Howard Leight is the owner of the yacht Leight Star
Leight is the founder of Howard Leight Industries. The company is active in in-
In 1998 Leight sold his company to a French company named Bacou, for US$ 120 million in cash. In that year the company realized sales of US$48 million. Nowaydays the company is part of the Honeywell Group. Howard Leight became a succesfull investor. His net worth is rumored to be around US$ 1 billion.
Leight founded Malibu Rocky Oaks, a large wine label. Founded in 2003, Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyard consists of 10 planted acres on a 37-
Leight owns a Augusta 109A helicopter, with registration N711HL. He previously owned a smaller helicopter which crashed while trying to lift off from the yacht. We think he also owns a private jet. Do you know the registration # of Leight’s jet? Please do send us a message.
The yacht Leight Star was build in 1994 as a 103 ft (34 meter) yacht, and was lengthened in 2009 to 143ft. She is built with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure. Leight Star has a cruising speed of 12 knots and a maximum speed of 15 knots. Her range is 4,700nm from her 43,500 litre fuel tanks