Dubai a dream yacht, if you have sometimes fantasized about buying a yacht, this satisfies your every fantasy, a super-luxury yacht in every port that comes offers a fascinating show.
Currently Dubai is owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum properties, the ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates.
The construction of this mega yacht was begun in 1996 by Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei through a joint project between Blohm + Voss and Lürssen shipyard, was stopped until 2001, for lack of funds, the hull was later acquired by Platinum Yachts completed in 2006 and sold to a record at the time for $ 300 million to the current owner.
The project, previously called Platinum, Panhandle and Golden Star, was then renamed Dubai. When it was launched in 2006 this yacht was also the longest in the world, but now with its 162 meters is in third place after Azzam 180 meters and 165,5 meters Eclipse.
In Dubai they immediately notice the fine lines that hide the size that made him famous in the world his English designer Andrew Winch, become important also in the design in the aeronautical field.
The interiors, cared for by the staff of Platinum Yachts, are unparalleled. The seven bridges are connected by three elevators and a staircase.
This very beautiful circular open staircase with glass steps that change color, it is the particularity of this yacht, connects all bridges with numerous suites, well-spaced on two areas, that of the owner of the VIPs and guests and one of the 88 crew members for a total of 115 units between guests and crew.
In the inner part, all built in the name of the glitz and extreme luxury with a careful choice of materials used, you will find rooms, dining areas and other environments. On the main deck there is a large living room with its red sofa fulcrum used to bring together all the guests and VIPs to socialize.
While on the outside decks are located, sun terraces, swimming pools, hot tubs, and also a large swimming pool for water sports activities and spa, in short, there’s plenty to spend the day in complete relaxation and comfort. A special feature of this yacht is that many spaces on the bridges are closed so the guests can enjoy air conditioning to beat the heat of the United Arab Emirates countries.
Obviously not miss an area equipped for a large helicopter useful for transfers and two motorboats to reach the tourist destinations where there are no ports that allow the yacht port. Dubai has a condizionamene system fully redundant, ensuring air-conditioning without any problems anywhere in the world. The boat propulsion is provided by two MTU diesel engines to low levels of noise and vibration with a top speed of 26 knots.
The hull is made of steel, the aluminum superstructure and the maximum width is 22metri, draft of 9,26 meters cruising speed 25 knots, a cruising speed range is 8,500 nautical miles, the tank capacity 1.050 tons, the gross tonnage of 13.470 tons.