Couach’s flagship was five years in the making. During that time the company went through several ownership and leadership changes and the tragic death of its young CEO. New investors Nepteam took over in November 2011. Through it all, Couach continued to work on this impressive and voluminous Kevlar-and-carbon composite yacht, the largest such yacht built in France.
The Emirate of Qatar is home to a growing yacht fleet that includes Al Mirqab, Katara, a shadow vessel, and two sister ships—Constellation and Stargate—both built by Oceanco and designed by the A Group. Jean-Pierre Fantini collaborated with the A Group on the yacht’s minimalist and low maintenance interior for the Emir of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.