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Leonid Mikhelson - Yacht - Yacht Name: Pacific - Yacht Length: 85 m (280 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 28 in 14 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 150 million - Owner: Leonid Mikhelson - Mikhelson Net Worth: US$ 16.5 billion - Owners Company: Novatek - Owners Country: Russia - Novatek  is Russia's largest independent natural gas producer.

Yacht Pacific

The yacht Pacific was built by the famous Lurssen Shipyard as Project Josi. She was delivered to her owner in 2010.

German Frers Design

Pacific has a striking low profile exterior design by German Frers. She has a unique color, which seems to change in the sun. Her interior is designed by Bannenberg & Rowell Design. She has an extremely beautiful interior, pictures can be found here.

Two Helicopters

The yacht can accommodate two helicopters. The last years Pacific has been circumnavigating the world: she was seen in Australia, Indonesia, in Florida and in the South of France and Italy. In January 2015 she was spotted near Costa Rica. Most of the pictures on this page were made by Ship-Dreams. The Costa Rica photos are made by Chris. In May 2015 she was  near Honolulu, Hawai. In August 2017 we pictured her in Antibes, France.

A crew of 28

Pacific is built of steel, with an aluminum superstructure. Her MTU diesel engines give her a top speed of more than 20 knots. Pacific can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabin and a crew of 28.

Charter Yacht Pacific

The yacht Pacific is not available for charter, but enquire for your ultimate charter experience on other yachts

Leonid Mikhelson

SuperYachtFan was informed that Leonid Mikhelson is the owner of the luxury yacht Pacific.


Mikhelson is Chairman and major shareholder of Novatek, Russia’s largest natural gas producer. The basis of Novatek started with the privatization of Kuybyshevtruboprovodstroy, one of the largest state-owned enterprises specializing in oil and gas pipeline construction in Russia. Mikhelson was managing director and became shareholder at the privatization. Novatek began to expand and diversify their operations by acquiring interests in oil and gas companies which held exploration and production licenses in Yamal-Nenets. In 2014 Novatek realized sales of approx USD 6,5 billion and a net profit of USD 700 million.


Leonid Mikhelson also owns more than 50% of the shares in Sibur, a gas processing and petrochemicals company. Sibur has 26 production sites and more than 25,000 employees.

Mikhelson Art Collection

Leonid Mikhelson is known as an art collector. He is the founder and president of the VAC Foundation (Viktoria – the Art of Being Contemporary), dedicated to the international presentation, production and development of Russian contemporary art.  The collection is named after his daughter Viktoria Mikhelson.

Net Worth

Forbes estimates the net worth of Leonid Mikhelson at US$ 16.3 billion (August 2017). In 2017 he is Russia’s richest man.

Private Jet

Mikhelson owns a Gulfstream G650 private jet, with registration N650GL. A Gulfstream G650 has list price of US$ 70 million. More Russian and other private jet owners here.

Leonid Mikhelson House

We found some online evidence that Leonid and his wife bought a US 15 million house in Miami Beach, although we were not able to find an address or pictures. Do you know more about Leonid Mikhelson’s house? Please do send us a message.

Panama Papers

Leonid Mikhelson was mentioned in the Paradise Papers - a set of leaked offshore investment documents - in relation to the registration of his Gulfstream jet (N650GL) in the USA

yacht Pacific

Superyacht Pacific owned by Leonid Mikhelson, one of Russia’s richest men.

a pool with bar

A pool with bar on the top deck

helicopter platform

A helicopter landing platform on the fo’c’sle

2nd helicopter platform

And a second landing platform on the upper aft deck.

Lurssen Pacific

Pacific is built by Lurssen Yachts

Yacht Pacific

Luxury yacht Pacific has a striking low profile, designed by German Frers.

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Photo of Pacific by Chris.

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