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Helipads Are Passé: Russian Billionaire Designs Yacht With Its Own Private Jet

Up until now the real measure of a superyacht’s desirability has been whether or not it’s capable of carrying a helicopter. But Russian designer Vasily Klyukin has just made helipads passé—his latest yacht project, dubbed the Monaco 2050, has its very own private jet. The futuristic vessel is designed to allow a small private jet to hover above a specially-built deck so that it can take off at a moment’s notice. Though it sounds a bit far-fetched, Klyukin is known for bringing sci-fi-inspired projects to fruition. In addition to yacht concepts, the Monaco-based billionaire has also designed several high-tech skyscrapers.

Jared Paul Stern

Jared Paul Stern, JustLuxe's Editor-at-Large, is the Executive Editor-at-Large at Maxim magazine and has written for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the New York Times' T magazine, GQ, WWD, Vogue, New York magazine, Details, Hamptons magazine, Playboy, BlackBook, the New York Post, Man of the World, and Bergdorf Goodman magazine among others. The founding editor of the Page Six magazine, ...(Read More)

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