The World is the largest privately owned residential yacht. The residents, from about 45 countries, live on board as the ship travels, staying in most ports several days. A few residents live on board full-time while most visit periodically throughout the year. It is operated by ROW Management, Ltd., headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States.
It has 165 residences (106 apartments, 19 studio apartments, and 40 studios), all owned by the ship's residents. Average occupancy is 150–200 residents and guests.
Length:196.35 m (644 ft 2 in)
Beam:29.8 m (97 ft 9 in)
Draft:6.7 m (22 ft 0 in)
Installed power:Marine diesel
Speed:18.5 knots (34.3 km/h; 21.3 mph)
Capacity:150-200 passengers average