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All You Need to Know About Ronald De Waal, His Net Worth, His House, Private Jet and Yachts Velsheda and Bystander

Yacht Velsheda Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

39 m (130 ft)


10 in 5 cabins


7 in 3 cabins


 Camper & Nicholsons Shipyard


Charles E. Nicholson






MTU 12V183


124 ton

Yacht Bystander Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

42 m (139 ft)


10 in 5 cabins


9 in 4 cabins


JFA Yachts


Rhoades Young Design




14 knots




560 ton




US$ 20 million

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Who is the Owner of the Yachts Velsheda and Bystander ?


Ronald De Waal


The Netherlands

Net Worth:

US$ 600 million


WE Fashion


February 13, 1952







Private Jet:

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Ronald de Waal owns both the J-class Velsheda and the motor yacht Bystander, which acts a support vessel.

Who is Ronald de Waal?Ronald De Waal

He is the owner of fashion retailer WE Fashion. Which was founded in 1917 by his grandfather Edwin de Waal. He was born in February 1952. He is a Dutchman but resides in Belgium.

The company started as a fashion wholesaler but changed its focus to retail in the 1960’s.

The company now has 3.000 employees and 250 stores in the Netherlands, Germany, France and some other European countries. All collections are designed and manufactured ‘in house’.

De Waal is the owner of the J-Class sailing yacht Velsheda and her support vessel Bystander.

J-Class Velsheda

The J-Class Velsheda was designed by Charles Nicholson and was built by Camper & Nicholson in 1933 for William Stephenson. Stephenson was owner of the Woolworth retail chain.

Velsheda was purchased by Ronald de Waal in 1996 as a bare hull and following a comprehensive rebuild led by Dykstra Naval Architects she was re-launched in November 1997.

Yacht Bystander

Motor Yacht Bystander is the support vessel for de Waal’s J-class yacht. The yacht was built in 2006 at JFA Chantier Naval. The Bystander yacht has a length of 42 meters (138 ft).

She can accommodate 10 guests in 5 staterooms. The yacht has a crew of 9. Bystander has a range of 5,000 nm. She is powered by 2 Caterpillar engines. Which bring her a top speed of 14 knots.

How Much is Ronald de Waal Net Worth?

His net worth is estimated at US$ 600 million.

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