World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #26: Kingdom 5KR
#26: KINGDOM 5KR—281'9"
This floating palace has another floating palace to compete against: Her owner, Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia, has a new Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial passenger jet, as a private plane. Somehow we don't think Kingdom 5KR will lose out, considering the prince has both relaxed and run his business empire aboard for many years. You're apt to see her in the South of France.
Y: 1980; B: M&B Benetti, Italy; N: Jon Bannenberg/builder; H: steel; E: 2/3,000-hp Nohab Polars
This article originally appeared in the August 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.