‘David Geffen Drops Anchor Off Bar Harbor.’ I Don’t Get Out Much, So I Have No Idea If That’s A Euphemism

David Geffen

David GeffenBAR HARBOR, Maine — One of the largest private yachts in the world has been anchored off the local waterfront for several days and is expected to be around for another day or two, according to local officials. The Rising Sun, owned by recording and film executive David Geffen of Malibu, Calif., is more than 450 feet long. According to Forbes magazine, Geffen has an estimated net worth of $5.6 billion and is ranked the 57th richest person in the United States. Rising Sun reportedly was built for Oracle CEO Larry Ellison in 2004 by Lurssen Yachts, a private family-owned shipyard in Bremen-Vegesack, Germany. According to the website Superyachts.com, Rising Sun can carry up to 16 guests and 45 crew members. The boat has a top speed of 28 knots or 32 mph. (read more at Bangor Daily News)