Author: Peter Yachtfan, update: 2020-
Larry Ellison Yacht:
88 m (288 ft)
18 in 9 cabins
23 in 10 cabins
De Voogt Naval Architects
Musashi Boat Price:
US$ 160 million
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Larry Ellison Net Worth:
US$ 68 billion
Executive chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Oracle Corporation
August 17, 1944
Melanie Craft (ex)
Megan Ellison and David Ellison
The University of Chicago
Woodside, San Fransisco, CA, USA
Gulfstream G650 (N817GS))
The Giving Pledge, The Lawrence Ellison Foundation
Ellison has owned several large yachts, including the 139 meter Rising Sun. Watch our Musashi Photo Gallery at the bottom of this page!
He is an American billionaire. He is co-
Ellison holds a 22.5% stake in Oracle. Which makes him one of the richest people in the world. He has an estimated net worth of US$ 66 billion. During the 1970’s he worked on a database for Ampex Corporation.
This inspired him to found the ‘Software Development Laboratories’ in 1977. SDL was later renamed Oracle after its successful product: the Oracle database.
In 2014 Oracle Corporation has more than 130.000 employees. It was realizing sales of USD 38 billio. And a net profit of USD 10 billion. Ellison also owns shares in NetSuite, Salesforce.com and Leapfrog Enterprises.
Ellison has owned several superyachts: the 58 meter Lurssen yacht Ronin. The 75 meter Blohm and Voss yacht Katana (now ZEUS) and the 138 meter Lurssen yacht Rising Sun. And now the 88 meter Feadship Musashi. All his yachts have a Japanese themed name.
Ellison is backer of the Oracle Team USA. Oracle Team USA is a yacht racing syndicate formed to compete for the A merica's Cup. The Oracle Sailboat is wing sail catamaran.
It unsuccessfully defended the 2017 America's Cup. Oracle Team USA did not issue a challenge within the deadline for the 36th America’s Cup. Thus ending Oracle's fifteen year presence in the Cup races.
In 2012 Larry purchased 98% of the Island of Lanai for a reported USD 500 million. He owns several houses in Malibu California. In 2014 he partnered with David Geffen, Oprah Winfrey and Laurene Jobs to bid on the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers were eventually purchased by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Ellison is an active philanthropist. He has been donating hundreds of millions to medical research and education. He also signed the Giving Pledge. His net worth is estimated at US$ 68 billion.
He owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet with registration #N817GS. The jet is registered to the company Wing and A Prayer Inc. The company is owned by Ellison.
This is disclosed in the Annual Accounts of Oracle. As Ellison charters his jet to Oracle. The G650 jet has a list price of US$ 70 million.
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Musashi is a 88 meter Feadship delivered in 2010. She was a replacement for the 138 meter Lurssen Rising Sun. Which Larry considered too big for most yachting destinations.
Musashi was the largest yacht built by Feadship at that time. She is the second hull from Feadship’s XL range. De Voogt Naval Architects is responsible for her exterior design. And Sinot Yacht Design did her interior design.
She is powered by 4 MTU diesel engines. They bring her a top speed of 21 knots. Her range is 6,000nm at 12 knots.
Luxury yacht Musashi can accommodate 18 guests with a crew of 23. Her features include a glass elevator and a large cinema lounge.
The designers combined elements from Japanese design and art deco. There is a spa pool on the upper deck.
The yacht is named after the greatest samurai ever: Miyamoto Musashi. Miyamoto Musashi was an samurai expert. A Japanese swordsman and ronin who lived from 1584 until 1645.
A ronin was a samurai without a lord or master during the feudal period of Japan. A samurai became masterless from the death or fall of his master. Or or after the loss of his master's favor or privilege.
He authored The Book of Five Rings. A book on strategy, tactics and philosophy that is still studied today.
In September 2013 the yacht attended the America’s Cup. Hosting guests of Ellison. Early 2014 Musashi was spotted in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.
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