The yacht was built in 1991 by Nuovi Cantieri Liguri as El Bravo of Cayman for Swiss media entrepreneur Max Frey.
Frey was owner of Jean Frey Verlag, the largest Swiss media company (in the 1980’s).
The company was founded by his uncle Jean Frey (who died in the 1950’s). Around 1987 Max Frey sold his company for around EUR 200 million. He than built El Bravo of Cayman. Max Frey died in 1994.
The yacht is powered by 2 Deutz engines, which bring a top speed of 16 knots. Her range is more than 4.000nm. She can accommodate 22 guests and a crew of 17.
The yacht was built in 1991 by Nuoni Cantieri Liguri and designed by Studio de Jorio. While Ruggiero Naval Architects was the naval architect.
She was one of the first yachts to have a large pool on board.
Her first name was El Bravo of Cayman, later she was renamed into just El Bravo.
As El Bravo, she was purchased by the Greek shipping tycoon John Latsis, who also owned the 122-meter yacht, Alexander.
Gift to the Saudi Royal Family
Latsis gave her as a gift to the Saudi Royal Family. The yacht is now owned by Waleed bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim.
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Is She Available for Yacht Charter?
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.
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