Mega-rich paying top price for luxury submarines

‘If you can find my submarine, it’s yours,’ says Russian oil billionaire Roman Abramovich. That’s all the reclusive owner of the Chelsea Football Club has to say.

The ocean floor is the final spending frontier for the world’s richest people. Journeying to see what’s on the bottom aboard a personal submersible is a wretched excess guaranteed to trump the average mogul’s stable of vintage Bugattis or a $38 million round-trip ticket to the international space station aboard a Russian rocket.