Largest yacht launched

Apr 10, 2013 by Guest Writer

Lürssen launched, on April 5, the 590-foot (180m) M/Y Azzam, the world’s largest yacht. Steel was cut for the hull 28 months ago. The yacht will stay in Germany until her delivery, which is expected later this year. She is expected to run with a crew of 50.

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