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Neville Crichton: Net Worth, House, Private Jet and yacht Como

Author: Peter Yachtfan


Boat Name:

Como (ex Larisa)

Yacht Length:

58 m (188 ft)


8 in 4 cabins


12 in 6 cabins




De Voogt Naval Architects



Maximum Speed:

16 knots


MTU 12V4000


941 ton



Como Boat Price:

US$ 45 million

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Neville Crichton

Full Name:

Neville Alexander Crichton


New Zealand

Neville Crichton Net Worth:

US$ 300 million




June 4, 1945


Nadi Hasandedic


4 (?) Pls send message if incorrect


Point Piper, Sydney, Australia

Private Jet:

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Crichton is a serial yacht owners. He has named all his motor yachts Como and his sailing yachts Alfa Romeo.

Who is Neville Crichton? Neville Crichton

He is an automotive entrepreneur. He owns the  New Zealand based companies Ateco Automotive LTD and European Automotive Imports (EAI). He was born in June 1945. He is married to Nadi Hasandedic. We believe he has children from a previous marriage. But please send us a message if this is incorrect.

Both both ATECO and EAI are importing cars to Australia and New Zealand. Ateco Automotive is the importer and distributor for Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Citroën, Fiat and Chery vehicles in Australia and New Zealand. The group has a turnover of more than AUD$ 1 billion a year.

Ferrari Maserati Sydney

European Automotive Imports owns Australia’s largest Ferrari dealership Ferrari Maserati Sydney.

Neville Crichton started as a Ford car salesman. He was successful and in 1972 he acquired a used car business in Auckland, which grew to be the largest used car dealer in New Zealand.

Tony Shelly’s Mazda

He sold the company and moved to Hawaii where he bought a stake in Tony Shelly’s Mazda dealership. This company also grew quickly, adding other brands such as BMW and becoming the world’s largest Mazda dealership.


Later he sold his stake and moved back to New Zealand where he bought all the shares of the stock listed Australian Tractor and Engineering Company, the company now known as ATECO.

Crichton also owns a number of hotels and other properties in Queensland and New South Wales. Crichton was successful in car racing, but later moved his attention to sailing.

Sailing Yacht Alfa Romeo

He founded both Sensation Yachts and Alloy Yachts, but sold his stakes in both yacht builders. He remained a loyal client to Alloy, who built several yachts for him.

His latest yacht, however was built at the Dutch yacht builder De Vries of Feadship. Next to Como, Crichton owns and has owned several sail yachts named Alfa Romeo.

Neville Crichton Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at more than US$ 300 million. We think he owns a private jet. But we have not been able to identify the aircraft.

Crichton Residence

In 2017 Crichton sold his Sydney house for US$ 60 million.

Crichton and his wife Nadi Hasandedic now live in a US$ 33 million house once owned by Lachlan Murdoch. He is the son of Rupert Murdoch. The house has a amazing views, a pool, an elevator and a car turn table to easy maneuver cars. It is located in Point Piper, Sidney.

Neville Crichton Resources

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M/Y Como Yacht

Como was built in 2013 at Feadship as Larisa. She is designed by De Voogt. While Bannenberg and Rowell Design is responsible for her interior.

She is powered by 2 MTU engines, which bring her a top speed of 16 knots. Her cruise speed is 14 knots. Her range is more than 4,500nm.

Como Interior

Her interior is designed by Bannenberg &Rowell. She can accommodate 8 guests in 4 staterooms and a crew of 12. Her features include a Jacuzzi on the sun deck and a large owners suite with fixed balcony. She has a dedicated tender garage with a lot of watersport toys.

In 2018 she was listed for sale, asking EUR 38 mil lion. In May 2019 she was sold and named Como. This means her new owner is probably Neville Crichton. He is a serial yacht owner, who named all his yachts Como.

He previously owned a Heesen yacht, which was built as Petra for Heesen founder Frans Heesen.

Before that he owned a smaller Feadship, which is now named Lady May.

Lady May Yacht

Lady May is a 46 meter semi-displacement yacht, capable of  reaching a top speed of 19 knots, with her twin 1,900 hp Caterpillar engines.

She is designed by Dubois Naval Architects who focused on maximizing the use of glass.

Yacht Lady May Interior

She has very large windows in the hull and side panel, so that the owners stateroom gives uninterrupted views. Lady May can accommodate 8 guests in 4 staterooms and has a crew of 8.

Sold in 2015

Como was sold in May 2015 and renamed Lady May. The owners previous motor yacht, an Alloy Yacht also named Como, has also been sold and is now named Polly.

Heesen yacht Como

In 2017 Crichton bought Frans Heesen’s former yacht Lady Petra, and named her Como. The Heesen Como is 46 meter  (153 ft) and was built in 2012. The Heesen Como can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 9.

New Yacht

Crichton is thinking about building a new yacht. In the meantime he bought Frans Heesen’s 46 meter Lady Petra (now named Como) Update June 2018: he sold the Heesen Como.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.

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