A Billionaire super Yacht
M/Y “A” is a luxury motor yacht designed by Philippe Starck and Martin Francis, and constructed by Blohm + Voss at the HDW shipyard in Kiel, Germany.

It was commissioned in November 2004, and delivered in 2008 at a rumoured cost of $300 million.
With a length of 119 metres (390 ft) and displacing almost 6,000 tonnes, it is one of the largest motor yachts in the world.

Named for the first initial of its owners, Andrey and Aleksandra Melnichenko, its provocative styling has polarized opinions since its launch.

It has evoked comparisons with submarines and stealth warships, while commentators have referred to it as the “most loved and loathed ship on the sea”.





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The London-based Bespoke Butler Academy provides butlers and housekeeping staff for private or a chartered yachts and staff can earn from $50,000 to $160,000 per year plus benefits, with virtually no expenses to worry about.

To cater to the growing number of superyachts in ownership in the region, the company has set up an exclusive yacht training academy on the coast of the Antibes, the Mediterranean French province located between Cannes and Nice.

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Named the Tropical Island Paradise, this 295-foot luxury yacht is not just another ship, but a full-fledged vacation destination.

Topped by a large artificial volcano, this superyacht also features a private beach cove, a cascading waterfall, a helicopter landing pad, beach cabanas and an ocean-view swimming pool.

The overall exterior impression is that of waves breaking on the rocky shores of a volcanic island.

The volcano is not a mere showpiece either. It houses a movie theatre, a library, a gaming room, a gym, a spa and VIP suites.

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The ongoing luxury spending trend depicts Russian billionaires have tons of money enjoy trading with it.
Same can be said about billionaire Russian entrepreneur, Andrey Melnichenko, who takes pride in owning the SuperYacht A, luxury mega yacht. Built by renowned shipbuilder, Blohm + Voss, the SuperYacht A carries the signature design elements of the highly acclaimed French product designer, Philippe Starck.

Spanning 390 feet in length, SuperYacht A features a stunning interior design, while every piece of furniture inside this mega yacht is adorned with mirrors, silver finishes and glass.

The magnificent vessel is powered by two MAN RK280 diesel engines and the boat itself features two swimming pools, a helipad, a hovercraft, a garage, as well as a plethora of plasma TV panels.