£40m superyacht ‘owned by Chinese tech tycoon’ with helipad and jacuzzi moors next to HMS Belfast

Superyacht worth £40million ‘owned by Chinese tech tycoon’ with helicopter on the back sails into London and moors up next to HMS Belfast

  • The Ocean Dreamwalker III weighs 500 tonnes and comes with a helipad, on-deck jacuzzi and swimming pool
  • The luxurious vessel sleeps 10 people in five enormous cabins, plus 7 crew, and can cruise at 11 knots
  • It sailed up the Thames and moored off HMS Belfast, the first time of a yacht with helicopter seen in London 

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A luxury superyacht has sailed into the Thames and moored next to the warship HMS Belfast near Tower Bridge.

The $40 million vessel, the Ocean Dreamwalker III, has been photographed with a helicopter on the helipad at the stern of the yacht.

It is believed that this is the first time a superyacht has visited the capital with a helicopter onboard. 

Ocean Dreamwalker III, completed in 2018, is worth $40m and weighs 500 tonnes, but is dwarfed in the Thames by light cruiser the HMS Belfast

Ocean Dreamwalker III, completed in 2018, is worth $40m and weighs 500 tonnes, but is dwarfed in the Thames by light cruiser the HMS Belfast

The Ocean Dreamwalker III has a steel hull and blue-painted aluminium superstructure

The Ocean Dreamwalker III has a steel hull and blue-painted aluminium superstructure

Hong Kong-based owner Deng Zhonghan is the founder of microchip manufacturer the Vimicro Corporation and has an estimated net worth in the region of $500m.

Hong Kong-based owner Deng Zhonghan is the founder of microchip manufacturer the Vimicro Corporation and has an estimated net worth in the region of $500m.

It is believed that this is the first time a superyacht has visited the capital with a helicopter onboard the back of the boat

It is believed that this is the first time a superyacht has visited the capital with a helicopter onboard the back of the boat

Ocean Dreamwalker III

LENGTH 154.20ft /47m

BUILDER Sanlorenzo

EXTERIOR DESIGNER Francesco Paszkowski

INTERIOR DESIGN Francesco Paszkowski

BUILT | REFIT 2018

MODEL 500Exp

BEAM 31.50ft /9.6m

GROSS TONNAGE 499 Tonnes

DRAFT 8.04ft /2.45m

CRUISING SPEED 11 Knots

TOP SPEED 16 Knots

The 154ft expedition motor yacht was built by Sanlorenzo in Italy at their Viareggio shipyard and was delivered to her owner, believed to be Chinese tech tycoon Deng Zhonghan, in 2018. 

Inside the boat can sleep up to 10 guests overnight in five luxurious cabins, in addition to eight crew in their own quarters.

The hull is steel and aluminium and the decks are made from teak. 

Powered by huge 1,360hp diesel engines and propelled by twin screw propellers the ship can reach speed of 16 knots, and comfortably cruises at 11 knots. 

Luxury features on the $40million yacht are believed to include – in addition to the helipad – an on-deck jacuzzi and a swimming pool. 

Hong Kong-based owner Deng Zhonghan is the founder of Vimicro Corporation and has an estimated net worth in the region of $500m.

The company specializes in research and development, and produces multimedia processors for personal computers and mobile phones.  

 

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