All You Need to Know About Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan (MBZ), his Net Worth, his Palace, Private Jet and his Rabdan Yacht
73 m (240 ft)
14 in 7 cabins
16 in 8 cabins
Espen Øino International
US$ 60 million
Yacht Rabdan Owner
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi (MBZ)
Abu Dhabi, UAE
US$ 30 billion
Royal Family of Abu Dhabi
March 11, 1961
Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan
Khalid, Zyab, Zayed, Maryam, Hamdan, Fatima, Shamsa, Shamma, Hesa
Abu Dhabi Palace
Boeing 747 (A6-
Boeing 787 (A6-
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Sheikh Mohammed is the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. A sister ship of Rabdan, Smeralda is owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed al Maktoum. He is Crown Prince of Dubai.
He is the 3th son of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan. Sheikh Zayed is the founding father and the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates.
Mohammed was born in March 1961. He is married to Sheikha Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan. They have 9 children.
His oldest brother Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the current Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
Mohammed is the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. And he is Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE's Armed Forces.
Sheikh Mohammed (or MBZ) is Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council. The council is responsible for the development and planning of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. And he is head of the Mubadala Investment Company. The wealth fund of Abu Dhabi.
He is the owner of the yacht Rabdan.
It’s difficult to asses the personal net worth of the Crown Prince. But the combined net worth of the Al Nahyan family is considered to be over US$ 150 billion. Some sources state that the net worth of MBZ and his father is US$ 30 billion.
Sheikh Mohammed (MBZ) lives in a large palace complex in Abu Dhabi. The Palace is situated close to Al Bateen Palace, the Presidential Palace of his brother the Ruler of Abu Dhabi.
The palace of MBZ has been built totally rebuilt in the last 5 years.
The yacht was built in 2007 at Silver Yachts as Silver. It is the first yacht built as Silver yachts.
She was built on speculation by Silver Yachts founder Guido Krass. In 2009 she was sold to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Who named her Rabdan.
The yacht Rabdan is designed by Espen Oeino. The yacht is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 27 knots. And a range of 4,500nm.
The yacht is more or less permanently based in Yas Marina in Abu Dhabi.
A sister ship of Rabdan, Smeralda is owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed al Maktoum. He is Crown Prince of Dubai.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
The al Nahyan Family members own many yachts:
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan owns Azzam, the world longest yacht.
Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan owns the yacht Yas
Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan owns the yacht Maryah
Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan owns the yacht Topaz
Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan was owner of Pelorus
Sultan bin Khalifa al Nahyan (oldest son of the current Emir) owns the yacht Moonlight II
We think Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed and Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed also own yachts. But we have not yet identified the vessels. Do you know more about yachts owned by the Al Nahyan Family? Please do send us a message.
Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight is responsible for the transport of the Royal Family. And for the Abu Dhabi Government.
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