Author: Peter Yachtfan, update: 2020-
108 m (354 ft)
22 in 11 cabins
29 in 15 cabins
Benetti Yachts (FB275)
IJE Boat Price:
US$ 200 million
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James Packer Net Worth:
US$ 4 billion
Crown Limited, Consolidated Media
September 8, 1967
Erica Packer (ex-
Indigo Packer, Jackson Lloyd Packer, Emmanuelle Sheelah Packer
Bombardier Global Express (N888ZP)
Packer named his new 108 meters yacht IJE after his 3 children: Indigo, Jackson, and Emmanuelle.
Packer is the son of the late Kerry Packer. He was born in September 1967. He was married to Erica Packer. He has 3 children (Indigo, Jackson, and Emmanuele). In 2005 he inherited the family company Consolidated Press Holdings Limited. Which controls investments in Crown Limited. Such as Consolidated Media Holdings and other companies.
The company was founded by his grandfather Sir Douglas Frank Hewson Packer.
Since his father's death, Packer has moved away from the media businesses. He and focused on creating a worldwide gambling empire named Crown Resorts.
The Crown Melbourne Entertainment Complex in Melbourne is one of the largest integrated resorts in the southern hemisphere. It is comprising a casino, hotels, function rooms, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment facilities.
There is a biography about his high profile life. The book is named The Price of Fortune: The Untold Story of Being James Douglas Packer. It describes his mental health struggle with depression and paranoia. The book is written by Damon Kitney.
He was the owner of a Hollywood film company RatPac. He founded RatPac with producer and director Brett Ratner. RatPac was responsible for the movie Gravity. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. He sold his stake to Len Blavatnik. Blavatnik is the owner of the yacht Odessa II.
Crown Resorts Limited is one of Australia's largest gaming and entertainment groups. Which operates Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex in Melbourne. And the Crown Perth Entertainment Complex.
Crown holds a significant interest in Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MCE). It is listed on NASDAQ and operating casino/hotel properties in Macau. The properties include the City of Dreams and Altira Macau. As well as the Mocha Clubs business.
Crown Perth is Perth's premier integrated resort. It is encompassing a casino and two international hotels. There is also a state of the art convention center and award-
He has a net worth of US$ 4 billion. In 2012 Packer sold Consolidated Media Holdings to NewsCorp for $ 1 billion.
Packer owns many houses around the world. In 2016 he sold his Vaucluse, Sydney mansion La Mer for US$ 70 million. He owns a US$ 20 million apartment in Bondi Beach Sydney. The apartment has 5 bedrooms, a cinema, and a gym. There is a garage for 8 cars.
In 2018 he bought a home in Los Angeles. He paid US$ 80 million for a mansion once owned by Danny DeVito. He bought the home to be near his children.
In June 2020 several media reported that Packer is building a $ 50 million residence in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. He was spotted on his yacht, inspecting the house under construction
In 2016 Packer got engaged to American singer and actress Mariah Carey. But Carey and Packer separated in the same year. She allegedly claimed a US$ 50 million divorce settlement. The claim was based on a never signed prenup.
He was the owner of the Mangusta 165 yacht Z Ellerston. She is now named Samhan.
Arctic P was built at the German shipyard Schichau Unterweser. It originally served as an icebreaker. Before being converted into a luxury yacht. We were told the yacht is now owned by his sister Gretel Packer.
In 2015 she underwent a refit in Spain. Works included a redesigned beach club. With a disappearing pool and Jacuzzi. And a new galley and an update of her bridge.
In 2015 Arctic P won the Voyager’s Award. The Award recognizes an owner that has made extensive use of his yacht. In long-
James Douglas Packer was also the owner of the yacht EJI. She was delivered by Amels Yachts in 2018. Packer more or less immediately put her for sale. Reportedly as he considered her too small. She was sold and is now named Halo.
The Amels Yacht EJI is a Limited Editions 180. She is designed by Tim Heywood. The yacht EJI has an interior designed by Laura Sessa. EJI can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 12.
EJI was named after Packer’s children. There are several photos online of Packer on board his yacht EJI.
Australian media reports that the 107 meters (351ft) Benetti project FB 277 is Packer’s new superyacht.
We know now that his project is FB 275. A 108 meter (354 ft) yacht designed by RWD. The yacht was delivered in July 2019. The yacht is named IJE, after his 3 children (Indigo, Jackson. and Emmanuelle).
The yacht is powered by 2 MTU diesel engines. Her top speed will be 19 knots. Her cruise speed is 14 knots. She has a range of more than 6,500nm.
The luxury yacht IJE accommodates 22 guests and a crew of 29.
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