Dennis Washington -
Yacht Name: Attessa
Yacht Length: 100 m (328 ft)
Guests: 28 in 14 cabins
Crew: 21 in 10 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 150 million
Owners Name: Dennis Washington
Owners Net Worth: US$ 6.2 billion
Owners Company: Washington
Owners Country: USA
Attessa IV was built as Evergreen for the founder of Evergreen Shipping
Attessa was build as Evergreen
The yacht Attessa IV was originally built as Evergreen for Chang Yu-
A 3,5 year long refit
During a 3,5 year long reconstruction period, the yacht was totally rebuild under project management of the Washington Yachting Group. The bow, stern and superstructure were all changed, with a totally new interior lay out.
Accommodation for 28 guests
She can accommodate 28 guests, serviced by a crew of 21. The value of Attessa IV is estimated at USD 150 million. In 2012 Bill Gates was using the yacht Attessa for a family holiday in Belize. Photos on this page by Christo303. The yacht Attessa is not available for charter. But enquire now, for your ultimate charter experience on similar yachts!
Dennis Washington owns three yachts
Dennis Washington is the owner of three luxury yachts: the Feadship Attessa, the Evergreen yacht Attessa IV and the ocean going tug -
The Washington Group
Washington (born 1934) owns a large consortium of companies known as the Washington Companies. Part of the Washington Group is Seaspan Marine Corporation, which is active in marine services. Seaspan includes three shipyards, barge transportation, tug services and a ferry business. Washington started working at his uncle’s construction company. At the age of 30 he purchased a bulldozer and started his own construction company. In five years time his company was the largest contractor in Montana.
In the 1980’s he bought a copper mine in Montana, this company named Montana Resources is worth more than US$ 1 billion.
Dennis Washington has owned several yachts, all named Attessa. In 1987 his 144ft yacht Attessa (now named Huntress) was used in the movie ‘Overboard’, starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russel. And in 1993 his Attessa was featured in the Demi Moore movie Indecent Proposal.
Net worth and philanthropy
His estimated net worth is around US$ 6 billion. Dennis Washington is an active philanthropist through his Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation, having donated more than US$ 130 million.
Dennis Washington owns several private jets and helicopters. His fleet includes a Boeing 737 business jet, with registration N162WC a Eurocopter EC135 with registration N161WC, a BAE Hawker 800, with registration N164WC and another Eurocopter EC135 with registration N165WC. The latter is permanently based on his yacht Attessa IV.