We were informed that Sheikh Tahnoon ben Zayed Al Nahyan is the owner of the yacht Maryah.
Sheikh Tahnoon ben Zayed Al Nahyan is a son of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (1918-
Maryah started as a Russian research vessel, built in Poland in the 1990’s. She was acquired by Sheikh Tahnoon and was sent to Greece for a 5 year rebuild project at Elefsis Shipyards. She was delivered in 2014. Maryah has length of 125 meters (410 ft) which makes her one of the largest yachts in the world.
Maryah has an amazing interior, designed by H2 Yacht Design. Maryah accommodates an amazing number of 54 guests. We estimate she has a crew of 60.
The Al Nahyan Family is one of the six ruling families of the United Arab Emirates, based in Abu Dhabi. It’s most known member is Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan is the President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi.
The combined net worth of the Al Nahyan family is estimated at more than US$ 150 billion.
The family owns several private jets, which are operated by the Abu Dhabi Amiri (Presidential) Flight Department. The current fleet includes two Boeing 787 jets (A6-
The al Nahyan Family owns many of the world’s largest yachts, including Azzam, the world’s longest yacht (owned by Sheikh Khalifa), Topaz, owned by Sheikh Mansour (brother of Sheikh Khalifa), Yas, owned by Sheikh Hamdan (also brother of Sheikh Khalifa) and Rabdan (Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan).
They yacht Maryah is named after the Al Maryah Island, which is owned by Sheikh Tahnoon. Al Marhay Island lies north east of Abu Dhabi, and is named for for the Arabian oryx ("al maryah" in Arabic). It is currently being developed by Mubadala (the state owned development company) into a new city center.