Posted By RichC on September 8, 2015
A 140 meter (450+ feet) Super “Sailing” Yacht is currently being built in Germany for a Russian billionaire. The very white tenth longest private yacht ever produced is currently being built in a German shipyard and has been dubbed the “White Pearl.” The tallest of three masts on this super “sailing” yacht is expected to be 100 meters (325 feet) and will be made from carbon fiber. The super yacht (over 24 meters or 78 feet) will need a large crew (said to be 65) to both run and maintain this extravagant sailing vessel … although reminiscent of the “age of sail” … I assume accommodations for owner and crew to be a bit more luxurious.
White Pearl is scheduled to be ready at the end of the year and has apparently been ordered by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko.