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Jim Moran built an automobile empire, which became one of the largest in the world. He ordered 8 Feadship yachts named Gallant Lady

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All You Need to Know About James Simons 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

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

Luxury Yacht Archimedes

The motor 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

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

James Simons

James Simons is the owner of the yacht Archimedes.

Who is James Simons?

Simons founded the hedge fund management company Renaissance Technologies in 1982. Renaissance Technologies has over USD 50 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.

James Simons Net Worth

The net worth of James Simons is estimated at US$ 20 billion. He lives with his wife Marilyn Simons in a large house on Long Island, near New York.

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

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The yacht Archimedes is owned by James Simons

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Motor yacht Archimedes is designed by John Munford Yacht Design

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Crew working at the pool on the top deck

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James Simons jet

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

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James and Marilyn Simons’ house on Long Island New York

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Inside the Yacht Archimedes

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The yacht has an impressive interior designed by John Munford Design

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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 Simons Private Jet

yacht Archimedes at night

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

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

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