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Yacht Archimedes

James Simons - Fact Sheet

Yacht Name: Archimedes

Yacht Length: 68 m (222 ft)

Guests: 12 in 6 cabins

Crew: 18 in 8 cabins

Yacht Value: US$ 100 million

Owners Name: James Simons

Owners Net Worth: US$ 15.5 billion

Owners Company: Renaissance Tech

Owners Country: USA

Luxury yacht Archimedes was built in 2008 at Van Lent

The yacht Archimedes was built by Royal van Lent and was delivered to her owner James Simons in 2008.

68 Meter Feadship

The 68 meter Feadship was designed by John Munford Yacht Design. With a beam of 12.3 meters or 404.4 feet, she has a relatively high volume. Her twin Caterpillar engines give her a top speed of 16 knots, while at her cruise speed of 12 knots, she has a range of 6.000 nautical miles.

Named after Archimedes of Syracuse

Archimedes is named after the Greek mathematician Archimedes of Syracuse, known as the leading scientists and mathematician in the classical antiquity. Archimedes was credited with the discovery that the buoyancy of an object is equal to the weight of the water it displaces.

Not for Charter

The photo’s on this page are made by Ship-Dreams. The yacht Archimedes is not available for charter. But enquire now, for your ultimate charter experience on similar yachts!

James Simons

James Simons is the owner of the yacht Archimedes.

Renaissance Technologies

Simons founded the hedge fund management company Renaissance Technologies in 1982. Renaissance Technologies has over USD 20 billion of assets under management. It’s most successful fund is the Medallion Fund, which manages USD 5 billion and has an average of 35% in annual returns. Renaissance Technologies employs complex mathematical models to analyze and execute trades.


James Simons is a very active philanthropist. He founded the Simons Foundation, a charitable organization which supports projects related to education and health, in addition to scientific research. Jim Simons also founded Math for America, a non-profit organization with the mission to significantly improve math education in public schools.

$15.5 billion net worth and a G650 private jet.

The net worth of James Simons is estimated at US$ 15.5 billion. Simons owns a US$ 70 million G650 private jet with registration N773MJ. The jet was built in 2013.

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The yacht Archimedes is owned by James Simons

yacht Archimedes

Archimedes is designed by John Munford Yacht Design

Luxury yacht Archimedes

James Simons’yacht Archimedes was built at Royal Van Lent

pool on the top deck

Crew working at the pool on the top deck

James Simons jet

James Simons’ US$ 70 million G650 private jet