Yacht Name: Ngoni -
Tony Buckingham Net Worth: US$ 700 million -
He is a former oil rig diver who became a energy millionaire. He is the founder of Heritage Oil. Which he sold to Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassam Bin Jaber Al-
Buckingham is the founder of Heritage Oil. Which started its activities in 1992. Heritage Oil exploits oil reserves in Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Russia. For a couple of years Heritage Oil was stock listed in London.
In 2014 the majority of Heritage Oil shares was sold to Al Mirqab Capital. An investment company owned by Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassam Bin Jaber Al-
Through his Barbados company Albion Energy Limited.
Buckingham owns a Gulfstream G550 private jet. The jet has registration M-
Buckingham lives in a large house on Jersey, a with a large pool and amazing views of the Gulf of Saint Malo in the British Channel.
His net worth is estimated at US$ 700 million. In 2010 he received a GBP 84 million (US$ 110 million) dividend.
He is the owner of a farm named MOO MOO ORGANIC DAIRY FARM.
Ngoni was built by Royal Huisman in the Netherlands. It was delivered in 2017. Ngoni is known as The Beast. The order was to “Build me a beast. Don’t build me a wolf in sheep’s clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon, fast and furious.”
She is designed by Dubois Naval Architects. Her interior is designed by Rick Baker. The Ngoni yacht can accommodate 8 guests. As one stateroom is designed as a gym with steam room. She has a lifting keel and a 71 meter all carbon mast. She can reach a maximum speed of 17.5 knots.
The boat is not available for yacht charter.
Buckingham has owned other sailing yachts. And he actively participates in regattas. He has won many trophies at prestigious regattas. Including Cowes Week.
And he notably won the prestigious Commodores’ Cup in 2000. He named all his yachts Ngoni. After the Ngoni people. An ethnic group living in the Southern African countries of Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia.
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