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Ice  - motor yacht -  90.1m (295.6ft)  -  Lürssen Yachts  -  2005

Suleiman Kerimov  -  net worth USD 7.1 billion  -  Russia

Fedprombank  -

Super yacht Ice is owned by Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov. Kerimov is one of the richest Russians and an active philanthropist.

Idol  - motor yacht -  58.9m (193.24ft)  -  Austal   -  2007

Unknown owner

SuperYachtFan received the information that Thomas Leclercq is the owner of the yacht Idol. However, SuperYachtFan is convinced that this information is not correct and that Mr. Leclercq is NOT the owner of the yacht. Mr. Leclercq's family are shareholders of the Decathlon Group, a major French sporting goods chain store. Decathlon was founded by Michel Leclercq in 1976 and is currently one of the worlds largest sport equipment retail chains. The net worth of Michel Leclercq is estimated at USD 2.6 billion  Do you know who does owns the yacht Idol? Please do sent us a message.

I Dynasty - motor yacht - 100.8m (331ft) -  Kusch Yachts - 2015

I Dynasty - motor yacht - 59m (194ft) - Benetti - 2008

Alijan Ibragimov - net worth USD 2 billion - Kazakhstan

Eurasian Resources Group -

Alijan Ibragimov is rumored to be the owner of the yacht I Dynasty

Motor Yacht Ilona  -  Frank Lowy

Ilona  - motor yacht -  73.7m (241.77ft)  -  Amels Holland B.V.   -  2004

Frank P. Lowy  -  net worth USD 5.3 billion  -  Australia

Shopping centers  -

Frank Lowy is the owner of the yacht Ilona. Lowy is an Australian businessman. In 1953 he founded the Westfield Group, one of the biggest retail property groups, together with John Saunders.  Westfield is operator of 124 shopping centers in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Great Britain. Westfield Group was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1960. Frank Lowy has appeared on Australia’s top 200 rich list since 1983. In 2010 he was Australia’s richest person. Lowy’s yacht Ilona was named after his mother. Frank Lowy is chairman of the Football Federation of Australia. Lowy’s net worth is estimated at US$ 4.1 billion, which makes him the 5th richest Australian. Lowy’s yacht Ilona is one of the largest yachts built by the famous Dutch Amels yard. The yacht was originally delivered with an ingenious helicopter hangar on the aft deck. The helicopter landed on the aft deck and than disappeared in an fully automated  process into the below deck hangar. In a 2012 refit at the Amels yard, the helicopter hangar was removed and turned into a large pool. A new heli deck was added. Frank Lowy has three sons: Peter, Steven and David. One of the three owns the new Alloy yacht Hey Jude.

Alloy Yacht Hey Jude  -  Lowy

Il Sole  -  motor yacht  -  44.7m (147ft)  -  Benetti  -  1994

Michael Hirtenstein  -  net worth USD 300 million  -  USA

Westcom  -

Michael Hirtenstein is the owner of the yacht Il Sole. Hirstenstein is the founder of Westcom, a telecommunications company that provides network services to the financial industry. Hirtenstein sold Westcom in 2005 to One Equity Partners for USD 270 million. With the proceeds he started investing in New York real estate. Here you find an article about some of his properties. In 2010 he acquired the yacht Candyscape from Christian Candy, founder of Candy and Candy. The yacht had been on the market for a few years with an asking price of USD 17 million, as Christian Candy was awaiting delivery of his new yacht. Hirstenstein bought the yacht in an ‘as is’ deal for EUR 4,5 million (USD 6 million). However immediately after delivery,one of the engines suffered a major failure. This was the start of some legal procedures, read the full text here. In the end he kept the yacht, renamed Il Sole, and sent her for a  full refit to Rybovich in Florida. The yacht Il Sole is now available for charter.

Impulsive(Too)  - motor yacht -  38.4m (125.98ft)  -  Norship  -  1995

Hank Freid  -  net worth > USD 50 million  -  USA

New York real estate, Impulsive group  -

Hank Freid is the owner of the yachts Impulsive and Impulsive Too. Freid founded the Impulsive Group in 1996. The Impulsive group is active in New York real estate development, and owns several luxury Manhattan hotels. The company of Hank Freid owns the yacht Impulsive and has her available for charter. The Impulsive group currently owns four hotels including the Marrakech Hotel  and the Sanctuary Hotel and a residential building. Freid is an active philanthropist.

Inception  - motor yacht -  50m (164.04ft)  -  Heesen Yachts   -  2008

Built as Man of Steel for Barry Zekelman  -  net worth USD 0.9 billion  -  USA

Atlas Tube /  JMC  -

Barry Zekelman and his brothers inherited the company Atlas Tube when his father died in 1986. Atlas Tube grew to be the largest structural steel tubing producer in North America. In 20 years time the turnover grew from USD 2 million to USD 1.2 billion. In 2006 Zekelman and his brothers sold a majority stake in Atlas Tube to the Carlyle group for USD 1,5 billion. After this transaction Atlas Tube merged with JMC Steel Group. In 2011 Barry Zekelman and his brothers acquired all shares in JMC steel group. Currently he is executive chairman of the group. Before owning the 50 meter Heesen yacht Man of Steel, which he sold in 2010, Zekelman owned a smaller 37 meter yacht with the same name. The 37 meter yacht was sold to peanut tycoon Dikran Izmirlian and is now named Totally Nuts.

Indian Empress  - motor yacht -  95m (311.68ft)  -  Oceanco  - 2000

Vijay Mallya  -  net worth USD 700 million  -  India

United Breweries Group / Kingfisher  -

Vijay Mallya is the owner of the luxury yacht Indian Empress.

Indigo Star - motor yacht - 38m (125 ft)  -  Siar & Moschini  -  1995

Robert Geiss  -  net worth US$ 50 million

Uncle Sam  -

Robert and Carmen Geiss are the owners of the yacht Indigo Star. Robert Geiss is the founder of Robert Geissini.

Indio  - motor yacht -  30.5m (100.07ft)  -   Wally Yachts  -  2009

Andrea Recordati  -  net worth > USD 50 million  - Italy

Pharmaceuticals  -

Andrea Recordati –together with his family- is the largest shareholder of the Recordati Spa. Andrea Recordati is General Manager of Pharmaceuticals International. Recordati is a large pharmaceutical group listed on the Milan stock exchange. With a staff of 3.200 it operates in the main European countries. In 2011 Recordati spa had a turnover of EUR 760 million and a net profit of EUR 116 million. Andrea Recordati’s Wally sail yacht Indio was the winner of the 2012 Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta. Indio is Recordati’s nickname.

Infinity - motor yacht - 88.5m (290 ft) - Oceanco - 2015

Jonathan Nelson - net worth USD 2 billion - USA

Providence Equity Partners -

SuperYachtFan was informed that billionaire Jonathan Nelson is the owner of the yacht Infinity. We are not 100% sure.. So if you have information about Infinity’s owner, please do send us a message. Jonathan Nelson is the  founder and CEO of Providence Equity Partners. Providence is the world’s leading global private equity firm specializing in investments in the media, communications, education and information industries. The firm manages assets worth $40 billion. Investments and transactions include The AutoTraderGroup (AutoTrader Group is the largest digital automotive marketplace and a leading provider of marketing and software solutions to U.S. automotive dealers), ProSiebenSat.1 (Providence acquired ProSieben, the largest private television network in Germany, in 2003 and sold the company in 2007) and Warner Music Group. Jonathan Nelson has a net worth of USD 2 billion. He has committed to the Giving Pledge, dedicating most of his wealth to philanthropy. The yacht infinity was built by Oceanco in the Netherlands and was delivered in 2015.

Ingot  - motor yacht -  46.56m (152.76ft)  - Burger Boat Company  -  2008

Howard Meyers  -  net worth > USD 200 million  -  USA

Quexco  -

Howard M. Meyers is the owner of superyacht Ingot. Mr. Meyers is Chairman and CEO of Quexco Incorporated. Quexco operates 17 non-ferrous smelting and refining facilities, three anode and flat roll producing facilities, and several plastic-related and mining companies. The company has facilities in Europe, North American and South Africa. Quexco is the largest lead producer in the world. Group companies include RSR Corporation and Eco-Bat Technologies.  Howard Meyers is also the owner of the Burger Boat Company, who built his yacht Ingot Mr Meyers is an active philanthropist, publicly donating more than $ 40 million to good causes. The net worth of Howard M. Meyers is estimated at more than $ 200 million.

Inoui  - motor yacht -  33.4m (110ft)  - Vitters  - 2013

Marco Vögele  -  net worth USD 450 million - Switzerland

Vogele Mode -

Marco Vögele is the owner of the sail yacht Inoui. The Swiss Vögele family are the founders of the European textile retail company Vögele Mode. In 1995 founder Charles Vögele retired from the company, his sons Marco Vogele and Carlo Vogele taking over management. In 1997 the Vögele family sold the majority of its shares to Schroder Ventures for reportedly more than USD 900 million. Before owning the yacht Inoui, Vogele owned the Huisman built Gliss and the Jongert built sailing yacht Vivid.

Intuition II - motor yacht - 59m (194ft) - Amels Holland - 1974

Patrick E Malloy - net worth > USD 100 million - USA

Goodrich Petroleum -

Patrick E Malloy is the owner of the yacht Intuition II.

Invader  - motor yacht -  49.9m (163.7ft)  -  Codecasa S.p.A. -  1999

James Gabbert  -  net worth > USD 200 million  -  USA

Radio Broadcasting  -

James Gabbert is the owner of the Codecasa superyacht Invader. James Gabbert is a US radio and television entrepreneur, known for owning KOFY-TV and KSOL Radio. Gabbert began his career in radio by buying airtime on local radio, selling advertising and broadcasting in English. Later Gabbert purchased several broadcasting stations including K101 which was the first radio station to integrate its call letters with it's dial position. This technique made K101 San Francisco's most successful radio station. Later Gabbert acquired KEMO-TV, which was renamed KOFY-TV. In 1994 Gabbert became the affiliate for the San Fransisco Warner Brothers television network, he renamed his station WB20- KOFY. In 1997 Gabbert sold KOFY-AM 1050 to KNBR ‘The Sports Leader’. KNBR converted it into a sports talk station. In 1998 Gabbert sold WB20 to Granite Broadcasting for USD 170 million. James Gabbert has an estimated net worth of more than USD 200 million.

Invictus  - motor yacht -  65.5. (214.9ft)  -  Delta Marine   -  2013

Rick Caruso  -  net worth USD 1.8 billion  -  USA

Caruso Affiliated  -

Rick Caruso is the owner of the yacht Invictus. Rick Caruso is CEO of Caruso Affiliated. Rick Caruso is the son of Henry Carsuso. Henry Caruso founded Dollar Rent a Car in 1966. Dollar Rent a Car was (and still is) a successful car rental company. Dollar Rent a Car was sold in 1990 to Chrysler, for approx. USD 80 million. Caruso Affiliated is one of the largest, privately held real estate companies, specialized in high end retail complexes in Southern California. Famous developments include The Grove and 8500 Burton Way. Some say Caruso is billionaire with a USD 1.8 billion net worth.

Ipharra  - motor yacht -  31.1m (102.03ft)  -  Sunreef Yachts   -  2010

Philippe and Anne Gudin  -  net worth > USD 50 million  -  Switzerland

Institut Le Rosey  -

Philippe and Anne Gudin are the owners of the sailing yacht Ipharra. Philippe and Anne Gudin are the fourth generation owners of the Swiss private boarding school Le Rosey. Le Rosey is considered to be on of the most expensive boarding schools in the world, with a yearly tuition of more than USD 100.000. The school was founded in 1880 by Paul Carnal. Students enjoy a bilingual (French and English) and bicultural education in an exclusive summer campus on Lake Geneva and a winter campus in Gstaad. The school educates some of the best-known families in Europe, including the Rothschilds and the Radziwills. In addition, the school's alumni include many monarchs, such as Prince Rainier III of Monaco, King Albert II of Belgium, and Aga Khan IV. Famous parents of students have included Elizabeth Taylor, Aristotle Onassis, David Niven, Diana Ross, and John Lennon. Sail yacht Ipharra is a catamaran built by Polish yacht builder Sunreef Yachts.

Iroquois (sold now named Herculina)  - motor yacht -  49.99m (164.01ft)  -  Feadship  -  1998

John William Henry II  net worth USD 1,5 billion  -  USA

Asset Management: John W Henry & Company  -

Billionaire John Henry was the owner of the yacht Iroquois, until 2013 when he sold her to Dutch millionaire Eric Heerema. John William Henry II is the founder of John W. Henry & Company (JWH). He is owner of Liverpool F.C  and the Boston Red Sox. John W. Henry & Company, Inc is a futures and foreign exchange trading advisor. Henry began speculating in commodities in 1981, when he developed a highly effective trading formula. Henry’s yacht Iroquois was named after a client who left Henry for a rival advisor, after he lost 10 percent of this clients' money in 1985. This fund and the rival advisor went bankrupt. The net worth of John Henry is estimated at USD 1.5 billion. In 2011 John had an accident on his yacht, slipping down the stairs and injuring his neck. In 2013 the yacht was sold, she is now named Herculina.

Is a Rose  - motor yacht -  49.8m (163ft)  Perini Navi  -  2003

Isabella Seragnoli  -   net worth > USD 300 million  -  Italy

Coesia Groep  -

Isabella Serganoli is the owner of two sailing yachts: the Perini Navi Is a Rose and the Walli sailing yacht Esense. Isabelle Serganoli is the President and shareholder of the Coesia Group. Read more about Isabella Seragnoli at her yacht Esense. The Perini Navi yacht Is a Rose is a twin screw ketch, she is the fourth yacht in Perini’s 50 meter series. She can accommodate 8 guests in 4 staterooms, including a large owners suite. She has a crew of eight. Is a Rose can reach a top speed of 15.8 knots and has a range under power of 3.400 nm.

Issham Al Baher  - motor yacht -  115.7m (379.8ft)   -  Hellenic  -  1973

Niarchos family (sold her later to Latsis, gift to Saudi Arabia)  net worth USD 2.0 billion  -  Greece

Niarchos Ltd, art collection  -

Stavros Niarchos was a Greek shipping tycoon. In the fifties Niarchos founded Niarchos Ltd. The company was the first to build supertankers for the transport of large quantities of oil. At a certain point Niarchos owned more than 80 tankers. Niarchos became a billionaire after the Suez Canal crisis increased demand for the large tonnage ships that Niarchos owned. Following Stavros Niarchos death in 1996, his family established the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. The Stavros Niarchos Foundation is philanthropic organization, making grants in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and medicine, and social welfare. Issham al Baher was the first yacht in a series of three that Niarchos ordered. Superyacht Issham al Baher was sold to Latsis, who gave her to the royal family of Saudi Arabia. Atlantis II was the second, which Niarchos kept as private yacht. There was a third hull, but she was never finished as Niarchos died.

Istranka  -  motor yacht  -  45.6m (150ft) -  3MAJ - 1959

Nerio Allesandri  -  net worth > USD 300 million  -  Italy

Technogym -

Nerio Allesandri is the owner of the yacht Istranka. Allesandri is the founder of Technogym, the world’s leading manufacturer of gym equipment. Technogym was founded in 1983. Nowadays Technogym has more than 2,000 employees and realizes a turnover of more than USD 400 million a year Technogym has been the official supplier of many Summer Olympic Games.Allesandri also owns a large stake in Starpool and he is a director at the French Italian fashion brand Moncler. Allesandri’s yacht Istranka was the presidential yacht of Marshal Tito, the 1st President of Yugoslavia. Istranka is available for charter.

Jaguar  - motor yacht -  56.08m (183.99ft)  -  Benetti SpA  -  2005

Past owner: Steve Wynn  -  net worth USD 2.8 billion  -  USA

Wynn Resorts  -

Super yacht Jaguar has been owned by Steve Wynn, who named the yacht Allegro. Steve Wynn is a US casino entrepreneur.  Wynn is Chairman of the Board at Wynn Resorts, Wynn Resorts has developed the Wynn Las Vegas resort and casino and Wynn Macau a casino resort in Macau. Steve Wynn inherited his fathers string of bingo parlors in eastern United States..In the early seventies he also owned a wine and liquor importing company. He used the profits to invest in a small stake for the Frontier Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and later also acquired the Golden Nugget Las Vegas. Wynn renovated and turned the Golden Nugget from a gambling hall into a resort hotel and casino. He was very successful and even attracted a new kind of premium clientele to Las Vegas. Wynn Resorts is now a publicly traded corporation realizing sales of USD 1.5 billion with 8,800 employees. Forbes estimates the net worth of Steve Wynn at USD 2.8 billion. Steve Wynn sold his super yacht Allegro in 2009.

Jasmin  - motor yacht -  36.8m (120.87ft)  - RMK Marine  -  2003

Mehmet Sepil -  net worth USD 1 billion  -  Turkey

Genel Energy  -

Mehmet Sepil is the owner of the yacht Jasmin, which he bought from Murat Vargi. Sepil is the founder of Genel Energy. Genel Energy is an oil company with exploration and production operations in Iraqi Kurdistan. After a USD 2.4 billion take-over of Genel by investment company Vallares, Sepil is now President of Genel. Murat Vargi is the owner of MV Holdings. MV Holding is the founding shareholder of the Turkish mobile phone company Turkcell, and is shareholder of KVK, the widest mobile phone sale network in Turkey. Turkcell is the largest mobile phone operator of Turkey, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company had 34 million subscribers in 2011. Murat Vargi is also co-founder of the Turkish search engine Hakia. Murat has his superyacht Jasmin available for charter.

Jazz Jr.  - motor yacht - 32.8m (107.61ft)  -   Urkmezler Yat Sanayi Turizm ve Ticaret  -  2009

Mehmet Karabeyoglu - net worth > USD 50 million  -  Turkey

Mehmet Karabeyoglu is one of the owners of the Proteksan Turquoise yard in Turkey. Proteksan Turquoise builds all aluminum or aluminum/steel yachts and has a reputation that attracts high-profile owners, including the Russian government.  The Russian government purchased the Proteksan built Leo Fun and renamed her Sirius. She is to host the 2014 Winter Olympics. Karabeyoglu had his wooden sail yacht Jazz Jr built at his own yard.

JeMaSa  - motor yacht -  49.99m (164.01ft)  -  Hakvoort Shipyard  -  2006

Richard Kayne  -  net worth > USD 150 million  -  USA

Kayne Capital Advisors  -

Superyacht JeMaSa (now named Hadia) was owned by US investor Richard Kayne, chairman of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Joy Me – motor yacht – 49.9 m (164ft) – Philip Zepter Yachts – 2011

Philip Zepter – net worth USD 5 billion – Monaco

Zepter Group -

Philip Zepter is the owner of the yacht Joy Me. Zepter is the founder of the Zepter Group, which produces, sells and distributes exclusive, high-quality consumer goods around the world, principally through its own sales network as well as through high-end stores. Zepter International owns 8 factories in Switzerland, Germany and Italy. His net worth is estimated at USD 5 billion, although he is not listed on Forbes Rich List. The yacht Joy Me was built at a ship yard owned by Philip Zepter.

Just J’s - motor yacht - 61m (200ft) - Hakvoort 2015

Just J’s - motor yacht  -  45.9m (150ft)  -  Delta Marine - 2011

Jay Schottenstein  -  net worth USD 2.7 billion  -  USA

SB Capital Group  -

Jay Schottenstein is the owner of the yacht Just J’s. Schottenstein is Chairman of the SB Capital Group and its subsidiaries such as Schottenstein Stores Corporation, American Eagle Outfitters, DSW Inc.  and he is CEO of American Signature Furniture and Value City Furniture. Jay Schottenstein is the son of Jerome Schottenstein, founder of Schottenstein Stores Corporation. The Schottenstein family is active - and very succesfull - in retail. Family patriarch Ephraim L. Schottenstein started buying overstocked and outdated goods from local retailers and selling them out of a horse and buggy. He launched his first department store in 1917. His son Jerome was responsible for the 1962 acquisition of Value City Stores. The Schottensteins earned a nationwide reputation as "pioneers of the retail liquidation industry" and "professional liquidators" by engineering buyouts of infamous failures. Read more about the Schottensteins business history here. Nowadays the family owns several large companies which have more than 15,000 employees. American Eagle Outfitters is a global specialty retailer offering high-quality on-trend clothing, accessories and personal care products at affordable prices under its American Eagle Outfitters and Aerie Brands. The company operates more than 1,000 stores in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Hong Kong. American Signature Furniture designs and manufactures fine quality home furnishings. DSW Inc. is a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer that offers a wide selection of brand name and designer dress, casual and athletic footwear and accessories for women, men and kids. DSW operates 394 stores in 42 states. Schottenstein Property Group is a vertically-integrated owner, operator, acquirer and redeveloper of high quality, power/big box, community and neighborhood shopping centers in major population areas throughout the United States. The family donated funds to establish the Jerome Schottenstein Center in Ohio, home of the Ohio State University Men's and Women's Basketball teams. The family’s yacht Just J’s was originally built as Monarch at Northern Marine, but was finished and delivered by Delta Marine. The yacht’s name probably refers to the fact that all the names of Jay Schottenstein’s direct relatives start with a J: Jay is married to Jeanne, he has three sons: Joseph, Johnathan and Jeffrey and his grand children are named Jacob and Jonah. The family previously owned a 102ft Sunseeker with the same name. The Delta Just J’s was put for sale, with an asking price of USD 29 million as the family is awaiting delivery of their larger (60 meter) yacht, built at Hakvoort in the Netherlands.

motor yacht Kaiser - Oleksandr Yaroslavsky

Kaiser  -  motor yacht  -  60m (197ft)  -  Abeking & Rasmussen  -  2011

Oleksandr Yaroslavsky  -  net worth USD 400 million  -  Ukraine

UkrSibbank -

Oleksandr Yaroslavsky is the owner of the motor yacht Kaiser. Oleksandr Yaroslavsky is co-founder of the UkrSibbank, the third largest bank in the Ukraine. In 2005 Yaroslavsky sold 51% of the UkrSibbank to the BNP Paribas bank for EUR 161 million (USD 220 million), and in 2009 and 2010 he sold the remaining shares for another EUR 130 million (USD 175 million). It is believed that he received. Yaroslavsky invested the profits in the Development Construction Holding (DCH) Group. DCH invests in real estate and other sectors. Its investments include XXI Century (real estate development), the Kharkiv Palace Hotel ,  the Kharkiv International Airport, and the Ukrainian rugby club RC Olimp. Yaroslavsky’s yacht Kaiser was built at the German yard Abeking and Rasmussen. She features an  Bonnenberg and Rowell interior. (Photo of Kaiser by Krongy / Flickr)

Kauris III - motor yacht -  32.8m (107.7ft)  -  Wally Yachts  -  2002

Marco Tronchetti Provera  -  net worth > USD 800 million  -  Italy

Pirelli  -

Marco Tronchetti Provera is the owner of the Wally sailing yacht Kauris III. Marco Tronchetti Provera is the CEO and Chairman of the Pirelli Group. Pirelli is one of the world’s largest tire makers with 20 factories around the world. In 2013 Pirelli realized sales of EUR 6.1 billion (US$ 8.2 billion) and a net profit of EUR 306 million (US$ 416 million). The group has 38,000 employees and is active in 160 countries around the world. The Pirelli Group is worldwide famous for its annual Pirelli Calendar, which is distributed only to a selected group of important customers and celebs.  Marco Tronchetti Provera owns approx. 10 percent of the shares in Pirelli, as he holds 39% of the shares in Gruppo Camfin, which in its turn holds 26% of the shares in Pirelli Group. Mr. Tronchetti Provera’s 48 million shares are worth around EUR 600 million or USD 800 million (May 2014). His yacht Kauris III was built by Wally Yachts in 2002. Sailing yacht Kauris III has participated in several regatta’s, including the Pirelli Regatta.

Katara  - motor yacht -  124.4m (408.1ft)  -  Lürssen Yachts   -  2010

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani  -  net worth USD 2.5 billion  -  Qatar

Emir of Qatar  -

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was the Emir of the State of Qatar. His son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, is the Emir of Qatar since June 2013. The Sheikh’s yacht Katara is one of the largest yachts in the world.

Kelly Sea  - motor yacht -  34m (111.55ft)  -  Westport Yachts  -  2005

Robert E Schmidt  -  net worth < USD 100 million  -  USA

real estate  -

Robert E. Schmidt is the founder of Boulder Venture. Boulder Venture was originally a custom home building company, but entered commercial development in the seventies. Since 1992 the company developed over USD 700 million in real estate. Robert Schmidt’s Westport yacht Kelly Sea is named after his wife Kelly Schmidt.

Keri Lee III  - motor yacht -  53.9m (176.84ft)  -  Trinity Yachts, LLC  -  2001

Trevor Lee  -  net worth > USD 600 million  -  Australia

Australian Country Choice  -

Keri Lee was built as Katharine for Lee Reuben Anderson. Lee Anderson is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the owner and chairman of the Minnesota-based APi Group Inc., a holding company for numerous construction and fire-protection firms. In 1964, Anderson took over Asbestos Products, Inc., an insulation contractor that was a division of his father's business, a successful plumbing contractor. After he purchased an industrial fire sprinkler company in 1969, Lee Reuben Anderson continued to acquire other firms, primarily in the construction and fire-protection fields. The growing conglomerate was renamed APi Group Inc. in 1997. APi Group owns more than 33 independently managed businesses, reaching about 9,000 employees.  Anderson sold his yacht Katharine to Travor and Keri Lee.  Trevor Lee owns Australian Country Choice. ACC is one of the largest beef processing companies in the world, with an annual turnover of more than $ 1 billion. The company owns 433,000 hectares of land and processes 150,000 pieces of cattle each year.

Kibo  - motor yacht -  81.8m (266ft)  -  Abeking & Rasmussen  -  2014

Alexander Mamut  -  net worth USD 2.3 billion -  Russia

SUP Media -

Motor yacht Kibo is owned by Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut.

Kimberly II  - motor yacht -  42.65m (139.93ft)  -  Mondo Marine SpA   -  2006

Spiros Metaxas  -  net worth > USD 50 million  -  Greece

Metaxa   -

Luxury yacht Kimberly II was built for Spiros Metaxas. Spiros Metaxas inherited the famous Greek Metaxa liquor brand. Metaxa is a blend of brandy, spices, and wine, exported to over 60 countries. Metaxa is the only Greek industry that survived both World Wars. Metaxa has won several gold medals in international spirit competitions, showcased in many of its bottles. In 1989 Metaxa was acquired by the British drinks group Grand Metropolitan (now called Diageo) and was later sold to the Remy Cointreau group.

Kingdom 5KR  - motor yacht -  86m (282.15ft)  -   Benetti SpA  -  1980

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulazziz Al Saud  -  net worth USD  20 billion  -  Saudi Arabia

Kingdom Holding Company  -

Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal  is the owner of the luxury yacht Kingdom 5KR, he is the richest person in Saudi Arabia

Kismet - motor yacht -  68m (223.1ft)  -  Lürssen Yachts  -  2007

Shahid Khan  -  net worth USD 3.8 billion  -  USA

Flex-n-gate (car parts)

Shahid Khan is the owner of the yacht Kismet.  More information here.

Kisses  - motor yacht -  53.34m (175ft)  -  Feadship  - 2000

Norman Braman  -  net worth USD 1.6 billion  - USA

Car dealership  -

Norman Braman is the owner of the yacht Kisses. Braman founded Braman Enterprises. The company owns 23 car dealerships in Florida and Colorado, selling brands as Audi, Bentley, BMW, Cadillac, Mercedes, Porsche and Rolls-Royce. Braman Motorcars includes  Braman Rolls-Royce and Braman Bentley Palm Beach. In 1957 Norman Braman founded Keystone Stores, a chain of self-service department stores. 10 years later he sold it for USD 1 million and moved to Florida. He purchased a Cadillac dealership in 1972 which grew into Braman Enterprises. His art collection includes works of Picasso and Andy Warhol and is worth more than USD 100 million.

Kiss the Sky  - motor yacht -  52m (170.6ft)  -  Amels Holland B.V.  -  2001

Sidney Kimmel  -  net worth USD 1.3 billion  -  USA

Jones Apparel /  Sidney Kimmel Entertainment  -  /

There are some unconfirmed rumors that Mr. Sidney Kimmel is the owner of the yacht Kiss the Sky. Mr. Kimmel is the founder of the Jones Apparel Group and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. The Jones Group Inc. is a leading global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands in apparel, footwear, jeans wear, jewelry and handbags.The Company's internationally recognized brands and licensing agreements  include: Nine West, Jones New York, Anne Klein, Gloria Vanderbilt, Jessica Simpson, Givenchy and many other brands. The group operates around 800 retail stores and another 400 outlet stores. In 2012 the group realized USD 3.8 billion in sales. Over the last years Mr. Kimmel sold al his shares in the Jones Group, including 1 million shares early 2014. Mr. Kimmel founded Sidney Kimmel Entertainment in 2004, the production company released several successful movies including Death at a Funeral and MoneyBall (with Brad Pitt). Sidney Kimmel is an active philanthropist, he is namesake behind the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, The Kimmel Cancer Research Center, and The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is known to be one of the biggest names in the cancer cure support, donating several hundred million dollars.  Mr. Kimmel has an estimated net worth of USD 1.3 billion.

Kogo  -  71.7m (235.27ft)  -  Alstom (Aker Yards)  -  2006

Mansour Ojjeh  -  net worth USD 2.6 billion -  Saudi Arabia

TAG Group (Holdings) SA  -

Mansour Ojjeh is the owner of the yacht Kogo.  

Kohala - motor yacht - 63 meter (207ft) - ISA Yachts

Al Juffali family - net worth USD 6.3 billion - Saudi Arabia

Al Juffali Group -

The Al Juffali family of Saudi Arabia are the owners of the yacht Kolaha

Koi - motor yacht - 35m (115ft) -  McMullen & Wing

Max Rutherston - net worth > USD 25 million - UK

Rutherston Japanese Art -

Japanese art dealer Max Rutherston is the owner of the expedition yacht Koi. Rutherstone is a London based art dealer specialized in netsuke. Netsuke are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function. Netsuke evolved over time from being strictly utilitarian into objects of great artistic merit and an expression of extraordinary craftsmanship. Rutherson was Chairman of Asian Arts London. His yacht Koi was built by McMullen & Wing in 2001 and is available for charter.

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