Jack Cowin -
Yacht Name: Slipstream
Yacht Length: 60 m (198 ft)
Guests: 14 in 6 cabins
Crew: 15 in 7 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 75 million
Owners Name: Jack Cowin
Owners Net Worth: US$ 1.8 billion
Owners Company: Comp. Foods
Owners Country: Australia
Slipstream has won several design awards
The yacht Slipstream is a 60 meter (197 ft) motor yacht built at CMN Yachts. SLIPSTREAM is the largest motor yacht ever launched by the CMN shipyard (based in France).
International Award Winner
She was delivered to her owner in 2009 and won the 2010 International Superyacht Society award for best yacht and best interior. She is built of steel with an aluminum superstructure. She has an impressive black hull and silver superstructure and an interior by Andrew Winch Design.
Impressive Sun Deck
Slipsream can accommodate up to 14 guests and a crew of 15. The yacht offers over 500 sqm of living areas and 200 sqm of outdoor decks. The yacht features a sun-
Jack Cowin is the owner of the yacht Slipstream and is and is the founder and Executive Chairman of Competitive Foods Australia, one of Australia’s largest privately held businesses.
Competitive Foods Australia
Competitive Foods Australia is the largest franchiser of restaurants in Australia. It’s restaurants include Hungry Jack's, KFC and Domino's Pizza. Hungry Jack's, is the exclusive Australian master franchisee of Burger King Corporation.
More than 300 restaurants
With over 300 restaurants in the country, HJ's is the second largest franchisee of Burger King in the world. Competitive Foods Australia owns 50 KFC restaurants in Western Australia and the Northern Territory in addition to the 350 Hungry Jack's outlets throughout Australia. In 2012 Competitive foods Australia realized a revenue of AUD 1 billion (USD 1 billion), with almost 10.000 employees.
BridgeClimb in Sidney Harbour
Jack Cowin also owns a meat processing business that exports throughout the world and is an investor with 40% of BridgeClimb, the business that operates walking tours over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Bridgeclimb itself made an estimated $10 million profit in 2002. Cowin also invested in Network Ten, the television broadcaster, selling out of his stake with a profit of around $100 million. Jack Cowin is an investor in the Lone Star restaurant chain in Canada.
US$ 1.8 billion net worth
Australia’s Business Review Weekly latest rich list estimates the net worth of Mr Cowin at AUD 610 million, which is more or less USD 600 million. Forbes estimates his net worth at USD 1.8 billion.