One of the world’s leading boat and yacht builders with a fully integrated in-house facility in Umm Al Quwain, Gulf Craft designs, engineers and manufactures all of its products in the UAE. The company is gaining a strong foothold in international yacht markets with its industry innovation – particularly in the use of composites. In September, the company announced its major expansion across Europe to meet growing demand from the continent alongside its focus on the USA and Australian markets. In the first half of 2021, Gulf Craft saw a significant 42 percent increase in new orders, and as the boat and yacht manufacturer’s popularity continues to gain pace it is exploring an expansion of its Umm al Quwain manufacturing facility to accommodate the growth.
Speaking at the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show, Gulf Craft’s Chairman, Mohammed Hussein AlShaali, said. “We have made a significant investment in creating the world’s first fully integrated design and production facility for boats and yachts, with a first-class team developing world-class products. We are proud to be doing it in the UAE and contributing to our country’s economy. The Emirate’s manufacturing industry is on the rise, and we are very pleased to be part of that growth. Gulf Craft has been proudly making boats and yachts in the UAE for 40 years – upholding the centuries old maritime heritage of the Arabian Gulf.
Visitors will find Gulf Craft at the corporate deck M-07 at the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show now until Saturday October 16th, with an array of vessels on display:
Majesty 62 M - Building on the success of her predecessor, the Majesty 62, Gulf Craft introduces a new member of the Majesty brand, the Majesty 62 M. The Majesty 62 M is designed with the Maldivian market in mind, arriving on the scene as a Tropical Weekender: a compact yet spacious luxury yacht.
Majesty 49 – Part of Gulf Crafts flagship range of luxury yachts, the Majesty 49 showcases a styling concept very different from her predecessors, with exhilarating on-water performance and striking angular exteriors
The Silvercraft 47 - The newest member of the Silvercraft family, the Silvercraft 47 sports the brand’s evolved styling, which includes a sleek profile, while retaining the optimized design language to ensure stellar performance, handling and seaworthiness.
Oryx 379 - The Oryx sport yachts & cruisers combine power and performance with exceptional styling. The Oryx 379 is technologically advanced, robust, and elegant which is built for luxury and comfort.
Silvercat 40 Lux - With an unprecedented amount of deck space for passenger enjoyment, the Silvercat 40 Lux is ideal for families wishing to comfortably entertain large groups of guests.
Nomad 95 – The Nomad 95 is a long-range adventure yacht perfect for families who enjoy exploring the high seas, with unique features such as an enclosed upper sky lounge and an uninterrupted 180-degree view of the ocean.
Gulf Craft has built more than 10,000 boats to date, serving clients around the world. The 2019 AEU Safety Award Winner, Gulf Craft was awarded ‘Best in the Show’ at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for its 43.3m Majesty 140 superyacht and in September 2021, the world’s largest composite-built superyacht – the Majesty 175 – was named ‘Revelation of the Year’ at the prestigious World Yacht Trophies, held as part of the Cannes Yachting Festival.
About Gulf Craft:
Gulf Craft is the world’s fully-integrated boat and yacht manufacturer with a proven track-record in designing and delivering high-quality, super-performing vessels that define the contemporary marine lifestyle. A brand of choice in lifestyle boats/yachts, Gulf Craft delivers high-quality personalised vessels for pleasure and for commercial pursuits for clientele across the world.
With a global team of professionals, Gulf Craft is led by a passionate leadership that pushes boundaries and consistently raises the bar in design and performance, underpinned by its flagship Majesty 175, the world’s largest composite production superyacht.
Gulf Craft manufacturers yachts and boats, from 31-foot to 175-foot, which appeal to a wide audience such as touring passenger vessels and has five key brands: Silvercraft – smaller family and fishing boats; Oryx sports yachts and open cruisers; Nomad explorer yachts; the flagship Majesty yachts; and Touring Passenger Vessels. Utilising advanced technology, powerful engineering, timeless design, and world-class craftsmanship. Gulf Craft operates two manufacturing facilities – a 462,000 sq ft facility in Umm Al Quwain and a 100,000-square-foot facility in the Maldives as well as a service centre in Ajman. To date, the company has built over 10,000 boats.
Gulf Craft has the world’s first fully-integrated design and production facility for boats/yachts and evolves constantly to meet customer aspirations. Founded in 1982, Gulf Craft has introduced new and diversified production lines, as well as dealer networks globally.
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