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Dubai in Dubai

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Charl van Rooy

Dubai moored in Dubai PortPhoto: Tom van OossanenPictured here in Dubai is the third largest superyacht in the world, the 162-metre superyacht Dubai. Built by Platinum Yachts and completed in 2006, a large part of her hull and superstructure was completed in Germany at Blohm + Voss in co-operation with Lürssen. After the unfinished yacht was sold to the ruler of Dubai - who is still her current owner - she was transported from Germany to the Platinum Yachts’ facilities in Dubai for completion. She was designed by Andrew Winch Designs, with Nakheel Interiors collaborating on her interior.

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The SuperYacht iQ 2018 Market Report

Did you know that in 2017....

  • 180 new yachts over 30 metres were sold
  • 149 new yachts over 30 metres were completed
  • 443 yachts over 30 metres were under construction
  • 30% of the yachts under construction were available for sale
  • 20% of the yachts were owned by clients from the USA

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