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King Salman: Net Worth, Palace, Private Jet and yacht Tueq

Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-05-18

Tueq Yacht

Boat Name:


Yacht Length:

78 m (258 ft)


30 in 16 cabins


21 in 10 cabins


Van der Giessen


Michael Leach Design




19 knots




2.282 ton



Tueq Boat Price:

US$ 110 million

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Owner of the Yacht Tueq


King Salman of Saudi Arabia


Saudi Arabia

King Salman Net Worth:

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


Al-Yamama Palace, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Private Jet:

Boeing 747 BBJ (HZ-HM1)

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Tueq us considered to be the personal yacht of the Saudi King. The Royal Family owns many large yachts.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King Salman of Saudi Arabia

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.

Governor of Riyadh

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.

King of Saudi Arabia

And in 2015 he became King when his half-brother King Abdullah died. Salman and his family are shareholders in the Saudi Research and Marketing Group which publishes daily papers as Arab News and Asharq Al-Awsat.

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.

Panama Papers

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.

Crown Prince

His son Mohammed bin Salman is the current Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Mohammed - often referred to by his initials MBS - is the owner of the yachts Pegasus and Serene.  

He purchased 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.

Saudi Royal Family Yachts

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).

The Saudi Royal Family owns several yachts, such as Nourah of Riyad, Sarafsa, Montkaj and until recently Al Salamah.

Do you have more information about King or his yachts? Please do send us a message.

King Salman Net Worth

Not much 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.

Private Jet

The King uses a Boeing 747 as private jet. He actually has several jets available. He is often seen flying the HZ-HM1, the HZ-HM1A and the HZ-HM1B.

The HZ-HM1 was built in 2001. The HZ-HM1A is relative old (1983) and the HZ-HM1B is even older (1979). There are also a few Airbus planes in the Royal Flight and at least 2 Boeing 747 freighter planes.


The King owns several Palaces in Saudi Arabia, but also in other parts of the world. It is said that Al-Yamama Palace in Riyadh is his official residence.

He also used the Al-Auja Palace in Riyadh as a more private palace. And he uses Erga Palace in Riyadh as an official palace for state visits. Also the Royal State Palace in Jeddah is used for official ceremonies.

The Royal Family also own summer palaces in Agadir, Morocco and near Antibes in France.

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M/Y Tueq Yacht

The yacht was built in 2002 at the Dutch Van der Giessen - de Noord yard. Tueq was originally 72 meters, but was lengthened by 6 meter in 2006.  

Yacht Interior

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.

King’s Personal Yacht

The Tueq boat 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.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

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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The King’s private superyacht.

The luxury yacht was built in the Netherlands.

The yacht in Cannes.

The King owns the Asharq al Awsat newspaper.

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Photo by Heston Berkman

Saudi King Palace

Inside the yacht, her amazing interior

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Saudi Royal Flight -  Boeing  747 Private Jet

HZ-HM1 - Saudi King aircraftHZ-HM1A - Saudi Royal Flight - 747

The HZ-HM1 above and the HZ-HM1A under. Both 747 private jets are used by the King.

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