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Derrick Smith is the owner of the yacht Callisto. Smith is a former Ladbroke trading director, who turned into a successful currency trader. He lives in Barbados and is active in horse racing.


Derrick SmithBetting

Derrick Smith started working at Ladbrokes, the world leader in online betting and gaming. After a career as trading director, he left in 1998 to become currency trader and property developer. He was very successful, became rich and moved to Barbados.


Horse Racing

Derrick Smith is active and successful in horse racing. Smith has owned many successful horses together with Michael Tabor.  Together with Michael Tabor and John Magnier, Derrick Smith is the owner of the successful Coolmore Stud Farm. Coolmore is the world's largest breeding operation of thoroughbred racehorses


Sandy Lane Hotel

Again together with Michael Tabor, Smith co-owns the Sandy Lane Hotel in Barbados. The Sandy Lane is a luxury five star beach-front resort and member of The Leading Hotels of the World. The hotel has 112 guestrooms and a five bedroom villa and attracts the world’s rich and famous. Guests include Oprah Winfrey, Rihanna, Tiger Woods and Bill Gates


Sandy Lane Charitable Trust

Derrick Smith is an active philanthropist, he heads the Sandy Lane Charitable Trust, and donated US$ 10 million to create the Derrick Smith School and Vocational Centre. The school’s building and facilities were paid by Derrick Smith, while the Barbados Government will fund the operating costs.


Mitchells & Butlers

Through his investment company Smoothfield Holding Limited Derrick Smith owns 4.3% of the shares in Mitchells & Butlers, the largest operators of restaurants, pubs and bars in the UK. M&B runs around 1,600 pubs, bars and restaurants throughout the United Kingdom. It has revenues of more than US$ 2.5 billion and 44,000 employees.


Net Worth

According to the Sunday Times Rich List, the net worth of Derrick Smith is estimated at GBP 595 million (US$ 725 million). Derrick Smith’s house is reported to be the largest house in Barbados, with a value of US$ 35 million.


Yacht Callisto

The yacht Callisto was built by Feadship in the Netherlands. The yacht was delivered in 2006 and underwent and intensive refit in 2014. Callisto can accommodate 12 guests and 16 crew.  Her interior is designed by Disdale Design. Two Caterpillar engines give her a 16 knots top speed. The yacht’s logo refers to her owners’ horse racing activities and we think that the name Callisto refers to a stallion owned by Smith. Callisto is available for charter.





Derrick Smith resources

https://www.mbplc.com

http://www.aidanobrienfansite.com/inside-coolmore.php

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coolmore_Stud

https://www.horseracingnation.com/person/Derrick_Smith

https://www.feadship.nl/en/fleet/yacht/callisto

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The yacht Callisto is owned by Derrick Smith

Derrick Smith - Yacht - Yacht Name: Callisto - Yacht Length: 65 m (214 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 16 in 8 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 50 million - Owners Name: Derrick Smith - Smith Net Worth: US$ 725 million - Owners Company: Sandy Lane Hotel - Owners Country: Barbados

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