Lady Moura

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Yacht Lady Moura in Monaco.jpg
Lady Moura in harbor 2005
History
NameLady Moura
OwnerRicardo Salinas Pliego
Port of registryNassau
BuilderBlohm + Voss, Germany
Cost$200 million
Launched1990
In serviceYes
Refit2007, 2017
HomeportMonaco, Palma de Mallorca, Porto Cervo, Denia
Identification
StatusActive
General characteristics
TypeSteel hull
Length344 ft (105 m)
Beam18.5 m (61 ft)
Draught5.5 m (18 ft)
Installed power2 x 6,868 hp Deutz-MWM
Speed20 kn (37 km/h; 23 mph)
Capacity27
Crew60
Aircraft carried1 helicopter

Lady Moura is a private luxury yacht. She was the ninth largest private yacht when she was launched in 1990 for USD$200 million but has moved down the list in 2021 to number 48. She was owned by Saudi Arabian businessman, Nasser Al-Rashid but bought by a Mexican businessman in 2021 from yacht broker Camper & Nicholsons for USD$125 million.

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

Characteristics[edit]

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.

Lady Moura has accommodations for 27 guests in 13 cabins, while the crew quarters sleep 60 staff. She also features a helipad, movie theatre, disco with DJ room, gym, an owner’s study, and medical suites for both guests and crew.

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

Lady Moura has a Sikorsky S76 helicopter onboard, which was formerly registered VP-BIR.[4][5]

Tenders[edit]

Also carries the world's premiere Wakesurfing vessel, A 24' Nautique GS series outfitted by Miami Nautique.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barbara Bush (12 October 2004). Reflections: Life After the White House. Simon & 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 & Schuster. pp. 118–. ISBN 978-1-4165-7601-3.
  3. ^ Yachting. December 2007. pp. 22–. ISSN 0043-9940.
  4. ^ "VP-BIR | Sikorsky S-76 | Premiair Aviation Services | Karine Fadini". JetPhotos. Retrieved 2022-04-04.
  5. ^ twiga269 ॐ FEMEN (2008-08-22), Lady Moura, retrieved 2022-04-04

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