5. Bono, Cyan
Bono is the lead singer of the hugely popular Irish band called U2. Known for
his philanthropic work, Bono and his band have survived the test of time, having
produced numerous hits for over 30 years now. They have succeeded in both
maintaining their rock tradition and reinventing themselves constantly to stay
relevant to the young market. And Bono has rewarded himself for all his hard work
with his very own yacht. He calls the Codecasa-built yacht the Cyan. It measures 49
4. Tiger Woods, Privacy
Tiger Woods is one of the best golfers of all time. He has won 14 major titles,
winning at least three times each in the US Open, Masters, US PGA and the British
Open. He is so successful that a mere top 10 finish is considered a disappointment.
He has recently been in a drought when it comes to major tournaments as he
struggles to build up his life after the messy divorce with his wife brought about by
his infidelity. He is now dating alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn, though they prefer to
keep things private. Woods also has a yacht that he has named Privacy. It measures
47 meters long and it was built by the renowned yacht maker called Christensen.
3. Johnny Depp, Vajoliroja
Johnny Depp is one of the most talented actors around. His iconic take on the
character of Captain Jack Sparrow in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series will
forever be gauged as the standard of all pirate roles. The months spent on the water
while shooting the movie trilogy may have enhanced Depp’s love for the sea, so
much so that he now has his own yacht. The yacht was built by Proteksan Turquoise
in Turkey and is considered to be a modern classic superyacht. It measures 47
meters long. The name of Vajoliroja is a combination of the names in Depp’s family.
“Va” is his girlfriend Vanessa Paradis, “jo” is for the actor, “liro” is for his daughter Lily
Rose and “ja” is for his son Jack.
2. Eric Clapton, Va Bene
Eric Clapton is one of the most accomplished musicians in the world. He is called
Slowhands and his guitars are some of the most expensive on the market. He has a
tendency to fall in love with things that he does not own, like Pattie Boyd, who used
to be the wife of George Harrison, and the Va Bene, a yacht that used to be owned
by Bernie Ecclestone. He bought the yacht after he chartered it in 2005. Measuring
47.8 meters long, it can accommodate up to 12 guests at a time.
1. Steven Spielberg, Seven Seas
The acclaimed director Steven Spielberg is the owner of Seven Seas, an 86-meter
yacht built by Oceanco from a design by the Nuvolari Lenard Design company. It
features an infinity pool with a 15-foot glass wall that can be converted into a cinema
screen, thus allowing guests to view the classic movies helmed by Spielberg.
Author: Tom Lafford