Aboard Jeff Bezos $ 400 million megayacht, “The Flying Fox”


Jeff Bezos, The Flying Fox Megayacht

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, announcing leaving his position as CEO of his company, and having become the richest man in the world, plans to spend more time relaxing. And to have the best relaxing experience he bought a megayacht, on which he supposedly spent $ 400 million.

But when he’s not using it, Bezos rents it out to other wealthy people like Beyonce and Jay-Z, who recently took a vacation on the expensive yacht, renting it out for $ 4 million a week.

Bezos commissioned the yacht in 2019, but there was never a confirmation that the ship is in his name. While various industry sources name the billionaire as the official owner, others claim that he hasn’t even stepped on The Flying Fox.
And while The Flying Fox offers absolutely everything for you to relax, enjoy and spend quality time with your family and close friends, it is reported that Jeff Bezos also commissioned another bespoke yacht, for which he will pay over $ 500 million with a helipad and your own support yacht.

At 136 m (466 ft) and four decks, the Flying Fox is the fourteenth largest yacht in the world. It has a beam of 22.5 m (73.8 ft), a draft of 5.1 m (16.7 ft), and a volume of 9,022 GT. Built in 2019 by Lürssen Yachts, she owns two helipads, a 40-foot (12.2 m) pool, a two-deck spa with health and wellness facilities, and a cinema. The Flying Fox is powered by two MTU 16V 1163 M84 diesel engines that take it to top speeds of 20 knots (23 mph or 37.4 kph) and a cruise speed of 15 knots (17.2 mph or 27.8 kph). , and has a steel helmet. and aluminum superstructure.

The interior design is also impressive, and Espen Øino managed to give the yacht a sleek and elegant exterior, despite her enormous size. She can accommodate up to 22 guests in 11 cabins, all with private ocean view terraces. The master suite occupies the entire upper deck, measuring 328 square feet (30 square meters). The interior of it has a luxurious and contemporary decoration created by Mark Berryman Design, which makes it look cozy with the use of woods and warm tones. In addition to the listed facilities, there is also a disco, gym, sauna and water sports equipment. To meet all of her needs, she has 55 crew members on board, including chefs and masseurs.

With all these characteristics, The Flying Fox, Jeff Bezos‘ alleged megayacht is not even close to being the most expensive there is, the first on the list is valued at 4.8 billion dollars, called History Supreme, and is owned by Robert Kuok .