Oleg Burlakov -
We were informed that Oleg Burlakov is the owner of the Oceanco Sailing Yacht Black Pearl. Oleg Burlakov is a Russian billionaire, active in banking, cement and natural gas. In 2008 he sold his shares in cement producer Novoroscement to Russian billionaire Lev Kvetnoy.
Burlakov is co-
Oleg Burlakov is majority shareholder (74.88%) in the Russian Stroyles Bank. The Stroyles Bank is based in the Tyumen region. The bank is engaged in lending to small and medium-
The net worth of Oleg Burlakov is estimated between US$ 600 million (Forbes Russia) and US$ 1 billion. He also owns shares in paint manufacturer Terpentin Preporod (based in Bosnia and Herzegovina), and the South Construction Communications Company, which builds houses in several Russian regions.
Black Pearl is a 106 meter sailing yacht, built by Oceanco. The design is based on the 96 meter dynarig project by Ken Freivokh. Later in the project Nuvolari Lenard became involved. But their contract was canceled and Freivokh was rehired to finish the project. Black Pearl is the first sailing yacht for Oceanco.
She features a 3 mast Dynarig system. The masts are freestanding with the yards attached rigidly to the masts. To adjust the angle of the sails, the entire mast rotates in place. When fully deployed the sails have no gaps at all between them, creating a single panel to capture the wind. It is estimated to have twice the efficiency of a traditional square rig