M5 is a sloop-
The yacht is powered by 2 Caterpillar marine engines. Which bring her a top speed of 14 knots. Her cruise speed is 12 knots. Her range under power is 3,000nm.
All the Mirabellas, including Mirabella V, were subsequently sold. Mirabella V was designed by Irish-
Historically, yachts over about 25 meters long were typically built with more than one mast. In order divide a vessel's sail area into smaller and more-
Today's technologies have improved reliability of both larger sails and spars and simplified their handling. Allowing Mirabella V to be constructed with the largest mast and largest jib of any sailing craft ever built.
The boat is not available for yacht charter.
Mr. Joseph Vittoria is the retired chairman and chief executive officer of Travel Services International. A company he founded and took public in July 1997 and later sold to Thomas Cook.
In 1982, he joined Avis, Inc., as chief operating officer. Later he was named chairman and chief executive officer. He now is chairman and CEO of Puradyn Filter Technologies, Inc.. It is a public company. And he is chairman of Greenjets Incorporated.
Active in community-
He later served on President Reagans Child Safety Partnership. In recognition of his efforts on behalf of missing children. He also is a former member of the board of directors of the National Center for Disability Services.
His net worth is US$ 400 million. He has sold Mirabella V in 2011. Vittoria owns a large house in Palm Beach, Florida.
He is a Texas, US based billionaire active in oil and gas drilling.
He is the CEO of the Lewis Energy Group. Which he founded in the early 1980’s. When he purchased an oil well for US$13,000. Together with his father, a US Air Force Pilot, he started Lewis Petro Properties.
Nowadays Lewis Energy Group is the leading producer of natural gas in South Texas. They are currently operating more than 1400 wells. And international operations include large plays in Colombia and a Multi Service contract with Pemex in Mexico.
Lewis was actually the first US wildcatter allowed to drill for natural gas in Mexico. A wildcatter is a person who drills wells in locations which are not known to be oil or gas fields.
In Mexico, Lewis is paid to drill, but he does not own the gas himself. In 2010 Lewis made a US$ 320 million deal with BP. Which allowed BP to drill on 80,000 acres of land owned by Lewis.
Rodney Lewis is a collector of classic WWII air planes. His Lewis Air Legends owns 30 planes, including bombers, fighters and trainers.
His net worth is estimated at US$ 1.3 billion (March 2019).
Lewis lives in a large house in San Antonio, Texas
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The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.
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