Betsy DeVos’s $40 Million Yacht Set Adrift By Vandals, Causing $10,000 In Damages



A $40 million yacht owned by the family of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was untied from its dock at a northern Ohio marina last weekend and set adrift, causing it to float away and crash into another dock.

The 163-foot yacht, named “Seaquest,” caused between $5,000 and $10,000 in damages to the dock, according to Toledo’s The Blade newspaper.

The yacht’s captain called the Huron Police Department early Sunday morning when the crew realized the boat was floating in the Huron Boat Basin.

Investigators are hoping surveillance footage will show who untied the yacht from the dock.

Seaquest is one of 10 boats owned by DeVos and her family, according to the newspaper. It can accommodate 12 guests and 12 crew members, according to the SuperYachtFan website.

The DeVos family also owns at least four planes and two helicopters, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Among those serving on President Trump’s Cabinet, DeVos is the richest. Business Insider reported in February that DeVos and her husband, former Amway CEO Dick DeVos, have an estimated net worth around $1.3 billion.