Motor yacht Destriero - for some years at the Lürssen facility in Lemwerder. Is this the sad end of a legend?

Destriero has a length of 68m and thanks to three gas turbines with 60,000 hp a top speed of 60 Knots. The yacht was built by Italian shipyard Fincantieri 1991.

In 1992 she crossed the Atlantic (3,106 nautical miles) in 58 hours at an average speed of 53 knots

Article on Wikipedia

Fincantieri celebrates twenty years of the Destriero challenge – The Italian motor yacht’s Blue Riband record still stands – press release from 2012.

Motor Yacht Destriero

Video of Destriero in her good times

Edge RC Models from Milan remastered the legend in 1:43 (Update April 2017)

Destriero RC Model Yacht

Video of the model's first sea trial