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.
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.
Gulf Craft introduced two of its legendary boats- Hamoor 30 and Ambassador 24.
Gulf Craft introduced another model of its famous 31 feet series and called it the Dolphin 31.
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.
Majesty 86 launched.
The 100,000 square foot facility producing top quality yachts, pleasure boats, and rapid transport vessels was launched in the Maldives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.