John Spencer -
Caxton Paper (sold to CHH) -
ohn Spencer was the owner of the yacht T6. John Spencer even owned the yard that build his yacht: Flyghtship, although Flyghtship seems to be out of business. The Spencer family is a well-
Gordon Levett -
Pacific Coach Lines -
Gordon Levett is the owner of the classic motor yacht Taconite. Levett is the co-
Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid al-
Son of the Emir of Ajman -
Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi is the owner of the superyacht Taiba. Sheikh Rashid is the son of Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid al-
Getty family -
Superyacht Talitha is owned by the Getty family. Getty Oil was founded by J. Paul Getty in 1964, after the Getty family had already accumulated wealth from earlier oil investments. In the 1930’s the Getty family was active in Saudi Arabia oil exploration through their Pacific Western Oil Corporation. Later their oil holdings were organized under Getty Oil. In 1984 Texaco acquired Getty Oil for USD 10 billion. The Getty family remained owner of the real estate/ tank stations through Getty Realty. A spin off of Getty Realty was later sold to Lukoil. Getty’s son Gordon Getty is listed at Forbes with a net worth of USD 2 billion.
Tamer II -
Maamoun Said Tamer -
Tamer Group -
The Tamer family are the owner of the Jongert sailing yacht Tamer II. The family owns the Tamer Group, a Saudi based healthcare, prestige products, and fast moving consumer goods company. Tamer Group is the leading supplier of pharmaceutical products to the Saudi market. The group distributes laboratory diagnostic machines and reagents, interventional cardiology, radiology, and orthopedics. Tamer supplies diverse food and nutrition products, ranging from baby food, sweeteners, confectionery, and nutritional products, Toiletries, Hair Care, Skin and Body Care. Tamer Group is a majority shareholder in the Saudi Arabian Japanese Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (SAJA). Saudi Arabian Japanese Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd is a 50-
Firestone Family and Friends -
Somera Communications (sold) -
Sailing yacht Tamsen was built for a group of owners, centered around the Firestone Family. The superyacht is named after the wife of Robert Firestone, a psychologist and author. His children and their friends founded several successful companies, including Century Computer Marketing, a distributor of computer equipment, which was sold for US$ 30 million, Somera Communications, a provider of new and used telecommunications infrastructure equipment and services, which was listed on Nasdaq (raising US$ 107 million) and is now owned by Jabil Circuit, and Global Power Supply, buying, selling and renting generators for example to the oil and gas industry.
Viktor Vekselberg -
Paul Allen -
Mike Ryan -
Silverfin Development -
Mike Ryan is the owner of the sailing yacht Tenaz. Mike Ryan is a real estate developer specialized in residential properties and resorts. He is famous for developing the The Ritz-
Solomon Lew -
Retail and investments -
Solomon Lew is the owner of superyacht Texas. Lew is an Australian billionaire. In 1964 he inherited a small retail business. This small business was turned in to a large group, importing textile, toys and other goods from China into Australia. Currently Salomon Lew is chairman and the largest shareholder of Premier Investments Limited, a stock listed investment company. The company is owner of the Just Group, one of Australia’s largest clothing retailers. Mr Lew is the owner of two superyachts: the 54 meter Maridome built by Brook Marine and the 45 meter Texas built by Turquoise. Mr Lew’s net worth is estimated at USD 1.1 billion.
Mikhail Khimich -
Waivera Water -
Mikhail Khimich is the owner if the sailing yacht Thalia. Khimich owns the New Zealand water bottling company Waiwera Water. Some 1.5 kilometres below New Zealands Waiwera Valley lies one of the South Pacific’s main geothermal aquifers. Carbon dating reveals this water to be approximately 15,000 years old. In 1875, Waiwera water was first bottled in its distinctive Georgia Green bottle and promoted as ‘the elixir of life’. WAI means ‘water’ in Māori, the language of the indigenous people of New Zealand. And WERA means ‘hot’. Together, they make up WAIWERA, pronounced ‘why-
The Big Blue -
Tony Mayer -
Arta Tequila -
Tony Mayer is the owner of the yacht The Big Bue. Mayer is CEO of Captiva Resources, a Denver-
The Highlander -
Victor Muller -
Spyker Cars -
Victor Muller is the owner of the yacht The Highlander. Victor Muller is a Dutch millionaire who became wealthy with the shipping company Wijsmuller and the clothing brand McGregor. He is best known as founder of Spyker Cars and CEO of Saab Automobile. Muller became owner of shipping and salvage company Wijsmuller after a management buy -
Ronald Motley -
Motley Rice -
Superyacht Themis was built for Ronald Motley. Motley was one of America’s most successful trial lawyers. He was a pioneer in the use of class-
The One -
Francesco Bellavista Caltagirone -
Francesco Bellavista Caltagirone is the owner of the yacht The One. Caltagirona is a Italian real estate developer. In the 1970’s and 80’s he developed real estate in Europe, the US and South America. In 1994 he acquired the Italian real estate company Aqua Pia Antica Marcia, which was founded in 1868 to exploit and manage an ancient aqua duct in Rome. Caltagirone was very successful and owned several houses in Italy and the South of France, a Falcon private jet and the 71 meter Lurssen yacht The One. In March 2013, however, Francesco Bellavista Caltagirone was charged with a US$ 200 million tax fraud and his real estate, yacht and private jet was seized by the tax authorities. Aqua Marcia was declared bankrupt in 2007.
The Snapper -
DJ Chris Evans -
Radio DJ for the BBC -
Motor yacht The Snapper was built for Formula 1 driver Eddy Jordan. In 2012 he sold the Snapper to BBC radio DJ Chris Evans, as he order a new Sunseeker 155 yacht named Blush in 2014. Chris Evans is a successful radio DJ at the BBC. He hosted several programs such as The Big Breakfast and the Radio 1 Breakfast show. In 2000 he was the highest paid UK entertainer. IN 1994 he founded his owns production company named Ginger Productions. In 1997 Ginger Production -
This Is Us -
Dirk Cavens -
Antwerp real estate KVH
Dirk Cavens is the owner the Belgium real estate developer Kempens Vastgoed Holding (KVH). Dirk Cavens is married to Christine van Hool. Van Hool is a major bus and coaches manufacturer in Europe, offering a range of buses for public transport for international markets. Van Hool manufactures approximately 1,400 buses and coaches, and as many as 4,000 commercial vehicles annually.
Thunder B -
Boris Berezovsky -
Berezovsky was the owner of the yacht ThunderB. Berezovsky was a Russian oligarch who was in constant struggle with Russian politics. He was a London based exile, who critized Putin. He lost several legal battles, including a case claiming ownership of Sibneft, which he lost. Berezovsky was found dead in 2013. Berezovsky’s yacht Thunder B was sold to a Croatian owner in 2013. The yacht is now named Lady K and is famous for her speed of more than 30 knots, powered by a 4,600 hp gas turbine. Berezovski was the original owner of the yacht Radiant. He ordered her at Lurssen for EUR 149 million, but ran into financial problems and sold her to Abdullah Al Futtaim for EUR 240 million.
Anil Ambani -
Reliance Industries/ Ambani Group -
Anil Ambani is the chairman of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. The Ambani family is the richest family in India. Ambani’s brother Mukesh Ambani is the chairman of Reliance Industries. Reliance Industries, was founded by his late father Dhirubhai Ambani. Together with Mukesh, Anil had led the Reliance Group to India's leading textiles, petroleum, petrochemicals, power, and telecom company. After their father’s death the brothers had a dispute about control of the families business. Their mother arranged a demerger in 2005, which gave Mukesh control of oil and gas, petrochemicals, refining and manufacturing while Anil took control over electricity, telecom and financial services. Anil Ambani’s yacht Tian is named after his wife Tina.
Guy Laliberté -
Cirque du Soleil -
Jonathan Leitersdorf -
L Capital Partners -
Guy Laliberté is the owner of the sailing yacht Tiara. Guy Laliberte is the co-
Mrs Georgia P. Gosnell -
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing -
Mrs. Georgia P. Gosnell is the owner of the yacht Timoneer. Georgia Gosnell is the widow of publisher Thomas Gosnell. Thomas Gosnell was the owner of The Lawyers Co-
Conrado Dornier -
Dornier Seaplane Company -
Conrado Dornier is the owner of the sailing yacht Tiziana. Conrado Dornier is the heir in the famous Dornier family, active in aircraft manufacturing. The Dornier family is famous for the design, development and manufacture of aircraft and of flying boats. Dornier Flugzeugwerke was a German aircraft manufacturer founded in 1914 by Claudius Dornier. Dornier produced many notable aircraft for both the civil and military markets Conrado Dornier currently owns the Dornier Seaplane Company. Dornier is famous for the design, development and manufacture of aircraft and of flying boats. The Dornier Seaplane Company holds the type certificate, the program rights and assets to the world’s first all composite amphibious aircraft named the “Seastar”. Seastar is the brainchild of Professor Claudius Dornier Jr., eldest son of aviation pioneer Claude Dornier and long term chairman to the group of Dornier companies. A composite flying boat overcomes the two major shortcomings of amphibious aircraft: namely corrosion and lack of sea worthiness. Sailing yacht Tiziana was built in 1963 by Abeking and Rasmussen, and underwent an extensive refit at Vitters Shipyard in 2006.
TM Blue One -
Valentino Garavani -
Fashion designer Valentino Garavani is the owner of the yacht TM Blue One. Valentino is the founder of Valentino SPA, part of the Valentino Fashion Group. In 1998, Garavani sold the company for approximately US$300 million to HdP, an Italian conglomerate controlled, by the late Gianni Agnelli, the head of Fiat. Valentino Garavani has an estimated net worth of USD 500 million. His yacht TM Blue One was built by the Italian yacht builder Picchiotti. Her design is by Gerhard Gilgenast. She can accommodate 10 guests.
Dave and Cheryl Copham -
Liberty Enterprises -
Dave and Cheryl Copham are the owners of the yacht To-
Told U so -
Kirk Lazarus -
Kirk Lazarus is the owner of the luxury yacht Told U So. Kirk Lazarus is a South African businessman, who earned his wealth in the oil business. Lazarus is the founder of Molori, an exclusive hospitality brand. Molori Private Retreats is comprised of Molori Safari Lodge in South Africa, Molori Great Barrier Reef, Australia; Molori Clifton in Capetown, South Africa; Molori Beach House in Santa Monica, California; and the luxury yacht Told U So. Lazarus also owns Molori Air, a private jet charter company. Molori means 'to dream' .
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Zayed Al Nahyan -
Depute Prime minister UAE
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the owner of the luxury yacht Topaz. The sheikh is the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and half brother of the current President of UAE, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is successful investor with stakes in Virgin Galactic, Daimler and Sky News Arabia. He is owner of the Abu Dhabi United Group (ADUG), which purchased the Manchester City Football Club. Mansour bin Zayed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is chairman of the Emirates Horse Racing Authority and as a horse rider.
Top Five -
Terrence Pegula -
East Resources -
Terence Pegula is the owner of the superyacht Top Five. Pegula is the founder of East Resources, active in gas exploration in the Marcellus Shale. East Resources is one of the largest oil and natural gas companies in the Appalachian Basin. With about 1.05 million acres of land, the company's energy production is the equivalent of about 10,000 barrels of oil per day, mostly from natural gas. In 2010 East Resources was sold to Royal Dutch Shell for $ 4.7 billion. Pegula is now owner of the Buffalo Sabres. Top Five was built as Nice ‘n Easy for John Rosatti. John Rosatti is the founder of the Plaza Auto Mall in Brooklyn New York. Plaza Auto Mall was awarded as a Top 100 dealership by Wards Automotive. Plaza Auto Mall carried more than 15 different car brands. After his wife Bonni lost her life he sold a large part of the Plaza Auto Mall and moved to Florida with his children. Together with his close friend John Staluppi he founded Millenium Superyachts. Rosatti also set his focus on creating a restaurant franchise concept that has now become the fastest-
Totally Nuts -
Dikran Izmirlian -
Alimenta SA -
Dikran Izmirlian is the owner of the yacht Totally Nuts. Izmirlian is a Swiss based businessman with Armenian background who made his fortune by creating a near-