Yas Marina is Abu Dhabi’s premier lifestyle destination to dock, dine, and discover the vibrant capital of the UAE. The 5 Gold Anchor Platinum accreditation, awarded to Yas Marina by The Yacht Harbour Association (TYHA), is the industry’s highest accolade with only five other marinas given the status by TYHA. Yas Marina becomes the first marina in the UAE and GCC to hold the accreditation, consolidating its position as a leading superyacht hub.
“We could not be prouder to have been awarded the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum status,” said Billy Canellas, General Manager of Yas Marina. “The reward is a true testament ot the hard work and dedication of our team at Yas Marina to deliver the highest standard of service to its members and visitors, as well as the state-of-the-art facilities we provide. We’re honoured to be placed amongst the best in the world and will strive to keep raising the bar.”
Jon White CMP, General Manager of The Yacht Harbour Association, commended the UAE marina on receiving the accolade. “My sincere congratulations to the team at Yas Marina for achieving the 5 Gold Anchor Platinum standard,” commented White. “The Platinum standard was originally designed to recognise the small number of luxury marinas in the world that deliver the ultimate marina experience to a very discerning customer base.
“Following the significant investment and work in recent years, Yas Marina now definitely deserves this recognition and accolade.”
Significant investment over the last decade has seen Yas Marina establish itself as one of the premier destinations in the UAE for yachting enthusiasts. With berthing available for some of the largest superyachts in the world, up to 175m in length, Yas Marina complements this with a full service from concierge through to crew programs and a vibrant shore-side destination.
Abu Dhabi is a thrilling destination for those willing to discover luxury and adventure in in new surroundings. International superyachts and guests are drawn to the excitement of events such as the renowned Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, while wide-ranging leisure activities can fill itineraries with everything from wakeboarding through to luxury shopping outlets.
You can discover more about Yas Marina and Abu Dhabi as a superyacht destination by watching our SY Original Series, Abu Dhabi InDepth.