Jho Low's superyacht on sale once again


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

PETALING JAYA: A superyacht that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho used to own is on sale once again.

The superyacht, which was known as the Equanimity under Low's ownership, was purchased by Genting Malaysia Bhd for US$126mil (RM514.14mil) in April and renamed the Tranquility.

The vessel made headlines in August after reports that model and socialite Kylie Jenner rented it to celebrate her 22nd birthday.

Since then, Business Insider reported that the Tranquility is now for sale at an asking price of US$200mil (RM837mil), according to yachting company Camper & Nicholsons (C&N).

A check by The Star on C&N's website confirms that the superyacht is on sale and that it can also be rented for €1.1mil (RM5.1mil) per week.

C&N wrote in its testimony section that the Tranquility is "a trailblazing yacht offering unparalleled levels of luxury for a large number of guests. This is what the market has been waiting for."

It is unclear when Genting put the superyacht up for sale.

The Tranquility was one of many luxury items seized by the Government as part of its probe into money laundering in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

The 91.5m-long superyacht is known to have a Turkish bath, swimming pool and a helicopter landing pad.

Last February, the Tranquility was seized off the coast of Bali by Indonesia at the request of US authorities as part of a probe into the 1MDB scandal.

The Indonesian government then handed over the vessel to Malaysia in August the same year.

After being docked for about 16 months, the Tranquility made its first voyage on June 5 from the Loyang offshore base in Singapore and arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka on June 8.


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