Shape Shaped Yachts
Megayachts

Shape Shaped Yachts

Top list of the longest superyachts that started as passenger liners and icebreakers
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ItBoat breaks the cover and tells us what kind of vessels used to transport tourists and now carry the property of sheikhs and oligarchs, used to tow, stab and pave the way in ice, and now storm the rating of the most luxurious megayachts in the world.

1. Alexander


Length: 121.95 meters

Shipyard: Lubecker Flender Werke

Year of construction: 1965


During the first twenty years of his life «Alexander» was majored by Regina Maris, during these years she served as a cruise liner. However, in 1985-1987 she was converted into a private yacht.



2. Turama.


Length: 116.41 meters

Shipyard: Rauma Shipyard

Year of construction: 1990


The passenger vessel created by Rauma Shipyard in Finland has now become a charter yacht. Turama welcomes up to 70 guests on board. The pleasure of renting her for a week costs € 630,000.

3. Christina O


Length - 99,15 m

Shipyard - Canadian Vickers

Year of construction - 1943


The legendary yacht, owned by the friends of Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis, started out as a Canadian watchdog frigate and held the anti-submarine defense during the Second World War. Aristotle bought her back in 1954 for a ridiculous $34,000 and spent millions to turn her into a superyacht for cruises and parties.

4. Dubawi


Length - 90.6 m

Shipyard - Cantiere Navale Ferrari S.p.a.

Year of construction - 1989


In 1989 another 90-meter cruise liner was born. In 2007 the Platinum Yachts shipyard in Dubai converted it into a luxury private yacht.


5. Lauren L


Length - 90 m

The shipyard is Cassens-Werft.

Year of construction - 2002


In 2008, Liveras Yachts bought an unremarkable cruise liner and made a modern charter yacht from it.


6. Arctic P


Length - 87.58 m

Shipyard - Schichau Unterweser AG

Year of construction - 1969


One of the largest private yachts, Arctic P, is by origin an icebreaker.

7. O'Mega


Length - 82.5 m

Shipyard - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.

The year it was built was 1987.


In 2002-2003 the Greek designers of Vafiadis transformed a small Japanese liner. The case took place in China, at the Guangzhou shipyard. It's a true story of friendship between nations.


8. Bart Roberts


Length - 80.77 m

Shipyard - Canadian Vickers

Year of construction - 1963


The second redesigned Canadian Vickers on our list. Originally Bart Roberts was operated as an icebreaker and a supply vessel. It was only in 2001-2002 that his destiny changed abruptly, serving as an expedition superyacht for his new owners.

9. Lone Ranger


Length - 77.4 m

Shipyard - Schichau Unterweser AG

Year of construction - 1973


In fact, the impressive Lone Ranger expedition vessel is a sea tugboat. For twenty years, since 1973, it has been hauling oil platforms, floating docks, rescue ships, including tankers and cargo ships. Let's assume the «Lone Ranger» got a well-deserved vacation.

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