Saturday, 11 July 2020

Al Mirqab Yacht Review

Al Mirqab is one of the largest motor yachts ever built. The yacht belongs to Qatar's former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. The yacht was built at Peters Schiffbau Wewelsfleth yard in Germany. 

The yacht's architect was Tim Heywood, while the interior design was done by Andrew Winch Designs. During construction, the yacht was known as Project May.

The Al Mirqab was finished in 2008. The yacht has a length of 133 meters and a beam of 18 meters. The summer dead-weight of the yacht is 1,440 DWT, while the gross tonnage is 9,518 GT. She is built of steel and can cruise at 18.7 knots with a maximum speed of 20.3 knots. 

The yacht is situated during most part of the year at the Faliro coastal area of AthensGreece.

The yacht can accommodate 24 guests in 10 guest suites with two VIP suites for the yacht owner. The suites are large; each with their own bathroom, living room and double bedroom. The yacht has a crew of 55.

Some of the amenities on board include: a cinema, outside bars, inside swimming pool and outside jacuzzi, sunbathing places, and a helicopter pad.

Al Mirqab Yacht

The  133.2m / 437' Custom motor yacht motor yacht 'Al Mirqab' was built by Kusch Yachts in Germany at their Wewelsfleth shipyard , she was delivered to her owner in 2008 and last refitted in 2014. The yacht's interior has been designed by Winch Design.

Al Mirqab Yacht


Al Mirqab features a displacement steel hull and aluminium superstructure, with teak decks. She was built to Lloyds Register classification society rules.

This luxury yacht is also fitted with 'zero speed stabilizers' which work at anchor, increasing on-board comfort when the yacht is stationary, particularly in rough waters.

Al Mirqab Yacht


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