Motor yacht Al Said, built by Lurssen, was ordered in 2006. The motor yacht was code-named Project Sunflower during its construction.
It’s one of the world’s largest superyachts. Especially measured by volume. The yacht can accommodate 70 guests and 174 crew members.
Al Said is designed by Espen Oeino. She is powered by two MTU marine engines. With a total of 22,000 hp. These bring her a cruising speed of 14 knots.
Who is the Owner of the Yacht Al Said?
The luxury yacht’s owner was The Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. He sold the yacht to the Royal Family of Qatar.
Update June 27, 2022: We were informed that the yacht has been sold! Do you know more? Pls e-mail us.
Update II: Sold to the Royal Family of Qatar…(?). The Family also owns the yacht Aquarius.
Where is the Al Said yacht Based?
Most of the time the Royal Yacht Al Said is based in the Sultan Qaboos Port. The port is close to Muscat. When she travels, she is escorted by the Oman Navy.
The Sultan owned 8 palaces and three luxury yachts. Al Said, Fulk al Salamah, and Loalat al Behar. Loaloat Al Behar was actually the previous Al Said. It was given to Oman’s Ministry of Tourism. She has been refitted and repainted.
How Much is the Al Said Yacht?
Her value is $600 million. Her annual running costs are around $60 million. The price of a yacht can vary greatly depending on a number of factors, including the size, age, and level of luxury of the yacht, as well as the cost price of materials and technology used in its construction.
Lürssen Yachts is a luxury yacht builder based in Bremen, Germany. The company was founded in 1875 and is known for building custom-made motor yachts, with sizes ranging from 50 to 180 meters in length. Lurssen yachts are known for their high-quality craftsmanship, attention to detail, and use of advanced technology. The company has a reputation for building some of the world’s largest and most complex yachts, and has a long history of working with top yacht designers and naval architects to create innovative and unique yacht designs. The most notable projects include Azzam, Dilbar, NORD, and Scheherazade.
Espen Øino is a Norwegian yacht designer who is known for designing some of the world’s largest and most luxurious yachts. He is the founder and principal designer of Espen Øino International, a yacht design firm based in Monaco. Espen Øino has designed over 200 yachts, including many of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced yachts. Oeino is considered to be one of the world’s leading design studios for large luxury motor yachts. Notable projects include Flying Fox, Crescent, and Octopus.
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Is She Available for Yacht Charter?
The boat is not available for yacht charter. In April 2022, the superyacht was listed for sale. In June 2022 she was reportedly sold.
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