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Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan - Yacht - Yacht Name: Yas - Length: 141 m (463 ft) - Guests: 60 in 30 cabins - Crew: 56 in 25 cabins - Value: US$ 180 million - Owner: Sheik Hamdan - Hambdan Net Worth: US$ 1 billion + - Owners Country: UAE - Yas is a converted Dutch Navy Frigate. Sheikh Hamdan is the half brother of the Emir of the UAE

Super Yacht Yas

The yacht Yas is one of the largest superyachts in the world. Yas has a length of 141 m (463 ft) and was delivered to her owner in 2013. She is built at Abu Dhabi MAR to a design of Pierrejean Design Studio.

Dutch Navy Frigate

Yas was originally a Dutch navy frigate, known as the HNLMS Piet Hein. Abu Dhabi Mar replaced the original steel superstructure of the Piet Hein with a new superstructure of composite materials. Because of the size of the structure, the superstructure shell and interior decks, deck support beams, and bulkheads were built in sections in order to facilitate shipping and assembly.


Her interior is outfitted by Greenline Yacht Interiors. Yas can accommodate 60 guests, and a crew of 56. She is powered by two MTU 10,500hp diesel engines, giving her a max. speed of 26 knots.

Abu Dhabi Mar

Since 2011 Abu Dhabi Mar is the owner of the German yacht builder Nobiskrug, known for yachts as Tatoosh, Sapphire and Sycara V. Hereunder some rare photos of the yacht’s interior.

Charter Yas

The yacht Yas is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The yacht Yas is owned by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Half Brother of the Emir

Sheikh Hamdan is the 4th son of the late Emir of Abu Dhabi and founder of UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. He is half-brother of the current Emir and UAE president Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (owner of Azzam, the world’s largest yacht).

Deputy Prime Minister

Sheikh Hamdan was previously Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates.

Yas bin Zayed al Nahyan

Sheikh Hamdan probably named his yacht after his son Yas bin Zayed Al Nahyan.


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SuperYacht Yas, owned by Sheikh Hamdan of the United Arab Emirates

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The yacht Yas in Barcelona. Photo by Heli3

Abu Dhabi yacht Yas

The yacht Yas is a former Dutch navy frigate turned into a yacht by Abu Dhabi MAR

Yas - owners stateroom

The owners stateroom, built to a design of Pierrejean Design Studio

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Photo by Raphael Belly