Harald McPike: Net Worth, House, Private Jet, and Home Yacht
Author: Peter Yachtfan
50 m (164 ft)
12 in 6 cabins
9 in 5 cabins
Home Yacht Price:
US$ 35 million
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Harald McPike Net Worth:
US$ 1 billion
Joann McPike (divorced)
Paradise Island, Nassau, The Bahamas
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McPike lives on board his yacht, explaining the name: Home.
He is a billionaire investor and founder of Quantres, a Bahamas based investment fund. He was born in April 1958. He lives on board his yacht in Nassau, The Bahamas. He was married to Joann McPike, they have 1 son: Alexander McPike. He is the owner of the yacht Home.
He is an adventurer, traveling to the North Pole and the South Pole. He became known for contracting a US$ 150 million ‘mission around the moon’.
McPike is the founder of Quantres, a quantitative trading firm, and private investor. The company was founded in 1989. The company’s approach is quantitative and systematic in nature and is based around statistical modeling of market processes. Investments include Underdog Pharmaceuticals, Redshield Security, Imagr and Starling Bank.
Starling Bank is a digital, mobile-
In 2013 McPike signed a US$ 150 million contract, to fly around the moon in a modified Russian Soyuz spacecraft. He paid a US$ 7 million down payment.
McPike was scheduled to make a second deposit of $8 million one year after contract signing, but he postponed that because of concerns he had regarding the limited progress on developing the mission.
And in a lawsuit, he was seeking to recover the $7 million down payment. McPike claimed that the company Space Adventures made false assertions about having reserved and owned the rights to provide a circum-
Space Adventures argued that although it did not have formal agreements with RSC Energia and Roscosmos, it could have provided the circum-
His net worth is estimated at US$ 1 billion. Given his investments, his yacht and his US$ 150 million ‘trip to the moon’, this amount is probably a good guess.
He is an active philanthropist through his MCPIKE ZIMA CHARITABLE FOUNDATION.
McPike lives on board his yacht Home. The yacht is berthed to a large plot on Paradise Island, Nassau, the Bahamas.
We think he owns a jet, but we have not yet been able to identify its registration number.
The yacht was built at Heesen and was delivered in 2017. The yacht is designed by Omega Architects while Cristiano Gatto Design is responsible for her interior.
She is powered by 2 MTU engines. The engines bring her a top speed of 16 knots. Her cruise speed is 14 knots. The yacht is propelled by an innovative hybrid propulsion package. She can reach 9 knots when powered by her electrical engines only. Her range is more than 3,500nm.
Home can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 9. Her features include a spa pool, a gym, and a hammam.
The yacht is legally owned by a company named New Life Ltd. New Life is also the name of his previous yacht: a 28 meters Lazarra 92 LSX. He used to live on board this yacht, before buying the Heesen Home.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. The yacht is not listed for sale.
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