Sir James Dyson is the owner of the yacht Nahlin. Dyson is the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner.
Dyson is a household appliance manufacturer, founded in 1987 by James Dyson. The company is known for its bagless vacuum cleaner, but also produces hand and hair dryers and blade less fans. The company has annual sales of more than US$ 3 billion with more than 7,000 employees. James Dyson was disappointed with the way existing vacuum cleaners used bags to trap dust, losing suction when the bags filled with dirt. He found out that a cyclone separating system was more effective.
Dyson is best known as the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner. In 1978 Dyson had the idea of using cyclonic separation to create a vacuum cleaner that would not lose suction as it picked up dirt. Nowadays the Dyson vacuum cleaner is sold in over 65 countries.
James Dyson is an active philanthropist through his James Dyson Foundation. The foundation supports support design and engineering education around the world. The Imperial Colleges London opened the Dyson School of Design Engineering after a US$ 15 million donation.
Dyson owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet, with registration G-
James lives with his wife Deirdre Dyson in a Georgian estate in South Gloucestershire named Dodington Park. The family purchased the house in 2003 for US$ 20 million. Dyson also owns a wine estate in France named Domaine Des Rabelles.
The net worth of James Dyson is US$ 5.8 million (January 2018). In 2007 Dyson was appointed a Knight Bachelor, which earned him the title Sir James Dyson
Nahlin was built in 1930 for Annie Henrietta Yule, heiress to the (Indian) Yule conglomerate and at that time known as the richest woman in the UK. 1934 Nahlin was classified as one of the biggest private yachts ever built in the U.K. Other owners of the yacht Nahlin include King Carol II of Romania and yacht broker Nicholas Edmiston, who sent her for a US$ 20 million restoration under supervision of G.L. Watson. Later she was bought by Sir Anthony Bamford (now owner of the yacht Virginian) who sold Nahlin to James Dyson. Nahlin can accommodate 12 guests and has a top speed of 17 knots.