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Redskins owner Daniel Snyder buys 305-ft yacht with two-deck IMAX theater

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Alex Butler
Project 814 -- or Lady S -- is 305 feet long and features a two-deck IMAX theater. Photo courtesy of Feadship
Project 814 -- or Lady S -- is 305 feet long and features a two-deck IMAX theater. Photo courtesy of Feadship

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- It might not be as big as Jerry Jones' behemoth boat, but Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder's recently purchased yacht includes a two-deck IMAX theater.

Sources told the Guardian that Snyder and his wife recently spent more than $100 million to purchase the 305-foot superyacht called Lady S. Forbes. A Forbes contributor wrote in December that Snyder is the owner of the vessel.

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Dutch Yachting posted a video of the Lady S's launch in October.

The boat was constructed in five years by the Dutch boatbuilder Feadship. It features a fully certified helipad, four VIP suites and facilities that cater to sports including golf, basketball, volleyball and football, in addition to the customized cinema.

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Washington Redskins majority owner Daniel Snyder bought the team in 1999 for $800 million. File photo by Art Foxall/UPI

Feadership's Royal Van Lent shipyard chief executive Jan-Bart Verkyuyl told the Guardian that the owner of the yacht was an American billionaire, but would not identify the individual.

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"He wanted an IMAX, that was his main request," Verkuyl told the Guardian.

The theatrical addition carried an added cost of $3 million.

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Snyder bought the Redskins in 1999 for $800 million. He remains the majority stakeholder in the NFC East franchise. Snyder, 54, is worth $2.2 billion, according to Forbes. The Redskins are valued at $3.1 billion.

Jones' Dallas Cowboys are the most valuable team in sports at $5 billion. The Cowboys owner recently purchased the $250 million megayacht named Bravo Eugenia, which is 357 feet long.

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