This motor yacht AL MIRQAB is a 133 m 437 (ft) colossal steel boat which was crafted at Kusch Yachts and concieved by Kusch Yachts and Tim Heywood. Accommodating 60 guests and 60 crew members, motor yacht AL MIRQAB was formerly (Project May). The balanced superyacht was envisaged from naval architects Kusch Yachts and Tim Heywood. Andrew Winch undertook the interior design.
The yacht belongs to Qatar's Prime Minister and Foreign Minister - Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani. During the fourth annual World Superyacht Awards ceremony, in the motor yacht categories, Kusch Yachts 133m Al Mirqab won the coveted Motor Yacht of the Year, as well as an award for the interior design by Andrew Winch, and a Judges commendation for the exterior styling by Tim Heywood. The exterior styling award itself went to Francesco Paszkowski for Onyx, built by Sanlorenzo.
Kusch Yachts was the naval architect involved in the professional superyacht design work for AL MIRQAB. Her interior design was realised by Andrew Winch. Kusch Yachts and Tim Heywood is also associated with the yacht general design work for this boat. Germany is the country that Kusch Yachts completed their new build motor yacht in. After the formal launch in 2008 in Wewelsfleth she was afterwards delivered on to the proud new owner following sea trials. Her main hull was constructed with steel. The motor yacht superstructure is made largely with aluminium. With a beam of 19.5 m / 63.98 ft AL MIRQAB has massive size. A reasonably deep draught of 5m (16.4ft) affects the list of certain harbours she can berth in, contingent on their specific depth at low tide.
Coupled to the AL MIRQAB engines are twin screw propellers. Her total HP is 13400 HP and her total Kilowatts are 10000. For bow thrusters she utilises X2.
The enormous luxury yacht M/Y AL MIRQAB can accommodate as many as 60 people in addition to 60 qualified crew.
- Total engine power output 13400 HP /10000 KW. - Cruising at a speed of 21 knots. - Top Speed: 23 knots. - Water: unknown. - Gensets: 5 times 3345 Kw. - Cruised the areas of: Palma. Spain. Illes Balears. Balearic Islands. - Thrusters: X2. - Beam: 19.5m/63.98ft. - Draught Maximum: 5m/16.4ft.
In October 2009 AL MIRQAB sailed to Palma, in Spain. This motor yacht also navigated the waters including Illes Balears during Sept 2009. As the yacht comes with a helicopter pad onboard, AL MIRQAB can transfer guests and cargo to and from another place.
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