Despite the fact that most of us (including mega yacht owners themselves) know the impracticality of sailing boats bigger than we can safely operate short-handed, we are all drawn to larger and larger yachts for the same basic reasons. They’re faster, they’re more comfortable, they can carry more guests and more toys, and they make other people jealous. These are the same factors whether you are moving from a 30′ sailboat to a 40-footer, or from a mere 100′ super yacht to one that’s 200′ plus. The only difference is in the scale (of size, price and pride).
Of course, a purpose-built 30-50 foot yacht can go anywhere in the world, and canÂ Â …Â Pictures and more