Prince Abdulaziz is one of the royal luxury yachts of the Saudi royal family and is among the largest motor yachts in the world.
A royal yacht is a ship used by a monarch or a royal family. If the monarch is an emperor the proper term is imperial yacht. Most of them are financed by the government of the country of which the monarch is head. The royal yacht is most often manned by personnel from the navy and used by the monarch and his/her family on both private and official travels.
The Abdulaziz Mega yacht was built in Denmark by Helsingor Vaerft in 1984. She was ordered by King Fahd. Who named her after his son Prince Abdul Aziz. For many years Prince Abdulaziz was the world’s largest yacht.
With a length of 147 metres (482 ft 3 in) at delivery, the yacht was the longest and tallest in the world. It retained this status for 22 years when it was overtaken by Dubai in 2006.
Prince Abdulaziz Interior
Designed by Maierform but the interior designer was David Nightingale.In 2007 she was refitted with a new interior installed.
See some rare interior photos of the yacht Abdulaziz hereunder.The yacht’s home port is Jedday. And she is often in Spain. She used to visit the Cannes area frequently. As the Royal Family owns a summer palace near Cannes. She sometimes visits Ibiza.
Prince Abdulaziz is powered by two 12-cylinder Pielstick engines. Which bring her a top speed of 22 knots. Her cruise speed is 18 knots. She is said to accommodate 64 guests and a crew of 65.
Prince Abdulaziz Yacht Charter
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
Prince Abdulaziz Yacht
Boat Name: Prince Abdulaziz
Yacht Length: 147 m (482 ft)
Guests: 64 in 32 cabins
Crew: 65 in 30 cabins
Builder: Helsingor Vaerft
Designer: Maierform Maritime Technology GmbH
Speed: 22 knots
Displacement: 4,620 ton
Prince Abdulaziz Price: US$ 100 million
Prince Abdulaziz OWNER INFORMATION
Who is Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd
He is the youngest son of the late King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. Prince was born in 1973. Also, he is married to Alanoud bin Faisal. They have one child.
Prince Abdul Aziz was first appointed as minister of state without portfolio in May 1998. Then, he was made head of the Office of the Council of Ministers in January 2000, when he was 28 years old. It was reported that after King Fahd’s death, he began to live in Switzerland and came to Saudi Arabia to participate in the meetings of the Council of Ministers.
On 26 June 2011, he was relieved from his position as head of the court of Cabinet affairs by a royal decree. It was declared that he resigned from his posts of minister of State and member of the Council of Ministers at his own request in June 2011.
He is an investor in the Middle East Broadcasting Company MBC. It is co-owned with his uncle Waleed bin Ibrahim al Ibrahim. And he was linked to the now defunct Saudi Oger Construction company.
The Prince owns many real estate investments. Worth more than US 5 billion.The Prince owns many palaces and houses around the world. His main residence is a large compound in Riyadh. He also owns palaces in Yeddah. A large mansion in London, a house in Switzerland and a house in California.
Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd Net Worth
His net worth is estimated at more than US 5 billion.
The Prince owns several private jets. Including a Boeing 777 and a Boeing 737 BBJ. The jet with registration VP-CEC is registered to Mid East Jet. And Mid East Jet is linked to Saudi Oger. And Prince Abdulaziz is / was a shareholder at Saudi Oger.