The yacht A+ is one of the world’s largest superyachts. She was built at Lurssen yachts, as Topaz. And was delivered to her owner in 2012.
The Topaz yacht is designed by Tim Heywood.
She 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 she has a crew and staff of 79 in 40 cabins.
The motor yacht is powered by Wärtsilä Diesel Electric engines. Which bring the yacht a top speed of 19 knots. Her cruising speed is 12 knots. Her gross tonnage is 12.532t.
In May 2019 Topaz was named A+. Although a sale was not reported. Update: we were told she was gifted to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia.
Update.: We heard Sheikh Mansour is building a bigger yacht at Lurssen. 2nd Update.: We were told that Project Sassi was his new project. Sassi was damaged beyond repair in a September 2018 dry dock fire.
We also heard that he gifted the yacht Topaz,to the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. As part of a Leonardo Da Vinci painting purchase deal.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
The yacht’s owner is Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan. He is building a new and larger yacht at Lurssen, known as Project Blue.
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