Abramovich unable to dock new $1bn yacht because it's too big

Even oligarchs have parking problems: Roman Abramovich unable to dock new $1bn yacht on the Med because it's too big

  • Antibes port authorities tell tycoon there's no space for his superyacht
  • At 536ft Abramovich's eclipse is world's largest private yacht


Cost: £300milion; Length: 536ft; Delivered: 2011; Makers: Blohm & Voss shipyard, Germany
Interior designers: Terence Disdale Design; Staff: 70, including former SAS and SBS bodyguards
Defences: Missile defence system, armour plating around bridge and master cabin, bullet proof windows, escape submarine
Accommodation: 30 guests in 15 double cabins, all equipped with en-suite bathrooms and 6ft flatscreens
Facilities: Two swimming pools, sauna, steam bath, whirlpool, pool that converts into dancefloor, gym, hair salon and two helipads
Cost to rent: £1.25million per week