50 metre Mangusta motor yacht Al Mirqab III sold
by Malcolm Maclean
The 49.9 metre moor yacht Al Mirqab III has been sold with both buyer and seller represented by Efthimis Karalis at A1 Yachting in Greece.
Designed by Stefano Righini, Al Mirqab III was built in GRP by Italian yard Overmarine to ABS class and delivered in 2009 as hull number four of the yard’s Mangusta 165 series. Giorgio Vafiadis designed an interior in high gloss wenge wood accommodating up to 12 guests in five cabins consisting of a full-beam master suite, VIP suite, double and two twins, each with a Pullman berth. All cabins have television screens and en-suite bathroom facilities, while five further cabins can sleep up to nine crewmembers
The main saloon has U-shaped seating to port and starboard behind the triple helm seats and offers a dining area aft as well as an entertainment centre with a 42-inch Sharp television screen and a Bose stereo surround sound system.
She also offers plenty of space for outdoor entertaining and dining. The generous aft deck opens out from the saloon to provide an effortless flow of space and has an al fresco dining option, ample seating and a large double sunpad. Further aft, the extended swim platform makes water access easy, while wide wraparound decks lead to an additional double sunpad, seating and a table on the foredeck.
A powerful propulsion package of triple 3,645hp MTU engines linked to KaMeWa waterjets produces a cruising speed of 32 knots topping out at 38 knots.
Al Mirqab III was asking €13,950,000 and will be renamed Sea Pearl.