Lady Moura

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Yacht Lady Moura in Monaco.jpg
Lady Moura in harbor 2005
Name: Lady Moura
Owner: Nasser Al-Rashid
Port of registry: Nassau
Builder: Blohm + Voss, Germany
Launched: 1990
Refit: 2007
Homeport: Monaco, Palma de Mallorca, Porto Cervo
Status: Active
General characteristics
Type: Steel hull
Length: 344 ft (105 m)
Beam: 18.5 m (61 ft)
Draught: 5.5 m (18 ft)
Installed power: 2 x 6,868 hp Deutz-MWM
Speed: 20 kn (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Aircraft carried: 1 helicopter

Lady Moura is a private luxury yacht. She was the ninth largest private yacht when she was launched in 1990, but has moved down the list in 2014 to number 28. She is owned by Saudi Arabian businessman, Nasser Al-Rashid.

The Lady Moura has hosted several notable personalities, including George H. W. Bush and his wife Barbara.[1] The Lady Moura ran aground in 2007 during the weekend of the Cannes Film Festival.[2][3]


Lady Moura in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Both the hull and the superstructure are made of steel. The propulsion plant consists of two KHD-MWM diesel engines, each with a power of 5050 kW (over 6700 bhp) with controllable pitch propellers the vessel is capable of producing a speed of over 20 knots.

  • Naval architect: Luigi Sturchio – Diana Yacht Design
  • Architectural Lighting Design: Maurizio Rossi Lighting Design


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Barbara Bush (12 October 2004). Reflections: Life After the White House. Simon and Schuster. pp. 282–. ISBN 978-0-7432-5582-0. 
  2. ^ G. Bruce Knecht (30 June 2015). Grand Ambition: An Extraordinary Yacht, the People Who Built It, and the Millionaire Who Can't Really Afford It. Simon and Schuster. pp. 118–. ISBN 978-1-4165-7601-3. 
  3. ^ Yachting. December 2007. pp. 22–. ISSN 00439940. 

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