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All You Need to Know About Tilman Fertitta and his Yacht Boardwalk.


Yacht Name: Boardwalk - Yacht Length: 50 m (163 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 10 in 5 cabins - Displacement 492t - Westport - 2010 - Yacht Value: US$ 40 million -


Tilman Fertitta Net Worth: US$ 4.7 billion - Owners Company: Landry’s - Owners Country: USA -


Boardwalk is named after the Kemah Boardwalk on Houston's Clear Lake, which is owned by Fertitta. He lives with his wife Paige Fertitta in Houston.

10 Facts About Tilman Joseph Fertitta You Probably Didn’t Know.


  1. Fertitta started in real estate.
  2. He was managing the real estate of Landry’s before buying the chain.
  3. Fertitta has his own TV show, Billion Dollar Buyer.
  4. He used to sell vitamins.
  5. His net worth is now US$ 4.7 billion.
  6. He owns 8 houses and a large yacht.
  7. The annual tax of his Houston home is more than US$ 400,000 per year.
  8. His yacht is named after the Kemah Boardwalk amusement complex.
  9. He also owns a Bentley dealership: Post Oak Motorcars.
  10. He designed the interior of his yacht himself.

Boardwalk Yacht

Boardwalk is the 7th hull in Westport Yacht’s 164 flagship yacht serie. The Westport 164 is a composite yacht of 49.98 meters in length (164 ft).  The yacht was delivered in 2010.



Interior

The yacht Boardwalk is a tri-deck superyacht. Which can accommodate up to 12 guests in 6 cabins. The full beam master suite is on the main deck.


The master suite integrates the finest fabrics, cabinetry, stone and leathers into a stylish design. The innovative interior layout arrangement also includes a top deck VIP suite. Which leads to its own sun deck.


20 Knot Top Speed

The yacht is powered by Twin MTU 16V4000 diesel engines. Which drive her to an impressive mid 20 knot top speed. Boardwalk has a range of 1,700 nm.


She has a crew of 10, accommodated in 5 cabins.



Named after the Kemah Boardwalk

The luxury yacht is named after the popular Kemah Boardwalk amusement complex. It was opened by Fertitta on Houston's Clear Lake.


The Kemah Boardwalk is a 60-acre Texas Gulf Coast theme park. It is approximately 30 miles southeast of Downtown Houston. The Boardwalk is built entirely along the shores of Galveston Bay and Clear Lake.



Charter Boardwalk

The Boardwalk boat is not available for yacht charter.



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Tilman Joseph Fertitta

Who is Tilman Fertitta?

He is an American businessman and Chairman CEO and shareholder of Landry's Restaurants. He is also a member of the board of regents of the University of Houston System. Fertitta has his own TV show called Billion Dollar Buyer.



Galveston, Texas

Fertitta was born and raised in Galveston, Texas. And he still lives there with his wife Paige. He attended Texas Tech University and the University of Houston.


He showed an entrepreneurial streak even in college. When he started his own firm focused on marketing and sales. After college he started with development and construction. From there he began building homes while selling Shaklee vitamins on the side.



Landrys

He moved full-time into food service in 1986. He wasworking as a real estate specialist for Landry's. It was only a few short months before he bought the Landry’s chain.


Fertitta expanded the chain to include more entertainment. Now it has nearly a dozen restaurant chains and individual entities.



Bubba Gump Shrimp Company

He also owns the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company.  Bubba Gump is an American seafood restaurant chain. It has 45 restaurants. The name is inspired by the film Forrest Gump. The company was acquired by Landry’s in 2010.


He also owns the Saltgrass Steak House. A steak house chain with more than 50 restaurants. Landry’s bought the chain in 2002 for US$ 75 million.


He owns the Rainforest Cafe. A chain with more than 20 restaurants. It has 2 locations in Disney World.



Golden Nugget Atlantic City Casino

His company now owns 56 restaurant brands and 421 locations. He is a minor partner in the Houston Texans NFL franchise. He owns Houston's Bentley and Rolls Royce dealership Post Oak Motor Cars. He also owns the Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. And he is owner of Golden Nugget Casinos.


He owns a large mansion in Houston, Texas. In 2013 Fertitta bought a USD 19.5 million condo in New York.



Tilman Fertitta Net Worth

Forbes estimates his net worth at US$ 4.7 billion. See this Forbes article about him. He is the cousin of Frank Fertitta, CEO of Station Casino’s. In March 2014 he hosted a record breaking San Luis Salute Mardy Gras Party. There were more than 1,600 guests.



House

Tilman Fertitta and his wife Paige Fertitta own a large house in Houston. But mansion is probably a better word for it. See photos hereunder. In a recent interview he mentioned owning 8 houses and his yacht.


They also own homes in Galveston, New York, Colorado and Las Vegas. The annual city tax of his Houston home is more than US$ 400,000 per year.



Tilman Fertitta and wife Paige Fertitta
















Fertitta Private Jet

Fertitta owns two Gulfstream G550 private jets. With registration N625TF and N625GN. GN refers to Golden Nugget. A G550 jet has a list price of US$ 50 million. He also owns a Eurocopter with registration N164TF. The heli is normally based on the yacht.



Houston Rockets

In September 2017 is was announced that Fertitta bought the Houston Rockets for US$ 2.2 billion. The Houston Rockets are a American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. The team competes in the National Basketball Association (NBA).



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Resources



wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilman_JFertitta


www.forbes.com/profile/tilmanfertitta/


www.landrysinc.com/


www.pomcltd.com/


www.westportyachts.com/


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www.nba.com/rockets/news/tilman-jfertitta-acquire-nba-houston-rockets

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Boardwalk is built by US yacht builder Westport.

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One of his two G550 private jets. This is the N625TF.

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