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All You Need to Know About Kutayba Alghanim and his Yacht Samar

Yacht Name: Samar - Yacht Length: 77 m (253 ft) - Guests: 14 in 7 cabins - Crew: 20 in 9 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 100 million - 2,159t - Devonport - 2006 -

Owners Name: Kutayba Alghanim - Owners Net Worth: US$ 1 billion - Owners Company: Alghanim - Owners Country: Kuwait - Luxury yacht Samar is available for charter for US$ 425,000 per week

Yacht Samar

The motor yacht Samar was built at Devonport Yachts in England to a design of H2 Yacht Design, with Laurent Giles as naval architect. The luxury yacht has a steel hull and aluminum superstructure.

Yacht Samar Interior

She can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 20. Samar has large pool, a gymnasium, a cinema and several bar areas.

She has an opulent interior, designed by Joe Thome.

A Mini Cooper and a Helicopter

The yachtcarries several toys, including a Mini Cooper and a Bell 407 helicopter.

The helicopter with registration N407MS is registered to the US based Wilmington Trust of Delaware.

Devonport Yachts was acquired by Pendennis Shipyard in 2010.  The pictures on this page were made by Ship-Dreams.

Kutayba Alghanim

Superyacht Samar is owned by Kuwaiti Kutayba Alghanim. SuperYachtFan received confirmed information that she is actually US owned, but this makes sense as Mr. Alghanim resides in the USA.

SuperYachtFan found that Kutayba owns two New York residences: a large mansion in Manhattan, and a 48 acre estate on Long Island. The Long Island estate is listed for sale asking US$ 55 million.


She is also often seen with another helicopter, with registration N477KA. KA will probably refer to the owners name… So Samar is indeed owned by Kutayba Alghanim.

Charter Yacht Samar

The luxury yacht Samar is available for charter.

Kutayba Alghanim

Who is Kutayba Alghanim? He is shareholder of Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned companies in Kuwait.

Kutayba AlghanimAlghanim Family

The Alghanim family has a long history as commercial merchants in the region. Already in the 1930’s the company had 4,000 employees.

Alghanim introduced General Motor vehicles in Kuwait and became one of the largest GM agencies in the world.

Kuwait’s Biggest Auto Dealer

Alghanim Automotive is Kuwaits biggest auto dealer for brands as Chevrolet and Cadillac. Nowadays Alghanim Industries holds the agencies for companies like Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Siemens, Nokia, IBM, Dell, Daewoo, Compaq and Philips.

Alghanim has more than 14,000 employees and has been recognized as one of the Best Employers in the Middle East and one of Asia’s Best Employer Brands.

Omar Alghanim

Kutayba’s son Omar is the CEO of Alghanim Industries. He is also Chairman of the Gulf Bank, one of the largest banks in Kuwait. Omar was awarded the titel ‘Businessman of the Year’ in 2013 by Arabian Business Magazine.

Private Jet

The Alghanim family owns two Gulfstream G550 private jet with registration N5GV and N555GV.

Both have the same color scheme. A G550 has a list price of US$ 60 million.

Kutayba Alghanim Net Worth

Forbes estimates the net worth of Kutayba Alghanim at USD 1.0 billion.

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Superyacht Samar, owned by Kutayba Alghanim

a car on deck

The yacht carries several toys, including a car, a sail boat and a helicopter.

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Samar’s Bell 407 helicopter, with registration N407MS

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The pool area, with outdoor shower.

yacht Samar

Samar was built by Devonport Yachts to a Laurent Giles design.

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The yacht’s owner is Kutayba Alghanim

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The superyacht pictured in Germany by Ship-Dreams

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The Gulfstream G550 N5GV, owned by the Alghanim family

And their second G550, with registration N555GV


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Kutayba Alghanim Private Jet

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Kutayba Alghanim House

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Inside the Yacht Samar

Samar has an opulent interior designed by Joe Thome

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