Author: Peter Yachtfan, update: 2020-
Vive La Vie Yacht
Vive La Vie
60 m (198 ft)
12 in 6 cabins
16 in 8 cabins
Vive La Vie Boat Price:
US$ 80 million
Vive La Vie Yacht For Sale:
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Vive La Vie Yacht Charter:
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Willy Michel Net Worth:
US$ 1.9 billion
April 29, 1947
Simon Michel, Serge Michel, Lavinia Camilla
Unknown business aircraft
The dining area can be converted into a disco, with the dining table raising into the ceiling.
He is a Swiss entrepreneur and founder of the company Ypsomed. He was born in April 1947. He founded Disetronic, which he sold to Roche.
He lives in a castle in Switzerland. His net worth is more than US$ 1.8 billion. He is owner of the yacht Vive La Vie.
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 US$ 200 million. In 2003, the company was split and partly sold to pharmaceutical company Roche.
He continued the injection business (Disetronic Injection Systems AG), which was renamed Ypsomed. Ypsomed was brought to the Swiss Stock Exchange.
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.
He and his family still own 76% of the Ypsomed shares. The Swiss magazine Bilanz estimates his net worth at US$ 1.2 billion.
Forbes estimates his net worth at US$ 1.8 billion.
We think Michel owns a private jet, but we have not jet been able to find a registration number. Do you know more about a private jet owned by the Michel family? Please do send us a message.
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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.
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.
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.
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 M/Y Vive La Vie here.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. And she is not listed for sale.
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