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Jim Moran built an automobile empire, which became one of the largest in the world. He ordered 8 Feadship yachts named Gallant Lady

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All Tou Need to Know About Charles Ho and his Yacht Moon Sand

Yacht Name: Moon Sand - Yacht Length: 44 m (145 ft) - Guests: 8 in 4 cabins - Crew: 8 in 4 cabins - IMO 1012608 - 499t - Feadship - 2015 - Yacht Value: US$ 45 million - Owners Name: Charles Ho - Owners Net Worth: US$ 500 million - Owners Company: Sing Tao News - Owners Country: China - We think that Charles Ho is also the owner of the 33 meter (110 ft) yacht Moon Sand Too

Luxury Yacht Moon Sand

The yacht Moon Sand was built by Feadship and delivered to her owners in 2015. She has a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure.

Yacht Moon Sand Interior

Her interior is designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design, while De Voogt is responsible for her exterior lines.

Moon Sand can accommodate 8 guests and a crew of 8. The yacht’s windows are as large as possible, offering awesome views.

Main Deck Swimming Pool

The main deck features an innovative swimming pool, with a lifting floor providing the required pool depth.

With the floor fully up, the pool is invisible, providing extra deck space. The pool features a contra-flow and a Jaccuzi position, with the floor position half way.

Moon Sand Too

We think that Moon Sand’s owner also owns the smaller (33 meter / 110ft)  yacht Moon Sand Too. The name is obvious… but also the yacht’s logos are similar and the interiors are both by Bannenberg & Rowell.

Charter Yacht Moon Sand

The yacht Moon Sand is not available for charter.

Charles Ho Tsu-kwok

Charles Ho Tsu-kwok is the owner of the yacht Moon Sand.

Who is Charles Ho?

He is the Chairman of the Sing Tao News Corporation and heir to the Hong Kong Tobacco Co.

Sing Tao News Corporation Limited

The Sing Tao News Corporation is a media company based in Hong Kong. The company owns printed media such as newspapers and magazins, and is also active in online Media. Newspapers include the Sing Tao Daily, the Headline Daily, and the widely-circulated English free newspaper The Standard.  

Online activities include My-Magazin.me. In 2015 Sing Tao realised sales of US$ 250 million and  net profit of USD 8 million. Sing Tao has more than 2,000 employees. Charles Ho owns approx. 50% of the companies shares.

Hong Kong Tobacco Co

The Hong Kong Tobacco company was founded by Charles Ho’s grandfather Ho Ying Chie in 1950. The company is active in the manufacturing and sales of tobacco.

Its biggest brands included Marlboro and the local brand Companion. The Hong Kong Tobacco Co. became the eighth-largest tobacco company worldwide.

In 1996 the company sold their Marlboro and Companion activities to Philip Morris Asia. Charles Ho still owns 49% of the companies shares.

People's PCC

Charles Ho has good ties with the Chinese government, he is a National Committee Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Known as the People's PCC, the conference is a political advisory body in the People's Republic of China. Ho received the Grand Bauhinia Medal, the highest award under the Hong Kong system.

Net Worth and Philanthropy

Based on the shareholdings in Sing Tao and the ‘Tobacco activities’, we estimate the net worth of Charles Ho at US$ 300 million or more.

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The yacht Moon Sand, owned by Hong Kong entrepreneur Charles Ho

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Charles Ho’s yacht Moon Sand

The yacht was built as Hull 690

Moon Sand Too is also owned by Charles Ho

The interior of the yacht Moon Sand

Moon Sand Too has the same logo

Moon Sand Too

The main saloon

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