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Yacht Secret

Nancy Walton Laurie - Facts

Yacht Name: Secret

Yacht Length: 82 m (271 ft)

Guests: 14 in 7 cabins

Crew: 16 in 8 cabins

Yacht Value: US$ 100 million

Owners Name: Nancy Walton Laurie

Owners Net Worth: US$ 4 billion

Owners Company: Walmart

Owners Country: USA


Nancy Walton Laurie previously owned a 61 meter Feadship, now named Majestic.

The yacht Secret is a 82 meter (270ft) motor yacht built by Abeking & Rasmussen.


Sam Sergiovanni Design

She is designed by Sam Sorgiovanni, while J.W. Harris is responsible for her interior. Harris was also responsible for the interior of Walton’s previous Feadship yacht. Secret was delivered to her owners in 2013. Not much is known about Secret, but she is powered by two Caterpillar diesel engines, giving her a speed of 13 knots. She has a steel hull with an aluminum super structure.


Legal Dispute between Yacht Brokers

Nancy Walton’s ownership of Secret became clear following a legal dispute in the US between two yacht brokers about the distribution of earned sales commission. (Nancy Walton was NOT a party in this dispute). According to Broward County Case CACE11013809, a yacht broker named David Frazer was involved in the sale of Nancy Walton’s previous yacht, also named Secret, to US investor Bruce Sherman. Frazer was fired by the involved yacht broker before closing the sale, but claims a part of the sales commission on the sale.


Charter

The yacht Secret is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.

Nancy Walton Laurie

Nancy Walton Laurie is the daughter of Bud Walton, the brother and business partner of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.


A $ 4 billion stake in Walmart

At Bud's death, she inherited a stake in Wal-Mart now worth USD 4 billion. Nancy Walton is married to Bill Laurie. Nancy and Bill owned the St. Louis Blues hockey team until 2005, when they sold the team to Dave Checketts.


Providence Bank

Nancy and Bill are owners of the Providence Bank. First chartered in 1888, the bank began as the Bank of Lincoln County. In 2007 Nancy Walton Laurie and Bill Laurie purchased the institution and opened a branch in Columbia. In 2008, the board changed the name to Providence Bank. Now it has two branches in Columbia and is headquartered there. The bank has grown its assets aggressively since the Lauries acquired it, pumping up its balance sheet from USD 36 million at the end of 2006 to USD 170 million as of September 2010, according to financial data from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The biggest boost to Providence’s balance sheet came in October 2010 when it acquired the nine remaining branches and some USD 658 million in assets from Premier Bank after the latter was wound down by the FDIC.


Page Sports Entertainment

Nancy and Bill own Page Sports Entertainment, which acts as their business holding and family business office. Paige Sports is named after their daughter Page Laurie.  


Feadship Secret

Nancy previously owned the Feadship Secret, but sold the yacht in 2010 to Bruce Sherman. The yacht is renamed Majestic.


Net Worth

The net worth of Nancy Walton is estimated at USD 4.1 billion. They have a large house in Henderson, Nevada. The Walton family also owns the yacht Aquila.

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Abeking & Rasmussen Secret

Secret is built by Abeking & Rasmussen in Germany

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