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Photographer:Chris Hunsicker [View profile]Title:SamarAdded:Sep 05, 2006
Photo Category: Motor Yachts
Leaving Portsmouth harbour./08/06

On deck there’s a swimming pool, plunge pool, gymnasium, Internet café and clay pigeon shoot built into the design.

Inside, there’s a hi-tech stereo touch screen weighing nearly six tons.

(Daily Echo)
Vessel Identification
Flag:Cayman Islands
Former name(s):
- Lana (Until 2006 Jun)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Yacht
Gross tonnage:2,159 tons
Summer DWT:317 tons

Additional Information
Home port:George Town
Class society:Lloyd's Shipping Register
Build year:2006
AIS Information
Last known position:
39°32’16.23” N, 2°38’52.59” E
Speed, course (heading):
10.0kts, 188° (189°)
Location:Cannes Fr
Arrival:25th Jun 2018
05:30:26 UTC
Last update:
13 seconds ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 June 25th, 05:30:26 UTCCannes Fr
2018 June 16th, 08:00:55 UTCPalma De Mallorca
2018 June 9th, 08:00:11 UTCBarcelona
2017 October 6th, 07:30:15 UTCValletta
2017 October 3rd, 06:30:18 UTCBizerte
2017 September 30th, 05:30:31 UTCGenoa
2017 September 22nd, 08:30:09 UTCSt Tropez
2017 September 13th, 08:30:34 UTCMarina Di Carrara
2017 September 9th, 12:30:12 UTCCannes
2017 August 31st, 14:30:43 UTCSt Tropez
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Photo Comments (4)

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Chris Hunsicker on Sep 05, 2006 14:40 (11 years ago)
Hi Phil I know she was originally called Lana there is a story I have heard regarding this but I cannot print it.
Phil English on Sep 01, 2006 14:23 (11 years ago)
The hull was actually built at the old Appledore Shipbuilders facility in Devon, which is now owned by Devonport Yachts. She was originally to be called Lana until purchased by said millionaire.....
Chris Hunsicker on Aug 29, 2006 10:29 (11 years ago)
Hi Den, I have quoted £70 million that is the top of the range quotes being banded about. At the lower end it was £40 million. Whatever it is it is still a lot of cash.

Taken from the Western Morning News:

…the yacht, built at Devonport Management Limited’s yacht building arm Devonport Yachts, was built for a Kuwait-based millionaire businessman who is a senior figure in a company which specialises in the engineering and financial sectors...

…the yacht is called ‘Samar’, after the owner’s daughter.
At nearly 77 metres (253ft), it is the biggest yacht to be built in the UK since the 125 metre Royal Yacht Britannia more than 50 years ago.

Boasting five decks, accommodation for 12 passengers, 20 crew and four staff, a glass staircase running through the centre of the vessel, a fully-fitted gymnasium, a steam room and hot and cold pools on the upper deck, the boat is the epitome of luxury.
rd77 on Aug 29, 2006 09:02 (11 years ago)
Nice yacht! Any idea who built her?

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