World’s 100 Largest Yachts 2008 #35: Al Diriyah
#35: AL DIRIYAH—257'9"
When we last checked this yacht's travels in marine-traffic records, she was in Greece and expected to head for Port Said in Egypt. She flies the Saudi Arabian flag and gets her name from the original home of the Saudi royal family and capital of the first Saudi dynasty, from the mid-1700's to the early 1800's.
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 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.