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Dennis Washington: Net Worth, House, Private Jet and Yacht Attessa

Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-05-26

Attessa Yacht

Dennis Washington Yacht:


Yacht Length:

100 m (328 ft)


28 in 14 cabins


21 in 10 cabins


Evergreen Shipyard


Glade Johnson Design, Inc.



Maximum Speed:

23 knots




2,621 ton



Attessa Boat Price:

US$ 150 million

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Dennis Washington

Full Name:

Dennis R. Washington



Dennis Washington Net Worth:

US$ 6 billion


Washington Corporation


July 27, 1934


Phyllis Washington


Kyle Washington, Kevin Washington


Indian Wells, California, USA

Private Jet:

Boeing 737 (N162WC)


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Attessa IV was built as Evergreen for the founder of Evergreen Shipping. In October 2018 Attessa V was involved in a collision with a sports fisher boat.

Who is Dennis WashingtonDennis Washington?

Washington was born in 1934. He owns a large consortium of companies known as the Washington Companies. He is married to Phyllis. He is the owner of three luxury yachts. He owns the Feadship Attessa and the Evergreen yacht Attessa IV. He also owns the ocean going tug - turned in to yacht  - St. Eval.

The Washington Group

Part of the Washington Group is Seaspan Marine Corporation. Seaspan is active in marine services. Seaspan includes three shipyards, barge transportation, tug services and a ferry business. It is Canada’s largest marine corporation.

Montana Rail Link Inc. is the largest privately owned railroad in America.

Start of His Career

Washington started working at his uncle’s construction company. At the age of 30 he purchased a bulldozer. He started his own construction company. In five years time his company was the largest contractor in Montana.

Montana Resources

In the 1980’s he bought a copper mine in Montana. This company is named Montana Resources and is worth more than US$ 1 billion.  

Movie Overboard

Washington has owned several yachts, all named Attessa. In 1987 his 144ft yacht Attessa (now named Huntress) was used in the movie ‘Overboard’. The movie starred Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russel.

And in 1993 his Attessa was featured in the Demi Moore movie Indecent Proposal.

Dennis Washington Net Worth

His estimated net worth is around US$ 6 billion.


He is an active philanthropist. He founded the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation. He has donated more than US$ 130 million.

Dennis Washington Residence

Washington and his wife Phyllis own a large house in Indian Wells, California. The value for property taxes is around US$ 86 million. He also owns another large estate in Missoula, Montana.

Phyllis Washington

Dennis’ wife Phyllis owns an exclusive antiques store named Maison Felice. In 1998 Phyllis opened Maison Felice in Palm Desert, CA,. It is the culmination of her love for antiques, travel and interior design.

Phyllis Washington Antiques has over 25,000 square feet of beautiful objects. And furnishing from 18th century to Art Dec. The store is a destination for many top west coast designers.

Dennis and Phyllis have two children: Kyle and Kevin.

Kyle Washington

He is Executive Chairman at Seaspan. He sits on the board of Washington Corporation. He moved to Canada after graduating in Montana. He is married to Janelle, they have 3 children. The family lives in Vancouver.

Kevin Washington

He is member of the management of the family business. He is also a founding partner of Aviation Partners and Aviation Partners Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Aviation Partners produces blended winglet technology for Boeing and several private aircraft manufacturers.

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M/Y Attessa IV

The motor yacht Attessa IV was originally built as Evergreen for Chang Yu-fa. He is the chairman of the Evergreen Shipping Line. She was delivered in 1999 to a design of Diana Yacht Design. In 2007 Chang Ya-fa sold his luxury yacht to billionaire Dennis Washington.


The luxury yacht has a steel hull with an aluminum superstructure. She is powered by 2 Wärtsilä diesel engines. Which bring her a top speed of 22.6 knots. Her cruising speed is 21 knots. She has a range of more than 6,000nm.

3,5 year long Refit

During a 3,5 year long reconstruction period, the yacht was totally rebuild. The work was done under project management of the Washington Yachting Group. The bow, stern and superstructure were all changed. The yacht received a totally new interior lay out.  She was brought to Lloyds and MCA Class.


She can accommodate 28 guests, serviced by a crew of 21. The value of Attessa IV is estimated at US$ 150 million.

In 2012 Bill Gates was using the yacht Attessa for a family holiday in Belize. Photos on this page by Christo303.

San Diego Collision

In October 2018 the Attessa yacht was involved in a collision with a sports fisher yacht, near San Diego.

The crash caused extensive damage to the starboard quarter of the sports fishing boat. The boat was disabled and a man was critically injured.

A man was airlifted of the sports fisher by the US Coast Guard. He died later in a San Diego hospital.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Yacht Charter

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

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Private Jet

Boeing 737

He owns several private jets and helicopters. His fleet includes a Boeing 737 business jet, with registration N162WC.

Eurocopter EC135

He owns a Eurocopter EC135 with registration N161WC. And a BAE Hawker 800 with registration N164WC. He owns another Eurocopter EC135 with registration N165WC. The latter is permanently based on his yacht Attessa IV.

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D. Washington House

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His amazing house in Indian Wells, with a large pool and tennis court.

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