54m Gulf Craft superyacht Majesty 175 nears completion

Written by Parisa Hashempour

United Arab Emirates-based yacht manufacturer Gulf Craft, has announced that its latest superyacht, the 54.37-metre Majesty 175, has completed her maiden sea trial. The yacht, which is due for delivery later this year, has been sold to a prominent UAE businessman.Majesty 175/001 yacht on sea trialsPhoto: Gulf CraftThe Majesty 175 is the world’s largest composite production superyacht built from carbon fibre and vinylester. Built to the specifications outlined by the UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency for yachts over 500 GT, the Majesty 175 has a beam of 9.62 metres. Despite coming in at 780 GT, she can cruise through areas of just 2.25 metres of water.

Her exterior and interior design are by Cristiano Gatto Design Studio in Italy. The naval architecture is by Massimo Gregori of Yankee Delta Studio. Her layout accommodates guests across seven staterooms as well as space for a crew of up to 10 members with six large crew cabins and private captain’s accommodation. Stand-out design features include a 5-metre infinity pool at the forward deck and a hybrid sky-lounge that can convert into an open sun deck. Majesty 175/001 yacht on sea trialsPhoto: Gulf CraftAt the helm during the Majesty 175’s maiden sea trial was Captain Patricia Caswell, Gulf Craft’s Quality Control Manager. She said: “We are excited to have taken this beauty out to sea. She has performed brilliantly on her first sea trial covering multiple factors, including the engines at full speed, the pair of generators, and fin stabilisers as well as the navigation and telecommunication systems. Preliminary noise and vibration levels are outstanding, and these will continue to improve when the entire interior elements are completed.”Majesty 175/001 yacht on sea trialsPhoto: Gulf CraftWith two fixed pitch six-blade propellers, Majesty 175’s electricity supply comes from 175 kW Kohler generators and two pairs of TRAC fin stabilisers. Safety features include a SOLAS rescue boat and an emergency generator.Majesty 175/001 yacht on sea trialsPhoto: Gulf CraftThe Majesty 175 superyacht undertook a series of inclination experiments for multiple factors at sea in which she reached a top speed of 17 knots powered by her twin heavy duty MTU 12V 4000 M63 engines, delivering 1500kW each.



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