The AVIVA yacht is owned by the British businessman, Joe Lewis. The 84-year-old businessman is also an investor in the top companies globally and is currently a majority owner of Tottenham Hotspur, a premier football team from London.
|Length:||98m (323 ft)|
|Builder:||Abeking & Rasmussen|
|Interior Designer:||Reymond Langton|
|Price:||US $250 million|
|Annual Running Cost:||US$ 15 – 25 million|
Mr. Lewis started his early entrepreneurial life by currency trading, enabling him to have a more thorough insight into the business world.
Making him one of the wealthiest people on the earth with an accumulated net worth of over 4.5 billion pounds; enabled him to buy many luxury cars and Aviva yacht, the 250-million-dollar beast.
AVIVA was built by the boat building company Abeking & Rasmussen, situated in Lower Saxony. Abeking & Rasmussen is a company aimed at engineering yachts, naval vessels, and cruise ships.
They were also responsible for building AVIVA’s sisters Elandess, Cloudbreak, and Excellence.
Reymond Langton Design was responsible for designing this gorgeous yacht. They are an award-winning company that prides itself on its creativity and passion with well over a decade of experience in the superyacht designing industry.
They were also responsible for creating the Serene superyacht and Nobiskrug yacht Mogambo.
Inside AVIVA is a full-sized piano, elevator, a beach club, a gym, and even a tennis court which can be transformed into a hall.
Similar to her sister yachts, she is also made of steel and has a superstructure made out of aluminum.
Powering this 98-meter-long superyacht are twin diesel-electric MTU engines capable of outputting 3,862 horsepower.
Along with her 364,705-litre fuel tanks, she can run comfortably at a speed of 14 knots and reach a max speed of 20 knots.
AVIVA can now comfortably accommodate 16 guests and carry up to 35 crew members after being refitted twice since its launch.
AVIVA yacht in Gibraltar