John Risley's yacht, Northern Star
The top 100 superyacht Northern Star has been anchored off the north shore of Bar Island in Frenchman Bay for the last few weeks. PHOTO COURTESY OF CAPT. WINSTON SHAW

Billionaire John Risley’s yacht anchors in Frenchman Bay



BAR HARBOR — The top 100 superyacht Northern Star has been anchored off the north shore of Bar Island in Frenchman Bay for the last few weeks.

The 248-foot vessel, built in 2009 for Canadian billionaire John Risley, has its own helicopter landing pad and can sleep 12 in six staterooms. Offered for charter at the rate of $726,000 per week plus expenses, it is operated by a crew of 22. It was recently listed for sale for $170 million.

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