Russian billionaire's megayacht featuring masts as tall as Big Ben 'may never be able to sail out of the Baltic Sea because it is TOO BIG for any of the shipping routes'
A superyacht built for a Russian billionaire oligarch with masts as tall as Big Ben may be too large to sail out of the Baltic Sea, it has been claimed.
There was worldwide publicity last week after billionaire Andrey Melnichenko's stupendous 468 foot Yacht A went on sea trials for the first time off the German Naval Yards in Kiel, north of Hamburg.
The vessel boasts eight floors - with a helicopter pad on one of the decks - and an underwater observation room and is believed to be one of the world's largest sailing superyachts.
However, Kremlin-loyal news website Life.ru claims German... read more
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