Luxury Yachts UK
The building of this megayacht started for Prince Jefri Bolkiah of Brunei a lot more than decade before the yacht’s launch. The construction, then a joint project between Blohm + Voss and Lurssen shipyards, was halted until 2001 when the hull was acquired by Platinum Yachts for His Highness Sheik Mohammed Rashid al-Maktoum. The project, formerly called Platinum, Panhandle and Golden celebrity, ended up being re-named Dubai.
Dubai’s luxurious interior design blends bold colours with fine fabrics and intricately detailed handmade mosaics. A spectacular staircase produces Dubai’s showpiece. Bathed in natural light through the top deck, this dramatic circular staircase functions glass measures, which change color. Dubai’s spacious porches offer a split-level owner’s deck; a big social location such as the main lounge along with its centrepiece red couch; numerous VIP and visitor suites, and a crew area to support 115 people including staff and guest staff.
With seven porches, Dubai has a great deal of tanning areas; a striking mosaic pool and lots of Jacuzzis. She will accommodate a helicopter of up to 9.5 tonnes and will carry two 10-metre lengthy tenders.
Dubai has actually a displacement of 9, 150 tonnes, yet can achieve a remarkable 26 knots at optimum speed. She's got exceptional global ability with a variety of 8, 500 kilometers at 25 knots, run on four MTU diesel engines.
- Builder: Platinum Yachts
- Naval Architect: Blohm + Voss Shipyards
- Indoor Designer: Platinum Yachts