Users' questions

Who owns the superyacht Skat?

Who owns the superyacht Skat?

Charles Simonyi
The owner is Charles Simonyi, a former Software Engineer from Microsoft and the fifth space tourist. The yacht is 71 metres (233 ft) long. Simonyi once had a Danish girlfriend who called him skat, literally “treasure”, a common term of endearment similar to “honey” in English.

How much did Skat yacht cost?

SKAT yacht • Lurssen • 2002 • owner Charles Simonyi

Name: Skat
Engines: MTU
Volume: 1,998 ton
IMO: 1007287
Price: US$ 60 million

What is the largest yacht in the world?

The 590-foot Azzam is considered the longest yacht in the world and is reportedly owned by the royal family of Abu Dhabi. Built in 2013, this Larsson yacht made yachting history for not only its size, but its ability to reach top speeds of more than 30 knots.

What does not for sale to US residents while in US waters mean?

As the current owner of the boat has not paid the US Import Duty on the boat, a sale cannot legally occur on the boat to a US Resident while she is in US Waters, and a broker cannot legally advertise the boat without making prominently clear that the boat is “Not For Sale In US Waters To A US Resident”.

Does Jeff Bezos own a private jet?

Bézose mucho. Jeff Bezos and rumored fiancée Lauren Sanchez are still going strong, as the pair were snapped arriving in Los Angeles aboard a $65 million private jet Tuesday.

Does Bill Gates own a yacht?

Bill Gates does not own a yacht. Although he seems to have a penchant for life at sea, Bill prefers to rent super yachts rather than buy his own. Not only has Bill vacationed on one of the most expensive yachts in the world, he reportedly got married to his wife Melinda on one too!

Why are there no flagged superyachts?

The general policy derives from a 111-year-old law, preventing sales of foreign-flagged yachts to U.S. citizens when the boats are in U.S. waters. The law requires foreign-flagged vessels to pay an import fee even before they are offered for sale to U.S. residents while in U.S. waters.

Why do yachts say not for sale in US waters?

How long is Bill Gates new yacht?

112-meter long
The 112-meter long yacht has five decks which host 14 guests and a 31-person crew. It comes with a number of ultra-fancy amenities, including an infinity pool, a deck lounge that turns into a home (boat?)