The project “Megayacht” is supposed to have three years of construction with the highest secrecy and a total cost of 360 million euros. It has six guest rooms, an airfield, three swimming pools and 142 meters long. The Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko is the client. Because of the high masts of carbon with a height of approx. 90m, the “White Pearl” can not drive many ship routes, since these are blocked by bridges. The ship is the largest sailing yacht ever built in Schleswig-Holstein. In the past, the shipyard had been looking for special yachts with special yachts.
Designed by French starchitect Philippe Stark. 468 ft (141 meter) in lenght, with ship masts nearing 300 ft high, sailing yacht “A” is the world’s biggest sailing yacht ever with an estimated cost of 800 million US $.