Yacht Name: Elandess -
Lloyd Dorfman Net Worth: US$ 1 billion -
Lloyd Dorfman is the founder of the Travelex Group. Travelex is London based currency exchange company. The company is active in international payments, currency exchange business, and issuing prepaid credit cards for use by travelers.
The company was founded in 1976. It started with a small shop in central London. Travelex is currently the world's largest retailer of foreign exchange.
In 2011 he sold the credit card business for US$ 400 million and the international payment business for US$ 800 million. And in 2014 Dorfman sold the majority of all his shares in Travelex for approx US$ 500 million.
Dorfman is also Chairman and majority shareholder of The Office Group, which provides offices, meeting rooms and co-
He is an active philanthropist. He is Chairman of the Prince’s Trust International, which helps unemployed young people around the world into education, training and work. In 2013 he donated US$ 12 million to the Royal National Theatre, to create the Dorfman Theatre.
He sits on the board of the Royal Opera House.
He is the owner of a Bombardier Global 6000 private jet, with registration G-
He lives in a large mansion in London. The house has an indoor pool. And a value of around US$ 40 million. We believe Dorfman has sold the house in 2015.
His net worth is estimated between US$ 800 million and US$ 1.2 billion.
The luxury yacht was built at Abeking and Rasmussen in Germany. The yacht was delivered in 2018. Elandess can accommodate 12 guests and has a crew of 24 (Est). The new Elandess yacht is designed by Eidsgaard Design. She features an ‘Atlantic Bow’. And a large swimming pool on the sun deck.
She is powered by 2 Caterpillar engines. Which bring her a top speed of 14 knots. Her cruise speed is 12 knots. The yacht has a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure.
We expect to be able to disclose more information about Elandess and her interior soon. See some interior photos on this page.
The boat is not available for yacht charter. The yacht is not listed for sale.
The previous Elandess was also built at Abeking& Rasmussen. She was delivered in 2010. Her interior is designed by Bannenberg and Rowell.
She is powered by two 2,000hp Caterpillar diesel engines. Which bring her a top speed of 16 knots. And a range of 5,000 nautical miles. In 2016 Elandess was sold for EUR 45 million (or US$ 55 million). She is now named Elysian.
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