Silver Charis, a sleek mega-yacht of New York real estate billionaire, was found cruising Fort Myers Beach on a holiday weekend and anchored off the coast of Sanibel Island.
Built in 2010 by Deltamarin from the design of the ship by Langan Associates and the interior design by Jonathan Quinn Burnett, the 175-foot 846-ton ship is owned by real estate tycoon Larry Silverstein.
The vessel can sleep 12 guests in 6 cabins, accommodates 14 crew members in 7 cabins, and has annual operating costs between $ 2 million and $ 4 million.
A luxury mega yacht sailing under the Marshall Islands flag was for sale by Silverstein in 2020. What is the price tag? What a $ 40 million.
A Yacht tracking website At the beginning of Monday and Tuesday, we placed Silver Charis right next to the Sanibel Causeway near the Sanibel Lighthouse at the eastern end of the island. The ship is cruising the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, visiting Fort Lauderdale at one port of call.
Sometimes boats like Silver Charis are rented for charters when not pushed by service.According to, such excursions cost between $ 200,000 and $ 400,000 or more per week. yachtcharterfleet.com.
Silverstein, 90, CEO of Silverstein Properties in New York, has a net worth of $ 3 billion. superyachtfan.com..
Dara McKillan, media representative at Silverstein Properties, confirmed that the yacht belongs to the CEO.
“He is visiting the southwest coast of Florida and loves it there,” she said.
There is a lot written about Silverstein.
According to a 2017 article in the Baltimore Business Journal, his company purchased the World Trade Center weeks before the 9/11 terrorist attacks destroyed the Twin Towers. The company has rebuilt the complex, including the Freedom Tower.
The company’s recent acquisition was Lower Manhattan’s Apartment Tower. According to a company statement, Silverstein Properties bought for $ 248 million at 116 John Street, a remodeled office tower in the financial district.
And on January 10, Silverstein Properties’ real estate lending platform, Silverstein Capital Partners, is a $ 2 billion fund committed by two existing and three new global institutional investors. It was closed.
About Silver Charis
Equipped with a twin diesel engine, it cruises comfortably at 12 knots and reaches a top speed of 14 knots.
Silver Charis is built on an aluminum hull with a teak deck and a composite superstructure.
With a top speed of 18.5 knots, you can cross the ocean.
The lightweight aluminum hull and composite superstructure are seamlessly combined to create an impressive exterior design.
One of her head-rotating features built into the Lloyd’s Register class is the result of a multi-step painting process, exquisite cerulean blue cast on an off-white superstructure with shimmering metallic silver details. It is a smooth hull.
The interior decoration complements the art collection exhibited throughout her many living and entertainment spaces. ]
In the interior, her deck is provided by a cylindrical elevator surrounded by quiet glass with an oil-rubbed bronze metal finish.
A central staircase wraps around the elevator and features curved marble wall panels. It’s an amazing achievement, as all the panels run vertically in a continuous vein-matched arrangement throughout the length of the stair tower.
The upper deck has indoor / outdoor dining options for 10 people through a unique curved glass door that opens 180 degrees fully.
This article was originally published in Fort Myers News-Press: New York Billionaire-owned Mega Yacht Silver Charis moored off Sanibel