Yacht Name: Laurel -
Owners Name: Tom Golisano -
Tom Golisano is married to former tennis pro Monica Seles. Laurel was built for Charles Berwind
Tom Golisano is the owner of the yacht Laurel
Golisano is the founder of Paychex. He is a billionaire and philanthropist, who ran for Governor of New York.
The net worth of Ton Golisano is US$ 3.4 billion. Paychex is stock listed, but Golisano still owns 40 million shares (10% of the equity) worth USD 2.8 billion (US$ 70 each).
Golisano is an active philanthropist through his B. Thomas Golisano Foundation, which he founded in 1985. Through the years Golisano and his foundation donated more than US$ 250 million.
He donated more than US$ 30 million to the Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. In total there are 3 hospitals supported by and named after Golisano.
Golisano is the owner of the Gulfstream G-
Golisano lives with his wife Monica Seles in a large house near Rochester. We believe he also owns a property in Florida.
The yacht Laurel was built by Delta Marine in 2006. For long she was the largest private yacht built in the USA. Her original owner was Charles Berwind, who headed Berwin Corporation (active in coal mining).
When he died in 2010, his yacht was sold by his estate. Golisano spent US$ 50 million on the yacht. Laurel has a composite superstructure and is powered by two Caterpillar engines. Her top speed is 18 knots and her range 6,000 miles at 13 knots.
The yacht Laurel can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 22. Her interior is designed by Donald Starkey. There is an observation room on the sun deck, a sky lounge, a study and a large gym.
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