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RADIANT Yacht – Masterful $300M Superyacht

Delivered to her owner, businessman from the United Arab Emirates, in 2009, RADIANT yacht is a 110-metre (260.1 ft) luxury yacht.

She is currently the 38th largest yacht in the world, closely followed by KAOS, AL RAYA and ANNA, who have the same lengths.

Length:110 metres (361ft)
Guests:20 in 10 cabins
Crew:44 in 20 cabins
Designer:Tim Heywood
Interior Designer:Terence Disdale
Speed:21 knots
Volume:5,027 ton
Price:US $300 million
Annual Running Cost:US$ 20 – 30 million

RADIANT yacht interior

The interior of the RADIANT yacht was designed by Glen Pushelberg, who co-founded the high-profile studio Yabu Pushelberg.

Their portfolio mainly consists of boutiques and expensive hotels, although they have worked on several luxury yachts in recent years.

The interior layout and design of RADIANT have been kept a secret from the public although it is rumored to be very modern and tasteful with contemporary design choices rather than traditional.

The yacht can welcome twenty guests in ten cabins as well as 44 crew members. She has a cinema, an indoor pool, elevators, and a spa onboard.

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RADIANT was built by Luerssen at their Lemwerder shipyard in Germany. She was delivered in late 2009 and conducted her maiden voyage in February 2010.

RADIANT has a total length of 110 meters (260.1 ft), a beam of 16.3 meters (53.6 ft), and a draft of 4.68 meters (15.4 ft).

Her weight lies at 5,082 tons, making her a relatively heavy yacht. Her average cruising speed is 16 knots, although she can accelerate to a top speed of 22 knots if required using her twin diesel MTU engines.

Her water tanks can carry up to 100,000 liters of freshwater allowing her to take guests on longer trips. 


Tim Heywood and his renowned design studio worked on the exterior of RADIANT in collaboration with Luerssen.

The British designer specializes in large vessels and has worked on yachts like DILBAR and PELROUS in the past. RADIANT is one of his most notable design projects.

She has a somewhat unconventional exterior which isn’t all-white like most superyachts but features a light grey lower half. She has a helipad on the top deck, although it can only support smaller aircraft.

The bow, which is usually where a helipad would be placed on a large yacht, is instead a spacious sun deck with storage facilities for smaller tenders and water toys such as jet skis. The aft of the vessel has several decks with comfortable seating areas.

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The RADIANT yacht was sold to the owner for an estimated price of US $300 million. She generates an additional US $20 to $30 million in annual running costs.

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