Paris Dragnis and his son John Dragnis own more than 10 superyachts, with 2 more under construction.
All yachts are commercially exploited through their Golden Yachts company. Golden Yachts was founded in 1995 with the mission of constructing luxury yachts. Golden Yachts is affiliated to the Goldenport Ship Management group, also owned by the Dragnis family.
Dragnis can be considered as a serial yacht owner. Since 1995 Golden Yachts has constructed, rebuild of refitted many yachts: O’Pari, O’Rea, O’Asis, O‘Rama, O’Mega, O’Ceanos, O’Ptasia, O’Neiro, O’Pati, O’Rion.
The 72 meter Yacht O’Pari III was delivered in 2015. She was put for sale asking US$ 70 million and was sold in 2016. She is now named Natalina A.
There are currently two more projects under construction, GY 39 (a 39 meter yacht with 20,000 hp) and GY 97 (a 97 meter, 318ft which seems to be on hold).
Paris Dragnis is the founder and CEO of Goldenports Holdings.
Goldenports Holdings is a global provider of shipping services. Goldenports currently owns 8 container ships and 9 bulk carriers. Paris Dragnis has over 35 years experience in shipping. He started his career as an officer and a Master on ocean-
Since 1978, he has been involved in ship owning activities through companies that he owned, and in 1992 he established Goldenport Shipmanagement Ltd, which has served as fleet manager.
Over the years, Paris Dragnis has been involved in the acquisition and management of more than 250 vessels. In 2013 Goldenport realized a revenue of USD 62 million and an EBITDA of USD 20 million.
Paris Dragnis and his family holds 56% of the shares in the company. The company has a net equity of USD 180 million, making Paris Dragnis net worth more than USD 100 million.
Paris Dragnis’s yacht O’mega was converted from a small cruise ship. She has a length of 82 meters and can accommodate 32 guests (and 28 crew)
In 2013 Kim Kardashian and her family spent a holiday and filmed an episode of their reality TV show 'Keeping up with the Kardashians' on board the yacht O’ceanos. O’ceanos has a length of 49 meters and can accommodate 14 guests