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All You Need to Know About Bertil Hult, his Net Worth, His House, Private Jet and Erica Yacht

Yacht Erica Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

50 m (164 ft)


12 in 6 cabins


10 in 5 cabins


Heesen Yachts


Omega Architects

Interior Designer:

Mark Whiteley Design




16 knots


MTU Engines


499 ton


Follows later


US$ 35 million

Yacht For Sale:

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Yacht Charter:

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Erica?

Yacht Owner:

Bertil Hult



Hult Net Worth:

US$ 6 billion


EF Education


February 10, 1941


Lisbeth Hult


Philip Hult, Alex Hult, Edward Hult


Lucerne, Switzerland ; Stockholm, Sweden

Private Jet:

Dassault Falcon 8X (OY-OLD)

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Hult is the owner of the new Heesen Erica. She has the same name as his privious yachts, and the same font is used for the name plate. She has the same interior designer. And she has a similar color scheme as his private jet. His previous yacht Erica XII was sold and is now named Anne.

Bertil HultBertil Hult

He is a Swedish billionaire and founder of EF Education. He was born in February 1941. He is married to Lisbeth, they have 3 children.

What is EF Education?

EF Education is the largest private education provider and language school in the world. It is serving over 15 million students with language training. The school is active with programs in 53 countries.

Founded in 1965, EF grew to a multi-billion dollar corporation. With more than 40.000 employees. Hult started EF as a language study and travel organization. For Swedish high school students going to England to learn English.

He is also founder of the Hult International Business School. The school has locations in London, San Francisco, Dubai, Boston, New York City, and Shanghai.

The company is now managed by his three sons. His oldest son Philip Hult is Chairman of the company, while Edward Hult is CEO of EF North America.

And What About EF Tours?

Hult also started EF Tours, a student educational travel company. The idea is that students learn best through experiential learning.

How Much Does he Donate to Philanthropy?

He is an active philanthropist. The Hult Family is supporting many good causes such as the Mentor Foundation. The family created the Bertil Hult Prize, which is a student competition.

Does Hult Own a Private Jet?

Hult owns a brand new Dassault Falcon 8X private jet, with registration OY-OLD. A Falcon 8X is the flagship for Dassault. It has a list price of US$ 60 million. It can accommodate up to 16 passengers. It flies at a speed of Mach .9

He previously owned a Dalcon 7X, with registration VP-BEH. Both jets have the same color scheme.

Where is Hult’s Residence?

He lives with his wife Lisbeth in Lucerne, Switzerland. And he also owns a large waterfront house in Sweden, near Stockholm

How Much is Bertil Hult’s Worth?

His net worth is estimated at US$ 6 billion.

Erica XII Yacht

The sailing yacht Erica XII was built at Vitters. She was delivered in 2007. Erica XII is a classic sloop, designed by Andre Hoek Design.

The yacht is 52.5 meters (172 ft) long. She can accommodate 10 guests and a crew of 7. Her interior is designed by Redman Whitely Dixon. She is powered by a Caterpillar Marine Engine.

Hult previously owned a  31 meter Jongert named Erica XI. He also had a 40 meter project started at Royal Huisman. Unfortunately this project was never finished.

Erica XII has been sold, she is now named Anna. The new Heesen yacht Erica is his new yacht. She does have the same color scheme as his private jet.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter.

Heesen Erica

The Heesen yacht Erica will be delivered later in 2019. She is a 50 meter displacement yacht, designed by Omega Architects.

Her interior design is by Mark Whitely Design, who is also responsible for the interior of Hult’s previous yacht.

The yacht is powered by 2 MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of  16 knots. Her cruise speed is 12 knots. She has a range of more than 3,500nm.

The font used in the yacht’s name plate is similar to the sailing yacht Erica. And the yacht has more or less the same color schema als Hult’s private jet.

Photos of the Heesen Erica by Dutch Yachting.

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Bertil Hult Founder of EF Education. 1941 Hult International BusinessSchool US$ 5 billion Lisbeth Hult
Lucerne, Switzerland
yacht Erica Value US$ 15 million
Dassault Falcon 8X private jet OY-OLD