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8 superyacht crew members share the most extreme requests they’ve had to deal with on the job

Superyacht crew have to meet every expectation of superyacht owners and guests. From the funny to the tedious, here's some of the most demanding.

9 superyacht crew members share what it’s really like working for a billionaire on board

Long days, demanding requests, and endless cleaning — working on a superyacht isn't as glamorous as you'd expect.
Really, yachts are just floating money.

I spent 3 years writing about yachts, and owning one takes even more money than you think

Yachts cost a lot more than their listing price. Additional expenses for crew, dockage, fuel, and maintenance set owners back millions of dollars.
The 600-foot superyacht was commissioned by a Norwegian billionaire to carry out scientific research.

A sleek black yacht that just launched is now the world’s largest superyacht. Take a look at the 600-foot vessel owned by a Norwegian billionair...

The 600-foot-long REV Ocean, owned by a Norwegian billionaire, is designed to be a scientific research vessel and set to be completed in 2020.
The D'Angleterre superyacht erupted into flames off the coast of Mallorca.

A luxury superyacht with 15 people onboard burst into flames off the coast of Spain and sank to the seabed

All 15 people onboard the D'Angleterre superyacht were rescued and the fire was extinguished.
Richard Branson sold his 105-foot catamaran last September.

From basketball courts to floating helipads, here are the luxury yachts owned by some of the wealthiest people in tech

Movie theaters, tanning beds, and a gym-turned-nightclub are only a few of the features aboard the superyachts owned by billionaires in tech.
Cristiano Ronaldo is no stranger to a yacht — here he is in 2010.

Cristiano Ronaldo shared photos of the lavish vacation he’s currently having on board a superyacht that costs over $200,000 a week

The boat, which Ronaldo is enjoying with his family in the French Riviera, has a giant slide into the sea, a hot tub, and a bar on board.
For billionaires, a superyacht is another vacation home.

What do you do when already own 5 vacation homes? Buy a custom-built superyacht.

For billionaires, vacation homes float on the sea. It costs hundreds of millions to own a superyacht — not counting annual costs to run it.
Capri, Italy.

The 10 countries with the most superyachts in the world: RANKED

Bloomberg ranked the top 10 countries in the world with the most superyachts on their coastlines. The US, Italy, Spain, France, and Greece were the top five.
Calling all yacht crew: Tell us what life is really like on board!

Calling all yacht crew: Tell us what life is really like working on board a yacht, from the good to the bad to the downright wild

Calling all yacht crew — Business Insider is looking to take a deep dive into the world of yachting. Tell us what working on a yacht is really like!