Commissioned by the late Steve Jobs, Venus was designed by Philippe Starck. On completion, disputes arose between Starck and Jobs' wife over delayed payments. Venus is a 78.20m luxury motor yacht. She was built by Feadship in 2012. With a beam of 11.80m and a draft of 3.00m, she has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.She is classified by Lloyds.
She is powered by MTU 16V 4000 M73 engines of 2000hp each, capable of reaching a maximum speed of 22 knots and cruise at 16 knots for 5500 nautical miles.She can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins with an interior design by Philippe Starck and an exterior design by De Voogt.