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Yacht Name: Oasis
Yacht Length: 59 m (195 ft)
Guests: 12 in 6 cabins
Crew: 16 in 8 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 50 million
Owners Name: Eric Schmidt
Schmidt Net Worth: US$ 11 billion
Owners Company: Google
Owners Country: USA
Eric Schmidt is the Executive Chairman of Google. His wife Wendy owns the 52 meter sailing yacht Elfje.
The yacht Oasis was built at the famous Lurssen Yard in 2006.
Both her interior and exterior are designed by Glade Johnson Design. Oasis sleeps 12 guests in 6 staterooms and has a crew of 15. Some of her features include a sun deck with Jacuzzi and BBQ and a gym that converts into a disco.
The yacht Oasis is available for charter, enquire for your ultimate charter experience. SuperYachtFan is not sure who she was originally built for, but in 2009 she was acquired by Eric Schmidt. Eric Schmidt purchased the Lurssen yacht Oasis for USD 72 million.
Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Google. Schmidt started working at Sun Microsystems in 1983 as its first software manager. In a 14 year career, he became president of Sun Technology Enterprises. In April 1997, he became CEO and chairman of the board of Novell. Schmidt left Novell after Novell acquired Cambridge Technology Partners. In 2011 Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin hired Schmidt to manage Google.
His initial salary was $250,000, and included an annual performance bonus. He was granted several million shares and option, which made him one of the Google Billionaires. Early February 2013 Schmidt owned approx 7.2 million shares, of which he sold 3.2 million which netted him approx. USD 1.3 billion.
Forbes estimates the net worth of Eric Schmidt at USD 11 billion. Google gave him US$100 million in 2011 as a parting gift, when he left as CEO en became executive chairman.
Eric and his wife Wendy are active philanthropists, through their Schmidt Family Foundation. According to the 2012 annual accounts, the foundation has assets of more than USD 300 million.
Eric’s wife Wendy is the owner of the 52 meter sailing yacht Elfje, which was built at Royal Huisman in the Netherlands.