World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #5: Alexander
Built as a cruise ship, Alexander can still handily accommodate more people than most mega-size megayachts: upwards of 80 guests (plus a crew of 60). Imagine what her main dining room looks like when all passengers are seated together—yes, the room can handle it. Perhaps that's why she's long attracted heads of state and other VIPs for extended trips.
Y: 1965/1985; B: Luebecker Flender-Werke, Germany; N: builder; H: steel; E: 2/4,025-hp MANs
This article originally appeared in the August 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.