Bernard Arnault -
Yacht Name: Symphony
Yacht Length: 101 m (333 ft)
Guests: 16 in 8 cabins
Crew: 27 in 12 cabins
Yacht Value: US$ 150 million
Owners Name: Bernard Arnault
Owners Net Worth: US$ 38 billion
Owners Company: LVMH
Owners Country: France
Arnault is the 2nd richest person in France. His previous yacht Amadeus was sold in 2016.
Europe’s 2nd Richest Person
The yacht Symphony is owned by French industrialist Bernard Arnault. Bernard Arnault is Europe’s 2nd richest person. He is known as the chairman and CEO of the French conglomerate LVMH, the largest luxury-
USD 38 billion Net Worth
According to Forbes Magazine, Arnault is the world's 14th richest person, with a net worth of USD 38 billion.
LVMH Moët Hennessy • Louis Vuitton S.A., better known as LVMH, is a French multinational luxury goods conglomerate headquartered in Paris, France formed after the merger between the champagne producer Moët & Chandon and manufacturer of cognac Hennessy in 1971, becoming Moët Hennessy. In 1987 Moët Hennessy merged with fashion house Louis Vuitton, creating the current group. LVMH controls around 60 subsidiaries that each manage a small number of prestigious brands. The subsidiaries are often managed independently. Christian Dior, the luxury goods group, is the main holding company of LVMH, owning 42.36% of its shares, and 59.01% of its voting rights. Bernard Arnault, majority shareholder of Dior, is Chairman of both companies and CEO of LVMH.
Royal Van Lent Shipyard
Through LVMH Bernard Arnault is also the owner of luxury yacht builder Royal Van Lent, which he acquired in 2008 for more than EUR 300 million. Van Lent actually built his current yacht, although’s LVMH’s consolidated annual accounts do not mention any related party transaction with Van Lent.
101 meter yacht
Bernard Arnault’s yacht is named Symphony. She is a 101 meter luxury yacht, built as Project 808 at the Royal Van Lent Shipyard. She is the largest Feadship yacht built to date (2015). Her exterior is designed by Tim Heywood Design, while Zuretti Interior Design is responsible for her interior.
16 Guests and a Crew of 27
The yacht can accommodate 16 guests in 8 staterooms and has a crew of 27. The owner has his private deck. She is designed to carry a total of 36 passengers and complies with the new Passenger Yacht Code (PYC).
Symphony is a eco friendly yacht, being powered by a Wärtsilä 2,415 hp engine, three generator sets and a powerful battery bank. She uses 30% less fuel than similar yachts.
The yacht Symphony is not available for charter. But enquire now, for your ultimate charter experience on similar yachts! Some of the photos of the yacht Symphony on this page by DutchMegaYachts.
Arnault’s previous yacht is named Amadeus. She was built in 1969 as a research vessel and was converted to a superyacht in 2007. She has an icebreaker hull. The yacht Amadeus had many famous visitors, including former UK prime minister Tony Blair and rock star Bono.
Bernard Arnault est le propriétaire du groupe de luxe LVMH. Il est à la tête, entre autres, du Groupe familial Arnault, du Groupe Arnault et de la holding Christian Dior. Bernard Arnault est la première fortune française, la première au niveau de l'Union européenne et la 14e fortune mondiale en 2012 avec un patrimoine estimé à 38 milliards de dollars selon Forbes.