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All You Need to Know About Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, his Net Worth, his Palace, Private Jet and his Yas Yacht

Yacht Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

141 m (463 ft)


60 in 30 cabins


56 in 26 cabins


Koninklijke Schelde


Pierrejean Design Studio




26 knots


MTU 16V4000


4,700 ton




US$ 180 million

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Yas?


Hamdan bin Zayed al Nahyan


United Arab Emirates

Net Worth:

US$ 1 billion


Royal Family of UAE / Abu Dhabi




Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan


Sultan, Mohammed, Zayed, Yas, Hazza and Rashid


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Private Jet:

Abu Dhabi Amiri flight (Boeing 747 BBJ)

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Yas is a converted Dutch Navy Frigate. Sheikh Hamdan is the half brother of the Emir of the UAE. His father Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the founder of the UAE.

Hambdan bin Zayed Al NahyanHH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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. He is owner of Azzam, the world’s largest yacht.

Hamdan is married to Sheikha Shamsa bint Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, they have 6 children.

Deputy Prime Minister

Sheikh Hamdan was previously Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates. And he was 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.

Sheikh Hamdan Palace

The Sheikh lives in a large palace in Abu Dhabi. The palace is situated in a park with helicopter landing area, tennis court and several buildings.

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Yas Yacht

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

The Yas yacht 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.

Yacht Yas Interior

Her interior is outfitted by Greenline Yacht Interiors. Yas can acc ommodate 60 guests. She has a crew of 56.

She is powered by two MTU 10,500hp diesel engines. Which are 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.

Yas Marina

The Marina and Yas Marina Circuit are situated on Yas Island. The island was developed in 2006 by Aldar Properties.

Aldar is stoch listed in the UAE, but is mainly owned by Mubadala Development Company and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. Both are controlled by the Al Nahyan family.

The circuit hosts the annual Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Yas Islands hosts attractions as Ferrari World, Yas Waterworld, Seaworld and Warner Brothers Abu Dhabi. There is also a golf course named Yas Links.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not lis ed for sale.

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

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The yacht in Barcelona. Photo by Heli3

Abu Dhabi yacht Yas

The yacht 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.

PierreJean Design

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Palace

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed al Nahyan PalacePalace of Sheikh Hamdan - Abu Dhabi

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