World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2006 #94: Madiz
This iron-hulled lady was known as the royal yacht HMS Hiniesta in service of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth of England. She’s been in Greece undergoing a thorough refit, drydocked for 19 months alone. Once completed, she’ll be the oldest yacht classed with Lloyd’s Register.
Y: 1902; B: Ailsa Shipbuilding, Scotland; N: G.L. Watson & Co.; H: Iron; E: 2/650-hp MTUs
This article originally appeared in the August 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.