Yacht Name: Hampshire II -
Jim Ratcliffe Net Worth: US$ 12.6 billion -
Ratcliffe also owns the 56 meter Feadship Sherpa.
The luxury yacht Hampshire II was built by Royal van Lent. She was delivered to her owner in 2012.
The 78 meter Feadship was designed by Redman Whitely Dixon. Hampshire features a classic, mahogany paneled interior. In 2018 her hull was painted Dark Blue.
The luxury yacht is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a max speed of 16 knots.
She has a beach club, and a helicopter de. The deck can be converted to a playing field for ball games. Guests can zip wire form the crows nest down to the sea.
The Hampshire II also boasts a plush bar on the upper deck. While a wine cellar below has an underwater sea viewing area.
She can accommodate 14 guests and a crew of 23.
The yacht was named after Hampshire. It is the largest county in South East England. And the third largest shire county in the United Kingdom.
Hampshire's county town is Winchester. A historic city that was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Wessex and of England. The yacht Hampshire is not available for charter.
Ratcliffe still owns his previous superyacht Hampshire. Which was built as Barbara Jean for S&H Fabricating & Engineering Inc founder Jack Hutchings. He also owns the yacht Sherpa and we think he owns the former Feadship Vanish. She is now also named Hampshire.
In June 2016 she visited Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland.
In 1998 he formed Ineos. Jim Racliffe acquired the unwanted operations from companies as BP and Imperial Chemical Industries. ICI is now part of Akzo Nobel. He used high yield debt to finance the deals.
Ratcliffe's biggest acquisition was the GBP 5 billion purchase of BP's Innovene petrochemical operation. Which was giving him refineries in Scotland, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium and Canada.
The INEOS Group is active with fracking and shale gas in the UK.
Nowadays Ineos has 15,000 employees. And realizes sales of US$ 40 billion with 60 manufacturing sites in 13 countries. In 2010 Ratcliffe moved Ineos to Switzerland, saving £100m a year in tax.
His net worth is US$ 12.6 billion. He is considered to be the richest man in the UK. In 2018 he was number 1 on the UK rich list.
He resides in Switzerland. But recently announced to move to tax free Monaco. He is said to avoid up to US$ 5 billion in taxes by moving.
Ratcliffe has made trips to both the North and South poles. And in 2015 he went on a month-
He is the founder of Go Run for Fun. It is a charity inspiring children in the UK to be more active through running events. The GO Run For Fun programme has a very simple aim. To get as many kids between the age of 5 and 10 running as possible.
Ratcliffe resides in Switzerland and owns a house in Chelsea. He also has a New Forest beach house. Which he has recently applied to demolish and replace with a contemporary £4 million carbon-
The house would only be visible from boats on the Solent.
He owns 4 private jets. Which are all registered to his company Ineos. He owns a Gulfstream G550 (M-
He also owns an Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter. The heli has registration M-
Ratcliffe is also the owner of the 74 meter yacht Sherpa. She was built at Feadship in 2018. Sherpa is an expedition styled yacht.
According to rumors he ordered the yacht for his two sons Sam and George. The Sherpa yacht can accommodate 15 guests and 22 crew.
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