Jeff Bezos’ £420 million superyacht, expected to be the world’s largest, has been spotted for the first time at a shipyard.
The 417ft mega-yacht made its maiden appearance at a Dutch shipyard – and when it’s finished next year, it’ll be the world’s largest, with three masts and decks.
Before its completion as the world’s largest yacht, Jeff Bezos’ superyacht was observed for the first time.
The massive warship, dubbed Y721, was photographed at the Zwijndrecht shipyard in the western Netherlands, according to MailOnline.
When completed next year, Bezos’ private boat will be the world’s largest ocean-going passenger ship, measuring 417ft (127m) in length and costing an eye-watering £423 million.
In the recent book Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire, Y721 was teased.
“One of the best sailing ships in existence,” according to author Brad Stone.
The superyacht was towed out on its way to Alblasserdam, where it will receive its final touches.
However, whether the new mega-ship is a commissioned order by Bezos himself remains a closely guarded secret.
Despite the disclosure in the unauthorized biography Amazon Unbound, Oceanco has remained tight-lipped about who will be the owner of its flagship ship.
What are your thoughts on the superyacht? Please let us know in the comments section below! “Oceanco appreciates the privacy and confidentiality of all of our clients and prospective clients,” the company said. “As a result, we do not comment on our involvement or non-involvement in specific projects.” Elon Musk, who has a net worth of £143 million, dethroned Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest man last month.
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Thanks to his space business, the recently divorced Tesla CEO is on his way to becoming a trillionaire.
Yet Bezos isn’t doing too badly for himself: the departed Amazon CEO is estimated to be worth roughly £142 million, making him the world’s second wealthiest man.
In any case, he’ll have a pretty big toy to drown his champagne-flavored sorrows in soon enough.