About

Gulf Craft

Gulf Craft, the world’s innovative builder of luxury yachts and leisure boats, has served the aspirations of passionate seafarers for more than three decades. The award-winning manufacturer is one of the world’s leading superyacht shipyards, a merit it has achieved through continuous investment in research and development.

Founded in the Emirates in 1982, Gulf Craft continues to redefine the on-water living experience with its wide variety of premium craft, ranging from 27 feet to 155 feet in length. Deploying advanced technology, powerful engineering, and timeless design, Gulf Craft builds each creation to meet the diverse requirements of its discerning clientele, transforming travel by sea into a journey worth indulging in.

With an expanding portfolio that includes the enchanting Majesty Yachts, the oceangoing Nomad Yachts, Silvercraft fishing boats and family cruisers, and Oryx sport yachts and cruisers, Gulf Craft has built an enduring legacy.

Our Story

1982

Gulf Craft in 1982

With a modest 218,000 square foot facility in Ajman, UAE, Gulf Craft initially produced 14 foot runabouts for the local market. Sport Fishing 24 was Gulf Craft's first fishing boat.

1985

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Gulf Craft introduced two of its legendary boats- Hamoor 30 and Ambassador 24.

1989

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Gulf Craft introduced another model of its famous 31 feet series and called it the Dolphin 31.

1992

The Adora 53 by Gulf Craft

The Adora 53, the first complex yacht to be built by Gulf Craft was launched. This craft remained as one of the most desirable and popular yacht models in the Middle East for years to come.

1997

Launch of the Majesty 86 by Gulf Craft

Majesty 86 launched.

2000

Gulf Craft expands to the Maldives

The 100,000 square foot facility producing top quality yachts, pleasure boats, and rapid transport vessels was launched in the Maldives.

2001

Gulf Craft opens in Umm Al Quwain

Gulf Craft’s largest manufacturing facility opened in Umm Al Quwain in the Middle East, complete with 150 ton travel lift and launching bay. Millenium 118, Gulf Craft's first superyacht over 30m, was launched.

2003

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Gulf Craft launched the brand and product range Majesty Yachts in an ambitious drive to develop the region’s first full line-up of luxury yachts.

2002

2006

Oryx Sport Yachts & Cruisers

Gulf Craft introduced the Oryx product line to fill an existing gap between large yachts and small pleasure craft. Specializing in sport yachts and open cruisers, Gulf Craft's Oryx brand gained recognition among a younger target market.

2008

Silvercraft Fishing Boats & Family Cruisers

Born from the 27 years boat building experience, the Silvercraft range was established to represent Gulf Craft’s wide and diverse range of smaller family and fishing boats.

2011

Gulf Craft launches the Gulf 95 Exp

Gulf Craft launched the Gulf 95 Exp at the Dubai International Boat Show – presented a new approach to explorer yacht design that maximizes onboard living space and comfort.

2012

Gulf Craft launches the Majesty 135

Gulf Craft launched its largest superyacht ever built – the Majesty 135 – further solidifying the company’s position as a major player in the prestigious global superyacht market.

2014

Gulf Craft Shipyard

Gulf Craft has clinched a top 10 ranking among the world superyacht-building shipyards, according to the Boat International Global Order book report. Majesty 105 was announced as a finalist of The World Superyacht Awards 2014.

2015

Gulf Craft launches the Majesty 155

Gulf Craft launched its present-day flagship Majesty 155, showing customer confidence in the yard’s products. Catering to an evergrowing demand for long-range, fuel efficient yachts, Gulf Craft also introduced the Nomad Yachts brand.

2016

Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder at Singapore Yacht Show

During a private event at the Singapore Yacht Show, Gulf Craft received the 2016 ‘Best Asian Motor Yacht Builder’ award, underlining the Emirates-based manufacturer’s global recognition for its commitment to quality and innovation.

2016

The Majesty 122 wins 'Quality and Value Award'

Gulf Craft was recognized for its unique ability to deliver both quality and value to its clientele by one of the most coveted recognitions in the international superyacht manufacturing industry, the World Superyacht Awards. The Majesty 122 (M/Y Nashwan) competed against 66 internationally produced superyachts & won the ‘Quality and Value Award’ marking yet another milestone for Gulf Craft.

2016

The Majesty 200 by Gulf Craft, UAE

Gulf Craft announced plans to start manufacturing megayachts marking the Emirates-based builder’s entry into the exclusive league of global megayacht manufacturers. The announcement was made at the 2016 Monaco Yacht Show, where Gulf Craft revealed the riveting new concept designs for the 61-meter Majesty 200 and the 53-meter Majesty 175.

2017

Gulf Craft Celebrates 35 Years!

Dubai International Boat Show 2017 marked a great milestone for Gulf Craft as the company celebrates 35 years. Gulf Craft launched numerous models at the show including the super Majesty 100, first of a kind Silvercraft 48 HT and the Silvercraft 36 HT Cabin.

2017

 Majesty 155 Wins Best Asian Built Yacht

Named ‘Best Asian Built Yacht’ at the 2017 edition of the Asia Boating Awards, the Majesty 155 is Gulf Craft’s flagship superyacht and is also the largest semi-production superyacht built in the Emirates. The model was recognized for her ability to combine unparalleled seagoing performance with timeless luxury.

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