SuperYachts and SuperYacht Owners
Superyacht Tatoosh was built at Nobiskrug for mobile phone magnate Craig McCaw. Her design and construction was done by Kusch Yachts. Luxury yacht Tatoosh was purchased by Paul Allen in 2001 for a reported USD 100 million. Craig McCaw now owns the Feadship White Cloud. Paul Allen also owns the yachts Octopus and Meduse. In 2010 Tatoosh was put for sale through Fraser Yachts for USD 125 million. Tatoosh is a luxury explorer type yacht, she carries a helicopter, a sail boat and several other boats, tenders and toys. She is pictured here in Antibes, France. The helicopter on deck, with registration N906AF is registered to Vulcan Inc.
Update February 2014: Tatoosh is currently heading for Sochi, base of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Paul Allen will visit the 2014 Olympic Games and will use his yacht Tatoosh as a luxury base.
Paul Allen is one of the wealthiest people in the world. He founded Microsoft together with Bill Gates in 1975. He has his own private asset management company named Vulcan Inc. His investments include real estate, technology, media, and content companies. Allen also owns three sports teams: the Seattle Seahawks (NFL), the Portland Trail Blazers (NBA), and the Seattle Sounders FC franchise (MLS). His wealth is estimated at USD 15 billion. Paul Allen was the investor behind SpaceShipOne. In 2011 he was ranked the most generous living American by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, following donations of USD 372 million.