Haute Yacht of the Week: Prince Abdulaziz

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For a long time, 22 years to be exact, the Prince Abdulaziz was the logest and tallest motor yacht in the world. She has a length of 147 meters and is regarded today as the largest luxury yacht of the 20th century.[2]

The first owner was the King of Saudi Arabia Fahd of Saudi Arabia. After his death in 2005 ownership passed to his half brother Abdullah ibn Abd al-Aziz.

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The yacht was designed by Maierform and built in 1984 by Helsingør Værft in Denmark. The interior designer was David Nightingale Hicks.

Photo credit: Maarten Janssen / Yacht-Images.com