His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, today unveiled the Majesty 175, the world’s largest production composites superyacht, at its world premiere.
Mansoor bin Mohammed inaugurates Majesty 175
During the event, organized in partnership with the Dubai Tourism and Trade Ministry (Dubai Tourism), dignitaries and senior officials toured the superyacht as it ventured into the Persian Gulf, demonstrating its stability and its first-class handling on the high seas. His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of Dubai Tourism; Saeed Hareb, secretary general of the Dubai Sports Council; and Mohammed Al Shaali, president of Gulf Craft, attended the event.
Manufactured at Gulf Craft’s integrated in-house production facility in the United Arab Emirates, the Majesty 175 successfully completed a series of sea trials ahead of its world premiere. The yacht will soon embark on voyages around the world, carrying the UAE flag to global yacht events, marinas and exotic destinations, placing the country high on the world yachting map.
Built to specifications set by the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) for yachts over 500 gross tons (GT), the 55m long superyacht with a 9.6m beam at a gross tonnage of 780. It has the ability to navigate effortlessly at low altitude. – draft zones, only pulling 2.05m of water, as it was constructed using advanced composite materials such as carbon fiber and vinyl ester. This allows close access to the beach, a key consideration for many lovers of the marine lifestyle.
Its exterior and interior were designed by award-winning design studio Cristiano Gatto in Italy, while naval architecture was developed by Massimo Gregori of Yankee Delta Studio. Its notable features include a 5m infinity pool on the foredeck and a hybrid sky-lounge that can be converted into an open terrace. The pool has a jet swim system that creates a constant stream of water. The smart layout accommodates seven lavish cabins and can accommodate a crew of up to 10 with six large crew cabins and private captain’s accommodation.
With a top speed of 16.5 knots and a cruising speed of 10 knots, the Majesty 175 has a range of 4,000 nautical miles, making her a transoceanic vessel.
Credits: Gulf crafts