The Al Mirqab yacht is one of the largest and most prestigious yachts in the world built for Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former Prime Minister and Minister of Qatar. The residents of Moraitika couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw an impressively large navy blue and white vessel making its way towards their beach. Guarded by a team of security, the Qatari royalty was seen enjoying his summer vacations in the Lonian Sea on the $300 million stunning yacht.
Al Mirqab was built in 2008 and since then, it has been one of the most luxurious and magnificent yachts ever. With its lavish facilities and gloriously decorated interior, it is no surprise that the vessel remains in the custody of royalties like Al Thani, enjoying its rich pleasures. That said, the striking yacht has won an award for ‘Motor Yacht Of The Year” as well as an award for “Best Interior Design” at the World Superyacht Awards of 2009.
The yacht can hold up to 60 people in addition to 60 crew members ensuring an unforgettable experience of luxury and comfort for all guests. The vessel is capable of accommodating 24 individuals in the most lavish environment assisted with exclusive VIP amenities and services. In addition to that, there are 2 extra exclusive VIP suites for all the royalties and special personalities of the world.
The boat’s richly designed interior consists of a staircase with crystal panels on the sides with the center portion featuring glass artwork by Dale Chihuly, the well-known American glass sculptor. The exterior is a gracefully designed, soaked in a combination of navy blue and white.
It is said that the yacht is quite speedy powered by huge diesel power plants, capable of running on a speed of 21 knots with a maximum speed of 23 knots. She also features luxurious services such as a Jacuzzi on deck, a built-in cinema, an exotic beach club as well as a large swimming pool that opens up to the sea on the lower deck of the boat.
Built by Kusch Yachts in Germany, designed by Tim Heywood and Andrew Winch, the purpose of this luxurious yacht is to create an exclusive and comfortable experience while providing a series of VIP amenities and facilities under one roof. A holiday on this yacht would be the perfect way to relax while living a lavish lifestyle all at once.