottest spot you need to visit.

1. Sardinia, Italy

2. Cote d'Azur, France

3. Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

4. Zakynthos, Greece

5. Ibiza, Spain

6. Kas, Turkey

7. Corsica, France

8. Turquoise Coast, Turkey

9. Ionian Islands, Greece

10. Mallorca, Spain

The Most Sought After Supercars in the World

Supercars are some of the fastest and most expensive cars in the world. We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most recently sought after supercars. What makes a supercar more unique than any ordinary car is the careful craftsmanship and rarity; many of which take years to refine and build to perfection. From McLaren to Rolls Royce, these cars are built for billionaires who enjoy the fast and furious.

1. Rolls Royce Boat Tail

Price: $28,000,000
Horsepower: Unknown
Release Date: 2021

2. Bugatti La Voiture Noire

Price: $18,700,000
Horsepower: 1500
Release Date: 2019

3. Bugatti Centodieci

Price: $9,700,000
Horsepower: 1600
Release Date: 2021

4. Pagani Huayra Tricolore

Price: $6,700,000
Horsepower: 840
Release Date: 2021

5. Aston Martin Victor

Price: $6,200,000
Horsepower: 823
Release Date: 2022

6. Mclaren Sabre

Price: $4,980,000
Horsepower: 824
Release Date: 2021

7. Gordon Murray T50s Niki Lauda

Price: $4,300,000
Horsepower: 711
Release Date: 2022

8. Koenigsegg Jesko

Price: $4,100,000
Horsepower: 1625
Release Date: 2022

9. Bugatti Chiron Super Sport

Price: $3,900,000
Horsepower: 1600
Release Date: 2022

10. Lamborghini Sian FKP37

Price: $3,600,000
Horsepower: 819
Release Date: 2022

Top Ten Yacht Destinations in the British Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands (U.S. and British Virgin Islands) are a tropical getaway for boats of all shapes and sizes. The best times to visit the BVIs are between October through July. Popular islands to visit are Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke. Whether you’re staying on land or sailing the sea, there are plenty of hot spots to fish, swim, and enjoy the sun. These are the top 10 most coveted spots to visit in the Virgin Islands.

1. Road Town, Tortola

2. Horseshoe Reef, Anegada

3. Brewer's Bay, Tortola

4. The Caves, Norman Island

5. The Baths, Virgin Gorda

6. Dog Islands

7. Deadman's Beach, Peter Island

8. White Bay, Jost van Dyke

9. Devils Bay, Virgin Gorda

10. Sandy Cay Island, Jost van Dyke

The Top 12 Most Luxurious Jets

No life of luxury is complete without traveling in a private jet. Combining unlimited freedom with luxurious style, they take you wherever you want to go in the most beautiful environment imaginable. Take a look at what we believe is the top 12 most luxurious jets in the world. And do your best not to get too jealous, someday you'll be in your own.

1. Airlander 10

Price: $70,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 100

2. Comlux NEXTgen Concept

Price: Unknown
Passenger Capacity: Unknown

3. Sky Residence

Price: Unknown
Passenger Capacity: Unknown

4. GulfStream G700

Price: $73,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 19

5. Bombardier Global 7000

Price: $73,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 12

6. Embraer Lineage 1000E

Price: $53,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 19

7. Boeing 787-8 BBJ

Price: $224,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 40

8. Boeing Business Jet 747-8i

Price: $403,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 467

9. Airbus ACJ TwoTwenty

Price: $80,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 18

10. Falcon 6x

Price: $47,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 16

11. Praetor 600

Price: $21,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 12

12. Cessna Citation Hemisphere

Price: $35,000,000
Passenger Capacity: 19

The Top 10 Most Beautiful Celebrity Homes

One of the quintessential elements to the Celebrity lifestyle is owning an incredible home. We did a deep dive into various Celebrities homes and put together a list of what we believe are the top 10 most beautiful. From brand new builds to full restorations, take a look at how each home is unique to the personality and style of each owner.

1. Marc Andreesson

Price: $177,000,000
Location: Malibu, California

2. Beyonce & Jay-Z

Price: $88,000,000
Location: Los Angeles, California

3. Andrew Russell

Price: $84,000,000
Location: Pacific Palisades, California

4. Patrick Dovigi

Price: $72,000,000
Location: Aspen, Colorado

5. Kanye West

Price: $57,000,000
Location: Malibu, California

6. Celine Dion

Price: $38,500,000
Location: Jupiter Island, Florida

7. Ellen DeGeneres

Price: $45,000,000
Location: Santa Barbara, California

8. Tiger Woods

Price: $54,500,000
Location: Jupiter Island, Florida

9. The Weeknd

Price: $70,000,000
Location: Bel-Air, California

10. Jennifer Lopez

Price: $28,000,000
Location: Bel-Air, California

The Top 10 Most Beautiful Penthouses in The World

Having a Penthouse is everyone's dream. To live in the heart the city, yet be so high above it all the noise that you can't help but feel serenity. Not to mention, amazing views that leave you perpetually inspired. To help you picture yourself living the penthouse lifestyle, we compiled the top ten most beautiful penthouses in the world.

1. Penthouse D

Price: $237,000,000
Location: London, England

2. La Tour Odéon

Price: $335,000,000
Location: Monaco

3. Woolworth Tower

Price: $110,000,000
Location: New York City, USA

4. 432 Park Ave

Price: $162,000,000
Location: New York City, USA

5. OPUS

Price: $66,000,000
Location: Hong Kong, China

6. Wallich Residence

Price: $54,200,000
Location: Singapore

7. The Boyd Residence

Price: $50,000,000
Location: Sydney, Australia

8. Le Penthouse

Price: $75,800,000
Location: New York City, USA

9. 181 Fremont

Price: $46,000,000
Location: San Francisco, USA

10. One Palm Penthouse

Price: $25,000,000
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Top 10 Most Beautiful Athletes Homes

If anyone deserves to have a home as amazing as these, it's athletes. Dedicating their whole lives to make their bodies perform in extraordinary ways, they need to have a home where they can rest and recharge before their next competition or game. Do they go above and beyond? You be the judge. Check out what we believe to be the top ten most beautiful celebrity homes.

1. Alex Rodriguez

Price: $38,000,000
Location: Coral Gables, Florida
Sport: Baseball

2. Tiger Woods

Price: $60,000,000
Location: Jupiter Island, Florida
Sport: Golf

3. Michael Jordan

Price: $23,000,000
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Sport: Basketball & Golf

4. Greg Norman

Price: $60,000,000
Location: Jupiter Island, Florida
Sport: Golf

5. Joe Montana

Price: $29,000,000
Location: Napa Valley, California
Sport: Football

6. Derek Jeter

Price: $22,500,000
Location: Tampa, Florida
Sport: Baseball

7. Dwayne Wade

Price: $22,000,000
Location: Miami, Florida
Sport: Basketball

8. Anna Kournikova

Price: $26,000,000
Location: Miami, Florida
Sport: Tennis

9. Floyd Mayweather

Price: $18,000,000
Location: Miami, Florida
Sport: Boxing

10. Shaquille O'neal

Price: $16,500,000
Location: Orlando, Florida
Sport: Basketball

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