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All You Need to Know About Nicholas Woodman and his

Yacht Driftwood

yacht Name: Driftwood - Yacht Length: 55 m (180 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 13 in 6 cabins - IMO 1012842 - Displacement: 707t - Amels - 2017 - Yacht Value: US$ 50 million -

Owners Name: Nicholas Woodman - Woodman Net Worth: US$ 1 billion - Owners Company: GoPro - Owners Country: USA - We think Woodman was the owner of the yacht Step One, but that he now owns the yacht Driftwood

Luxury Yacht Driftwood

The new Amels yacht Driftwood is owned by Nicholas Woodman. Not only relates the yacht’s name to Woodman, but we were informed earlier that he had ordered an new Amels 180, to be delivered in 2017.

We were told that he previously owned the yacht Step One, which was put up for sale. Do you know more about Nick Goodman and his yacht? Please do send us a message.

Yacht Driftwood

Driftwood is an Amels 180, delivered in 2017 and built as hull 470. She can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins and has a crew of 12.

She is designed by Tim Heywood and and is said to have an spectacular interior.

Yacht Step One

The yacht Step One - is an Amels 180, delivered in 2012. She is the first hull in the succesfull semi-custom 180 ft (55 meter) series. Step One accommodates 11 guests in 5 cabins and has a crew of 12.

Her interior is designed by Laura Sessa. She has a cruise speed of 13 knots and a range of 4,500 miles.

Charter Yacht Driftwood

The yacht Driftwood is not available for charter. Photos of Driftwood by DutchMegaYachts.com

Nicholas Woodman

Who is Nicholas Woodman? He is the founder of GoPro. GoPro is a manufacturer of action cameras.

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Gopro was founded by Nick Woodman in 2002, following a surf trip when he tried to capture quality action photos. Nowadays GoPro is the largest producer of action cameras with a market share of approx 40%.

In 2015 GoPro realized US$ 1.6 billion in revenue, and a net income of USD 36 million. Nicholas Woodman owns approx. 40 million shares or 30% of the share capital.

Nicholas Woodman Net Worth

In 2014 Woodman was named the highest paid U.S. executive with a total pay package of US$ 285 million. Forbes estimates his net worth at USD 1 billion.


Woodman is an active philanthropist through his Jill + Nicholas Woodman Foundation.  He donated US$ 500 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

Nick Woodman House

Nick and Jill Woodman live in a large house in the town of Woodside, California. The house was purchased in 2011 for US$ 12.5 million. The house has a large pool, a game room, a theater and a fitness area.  

Private Jet

Woodman owns a Gulfstream G550 private jet, with registration N74VW. The serial number relates to Woodman’s 1974 Volkswagen bus called “Biscuit” that Woodman relied on during the founding of GoPro. A G550 has a list price of US$ 60 million.

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Step One was delivered in 2012

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The yacht Driftwood is rumored to be owned by Nicholas Woodman

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Nicholas Woodman House

The house was purchased in 2011 for US$ 12.5 million

Nicholas Woodman ‘s private jet, a Gulfstream G550 (N74VW)

Nicholas Woodman Private Jet (N74VW)

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