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H. Doug Barnes is the owner of the yacht Azzurra III. Barnes is the founder of eyeglass retailer Eyemart Express. Eyemart Express is the seventh largest eyeglass retailer in the US with over 160 stores in 36 states. In addition to the Eyemart Express name, the company operates as Vision4Less, VisionMart Express and Eyewear Express. Dr. Doug Barnes opened the first Eyemart Express in 1990 in Appleton, Wisconsin. Mr. Barnes lives in a 23,198-square-foot home, one of the most expensive homes in Dallas, TX. Mr. Barnes has an estimated net worth of more than US$ 100 million. His yacht Azzurra was built at CRN in 1988. She can accommodate 12 guests in 6 staterooms and a crew of 12. Since her delivery she has been refitted and upgraded several times, upgrades include a six-person Jacuzzi, an outdoor theatre, a full repaint of the hull and superstructure, new engines and izero-speed stabilizers. Azzurra has her own website and she is available for charter