The enormous superyacht PRINCE ABDULAZIZ is a motor yacht. This 147 metre (482 ft) luxury yacht was crafted at Helsingor Skibsvaerft & Maskinfabrik A/S in 1984. PRINCE ABDULAZIZ was formerly named Abdul Aziz. Superyacht PRINCE ABDULAZIZ is a elegant yacht that is able to sleep up to 64 passengers on board and has approximately 65 crew members. An exciting feature of this luxurious motor yacht is her helipad. The private superyacht was designed with a naval architect called Maierform. David Hicks produced her interior design brief.
Prince Abdulaziz is one of the Royal yachts of the Saudi Royal Family and is one of the largest motor yachts in the world. The yacht has been used by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia to conduct official business aboard however is also been used for leisure and relaxation. It took 15 months just to complete the interior of this massive yacht which was the largest and most expensive yacht when built. The large lobby on the yachts main deck was designed to mimic that of the Titanic, with large spaces and classical furniture. Another unique feature of the yacht is her huge bow with a helicopter pad.
The yacht's general design work came from Maierform. The formal naval architecture intellectual property are a creation of Maierform. Motor Yacht PRINCE ABDULAZIZ received her stylish interior designing from the interior design office of David Hicks. Created by Helsingor Skibsvaerft & Maskinfabrik A/S the yacht was constructed in the known yacht building country Denmark. She was successfully launched in Helsingor in 1984 before being handed over to the owner. A huge area is manifested with a maximum beam (width) of 18.3 metres / 60 ft. With a 4.88m (16ft) draught (maximum depth) she is fairly deep. The material steel was used in the building of the hull of the motor yacht. Her superstructure over the hull is fashioned out of steel. In 2005 further refitting and modernisation was also finished.
She posseses twin mightly SEMT-PIELSTICK main engine(s) and can drive at a rousing maximum limit speed at 22 knots. The engine of the yacht produces 7800 horse power (or PRINCE ABDULAZIZ kilowatts). Her total HP is 15600 HP and her total Kilowatts are 11479. She is driven by twin screw propellers. As for the yachtâ€™s stabalisers she uses Vickers. PRINCE ABDULAZIZ has a/an vivacious cruise speed is 18 knots which gives a range of 5000.
The huge luxury yacht M/Y PRINCE ABDULAZIZ is able to accommodate a total of 64 people and has 65 professional crew.
Main Engine(s) is two 7800 HP or PRINCE ABDULAZIZ kW Semt-Pielstick. Engine Model: 12PC2-5-V400 diesel. - Giving the combined power of 15600 HP /11479 KW. - Cruise Speed: 18 knots. - Her top Speed is around 22 knots. - Range: 5000 at a speed of 18 knots. - Fresh water: unknown. - Has been to: VĂłlos. Greece. MagnisĂa. - Stabaliser Stabality devices: Vickers. - Yacht Beam: 18.3m/60ft. - Waterline Length (LWL): 131.43m/431.2ft. - Draught at deepest: 4.88m/16ft.
Around October 2009 PRINCE ABDULAZIZ visited VĂłlos, in Greece. This motor yacht has navigated the cruising ground around MagnisĂa during the month of Sept 2009. As she has a heli-pad area on deck this provides extra transport for PRINCE ABDULAZIZ. PRINCE ABDULAZIZ features a teak deck.
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