F1 and Winter Berthing

by Yas Marina, 20th May 2019

Middle East’s premier marina, invites yacht owners to start their Winter yachting season by securing trackside spots for the highly anticipated international race weekend, by availing early bird rates before 31st August

Abu Dhabi, May 2019: Yas Marina, the region’s finest leisure and lifestyle Marina, has officially opened bookings for the 2019 FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX, marking the start of the winter yachting season. Yacht owners are invited to secure their trackside spots before 31st d      August in preparation for the UAE capital’s biggest event. The F1® weekend is more than just a race and will feature international headline concerts, after-race parties, F&B offers and more; kicking off a season of festivities around Abu Dhabi and the neighboring Emirates.

Experience the world’s most glamourous and electric F1® in Abu Dhabi

The grand finale to the world’s most spectacular racing series returns to Yas Marina Circuit from 29th November till 1st December. The regions popular leisure and lifestyle destination invites F1® fans to feel the thrill and celebrate in style from sought-after spots on the beautiful, trackside marina waters. A selection of track, and non-track view berths for yachts from 10 meters to 150 meters are available during the prestigious event, providing the ultimate front row seats on the water. Yachts enthusiasts can soak up all the electric atmosphere and glamour of the world’s only twilight race which could potentially decide the prestigious F1 driver’s championship title. 

The Yas Marina has been host to some of the biggest, most luxurious super yachts in the world throughout the years. In celebration of the eleventh edition of the iconic race, the F1® berth packages include generous allocation of Yas Marina guests and crew passes based on the boat size, access to Thursday Pit Lane Walk and Oasis areas of Yas Marina Circuit and the post-race nightly concerts, the option to buy additional Yas Marina VIP passes, guest passes and services. Expect top international headline artists, with previous concerts including the likes of Rihanna, Pharrell Williams, Jay-Z, The Weekend, Guns N Roses, Sam Smith, and Pink.

Yacht owners can avail up to 15% discount on berthing packages when bookings and payments are made by 31st August. Securing front row berths to the ultimate racing and yachting event of the year.

Indulge in the luxuries of a 5 Gold Anchor Marina

The 5 Gold Anchors awarded marina offers yachts a range of benefits with world-class facilities and amenities. The knowledgeable and well-trained staff are dedicated to ensuring stays are as enjoyable and relaxing as possible with services both on and offshore. The FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX is a highlight in yacht owner’s calendars. Owners can experience the event and further explore the region with Yas Marina as their ideally located homeport during the winter months with year-round sunshine.

During the winter months, Yas Marina becomes the epicenter of Abu Dhabi’s social scene, offering an unparalleled experience. The marina is home to a range of nine, licensed international restaurant and bar experiences, including Italian fine dining at Cipriani. Over the race weekend the marina welcomes over 24,000 party goers, celebrating the weekend in style. Yacht guests can also enjoy luxury onboard catering, servicing, and delivery as they host and party into the evenings.

For visiting yachts, Yas Marina’s facilities include an onsite foreign flag vessel clearance, assistance with maritime regulations and navigation licenses, petrol station and bunkering for larger yachts, electricity supply from 16-1,000 amps, fresh water supply, assistance with maritime regulations and navigation licenses, marina wide Wi-Fi, waste disposal, and black and grey water pump out. Yacht owners and crew can also take advantage of the technical and haul out facilities at nearby Mussafah Port, which are competitively priced at up to 15% cheaper than European facilities.

Yas Marina’s competitive annual rates, includes a three-year discounted berthing option for superyachts over 55 meters, and a dedicated Crew Program invites berth holders to enjoy year-round discounts across Yas Island’s dining, leisure and entertainment venues, plus access to exclusive Member Only events. Further more this year Yas Marina will be opening a new members lounge and private members concierge service.

Explore the cultural capital of the UAE

Yas Marina is situated in the heart of Yas Island and offers easy access to other attractions around the island. Yas Island is home to internationally acclaimed theme parks Ferrari World, Warner Brothers World, Water World, leisure destination Du Arena, links golf course, private beach clubs and the capitals most preferred shopping and entertainment destination, Yas Mall. If the visitors are not already spoilt for choice around Yas Island, Abu Dhabi is home to historic sites, heritage attractions, world class golfing and polo events, and iconic landmarks.

Renowned for its culture and heritage, Abu Dhabi offers visitors a host of destinations to explore, events to attend, and a host of international culinary experiences to indulge in. Home to the enthralling Louvre, the magnificent grand mosque, evergreen mangroves, and the picturesque empty quarter; there’s something for everyone. Visitors can explore neighboring cities and emirates like Dubai, Al Ain or Ras-Al-Khaimah by a quick car drive, or sail around the coastline in the warm glistening blue waters of the Gulf.

With the attractive Early Bird offer yacht owners are encouraged to reserve their spots to avoid disappointment and enjoy the winter season in the UAE from the comfort of the marina.


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