The Oil Sheikhs have to spend their billions somehow.
The 462.60ft Conversion motor yacht motor yacht ‘Yas’ was built by ADM Shipyards in United Arab Emirates at their Abu Dhabi shipyard , she was delivered to her owner in 2015. Pierrejean Design Studio is responsible for her beautiful exterior and interior design.
Yas offers accommodation for up to 60 guests. She is also capable of carrying up to 56 crew onboard to ensure a relaxed luxury yacht experience.
On the upper decks, a flight deck with safety rails that retract flush to the floor will accommodate the owner’s helicopter. The vast curved wall of glass that sweeps round the front section of the upper decks. Behind the glass, which darkens for privacy when an electric current is passed though it, is the bridge and the owner’s suite, complete with private terrace. More than 500 pieces of glass, each specially cast, were used in the construction, which the designers admit was the most technically difficult part of the job.
Powered by 2 MTU 10,492hp diesel engines and propelled by her twin screw propellers Motor yacht Yas is capable of a top speed of 26 knots, and comfortably cruises at 23 knots.
Spa, Helipad, Swimming Pool, Tender Garage, Swimming Platform, Dynamic Positioning, Elevator / Lift
Among many special features are a helipad, a pool/spa aft deck and an audio-visual entertainment system which is the most extensive and sophisticated aboard a yacht. Yas is the first yacht from the shipyard and is built on the hull of a former Dutch-built navy frigate. The new superstructure is the largest ever built in composite.
Yas’s distinctive narrow profile was built on the steel hull of a former Royal Dutch Navy Frigate built in 1978. Her frigate hull and lightweight composite superstructure help to enable the enormous vessel to reach impressive speeds of up to 26 knots.