Vladimir Olegovich Potanin is the owner of three yachts Anastasia, Barbara and Nirvana. Potanin is a Russian businessman and oligarch. Potanin acquired his wealth notably through the loans-
Potanin's Interros owns 30% of Russian Nickel giant Norilsk Nickel. Potanin also controls Russia's largest media group, ProfMedia, owner of magazines, radio stations, movie theaters; Profmedia also broadcasts Russian versions of MTV and VH1.
Potanin’s net worth is estimated at US$ 13 billion (June 2017). That makes him the 4th richest man in Russia. Potanin personally financed the construction of the Rosa Hutor ski resort, which was used for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. Potanin is an active philanthropist through his Vladimir Potanin Foundation.
Vladimir and his (ex)wife Natalia Potanina divorced in 2014. She filed a lawsuit in 2017 for a Moscow court, claiming US$ 7 billion. The case is already reported as ‘the most expensive divorce’.
Vladimir Potanin owns three private jets: a brand new (2017) Gulfstream G650 (OE-
Potanin’s luxury yacht Anastasia is named after his daughter Anastasia. She is designed by Sam Sorgiovanni. Anastasia has her own website and is available for charter at a rate of approx USD 700.000 per week. She can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins and 20 crew in 10 cabins. She was delivered in 2008.
The yacht Barbara was delivered by Oceanco in 2017. She is also designed by Sam Sorgiovanni. The yacht is named after Potanin’s youngest daughter Barbara. She has a length of 88.5 meters (290 ft). Barbara an accommodate 12 guests in 6 staterooms and has a crew of 20. She has the same color scheme as her owner’s two other yachts.
Potanin actually owns three mega yachts as he is also the owner of the Oceanco yacht Nirvana. Again designed by Sam Sorgiovanni, Nirvana is slightly larger than Anastasia and was delivered in 2013.