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MOONLIGHT II Yacht – Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s $100M Superyacht

Specifications

Description

The exceptional MOONLIGHT 2 yacht, also known as MOONLIGHT II, is owned by Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. She was built by Neorion Syros Shipyards in 2006 and features interior design from Lally Poulias and Alpha Marine. She features naval architecture from Murray & Associates.

The MOONLIGHT 2 yacht is unrivaled in her class thanks to her lavish amenities and her expansive guest accommodation. She has a splendid atmosphere that makes for the best superyacht lifestyle experiences. 

Name:Moonlight 2
Length:91.4 m (299 ft)
Guests:36 in 18 cabins
Crew:35 in 16 cabins
Builder:Neorion Syros Shipyards
Designer:Lally Poulias
Interior Designer:Lally Poulias
Year:2006
Speed:17 knots
Engines:Caterpillar
Volume:3,056 ton
Price:US $100 million
Annual Running Cost:US $8 – 10 million
Owner:Sultan bin Khalifa al Nahyan

MOONLIGHT 2 yacht interior

Lally Poulias and Alpha Marine designed the opulent interior of the MOONLIGHT 2 yacht. She has accommodation for 36 guests in 18 cabins, a feature that makes her a desirable charter yacht.

There is cabin space for 36 crew members ensuring the promise of luxury onboard the superyacht. The design features Grecian-inspired interiors with a subtle azure and arctic white color palette. 

The MOONLIGHT 2 yacht is brimming with activities for the vast number of guests to enjoy while onboard. It has extensive spa facilities with beauty and hair treatments or a steam room.

There is also a gym for guests to remain active while on board. The deck jacuzzi is the perfect setting to soak up the bubbles. She features relaxation and dining areas that are ideal places for the guests to celebrate.

Complimenting this is the wine cellar that is temperature and humidity-controlled with storage for over 500 wine bottles. There are conference facilities, a helipad space, and a gentleman club.

Her extensive areas include a beach club on her aft with three shell doors and platforms that open as a swimming platform. The beach club is also a perfect spot for sundowners with a bar and balcony.

There is also a medical facility on board. The MOONLIGHT II yacht is filled with water toys to enjoy the yachting experience, including waterskis, a Seabob, wakeboards, fishing equipment, and snorkeling gear.

Exterior

The builder of the impressive MOONLIGHT 2 was Neorion Syros Shipyards, a Greek yacht building company. The naval architecture of the yacht was designed by Murray & Associates.

She was built with a teak deck, steel hull, and an aluminum superstructure. She was delivered in 2006 and refitted in 2015, where she was extended by 6.1m.

Specifications

The impressive yacht has a length of 91.4m, a beam of 14.44m, and a draft of 4.15m. She has a displacement of 3052 gross tons and features 2 Caterpillar engines.

The MOONLIGHT II yacht has a cruising speed of 14 knots and a maximum speed of 15 knots, with an impressive range of 5000 nautical miles.

She has at-anchor stabilizers that make her a smooth and enjoyable experience on the water. The $100 million yacht has an $8 – $10 million upkeep cost per year.

MOONLIGHT II yacht owner  – Khalifa Bin Zayed

The owner of the MOONLIGHT 2 yacht is the president of the United Arab Emirates, Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. According to Forbes, the Emir of Abu Dhabi is the hereditary ruler of the emirates and is one of the wealthiest monarchs in the world.

He runs one of the most significant sovereign wealth funds with a reported asset list of $830 billion. He has a personal net worth of $18 billion.