Leonid Mikhelson -
Yacht Name: Pacific
Yacht Length: 85 m (280 ft)
Guests: 12 in 6 cabins
Crew: 28 in 14 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 150 million
Owners Name: Leonid Mikhelson
Owners Net Worth: US$ 16.5 billion
Owners Company: Novatek
Owners Country: Russia
Novatek is Russia's largest independent natural gas producer.
The yacht Pacific was built by the famous Lurssen Shipyard as Project Josi. She was delivered to her owner in 2010.
German Frers Design
Pacific has a striking low profile exterior design by German Frers. She has a unique color, which seems to change in the sun. Her interior is designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. She has an extremely beautiful interior, pictures can be found here.
The yacht accommodate two helicopters. The last years Pacific has been circumnavigating the world: she was seen in Australia, Indonesia, in Florida and in the South of France and Italy. In January 2015 she was spotted near Costa Rica. Most of the pictures on this page were made by Ship-
A crew of 28
Pacific is built of steel, with an aluminum superstructure. Her MTU diesel engines give her a top speed of more than 20 kntos. Pacific can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabin and a crew of 28. The yacht Pacific is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts.
SuperYachtFan was informed that Leonid Mikhelson is the owner of the luxury yacht Pacific.
Mikhelson is Chairman and major shareholder of Novatek, Russia’s largest natural gas producer. The basis of Novatek started with the privatization of Kuybyshevtruboprovodstroy, one of the largest state-
Leonid Mikhelson also owns more than 50% of the shares in Sibur, a gas processing and petrochemicals company. Sibur has 26 production sites and more than 25,000 employees.
Leonid Mikhelson is known as an art collector. He is the founder and president of the VAC Foundation (Victoria – the Art of Being Contemporary), dedicated to the international presentation, production and development of Russian contemporary art.
US$ 16 billion net worth and a US$ 70 million private jet
Forbes estimates the net worth of Leonid Mikhelson at US$ 16.4 billion (July 2016). In 2016 he was Russia’s richest man. Mikhelson owns a US 70 million dollar Gulfstream G650 private jet, with registration N650GL. More Russian and other private jet owners here.