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Francois Fiat: Net Worth and yacht Yersin

Yacht Name: Yersin - Length: 77 m (251 ft) - Guests:18 in 9 cabins - Crew: 24 in 12 cabins - IMO 9666651- Displacement: 2,246 - Piriou - 2015 - Value: US$ 80 million -

Francois Fiat Net Worth: US$ 300 million - Owners Company: Franprix - Owners Country: France - The yacht was built by Piriou in France.

Author: Peter Yachtfan, Update: 2020-05-12

M/Y Yersin

The expedition yacht was built in 2015 at the French Piriou Shipyard. To a design of Pierre Jacques Kubis Naval Design. She is powered by Caterpillar diesel engines. Her max speed is 18 knots.


The motor yacht Yersin can accommodate 18 guests and 24 crew. Yersin features A 12-seater cinema, indoor Jacuzzi, library, gym and massage room. There is also a hammam, water craft, diving gear and an array of water sport equipment.

Professional Diving Equipment

Her diving facility is fitted with compressors and a Nitrox filling station. She even has a dedicated diving tender.

EUR 70 Million Cost price

The Yersin yacht has a range of 15,000 nm at 11 knots and her dynamic positioning system allows her to stay in position for up to 10 days. Her cost price is rumored to be around EUR 70 million.

Named after Doctor Alexandre Yersin

The name Yersin refers to the doctor and adventurer Dr Alexandre Yersin. Yersin was the discoverer of the bacillus responsible for the deadly disease known as the pest or the plague.

Piriou Yard

The Piriou yard is a French company founded in 1965 and specializes in ship building and ship repairs, focusing on fishery and the off shore industry.

As far as SuperYachtFan is informed, Yersin is the only yacht built by Piriou. Although they were also involved in the restoration of Jacques-Yves Cousteau’s research vessel Calypso.

Calypso was actually not owned by Cousteau. But was owned by Irish millionaire Loel Guinness. He leased her to Cousteau for one franc per year. The yacht visited Amsterdam in October 2015.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

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

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Who is Francois Fiat?Francois Fiat

He is married to Genevieve Baud, the daughter of the late Jean Baud. Jean Baud founded the French retail chains Franprix and Price Leader. Price Leader has 500 stores in France.

Casino Group

In 1997 the Casino Group acquired a majority stake in Jean Baud’s company for approx. EUR 430 million (USD 500 million). In 2009 the remaining shares were acquired for another EUR 428 million (USD 500 million). Fiat was a director at Franprix.

TLC Beatrice

Baud was also founder of TLC Beatrice International Holdings. TLC Beatrice was an international food and grocery products company with operations principally in western Europe.

The Company's operations were comprised of two segments: Food Distribution and Grocery Products.

Food Distribution operations were concentrated in the wholesale and retail distribution of dry groceries, beverages, household products and frozen food in France, while its Grocery Products segments manufactured and marketed ice cream and desserts, potato chips, snacks and beverages in selected major western European markets.

Fiat Net worth

Jean Baud had two sons and one daughter, so the net worth of François Fiat and his wife Genevieve is at least USD 300 million.

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yacht Yersin, owned by Francois Fiat

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Expedition yacht Yersinthe yacht in Amsterdam

The yacht in Amsterdam  (October 2015).

Piriou yacht YersinFrancois Fiat yachtYersin interiorOwners stateroom

The yacht’s amazing interior is designed by Pierre Kubis.

The owners stateroom.


Yersin Boat


Inside the Yacht

inside yersin

The yacht in Amsterdam.

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