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All You Need to Know About Wendy McCaw and her Yacht Calixe

 - Yacht Name: Calixe - Yacht Length: 58 m (193 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 13 in 6 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 15 million - Owners Name: Wendy McCaw - McCaw Net Worth: US$ 500 million - Owners Company: Santa Barbara Press - Owners Country: USA - Wendy McCaw sold her yacht to Glenn Stearns, the yacht is now named Minderella.

Yacht Calixe - Wendy McCaw - Santa Barbara News

Wendy McCaw was the owner of the yacht Calixe, until she sold the yacht early 2015.

Who is Wendy McCaw?

Wendy McCaw was married to Craig McCaw. His company McCaw Cellular was sold to AT&T in 1994 for USD 11,5 billion.


After their divorce in 1997 Wendy received a USD 460 million settlement. She purchased Santa Barbara News-Press in 2000. The News-Press claims it is the oldest daily newspaper in Southern California, publishing since 1855. The News-Press has a combined average circulation of 25,973.


Wendy McCaw is an active philanthropist with her Wendy P. McCaw Foundation.

Net Worth

Wendy McCaw has her own website. Her net worth is estimated at USD 500 million.

Yacht Calixe

Calixe was built in 1986 as Cacique. She was later sold to the McCaw family and named Calixe. Calixe can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 13.

Wendy McCawYacht Minderella

In 2015 the yacht Calixe was sold to Glenn Stearns, she is now named Minderella. She was sent for a refit at Feadship in 2016 and was given a dark blue hull. She carries a helicopter with registration N555MS, registered in Delaware to a company named Vertical Carriage LLC. The heli carries the name ‘The Glass Slipper’.

Glenn Sterns

Glenn Stearns is the founder of Stearns Lending, an American wholesale, retail and correspondent lender. Stearns Lending is one of the largest mortgage lenders in the US. The yacht is named after his wife Mindy.

McCaw yacht

We are not aware of any new yacht, owned by Mrs. McCaw. Do you have any information about a yacht owned by Wendy McCaw? Please do send us an email.

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The yacht Calixe was owned by Wendy McCaw

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