Eric Clapton is the owner of the yacht Va Bene
Eric Clapton is a singer, song writer and guitarist. He has sold more than 130 million records. He is considered to be one of the most important and influential guitarists. Famous songs are Tears in Heaven (which he wrote following the dead of his 4 year old son) and Layla. Clapton has received 18 Grammy Awards and was rewarded the title Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Eric is married. He and his wife, Melia, have three daughters . Eric’s eldest child is his daughter, Ruth. His son, Conor died on the age of 4, when he fell from a window in his mother’s New York City apartment.
The net worth of Eric Clapton is estimated at US$ 250 million. He is a Ferrari collector and owns a one-
Clapton owns several houses, but his main residence is a large estate in Essex, UK. The house was built in 1910 and is a Listed Building, which means it has historic value. Clapton also owns an Ocean front house named Standfast Point on the Caribbean island of Antigua and Barbuda
The Yacht Va Bene was built in 1992 at Cornelissen in The Netherlands. The yacht can accommodate 12 guests and and has a crew of 12. She is powered by two Caterpillar engines, which bring her a top speed of 16 knots. For a few years she was owned by Bernie Ecclestone, who named her Petara. Eric Clapton purchased the yacht Va Bene in 2005 and send her for a refit. Va Bene is available for charter and was listed for sale in 2016.