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David MacNeil - Yacht -Yacht Name: W - Yacht Length: 39.62 m (130 ft) - Guests: 10 in 5 cabins - Crew: 7 in 3 cabins - Builder: Westport - 2013 - IMO 9654921 - Yacht Value: US$ 30 million - Owners Name: David MacNeil - Owners Company: Weathertech - Country: USA - MacNeil’s yacht W is available for charter and has its own website.
WeatherTech produces automotive interior carpet protection, such as floor mats and cargo liners. WeatherTech is an American company, producing, buying and hiring only American resources. WeatherTech currently distributes to over 84 countries worldwide and has more than 1,000 employees. The company realizes annual sales of more than US$ 400 million.
Rare Car Collection
MacNeil owns a collection of rare cars, including Ferrari’s and US build supercars. In 2017 his rare 1967 Ferrari 300GTS was sold at auction for US$ 2.5 million. In June 2018 he reportedly purchased a 1963 Ferrari 250 GTO for US$ 80 million.
WeatherTech SportsCar Championship
WeatherTech is sponsor for the sports car racing series organized by the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA). There are three different classes in the United SportsCar Championship series, featuring one sports prototype category and two grand tourer classes. David’s son Cooper MacNeal is a race drive in the SportCar series.
MacNeil has several innovative patents registered to his name, including the design of an innovative pet bowl.
MacNeil owns a 2016 Gulfstream G280. A Gulfstream 280 jet has a list price of US$ 25 million. MacNeil also owns a Eurocopter AS350 with registration and an Airbus H145.
David MacNeil House
MacNeil lives in a large house in Hinsdale, IL. He also owns a residence in Fort Lauderdale.
The yacht W was built by Westport Yachts in 2013. The yacht has a length of 39.62m (130ft) and can accommodate 10 guests and a crew of 7. W is powered by 2 MTU engines, which bring her a top speed of 24 knots. She is designed by Gregory C. Marshall. W has her own website and is available for charter. On the website references to MacNeils other companies are made (which actually lead us to the ownership of the yacht by MacNeil).