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May 26, 2009 by Monaco Yacht Spotter
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Mega yacht AL MIRQAB is seen here underway off the French Riviera. There is not actually a huge amount known about M/Y AL MIRQAB.

The yacht’s exterior was designed by Tim Heywood and her interior design is by Andrew Winch and she won the 2009 motor yacht of the year at the world superyacht awards in London – see below.

Andrew Winch Designs also won for yacht AL MIRQAB the best interior design for the “sheer scale, scope, practicality and luxury of the interior created by Andrew Winch Designs for Al Mirqab created a consensus that no other yacht could challenge”.

Tim Heywood for AL MIRQAB also won a comendation for exterior motor yacht design.

M/Y AL MIRQAB was built for for Middle Eastern Royalty and the yacht is a successor to their 95 meter Oceanco luxury yacht.

Motor Yacht AL MIRQAB Specifications:

She was launched in 2008 and at 436 ft or 133 m is one of the largest yachts in the world – the seventh at present.

Naval Architect is Kusch Yachts
Yacht Builder Company was Peters Schiffbau
Stylist: Tim Heywood
Interior: Andrew Winch

Al Mirqab features a swimming pool, cinema and she was called project MAY before launch. She has design influences similar to motor yacht Carinthia VII.

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