Yacht Name: Rebecca -
Owner: Charles Butt -
Charless Butt is the owner of the sailing yacht Rebecca. Who is Charles Butt? He is the Chairman and majority shareholder of the grocery chain HEB
HEB is a privately owned supermarket chain. The company was founded by Florence Butt in 1905. In 1926 a second store was opened by Howard E Butt.
The company now has more than 380 stores and realizes more than US# 23 billion in annual sales with 101,000 employees. The company is listed #12 on Forbes’ America’s Largest Private Companies.
Charles Clarence Butt was born in 1938 and is the son of Howard Edward Butt Sr. and the grandson of HEB founder Florence Butt.
He became chairman of the H.E. Butt Grocery Company in 1971.
The net worth of Charles E Butt and his family members is estimated at US$ 10.7 billion (2018). He is the richest man of San Antonio, Texas
The Butt family are active philanthropist. They donate 5% of the profits to charity. In November 2001, the Mexican government awarded Charles Butt the Aguila Azteca medal for his philanthropic activities in Mexico.
In 2017 he donated several millions to Houston’s Hurrican Harvey Relieve Fund.
Charles Butt owns a Bombardier Challenger 300 private jet, with registration N797CB. The jet was built in 2007.
Charles Butt lives in a relative modest house (for one of the richest man in the USA) in San Antonio, Texas.
The sailing yacht Rebecca was built at Pendennis yachts in 1999. Rebecca is designed by German Frers and can accommodate 8 guests and a crew of 8. Rebecca is a 42 meter ketch with an aluminum hull. Her max speed is 12 knots.