Yesterday, the luxury motor yacht ‘Mayan Queen IV’, which is owned by the second richest man in Mexico, berthed at Dartmouth Harbor, England.
The superyacht is 92m long and built by the German company Blohm & Voss (under project name Safari) and was designed by Tim Heywood for the Mexican owner. The same owner previously owned a Feadship motor yacht. Mayan Queen IV’ sailed into Torbay before berthing at the home of the Britannia Royal Naval College and is expected to stay for three days.
Mexican billionaire who owns the yacht is Alberto Bailleres, 75 who is worth a staggering $9.8 billion, according to Forbes. This makes Mr. Alberto Bailleres the 85th richest man in the world. He is chairman of metals and mining group Industries Penoles which his the leading Latin American producer of refined gold, lead and zinc and the world’s top producer of silver.
The megayacht is piloted by Babbacombe-based Richard Kirkby and he used to pilot on e of Roman Abramovich’s super yacht Le Grand Bleu.
Dartmouth Harbour master Captain David White said luxury motor yacht ‘Mayan Queen IV’ had travelled from Norway band was to be getting supplies in Dartmouth before heading to Tenerife to pick up the yacht’s owner and then on to the Caribbean climes of Barbados. Mr. White also said: “It is a magical yacht. It is out of this world, it is so well finished and equipped.”