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35: Dubawi

Platinum Yachts of Dubai converted a small passenger ship into a private yacht, named Dubawi (also the name of a stallion, the offspring of the famous Dubai-based Millenium). The grand-scale undertaking was second only to Platinum Yachts’ largest project—Dubai (No. 2 on the list in 2012).
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Dubawi

LENGTH: 297ft. 3in (90.6m)
SHIPYARD: Cantieri Navale Ferrari
CONVERSION: Platinum Yachts, Dubai
YEAR: 2009

Platinum Yachts of Dubai converted a small passenger ship into a private yacht, named Dubawi (also the name of a stallion, the offspring of the famous Dubai-based Millenium). The grand-scale undertaking was second only to Platinum Yachts’ largest project—Dubai (No. 2 on the list in 2012). Outfitted with a gigantic master suite on the owner’s deck, the yacht also features eight VIP suites, 12 guest cabins and berths for 71 crewmembers. The dining salon accommodates up to 60 guests. Dubawi has a top speed of 15 knots and a range of 5,400 nm. The Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, who breeds and rides horses, reportedly uses the yacht.

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