Motor Yacht Katara is one of the World’s largest yachts. She is built by Lurssen as project Crystal. She was delivered to her owner in 2010. The luxurious yacht is designed by Espen Oeino. With an interior design by Alberto Pinto.
Not much is known about her interior. But from one of the photo’s hereunder it can be concluded that her main deck saloon has a height of two decks.
The megayacht has a length of 124 meters (408 ft). Making her the 14th largest yacht in the world. Although measured by volume she would rank much higher.
She has a gross tonnage of 7922t and can reach a max speed of 20 knots. Her cruising speed is 16 knots. She is powered by MTU engines. Her range is more than 5,000nm.
The superyacht is registered in Doha, Qatar. Katara has an estimated value of USD 400 million.
Katara has a 24-meter chase boat named Katara II. She is built by Baia Yachts.
Engine Room Fire
In 2016 a fire started in the engine room while berthed in Porto Montenegro. The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes. Later in 2016, she was sent to Lurssen in Hamburg for a refit.
Who is the Owner of the Yacht KATARA?
The yacht’s owner is Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. He is the former Emir of Qatar. In 2013 Sheikh Hamad abdicated as Emir. His fourth son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani is now the Head of State. He is the youngest sovereign in the world. Sheikh Tamim is the owner of the 123-meter yacht Al Lusail, delivered by Lurssen in 2017.
How Much is the KATARA Yacht?
Her value is $400 million. Her annual running costs are around $40 million. The price of a yacht can vary greatly depending on a number of factors, including the size, age, and level of luxury of the yacht, as well as the cost price of materials and technology used in its construction.
Lürssen Yachts is a luxury yacht builder based in Bremen, Germany. The company was founded in 1875 and is known for building custom-made motor yachts, with sizes ranging from 50 to 180 meters in length. Lurssen yachts are known for their high-quality craftsmanship, attention to detail, and use of advanced technology. The company has a reputation for building some of the world’s largest and most complex yachts, and has a long history of working with top yacht designers and naval architects to create innovative and unique yacht designs. The most notable projects include Azzam, Dilbar, NORD, and Scheherazade.
Espen Øino is a Norwegian yacht designer who is known for designing some of the world’s largest and most luxurious yachts. He is the founder and principal designer of Espen Øino International, a yacht design firm based in Monaco. Espen Øino has designed over 200 yachts, including many of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced yachts. Oeino is considered to be one of the world’s leading design studios for large luxury motor yachts. Notable projects include Flying Fox, Crescent, and Octopus.
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