The yacht Valerie was built by Lurssen as project Firebird and delivered to her owner in 2011. The Valerie boat is designed by Espen Oeino.
Valerie has a length of 85 meters (279ft). She has a draft of 3.8 meters and realizes a cruising speed of 14 knots. She is powered by two MTU engines. Her top speed is 17 knots. Her range is 6,000nm.
Reymond Langton Design is responsible for her interior. The luxury yacht can accommodate 17 guests in 8 suites. She has a crew of 27.
M/Y Valerie can often be found in Barcelona. In July 2014 she was in Antibes, France.
Who is the Owner of the Yacht VALERIE?
We were told the yacht is owned by Rinat Akhemetov. But she is actually owned by Sergey Chemezov, CEO of ROSTEC.
Who is Sergey Chemezov?
Sergey Chemezov, is the CEO of ROSTEC. He is a close ally of President Putin, and active in his inner circle. They served in the KGB together.
Chemezov was born in 1952. He is married to Yekaterina Ignatova. He has four children, including his eldest son Stanislav (from his first marriage). Stanislav Chemezov is active at AvtoVaz.
Chemezov received many Russian Awards, including Order For Merit to the Fatherland and National Order of the Legion of Honour.
How Much is Sergey Chemezov net worth?
His net worth is probably around $1 billion. His assets include shares in Rostec, Russian car manufacturer Kazam, and a real estate portfolio.
ICIJ Pandora Papers
In the so-called Pandora Papers it was disclosed that the yacht is registered to a BVI company named Delima Services Limited. This company is registered in the name of Anastasia Ignatova, Chemezov’s step-daughter.
Rostec is a Moscow-based company investing in defense and high-tech industries. Investments include the United Aircraft Corporation (which builds civil and military aircraft), Russian Helicopters and Kalashnikov Concern, builder of weapons. Rostec also owns stakes in car manufacturers KAMAZ and AVTOVAZ.
Sergey Chemezov – Wikipedia
Seized in Barcelona
In March 2022 the yacht was seized by Spanish authorities in Barcelona.
How Much is the VALERIE Yacht?
Her value is $110 million. Her annual running costs are around $100 million. The price of a yacht can vary greatly depending on a number of factors, including the size, age, and level of luxury of the yacht, as well as the cost price of materials and technology used in its construction.
Lürssen Yachts is a luxury yacht builder based in Bremen, Germany. The company was founded in 1875 and is known for building custom-made motor yachts, with sizes ranging from 50 to 180 meters in length. Lurssen yachts are known for their high-quality craftsmanship, attention to detail, and use of advanced technology. The company has a reputation for building some of the world’s largest and most complex yachts, and has a long history of working with top yacht designers and naval architects to create innovative and unique yacht designs. The most notable projects include Azzam, Dilbar, NORD, and Scheherazade.
Espen Øino is a Norwegian yacht designer who is known for designing some of the world’s largest and most luxurious yachts. He is the founder and principal designer of Espen Øino International, a yacht design firm based in Monaco. Espen Øino has designed over 200 yachts, including many of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced yachts. Oeino is considered to be one of the world’s leading design studios for large luxury motor yachts. Notable projects include Flying Fox, Crescent, and Octopus.
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The boat is not available for yacht charter. In 2019 the yacht was listed for sale.
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