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Mikhail Prokhorov - Yacht - Yacht Name: Palladium - Yacht Length: 95 m (312 ft) - Guests: 24 in 12 cabins - Crew: 33 in 15 - cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 200 million - Owners Name: Mikhail Prokhorov - Prokhorov Net Worth: US$ 9 billion - Owners Company: Norilsk Nickel - Owners Country: Russia - Palladium was build by Blohm and Voss to a Michael Leach Design

Luxury Yacht Palladium

Mikhail Prokhorov is the owner of the yacht Palladium. He also owned the yacht Solemar, but she was sold in 2016.

Blohm Voss

She is built at Blohm and Voss and has a length of 95 meters. She is designed by UK-based Michael Leach Design.

24 Guests and 33 Crew

She can accommodate 24 guests in 12 cabins  and has a crew of 33. She is build out of steel with an aluminum superstructure. Her features include a large swimming pool on the aft deck, a jacuzzi jetpool,  a private cinema, and custom built tenders. She can reach a top speed of 19 knots. Here you can find some interior photos.  

Charter Palladium

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

Stephen Colbert

In July 2017 US comedian and The Late Show TV show host Stephen Colbert visited Mikhail Prokhorov in Russia. They talked about his ‘oligarch lifestyle and his yacht and visited one of his houses.

Mikhail Prokhorov

Mikhail Dmitrievitch Prokhorov is a Russian billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team. After graduating from the Moscow Finance Institute Prokhorov made his name in the financial sector and became one of Russia's leading industrialists in the precious metals sector.

Norilsk Nickel

His Norilsk Nickel became the world's largest producer of nickel and palladium. Until he entered Russian politics in 2011 he was chairman of Polyus Gold, Russia's largest gold producer, and President of ONEXIM Group. In April 2008, Prokhorov sold his most valuable asset - a 25% plus two shares stake in Norilsk Nickel - to United Company RUSAL, another mining conglomerate controlled by fellow billionaire Oleg Deripaska, in exchange for 14% of Rusal stock, about USD 5 billion in cash and an obligation to pay over USD 2 billion more.


In 2013 Prokhorov acquired a 21% stake in Uralkali from Suleiman Kerimov. In 2004 Mikhail Prokhorov founded the The Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation, a private charity supporting and developing new cultural institutions and initiatives in Russia, and promoting Russian culture in the global intellectual community.  

Net Worth

In December 2017 Forbes estimated his net worth at USD 8.9 billion. Prokhorov has his own website.

Private Jet

He owns an Airbus A319 private jet with registration M-RBUS. An Airbus A319 has a list price of US$ 70 million.

Prokhorov House

Mikhail Prokhorov owns a large house in Villefranche-Sur-Mer near Nice, on the Cote D’Azur. In 2010 he planned to buy Villa Leopolda - built for King Leopold of Belgium - from Lily Safra for GBP 360 (US$ 500) million. He made a 10% down payment, which he lost when he backed out of the purchase. Lily Safra donated the down payment to charity.

Yacht Solemar

The luxury yacht Solemar was built by Amels in 2003. Before completion she was sold to Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov. In 2011, the 94 meter superyacht Palladium was delivered to Mr. Prokhorov, making the 62 meter yacht Solemar his ‘smallest’ yacht. Prokhorov sold Solemar in 2016, she is now named Calypso.

Michael Leach Design

Solemar was designed by Michael Leach. She is powered by twin Caterpillar Engines. SOLEMAR’s accommodation is dominated by a spectacular two-story master stateroom, approached via a mirrored and bronze lattice-lined hallway.

Disco Floor

The Sun Deck can transform into a disco floor, complete with overhead lighting, a DJ mixing station and 2,000 watt sound system. Solemar can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 16.

Luxury yacht Palladium  is owned by Mikhail Prokhorov (photo by Guillaume P. Boppe)

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Milhail Prokhorov’s yacht Solemar

Solemar in Antibes

Solemar was built by Amels

Solemar was sold in 2016

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Prokhorov’s house in the Cote D’Azur

The mansion is situated in the town of Villefranche-sur-Mer


Photo by Raphael Belly

Mikhail Prokhorov Jet

Mikhail Prokhorov House

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