World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007 (State-Owned) #4: Al Said
#4: AL SAID—340'0"
The royal yacht of Oman is more than 55 feet wide and maintained by a crew of 156. Last November a British newspaper reported that an impressionist painter from Dorset was commissioned to create at least six pieces for the yacht, each depicting well-known Italian villas—but omitting the nude statues that some of them had on the property.
Y: 1982; B: Picchiotti, Italy; N: builder; H: Steel; E: 2/4,200-hp Detroit Diesels
This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.