David Geffen yacht “Rising Sun”
David Geffen yacht “Rising Sun”

David Geffen yacht “Rising Sun”


Film and theatrical producer, David Geffen is known as a founder of Asylum Records and Geffen Records. This guy exactly knows how to live luxuriously and his yacht Rising Sun to confirm this. Its length is 138 meters (453 ft) and it is the 11th longest yacht in the world.

Originally the ship was built by Germany’s Lürssen for Larry Ellison in 2004. Jon Bannenberg was engaged in the design of this motor yacht. According to inaccurate data, the cost of building this ship was about $200 million. David Geffen was half owner of the Rising Sun since 2006, and in 2010 he completely bought it and made an additional six-month refit. According to rumors, its final cost was more than $500 million, considering the cost of repairs and improvements in 2007.

Rising Sun yacht interior

The interior of the ship was carried out by the famous Laura Seccombe. She has created a masterpiece on 5 decks and a territory of 8000 square meters. The design is very cozy in light colors with wood. Megayacht can comfortably accommodate 18 guests and 45 crew members and staff. It also has everything important for luxury recreation including modern equipment, a gym, spacious dining rooms, a cinema and other. In this case, do not forget about the huge area for sunbathing and just hanging out on the sofas.

The most interesting feature of David Geffen yacht is a suspension road through the machinery rooms for the owner and guests. Walking along it, you can see the work of engines and other parts that make the ship sail at high speed. It’s an incredibly beautiful piece of shipbuilding art, which gives spellbinding sight and is easy in its construction.

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