World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2007 #33: Al Diriyah
#33: AL DIRIYAH—257'9"
Here's a yacht with a line of interesting owners. She was built for Daniel K. Ludwig, an American shipping billionaire. Subsequent owners include Charles Revson of Revlon fame and the owner of Lady Moura (no. 11). Her current owner, Saudi-born Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani, runs a London-based think tank called the Center for Global Energy Studies.
Y: 1960; B: National Bulk Carriers, Japan; N: builder; H: steel; E: 2/1,800-hp Fairbanks Morses
This article originally appeared in the August 2007 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.