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Georgy Bedzhamov - Yacht - Yacht Name: Ester - Yacht Length: 77 m (253 ft) - Guests: 14 in 7 cabins - Crew: 20 in 9 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 100 million - Owners Name: Georgy Bedzhamov - Bedzhamov Net Worth: US$ 1 billion - Owners Company: Vneshprom Bank - Owners Country: Russia - In 2016 luxury yacht Ester III was sold by court order and is now named Elysian and owned by John Henry

SuperYacht Ester III

The yacht Ester was built at Lurssen Yachts and delivered to her owner in 2014.

Espen Oeino Design

The 66 meter (217ft) yacht is designed by Espen Oeino while Reymond Langton Design is responsible for her interior. Ester III accommodates 12 guests in 6 staterooms The yacht features a helipad, a gym, a fully equipped spa including a massage room, a sauna and steam room.

Infinity Pool

The yacht main deck hosts a large infinity swimming pool with a waterfall running down to the bathing platform. Photos of the yacht Ester III by and Corrado A.

Sold and renamed Elysian

In 2016 his yacht was sold following an order of the Supreme Court of Gibraltar in a claim between BNP Paribas (Suisse) SA and Bedzhamov. The buyer was billionaire John Henry who named the yacht Elysian.

Georgy Bedzhamov

SuperYachtFan was informed that the yacht Ester III is owned by Russian entrepreneur Georgy Bedzhamov.

Georgy BedzhamovVneshprombank

Bedzhamov is linked to several companies. He is Chairman of the Board at the Sakhalin Shipping Company, which is one of the largest shipping companies in Russia. He is shareholder at the Vneshprombank, one of the largest banks in Moscow and he is President of the Glass Production Group, based near Moscow.

Russian Bobsleigh Federation

Georgy Bedzhamov is President of the Russian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation. In 2011 Bedzhamov acquired a 33% share in the Badrutt's Palace Hotel  in St. Moritz.

Previous Yachts

He previously owned (or still owns) a 51 meter (167ft) Codecasa yacht named Ester II. She is currently for sale with an asking price of USD 15.8 million. And he owned the 35 meter Falcon yacht Ester, which was built in 2007. The yacht is named after the owners’ daughter.

2016 Arrest

In 2016 Russia’s Central Bank deprived Vneshprombank of its license after a shortfall of 210 billion rubles ($3.2 billion) was discovered at the bank. Bedzhamov was put on the international wanted list in March 2016. He was arrest in Monaco and spent two months in prison. In December 2015, Moscow police arrested his sister Larisa Markus — the head and co-owner of Vneshprombank. In 2016 his yacht was sold by a court order. She was bought by US billionaire John Henry, who named her Elysian.

Superyacht Ester III

Superyacht Ester III, built for Georgy Bedzhamov

Lurssen Ester III - Georgy Bedzhamov

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The Lurssen built Ester, now named Elysian

Ester III in ItalyCodecasa Ester II

The Codecasa yacht Ester II


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Ester III Lurssen Ester

Still named Ester III

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