Posted on February 3, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Take a look at the impressive 86m mega yacht TRUMP PRINCESS, now known as KINGDOM 5KR, in the video below, released by SuperYachtFan. Previously owned by Donald Trump, this imposing vessel was originally built in 1980, and was the world’s largest yacht at that time.
Currently owned by Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed bin Talal, KINGDOM 5KR was built by Benetti Yachts and conceived from the design board of Fratelli Benetti and Bannenberg Designs Ltd. She featured as The Flying Saucer in the James Bond movie Never Say Never Again, and can easily sleep an amazing number of 22 guests in pure luxury, looked after by a numerous crew of 31.
Donald Trump – Image credit to John Taggart—Bloomberg/Getty Images
Current US presidential candidate, Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946. He is an American businessperson and media personality, and the chairman and president of The Trump Organization and the founder of Trump Entertainment Resorts.
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Posted on January 22, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Last month saw Roman Abramovich‘s wife, Dasha Zhukova, enjoy a winter vacation with the family and friends aboard her husband’s £1.5billion giga yacht ECLIPSE on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy.
Dasha Zhukova with her friend aboard ECLIPSE and Adam Abramovich – Image credit to mirror.co.uk
One of the largest private yachts in the world, the impressive 162-metre ECLIPSE was launched from Blohm & Voss in Germany in 2009. She boasts such innovative features as the arrangement of a generous open loggia, balconies for the guest suites, a futuristic inside submarine hangar and a helicopter hangar. Her superb and breath-taking interiors can comfortably sleep an amazing number of 34 guests in 18 tastefully appointed cabins, including a lavish owner’s suite and 17 VIP suites.
ECLIPSE – Photo by ship and yacht photographer Klaus Kehrls
Roman Abramovich is a Russian businessman, investor and politician, best known as the owner of Chelsea Football Club. His wife, Dasha Zhukova, is a Russian-born businesswoman, art collector, magazine editor, and founder of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art and Garage Magazine. They have two children.
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Posted on January 12, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Edinburgh-based author JK Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series, has recently bought £22 million Amphitrite. This luxurious 156-foot yacht was originally named Vajoliroja and was owned by the Hollywood actor Johnny Deep.
Vajoliroja in Elba, Italy
Originally launched from Proteksan Turquoise (now Turquoise Yachts) in 2001, the three-deck Vajoliroja received an £8 million makeover by Depp in 2008, and subsequently was sold to an American shipping magnate in 2015. She provides elegant and beautiful accommodation across five lovely cabins. There are also plenty of entertainment options for guests to enjoy, including a great variety of water toys, such as waterski, wakeboard, windsurf, kayak and snorkeling capabilities.
JK Rowling, born 31 July 1965, is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. She represents one of the most successful authors of the modern era and is reportedly worth £580 million.
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Posted on January 4, 2016 by celebrityvacation
Last week in St. Barths, the Caribbean, saw the 40-year-old actor Tobey Maguire join his friend Leonardo DiCaprio aboard the striking 65m mega yacht SEANNA, launched by Benetti in 2011.
Tobey Maguire joining his friend aboard 65m SEANNA by Benetti – Photo by X17online.com
SEANNA boasts modern interiors by Redman Whiteley Dixon, stylishly decorated in white with dark wood cabinets and paneling, with cream carpets and rugs, beautiful contemporary furniture and quality soft furnishings. The accommodation layout consists of 7 lavish staterooms, comfortably sleeping up to 12 guests.
Seanna by Benetti
Tobias Vincent “Tobey” Maguire, born June 27, 1975 is an American actor and film producer who began his career in the late 1980s. Nominated for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Awards and winner of two Saturn Awards, he is best known for his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man film trilogy.
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Posted on December 15, 2015 by celebrityvacation
Owned by Dallas Mavericks billionaire owner Mark Cuban, luxury 88-metre mega yacht FOUNTAINHEAD was spotted by ZipZapPower in the video below, while anchored in the glamorous Miami, Florida. The breath-taking FOUNTAINHEAD was launched in 2011 as the third Feadship XL series vessel.
Feadship XL FOUNTAINHEAD can sleep up to 14 guests in pure luxury and style. She boasts the many special features usually found on a luxury superyacht of this size, however, she also bears such unique features as the basketball court on the aft deck.
Mark Cuban – REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
Mark Cuban, born July 31, 1958, is an American businessman, investor, film producer, author, television personality and philanthropist. He owns the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, as well as Magnolia Pictures. Moreover, Mark is also the chairman of the HDTV cable network AXS TV, and a “shark” investor on the television series Shark Tank.
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Posted on December 8, 2015 by celebrityvacation
Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana own the eye-catching 51m superyacht REGINA D’ITALIA, boasting her own giant, custom-built, inflatable water slide. The striking REGINA D’ITALIA was built in 2006 by the prestigious Italian shipyard Codecasa.
Regina d’Italia by Codecasa owned by Dolce & Gabbana
Other cool features aboard the outstanding REGINA D’ITALIA include gold door knobs shaped like two outstretched hands as well as leopard skin throws, in addition to gold-veined marble floors and gold bathroom taps studded with sapphires and rubies. Moreover, each of the four guest cabins is named after an exotic animal: giraffe, elephant, crocodile, and rhinoceros.
Domenico Dolce (right) and Stefano Gabbana – Photo credit to getty images
Dolce and Gabbana, the Italian fashion house, was established by Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana in 1985. They are primarily known for their clothes, but they also create footwear, handbags, sunglasses and watches.
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Posted on December 3, 2015 by celebrityvacation
Owned by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, the breath-taking 163m (536’) giga yacht ECLIPSE is widely regarded as the most expensive yacht ever built. $1,000,000,000 ECLIPSE was delivered to her happy owner by the German shipyard Blohm & Voss in 2010. Experts even estimate that she costs around $75 million per year to run.
ECLIPSE simply has it all. She boasts such cool features usually found on luxury mega yachts as gym, swimming pools, wifi, two helicopter pads, as well as a large dance floor. She even hosts a missile defence system, anti-paparazzi system and bullet proof glass in some places.
Roman Abramovich – Image credit to thesun.co.uk
Roman Arkadyevich Abramovich, born on October 24, 1966, is a Russian businessman, investor and politician. He is the main owner of the private investment company Millhouse LLC and owns the U.K.’s Chelsea soccer team.
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