Gulf Craft at Dubai International Boat Show 2018
Gulf Craft, the UAE's pioneering builder of luxury superyachts, fine yachts and leisure boats boasted an imposing presence with a global premiere of its new creations at the 26th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show 2018. Starting from 27th February to 3rd March, this year's show was held at an exciting new location - Dubai Canal, just minutes away from some of the other prominent new leisure, shopping and marine developments in Dubai.
The newly unveiled Majesty 140 is an elegant 140-foot superyacht that offers unrivaled luxury. It's extensive glass side windows allow plenty of sunlight inside and give the guests stunning panoramic views of the seascape around.
The new superyacht features a spacious beachfront deck with balconies on both sides and a main living room finished with the finest Italian wood and leather. The 55 sqm 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 charming views of the outside through its glass facades and an elegant terrace, and comes with an en suite 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 has the finest Onyx Costa Blanca marble with crystal door handles. Special care has been taken to ensure the comfort of the crew with three rooms that can accommodate six members in the bow area (front area) and another 2 crew rooms in the aft area (back area). This brings the total number of crew onboard to 9.
The Majesty 140’s main helm station is fitted with the latest in navigation and communications technology. It features a unique window design that is a premiere for Gulf Craft with a distinctive negative inclined front glass making this superyacht stand out from its class. Furthermore, 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, the new yacht can be distinguished by its large panoramic windows. The main deck has been designed and built to maximize 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.
Lastly, Gulf Craft unveiled the Touring 48, a fine limousine boat built with luxury yacht materials, 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. What also makes this model special is that it is being manufactured by Gulf Craft in two of its facilities, the UAE and the Maldives.
Mohammed Hussain Al Shaali, chairman of Gulf Craft, said: “The Majesty 140 is a continuation of our three and half decade long commitment to creating 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 the award-wining superyacht Majesty 100, Majesty 77 & Majesty 48 yachts, the Nomad 65 & Nomad 55 long-range yachts, Silvercraft 48 HT boat, Silvercraft 36 HT yacht, Silvercraft 31 HT boat, Silvercraft 31 fishing boat and Oryx 42 performance cruiser.