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All You Need to Know About Lloyd Dorfman and his Yacht Elandess

Yacht Name: Elandess - Yacht Length: 60 m (197 ft) - Guests: 12 in 6 cabins - Crew: 16 in 8 cabins - Yacht Value: US$ 55 million - Owners Name: Lloyd Dorfman - Dorfman Net Worth: US$ 1 billion - Owners Company: Travelex Group - Owners Country: UK - Lloyd Dorfman sold his 60 meter yacht, but his new 74 meter yacht will be delivered in 2018 by A&R.

Yacht Elandess - Lloyd Dorfman

UK billionaire Lloyd Dorfman was the owner of the yacht Elandess. He sold her in 2016 for EUR 45 million.

Who is Lloyd Dorfman?

Dorfman is the founder of the Travelex Group. Travelex is  London based currency exchange company. The company is active in international payments, currency exchange, and issuing prepaid credit cards for use by travelers.


The company was founded in 1976. Travelex is currently the world's largest retailer of foreign exchange. In 2011 Dorfman 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.

The Office Group

Dorfman is also shareholder of The Office Group, which provides offices, meeting rooms and co-working spaces for start-ups and small businesses. The company has over 30 buildings across London. Dorfman sold the majority of his shares for US$ 600 million.


Lloyd Dorfman 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.

Lloyd DorfmanPrivate Jet

Dorfman is the owner of a Bombardier Global 6000 private jet, with registration G-SALD. The jet was delivered in 2017 and has a list price of US$ 60 million.

Lloyd Dorfman House

Dorfman 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.


Net Worth

The net worth of Lloyd Dorfman is estimated between US$ 800 million and US$ 1.2 billion.

Yacht Elandess

Dorfman’s yacht Elandess was built at Abeking and Rasmussen in Germany. The yacht was delivered in 2010. Elandess can accommodate 12 guests and a crew of 16. 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.

New Yacht Elandess

In May 2018 Abeking and Rasmussen launched a new 75 meter (246 ft) yacht also named Elandess. The new Elandess is designed by Eidsgaard Design and features an ‘Atlantic Bow’ and a large swimming pool on the sun deck. The new Elandess will be delivered in the summer of 2018.

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The yacht Elandess (now Elysian) was built for Lloyd Dorfman (photo by Lars W)

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