Gulf Craft unveiled its plans for the all-new Majesty 160, which would be the firm’s second largest superyacht and follows the announcement of the Majesty 111 at this 12 months’s Dubai Worldwide Boat Present.
Designed by Italy’s Cristiano Gatto, the Majesty 160 goes into manufacturing this 12 months at Gulf Craft’s predominant manufacturing amenities in Umm Al Quwain. The UAE builder is famend for constructing the world’s largest composite-built manufacturing superyacht, the Majesty 175 delivered late final 12 months, additionally designed by Gatto.
Mohammed Alshaali, the co-founder and Chairman of Gulf Craft, stated: “The Majesty 160 is an evolution of our Majesty 155 and follows the brand new design precedent of our Majesty line-up, which was launched earlier this 12 months with the Majesty 111.
“The Majesty 160 will probably be our second-largest vessel and will probably be a category aside in its section, catering to the wants and necessities of consumers by its distinctive design, structure and state-of-the-art engineering and technological options.”
Dutch studio Van Oossanen Naval Architects dealt with the hull design of the Majesty 160, which has an general size of 164ft (50m) and a quantity of 498GT. Twin 2,000hp MTU 16V 2000 M87 engines present a prime pace of virtually 20 knots and a variety of three,500nm at 12 knots or 4,300nm at 10.8 knots.
The Majesty 160 has two pairs of zero pace carbon fin stabilisers, twin 100kW turbines and photo voltaic panels on the prime of the solar deck roof able to powering one of many turbines, so decreasing gasoline consumption.
Exterior areas embody an expansive solar deck with modular and moveable furnishings together with an infinity pool and a customisable, multi-purpose seashore membership that can be utilized as a lounge, bar space, fitness center or well being membership. The swim platform offers easy accessibility to the water, whereas fold-down balconies on either side develop the sunbathing and social areas.
The sensible format has an revolutionary local weather management system and accommodates as much as 12 company throughout its seven staterooms, which embody a full-beam main bedroom ahead on the primary deck that features a non-public lounge, retractable balcony and a big toilet with each tub and bathe room. The yacht may accommodate as much as 9 crew.
Wing stations on the primary deck support manoeuvring out and in of tight marinas and ports, whereas choices embody a helm station on the solar deck. The Majesty 160 attracts simply 2.3m so can cruise shallow areas, enabling shut seashore entry on account of its ground-breaking engineering and use of a light-weight, sturdy composite hull.
“Our ongoing enlargement plans, intensive world vendor community and a definite product portfolio have seen us construct a powerful foothold in worldwide markets, particularly in Europe and the US, the place we now have witnessed a requirement for bigger light-weight yachts which give aggressive gasoline economic system and easy accessibility to shallow waters,” Alshaali stated.
“We’ve got listened to our clients and have created the Majesty 160, which reinstates our place because the world’s chief in composite hull manufacturing.”
This text first appeared on Yacht Style.
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