World's 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #48: Queen K
#48: QUEEN K—238'2"
Known as Queen M until last summer, this former charter yacht is now strictly privately used. The owner remains a mystery, though she's been linked to Oleg Deripaska (see Tatoosh, no. 17), whose estimated wealth of $13 billion exceeds that of Roman Abramovich (see Pelorus, no. 9, and Ecstasea, no. 24). Then again, seemingly every 200-foot-plus yacht is being linked to Russian billionaires these days...
Y: 2004; B: Lrssen, Germany; N: Espen ino; H: steel; E: 2/3,110 hp MTUs
This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.