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James Simons - Yacht - 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 - James Simons Net Worth: US$ 15.5 billion - Owners Company: Renaissance Tech - Owners Country: USA - Luxury yacht Archimedes was built in 2008 at Van Lent

Luxury Yacht Archimedes

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.

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.

Charter Yacht Archimedes

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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.

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.


James or Jim 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.

Net Worth

The net worth of James Simons is estimated at US$ 15.5 billion. He lives with his wife Marilyn Simons in a large house in East Setauket, Long Island New York.

James Simons

G650 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 and has a list price of US$ 70 million.

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Superyacht Archimedes is owned by James Simons

yacht Archimedes

Superyacht 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

James Simons’ yacht Archimedes was built at Royal Van Lent

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James Simons jet

James Simons’ US$ 70 million G650 private jet

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James and Marilyn Simons’ house on Long Island New York

James Simons House

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