Abu Dhabi, Wednesday, 3rd November 2010: Yas Marina & Yacht Club proudly welcomed one of the world’s largest Gigayacht’s – Dilbar – and her guests to the Marina today. Dilbar is the first of many yachts from around the world that will be arriving in the build up to the upcoming Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Measuring in at an overall length of 110 meters, Dilbar is one of the largest yachts in the world. She was custom built in 2008 by Lurssen Yachts with exterior designing by Tim Heywood and interiors by Alberto Pinto.
“Having experienced the top class service and marina facilities at Yas Marina, we’re happy to be back at this award winning Marina for the upcoming Grand Prix. The owner, his guests, captain and crew are looking forward to the unrivalled festivities and atmosphere over the next couple of weeks”, Tim Armstrong, Dilbar’s Captain said.
Cedric Le Rest, Manager, Yas Marina & Yacht Club added, “We are pleased to welcome Dilbar, her guests and crew back to Yas Marina for another unforgettable Formula One event. The entire Yas Marina team looks forward to this event every year, and this year with the all the new dining and entertainment outlets open, the Yas Marina & Yacht Club will offer our visitors an exciting and unforgettable experience. We’re looking forward to more of the world’s largest yachts to the marina and a great weekend all round”.