Loaloat Al Behar

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History
Name: Loaloat Al Behar
Owner: Sultan Qaboos
Builder: Picchiotti, Italy
Yard number: Y00491
Launched: 1982
Status: Currently in service
Notes: Call sign: A4BA9
General characteristics
Class & type: yacht
Length: 103.85 meters (340.72 ft)
Beam: 16.20 meters (53.15 ft)
Draft: 5.00 meters (16.40 ft)
Speed:
  • 18.0 knots (maximum)
  • 17.2 knots (cruising)

Loaloat Al Behar is the name of the ex-yacht Al Said owned by Sultan Qaboos of the Sultanate of Oman. The yacht is large and spacious, being built in 1982 by Picchiotti of Italy. In 2007, when His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos took possession of his new yacht, this one was renamed Loaloat Al Behar. The yacht was given as a gift to Oman’s Ministry of Tourism. She has just been refitted and repainted white.[1]

Design

The yacht Loaloat Al Behar (Arabic: لؤلؤة البحار ) was finished in 1982 by world famous shipbuilders Picchiotti of Italy. The yacht is large and has length of 103.85 meters (or 340.72 ft) and a beam of 16.20 meters (or 53.15 ft). The draft of the yacht is 5.00 meters (or 16.40 ft). The main engines are two 4800 HP Detroit TA 420-6, which together with twin-screw propellers give enough power for the Loaloat Al Behar to reach a maximum speed of 18.0 knots.

See also

References

  1. "Superyachts.com News Article". Superyachts.com. Retrieved 2001-02-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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