Al Said (yacht)

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History
Oman
Name: Al Said
Operator: Sultan Qaboos bin Said
Ordered: 2006
Builder: Lürssen
Launched: 2007
Notes:
General characteristics
Class and type: Yacht
Displacement: 15,850 tons
Length: 155.00 m (508.53 ft)
Beam: 24.00 m (78.74 ft)
Draft: 5.20 m (17.1 ft)
Propulsion: Diesel 16,500kW (21,992hp)
Speed:
  • 25.2 knots (47 km/h) (maximum)
  • 14.5 knots (27 km/h) (cruising)

Al Said is a luxury yacht owned by the Sultan Qaboos of Oman. The yacht was ordered to be made in 2006, by Lürssen.[1] The ship was code named Project Sunflower during its construction. It is currently the world's highest displacement super-yacht (15,850 tons), the most powerful (16,500kW) and fifth longest super-yacht (155m).[2] Al Said was launched by the Lürssen shipyard in September 2007 and at the time of her launch she was the world's second longest yacht. The yacht was completed in the following months and delivered to her owners in 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#2: Al Said". Power & Motoryacht. Archived from the original on 29 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Al Said". monacoeye. Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-16. 
  3. ^ "Al Said launched by Lürssen". SuperYachtTimes.com. 2007-09-20. Retrieved 2011-02-23.