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All You Need to Know About Vladimir Potanin and his Three Yachts


Yacht Name: Barbara - Yacht Length: 88.5m (290 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 20 in 10 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 120 million - Displacement: 2,984t - Oceanco - 2017


Vladimir Potanin Net Worth: US$ 16.5 billion - Owners Company: Interros - Owners Country: Russia -


Potanin also owns the Oceanco yacht Nirvana. And he sold Anastasia in  2018. She is now named Wheels.

Vladimir Potanin - Anastasia - Barbara - Nirvana

Vladimir Olegovich Potanin is the owner of three yachts Anastasia, Barbara and Nirvana. (Update he sold Anastasia in 2018).




Vladimir PotaninWho is Vladimir Olegovich Potanin?

Potanin is a Russian businessman and oligarch. Potanin acquired his wealth notably through the loans-for-shares program in Russia.




Interros

Potanin's Interros owns 30% of Russian Nickel giant Norilsk Nickel. Potanin also controls Russia's largest media group ProfMedia.



Profmedia is owner of magazines, radio stations, movie theaters. Profmedia also broadcasts Russian versions of MTV and VH1.




Vladimir Potanin Net Worth

His net worth is estimated at US$ 16.5 billion (January 2019). That makes him the 4th richest man in Russia.



Potanin personally financed the construction of the Rosa Hutor ski resort. Which was used for the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. Potanin is an active philanthropist through his VladimirPotanin Foundation.




Potanin Divorce

Vladimir and his (ex)wife Natalia Potanina divorced in 2014. She filed a lawsuit in 2017 for a Moscow court. Claiming US$ 7 billion. The case was already reported as ‘the most expensive divorce’.




Three Gulfstream Private Jets

Potanin owns three private jets. A brand new (2017) Gulfstream G650 (OE-LUC). He also owns a Gulfstream G550 built in 2013. (registration OE-LPN). And he owns another G550 built in 2013 (OE-IPE).  


Update: the EU-LPN was sold and is now registered as N107AL.



The latter is available for charter. The jets have a list price of around US$ 60 million each.




Yacht Anastasia sold to Ralf Schmid

Potanin’s luxury yacht Anastasia was named after his daughter Anastasia. She is designed by Sam Sorgiovanni. Anastasia had her own website. And she was available for charter at a rate of approx USD 700.000 per week.



The yacht can accommodate 12 guests in 6 cabins. She has 20 crew in 10 cabins. She was delivered in 2008 by Oceanco. Anastasia was sold in 2018. She is now named Wheels.



Her new owner is German multi millionaire Ralf Schmid. He sold his Uniwheels company in 2017. Uniwheels produces aluminum car wheels.



Including an earlier IPO and a few dividend payments, he received a total of EUR 465 million on the sale of his company. We estimate the total net worth of Ralf Schmid at US$ 500 million.



He purchased the yacht Wheels for approx US$ 70 million. He also owns a Cessna Citation 650 with registration VP-CAR.




Yacht Barbara

The yacht Barbara was delivered by Oceanco in 2017. She is also designed by Sam Sorgiovanni. The yacht is named after Potanin’s youngest daughter Barbara. She has a length of 88.5 meters (290 ft).



Barbara an accommodate 12 guests in 6 staterooms. And has a crew of 20. She has the same color scheme as her owner’s two other yachts.




Yacht Nirvana

Potanin actually owned three mega yachts. As he is also the owner of the Oceanco yacht Nirvana.



Again designed by Sam Sorgiovanni. Nirvana is slightly larger than Anastasia and was delivered in 2013.




Vladimir Olegovich Potanin House

We believe Potanin owns houses in London, New York, Moscow and the South of France. But we have not been able to find an address (yet). Do you know more about a residence owned by Potanin? Please do send us a message.




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Resources

www.eng.interros.ru

http://www.forbes.com/profile/vladimirpotanin/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VladimirPotanin

http://english.fondpotanin.ru/

http://www.yachtanastasia.com/

http://www.azure-na.com/nirvana.html

http://www.superyachttimes.com/superyacht-barbara-at-sea/




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The yacht Anastasia, now named Wheels

Potanin’s yacht Nirvana.

Potanin’s latest yacht Barbara.

The Oceanco Barbara (photos of Barbara by Dutch Yachting).

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OE-LUC G650 PotaninOE-LPN G550 Vladimir PotaninOE-IPE G550Nirvana yacht

The 2016 Gulfstream G650 OE-LUC. The jet has a value of US$ 75 million.

The G550 OE-LPN. The jet was sold in 2017 and now bears N107AL.

OE-IPE. The US$ 60 million jet was built in 2013.

Nirvana, Anastasia and Barbara all have the same font.

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