Owner of “Dubai” Yacht
In this paragraph you will read about “Dubai” Yacht owner, names it used to have and about company that manufactured the yacht. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid is the owner of “Dubai” Yacht.
Dubai was commissioned in 1995 under different project names (Panhandle, Platinum, Golden Star).
The yacht was built in cooperation with the German shipyards Blohm + Voss and Lürssen.
Firstly, the vessel was planned for the Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei. But, the client stopped the construction contract the next year.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum took ownership over the yacht in 2001.
Dubai Yacht performance
In this paragraph you will find out information about Dubai Yacht – Sheikh Mohammed performance.
Furthermore, she is powered by 4 MTU (20V 1163 TB93) 8,443hp diesel engines and propelled by twin screw propellers. Dubai Yacht is capable of a top speed of 26 knots, and comfortably cruises at 20 knots. With her 1,250,000 litres fuel tanks she has a maximum range of 9,789 nautical miles at 25 knots. Her water tanks store around 400 litres of fresh water.
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The Dubai-based Platinum Yachts shipyard continued to build the yacht under the former project name Platinum and handed her over to the owner in 2006.
From 2006 to 2009, she was the largest yacht in the world with a length of 162 meters. But, it was replaced by Eclipse and Azzam.
Dubai Yacht Equipment
The equipment of Dubai Yacht – Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid includes a helipad up to a maximum of 9.5 tons, two 10 m long motor boats, a dining room for 90 guests and a 10 m swimming pool. The yacht also has a disco, a cinema, 20 water bikes, a submarine, a lobster tank and a squash court.
The four MTU – 20V diesel engines can each deliver 6,301 kW and accelerate the ship up to 26 knots. With the 1.2 million liter diesel tanks, Dubai is able to travel 8,500 nautical miles.
Dubai yacht is equipped with an ultra-modern stabilization system which reduces roll motion effect and results in a smoother more enjoyable cruising experience underway.
‘At anchor stabilizers’ are part of standard equipment. They work at anchor, increasing on-board comfort when the yacht is stationary, particularly in rough waters.
Dubai Yacht accomodation
Furthermore, interior configuration has been designed to accommodate 36 guests in 22 cabins. There is a master suite, 5 VIP staterooms, and 16 double cabins.
Moreover, she is also capable of carrying up to 88 crew onboard to ensure a relaxed luxury yacht experience.