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All You Need to Know About George Argyros and his Yacht Huntress
Yacht Name: Huntress - Yacht Length: 60 m (197 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 15 in 7 cabins - IMO 1010337 - Yacht Value: US$ 75 million - Owners Name: George Argyros - Argyros Net Worth: US$ 2.5 billion - Owners Company: Arnel & Affiliates - Owners Country: USA - The yacht Huntress was built as Solemates for Reebok founder Paul Fireman.
Yacht Huntress - George Argyros
George Argyros is the owner of the Lurssen yacht Huntress
Who is George Argyros?
He is the founder of Arnel & Affiliates. Arnel is a privately owned diversified real estate and investment company. The company is mainly active in Southern California (Orange County) and owns more than 5,000 apartments and more than 2 million square feet of commercial real estate. Arnel Office owns several business centers, such as the Metro Pointe Business Center and the Puente Hills Business Center. He is also Founding Partner in Westar Capital, a private investment company.
Ambassador to Spain
Argyros was the US Ambassador to Spain from 2001 until 2004. The position was reportedly a political reward by President George Bush for Argyros’ fund raising for the Republican Party.
The Net Worth of George Argyros is estimated at US$ 2.5 billion.
George and his wife Julianne are active philanthropists. In 2015 they donated US$ 13.5 million to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, Orange County. In 2012 they donated US$ 8 million to the Chapman University to construct the Julianne Argyros Orchestra Hall, a 1,050-seat concert space. The Argyros family has made many more donations, for example to the Orange County School of Arts and the South Coast Repertory.
George Argyros House
George and his wife Julia Argyros live in a large mansion in a gated golf community in Southern California. They purchased the house in 2002 for US$ 30 million.
George Argyros Private Jet
Argyros owns a Gulfstream G550 private jet with registration N523GA. The jet was delivered in 2015 and has a list price of US$ 60 million. He previously owned a G450 (N237GA) and a Bombardier Challenger with the same registration.
The yacht Huntress was built as Solemates for Reebok founder Paul Fireman. Solemates was delivered by Lurssen in 2010. In 2014 she was sold to Argyros who named her Huntress. Huntress is designed by Espein Oeino, while Glade Johnson Design is responsible for her interior. Huntress can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 15. She has two custom built Vikal tenders. Huntress is available for charter. Argyros previously owned the 55 meter Feadship Huntress, now named Sea Huntress.