Prince Khaled bin Sultan, the owner of the Golden Fleet of aircraft, yachts, and megayachts, has received this year’s Perseus Award, given to yacht owners who are not just committed to but also contribute toward marine wildlife conservation. Prince Khaled is the founder of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation, dedicated to ocean conservation.
Prince Khaled bin Sultan is not your ordinary yacht owner. Besides being a member of the Saudi Arabia royal family, he is a passionate conservationist. “As a young boy in Riyadh, I spent some time wandering the desert, and was surprised to find the fossilized remains of sea creatures,” he explains. “I realized then that