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Yacht Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

85 m (280 ft)


16 in 8 cabins


28 in 14 cabins


Oceanco Yachts


Bjorn Johansson




20 knots


MTU 16V595


2,867 ton




US$ 150 million

Yacht For Sale:

EUR 129 million, Edmiston (2019)

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Sunrays?


Ravi Ruia



Net Worth:

US$ 3.3 billion




April 1949


Madhu Ruia


Smiti Ruia, Rewant Ruia


London, UK

Private Jet:

Boeing 737 BBJ (N301SR)

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Ruia is one of the richest people in India. His yacht was designed by Bjorn Johannsson. Sunrays was listed for sale asking EUR 129 million.

Who is Ravi Ruia?Ravi Ruia

He is the co-founder and vice-chairman of the Essar Group. He was born on 22 april 1949. He is married to Madhu Ruia, they have 2 children (Smiti and Rewant).  He studied on the College of Engineering, Guindy.  CEG is a public engineering college in Chennai, India. It is India's oldest technical institution. It was founded in 1794.

What is the Essar Group?

The Essar Group is an Indian multinational corporation headquartered at Mumbai, India. The company is active in sectors like steel, energy, power, communications, shipping ports, logistics and construction.

The company started in 1976 as a construction company. In the 1980’s the company became active in oil and gas exploration. In the 1990s the group entered into steel, oil refinery and mobile telephony.

The company now realizes more than US$ 15 billion in sales.

Who Owns Essar Steel?

Essar Steel is now India's largest exporter of flat steel. Essar Energy is India's 2nd largest power generation company. Essar Projects is India’s second largest engineering, procurement and construction company. The Essar Group has over 75,000 employees.

What is Essar Energy?

The company is registered in the UK and is active in the oil and gas industry. The activities include exploration and retail. It also owns several power plants. It realizes an annual cash flow of US$ 1.2 billion.

The group’s ultimate holding company is Essar Global Fund Limited, based on the Cayman Islands. Essar Global Fund Limited (Essar) is a diversified global private equity fund exclusively managed by  Essar Capital Limited.

The Fund is a global investor, controlling a number of world-class assets diversified across Energy, Infrastructure, Metals & Mining, and Services.

How Much is Ravi Ruia’s Net Worth?

He and his brother Shashi Ruia are the 16th richest Indians with a net worth of US$ 3 billion (Februari 2019).

Ravi was a recipient of the Business India Businessman of the Year Award 2010.

Does He Own a Private Jet?

Ruia is the owner of a Boeing 737 BBJ private jet, with registration N301SR. The jet was built in 2011 and is formally registered to Essar Shipping and Logistics.

A Boeing 737 BBJ has a list price of US$ 80 million. The Ruia brothers previously owned a Gulfstream V from 1997 (N40SR).

Where is Ruia’s Residence?

Ruia owns many houses around the world. His formal living address is Mauritius. But he and his wife Madhu Ruia also own a house in London and an ocean front mansion in Mumbai, India.

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Sunrays Yacht

Sunrays is the 5th hull in Oceanco’s successful Y700 range. She was delivered to her owner in 2010. The Burgess New Construction Division managed the entire build process.

The yacht is powered by two MTU 16V 595 engines. Which gives her a 20 knots top speed. Her cruising speed is 18 knots. She has a range of 5,000nm.

She has a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure.

The luxury yacht can normally be found around the Cote d’ Azur.

Who Designed the yacht Sunrays

Sunrays’ exterior was designed by Bjorn Johansson Design, with an interior by Terence Disdale Design.

Bjorn Johansson tragically died in 2008, his company ceased it’s activities in 2011. The Sunrays yacht can accommodate up to 16 guests and has a crew of 28.

What Helicopter Does She Carry?

Sunrays carries an Eurocopter EC 145 with registration N145SR. The heli has a similar color scheme as the yacht.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter.

What is her Asking Price?

The yacht Sunrays is listed for sale. Her asking price is EUR 120 million.

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Private Jet

N301SR - Ravi Ruia private jet

The US$ 80 million Boeing 737 BBJ N301SR.

The Yacht was built by Oceanco in 2010.

Inside the yacht Sunrays

Sunrays has an amazing interior designed by Terence Disdale

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