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yacht Sea Owl

Robert Mercer - Yacht - Yacht Name: Sea Owl - Yacht Length: 62 m (203 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 18 in 9 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 75 million - Owners Name: Robert Mercer - Robert Mercer Net Worth: US$ 500 million - Company: Renaissance Tech - Country: USA - Robert Mercer owns a large house on Long Island, NY, named Owl’s Nest

Yacht Sea Owl

Luxury Yacht Sea Owl

The Feadship yacht Sea Owl is a 62 meter displacement yacht with a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure. The yacht was delivered in 2013 to her owner by Royal Van Lent.

Andrew Winch Design

Both her exterior lines and her interior design is done by Andrew Winch Designs. Sea Owl features a jade mist green and oyster white color scheme, the same color scheme as the owners’ previous superyacht.

A Crew of 18

Besides the owners stateroom, the yacht has 3 guest cabins, two kid’s cabins and a nanny cabin. The luxury yacht has a crew of 18.The owners’ previous yacht was a 43 meter Burger, with the same name. All photos on this page are made by Tom ‘McNikon’ Gulbrandsen.

Charter Sea Owl

The yacht Sea Owl is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.

Robert Mercer

Robert Mercer is co-CEO of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, which was founded by James Simons. James Simons is the owner of the yacht Archimedes.

Renaissance Technologies

Renaissance Technologies, which employs dozens of math and physics doctorate-holders, is one of the largest quant funds, which use mathematical algorithms and computers to identify trades. In 2015 the fund had US$ 65 billion in assets and 290 employees.

One of the Highest Earning Hedge Fund Managers

According to Forbes, Robert Mercer earned, US$ 125 million in 2016,  US$ 150 million in 2015, US$ 115 million in 2013, US$ 90 million in 2012 and US$ 125 million in 2011. He is one of the highest earning hedge fund managers. Mercer’s career started at IBM were he was working on a speech recognition program. In 1993 he joined Renaissance Technologies. When James Simons retired, Mercer took over as CEO.

Political Donations

Mercer Mercer was "the biggest single donor" in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, donating US$ 14 million to the 2016 presidential campaign of Ted Cruz. In total Mercer has donated more than US$ 35 million to political campaigns.

Robert Mercer Net Worth

Robert Mercer has a net worth of more than US$ 500 million. In this article on Bloomberg his net worth is estimated to be near US$ 1 billion.


He is an active philanthropist, donating US$ 13.5 million in 2013 through his Mercer Family Foundation, which is run by his daughter Rebekah Mercer. The foundation has US$ 37 million in assets. The foundation has been giving donations to the  National Youth Science Fund, the World Science Festival,  the Oregon Institute of Science and Medicine (OISM), the Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, and the Home Depot Foundation.

Rebekah Mercer

Rebekah Mercer directs the Mercer Family Foundation and served on the Executive Committee of the transition team of United States President-elect Donald Trump. Rebekah is married to Sylvain Mirochnikoff, they have four children. Mirochnikoff, a native of France, was a managing director at Morgan Stanley. We estimate the net worth of Rebekah Mercer at US$ 50 million.

Robert and his daughter Rebekah Mercer

Robert Mercer House

Robert and his wife Diana Mercer own a large house in Head of the Harbour, Long Island, New York. The house is named Owl’s Nest, and has an estimated value of more than US$ 18 million.

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Robert Mercer is CEO of  the hedge-fund Renaissance Technologies

The yacht is owned by Robert Mercer

Luxury yacht Sea Owl in Norway

She is built by Royal Van Lent (Feadship)

Robert Mercer is one of the highest earning hedge-fund managers

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