In 2001, Platinum Yachts acquired the enormous unfinished carcass and 250 containers full of spare parts and worked four years on finishing this giant. The Andrew Winch-styled Dubai, features a 10,000 sq.-m painted surface finished in Awlgrip Snow White, and stylistic enhancements in stainless steel around portholes and large windows.
The Emirate, and everything that pertains to it, fuels an active rumor mill that gets most facts wrong. This applies to the 532’ Dubai, the world largest yacht. Ever since it took position as the leader of the Top 100 list in 2006, the yacht has been the subject of all kinds of rumors. Yachts Emirates magazine was invited onboard and given the opportunity to write an article, no strings attached.