Robert Mercer -
Yacht Name: Sea Owl
Yacht Length: 62 m (203 ft)
Guests: 12 in 6 cabins
Crew: 18 in 9 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 75 million
Owners Name: Robert Mercer
Owners Net Worth: US$ 400 million
Owners Company: Renaissance Tech
Owners Country: USA
Robert Mercer previously owned a 43 meter Burger yacht
Luxury Yacht Sea Owl
The yacht Sea Owl is a 62 meter displacement yacht with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure. The yacht was delivered in 2013 to her owner by Royal Van Lent.
Andrew Winch Design
Both her exterior lines and her interior design is done by Andrew Winch Designs. Sea Owl features a jade mist green and oyster white color scheme, the same color scheme as the owners’ previous superyacht.
A Crew of 18
Besides the owners stateroom, the yacht has 3 guest cabins, two kid’s cabins and a nanny cabin. The luxury yacht has a crew of 18.The owners’ previous yacht was a 43 meter Burger, with the same name. All photos on this page are made by Tom ‘McNikon’ Gulbrandsen.
Not for Charter
The yacht Sea Owl is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.
Renaissance Technologies, which employs dozens of math and physics doctorate-
One of the Highest Earning Hedge Fund Managers
According to Forbes, Robert Mercer earned USD 150 million in 2015, USD 115 million in 2013, USD 90 million in 2012 and 125 million in 2011. He is one of the highest earning hedge fund managers. Mercer’s career started at IBM were he was working on a speech recognition program. In 1993 he joined Renaissance Technologies. When James Simons retired, Mercer took over as CEO.
Mercer Mercer waas "the biggest single donor" in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, donating US$ 14 million to the 2016 presidential campaign of Ted Cruz. In total Mercer has donated more than US$ 35 million to political campains.
Net Worth and Philanthropy
Robert Mercer has a net worth of more than USD 400 million. He is an active philanthropist, donating USD 13.5 million in 2013 through his Mercer Family Foundation, which is run by his daughter Rebekah Mercer. The foundation has US$ 37 million in assets. Mercer owns a large house in Head of the Harbour, Long Island, New York.