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  1. Riding in Sir Richard Branson's Necker Nymph

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  2. Adventures with Necker Belle

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  3. Charter Richard Branson’s NECKER BELLE Yacht Before She Sells

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  4. Richard Branson Unveils Deep-Sea Sub in Newport

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  5. Discover The Caribbean Aboard Sir Richard Branson's Luxurious Catamaran

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  6. Richard Branson prepares for mission to the deep

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  1. Charter Richard Branson's NECKER BELLE Yacht Before She Sells

    NECKER BELLE's weekly charter rates start at $110,000, contact your yacht charter broker for details on how to book this famous catamaran before it's too late. It was announced yesterday that Sir Richard Branson's 32m/105' sailing catamaran NECKER BELLE is up for sale, meaning now is the time to book a charter on board before a new ...

  2. A Closer Look at Richard Branson's Yacht Necker Belle

    One particularly stunning yacht owned by someone who is both rich and famous is Richard Branson's Necker Belle, and he certainly has the financial means to buy and enjoy this expensive toy. According to Yacht Harbour, this 32-meter catamaran was launched in 2009 and it was originally called Lady Barbaretta. In 2009, the yacht underwent a full ...

  3. On Board Necker Belle, Sir Richard Branson's Luxury ...

    Powered by twin Caterpillar engines that develop a total of 960 hp, Necker Belle cruises at 10 to 14 knots under power, and is capable of hitting 20 knots under sail. Branson sold the cat in 2018 ...

  4. Necker Belle

    Prior to being purchased by Richard Branson's Virgin, the yacht was called Lady Barbaretta, and cost £5.3 million for Branson to obtain. It required a two-year refit to emerge as the Belle, operates with a crew of seven, and is currently captained by Captain Piers Helm. The refit won the 2010 best new refit at the World Superyacht Awards.

  5. Chartering Richard Branson's Former Yacht Is the Best Way to Feel Like

    The catamaran, built in 2003 and bought by Branson in 2009, can accommodate 10 charter guests in four cabins, along with six crew members. The boat comes with a master suite, a double cabin, and ...

  6. Necker Belle

    The boat comes with a 12 person fast boat, waterskis, a wakeboard, and diving equipment for 4 divers so you can explore the warm waters of the tropical ocean. Necker Belle boasts its own 3-person aero submarine, which will take you, James Bond-style, on trips underwater. Type: Boat Luxury. Location: Necker Island United Kingdom West Europe.

  7. The Private Yacht Of Sir Richard Branson

    The SUPER YACHT - Necker Belleboat was acquired sometime in late 2006/early 2007 by Sir Richard Branson for around 5.3 million. Next thing to happen was for her to receive an extensive refit, which lasted for about two years after which she emerged as the Necker Belle. What distinguishes the catamaran from other boats in this category is the ...

  8. Charter Richard Branson's Yacht and Vacation Like a Billionaire

    For just $11,500 a week, you can charter the 64-foot catamaran Malisi, which sleeps up to 10 guests in five cabins. Or, charter the Serene motor yacht, which accommodates eight guests and a crew ...

  9. Yacht Necker Belle formerly owned by Richard Branson

    Let's discover Necker Belle, Richard Branson's former luxury yacht! One of the largest catamarans in the world, awarded in 2010 with the World Superyacht Awards and made of super-light carbon fiber, the Necker Belle catamaran, renamed Bella Vita, was built in 2003 and boasts among its owners the English tycoon Richard Branson, who owned it until 2018 when he sold it for $ 3 million.

  10. Here's How You Can Snag a Ride On Richard Branson's Yacht

    Chartering Richard Branson's Yacht. Bella Vista Features. ... Then there is the Necker Nymph, "a 3-person aero submarine that can dive down to a depth of 30 metres, fly underwater and explore ancient shipwrecks and exotic marine life amongst vibrant coral reefs." The submarine, a personal favourite of Branson's, can be organised at an ...

  11. Richard Branson sells 32m Necker Belle

    Richard Branson sells 32m Necker Belle. Richard Branson, the prolific British billionaire and mastermind behind the Virgin brand, has now sold his 32-meter catamaran, Necker Belle at an asking price of $3,000,000. This follows her being listed for sale in 2014 asking €8.5 million. Launched in 2003 by CMN, the 32-meter catamaran features a ...

  12. Richard Branson's Charter Yacht 'Necker Belle' teams up with YachtAid

    Sir Richard Branson is renowned for his philanthropic outlook and his 'Necker Belle' Captain Beez Evans, along with his crew were keen to participate despite his vessel's short turnaround time. The 32m/105ft luxury charter yacht was then stocked up with relief aid supplies from local yachting industry firms including Yacht Chandlers ...

  13. Aquatica Submarines and Richard Branson successfully dive the Belize

    Following the October 2018 launch of its NGO, Aquatica Foundation, Canadian company Aquatica Submarines announced at the beginning of 2019 that they had safely and successfully completed their Belize Blue Hole expedition. Together with marine conservation advocate Richard Branson and explorer Fabien Cousteau, Aquatica's chief pilot Erika Bergman conducted over 20 dives to the site in Belize ...

  14. Azzura Marine receives recognition for Richard Branson's superyacht

    The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) member Azzura Marine is proving they are amongst the best in the world. Azzura recently completed a total refit including new interior of Richard Branson's superyacht Necker Belle.At the 5th edition of the prestigious World Superyacht Awards recognizing the most outstanding superyachts delivered in 2009, the Necker Belle yacht was ...

  15. Richard Branson's Catamaran Is Open For Charter

    Richard Branson has completed a refit of his 105-foot carbon fiber catamaran and is offering it for charter this season, starting next month. Originally launched as the Lady Barbaretta in 2003 and now named Necker Belle, she spent two years being done over at Australia’s Azzura Marine and their in-house fittings division AM Interiors.

  16. Charter Richard Branson's Former Luxury Yacht

    For just $11,500 a week, you can charter the 64-foot catamaran Malisi, which sleeps up to 10 guests in five cabins. Or, charter the Serene motor yacht, which accommodates eight guests and a crew of three. Compared to Richard Branson's yacht, this boat will get you there faster, with a top speed of 34 knots, and cheaper, at €15,500 ($17,421 ...

  17. How Richard Branson Named his Charter Yacht

    By Charlotte Ashley 20 February 2015. Once named 'Lady Barbaretta,' when Richard Branson purchased a 32m CMN catamaran for transporting guests in the Caribbean and luxury charters across the globe, he was faced with the challenge of renaming his vessel with something personal yet original. From adjectives like M/Y SERENE, to foreign words ...

  18. Before Visiting the Outer Space, Here's What Richard Branson Is Sailing

    According to Luxatic, the Necker Belle adventure is something people with deep pockets can experience. Sure, it will cost them a minimum of $88,000 for seven nights on the luxury catamaran. They ...

  19. How to save the oceans: 10 hints from Richard Branson.

    Founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson is known for his love of the ocean. In 1986 he set the record for crossing the Atlantic on a Virgin Atlantic Challenger II motor yacht and in 2004 he crossed the Channel fastest on the amphibious Gibbs Aquada. In 2008, the billionaire attempted to set a record for transatlantic sailing on the 30 metre single hull sailing yacht Virgin Money - a storm ...

  20. Tour Richard Branson's Personal Island

    Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson has traveled the world many times over, but there's only one spot he calls home—his private Caribbean island. For the first time ever, he's allowing cameras inside his new house on Necker Island and inviting Nate Berkus along for the tour of a lifetime. Richard's Virgin empire has made him a billionaire, but ...

  21. Buy Richard Branson's Necker Belle 105-Foot Sailing ...

    According to Yacht Charter Fleet, the 105-foot sailing catamaran was originally built by French Shipyard CMN in 2003 before Branson bought it in 2007, after which it went through a two-year ...

  22. Former Bond Villain Builds Personal Submarines For ...

    Our story begins with Richard Branson in a dogfight with a great white shark. By Jack Smith IV • 08/26/14 9:14am This is the DeepFlight Super Falcon, the submarine that men build whole docking ...

  23. Richard Branson's Top Tips for Saving Our Oceans

    Reduce your carbon impact Limit the damage to coral reefs and marine World Oceans Day: Richard Branson's top tips for saving our oceans To celebrate World Oceans Day last week, activist and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson shared 10 things everyone can do to help care for the oceans with Boat International.

  24. Governor Newsom announces judicial appointments 6.18.24

    Jacot was an Associate at Branson, Brinkop, Griffith & Strong LLP from 2001 to 2003. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. She fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Richard Vlavianos.