02 March 2018
Gulf Craft, the UAE based builder of luxury superyachts, fine yachts and leisure boats, had three global premieres at the Dubai International Boat Show, from 27 February to 3 March, in Dubai Canal.
The all-new Majesty 140 superyacht was displayed for the first time, along with a showcase of 12 superyachts, yachts and boats.
The Majesty 140, the new 140-foot superyacht, features extensive glass side windows, a beachfront deck with balconies on both sides and a main living room finished with Italian wood and leather. The 55-square-metre saloon section on the middle floor of the superyacht’s upper deck is designed as a private lounge area with a large TV screen for a complete entertainment experience.
The tri-deck superyacht features a richly finished owner’s stateroom offering views of the outside through its glass facades and terrace, and comes with an ensuite featuring a Jacuzzi bathtub.
The Majesty 140 additionally has 4 guest staterooms that can accommodate up to 10 people. The rooms are finished in premium wood and Onyx Costa Blanca marble, and even crystal door handles. There are three rooms that can accommodate six members in the bow area and another 2 crew rooms in the aft area, space for 9 crew in all.
The Majesty 140 features a unique window design that is a premiere for Gulf Craft with a distinctive negative inclined front glass. Two side docking platforms on either side of the yacht assist the captain during docking. Powered by two MTU engines of 2,600 hp each, the yacht can reach a top speed of 20 knots. The Majesty 140 has boasts a gross tonnage of 360 tons.
Along with Majesty 140, Gulf Craft also unveiled the Majesty 62. Finished with stained Eucalyptus as the main veneer, Oak Rhodes for the floorings and leather walls, and large panoramic windows. The main deck has been designed and built to maximise the onboard space, connecting the indoor and outdoor decks together. Propelled by two MAN engines, each with a capacity of 800 hp, the yacht travels at a speed of 26 knots.
The third Gulf Craft premiere was the Touring 48, a limousine boat built that can take up to 15 people, while the custom-made ferry version can take up to 42 guests. It is one of the very few passenger boats in the world that feature a stepped hull made of reinforced composites, a typical design for performance boats. The boat is powered by three 350 hp outboard engines, gaining a speed of 37 knots. It is being manufactured by Gulf Craft in two of its facilities, the UAE and the Maldives.
“Gulf Craft is proud to be one of the global leading manufacturers of luxury yachts and boats,” said Mohammed Hussain Al Shaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft. “The company’s continued commitment to support the Dubai International Boat Show since it was founded, reflects our leading position in the industry both regionally and internationally.
“Today the Majesty 140 is a continuation of our three and half decade long commitment to create yachts and boats in accordance with the world’s best standards, carrying the ‘Made in UAE’ flag with pride.”
During the show, Gulf Craft will also showcase a diverse line-up of its impressive product range, including Majesty 100, Majesty 77 and Majesty 48 yachts, as well as the Nomad 65 and Nomad 55 long-range yachts.