Imagine a yacht so luxurious and technologically advanced that it’s more like a floating palace than a boat. This is what the Migaloo M5 represents in the world of luxury yachts. With a staggering price tag of $2 billion, the M5 is on course to become the most expensive yacht in the world, far surpassing the current frontrunner, the Lürssen Dilbar, which costs $800 million.
The M5, designed by the Austrian company Migaloo, isn’t just a yacht; it’s a statement of unparalleled luxury and innovation. It stretches an impressive 544 feet in length and 75 feet in width, providing ample space for 20 guests and 40 crew members. This floating haven offers much more than just a lavish cruising experience. Its most jaw-dropping feature is the ability to dive up to 820 feet, allowing for a unique underwater journey that can last up to four weeks.
Onboard the M5, the list of amenities reads like a catalog of the ultimate in luxury and adventure. Imagine exploring the ocean’s depths in one of the two custom Midget submarines, or soaring above the waves in a helicopter. For water sports enthusiasts, there’s a whole array of equipment available – from jet skis to kite surfing gear. The yacht also carries Seabobs, ROVs, UUVs, flyboards, hoverboards, and all the necessary equipment for paddleboarding, kitesurfing, and kayaking. When it’s time to explore on land, the yacht provides two expedition vehicles and pickup trucks.
The interior of the M5 is where Migaloo’s attention to detail and customization shines. Depending on the owner’s preferences, the yacht can feature a dining room large enough for 36 guests, a high-tech cinema hall, swimming pools, a jacuzzi, a wine cellar, and panoramic glass walls for enjoying the ever-changing seascape. One of the yacht’s most striking features is the expandable beach club, promising to be a unique and luxurious space for relaxation and entertainment.
Powering this magnificent vessel is a hybrid propulsion system, combining diesel and AIP, which gives it a range exceeding 9,300 miles. It can cruise at a speed of 20 knots on the surface and 12 knots underwater. Safety is a top priority for Migaloo, especially in the wake of the Titan submersible incident. Migaloo CEO Christian Gumpold emphasizes their focus on safety, alongside providing exclusivity and adventure to their clients.
Finding buyers for such an exclusive and expensive yacht is no small feat. Migaloo is targeting billionaires who seek more than just luxury – they want a unique, adventurous experience that stands out even in the world of high-end yachting. The Migaloo M5 is more than just a yacht; it’s a symbol of what’s possible when luxury, technology, and a daring vision come together. For those who can afford it, the M5 offers an unparalleled experience of the seas, both above and below the surface.