World's 100 Largest Yachts 2006 (State-Owned) #5: Al Mirqab
#5: AL MIRQAB—311'7"
She went by the name of Trick One while under construction, to keep curious yacht followers from figuring out that the emir of Qatar was her owner. He has since taken her to Venice, Italy, among other places, accompanied by a crew of 42.
Y: 2000; B: Oceanco, South Africa/Holland; N: Richard Hein/The “A” Group; H: Steel; E: unknown
This article originally appeared in the August 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.