Project Sassi rebuilt at Blohm and Voss

Hamburg – April 9, 2021
by SuperYachtFan

Project Sassi – Opera – Coral Island

Lurssen Project Sassi (Opera) – Coral Island – Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Sheik

Name:Sassi / Opera / Coral Island
Length:147m (482ft)
Guests:36 in 18 cabins (est)
Crew:50 in 25 cabins (est)
Builder:Lurssen / Blohm Voss
Speed:18 knots (est)
Engines:MTU (est)
Volume:10,000 ton (est)
Price:$650 million
Annual Running Cost:$50 – 70 million
Owner:Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Sheikh

An update and rare view on the rebuilt Project Sassi (the new Coral Island).


The yacht under construction was destroyed in a fire in 2018. Rumors are that the insurance claim was EUR 590 million.


She is being rebuilt at Blohm and Voss and heading to a 2022 delivery. Apparently her hull is being re-used.


The yacht is a replacement for the 72 meter (237 ft) Lurssen yacht Coral Island.


This yacht is now known as Coral Ocean and is owned by Australian waste entrepreneur Ian Malouf.


The Sassi project is now referred to as Project Opera and will be 147 meters (481 ft) long. That makes her one of the largest yachts in the world.


Her commissioning owner is Sheikh Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh, a Saudi billionaire art collector, and founder of the Shgair Farm.


Source of the photos:

Lurssen Project Sassi (Opera) – Coral Island – Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Sheik
Lurssen Project Sassi (Opera) – Coral Island – Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Sheik
Lurssen Project Sassi (Opera) – Coral Island – Sheikh Abdul Mohsen al-Sheik


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