Ahmed Zaki Yamani is the owner of the yacht Al Diriyah.
Ahmed Zaki Yamani is a Saudi Arabian politician who was Minister of Oil (Petroleum) and Mineral Resources from 1962 until 1986 for his country, and a minister in OPEC for 25 years.
In July 1982 Yamani founded Investcorp, private equity firm, with several other oil ministers and well-
Al Diriyah was built in Japan by National Bulk Carriers in 1960 and named Danginn. Later she was sold to Ronald Perelsman who named her Ultima II. When he sold her she was named Serendipity. Later she was named Massarrah and owned by Nasser Al Rasheed. He sold her to Sheikh Zaki Yamaani when Lady Moura was delivered in 1990.
The net worth of Sheikh Yamani is estimated at US$ 500 million.
Yamani’s luxury yacht Al Diriyah can often be seen in the South of France. She is not available for charter.