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President of Alibaba Group sails into Dubrovnik Bozo Radic/Cropix

President of Alibaba Group sails into Dubrovnik

Written by  Aug 26, 2021

The luxury yacht White Rose of Drachs, the private yacht of Canadian John Michael Evans, CEO of technology and president of the Alibaba Group, one of the world's largest online sales platforms, sailed into the port of Gruž in Dubrovnik today.

Evans is also the winner of the Olympic gold at the Olympics in Los Angeles in 1984, when he competed for the Canadian rowing team, before Alibaba he previously spent 20 years working for U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs.

The superyacht is 65 metres long and can accommodate 12 passengers in the height of luxury with a crew of 18 on board. And the yacht is currently sailing under the United Kingdom flag, the fourth most popular flag state for superyachts with a total of 806 yachts registered.