Superyachts and Five Star Luxury Destination
The Jeddah Yacht Club and Marina (JYC), the first of its kind along the Red Sea Coast, officially opened in March 2022 as an entry point to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Yacht Club is open to the public who can enjoy a variety of fine dinining restaurants along the boardwalk and stunning views towards the Red Sea. If you are looking for the best places to visit in Jeddah you should definitely check out new Jeddah Yacht Club.
The new Jeddah Yacht Club is capable of accommodating over 100 yachts and superyachts, JYC offers customs and immigration services for all vessels entering the region. Designed for luxury, the yacht club offers world-class facilities, including five-star restaurants, a wellness center, business center, lounges, concierge services, and various water sports. The new Edition Hotel is also scheduled to open in the near future, InshaAllah with a fabulous sea view location.
Five Star Dining, Retail & Waterfront Location
Jeddah Yacht Club Restaurants offers a variety of fine dining experiences including Le Comptoir de Nicole, Mashi No Mashi, Le Vesuvio, Madeo, Emmy Squared Pizza, Karamna and Lexus F Club Lounge. Karamna is a unique Lebanese restaurant that offers fine dining both inside their restaurant as well as on their yacht. JYC also offers a Beach Club by Omnia which has incredible views over the Red Sea as well as Sky Lounge in the Jeddah Yacht Club Tower. Jeddah Yacht Club also offers great views over the Al Rahma Mosque and is located next to the Jeddah Formula 1 Grand Prix Track. You can check out our complete guide to Restaurants at Jeddah Yacht Club for the full list of restaurants and cafes at Jeddah Yacht Club.
Preliminary Regatta of 37th America's Cup
With the Red Sea's stunning coastline, and its strategic location between the Mediterranean and Asia, Jeddah Yacht Club is positioned as a superb superyacht destination. Jeddah Yact Club is also due to host the second Preliminary Regatta of 37th America's Cup, which is one of the most prestigious competitons in international sailing.
The event is in partnership with the Ministry of Sport and the Saudi Sailing Federation who have significant ambitions for the rapid growth of sailing in Saudi Arabia across many top-level sailing events and classes as part of its Vision 2030 ambitions.
Saudi Sailing Federation
The Saudi Sailing Federation is the national governing body for the sport and is dedicated to developing and promoting sailing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, and wingfoiling throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. They are striving to make sailing accessible to everyone, regardless of age, gender, or ability. The Federation also aims to increase participation and elevate the standards of sailing within the country.
Hassan Kabbani, Chairman of the Saudi Sailing Federation said, “We welcome the America's Cup organisation and sailors from around the world to Saudi Arabia and to Jeddah. It is an honour to be selected to host an America's Cup Preliminary Regatta and to be able to showcase to the sailing community the wonderful conditions we have. I can assure everyone of a warm welcome."
“This is one of the fastest growing sports markets in the world and has a maritime heritage that is ready to be reignited for all Saudi women and men.” explains Samia Bagdady CEO of the Saudi Sailing Federation, a kite surfer and sailor herself.