Yacht Name: Moonlight II -
Owner: Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa al Nahyan -
Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa al Nahyan is the owner of the yacht Moonlight II.
Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa al Nahyan is the oldest son of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Abu Dhabi.
He is advisor to his father the president of the UAE and is board members of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi. Sheikh Sultan is the founder of SBK Holding.
He is President of the Emirates Equestrian Federation
SBK Holding is a large group, based in the UAE with more than 10,000 employees. The group is active in real estate development, energy, steel, publishing and many other activities.
Group companies include Al Maha Petroleum (which operated 160 gas stations in Oman), Hamriyah Steel (a joint venture with Alisher Usmanov’s Metalloinvest) and the Fairmont Hotel Dubai.
Sheikh Sultan owns a fleet of private jets through his SBK Aviation Group, but his personal jet is an Embraer Lineage 1000 with registration A6-
The jet was delivered in 2010 and has a list price of more than US$ 50 million. SBK Aviation is the owner of Falcon Aviation Services, a service provider for corporate jets and helicopters.
Sheikh Sultan UAE Palace
Sheikh Sultan lives in a large palace in the UAE, named Al Bateen Palace.
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 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) and Yas, owned by Sheikh Hamdan (another brother of Sheikh Khalifa).
Moonlight II was built as Alysia for Andreas Liveras. Moonlight II is a sister ship to Queen Miri, owned by Sheldon Adelson.
Moonlight was built in 2006 at Neorion in Greece at a reported cost price of more than US$ 100 million. She was originally 85 meters (280 ft) long, but was lengthened at a 2012 refit.
She received a new interior design and a new stern. Moonlight is available for charter through Burgess.
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