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Sameer Gehlaut - Yacht - Yacht Name: Joy - Yacht Length: 70 m (230 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 18 in 9 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 80 million - Owner: Sameer Gehlaut - Gehlaut Net Worth: US$ 2.3 billion - Company: Indiabulls - Country: India - Sameer Gehlaut is a relative young billionaire from India.

SuperYacht Joy

The 70 meter (230 ft) yacht Joy was delivered by Feadship in 2016. She is owned by Sameer Gehlaut.

Owner of the yacht Joy

We were informed that Joy is owned by Napster founder Sean Parker. But we also received several messages that Sean Parker is not the owner of the superyacht. In June 2017 we found out that Indian billionaire Sameer Gehlaut is the actual owner of the yacht Joy. Rumors that ‘the owner of Joy’ is the ‘youngest client of Feadship ever, a guy is his thirties’ is also incorrect, but we did find out that Feadship is indeed building a yacht for a very young man. Do you know more about this Feadship client? Please do send us a message.

Bannenberg & Rowell

The Feadship Joy is designed by Bannenberg & Rowell, while the UK based Studio Indigo is responsible for the yacht’s interior. The yacht’s interior was designed to create anatural flow between the interior and exterior spaces. Joy can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 18.

16 Knot Top Speed

The yacht is powered by two MTU engines at 1.800hp each, which give her a top speed of 16 knots. Her range is 4,500 miles.

Charter Joy

The yacht Joy is available for charter through Burgess, with charter prices starting at US$ 700,000 per week.

Sameer Gehlaut

Sameer Gehlaut is a billionaire from India. He is the founder of the finance house Indiabulls


In middle of 1999, when e-commerce was just about starting in India, Sameer Gehlaut - at the age of 25 - bought a defunct securities company with a NSE membership and started offering brokerage services. By December 1999, the company embarked on its journey to build one of the first online platforms in India for offering internet brokerage services. In January 2000, Indiabulls Financial Services was incorporated as the flagship company. Nowadays the Indiabulls Group has a market capitalization of US$ 5 million and Sameer Gehlaut is one of the richest man in the world.

Real Estate

Following the financial success of the company, Gehlaut started investing in real estate in 2006 through his Indiabulls Real Estate Group. Indiabulls Real Estate is one of the largest real estate companies with a Gross Development Value of US$ 6 billion, and a net worth of US$ 700 million.  Projects include  the One Indiabulls Centre, the Indiabulls Finance Center and Indiabulls Mega Mall Vadodara. Gehlaut also owns a 40% stake in the UK based OakNorth Bank.

Net worth

The net worth of Sameer Gehlaut is estimated at US$ 2.3 billion. This makes him one of the top 100 of Richest Indians and one of the youngest..

Private Jet

Gehlaut is the owner of a Bombardier Global 5000 private jet, with registration VT-IBG (Indian Bulls Group). The jet was delivered in 2015 and has a list price of US$ 50 million. During the build period the yacht Joy, the jet was a frequent visitor to Amsterdam Airport.


Gehlaut is the founder of the INDIABULLS FOUNDATION. The foundation  provides sustainable solutions that are tailored to meet the specific needs of the underprivileged people. Programs include healthcare, education, energy projects and disaster relief.

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Yacht Joy

Sameer Gehlaut is the owner of the yacht Joy (photo by Peter Beentjes)

Feadship JOY

The Feadship yacht Joy

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Sameer Gehlaut yacht (photo by Jan Ramaker)

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The yacht’s interior by Indigo Design

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Sean Parker is a US based Internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder of Napster and was the first president of Facebook (at the age of 24). His was rumored to be the owner of the yacht Joy, but this rumor is not correct.


In 1999, at the age of 20, Sean Parker co-founded the file sharing service Napster. The service allowed people to share  files such as MP3 music files. Napster operated  until 2001, when the system was shut down by court-order, following copyright infringement claims.


At the age of 24 Sean Parker became the first president of Facebook, when the company was just 5 months old. Parker brought Peter Thiel to Facebook as its first investor. Parker negotiated a deal with Thiel, investing US$ 500,000 for a 10 percent stake, allowing Marc Zuckerberg to stay in control. In 2012 Thiel sold most of his shares for US$ 1 billion and still owns shares worth US$ 600 million. Sean Parker received 4% of Facebook’s shares, which earned him several billions. In 2007 Parker co-founded Causes on Facebook, which registered 180 million people to donate money and take action

Net worth

The net worth of Sean Parker is estimated at US$ 2.4 billion. In 2014 Parker bought Ellen Degeneres’ Los Angeles mansion for US$ 55 million.


Parker is the founder of The Parker Foundation, which he established with a US$ 600 million gift. In April 2016, the Parker Foundation announced a $250 million grant to form the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy. Parker was ranked number 5 on the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2014 Philanthropy 50 list. In 2016 he received the Pontifical Key Philanthropy Award from the Vatican

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