From the Daily Mail:
Even billionaires sometimes struggle to find space to park.HT: Wealth Report
For Roman Abramovich, that moment came when he tried to moor his £1billion yacht Eclipse - the largest in the world at 557ft long.
The Russian tycoon was beaten to the only space in the harbour big enough to moor his giant vessel, Eclipse.
Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal Alsaud - whose own yacht Kingdom KR5 is a mere 265ft long - took the coveted mooring in ‘Millionaire’s Quay’ in Antibes, in the French Riviera.Chelsea battleship: Eclipse, the world's biggest yacht, owned by Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, lies at anchor off the coast of Antibes, near Nice, south-eastern France
Prince Al-Waleed is the world’s 26th richest man with £12.3billion, according to Forbes magazine, while Mr Abramovich is 53rd with a fortune of £8.4billion....MORE
*One of my mentors was a bit of a go getter, he worked his way through the Navy's ratings and ranks, from Seaman to Commander.
The Navy put him in charge of a destroyer but he never really got used to the idea, he would, for example, use terms like "driving the boat".
One of his admirals suggested a career change after a docking accident. He had told the inquiry the mishap occurred while he was "parking the boat".
The yacht is larger than the destroyer was.