Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Since its highly acclaimed debut in 2009, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has become a leading event on the sporting calendar.
Crowds of 50,000 descend onto the beautiful Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, to witness the final race of the Formula 1 World Championship. Sponsored by Etihad Airways, the race takes place on the ground-breaking Yas Marina Circuit which was designed by the renowned Grand Prix architect, Hermann Tilke. The 55 laps start as the Middle Eastern sun begins to set and ends in a beautifully illuminated blur of the world’s most spectacular supercars under the night sky. After each race, additional entertainment comes in the form of A-list performances in the du Arena, with previous performances from the likes of Prince and Beyoncé.
The instant popularity of this prestigious event has seen Yas Island become a hub of Superyacht activity throughout the weekend, attracting some of the world’s most impressive luxury superyachts into the marina. It is the perfect event for an unforgettable private or corporate yacht charter where you can experience fantastic views of the drama as it unfolds in a luxury setting like no other.
the perfect event for an unforgettable private or corporate yacht charter
LOCAL DESTINATION INFORMATION
The largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates, in recent years Abu Dhabi has begun to emerge from the shadow of its neighbour Dubai. Just 50 years ago it was a quaint fishing village comprising a fort, a few coral buildings and a smattering of barasti huts yet today it is one of the globes most exciting and ambitious destinations while still retaining a relaxed and traditional feel.
The shoreline of the Middle East holds a treasure trove of sheer opulence and stunning landscape beauty. Offering fascinating opportunities for invigorating adventure in superb extravagance, the Middle East is rapidly increasing in popularity for luxury yacht charters. Home to some of the world’s most magnificent sights and astounding splendour, this renowned destination is a true wonder.
A place where traditional Bedouin customs coexist with cosmopolitan Western lifestyle, iconic buildings punctuate the vast skyline and the desert plains are carved with luxurious offerings amongst bustling souks and sprawling five star resorts.