Sunday, 20 January, 2019


Cowboys Owner Jones Reportedly Buys $250M Yacht

It’s been a fun few weeks for Jerry Jones. More It’s been a fun few weeks for Jerry Jones. More
Noah Ferguson | 11 January, 2019, 00:02

Now, three decades later, the team is worth $5 billion.

What do you think of the new ship?

Mr. Jones, 76-whose net worth is valued at $6.8 billion-reportedly spent $250 million on the impressive yacht, $110 million more than he paid for the National Football League team in 1989. Try wrapping your mind around that.

Bravo Eugenia is 357 feet long.

There's also a suite of spa amenities, including its own massage room, sauna, steam room and plunge pool.

Famed Italian yacht design firm Nuvolari Lenard drew up plans for Jones' new vessel, with the United Kingdom's Lateral Naval Architects assuming the naval architecture tasks and U.K. yacht specialist Reymond Langton Design handling interior design. It is capable of reaching a top speed of 17.5 knots, or about 20 miles per hour.

The state-of-the-art yacht has to have a name, and the 76-year-old Jones made sure to please his significant other before the credit card bill came in the mail.

The Fort Worth Star Telegram reports the ship is named Bravo Eugenia after his wife Gene Jones, while YachtHarbour.com reports that it was delivered to Jones on December 20, just in time for Christmas.

Jones journeyed the seas in Scandinavia during a Christmas cruise. Not too shabby, I guess.

You read that correctly.

That price tag, of course, is $100 million more than what he paid to buy the Cowboys in 1989.

It's safe to say Jerry Jones is living his best life right now and it has nothing to do with bringing a Super Bowl back to Texas or even what the Dallas Cowboys do against the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night.

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