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Jim Moran built an automobile empire, which became one of the largest in the world. He ordered 8 Feadship yachts named Gallant Lady

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All You Need to Know About Ann Walton Kroenke and her Yacht  Aquila

Yacht Name: Aquila - Yacht Length: 85 m (281 ft) - Guests: 14 in 7 cabins - Crew: 26 in 12 cabins - IMO 1009962 - Displacement 2,998t - Derecktor - 2010 - Yacht Value: US$ 150 million -

Owners Name: Ann Walton Kroenke - Walton Family Net Worth: US$ 130 billion - Owners Company: Walmart - Owners Country: USA -

Aquila was built as Cakewalk for Charles Gallagher. We were told Stan and Ann Kroenke agreed to purchase the 110 meter (361 ft)  yacht Jubilee at the Monaco Boat Show 2018. In November 2018 it was disclosed that Jubilee was indeed sold.

Luxury Yacht Aquila

A  Walton family member is the owner of the yacht  Aquila (ex Cakewalk), the largest private luxury yacht built in the US since the 1930s.

Derecktor Shipyards

She was built by Derecktor Shipyards and delivered to her owner in 2010. Her exterior design was done by Tim Heywood.

Yacht Aquila Interior

The interior of motor yacht Aquila is designed by Dalton Designs. She can accommodate 14 guests, with a crew of 26. She has a steel hull with aluminum superstructure.

Put for Sale in 2011 and Purchased by a Walton Family Member

The yacht Cakewalk was put for sale in 2011 and was finally sold in December 2014.

She had an asking price of EUR 119 million or approx. USD 150 million. She is now named Aquila and is owned by the Walton family.

2016 Refit at Pendennis

In 2016 she was send to Pendennis for a refit, which would become the largest refit project to date. 750 sqm io interior was stripped an recreated to the new owners taste.

An amazing feature is an 11 meter custom made chandelier stretching over 4 decks. Also the superstructure was repainted and several technical and communication systems were upgraded.

Ann Walton Kroenke

The yacht Aquila is owned by Ann Walton Kroenke and her husband Stan Kroenke.

Who is Ann Walton Kroenke?

Ann Walton Kroenke is an heiress to the Walmart fortune. Kroenke and her sister, Nancy Walton Laurie, inherited stock from her father, Bud Walton (who died 1995). The net worth of Ann Walton is estimated at US$ 6.1 billion.

Ann Walton is married to Stanley Kroenke

Who is Stan Kroenke?

Stan Kroenke an American entrepreneur. He is the founder of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) is an American sports and entertainment holding company.

Kroenke is the largest shareholder of Premier League football (soccer) club Arsenal, and he also owns the NBA team Denver Nuggets,, the NHL team Colorado Avalanche, the NFH team Loas Angelos Rams and the soccer team Colorado Rapids. The net worth of Stan Kroenke is estimated at US$ 8.1 billion.

We were told Kroenke purchased the 110 meter Oceanco yacht Jubilee at the Monacco Yacht Show in September 2018.

Ann Walton KroenkeAnn and Stan Kroenke House

Ann Walton and Stan Kroenke live in a large ranch in Columbia Missouri. The 84 acre ranch has a private golf course and a large outdoor pool.  

Private Jet

Kroenke owns two private jets: a 2013 Bombardier BD100 with registration N218KF, and a 2011 Bombardier Global 6000 (N729KF). Boths jets are owned by Kroenke’s company KW Flight LLC (Kroenke Walton Flight?)

Walton Net worth

The Walton family is considered to be the richest family in the world. Forbes estimates their net worth at an amazing US$ 130 billion. The source of wealth is the Walmart company.


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc known as Walmart, is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores and grocery stores. Walmart was founded by Sam Walton in 1962 and nowadays has 11,539 stores in 28 countries.

World’s Largest Company by Revenue

Walmart is the world's largest company by revenue, according to the Fortune Global 500 list in 2016.  

The 2018 revenue is US$ 500 billion with a US$ 10 billion net income. Walmart is also the largest private employer in the world with 2.3 million employees.

The Family Fortune

The Walton family fortune is primarily held by Sam's three living children -- Rob, Jim and Alice -- daughter-in-law Christy and her son, Lukas, plus Bud's two daughters, Ann Walton Kroenke and Nancy Walton Laurie.

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Charles Gallagher

The Derecktor yacht Cakewalk was built for Charles Gallagher, owner of Gallagher Industries.

Gallagher Industries

Gallagher Industries, headquartered in Denver, is a family-held private equity venture capital firm. Gallagher invests in profitable businesses and build them into significant national and international companies. The firm has acquired and developed diversified manufacturing and distribution entities with combined revenues in excess of one billion dollars.

Applied Industrial Materials

The success of Gallagher Industries began in 1986 with the acquisition of Applied Industrial Materials Corporation. Charles Gallagher saw unrealized business potential in this International Minerals and Chemicals division. Charles Gallagher transformed the company to generate significant earnings, pay down the transaction debt and buy out an outside investor group in less than two years.

Sold for US$ 400 million

Gallagher sold Aimcor in 1997 to Walter Industries for USD 400 million. Charles Gallagher began his career with Owens Corning Fiberglass in Toledo, Ohio.

In his 20 years there, he held several senior management positions. In 1980 Gallagher became President and CEO of Denver based Susquehanna Corporation, where he executed a successful turnaround of this publicly-held building products company.

US$ 500 Million Net Worth

Charles Gallagher has a net worth of more than US$ 500 million.  Gallagher currently owns a 55 meter Benetti yacht, also named Cakewalk.

Yacht Aquila

The yacht Aquila is owned by the Walton family, she was built as Cakewalk for Charles Gallagher

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Walton family yachtyacht Aquila (ex Cakewalk)Aquila yachtyacht Cakewalk 2015Cakewalk tenderdesign by Dalton DesignsCakewalk passerelleCharles Gallagher

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Aquila is built by Derecktor Shipyards

The yacht pictured in Antibes, France, still named Cakewalk

In 2011 the yacht was put for sale. She was sold in December 2014

The Benetti leaving Antibes, in July 2015

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Ann Walton and Stan Kroenke House

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Stanley Kroenke Private Jet

N218KF (Kroenke)N729KF Ann Walton Kroenke private jet

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