M/Y A is a luxury motor yacht designed by Philippe Starck and engineered by naval architect Martin Francis, She was built by the Blohm + Voss shipyard at the HDW deepwater facility in Kiel. She was ordered in November 2004, and delivered in 2008 at a rumoured cost of US$300 million.With a length of 119 metres (390 ft) and displacing almost 6,000 tonnes, she is one of the largest motor yachts in the world.