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Dusseldorf, Germany– Gulf Craft with its dealer Drettmann International arrive at boot Düsseldorf 2019 for another year of success. Gulf Craft has already started the year by winning the coveted 'Best Asia-Built Motor Yacht' award for its Majesty 62.  The elegant "owner-manageable" Majesty 62 family yacht won the top honour at the prestigious Christofle Yacht Style Awards held in Phuket, Thailand.

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Florida, October 31, 2018 – Mohammed Alshaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft wins another global recognition for his remarkable contributions to the world's leisure marine industry over the last thirty-six years. The International Superyacht Society recognizes him as the Business Person of the Year at the 28th ISS Design & Leadership Awards Gala event held on 31st October 2018 in Florida, USA.

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Abu Dhabi – After a successful month in its Cannes and Monaco Yacht shows, Emirates based Gulf Craft is set to exhibit at the first ever Abu Dhabi International Boat Show 2018 with an impressive line-up of superyachts, yachts and boats. The award-winning Majesty 135 and Majesty 100 superyachts along with Nomad 55, Silvercraft 36 CC, Slivercraft 36 HT and the Silvercraft 31 leisure boats are all part of the exciting line up.

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Dubai, August 30, 2018 – In line with its vision to evolve as a pioneering shipyard, Gulf Craft ups its game with the evolution of the timeless Majesty 125 superyacht M/Y AltaVita, as it delivers the next level of perfection. A real standout in its class, the latest Majesty 125 is the sixth in the series to be built and the third to be delivered in Europe.

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Gulf Craft strengthens their team for growth

Gulf Craft has appointed Gregory Yeakle to be their new Chief Executive Officer. One of the world’s largest luxury ship builders, Gulf Craft is based in the United Arab Emirates. The group has grown into a leading global business over the course of the past 37 years. He succeeds Erwin Bamps who held the position for the past 4 years and has now moved on to a new role as advisor to the board for international matters. 

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Gulf Craft, in conjunction with its exclusive dealer, Australian Superyachts, rode a wave of success with the premiere of Majesty 100 M/Y Oneworld at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - the Southern Hemisphere's premier boating festival. Celebrating a monumental achievement of being held for the 30th year, the show was held from 24 –27 May, 2018 at The Marine Village.

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Drettmann International Sells Majesty 100 Superyacht

Drettmann International, representing the Majesty Yachts product line of the Emirates based shipyard Gulf Craft, for the European market, Russia and Ukraine, is pleased to announce the sale of the next Majesty 100 superyacht to an experienced Russian yacht owner.  The project will be built for the owner’s private use together with his family. She will be soon joining her sister-ships in the Mediterranean.

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Gulf Craft, in conjunction with its exclusive Australian Dealer, Australian superyachts, is pleased to announce the delivery of the Majesty 100 M/Y ONEWORLD to an experienced Australian yacht owner.  'Oneworld' is fully customized for commercial charters in Australia and will soon commence operations on the East Coast of Australia with Oneworld Charters.

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Dubai, March 13, 2018 – Gulf Craft, UAE's pioneering yacht and boat builder, continued its winning performance at the region’s most influential boat show with the sale of 5 yachts and boats from across the range. Having achieved total sales worth 85 million dirhams (USD $23m) during the 5-day international show, Gulf Craft foresees greater sales momentum in the coming months.

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Dubai, January 21, 2018 – After a series of highly successful launches at some of the  major leisure marine shows around the globe, Gulf Craft and Drettmann Yachts will jointly showcase Gulf Craft’s latest superyacht model - Majesty 100 to a highly discerning clientele featuring high-net worth individuals, yachting and boating enthusiasts, industry specialists and boat prospects.    

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Dubai, 22 November 2017:  Yas Marina will come alive with activity this weekend as race week rolls into the UAE capital.  The vibrant waterfront location, whose buzzing nightspots and restaurants attract a cosmopolitan clientele, will welcome scores of guests for the year’s most glamorous sporting event, the 2017 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

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Gulf Craft Yachts Hold Their Value, CEO Says

Dubai – 8 November 2017: Gulf Craft yachts and boats are designed and constructed with the ability to hold their value longer than comparable models from other manufacturers, the CEO of Gulf Craft says.

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Gulf Craft to Impress at Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows

Dubai, UAE – 16 August 2017: Gulf Craft will put the world’s superyacht building fraternity on notice once again at Cannes Yachting Festival and Monaco Yacht Show, this year with the European debut of the latest superyacht addition to its Majesty Yachts brand – the Majesty 100.

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No Destination Beyond Reach for Gulf Craft

Dubai, 10 August 2017 – Gulf Craft has just announced the sale of a passenger vessel, a Touring 36, to a buyer in the remote Polynesian country of Tonga, a speck in the southern Pacific Ocean, more than 8,000 nautical miles from Gulf Craft’s Arabian Peninsula premises.

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Sydney, 1 August 2017 – Gulf Craft along with its Australian dealer, Australian Superyachts, will be participating in the upcoming 2017 Sydney International Boat Show exhibiting both the Majesty 122 (M/Y Ghost II) and the Nomad 65, representing Gulf Craft’s family of yachts specifically designed for comfortable long-distance crusing, underscoring the importance of the Australian market to the UAE based company.

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Dubai, 3 May 2017 – Emirates-based Gulf Craft continues to eye global expansion amid what the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Erwin Bamps, is describing as an “evolutionary and exciting time for the leisure marine industry.” The award-winning yacht and boat builder recently forged new distribution partnerships, and has embarked on a program of major investments and a global strategy that puts evolving client demands at the center of product development.

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Dubai, 28 February 2017 –  All eyes were on Gulf Craft at the Dubai International Boat Show, where the pioneering Emirates-based shipyard impressed guests with the largest fleet of yachts and boats on display, collectively worth well over AED 300 million and accounting for more than 20% of the total value of leisure craft on exhibit at the show. The industry trailblazer also announced multiple global debuts across its diverse portfolio of seaworthy innovations.

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Dubai, UAE – 16 January 2017: Drettmann, a globally recognized dealer of luxury yachts, has expanded its portfolio and is now a sales partner with award-winning shipyard Gulf Craft for the European continent and Russia. A Bremen-based family business, Drettmann continues to focus on expansion, with this new partnership representing an exciting step in that direction.

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Dubai, UAE – 8 January 2017: Emirates-based shipyard, Gulf Craft, has announced that all its fly-bridge motor yachts it manufactures for the UAE market will meet Dubai Water Canal requirements. The company’s fleet of Majesty Yachts and Nomad Yachts will all be constructed in accordance with the height limits of Dubai Water Canal, as specified by the regulator, the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

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Umm Al Quwain, UAE – 28th December 2016: Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammad Al Nahyan payed a visit, to Gulf Craft’s shipyards in Umm Al Quwain. Mohammed Hussein AlShaali, Chairman of Gulf Craft, welcomed Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammad Al Nahyan to the manufacturing facilities of the company, known to be the number one superyacht builder in the GCC.

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Dubai, UAE,  8th December 2016: The ambitious Dubai Canal project will change how boating is perceived in the UAE, inspiring more people to explore the possibilities of on-water living and entertainment, according to one of the world’s leading superyacht builders.

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Qatari yachting community witnesses exceptional growth

Dubai, UAE,  7th December 2016: Qatar’s yachting community has witnessed exceptional growth, one characterized by a genuine appreciation for the luxury cruising lifestyle, according to the country’s market leader for leisure yachts and boats, Gulf Craft.

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Monaco, 26th September 2016: The UAE’s largest built superyacht, the Majesty 155, has arrived in Monaco today. Made in the United Arab Emirates by superyacht builder Gulf Craft, the Majesty 155 is part of the company’s regal participation at the Monaco Yacht Show.

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Gulf Craft launches second award-winning Majesty 122

Dubai, UAE, 4th July 2016: Gulf Craft, the world’s innovative builder of luxury yachts and leisure boats, is excited to announce the launch of the second edition of its award-winning Majesty 122 superyacht (M/Y Ghost II).

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Dubai, 8 March 2016 – Gulf Craft sold AED 80 million (USD 22 million) worth of luxury yachts and leisure boats across its range at this year’s Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), the Emirates-based builder revealed today, signifying considerable market resilience amid a challenging global economic landscape.

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Gulf Craft Brings Luxury Sea Travel to Oman

Muscat, Oman, 14th January 2016 – Oman’s passionate seafarers are developing a growing interest in luxury sea travel and new oceangoing experiences, according to the country’s market leader for recreational yachts and boats, Gulf Craft.

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