After four years of construction, ADMShipyards in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has launched its first superyacht, Yas. She was built under the project name Swift141, which highlights her key features: She is 141 meters (462 feet) and fast, with a cruising speed of 20 knots and a top speed of 26 knots. Parisian firm Pierrejean Design created both her sleek exterior and her interior, which will be able to accommodate up to 60 guests, with as many crew. As for her construction, Yas features a composite superstructure built on the steel hull of a former UAE Navy frigate.
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This article originally appeared in the February 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.