In pictures: Premier League billionaire docks 321ft superyacht Aviva on the Thames

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With a full size tennis court and accommodation for up to 16 guests, it’s not the average vessel you see chugging along the Thames.

So it’s no surprise the 312ft Aviva super yacht turned a few heads when it moored in London on Thursday.

The jaw-dropping £113m boat, which took three years to build, belongs to billionaire Joe Lewis, the 12th richest person in the UK.

Lewis, 80, who is the owner of Premier League Tottenham Hotspur, owns properties in the Bahamas, Argentina, Bulgaria and Florida.

Aviva is the 46th longest yacht in the world at 98.4m, and has a top speed of 20 knots.

<p>Dwarfing others: The massive vessel turned heads when it moored in London on Thursday. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

Dwarfing others: The massive vessel turned heads when it moored in London on Thursday. (WENN)

<p>Aviva was an eye-catching sight as it moored close to The Shard skyscraper near London Bridge. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

Aviva was an eye-catching sight as it moored close to The Shard skyscraper near London Bridge. (WENN)

<p>Mine’s bigger than yours: The Aviva superyacht is one of the biggest of its kind in the world. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

Mine’s bigger than yours: The Aviva superyacht is one of the biggest of its kind in the world. (WENN)

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<p>Big build: The Aviva superyacht was made in Germany and took three years to construct. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

Big build: The Aviva superyacht was made in Germany and took three years to construct. (WENN)

<p>The 321ft vessel made other nearby boats look tiny by comparison. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

The 321ft vessel made other nearby boats look tiny by comparison. (WENN)

<p>The giant superyacht belongs to Joe Lewis, the billionaire owner of Premier League Tottenham. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

The giant superyacht belongs to Joe Lewis, the billionaire owner of Premier League Tottenham. (WENN)

<p>Looming large: The superyacht has a tennis court on board and enough accommodation for up to 16 people. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

Looming large: The superyacht has a tennis court on board and enough accommodation for up to 16 people. (WENN)

<p>The huge vessel was moored near London’s Butler’s Wharf on Thursday afternoon. (WENN) </p>
Aviva superyacht moors on Thames

The huge vessel was moored near London’s Butler’s Wharf on Thursday afternoon. (WENN)

<p>The Aviva superyacht on the Thames in July. (Rex) </p>
Aviva superyacht on Thames

The Aviva superyacht on the Thames in July. (Rex)

<p>Joe Lewis, the vessel’s owner, owns three others yacht – all also called Aviva. (Rex) </p>
Aviva superyacht on Thames

Joe Lewis, the vessel’s owner, owns three others yacht – all also called Aviva. (Rex)

<p>The boat belongs to Spurs owner Joe Lewis (pictured left, with chairman Daniel Levy), the 12th richest person in the UK. (Rex) </p>
Tottenham owner Joe Lewis

The boat belongs to Spurs owner Joe Lewis (pictured left, with chairman Daniel Levy), the 12th richest person in the UK. (Rex)

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