Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the owner of the Lurssen yacht Topaz.
Sheikh Mansour is the deputy prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and minister of presidential affairs.
He is the half brother of the President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. He is Vice-
Mubadala is the state owned investment company of Abu Dhabi. In 2016 it merged with the International Petroleum Investment Company, which was founded by Sheikh Mansour.
Mubadala has more than US$ 125 billion in assets. It owns shares in several large companies, such as British Petroleum (2%), the Arab Petroleum Pipelines Company, Advanced Micro Devices and he private equity fund The Carlyle Group.
Some sources estimate the net worth of Sheikh Mansour al Nahyan at US$ 38 billion and the net worth of the Al Nahyan family at US$ 150 billion.
Al Nahyan Family
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 al Nahyan Family owns many of the world’s largest yachts, including Azzam (owned by Sheikh Khalifa), Moonlight (owned by Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa al Nahyan), Rabdan (owned by The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi) and Yas (owned by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zahyed al Nahyan).
We find reports of Sheikh Mansour owning a Gulfstream private jet, but we cannot find any actual registration number. Do you know more about a private jet owned by Sheikh Mansour? Please do send us a message.
Sheikh Mansour will no doubt have access to the Abu Dhabi Amiri fleet (the royal air fleet), which includes Boeing 747, 767 and 787 airplanes.
Sheikh Mansour is actively investing in sport. Since 2008 he is the owner of the City Football Group, known for Manchester City F.C, Melbourne City F.C and New York City F.C.
Sheikh Mansour owns a collection of rare and expensive cars. His collection includes several Bugatti Veyrons, a Ferarri 599XX, a McLaren MC12, a Ferrar F40, a Mercedes CLK GTR, a Lamborghini Reventon and many other cars.
For daily use Sheikh Mansour owns several Mercedes G63 AMG and (white colored) Range Rover cars.
Sheikh Mansour lives in a large palace in Abu Dhabi.
The yacht Topaz is one of the world’s largest yachts. She was built at Lurssen yachts and delivered to her owner Sheikh Mansour in 2012.
The yacht is designed by Tim Heywood and has an interior by Terence Disdale. There is no confirmed data available, but the yacht is supposed to accommodate 52 guests in 26 staterooms and a crew (and staff) of 79 in 40 cabins.
Most photos of Topaz on this page by Raphael Belly.
Update: We heard Sheikh Mansour is building a bigger yacht at Lurssen. 2nd Update: we were told that Project Sassi (which was damaged beyond repair in a September 2018 dry dock fire) was the new project for Sheikh Mansour.
We also heard that Sheikh Mansour gifted the yacht Topaz to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia (before the fire) as part of a Leonardo Da Vinci painting purchase deal.
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