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Koru: The 127 meter sailing yacht of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos


Koru: Το ιστιοπλοϊκό yacht 127 μέτρων του ιδρυτή της Amazon Jeff Bezos

Koru is one of the most expensive yachts in the world, estimated to cost around $500 million. Its total length is 127 m. The builder of this particular yacht is Oceanco from the Netherlands, which launched Koru in 2023. The superyacht was built for Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and is a three-sail schooner built with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. Ιt is the largest sailing yacht in the world and the longest yacht built in the Netherlands.


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In the world ranking for the largest yachts, the superyacht, Koru, is at number 32.

Her profile is characterized by a long, sculpted bow and a classic canoe-style stern that provides enhanced privacy while the yacht is in port. There is also a large swimming pool visible at the stern.


After completing sea trials in the North Sea, the billionaire's new sailing yacht Koru was delivered by Oceanco and it was his birthday present to himself. She left the Dutch yard on April 6 for her maiden voyage to Gibraltar, Superyacht Times reports.

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The designers who handled both the interior and exterior of the ship have yet to be named, but from the looks of it this is an elegant, timeless hull. 'Koru', which in the Maori language translates to 'new beginnings'.



Jeff Bezos commissioned the Damen company to build a second yacht which will be used to house the rest of his sea and flying toys as well as the 'Koru' tenders. Named 'Wingman', the 75m support vessel is the largest support vessel Damen has built to date.



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