MED CHOICE: MAJESTY YACHTS 100
Unveiled at the 2017 Dubai International Boat Show, the awardwinning five-cabin Majesty 100 is a fine exponent of Gulf Craft’s fastidious approach. One of the imperatives for the company’s in-house design studio was to bring the outdoor experience and the internal spaces into more intimate union.
To that end, the Majesty Yachts 100 is the first in the collection to employ a semi-convertible sky lounge. This enables guests to enjoy the panoramic views of a traditional flybridge from the shelter of a climate-controlled cocoon – and yet with the window sections lowered and the folding doors open, it is transformed into an outdoor lounging area.
That same integration of inside and outside spaces is applied elsewhere by means of a raised wheelhouse with wraparound glazing for unobstructed 270-degree views from the helm; and on the main deck, where floor-to-ceiling glass panels admit an unchecked flow of natural light. The use of extendable balconies on both sides of the saloon’s aft seating area further develops the theme, giving guests easy al-fresco entertainment without removing them from the hub of the party.
The propulsion is equally well-considered. In the case of the ‘standard’ Majesty Yachts 100, that involves twin 1,900hp MAN engines hooked up to V-drives, delivering a 23-knot top end and a range of around 1,500 nautical miles. The fact that the V-drives enable these engines to be positioned a good distance aft also generates a useful increase in inboard space, as well as
The 100 has a modern interpretation of the flybridge