Most Luxurious Yachts of 2020 and Beyond

Luxury is hitting the oceans, and we couldn't be more excited. We've rounded up the best luxury yachts that will conquer the seas this 2020 and the years beyond.

Other than expensive jets owned by the elites and celebrities, sea travel has always been an avenue to show off wealth and luxury. From travel cruises that cross oceans, to private yachts for exclusive parties and social gatherings, we’ve witnessed how crossing across oceans in luxury attracts the world’s most elite travellers.

1. The Black Swan

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The Black Swan is called as such for its black exterior and graceful aesthetic, showcasing a striking proof of simplicity.

Considered the world's most elegant superyacht, the Black Swan includes a swimming pool that funnels toward the stern and seems to disappear into the ocean. It also includes a sundeck and balconies that are hidden from view, and a rooftop helipad.

Still in its initial design stage, this superyacht will be able to accommodate up to 12 guests across a master suite and six guest suites.

2. The Aqua

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Is luxury sea travel possible without the unsolicited environmental guilt to it? That’s the promise of Bill Gates’ hydrogen-powered superyacht inspired by Sinot’s Aqua.

This roughly $644 million-worth 370-foot boat includes five decks, space for 14n gusts and 31 crew members, and even a gym.

Aqua, Gates' latest investment in eco-friendly tech, isn't expected to reach the sea until 2024, but it's already getting a lot of media mileage.

3. Yacht Silver Fast 252

Built by the well-known Australian shipyard Hanseatic Marine in 2015, Yacht Silver Fast 252 is an impressive motor yacht that showcases a sleek, modern silver design by world-class designers.

It can comfortably sleep its guests in a breathtaking Owner's apartment with a lounge and large private deck, in addition to three double VIP guest suites, one double guest cabin, two twin guest cabins, plus pullman and one twin guest cabin. Moreover, this striking vessel boasts a customised 8-person Jacuzzi pool and a customised Klafs sauna. She has 8 cabins total and accommodates 17 crew onboard.

The yacht offers several tenders and toys such as jet skis, underwater scooters, wakeboards, waterskis and single skis as well as snorkelling gear.

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4. Yacht Chakra 282

Yacht Chakra 282’s interior layout sleeps up to 40 guests in 21 rooms. She is also capable of carrying up to 43 crew onboard to ensure a relaxed luxury yacht experience. Timeless styling, beautiful furnishings and sumptuous seating featured throughout to create an elegant and comfortable atmosphere. Her generous deck areas play host to a wide range of amenities including an outdoor bar and ample space for sun lounging and relaxing.

Chakra's impressive leisure and entertainment facilities make her the ideal charter yacht for socializing and entertaining with family and friends.

With a cruising speed of 14 knots, a maximum speed of 15 knots and a range of 5,892nm from her 136,000-liter fuel tanks, she is the perfect combination of performance and luxury.

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5. Yacht Lauren L 295

Yacht Lauren L 295 can accommodate up to 300 guests across four decks, and her accommodation provides for up to 36 guests in 20 beautifully-appointed cabins.

The lower deck can be used as a sunbathing area as well as a place to board and disembark from the tenders. Staircases lead up to the shaded main deck aft, where there is a broad stern seating area for guests to spend time outdoors with the views,while waiting for transport.

Guests looking for a sheltered outdoor living area will find that the upper deck provides two grand alfresco dining tables on the port side and centre, while the starboard side offers a comfortable lounge overlooking the glass balustrades. The bridge deck aft stores the tenders and larger motorized water toys, which are easily launched and retrieved with the use of a Davit crane. The foredeck is left clear for access to the helipad on the bow, and when not in use the area can be used for observation and hosting events.

On the sundeck, the aft section contains plenty of plush sundeck seating for a large alfresco meal, and there is also a massive Jacuzzi where guests can soak together while enjoying a cocktail from the nearby wet bar. The sundeck forward is fitted with numerous sun loungers for guests to unwind together and take in the forward views.

Learn more about Yacht Lauren here:

Splurging on luxury may not be the language of many, but it’s exactly that exclusivity that makes it so attractive to the privileged view. With the rise of modern technology coupled with architectural innovation, these luxury yachts perfectly showcase how far we’ve come with modern luxury.

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If you're a sea travel enthusiast and you want to see these luxury yachts in action, the Miami International Boat Show, which runs from February 13-17, 2020, will showcase some of the best boat brands in the whole world. Learn more about this event here:

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