Press Kit

The World – Our Story (Fact Sheet)

The World is the largest private residential yacht on earth where its Residents travel the globe without ever leaving home. This community at sea first set sail in 2002 and has visited over 900 ports in over 140 countries.

The Ultimate Lifestyle – Only 200 Make the Journey

We’ve all got our daily routine – business appointments, investment decisions, social and charitable engagements. A frenetic pace that sometimes seems to be controlling us instead of the other way around. Even retreating to our weekend home requires planning and effort.

The Distinct Advantages of Owning a Residence on The World Versus a Traditional Yacht

Thrilling global exploration and enrichment, being part of an exclusive community of 200 like-minded adventure seekers, and a matchless lifestyle that eliminates many yacht ownership challenges define the degrees of difference between purchasing a private Residence on The World,

The Ownership Experience On Board The World

Being an owner of a private Residence on The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth, is a privilege of thrilling global exploration and enrichment enjoyed by an exclusive community of 200 like-minded adventure-seekers. Collectively, the Residents own the Ship (all 165 exquisite private Residences) ensuring that their experiences – both on board and ashore – transcend the current standards of luxury travel.

Enriching Experiences Bring the Destinations Alive

Residents of The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on Earth, are treated to unique and enriching experiences that bring alive the destinations on the Ship’s global journey. Through an intriguing and carefully crafted program of activities, lectures,

Gastronomic Excellence Reigns Supreme on The World

From locally-sourced cocktail ingredients to world-renowned guest chefs
Innovative gastronomic creations that delight the palate.  Extraordinary skill in preparing global cuisine with the freshest local ingredients. Unmatched passion, creativity and enthusiasm. This is what distinguishes and defines the experience of dining on The World,

World Renowned Chefs and Winemakers Bring the Destination Alive for Residents of The World

One-of-a-kind Epicurean Experiences Aboard The World, Residences at Sea
Residents of The World, Residences at Sea, are invited to immerse themselves in one-of-a-kind epicurean experiences. As the privately owned mega yacht and home to 142 families from around the world circumnavigates the globe,

Portraits on The World – Art Deco-Inspired Design is Showcase for Unrivaled Culinary Offerings

Elevating exquisite design and gastronomic experiences to ‘best-of-the-best’ standards is Portraits on The World, serving haute cuisine on the largest, privately owned residential yacht on earth. The sophisticated Art Deco-inspired interior design and intimate ambiance reflects the masterfully-prepared creative cuisine that makes Residents of The World regard Portraits as one of the best restaurants around the globe.

An Active Lifestyle on The World

Sailing aboard The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth, offers the ultimate adventure and one-of-a-kind experiences of discovery and enrichment with family and friends. Most of the Ship’s Residents enjoy an active lifestyle, partaking in numerous activities and leisure pursuits offered on board or in the exotic ports visited around the globe.

Stay Connected in Your Home Office While Exploring The Globe on The World

The ability to ‘stay connected’ through telephone and Internet capabilities in home offices allows Residents of The World, the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth, to effectively conduct business from the comfort of their on board Residence while exploring the world.