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All You Need to Know About Jim Simons Net Worth and his

Yacht Archimedes


Yacht Name: Archimedes - Yacht Length: 68 m (222 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 18 in 8 cabins - IMO 1009637 - Displacement: 1,468t - Feadship - 2008 - Yacht Value: US$ 100 million


James Simons Net Worth: US$ 20 billion - Owners Company: Renaissance Tech - Owners Country: USA - Luxury yacht Archimedes was built in 2008 at Van Lent.


10 Facts about James Harris Simons you probably didn’t know


  1. He started as a mathematics professor.
  2. He is the co-founder of the Chern Simons Quantum Theory.
  3. In 1964 he worked with the National Security Agency to break codes.
  4. His hedge funds use mathematical models to  execute trades.
  5. They realize double digit growth every year.
  6. His net worth is now US$ 20 billion, earning US$ 1.7 billion in 2017 alone.
  7. His Simons Foundation supports education and health projects.
  8. He donated US$ 200 million to the Stony Brook University of New York.
  9. His yacht is named after the Greek mathematician Archimedes.
  10. He also owns a US$ 70 million Gulfstream G650 private jet (N773MJ).

SuperYacht Archimedes

The motor yacht Archimedes was built by Royal van Lent. She was delivered to her owner in 2008.



68 Meter Feadship

The 68 meter Feadship was designed by John Munford Yacht Design. With a beam of 12 meters or 40 feet she has a relatively high volume. Her twin Caterpillar engines give her a top speed of 16 knots.


She has a cruise speed of 12 knots. And she has a range of 6.000 nautical miles.


The yacht can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. There are 18 crew members on board. Her dining room seats 20 guests.


In 2018 she was sent to the Netherlands for a short refit. In the winter of 2018 she was spotted in the Caribbean.



Archimedes of Syracuse

Archimedes is named after the Greek mathematician Archimedes of Syracuse. He  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.



Charter Yacht

The photo’s on this page are made by Ship-Dreams. The yacht is not available for charter.

James Simons

James Harris Simons is the owner of the yacht Archimedes.



Who is Jim Simons?

Simons founded the hedge fund management company Renaissance Technologies in 1982. Renaissance Technologies has over USD 50 billion of assets under management. The investment firm’s three Renaissance Technologies computer-driven hedge funds realize double digit growth every year.


Simons is the co-founder of the Chern Simons Theory. It is a 3-dimensional topological quantum field theory. It describes the topological order in fractional quantum Hall effect states. Huh? ;-). If you are really interested there is a link later on this page.


He taught mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He was a member the Institute for Advanced Study.


Simons is a contributor to the Democratic Party. He has donated more than US$ 30 million to federal campaigns.



Medallion Fund

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.



Philanthropy

Jim Simons is a very active philanthropist. He founded the Simons Foundation. The foundation is a charitable organization. Which supports projects related to education and health. In addition to scientific research.


Simons also founded Math for America. It is a non-profit organization with the mission to significantly improve math education in public schools.


Jim and Marilyn Simons donated US$ 200 million to the Stony Brook University of New York. It is among the top ten gifts to public higher education in the USA.  Simons chaired the mathematics department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.



James Simons Net Worth

Algorithms made him a Wall Street billionaire. The net worth of James Harris Simons is estimated at US$ 20 billion. In 2017 alone he earned US$ 1.7 billion.


He is the top earner on the Institutional Investor’s annual Rich List. He lives with his wife Marilyn Simons in a large house on Long Island near New York.



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James Harris Simons Private Jet

Simons owns a US$ 70 million G650 private jet with registration N773MJ. The MJ refers to Marilyn and James. The jet was built in 2013. A Gulfstream G650 has a list price of US$ 70 million.



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Resources



wikipedia.org/James_Harris_Simons


www.forbes.com/jamessimons


www.simonsfoundation.org


www.renfund.com


www.private-jet-fan.com/usa_jet_owners.html


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chern%E2%80%93Simons_theory


The yacht Archimedes is owned by Jim Simons

yacht Archimedes

Motor yacht Archimedes is designed by John Munford Yacht Design.

pool on the top deck

Crew working at the pool on the top deck.

Luxury yacht Archimedes

The megayacht Archimedes was built at Royal Van Lent.

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James Simons jet

His US$ 70 million G650 private jet, with registration N773MJ. The MJ refers to Marilyn and James.

James Simons houseJames Simons Long Island

James and Marilyn Simons’ house on Long Island New York.

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Inside the Yacht

inside Archimedes yacht

The yacht has an impressive interior designed by John Munford Design.

yacht Archimedes interior

Archimedes has a value of US$ 100,000,000.

inside James Simon's yacht

The yacht’s dining room seats 20 people.

The house has a large pool in a park like garden.

James Harris Simons Private Jet

yacht Archimedes at night

Amazing photo of the yacht at night, by Steve McMillan.

yacht Archimedes - 2018Archimedes - yacht refit

Nice photos by Ben Rotsap  (via Dutch Yachting ) of the yacht after a small refit in 2018.

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