Larry van Tuyl -
Yacht Name: Vanish
Yacht Length: 66 m (217 ft)
Guests: 12 in 6 cabins
Crew: 19 in 8 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 125 million +
Owners Name: Larry Van Tuyl
Owners Net Worth: US$ 3.5 billion
Owners Company: Berkshire Hathaway Automotive
Owners Country: USA
Larry Van Tuyl previously owned the 50 meter Westport Vango.
The yacht Vanish is owned by Larry Van Tuyl. SuperYachtFan comes to this conclusion as some yacht industry sources mention that ‘the buyer of Feadship’s project 809 (which is now named Vanish), used to own a 50 meter yacht, which was recently sold by Northrop&Johnson, had helicopter capacities and a captain named David’.
This can only be the Westport yacht Vango, which ‘ticks all the boxes’. It is public knowledge that the yacht Vango was owned by Larry van Tuyl. Also the names make sense: Van Tuyl -
Vanish is styled by Eidsgaard Design. Some of her features are a three-
US$ 125 million Value
The luxury yacht Vanish has a value of at least USD 125 million. Vanish is not available for charter.
Vanish has an helicopter tender, with registration N735VT. The Eurocopter EC135-
Larry van Tuyl is Chairman at Berkshire Hathaway Automotive.
Largest Dealer Group of the USA
Berkshire Hathaway Automotive is one of the largest dealership groups in America, with over US$ 9 billion in revenue and 81 independently operated dealerships with over 100 franchises in 10 US states.
Van Tuyl Group
The company was originally known as the Van Tuyl Group, and was founded in 1948 by Cecil Van Tuyl (who passed away in 2012 at age 85). The Van Tuyl Group became the fifth-
Sold for US$ 4.1 billion
In 2015 the Van Tuyl family sold their company to Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway for US$ 4.1 billion.
Larry van Tuyl is also a real estate investor through his VanTrust Real Estate. VanTrust Real Estate is a full-
Van Tuyl owns a Gulfstream G280 private jet, with registration N711VT
The net worth of the Van Tuyl family is estimated at US$ 3.5 billion.