All You Need to Know About Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum (FAZ3) and his Smeralda Yacht
77 m ( 252 ft)
12 in 6 cabins
24 in 12 cabins
US$ 70 million
Owner of the Yacht
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed al Maktoum
Crown Prince of Dubai
Also known as:
US$ 5 billion
House of Al-
November 14, 1982
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Mercedes G63 AMG (white color)
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Crown Prince Hamdan is active on social media. His Instagram account has more than 7 million followers.
Sheikh Hamdan is the Crown Prince of Dubai. His formal name is His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. He is born in November 1982. His father is Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. His mother is Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum.
He is the owner of the yacht Smeralda.
Sheikh Hamdan is the son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum. He is the Ruler of Dubai. And Vice-
He is a descendant of the House of Al-
He studied at the London School of Economics. Hamdan is head of the Dubai executive council. And President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University.
He is also member of the Dubai Sports Council. He is Chairman of the Dubai Autism Centre. He is also head of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment for young entrepreneurs. And he is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai Future Foundation.
The net worth of the Al Maktoum family is estimated at US$ 5 billion. Faz3 net worth is probably around US$ 1 billion.
Sheikh Hamdan reportedly lives in a large complex of several palaces. All his family members live in that complex.
The area is called Za’abeel. It houses the Zabeel Palace. Which was the official residence of Sheikh Rashid. Sheikh Rashid is the grandfather of Sheikh Hamdan.
Hamdan reportedly also owns a palace in Abu Dhabi and a desert palace in Dubai.
Sheikh Hamdan is very active on social media, such as Facebook and Instagram.
He uses the name Fazza or Faz3 (Faz 3). He is an active horse rider, diver and a semi-
He frequently publishes photos of himself in Instagram. For example when skydiving towards the yacht Dubai.
His Instagram account has 7.1 million followers.
Smeralda was built at Silver Yachts. She was delivered in 2012. The 77 meter yacht can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 24.
She is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 27 knots. Her cruise speed is 25 knots. She has a range of more than 4,500nm.
The Smeralda yacht is designed by Espen Oeino. While Vain Interiors is responsible for her interior. The yacht was already named Smeralda before she was bought by Sheikh Hamdan. So the name is not directly related to the owner or his family.
Smeralda’s sister yacht Rabdan is owned by the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
The family owns many yachts including Dubai, Dubawi and the Silver Yacht Esmeralda.
The yacht Dubawi is a converted cruise ship. Also the yachts Quattroelle and Quattroelle Shadow are owned by by Sheikh Hamdan.
Sheikh Hamdan’s brother Mansoor is the owner of the Benetti Yacht Code 8. We also think that the Benetti DXB is owned by the Al Maktoum family. The Trinity Sapphire was owned by the family, but sold in 2014.
Update: The Benetti yacht DXB is owned by Mohammed Obaid Al Zaabi. He is CEO of OBK Investments, based in Dubai.
As far as we are aware of Sheikh Hamdan is not married yet. His father is reportedly married 6 times. Sheikh Hamdan’s mother is Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum. She is the senior wife and consort of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
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Sheikh Hamdan owns many cars. He is often seen in a Mercedes G63 AMG. A Mercedes G63 AMG is a large and fast SUV with 577hp.
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