Luxurious Living: What Makes a Yacht a Luxury Yacht

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When you whisk away to the sea, don’t be gauche. Know the difference between a yacht from a superyacht.

With the ending of summer a few days away, your friends or business colleagues may invite you out to celebrate. Instead the usual dinner party at their luxury home, you may find yourself invited for a weekend on the person’s yacht.

While attending a party on a yacht is already exciting, your friends may show their extravagance by holding it on a luxury yacht, popularly called a superyacht.

Know the difference from a yacht and luxury yacht before making a gauche mistake.


First, we must define what a yacht is. A yacht is a boat at used for cruising and is at least 40 feet in length. A small yacht can be luxurious in and of itself.

Luxury yachts are larger than this measure both in length and height. Unlike a regular yacht, which can be managed by one person such as the owner, luxury yachts may require a captain and crew to manage. This is dependent on the owner’s level of sailing. An owner can sail their own ship if they have the necessary education and experience.

Luxury yachts can accommodate a larger group of people and include more luxury amenities. These include full-service kitchens and bathrooms, bedrooms, and sometimes a gym and pool.


At MacDonald Highlands, we offer the best luxury real estate this side of the Las Vegas Valley. Additionally, we provide the best amenities, such as the award-winning DragonRidge Golf Course.

Contact one of our luxury real estate agents today to find a plot of paradise.

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