Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Splashes Out on Superyacht

Jerry Jones

Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones is known for his extravagant lifestyle, and that should definitely come with the territory for a oil magnate who owns the most valuable franchise in the sports world. The billionaire businessman has laid down a whopping $250 million on Oceana's Project Bravo superyacht.

The purchase is proof that owning a football team is a good investment because the yacht actually cost $110 million more than the $140 million Jones spent to buy the 'Boys in 1989.

Reportedly built in the Netherlands and launched in 2017, the vessel was delivered by Dutch shipyard Oceanco after going through trials on the North Sea.

The new yacht is called Bravo Eugenia and named after Jones' wife, Gene Jones, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Other features include a garage for water vehicles and a spa, complete with massage room and sauna.

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According to Business Insider, the yacht is one of the first to feature a LIFE (Lengthened, Innovative, Fuel Efficient, Eco-Friendly) design. The lower deck encompasses a gym and a luxurious "beach club", a yachting term for the ship's waterside lounge.

Jones is worth about $6.8 billion, according to Forbes.

Pascale Raymond, a partner at Reymond Langton Design, says in a November release from Oceanco that the firm "worked with artisans and craftsmen to create bespoke artworks, fabrics, and signature furniture pieces that all combine to create a warm, inviting environment on board for the [owner's] family and guests".

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