What is the biggest sailing yacht in the world
• What is the biggest sailing yacht in the world
"Sailing yacht A" (Sailing Yacht A), created by the order of Russian billionaire, co-owner of "EuroChem" Andrei Melnichenko, a few days ago came out on its first sea trials in Kiel, Germany. The vessel is 143 meters long and equipped with three carbon masts about 100 meters is the world's largest sailboat.
Superyacht built in the shipyard of the German shipbuilding company Nobiskrug. Her cruising speed - 29 km / h, while the maximum - 39 km / h.
Cost vosmipalubnogo vessel with 54 crew members is about 400 million. Dollars. It is equipped with two diesel and two electric motors.
It should be noted that Melnichenko loves assign their yachts names "A" to occupy the first position in the shipping registers. So, he already has a motor megayacht called "A" value of about 300 million. Dollars, which the designer, as well as sailing, was Philippe Starck.
Motor Yacht "A"
Status of Andrei Melnichenko is estimated at 9 billion. Dollars.
Melnichenko and his wife Alexandra