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All You Need to Know About Ronald de Waal and his Yacht Velsheda

Yacht Name: Velsheda - Yacht Length: 39 m (130 ft) - Guests: 10 in 5 cabins - Crew: 7 in 3 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 20 million -

Ronald De Waal Net Worth: US$ 600 million - Owners Company: WE Fashion - Owners Country: The Netherlands - Ronald de Waal owns both the J-class Velsheda and the motor yacht Bystander, which acts a support vessel.

Bystander Yacht - Ronald de Waal - WE Stores

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

WE Fashion

De Waal is the owner of fashion retailer WE Fashion. Which was founded in 1917 by his grandfather Edwin de Waal.

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’.

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.

Ronald de Waal Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at US$ 600 million.

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