Yachts of Fun!
Owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, this 414-ft., seven-deck beauty is one of the world's largest private yachts. Recent passengers included U2's Bono and R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe. Why so much musical talent on board? This floating city has a concert hall and a full recording studio.
The private submarine sleeps 10 for two-week-long dives
On Aug. 4, supermodel Cindy Crawford, with husband Rande Gerber and their two children, disembarked from the Helios at Saint-Tropez's Nikki Beach to take part in a daily ritual: the "douche au champ" (champagne shower), in which guests are sprayed with bottles of bubbly.
RC Robert Cavalli
Italian designers apparently have a thing about boats: Dolce and Gabbana have one, Giorgio Armani cruises in his 163-ft, Maria, and Valentino wines and dines supermodels in need of no last name (Elie, Claudia, Naomi) aboard his 131-footer, Blue One. This summer Roberto Cavalli joined fashion's flotilla with a $36 million pearlescent stunner whose maiden-season guest list included Victoria Beckham and Mike Tyson.
Yours for $95,500 a week
Paris Hilton and fiancé Paris Latsis rented this 183-ft. craft—complete with cinema, Jacuzzi and a crew of 13—even though his family owns the world's third-largest yacht, the 400-ft. Alexander. That ship, says a Latsis family friend, "may have been out on charter."
Bedroom ceiling mirrors
This refurbished former warship and grande dame of yachts was first renovated by Aristotle Onassis, who wooed his future wife Jacqueline Kennedy among its four decks. Over the years, these decks were trod by the likes of Sinatra and Monroe. JFK also met Winston Churchill there, and Grace Kelly held her wedding reception on board.
Longer than a football field