Jim Moran’s yacht Gallant Lady

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

Jim Moran yacht - Gallant Lady

SubmitThe SuperYacht Owners Database

Download More than 850 Yachts and Yacht Owners in a searchable Excel file.

More info here.

Material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without a link to the original content

Disclaimer

The details about superyacht ownership as stated on this site and in our SuperYacht Owners Register are mostly based on rumors. In almost no case actual yacht ownership by the private individuals mentioned can be confirmed from a legal point of view. This site is for entertainment purposes only. We do not collect or store the data of our website’s visitors, other than the data used by Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").  More information about our Privacy Policy here. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. LEGAL NOTICE: The content of this website and all associated program code are protected under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Our servers are based in the USA.


CHANGE PRIVACY SETTINGS
Alcove Bay - Luxury Marina & ResortLuxury Yachts

Yacht Owners Database | Biggest Yachts | Richest Owners | About

Author: Peter | Celebs on Yachts | Yacht Builders | Yacht Engines | Links


All You Need to Know about Willy Michel and his Yacht Vive La Vie


Yacht Name: Vive La Vie - Length: 60 m (198 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 16 in 8 cabins - IMO: 1009754 - Displacement: 1,277 - Lurssen Yachts - 2008 - Value: US$ 80 million - Owner: Willy Michel - Michel Net Worth: US$ 1.9 billion - Company: Ypsomed - Country: Switzerland - The dining are can be converted into a disco, with the dining table raising into the ceiling.

Luxury Yacht Vive La Vie

The yacht Vive La Vie was delivered by Lurssen in 2009. She is built out of steel, with an aluminum superstructure.  Her twin Caterpillar engines give her a top speed of 16 knots.



Espen Opeino Design

The yacht is designed by Espen Oeino and features an interior design by Art Line. Vive La Vie had been built for private use. Since her delivery Vive La Vie has been cruising around the world.



Dining Room converting into a Disco

Her dining room has an unusual feature as the crocodile leather dining table can be raised into the ceiling to allow the room to be used as disco.



Yacht Vive la Vie Interior

The owners deck features a large owners cabin, with two bathrooms, two dressing rooms, a lobby and a pink children's room. The interior is designed by Art Line.



Two Motor Bikes

The yacht’s tenders and toys includes two motorbikes which can be lifted off board with the passarelle.The photo’s of Vive La Vie at this page are used with the permission of Tom Gulbrandsen. See more of luxury yacht Vive La Vie here.



Charter Yacht Vive La Vie

The yacht Vive La Vie is not available for charter



Tweet this!

Willy Michel

Who is Willy Michel?

He is the owner of the yacht Vive la Vie. He is a Swiss entrepreneur and founder of the company Ypsomed.



Willy MichelDisetronic

Together with his brother he founded the company Disetronic in 1984. Disetronics Holding AG was a company focused on the manufacture and distribution of infusion systems in medicine. It was known for developing insulin pumps for the treatment of diabetes.


In 2000, the company had 1,021 employees and realized sales of more than USD 200 million. In 2003, the company was split and partly sold to pharmaceutical company Roche.



Ypsomed

Willy Michel continued the injection business (Disetronic Injection Systems AG), which was renamed Ypsomed. Ypsomed was brought to the Swiss Stock Exchange.



Other investments

Michels other investments include the Swiss watchmaker Armin Strom, biotech company FINOX, and the Stadthouse Hotel in Burgdorf, Switzerland



Willy Michel Castle

Willy Michel ‘s house is a castle in Switzerland, named Schloss Gümligen. The castle was built around 1740. In 2000 the castle was purchased by Michel, who fully renovated the mansion.



Willy Michel Net worth

Willy Michel and his family still own 76% off the Ypsomed shares. The Swiss magazine Bilanz estimates the net worth of Willy Michel at US$ 1.2 billion.


Forbes estimates his net worth at US$ 1.8 billion. We think Willy Michel owns a private jet, but we have not jet been able to find a registration  number.



Message to other Media

Please mention and link to this page when using this information. Thanks!

yacht Vive La Vie

Willy Michel Resources

Vive La VieLurssen Vive La Vieyacht Vive La VieWilly Michel yachtluxury yacht Vive La Vieinterior by Art LineEspen Oeino designed yachtyacht owned by Willy Michel

Previous yacht:

Victoria del Mar

Next yacht:

Wedge Too

 Superyacht Vive La Vie,

owned by Willy Michel

Follow the Location of the yacht Vive La Vie live

Dining Room turns into DiscoSchloss Gümligen

The dining room turns into a disco, when the table is raised into the ceiling

Schloss Gümligen

Vive la Vie

Willy Michel House

Willy Michel House Schloss Gumligen - Willy Michel

The Superyacht Owners Register, yacht names: #1 to B

The Superyacht Owners Register, yacht names: C to H

The Superyacht Owners Register, yacht names: I to L

The Superyacht Owners Register, yacht names: M to P

The Superyacht Owners Register, yacht names: Q to S

The Superyacht Owners Register, yacht names: T to Z

Search the SuperYachtFan site for owners or yachts


Inside the yacht Vive La Vie

Vive la Vie yacht interiorinside willy michel yacht