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July 14, 2009 by Monaco Yacht Spotter
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Motor yacht SOKAR is owned by Mohammed al-Fayed, the owner of luxury London shopping store Harrods and the yacht is famous for having been holidayed on by Princess Diana.

Length of yacht SOKAR is 208 ft 3 or 63.5 m.

Yacht owner: Mohammed al-Fayed
Builder: Italian yard Codecasa
Naval architect: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Engine: 2 x 3,760 hp

Motor yacht SOKAR was once visited by Princess Diana and Dodi al-Fayed and there are famous photos that were taken of Diana sitting on the yacht’s passerrell boarding platform and swimming in the Mediterranean. There is also a ledged that one of the Princesses’ hairs was set in the varnish by mistake and has been kept safely in the same place ever since.

The term ‘Sokar’ refers to the Ancient Egyptian falcon god, which is reflected in the superyacht’s wing motif.

SOKAR was built by Italian shipyard Codecasa S.p.A. (Cantieri Navali) and launched in 1990.

Naval Architect: Codecasa S.p.A. (Cantieri Navali)
Exterior & Interior Designer: H2 Yacht Design

Hull Material: Steel
Superstructure: Aluminium

Gross Tonnage: 842
Class: ABS
Class Comments: MCA: No

SOKAR Guest Cabins:
Guests: 18 Max Charter Guests:
Crew Cabins: Crew: 14

Engine Manufacturer: Wärtsilä Model:
Number of Engines: 2

Total HP: 7,520 / KW: 5,608

Max Speed: 20 Cruise Speed: 18

Range: 9,000

Propulsion: Twin propeller

Fuel Capacity (Liters): 180,000 Fuel Capacities (Gallons): 47,556

SOKAR Water Capacity (Liters): 34,000 Water Capacities (Gallons): 8,983

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