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The £225million ship, built for Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, is currently turning heads in London after Tower Bridge was raised so it could cruise up the Thames and moor alongside the museum ship HMS Belfast. But the extraordinary opulence which lies behind the 390ft long, 5,959 ton motor boat’s 1.7in thick bomb-proof windows is even more jaw-dropping than its eye-catching exterior. Grand arrival: Motor Yacht A pulls up next to the historic warship HMS Belfast, which spent 33 days in Normandy and fired more than 5,000 shells during the Second World War. Gasket t 1995 HMS Belfast is is one of only three remaining vessels from the bombardment fleet which supported the D-Day landings in June 1944 – the others being the USS Laffey and USS Texas It boasts around 24,000sq ft of living space in total – more than 20 times that of an average semi-detached house in Britain – and its vast main deck is said to be in the style of a ‘sumptuous artist’s loft’ which offers the ‘ultimate entertaining space’ with a back-lit Baccarat crystal dining table.

The walls are covered in stingray and silver leaf, floor to ceiling mirrors fill the guest suites and there are exotic horned chairs in crocodile skin, complete with the tails trailing on to the floor. The 2,500 sq ft all-white master suite, which requires a fingerprint scan for access, has curved panoramic windows and a king-size bed which rotates with the press of a silver button. In addition to two massive yachts, Mr Melnichenko owners a customised Boeing 737 private jet, a villa in the French Riviera, a penthouse in New York and a sprawling estate near Ascot, England.

Speaking when the yacht was rumoured to be up for sale, Dimitri Semenikhin, founder of Yacht Harbour, said: ‘Motor Yacht A is a unique boat in terms of its design and there is quite literally nothing like it on the market. ‘If they were to find a buyer who would fall in love with the design, the price could go as far up as $300million (£225million). Electricity basics It will, however, be a tough sell at such a price as the design is very polarising.’ He told MailOnline at the time: ‘I’ve seen Motor Yacht A quite a few times in Monaco.

Gas block install It’s extremely noticeable anywhere it goes, you can always find people snapping shots of it or pointing to it from the shore. With the behemoth Sailing Yacht A, the oligarch decided it was time to upgrade to a new, custom-built vessel that offers more space and the latest in luxury and technology.

U gas station It is said to have cost as much as £337million to build. The eight-deck vessel has masts that are nearly 330ft tall, eclipsing the height of London’s Elizabeth Tower, which houses the Great Bell known as Big Ben, plus an underwater lounge with thick glass. It also boasts a digital control system that has a touch sensitive sheet of black glass, allowing the crew to raise and lower the sails and anchor with the swipe of their fingers.

Sailing Yacht A’s keel incorporates one of the largest single pieces of curved glass ever made at 193 square feet, creating an underwater lounge on the bottom deck, and it is powered by a hybrid diesel-electric system at a top speed of 21 knots (24 mph). Billionaire industrialist: Andrey Melnichenko (left), 44, who is said to have a net worth of more than £8.5billion, lives a glamorous, jet-setting lifestyle with his 39-year-old wife Aleksandra (right), a former model and pop star from Serbia He once paid £423,000 for a statue for his £24million estate in Ascot – and sued the art dealer he bought it from when it turned out to be half the size he expected. Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and Enrique Iglesias were reportedly flown in to perform at the three-day extravaganza. Gas lighting The couple are keen art connoisseurs with a collection including works from Monet’s famous Water Lillies series and 18th century furniture. List of electricity usage by appliances Several items have been lent to museums.

Mrs Melnichenko, who as well as being a model was once in a Serbian pop band called Models in the 1990s, told Harpers Bazaar magazine: ‘I would love to leave my collection to a museum when I die. Gas 1940 hopper I think it’s very selfish to keep any form of art just for yourself.’ The son of a respected Soviet physicist, Melnichenko excelled as a child in academia and was described as a ‘young and brilliant mathematician’.

He studied physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University and graduated from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, majoring in finance and credit. When he was 21, he co-founded the MDM Bank, which became one of the largest private banks in Russia within a decade. Pass gas in spanish He went on to chair the bank’s management board from 1993 to 1997.

Electricity worksheets grade 6 Earlier this year, Melnichenko was one of five businessman to be given a special award by Vladimir Putin for ‘good deeds’ and charity work. His Ascot estate employs four housekeepers, two house managers, three security guards and 14 gardening staff, according to a 2008 building permit.

Gas and supply okc He also owns properties in London, including an apartment on Berkley Square. Site: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3776797/On-board-King-Bling-s-225million-superyacht-Russian-tycoon-s-model-wife-poses-stunning-shots-390-ft-bombproof-floating-palace-hosted-Hollywood-list-moored-Thames.html