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All You Need to Know About Graeme Hart, his Net Worth, his House, Private Jet and his Ulysses Yacht


Yacht Specifications

Yacht Name:

Ulysses

Yacht Length:

116 m (380 ft)

Guests:

30 in 15 cabins

Crew:

48 in 24 cabins

Builder:

Kleven Yachts

Designer:

Marin Teknikk AS

Year:

2018

Speed:

12 knots

Engines:

Caterpillar

Displacement:

6,862 ton

IMO:

9770270

Cost/Value:

US$ 275 million

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Ulysses?

Name:

Graeme Hart

Country:

New Zealand

Net Worth:

US$ 8.6 billion

Source:

Rank Group

Born:

June 6, 1955

Wife:

Robyn Hart

Children:

Gretchen Hawkesby, Harry Hart

Residence:

Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand

Private Jet:

Gulfstream G650ER (N66ZG)


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Hart ordered two expedition yachts at Kleven. He sold the ‘smaller’ (107 meter) to (reportedly) Yuri Milner. She is now named Andromeda. In 2019 Hart purchased the CRN yacht Cloud 9 and named her Odyssey. He also owns the Princess yacht Odyssey, but listed her for sale.


Update September 2019: we were told - by more than one source - that Hart sold the 116 meter Ulysses to billionaire Yuri Milner. Milner reportedly also bought the previous Ulysses. (The 107 meter expedition yacht now named Andromeda).



Who is Graeme Hart?Graeme Hart

Hart is a New Zealand businessman. He was born in June 1955. He is married to Robyn Hart, they have 2 children. He is reported to be the richest person in Australasia. He is active in the packaging business.


He dropped out of grammar school to work at a car repair shop and tow-truck driver. He has an MBA from the University of Otago (based in Dunedin New Zealand).




IS he the Most Powerful New Zealander?

The 2007 September issue of the New Zealand Listener listed Hart as being the 29th most powerful New Zealander. He prefers to stay out of the general media and makes few public appearances.



Hart has a preference for buying under-performing and under-valued companies with steady cash flows which can be turned around through strong cash management, cost-cutting and restructuring with other businesses.









What is Carter Holt Harvey?

Since his 2006 purchase of Carter Holt Harvey he has focused his acquisitions on the paper packaging sector.



His largest acquisition to-date was for Alcoa's Packaging & Consumer group in 2008 for US$ 2.7 billion, later renamed Reynolds Packaging Group.




Who owns Reynolds Group Holdings?

His Reynolds Group Holdings Limited is the holding entity for packaging empire. The company owns SIG, which is a beverage packaging manufacturer based in Switzerland. It als owns Closure Systems International, which is a plastic bottle cap manufacturer.



RGHL owns Evergreen Packaging. Which is a beverage packaging manufacturer. And it owns Reynolds Consumer Products. Which is an aluminum foil and other packaging materials manufacturer in Illinois.




What is the Rank Group?

He does not directly manage his businesses, and is focused mostly on the financing related to re-capitalization of the companies. Rank Group Ltd is Graeme Hart's private investment company. Rank Group is the 100% owner of Burns Philp and Carter Holt Harvey.




US$ 3 Billion in Cash

Rank had assets of approximately NZD 3 billion in cash after selling the assets of Burns Philp and floating Goodman Fielder in 2004. Goodman Fielder is one of Australasia’s largest food companies.




How Much is Graeme Hart Worth?

His net worth is US$ 8.6 billion. His is the richest man on the National Business Review Rich List. The National Business Review is a national New Zealand newspaper.


 


Where Does Graeme Richard Hart Live?

Hart lives with his wife Robyn in an amazing cliff top house on the Hauraki Gulf. The house is valued at US$ 40 million.



The house’ features include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor swimming pool with pool/guest house, a tennis court an amazing views over Half Moon Bay and the Hauraki Gulf.




Does He Own a Private Jet?

Hart owns at least two private jets: a Bombardier Global Express BD-700 with registration N18WZ and another BD-700 with registration N57LE.



Both jets are registered to a company named Felham Enterprises. We also found some information about a Boeing 737 BBJ with registration N451BJ.



Both his yachts and his two jets are registered to Felham Enterprises (Cayman) Ltd. Which can be linked to Hart.



In 2016 the N18WZ was replaced with a Gulfstream G650 with registration N946JB. A Gulfstream G650 has a list price of US$ 75 million. In 2018 this aircraft was sold again. She is now owned the EMS Group. EMS is the biggest pharmaceutical company in Brazil.



In 2018 Hart bought a new Gulfstream G650ER, the N66ZG.  ER stands for Extended Range.



If you know more about a current jet owned by Hart or his Rank Group, please do send us a message.




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There is more hereunder!

Ulysses Yacht

Ulysses is a 116 meter expedition yacht, delivered by Kleven to New Zealand based billionaire Graeme Richard Hart. She is the largest expedition yacht in the world, taking over the position from Luna.



The yacht Ulysses is powered by 2 Caterpillar 3516C diesel engines. Which bring her a top speed of 12 knots. Her cruise speed is 10 knots. We estimate her range at more than 8,000n m.



Early 2019 the yacht visited Miami and West Palm Beach. Hart is rumored to have a residence in Florida.




What is known About Ulysses’ Interior?

She has an amazing interior by H2 Yacht Design. See some interior photos of the yacht hereunder. Her features include a wine bar, a large swimming pool, a cinema, a sauna and a large gym.



She can accommodate 30 guests in 15 cabins and has a crew of 48.



What was His Previous Yacht?

Hart previously owned the 107 meter Ulysses, which he sold for US$ 195 million. She is now named Andromeda. Before that Hart owned a smaller yacht by US yacht builder Trinity. She was sold and is now named Grand Rusalina. Her owner is Rustem Teregulov.



Grand Rusalina’s design was done by Ricky Smith Designs. In 2011 she was put for sale for USD 49 million and sold early 2014. And before the Trinity Graem Hart built the 49 meter Feadship Ulys ses, now named Teleost.




What Price was Ulysses Sold For?

The 107 meter Ulysses was put for sale, asking US$ 195 million. Early October 2017 she was sold. We received a message that the was purchased by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, founder of Digital Sky Technologies.



His net worth is US$ 3.5 billion. However we also became aware of an Instagram message by Burgess Yachts (who was involved in the sale) denying that Mr. Milner is the buyer.



Do you known who the buyer of the yacht is? Please do send us a message. Update we keep receiving persistent messages that Mr Yuri Milner is the owner of the yacht Andromeda. (And Mr. Milner was spotted in Singapore boarding the yacht with Burgess employees)



We were told by several sources that Milner also bought the 117 meter Ulysses! We’ll update as soon as we know more.




Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.




Odyssey Yacht

In 2019 Hart purchased the CRN yacht Cloud 9 and named her Odyssey. The yacht was built for Australian billionaire Bret Blundy.



The yacht Odyssey can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 26. She is powered by Caterpillar engines. Which bring her a top speed of 17 knots.



Hart will use Odyssey primarily in the Med and uses Ulysses for world navigation. He also owns the Princess yacht Odyssey, which is now listed for sale.



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Benetti Ulysses

Superyacht Ulysses was built by Benetti as project Nero. And was delivered to her owner Johnny Ronan in 2012. Her length is 56 meter ( 183 ft). Ulysses has an interior designed by Stefano Natucci. Ulysses can accommodate 12 guests and 12 crew.




Charter Yacht

The yacht is available for charter for approx. USD 300.000 per week. She has a wide selection of toys including wave runners and water skis,  And paddle boards and she is a RYA Training School.

Johnny Ronan

He is an Irish real estate developer.



Ronan Group

He is the owner of the Ronan Group. Active in real estate development. He is the co-founder of Treasury Holdings. An Irish property development company which became insolvent in 2012. Treasury Holdings was formed in 1989. The company is known for the Treasury Building on Grand Canal Street on Dublin’s southside. This building houses the National Asset Management Agency and the National Treasury Management Agency.



Net Worth

Ronan was once considered a billionaire. But his current net worth is not clear. He was able to repay a EUR 300 million debt early 2015 though.

Johnny Ronan yachtsuper yacht Ulysses

The expedition yacht was sold early 2014.

Johnny Ronan's yacht Ulysses

Johnny Ronan’s yacht is available for charter.

yacht Ulysses

The yacht carries a lot of toys.

Graeme Hart Rank Group

The Rank Group, Hart´s private investment company.

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Grame Hart private jet N18WZ

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The 107 meter Ulysses, now sold and named Andromeda.

Ulysses has an amazing interior by H2 Yacht Design. It was designed in cooperation with Robyn Hart.

Hart lives with his wife Robyn in this amazing house on the Hauraki Gulf.

Ulysses  has a large wine bar and several pools.

His Bombardier Global Express private jet. With registration N18WZ. We think it has been sold now. His G650 (N946JB) pictured hereunder has also been sold.

116 meter Ulysses

Impressive photo (by DrDuu) of the 116 meter yacht Ulysses, This was shortly before her delivery.

yacht ulysses tender

Ulysses has an amazing US$ 3.5 million Princess 68 motor yacht as tender. The yacht is stored on her foredeck (photo by DrDuu).

Inside the Yacht


There are no interior photos of the 116 meter Ulysses released (jet). But the photos hereunder are from the 107 meter yacht (now Andromeda).

The on board cinema.

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N946JB - G650 - Graeme Hart

Ulysses Photo Gallery


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N66ZG - Gulfstream G650ER - Graeme Hart

His new G650ER, the N66ZG. (Photo by Mike Condon)

Graeme Hart New Zealand based packaging tycoon June 6, 1955 https://www.superyachtfan.com/wpimages/wpf07e9d19_0a_06.jpg Rank Group US$ 8.6 billion Robyn Hart
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yacht Ulysses https://www.superyachtfan.com/wpimages/wp6a8040c5_0a_06.jpg Value US$ 250 million
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