African Queen is a 36.9 m / 121′1″ luxury motor yacht. She was built by Benetti in 2009.
With a beam of 7.9 m and a draft of 2.5 m, she has a GRP hull and GRP superstructure. This adds up to a gross tonnage of 299 tons.
She is powered by MTU engines of 1500 hp each giving her a maximum speed of 16 knots and a cruising speed of 13 knots. African Queen's maximum range is estimated at 3500 nautical miles.
The motor yacht can accommodate 11 guests in 5 cabins with an interior design by François Zuretti and an exterior design by Stefano Righini.