China's biggest, most expensive private yacht sold

15:06, August 26, 2010      

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The "Battleship 108."(photo:

China's biggest and most expensive private yacht, which is worth as high as 78 million yuan, was purchased by Wang Jianlin, the board chairman of Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd at the 2010 Shandong (Qingdao) International Yacht and Boat Exhibition on Aug. 24.

The exclusive limited-edition yacht called "Battleship 108" has a length of 33 meters and features numerous luxury elements in its design. "The palace on the sea" is equipped with high-tech navigation equipment, various luxury settings and advanced entertainment facilities.

Inside the cabin.(photo:

If you have ever watched the 007 movie "Casino Royale," you may be familiar with the yacht.

The champagne lacquer finish on the yacht cost 6 million yuan and it took three months for workers to complete.

The yacht has three floors. The spacious deck provides plenty of room for entertainment and relaxation. The unique design inside the cabin displays unimaginable luxury. The rest area contains four bedrooms, each with a private washroom. Its master bedroom is equipped with high-end sound and imaging equipment, such as a 56-inch LCD television. All the furniture in the cabin is made of black walnut and buttermilk skin.

The driving room of the yacht.(photo:

Besides the luxury hardware, the yacht's producer also arranged for four professional sailors to offer services to the owner of the yacht, including driving and maintenance.

Moreover, the yacht has 4,880 horsepower and has a speed of 36 nautical miles per hour, which is equivalent to 66 kilometers per hour.

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By Ye Xin, People's Daily Online


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