Yacht Name: Al Diriyah -
Owners Name: Ahmed Zaki Yamaani -
The previous owner of Al Diriyah was Nasser al Rashid, who sold her to Sheih Ahmed Zaki Yaamani when his Lady Moura was delivered.
Ahmed Zaki Yamani is the owner of the yacht Al Diriyah.
In July 1982 Yamani founded Investcorp, private equity firm, with several other oil ministers and well-
The firm's initial investments included Tiffany & Co., Breguet, a Swiss watch maker, and Chaumet, a French jewelers. Yamani, himself known to be a watch lover, also became majority shareholder of Vacheron Constantin in 1987.
In 1996 Yamani's shares were sold to Vendôme Luxury Group, owned by Richemond.
Al Diriyah was built in Japan by National Bulk Carriers in 1960 and named Danginn. Later she was sold to Ronald Perelman who named her Ultima II. When he sold her she was named Serendipity.
Later she was named Massarrah and owned by Nasser Al Rasheed. He sold her to Sheikh Zaki Yamaani when Lady Moura was delivered in 1990. As far a we are aware there are no interior photos available.
The net worth of Sheikh Yamani is estimated at US$ 500 million.
Yamani’s luxury yacht Al Diriyah can often be seen in the South of France. She is not available for charter.
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