Many celebrities like to spend their spare time on their luxury yachts and boats. Here are a few of them.
Singer Sting recently borrowed his billionaire friend James Packer £32 million yacht while vacationing in Sydney, Australia. The mega vessel, which is 50 metres long, includes five guest rooms as well as jet and water skis. Tom Cruise is also a fan of the boat and uses it regularly when vacationing in the area.
Jazz legend Nina Simone was also a fan of the waters. She was once quoted as saying that “My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second.”
Fashion designer Giorgio Armani owns a few boats, one of the most notable being the Main, a 65-metre which took three years to build. The interior was completely designed by Armani.
World-famous golfer Tiger Woods is quite enamored with his luxury yacht named Privacy. The $20 million superyacht is a sight to behold, with three SeaDoos, two kayaks and two Vespa scooters onboard. Privacy also contains a large Jacuzzi, sweeping staircases and an elevator that can hold up to three people
Singer-songwriter James Taylor is an outspoken boat enthusiast who once famously said that “Being on a boat that’s moving through the water [everything becomes] so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what’s important and what’s not.”.
U2 singer Bono is the proud owner of the Cyan, a $21.8 million megayacht that he purchased after vacationing on it with his family. Upon purchasing, he had it painted blue and re-fitted with a state-of-the art stereo system.
Comedian Bernie Mac had many fond memories of the waters: “When I get a chance to play golf or go on a boat with good people, take the boat out and put some lobsters on the grill, get the ice-cold beer and the cigars – that’s heaven here on earth,” he once said.
Hip hop musicians Beyonce and Jay-Z are big-time boat lovers, having rented yachts for vacations in France and Italy. Recently, the pair rented the Benetti at a price of $300,000 per week. The stunning boat includes a helicopter platform, gymnasium, and a roof-top Jacuzzi.