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All You Need to Know About Eugene Shvidler, his Net Worth, his House, Private jet and his Le Grand Bleu Yacht.

Yacht Le Grand Bleu Specifications

Yacht Name:

Le Grand Bleu

Yacht Length:

112 m (370 ft)


20 in 10 cabins


35 in 17 cabins


Bremer Vulkan


Kusch Yachts




17 knots


Deutz AG


5,556 ton




US$ 150 million

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Le Grand Bleu?


Eugene Shvidler


Russia / USA / UK

Shvidler Net Worth:

US$ 1.6 billion




March 23, 1964

Shvidler Wife:

Zara Shvidler


5 (Daniel, Irina, 3 more)


London, UK / New York, USA / Snowmass, CO

Private Jet:

Bombardier Global Express XRS (LX-FLY)

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The yacht Le Grand Bleu was built in 2000 for US billionaire John McCaw and was bought in 2003 by Roman Abramovich. Since 2006 she is owned by Shvidler. Shvidler was born in Russia, but became an American citizen.

Eugene ShvidlerWho is Evgeny Shvidler?

He is Chairman of Millhouse LLC. And he is Executive Chairman of Highland Gold Mining Ltd. He is also on the board of directors of AFC Energy plc. He was born in March 1964. He is married to Zara. They have 5 children.

What is Millhouse LLC?

Shvidler is Chairman of Millhouse LLC. Millhouse (previously Millhouse Capital) is a holding company for the assets of Roman Abramovich, Alexander Abramov and Eugene Shvidler.

Previous investments included Aeroflot, Sibneft and Rusal. In 2005 the stake in Sibneft was sold for US$ 13 billion.

Who Owns Highland Gold?

Shvidler is also shareholder at Highland Gold. The company owns a portfolio of quality gold mining projects in the Russian Federation.

In 2016 Highland Gold realized a revenue of US$ 306 million. With a US$ 48 million net profit. Shvidler owns 12,5% of the company.

What is Evraz?

Shvidler is shareholder and director at Evraz. Evraz is one of the largest steel and mining companies in the world. The Evraz shares are hold trough Lanebrook Ltd.

Lanebrook is a limited liability company which was incorporated under the laws of Cyprus on 16 March 2006. Its beneficiaries are Roman Abramovich, Alexander Abramov, Alexander Frolov and Evgeny Markovich Shvidler.

Through Lanebrook Shvidler owns 43,805,030 shares (3.06%) in Evraz. These shares are worth US$ 200 million.

How Much is Eugene Shvidler Worth?

His net worth is estimated by Forbes at US$ 1.4 billion. Most of his fortune derives from the 2005 sale of Sibneft shares.

Does He Own a Private Jet?

He owns a Bombardier Global Express XRS private jet. The jet has registration LX-FLY. The jet was delivered in 2008. It has a list price of US$ 45 million.

The jet can accommodate 14 passengers and has a maximum crew of 4.

Where Does Shvidler Live?

He owns several houses. But his main residence is supposed to be his London mansion. The London house is invisible from street view. As the site is bounded on all sides by other residential properties and their gardens.

The house has several courtyards situated on the boundaries. And within the footprint of the property. The mansion was built new in 2001. It features an indoor swimming pool, a gym and massage room. And also a large wine cellar, staff accommodations and a safe room.

As the outdoor space is limited, cars are parked on a turn table to reduce vehicle turning circle problems. Shvidler also owns a home in Snowmass, Colorado, USA. An residence in New York. And a wine chateau in France named Château Thénac.

Le Grand Bleu Yacht

The yacht was built in 2000 at the Bremer Vulkan Shipyard. For John McCaw (who sold McCaw Cellular for US$ 11 billion).

Le Grand Bleu is designed by Stefano Pastrovic. She was originally 104 meters long. In 2003 she was purchased by Roman Abramovich. He had a bathing platform installed, making her 112 meters long.

She has a steel hull and an aluminum superstructure. She is powered by 2 Deutz engines. Which bring her a top speed of 17 knots. Her cruising speed is 15 knots. Her range is more than 6,000nm.

What is Known About the Yacht’s Interior?

The luxury yacht can accommodate 20 guests and has a crew of 35. Her features include a large pool and a 22 meter Ed Dubois designed sailing yacht. And also a 20 meter Sunseeker yacht named Sirius A. Both are carried on deck.

In 2016 she was sent to Blohm and Voss for a refit. Works included a new hull paint and interior update and several cosmetic repairs.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. The yacht is not listed for sale.

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