JEFF Bezos’ $500 million superyacht has undergone its final sea trials in Spain – with the world’s tallest ship expected to be ready for the summer.
The 230 ft tall ship was anchored in the bay Palma de Mallorca last week after it went through final edits before it was delivered billionaire.
The luxury ship, known as the Koru, is pictured sailing across the Balearic Sea after five years of construction.
Its 417 ft long frame glides across the open water as its glossy paint sparkles in Mediterranean sun.
ONE Dutch The flag fluttering at the stern of the ship fluttered in the wind as the big boat building project was about to end.
In February, Koru departed from a shipyard in the Netherlands when it made first trip in the North Sea.
However, the ship’s latest cruise is part of a series of sea trials to ensure that the great ship is ready for the journey. Amazon owner, it was reported.
According to Bloomberg, Koru has been taken steps to make sure everything is working properly and will most likely return to the Netherlands for a final edit before it is delivered.
The three-masted superyacht is estimated to have cost Bezos more than $500 million.
The 59-year-old is the third richest person in the world with a fortune of more than $126 billion.
Formerly known as Y721, the new yacht is now called Koru, which means “new beginning” in Maori.
The Amazon The founder commissioned the boat building in 2018.
Dutch shipyard, Oceanco, was awarded a multimillion-dollar contract to build it.
Boat builders have over 30 years of experience in large custom yachts.
The superyacht’s size and its three giant masts gave Bezos and those who built it a headache.
The luxury boat is so big that the historic Koningshaven bridge is in Rotterdam the harbor is plan dismantling to get it out.
Despite its gigantic appearance, the Koru is a masterpiece of modern architecture.
It has three decks including one with a swimming pool.
It will have a helipad for Bezos and his famous guests, and it will also house a smaller support vessel 250 ft.
The interior is said to be inspired by the Eos, a 305 ft yacht belonging to his close friend Barry Diller, founder and former CEO of Fox.
Koru will join the fleet of superyachts, helicopters and planes already owned by the American businessman and his millionaire girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez.
Its maintenance is expected to cost around $25 million annually with the supreme ship due to be delivered to Bezos within the next few months.
The long-awaited delivery of the ship takes place when Billionaire prepares to sell American daily newspaper, The Washington Post.
He also has committed to providing the majority of its $124 billion net worth to charity.