This Sleek New 55-Foot Carbon-Fiber Yacht Looks Like A Spaceship For The High Seas

Rashed Al Shaali, a descendant of the founding family of Gulf Craft, is ready to create his own marine legacy.

The Emirati entrepreneur has launched a new brand called Mirrari to push the envelope in luxury yachting. Al Shaali has enlisted UAE shipyard Enata to build the fleet and designer Timur Bozca to pen the inaugural model.

“I come from a long family history in the marine industry, having grown up surrounded by yachts and worked with esteemed companies such as Gulf Craft, Dubai Marine, and Al Shaali Marine since my earliest days,” Al Shaali said in a statement. “While these experiences have been invaluable, they’ve also revealed to me the stagnation within the yachting industry, prompting my desire for change. This drove me to partner with Enata and Timur Bozca.”

Taking design cues from Enata’s “flying yachts” Foiler, Foiler USV, and Vatoz, the first 55-footer will feature a sleek carbon hull that ensures both strength and speed on the high seas. The yacht will also incorporate materials such as kevlar and titanium that are sturdy yet lightweight. The exterior combines angular, futuristic lines with organic structures. The superstructure is adorned with a dynamic glass dome inspired by intricate bird skeletons, according to Mirrari. The dome enhances structural integrity and ensures the interiors receive plenty of natural light.

“This collaboration resonated with my passion for unique materials and design concepts,” Bozca adds. “Rashed sought not only innovative design but also a distinctive sensory experience.”

The living quarters showcase contemporary furnishings, striking lighting, high-end materials, and a subtle neutral palette. The upper deck is home to an indoor-outdoor salon, a dining area, and the helm, while the lower deck is outfitted with two full-beam en suite cabins, a galley, and a small lounge. Heading outside, the aft deck is equipped with a BBQ and bar, the stern sports a large sun pad, and the bow is lined with more plush seating.

As with Enata’s Foiler, the Mirarri will be equipped with the yard’s Wingman system that allows the owner to remotely control various aspects of the yacht, perform over-the-air updates, conduct remote diagnostics, and implement preventive maintenance. Mirarri hasn’t shared any details regarding propulsion yet.

The inaugural Mirarri yacht is currently under construction, with delivery scheduled for 2025.

“I can’t wait for the first Mirarri to be revealed to the world,” said Al Shaali.

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Previously published on Robb Report USA

Photography: Mirrari

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