Inside ST DAVID Yacht • Benetti • 2008 • Below Deck 10th Season
The yacht ST DAVID was built by Benetti in 2008 as Xanadu for Sir Stanley Thomas. She is designed by Winch Design.
The yacht is powered by Caterpillar engines. Her max speed is 17 knots. Her cruising speed is 12 knots. She has a range of more than 3,500 nm.
The luxury yacht can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 14.
Czech millionaire David Beran is the current owner of the yacht. He was born on September 26, 1967. He is married to Terezia Dobrovolna, a Czech model.
Beran is the founder of the Profireal Group, one of the largest financial companies in Czechia.
The PROFI CREDIT division is an important provider of loans and credits in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Bulgaria.
David Beran’s net worth is estimated at $350 million (7.5 billion Czech Crowns).
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In 1971 Sir Stanley Thomas started a pie-baking firm with his brother Peter Thomas. The company sold pies to local shops under the name Peter’s Savoury Products.
Peter’s Savoury Products expanded quickly and was sold in 1988 to Grand Metropolitan for GBP 100 million. Peter Thomas founded the real estate developer Atlantic Property Developments which grew into one of the leading property developers in Wales.
Stanley Thomas started TBI with developer Paul Bailey. TBI acquired several airports including Cardiff International, Belfast International, Orlando Sanford International, Stockholm Skavsta and London Luton. In 2004 TBI was sold for EUR 785 million to the Spanish companies Abertis Infraestructuras S.A. (90%) and AENA Desarrollo Internacional S.A. (10%). At that moment the Thomas family owned about 20 percent of TBI.
In 2012 the net worth of Peter and Stanley Thomas was GBP 225 million or around USD 300 million. Stanley Thomas sold his yacht Xanadu in 2010.
For a few years, the yacht’s owner was Andrey Chernyakov. He was accused of fraud and his assets were sold. The yacht St David was sold in 2018.
The yacht is featured in the 10th edition of the TV Series Below Deck. It is the largest yacht in the show’s history.
This season will see Captain Lee and his crew cruising around the Caribbean island of St Lucia.
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The yacht’s interior is designed by Winch Design.