ILONA Yacht – Frank Lowy’s $100M Superyacht

Ilona yacht

The ILONA YACHT is an 82 meter superyacht built by Amels in the Netherlands in 2003 with Redmand Whitely Dixon doing both the exterior and interior design of the yacht. She was built for Frank Lowy, an Australian businessman and yachtsman with lots of experience in the industry. He has circumnavigated the world 4 times.

Name:Ilona
Length:82 m (269 ft)
Guests:20
Crew:28
Builder:Amels
Designer:RWD
Interior Designer:RWD
Year:2003
Speed:19 knots
Engines:Caterpillar
Volume:1,836 tons
IMO:1007964
Price:US $100 million
Annual Running:US $6-10 million
Owner:Frank Lowy
Ilona yacht

Ilona Yacht Interior

Inside the ILONA yacht you’ll find five decks connected by an elevator for easy access throughout this elegant vessel. With a beautiful mahogany interior designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon there is room for 20 guests in 6 spacious cabins and a stunning cinema that can hold 14 people.

Illona yacht tender helicopter

With a crew of 28 in 14 cabins, guests will always feel at home with world-class service and never a shortage of things to do. What was once a helicopter hanger has been turned into a large swimming pool and a helipad was added.

Ilona Yacht Exterior

The exterior of ILONA yacht, also by Redman Whiteley Dixon, features a brilliant white hull, aluminum superstructure and beige-brown wooden teak decks. In 2016 she was sent back to Amels for a refit, where the swimming pool was added, among other features. She was refitted again in 2018 by Abeking & Rasmussen.

Ilona yacht overhead drone shot

Redman Whiteley Dixon has a large portfolio, designing 21 yachts and 59 yacht exteriors throughout their career.

Specifications

The ILONA Yacht is powered by twin diesel Caterpillar Engines, reaching top speeds of 19 knots while her cruising speed sits a at a comfortable 15 knots with a maximum range of 6000 nautical miles.

Ilona yacht side helicopter

She has a length of 82 meters (269 ft), a beam of 21.1 meters and a gross tonnage of 1836 tones. She is in the top 5% of yachts by overall length, and one of only 60 yachts within the 80-90m range and faster compared to other yachts her size.

Currently sailing under the Cayman Islands flag, ILONA yacht has recently been spotted around Italy and the Mediterranean.

Ilona Yacht Owner

The ILONA yacht was built for and currently owned by renowned yachtsman and Australian businessman Frank Lowy. The yacht was named after his mother, Ilona. Frank’s net worth is an estimated $5 billion dollars, mostly from founding Westfield Corporation which is an active developer of shopping malls.

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