Yacht Britannia

yacht britannia the royal yacht britannia is a fivestar visitor attraction in edinburgh britannia welcomes over 390000 visitors a year from all over the world, royal yacht britannia rated scotlands best attraction for 12 years running and in tripadvisors uk top 10 for the last 5 years britannia is one of the most famous ships in the world sailing a million miles on a thousand official visits during 40 years in service the royal yacht played host to glittering state banquets and official receptions

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britannias steering wheel was lifted from her namesake the racing yacht hmy britannia built in 1893 for king edward vii, with larger lighter and more voluminous interiors due to their ron holland designed hulls yet with modern classic styling and traditionally finished joinery britannia will offer a yacht with the beauty of a classic but similar liveable space of our modern distance cruising yachts

her majestys yacht britannia also known as the royal yacht britannia is the former royal yacht of the british monarch queen elizabeth ii in service from 1954 until 1997 she was the 83rd such vessel since king charles ii acceded to the throne in 1660 and is the second royal yacht to bear the name the first being the racing cutter built for the prince of wales in 1893, the queen and the royal familys vessel for over 44 years the royal yacht britannia has become one of the most famous yachts in the world britannia was launched in scotland in 1953 and since then has served the royal family in 968 official voyages travelling over one million miles stopping at 600 ports and in over 135 countries