He returned to Sydney in his $90million private jet on Thursday evening as he continues to commute back and forth between Australia and the United States to manage his family’s media empire.
And Lachlan Murdoch, 50, was back in the arms of his beloved wife Sarah, 49, on Friday.
The couple enjoyed a Sydney Harbor cruise on their new 68-year-old $30 million superyacht ‘Istros’ with fashionable friends including Vogue Australia editor Edwina McCann.
Lifestyles of the rich and famous! Lachlan Murdoch and his wife Sarah looked happier than ever as they sailed Sydney Harbor on their new $30million superyacht on Friday
Nice ride! Lachlan recently bought his 68-year-old superyacht ‘Istros’ for $30 million
The couple, who have been married for 23 years, looked as happy as ever as they sunbathed aboard the ship and took in the stunning harbor views.
A barefoot Sarah looked incredibly chic in cream linen pants and a white T-shirt.
She accessorized with designer sunglasses and expensive jewelry, including her rarely seen diamond engagement ring.
Effortless: A barefoot Sarah looked incredibly chic in cream linen trousers and a white t-shirt
Staying warm: As the day grew colder, she wrapped a colorful sweater around her shoulders
Hydrating: The couple sipped ice cold water from the yacht’s bar
As the day turned chilly, she wrapped a colorful sweater around her shoulders.
Meanwhile, Lachlan stood out in a bold blue shirt and gray pants as he strolled around the yacht with a drink in hand.
The News Corp co-chairman last visited Sydney in April when he stopped after a trip to French Polynesia with his family.
But first… let me take a selfie! The blonde beauty was seen taking selfies aboard her new toy
At your service! The couple enjoyed crisps which they were served by a flight attendant
Fashionable friends: Sarah was seen chatting and laughing with Vogue Australia editor Edwina McCann (far left)
Stunning: Lachlan bought his superyacht Istros earlier this year. The reconstructed 1954 42-meter Classic Istros once belonged to the Pappadakis maritime dynasty
Before that, he had traveled to Australia in February with commentator Piers Morgan.
During the Covid pandemic, it looked like the Murdochs were planning to move to Down Under permanently.
Lachlan and Sarah are parents to sons Kalan Alexander, 17, and Aidan Patrick, 16, and daughter Aerin Elisabeth, 12.
Catch up: The couple wasted no time catching up with friends on the boat
Natural beauty: Sarah wore her hair in natural waves and minimal makeup
In April last year, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that the Murdochs could stay in Australia “for years, not months as originally believed”.
The couple, who own a Bellevue Hill home known as Le Manoir, married in 1999.
They bought their superyacht Istros earlier this year.
The ship is likely to be moored where the family moved to and recently purchased a $38million ‘boathouse’ in Wunulla Road, Point Piper.
Lots of laughs: The couple laughed as they watched their guests board the boat
Bold: Lachlan stood out in a bold blue shirt and gray pants
The rebuilt 42-meter Classic Istros from 1954 once belonged to the maritime Pappadakis dynasty.
She won the grand prize for best restored vessel at the Monaco Yacht Club Prada Classic Yacht Show in 2001.
But it fell into disrepair and was little more than a rusting hulk when it was rescued from a Maltese port in 2015, salvaged and rebuilt.
The interiors have been redesigned in a “chic Scandinavian style by Van Geest Design”, according to the Robb Report.
Sophisticated shades: Lachlan and Sarah both protected their eyes with designer shades
Home: Lachlan returned to Sydney in his $90million private jet on Thursday night as he continues to commute back and forth between Australia and the United States to manage his family’s media empire
Relaxed: Lachlan carried a drink as he strolled around the superyacht and chatted with guests