2018 #AbuDhabiGP Berths

5th July 2018

Yas Marina opens registration for berth bookings during the 10th anniversary, FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX

Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 2018: Yas Marina, the popular leisure destination, has unveiled berthing rates and packages for the tenth anniversary of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Yacht owners are welcomed to celebrate the milestone anniversary, viewing the race in style on the glistening waters of Yas Marina. Early berthing registrations, recommended before 31th July, are highly encouraged to avoid missing out on this ultimate, thrilling weekend.


From 22nd until  25th November, the UAE’s event of ten year welcomes sports fans and glamorous crowds from around the world. Those looking to be part of the action can now register to secure front row seats on the water, in close proximity to the track. Yas Marina’s world-class venue boasts 227 berths and can accommodate yachts from 8m to 150m, with rates starting from AED13,808 for non-track view and AED32,727 for track views. The venue has been host to some of the biggest and most luxurious super yachts in the world throughout previous years.


Berthing packages include a wide range of attractive benefits including, Yas Marina guest passes, which provide access to stunning trackside pontoons and post-race concerts. The celebratory ten year event is gearing up to be an unforgettable spectacle, with initial acts announced, Grammy Awards-winning, multi-platinum-selling ‘The Weekend’, and renowned, iconic rock band, ‘Guns and Roses’. On Tuesday 3rd July the third artist was unveiled to the public, mega pop star, British singer and songwriter Sam Smith will hit the stage on Saturday 25th November, performing some of his greatest hits for the first time in UAE.


Newly appointed, Billy Canellas, General Manager at Yas Marina comments, “This year’s special 10th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, is gearing up to be better than ever, promising an unrivalled exhilarating sporting event followed by glamorous after-parties at our award-winning venues. Following the increasing annual berthing demand shown in recent years, we highly recommend early expression of interest for F1® devotees and yacht owners to avoid disappointment. Interest can be registered through our convenient online portal, as berth spots, including those with coveted track-views, are secured on a first come, first served basis.”


Yas Marina becomes the epicenter of Abu Dhabi’s social scene during F1®, offering an unparalleled experience. The promenade is home to a range of licensed restaurants and lounges, and welcomes electrifying atmosphere with race weekend live entertainment, pop-up venues and dazzling after parties. Catering to all tastes with cuisine ranging from savory Mediterranean to classic American, and simple Italian food made to perfection, guests are spoilt for choice and may even catch a glimpse of their favourite celebrities in the crowd.


Race weekend berth packages are available from 18th till 25th November 2018, captains and crew can take advantage of the turnkey solutions that Yas Marina provides over the race weekend, allowing yacht owners to soak up the ambience and enjoy the race.


Registration forms are now available online and can be found on: Visitors showing interest, fills in the forms, and provides their details - will get a phone call by Yas Marina’s sales team starting on 1st August.


2018 Berthing Packages include:

  • Berthing from 18th – 25th November 2018
  • Track & non-track view options available
  • Generous allocation of Yas Marina guest and crew passes based on the boat size
  • General admission access to the post-race nightly concerts
  • Access to Thursday Pit Lane Walk
  • Access to the Oasis areas at Yas Marina Circuit’s Grandstands
  • Option to buy additional Yas Marina VIP Passes and Guest Passes that are only available to berth holders.
  • Large live feed television screens located in the marina
  • Access to Wi-Fi, power and water
  • Onsite management office with bathrooms and showers
  • 24-hour berthing assistance
  • Boat and buggy transfers
  • Onboard catering, servicing, and delivery options available
  • 9 of the best restaurant, bars, lounges, and nightclubs on Yas Island

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