All You Need to Know About King Salman, his Net Worth, Palace, Private Jet and his Tueq yacht
78 m (258 ft)
30 in 16 cabins
21 in 10 cabins
Van der Giessen
Michael Leach Design
US$ 110 million
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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Tueq?
King Salman of Saudi Arabia
US$ 18 billion
Royal Family of Saudi Arabia
December 31, 1935
Sultana Bint Turki Al Sudiari and 3 more
Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud and 12 more
Boeing 747 BBJ (HZ-
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Tueq us considered to be the personal yacht of the Saudi King. The Royal Family owns many large yachts.
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is the King of Saudi Arabia. He was previously Crown Prince and Minister of Defense. King Salman is the 25th son of the late King Abdulaziz and member of the Sudairi Seven.
He was born in 1935 and was raised in Murabba Palace in Riyadh. The complex of palaces was built in order of King Abdulaziz.
Salman bin Abdulaziz was governor of Riyadh Province, until the death of his brother Crown Prince Sultan in 2011.
Prince Salman was then appointed Minister of Defense, and named as a member of he National Security Council.
In 2012 Prince Salman was appointed the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia after the death of his brother Nayef bin Abdulaziz.
And in 2015 he became King when his half-
In 1985 the second son of the King, Prince Sultan bin Salman, became the first person of royal blood, the first Arab, and first Muslim to fly in outer space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery. More about the King here.
Salman is now King and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. The King and his son Mohammed have led many reforms in Saudi Arabia, including a decree which allows Saudi women to drive cars.
In an April 2016 report, known as the Panama Papers, it was disclosed that the Saudi King is the ‘principal user’ of a motor yacht named Erga.
We do not think that this information is correct, but the name Erga could be a code name. The King owns a Palace in Riyad named Erga. But we do not think a yacht named Erga exists. It is public knowledge that Salman personally owns the yacht Tueq since 2002.
He purch ased the yachts in 2014 and 2015 and send them both to Damen in the Netherlands for a refit.
MBS is a very influential figure in the Middle East.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman was linked by Turkey to the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. But the Saudi government denied his involvement. The situation created tension in the Royal Court.
And it is widely known that the yacht Prince Abdulaziz is the formal Royal Yacht of Saudi Arabia. (The King has been spotted on board several occasions).
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Not m uch is known about his net worth. But some sources estimate an amount of US$ 18 billion. He is one of the richest royals in the world.
The King uses a Boeing 747 as private jet. He actually has several jets available. He is often seen flying the HZ-
The King owns several Palaces in Saudi Arabia, but also in other parts of the world. It is said that Al-
He also used the Al-
The Royal Family also own summer palaces in Agadir, Morocco and near Antibes in France.
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The yacht was built in 2002 at the Dutch Van der Giessen -
She is designed by Michel Leach Design. Michael Leach is also responsible for her amazing interior. Tueq can accommodate 30 guests and 21 crew.
The yacht is powered by 2 Wartsila diesel engines. These bring her a top speed of 19 knots.
She has a cruising speed of 16 knots and a range of 5,500nm at 12 knots. The yacht is managed by Private Sea Projects.
The yacht Tueq is the personal yacht of the King. He is also known to use the official Royal Yacht of Saudia Arabia: Prince Abdulaziz. The King lives in a Palace in Riyadh.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale. Luxury yacht Tueq can often be found in Cannes and other Mediterranean destinations. These photos were taken in Cannes.
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