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SYMPHONY Yacht – Luxuriant $150 Million Superyacht

SYMPHONY yacht is a 101-metre (333 ft) luxury yacht built by the Dutch shipyard Feadship and delivered to the owner in 2015.

She is currently the largest yacht ever built by Feadship and ranks in 51st place on the list of biggest yachts in the world.

Symphony
101 metres (333ft)
20 in 8 cabins
38 in 16 cabins
Feadship
Tim Heywood
Zuretti Interior Design
2015
21 knots
MTU
3,000 ton
US $150 million
US $10 – 15 million

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SYMPHONY yacht interior

The interior of SYMPHONY was developed by Zuretti Interior Design , a French studio specializing in luxury superyachts.

She can accommodate twenty guests in eight cabins as well as a crew of 38 in below-deck cabins.

The large owner’s suite has a private deck with exceptional sea views and even a separate sauna.

The interior of SYMPHONY is somewhat unusual and unlike other luxury yachts. Most of the floors and ceilings are encased in light wood paneling complemented by wooden furniture and elements of gold as well as natural tones.

The yacht has a grand piano, a swimming pool with a waterfall and jets that simulate currents, a cinema, a gym, and a wellness center. There is an onboard steam room and several saunas.

SYMPHONY has two elevators, one of which features a 15-meter interactive video screen that can play video footage at the request of the guests. 

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Specifications

The SYMPHONY yacht has a volume of 3,463 tons and a total length of 101 meters (333 ft). Her beam measures 14.1 meters (46.3 ft) and her draft 4.1 meters (13.5 ft).

She has a steel hull and a large aluminum superstructure.

SYMPHONY yacht is powered by four MTU engines, however, she uses 30% less energy than traditional vessels her size.

Due to advanced hybrid propulsion technology, she is able to store energy in a battery bank that works together with her diesel engines.

The yacht reaches maximum speeds of 21 knots and cruises comfortably at 10 knots.

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The exterior of SYMPHONY was designed by Tim Heywood , a well-respected name in the industry.

SYMPHONY is a white yacht with dark blue elements close to the waterline, lending her a streamlined appearance.

She is known for carrying a wide variety of water toys, including inflatables, a slide, jet skis, and sea bobs.

Her aft deck includes a pool, and her bow has a large helipad perfect for allowing her owner to arrive and depart comfortably.

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SYMPHONY was acquired by Arnault in 2015 for a price of US$150 million. She has annual running costs of US$10 to 15 million and is not currently available for charter.

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Symphony At Sea: A Glimpse Into LVMH CEO’s $150 Million Superyacht

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Bernard Arnault, rumored to have been the third richest man in the world, owns one of the grandest yachts at sea. The impressive superyacht boasts a vast interior and eye-catching aesthetic that make it notable on any list. Mr. Arnault is the CEO of the French luxury goods company LVMH (Louis Vuitton, Moet, Hennessy ) and has caught the attention of yachting enthusiasts with his exceptional seabound treasure.

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In 2015, the high-end yacht builder, Feadship, built the $150 million superyacht. Mr. Arnault purchased it, and named it Symphony , a musical metaphor for the billionaire’s undisturbed ocean getaway. It ranks in the top 50 of biggest yachts in the world measuring roughly 333 feet with a max speed of 21 knots, so it’s no wonder that it continues to catch stares wherever it’s docked.

On top of that, the elaborate interior makes this sizable structure stand out from the rest. Zuretti Interior Design, a French studio specializing in luxury superyachts, took on the task of perfecting it. The artisan space was inspired by residences in Bali and Thailand. The walls and floors were covered in light wash wood panels that suggest a hint of ‘upscale tropicale’ . Meanwhile, neutral furniture with gold decor tells a luxe story. On the outside, she has a clean navy blue trim close to sea level that draws the eye to her bright white finish.

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This stunning yacht can house nearly 20 guests and has space below deck for a crew of 38. The glamorous owner’s suite includes a private deck with access to an intimate sauna experience and even better views.

This mega yacht has no shortage of amusements. The aft deck has an incredible glass-bottom pool while the bow is taken over by a sleek helipad. A fully-equipped gym also resides here along with a pop-up golf tee. Toys in tow include inflatables, a slide, jet skis, and sea bobs.

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Last we heard, the billionaire’s not chartering his vessel, but his own personal guests will take interest in some of the unique features. Those curious about the mechanics behind the craft can have a museum-like experience on board with access to a massive display that tracks speed, rpm, and even allows a glimpse at the underwater camera.

Mr. Arnault has connections in the industry, but he remains quite private amidst it all. Not only is he a shareholder in Dior, but he owns the yacht shipyard Royal Van Lent where his yacht was built. His wallflower behavior spurred his desire to trade in his private jet , but thankfully, Symphony encompasses the calm that he continually seeks. It’s doubtful he’ll part ways with her anytime soon.

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French businessman, investor, and art collector Bernard Arnault is the chairman and chief executive of the world's largest luxury goods company, LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton. He is currently the third richest person in the world and the richest person in Europe. The French fashion tycoon is one the world's ultimate taste-makers and his ownership of the super yacht Symphony is a proof that he likes the combination of class and beauty which comes with a price. With the billions of wealth he has accumulated over the years, it is not at all surprising that he bought a luxury yacht.

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Bernard Arnault is the proud owner of the largest Feadship to be ever made according to the Yacht Habor. The CEO of the French multinational luxury goods conglomerate, LVMH, owns the luxury mega yacht which is worth $150 million. It is not surprising that Bernard Arnault would spend so much for a luxury yacht since he has a stunning net worth of $93.5 billion and currently among the top ten billionaires in the world and recognized as the richest man in France.

Arnault first ventured into the yacht industry back in 2008 when he led the acquisition of the British yacht manufacturer called Princess Yachts. Since then LVMH has been working closely with the world leading brand of custom-built luxury mega-yachts, Feadship. It was in 2015 when Arnault decided to buy Symphony for $150 million. The super yacht has about estimated running costs of $10 to 15 million per year and currently not available for charter.

The Superyacht Symphony comes with eight huge staterooms that can fit about sixteen guests and a comfortable berthing that can accommodate about 27 crew members on board the yacht. It also has a private deck for the owner. It is created to accommodate about thirty six passengers. The exteriors of the yacht were designed by the world class renowned company Tim Heywood Design. The interiors on the other hand were aesthetically designed with the décor of the yacht being done by the one and only Zuretti Interior Design. The Symphony has been constructed by the Feadship at the Royal Van Lent Shipyard as a simple Project 808.

The luxury yacht is currently among the most sought-after private vessels . Bernard Arnault’s luxury vehicle at the sea is far more than par excellence. It is powered by a 2,415 hp Wärtsilä engine which comes with a powerful battery bank and about three generator sets. It also houses the string of amenities of the yacht such as the appointed entertainment areas, the al fresco bar area for parties and events and the state-of-the-art kitchen that is serving stunning decadent French delights. It is also a 101-meter luxury yacht that was built at the Royal Van Lent Shipyard. Symphony has a steel hull that has an aluminum superstructure. The yacht has complied with the amended Passenger Yacht Code (PYC).

The luxury yacht is said to be an eco-friendly yacht which uses a hybrid propulsion technology and powered by a 4x MTU 16V4000M73 engine. Due to the advance hybrid propulsion technology, the yacht can store energy in its battery bank that can work together with its diesel engines. The main engine on the other hand works hand in hand with the generators and modern battery bank that were attached to the yacht. It uses about 30% less than the energy that a normal yacht uses. The maximum speed of the yacht is about 21 knots and the cruising speed is about 10 knots. The Symphony was ranked 50 th out of the top 100 superyacht around the world with a 101.5 meter six deck. The structure of the yacht was made by the De Voogt Naval Architects. The floors and ceilings of the yacht are encased in a light wood panel which was complemented by the w ooden furniture with accents of gold and natural tones .

The Symphony contains luxury features such as the 6 meter glass-bottom swimming pool located on the main deck, an outdoor cinema that was aesthetically placed on the bridge deck and a stunning Jacuzzi on the yacht’s sundeck. The owner’s deck is also equipped with two bathrooms, sauna, forward terrace that has a Jacuzzi as well, a private office space, a spacious lounge and dressing rooms. Since the wife of Arnault, Helene Mercier, is a concert pianist, there is also a piano on board. The owner’s deck also has deck area perfect for lounging with a dining table that can accommodate about 20 people. It also has two elevators for passengers to use and one elevator even features a 15-metre interactive video screen which can play video footages upon the request of the guests.

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Bernard Arnault’s “Symphony” Super Yacht Is First Feadship To Cross 100 Metres

The 105 metre luxury superyacht ‘Symphony’ is the first Feadship to cross 100m and it is now owned by the richest man in France, LVMH CEO Arnault

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Ranked 50 out of the world’s top 100 superyachts, the 101.5 metre six deck “Symphony” luxury super yacht with its “bones” by De Voogt Naval Architects and designed by Tim Heywood Design is the largest Feadship ever built in 2015 (a record since been broken by the 110 metre Feadship 1001). The Symphony is also the first Feadship to be fully compliant with the new Passenger Yacht Code regulations, allowing more than the usual twelve passengers.

Interior designed by Zuretti Interior Design, it was the first Feadship to cross the 100-metre mark, and it was revealed to be owned by Bernard Arnault, one of the richest men in world.

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First Feadship larger than 100 metres, “Symphony” luxury super yacht is Owned by LVMH CEO

The CEO of French multinational luxury goods conglomerate, LVMH, owns the largest Feadship to be ever built according to Yacht Habor . According to Forbes, Bernard Arnault with a net worth of US$93.5 billion, is one the world’s top ten billionaires and the richest man in France. Unsurprisingly, the man who has been shaping the luxury world for 35 years is bound to own a luxury mega yacht worth US$150 million.

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Arnault’s previous yacht Amadeus was sold in 2016 for an asking price of US$50 million euros and has recently donated €200 million to the rebuilding fund for Notre Dame de Paris . The “Symphony” yacht is worthUS$150 million.

Designed by Tim Heywood and built by Feadship in the Netherlands as Project 808, Symphony has a gross tonnage of near 3,000GT. With an aluminium structure, the yacht can house 36 passengers and is an eco-friendly yacht, using 30 per cent less fuel than other similar yachts.

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Symphony has a couple of luxury features such as a 6 metre glass-bottom swimming pool on main deck, an outdoor cinema on bridge deck, and a jacuzzi on the sundeck. While the   owner’s deck is equipped with double bathrooms, dressing rooms and a sauna, a forward terrace with Jacuzzi, a private office and a study, a lounge and a spacious aft deck area for lounging with a dining table for 20.

Arnault interest for the yacht industry dates back to 2008 when Arnault ventured into the yacht industry by leading an acquisition of British yacht manufacturer, Princess Yachts which saw L Capital, a fund controlled by LVMH, gain a 70 per cent controlling stake in Princess Yachts . Feadship, the world leading brand of custom-built luxury mega-yachts, has been working with LVMH closely since 2008.

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Symphony, Bernard Arnaud's superyacht with multiple leisure activities

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Launched in 2015 and built by Feadship, Symphony is a 101.5 m long superyacht owned by businessman Bernard Arnaud. On board, everything is designed for fun and relaxation thanks to its (very) numerous leisure facilities.

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Largest yacht ever built in the Netherlands in 2015

Symphony is a 101.5 m long and 14.10 m wide superyacht built by the Dutch shipyard Feadship at its Kaag yard. Launched in 2015, she is the first yacht of the builder to exceed the 100 m mark, but also the largest yacht ever built in the Netherlands .

Symphony was born from the joint work of Tim Heywood and De Voogt Naval Architects, while the interior design is by Zuretti. It is owned by businessman Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of the luxury group LVMH.

Its steel displacement hull allows it to navigate in faraway lands with maximum resistance, while its aluminium superstructure houses 6 decks with teak flooring. A stabilizer system reduces roll and improves comfort both at sea and at anchor .

Le superyacht Symphony au mouillage © FX Ricardou

Six decks for fun and relaxation

Its six decks with wide terraces offer all the necessary equipment for relaxation and leisure activities. For example, there is a huge helipad on the foredeck to reach the boat directly by helicopter. The sundeck houses an observation lounge, a bar and a jacuzzi. But the long list of facilities doesn't stop at là?!

The Symphony is a true entertainment platform with an outdoor projection screen, HD cinema on the lower deck, dance floor, beauty salon, golf practice, gym, music room with grand piano and library .

The highlight of the show is undoubtedly its 6 m long counter-current swimming pool with a waterfall and a transparent glass bottom. Another superyacht-like facility, to move around the six decks, the Symphony has a lift.

Le superyacht Symphony au mouillage © FX Ricardou

43 people on board

On board, 16 guests can stay comfortably in 8 cabins: 1 master suite, 1 VIP suite and 6 double cabins all with their own bathroom. One of the decks is entirely dedicated to the owner with double bed, double bathroom, dressing rooms, sauna, office, front terrace with jacuzzi or aft terrace with dining room that can accommodate up to 20 guests around the table. 27 crew members are planned to take care of life on board .

Le superyacht Symphony au mouillage © FX Ricardou

A transatlantic capability

With 4 MTU 16V 4000 M73 engines with a power of 1?909 CH and two thrusters, Symphony reaches a cruising speed of 16 knots and a maximum speed of 22 knots. At a reasonable speed of 14 knots, and thanks to its huge fuel tanks of 256?000 litres, the yacht has a range of 5?500 miles. Its water tanks, allowing it to sail autonomously for many months, are just as huge, with a capacity of 56?000 litres.

Le superyacht Symphony au mouillage © FX Ricardou

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Symphony, superyacht de Bernard Arnaud aux multiples loisirs

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Lancé en 2015 et construit par Feadship, Symphony est un superyacht de 101,5 m de long, propriété de l'homme d'affaires Bernard Arnaud. À bord, tout est conçu pour s'amuser et se détendre grâce à ses (très) nombreux équipements de loisirs.

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Le plus grand yacht jamais construit aux Pays-Bas en 2015

Symphony est un superyacht de 101,5 m de long et de 14,10 m de large construit par le chantier néerlandais Feadship, sur son chantier de Kaag. Lancé en 2015, il est alors le premier yacht du constructeur à dépasser la barre des 100 m, mais aussi le plus grand yacht jamais construit aux Pays-Bas .

Symphony est né du travail commun de Tim Heywood et De Voogt Naval Architects, tandis que le design intérieur est signé Zuretti. Il est la propriété de l'homme d'affaires Bernard Arnault, Président-directeur général du groupe de luxe LVMH.

Sa coque à déplacement en acier lui permet de naviguer dans des contrées lointaines avec un maximum de résistance, tandis que sa superstructure en aluminium abrite de 6 ponts au plancher teck. Un système de stabilisateur permet de réduire le roulis et améliorer à la fois le confort en navigation comme au mouillage .

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Six ponts pour s'amuser et se détendre

Ses six ponts dotés de larges terrasses offrent tout l'équipement nécessaire à la détente et aux loisirs. Ainsi, on retrouve sur la plage avant une immense hélisurface pour rejoindre le bateau directement en hélicoptère. Le sundeck abrite un salon d'observation, un bar et un spa. Mais la longue liste d'équipements ne s'arrête pas là !

Le Symphony est une véritable plateforme de divertissement avec écran de projection en plein air, son cinéma HD sur le pont inférieur, sa piste de danse, son salon de beauté, son practice de golf, sa salle de gym, sa salle de musique avec piano à queue ou encore sa bibliothèque .

Le clou du spectacle est sans aucun doute sa piscine de nage à contre-courant d'une longueur de 6 m dotée d'une cascade et d'un fond en verre transparent. Autre équipement digne d'un superyacht, pour se déplacer à travers les six ponts, le Symphony possède un ascenseur.

Le superyacht Symphony au mouillage © FX Ricardou

43 personnes à bord

À bord, 16 invités peuvent loger confortablement répartis dans 8 cabines : 1 master suite, 1 suite VIP et 6 cabines doubles toutes dotées de leur salle de bain. Un des ponts est entièrement dédié au propriétaire avec lit double, double salle de bain, dressings, sauna, bureau, terrasse avant avec spa ou encore terrasse arrière avec salle à manger pouvant accueillir jusqu'à 20 convives autour de la table. 27 membres d'équipage sont prévus pour s'occuper de la vie du bord.

Le superyacht Symphony au mouillage © FX Ricardou

Une capacité transatlantique

Avec 4 moteurs MTU 16V 4000 M73 d'une puissance de 1 909 CH et deux propulseurs, Symphony atteint une vitesse de croisière de 16 nœuds et une vitesse maximale de 22 nœuds. À la vitesse raisonnable de 14 nœuds, et grâce à ses immenses réservoirs de carburant de 256 000 litres, le yacht possède une autonomie de 5 500 milles. Ses réservoirs d'eau, lui permettant de pouvoir naviguer en autonomie de longs mois sont tout aussi démesurés puisqu'ils ont une capacité de 56 000 litres.

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Bernard Arnault, owner of the Luis Vuitton's Megayacht.

Luis Vuitton’s Megayacht Is as Extravagant as Its $150 Million Price Tag

Like a few other billionaire celebrities , Bernard Arnault, the current head of Louis Vuitton , owns an extravagant superyacht dubbed the Symphony. The boat is valued at about $150 million and was built by some big names in the yacht business, including Tim Heywood, Francois Zuretti, and lastly, Peter Marino. Tim Heywood worked on the exterior while the other two designed the interior.

Also notable is the yacht won the 2016 Superyacht Award for best displacement motor yacht. This was in the “2,999GT and Above” category, which contained the largest vessels entered into the World Superyacht Awards for the year. A closer look at the design details and amenities in the yacht provides some insight into why this award was well-warranted.

Amenities included in the yacht

Bernard Arnault, owner of the Luis Vuitton's Megayacht.

The yacht’s design and amenities seem to stay true to the theme of opulence and luxury that the Louis Vuitton brand is known for. According to Auto Evolution , the boat comes fitted with state-of-the-art facilities. One example is the contraflow swimming pool, which includes design elements like a waterfall and glass bottom.

The glass bottom previews the lounge area beneath the pool, which acts as a  movie theater with an ultra-high-definition screen. That said, this isn’t the only cinema on the vessel, with a secondary option being available on the bridge deck. Also included are a beauty parlor, spa, and gym.

Next is the sun deck, which comes with a bar, jacuzzi, and observation lounge. Other exciting amenities include a mini-golf course and an area that can be converted to a nightclub after dusk.

Inside the megayacht, there are a few interesting design details, such as a glass corridor providing a peek into the vessel’s engine room. Also, there are 300 different finishes with exquisite attention to detail, as shown by the 49 feet tall interactive video wall that doubles as part of the elevator shaft.

As for the owner’s suite, it’s similar to the best rooms in five-star hotels. It comes with a private study, sauna, two bathrooms, dressing rooms, and even a jacuzzi on the terrace.

Nevertheless, there are still some unknowns about the superyacht’s interior as only the owner, his private entourage, and the people who designed it have gone in.

The superyacht’s specifications and exterior

The vessel is 333 ft long, and at the time it was launched, it was the largest superyacht built by the Feadship brand. Additionally, the luxury yacht consists of a dark blue hull, a white superstructure, and six decks.

Also, its engines are sourced from Motoren- und Turbinen-Union (MTU), a company that, according to the McNally Institute , has provided megayacht engines since the 1970s. The company also has ties to Maybach that date back to the second world war.

By car standards, these engines propel the boat at 16 knots or 18.4 mph. Also, it can go for up to 6,300 miles or 5,500 nautical miles.

Other megayacht owners

Other megayacht owners include Steven Spielberg , Paul Allen, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Giorgio Armani, another fashion guru. Steven Spielberg’s $160 million yacht, the Seven Seas, may be smaller than the Symphony at about 282 ft, but it’s just as luxurious. According to Charter World , it even comes with an infinity pool as part of the aft deck.

The Octopus, a 414 ft megayacht, is owned by Paul Allen, one of Microsoft’s co-founders. It features two helipads, a basketball court, a swimming pool, and even a submarine. This might also be why it’s taken part in several rescue operations and exploration projects.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s yacht, the Dubai, is more than 530 ft long and is fitted with more than a few luxury amenities, including a swimming pool, cinema, helipad, and gym. Al Maktoum has been Dubai’s absolute ruler from 2006 to date.

As for Giorgio Armani’s superyacht, the Main, it’s approximately 213 ft long. Since the boat is smaller, it doesn’t have as many amenities as the others mentioned. That said, it’s still impressive and can host approximately 14 guests.

Lastly, the New York Post asserts that even former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is expected to launch a $500 million superyacht in 2022.

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A Look At LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault’s $200 Million Feadship Symphony

A Look At LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault’s $200 Million Feadship Symphony

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With a net worth of roughly US$87.4 billion LVMH Chairman And CEO Bernard Arnault is France’s richest man, and indeed one of world’s wealthiest. Such is Arnault’s sway in the world of luxury, he’s earned nicknames like “the wolf in cashmere” and “the emperor of luxury”. So it’s no surprise that Bernard Arnault’s yacht Symphony is about as luxurious as they come.

Out of the famed Dutch shipyard Feadship, Symphony measures 101.5m (333 ft) and cost an estimated US$150 million to build. An immeasurable fortune for some, but a veritable drop in the ocean for Arnault.

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The sun deck is home to an observation lounge, bar and Jacuzzi, while the bridge deck includes a large terrace with an outdoor cinema. A vast owner’s deck includes a beautiful full-beam stateroom with double bathrooms, dressing rooms and a sauna, a forward terrace with Jacuzzi, a private office and a study, a lounge and a spacious aft deck area for lounging with a dining table for twenty. 

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The 8 stateroom yacht has been designed as the ideal place for its sixteen guests to enjoy themselves, with 27 crew on hand to tend to their every need. 

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Bernard Arnault’s personal interest in the sector began with the conversion of the 70m Amadeus from research vessel to luxury yacht in 2007. The following year LVMH led an acquisition of British yacht manufacturer, Princess Yachts which saw L Capital, a fund controlled by LVMH, gain a 70% controlling stake in Princess Yachts.

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It is hard to think of a more visible manifestation of great wealth and excessive consumption than a superyacht, as Russian oligarchs have discovered to their cost, following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine in February.

As western governments began detaining these very obvious luxury assets at harbours and shipyards around the world in successive rounds of economic sanctions aimed at Moscow, the targeted billionaires directed crews to steer the vessels to safe havens such as the Maldives in the Indian Ocean or Turkey in the Mediterranean. Roman Abramovich’s 163-metre Eclipse, one of the world’s largest superyachts and estimated to cost more than $1bn, found refuge in the Turkish port of Marmaris.

Long before the latest Ukraine war, however, the superyacht industry faced a problem unrelated to any support the ships’ wealthy owners may have provided to warmongering authoritarian regimes: their impact on the environment and the impression they gave that the rich could not care less about climate change.

Most superyachts — typically defined as a leisure vessel more than 30 metres or 100ft in length — are essentially motor vessels like small cruise liners, catering to proprietors or charterers and a few pampered guests. The biggest have helicopter pads, swimming pools and gyms as well as luxury suites. Some even have mini-submarines.

Roman Abramovich’s 163-metre superyacht Eclipse

Very few are sailing yachts, and most of them consume vast quantities of diesel. Only now are manufacturers starting to develop new technologies such as hydrogen-powered electric propulsion that will cut emissions.

In the meantime, building the boats, operating them and, eventually, scrapping them all have a damaging effect on the environment. The same is true of aircraft and cars, but the very visibility of superyachts in tourist hotspots, makes their ecological footprint an increasingly sensitive topic. The global fleet has grown more than sixfold since 1985 to reach more than 5,200, according to Superyacht Times . And the fleet cruises the world’s vulnerable oceans.

“For sure, now it’s really high up the agenda — there’s been a fundamental shift,” says Monaco-based superyacht designer Espen Oeino, who reckons it is only in the past few years that most proprietors have really started to pay attention to yacht emissions. Clients ask him what can be done to reduce energy consumption onboard, both for propulsion and for the so-called “hotel load” of air-conditioning and other services, and even how to build the boat in the first place in a responsible way.

Norwegian superyacht designer Espen Oeino

Rob Doyle, another naval architect who designs superyachts and is based in Kinsale in Ireland, agrees that more owners are beginning to take notice of the need to reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment, though many are still concerned about the cost. “There is still a huge amount of greenwashing,” he says. “You look at the magazines and you’ll never see a bad superyacht.”

Rob Doyle

And bad they often are. Research by anthropologists Beatriz Barros and Richard Wilk of Indiana University into the carbon footprints of the super-rich found that yachts contributed an outsized share of the carbon emissions of the billionaires who own them — far more than their private jets or mansions.

For former Chelsea Football Club owner Abramovich, for example, of the 31,200 tonnes of CO₂ equivalent he is calculated to have emitted in 2018, no less than 22,400 tonnes came from his yachts. Yacht emissions for Bernard Arnault, owner of LVMH and France’s richest man, accounted for nearly 9,000 tonnes of his total of 10,400 tonnes.

There are other ways for the wealthy to be embarrassed by their superyachts. Dutch shipyard Oceanco is facing resistance from angry locals after asking the city of Rotterdam to temporarily dismantle the old Koningshaven Bridge so that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s new three-masted vessel — this one is a sailing yacht costing hundreds of millions of dollars — can reach the port and the open sea.

Bernard Arnaud’s luxury yacht Symphony

But the impact on the climate is still the environmental whale in the room for yacht owners, builders and designers: Bill Gates and Elon Musk are both big carbon emitters, but their 2018 numbers were much lower than those of their fellow billionaires because they did not have yachts, the Barros-Wilk paper showed.

The accelerating effort to green superyachts reflects similar moves in the aircraft and vehicle industries to adopt new technologies and systems that help to reduce or eliminate carbon emissions and other pollution.

For superyacht designers and builders, the process starts with the shape of the hull or hulls, because there are few things so wasteful of energy as pushing a heavy metal or composite vessel through a fluid as dense as water. For both Oeino and Doyle, this search for what Oeino calls the “geometry of an easily driven hull” means looking at multihulls (catamarans or trimarans) for the next generation of big yachts, because they are designed to skim along the surface of the sea rather than laboriously plough through it, even if there are obvious constraints on weight and what you can do with the interior space.

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Next, propulsion. There are already diesel-electric boats in service, which use diesel generators running at optimum revolutions (more economical, less polluting) to power electric motors, and, in future, the idea is to run the electric motors with the output from hydrogen fuel cells.

Then there is the electricity needed for the yacht’s hotel load, principally air-conditioning and the making of fresh water from seawater, but also lights and other electrical systems. Solar panels can produce some power but rarely enough even to run a present-day superyacht at anchor, so to charge batteries and run the boat, some other form of carbon-free electricity generation is needed to replace the diesel generators widely in use today.

For Barros and Wilk, none of this can justify owning any kind of superyacht. They write: “While many billionaires have taken pro-environmental actions in their personal lives or their corporate connections or donate money to climate change organisations and purchase carbon offsets, none of these actions actually ‘cancels out’ their total emissions. A 90-metre yacht can be touted as energy efficient or environmentally friendly but, as critics of ‘eco-chic’ point out, it is still a huge waste of resources, a frivolous luxury in a warming world.”

But the industry is trying. Doyle’s answer, developed by his own firm and Van Geest Design, is Domus (“home” in Latin), a project for a 40-metre sailing trimaran described as “the first truly zero-emission yacht” over 750 gross tonnes, which would generate electricity to charge its batteries from solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells and its own propellers acting as dynamos when the boat is sailing.

“It came out of a conversation we had with a client,” says Doyle. “We proposed this project with fuel cells, and regenerative sailing. It’s silent . . . people just want to listen to the water and the wind coming across and not have the hum of generators or the whiff of diesel.”

People just want to listen to the water and the wind coming across and not have the hum of generators or the whiff of diesel Rob Doyle, yacht designer

Hydrogen propulsion is in its infancy for mass transport. The gas is difficult to store, though it can be made from methanol, and there is, as yet, no distribution network for the fuel. But the interest in hydrogen is just one sign of how the yacht industry is hunting for ways to lower emissions in the years ahead as the pressure from regulators — and public opinion — increases.

Oeino notes that in some places, including the World Heritage Site fjords such as Geirangerfjord in his native Norway, rules limiting emissions are already in place and becoming stricter, and will help to force the pace of the greening of ships and yachts.

The first systems for big yachts to be fully powered by renewables are likely to be the tenders, the smaller boats that ferry people to and from the shore, which are already starting to shift to electric propulsion, and the equipment that contributes to the hotel load when the ship is stationary. Hotel loads can, in any case, be reduced by sensible design and operation, given that indoor superyacht spaces are heavily air-conditioned all the time despite owners and guests spending a huge amount of their time outside, on deck.

Transocean travel with zero emissions is a much bigger ask, says Oeino. “A lot of stuff is already being implemented, but the full electric big yacht with zero emissions is still not a reality,” he explains, because it is impossible to store or produce enough energy onboard.

“It will be a combination of things that will bring us all to lower emissions and eventually zero emissions.” 

‘Yachts for science’ can be a breakthrough for explorers

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For yacht owners who feel guilty not only about their environmental footprint but also about how little they use their expensive boats, Rosie O’Donnell has the perfect solution: Yachts for Science .

YFS, which its co-ordinator O’Donnell describes as “a dating agency, almost like a Tinder for the sea”, is a platform to match idle yachts and their crews with scientists in search of a vessel that can reach remote areas and allow them to research everything from coral reefs and manta rays to great white sharks. In some cases, the owners and their families like to be on board for the ride.

“It’s for people who want to be a bit philanthropic so they have got something more to talk about than sitting on the back of their boat in St Tropez drinking cocktails,” says O’Donnell. “It’s about making the ownership more worthwhile.”

The idea of YFS fits with the trend among yachtowners to commission robust so-called expedition or explorer yachts that can travel long distances, to the Antarctic for example, rather than being satisfied with something that will buzz at high speeds around the resorts of the Mediterranean or the Caribbean.

“The yachting industry is always looking for ways to reinvent itself,” says Dominic Byrne of Arksen Marine , a builder that backs YFS and is building a new range of high-tech motor yachts. “People are looking to go further afield, and they are looking to do it in an eco-friendly way as much as possible.”

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World’s Richest Yacht Owners

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It’s no surprise that owning a yacht is popular among the billionaire class. It’s not uncommon for billionaires around the world to not only own one luxury superyacht, but multiple yachts. Not to mention tenders and other high-tech watercrafts. Some of the richest people in the world own some of the largest, most expensive mega yachts. We take a look at some of the world’s richest yacht owners and the luxury vessels they have bought.

Bernard Arnault

Worth a whopping $156.8 billion in 2021, Bernard Arnault is a French businessman and art collector most known as the chairman and chief executive of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. He is currently the third richest person in the world. 1 LVMH is a French multinational conglomerate and the world’s largest luxury-goods company. Renowned brands such as Dior, Givenchy, Bulgari, and Tiffany & co. are owned by this corporation.

Bernard Arnault Yacht

Bernard Arnault owns the 101.5-meter motor yacht Symphony . Built in the Netherlands by Feadship, this luxury super yacht has four main engines and can carry 20 passengers and 38 crew. A 6-meter glass-bottom swimming pool and outdoor cinema are some of the vessel’s standout features.

Larry Ellison

Worth $90.6 billion in 2021, Larry Ellison is an American business magnate and investor. One of the most famous yacht owners, he is best known for being the co-founder and executive chairman of Oracle Corporation. Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation known as the world’s largest database management company.

Larry Ellison Yacht

Larry Ellison owns the 87.78-meter motor yacht Musashi . Built in the Netherlands by Feadship in 2011, this five-deck super yacht can accommodate 18 guests and 24 crew. Its exterior was inspired by Japanese design and Art Deco style. An outdoor gym and spa are only a few of the vessel’s luxury amenities.

The eighth richest man in the world as of 2021, Larry Page is worth $90.3 billion. He is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur best known as one of two co-founders of Google. Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in internet-related services and products which includes the world’s most used search engine, online advertising platforms, and cloud computing.

Larry Page Yacht

Larry Page owns the 58.8-meter motor yacht SENSES . Built and launched by German yacht builder Fr. Schweers Shipyard in 1999, it went under its latest yacht refit in 2015. This luxury yacht sleeps up to 12 guests with accommodations for 14 crew. An expedition yacht, SENSES  features a large helipad, ice-strengthened hull, and three high-speed tenders.

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Bernard Arnault: Visionary of Luxury Brands

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Neither the pandemic nor the recession have had an effect on the wealth of chairman and CEO of the world’s leading luxury products group: he turned the LVMH family holding into a joint-stock partnership shared equally among his five children

If owners of all companies in the luxury industry could figure out how to make their products timeless, modern, high-quality and innovative, but also high-profitable all at the same time, French billionaire Bernard Arnault’s wealth would probably be not as vast. Bloomberg Billionaires Index estimates him at 171 billion dollars, which makes him the richest European, and recently the richest man in the world. He left behind Elon Musk, the owner of Twitter and Tesla.

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Chairman and CEO of LVMH, a conglomerate that manages 75 prestigious brands around the world, the most famous ones being fashion houses Dior, Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Loewe, champagne houses Dom Perignon, Moët&Chandon and Krug, watchmaking houses Hublot, Tag Heuer and Zenith, and jewellery houses Tiffany, Chaumet and Bulgari , he also owns the Belmond hospitality and leisure company, which operates 46 luxury hotels, castles, villas, train services and river cruises worldwide. The Royal Van Lent yacht shipyard, which was founded in the Netherlands in 1849, is part of the LVMH concern. The Arnault Family Group owns 48% of LVMH and has 63.5% of voting rights. The 12-person Executive Committee runs the company, with Bernard Arnault as CEO.

At the annual shareholder meeting early this year, the maximum age of LVMH chief executive officer was raised from 75 to 80. This summer, Arnault Sr., who is 73, changed the legal structure of his family holding company Agache to a joint-stock partnership to ensure family control over LVMH in the long term.

Villa San Michele, a Belmond Hotel in Florence

The family holding company will be controlled by Agache Commandite SAS, which will be held equally by Arnault’s five children from his two marriages. All of them are currently employed by the company. His only daughter Delphine Arnault is the Executive Vice President of Louis Vuitton. In early 2019, she became the youngest member of LVMH Executive Committee at 43.

When she married Italian wine heir Alessandro Vallarino Gancia in 2005, the French media called it ‘the wedding of the year’. They divorced five years later. Delphine has a daughter, but, much like all the Arnault children, she is discreet when it comes to her personal life. Antoine Arnault is director of communications at Louis Vuitton, CEO of menswear company Berluti and CEO of Loro Piana, known for its cashmere production. He resembles his father the most and is married to supermodel Natalia Vodianova, born 40 years ago to a poor Russian family in Gorky, Russia. She met the wealthy heir in 2008, while shooting a campaign for LVMH.

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The couple lives in Paris with their two children and three others from Natalia’s previous marriage to British aristocrat Justin Portman. Alexandre is the Executive Vice President of Tiffany & Co., legendary US luxury jewellery house that LVMH bought for $16 billion last year. Before assuming his position at Tiffany, Alexandre was CEO at Rimowa, German luggage manufacturer, also owned by LVMH. His younger brother Frederic became Tag Heuer CEO in 2020.

Like his father, he attended the École Polytechnique in Paris, but before joining his father’s company, he did an internship at Facebook and at McKinsey & Company. The dynasty’s youngest member, Jean Arnault, has a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from London Imperial College and in Financial Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently Director of Marketing and Development, Watches at Louis Vuitton. Arnault Senior organizes family gatherings at least once a month to discuss business challenges with his offspring.

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A wealthy family with five heirs would undoubtedly make for an intriguing series, but Arnault Sr. is only interested in publicity related business and art. In addition to top-class education, he gave his children an opportunity to assume responsibility for business operations early on. This was also how he started and, in his own words, he learnt the most through trial and error. He comes from the town of Roubaix in Northern France.

He studied Engineering at the École Polytechnique, France’s leading engineering school, and began work for his father’s construction company Ferret-Savinel after graduation. In 1984, he entered the luxury world when he convinced his father to shift the focus of the company from construction to real estate. He then purchased Agache Willot Boussac, a struggling company that, among other things, owned the cult Parisian department store Le Bon Marché, but also Christian Dior.

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He called his company Financière Agache, ruthlessly cut expenses, sold all unprofitable subsidiaries and started climbing up the business ladder. He got a 97.5 share in Dior, purchased respectable, but neglected brands, brought fresh faces to management positions, invested in marketing and production. He invested more than $2 billion in LVMH’s stocks and finally purchased the company in 1989. In late 1980s, he told the Harvard Business Review that his goal was ‘to run the world’s largest luxury company,’ in which he succeeded.

However, business and personal lives often don’t match, so his marriage to Anne Dewavrin fell apart in 1990. They were married since 1973 and have two children, Delphine and Antoine. A year later, he married Hélène Mercier, who is 11 years younger than him and whom he allegedly won over by playing classical pieces on the piano. She gave birth to three sons and continued her concert career. Above all, she was the silent companion to the ambitious and energetic magnate. They lead a life of luxury in Paris’ Left Bank, close to the Latin Quarter and St. Germain de Pres, and their home is filled with works by contemporary and modern artists, such as Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Maurizio Cattelan and Jean Michel Basquiat.

Bernard Arnault

The family established the Fondation Louis Vuitton and their art museum was designed by Frank Gehry. In spring 2019, Arnault donated €200 million for the renovation of Notre-Dame Cathedral, after it was ravaged by a fire. He and his wife spend time with their friends at their St. Tropez and Hollywood Hills villas. He recently sold the $73 million Bombardier Global 7500 private jet, which had a luxury bedroom, bathroom, and restaurant tables, because climate activists started following the jet’s route on Twitter. As he says, this makes him happier and he can rent a plane when he needs to travel.

LVMH’s companies were not immune to the effects of the pandemic and the recession: company stock prices dropped by 6.9% in a single day. However, as soon as the market reopened, their profits in Q1 2022 rose by 28% compared to the same period last year. Europe’s richest man is optimistic about his company’s future because he learnt the secret of growth a long time ago.

Bernard Arnault monument to monk Pierre Perignon in Reims

‘Customers must want your product and innovation is the ultimate driver behind profitability. Our whole business is based on giving our artists and designers complete freedom to invent without limits,’ he likes to point out in his rare interviews. However, unlike the creative, breezy designers in his companies, the production process in manufactures are strictly planned and defined with engineering precision.

Special attention is paid to masters of various trades in the largest luxury concern. For five years now, the manufactories have been open to the public for a few days, and visitors have the opportunity to see up close how super-luxury products are made. That event, called Les Journées Particulières, attracted more than 200,000 visitors in October, and the annual culmination of the celebration of superb craftsmanship and the rare skills of the craftsmen Arnault calls ‘the beating heart’ took place in mid-December.

Moët & Chandon Chateau de Saran

At a ceremony in Paris’ Salle Pleyel concert hall, LMVH awarded its 40 top masters with the Métier d’Excellence award, and each virtuoso received a brooch specially designed by the jewelry house Chaumet. It is part of a large project of the concern to present and bring craftsmanship to the young generations, so 280 of the best craftsmen from various brands of the concern visit high schools in France and find their successors among talented and hardworking students. Because only their skills can ensure the company’s survival in the luxury market.

On the other hand, LVMH invests a lot in new technologies. 950 startups applied for their Innovation Award, and 21 of them made it to the finals for the award, which guarantees them a grand entrance into the world of luxury. Although Arnault senior ruefully admits that, unlike him, his children understand NFT and the metaverse very well, conquering the market by maintaining old and creating new values is still exciting to him. Such an attitude was always respected by his business competitors, and it is a legendary anecdote that the late Steve Jobs told him: ‘Bernard, I don’t know if my iPhone will be successful in 50 years, but I can tell you that everyone will be happy to drink yours even then Dom Perignon.’

Text Dubravka Tomeković Aralica

Photos LVMH & Feadship

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  1. SYMPHONY Yacht • Bernard Arnault $150 Million Superyacht

    The Symphony yacht owned by Bernard Arnault is a stunning 101-meter luxury yacht that was built as Project 808 at the renowned Royal Van Lent Shipyard. The Symphony yacht is a sight to behold, with an exterior designed by Tim Heywood Design and an interior designed by Zuretti Interior Design. At the time of her delivery in 2015, the Symphony ...

  2. The most stunning features of Bernard Arnault's $150 million superyacht

    Bernard Arnault, the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive of LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton SE, the world's largest luxury goods company, owns a stunning $150 million superyacht. 344-feet Symphony motoryacht is the perfect match for "the wolf in cashmere," as Arnault's moniker goes.Built by the Dutch shipyard Feadship it ranks at 50 amongst the worlds top 100 superyachts.

  3. SYMPHONY Yacht

    The SYMPHONY yacht has a volume of 3,463 tons and a total length of 101 meters (333 ft). Her beam measures 14.1 meters (46.3 ft) and her draft 4.1 meters (13.5 ft). She has a steel hull and a large aluminum superstructure. SYMPHONY yacht is powered by four MTU engines, however, she uses 30% less energy than traditional vessels her size.

  4. Symphony (yacht)

    Symphony. (yacht) Symphony is a yacht owned by Bernard Arnault. At the time of its completion in 2015, Symphony was the longest yacht ever built in the Netherlands. [3] [4] [5] Symphony was built by Feadship. As of 2015, the 101.5-metre (333 ft), six-deck "Symphony" luxury super yacht was the largest Feadship had ever built, [6] and the ...

  5. Symphony At Sea: LVMH CEO's $150 Million Superyacht

    In 2015, the high-end yacht builder, Feadship, built the $150 million superyacht. Mr. Arnault purchased it, and named it Symphony, a musical metaphor for the billionaire's undisturbed ocean getaway.It ranks in the top 50 of biggest yachts in the world measuring roughly 333 feet with a max speed of 21 knots, so it's no wonder that it continues to catch stares wherever it's docked.

  6. Inside SYMPHONY: Bernard Arnault's $150 Million Yacht

    Bernard Arnault is the proud owner of the largest Feadship to be ever made according to the Yacht Habor. The CEO of the French multinational luxury goods conglomerate, LVMH, owns the luxury mega yacht which is worth $150 million. It is not surprising that Bernard Arnault would spend so much for a luxury yacht since he has a stunning net worth ...

  7. Bernard Arnault's "Symphony" Super Yacht Is First ...

    First Feadship larger than 100 metres, "Symphony" luxury super yacht is Owned by LVMH CEO. The CEO of French multinational luxury goods conglomerate, LVMH, owns the largest Feadship to be ever built according to Yacht Habor. According to Forbes, Bernard Arnault with a net worth of US$93.5 billion, is one the world's top ten billionaires ...

  8. Inside Bernard Arnault's $150,000,000 Symphony Yacht

    Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault's luxury yacht is named Symphony. She is a 101-meter luxury yacht. She was built as Project 808 at the Royal Van Lent Shipyard.S...

  9. Symphony, Bernard Arnaud's superyacht with multiple leisure activities

    Launched in 2015, she is the first yacht of the builder to exceed the 100 m mark, but also the largest yacht ever built in the Netherlands. Symphony was born from the joint work of Tim Heywood and De Voogt Naval Architects, while the interior design is by Zuretti. It is owned by businessman Bernard Arnault, Chairman and CEO of the luxury group ...

  10. Inside SYMPHONY Yacht • Feadship • 2015 • Owner Bernard Arnault • near

    https://www.superyachtfan.com/yacht/symphony/Bernard Arnault is the chairman and CEO of the French conglomerate LVMH, the largest luxury-products company in ...

  11. Symphony, superyacht de Bernard Arnaud aux multiples loisirs

    Lancé en 2015 et construit par Feadship, Symphony est un superyacht de 101,5 m de long, propriété de l'homme d'affaires Bernard Arnaud. À bord, tout est conçu pour s'amuser et se détendre grâce à ses (très) nombreux équipements de loisirs. Chloé Torterat Publié le 06-08-2020.

  12. Inside Billionaire Bernard Arnault's $200 Million-Yacht Symphony

    Look at one of the worlds richest men - Bernard Arnault's 334 foot private yacht!Symphony was in 2015 the largest yacht that was built in the Netherlands. At...

  13. Luis Vuitton's Megayacht Is as Extravagant as Its $150 Million Price

    Share: Follow Us. Like a few other billionaire celebrities, Bernard Arnault, the current head of Louis Vuitton, owns an extravagant superyacht dubbed the Symphony. The boat is valued at about $150 million and was built by some big names in the yacht business, including Tim Heywood, Francois Zuretti, and lastly, Peter Marino.

  14. LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault's $150 million superyacht was denied docking

    A luxury superyacht owned by LVMH's billionaire boss Bernard Arnault - the world's second richest person - was banned from docking in Naples, Italy because of a new regulation that has put size restrictions at the city's Mergellina port. The 101-meter superyacht Symphony was already sailing near the Castel dell'Ovo in Naples when her captain asked for permission to dock at the ...

  15. A Look At LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault's $200 Million Feadship Symphony

    Bernard Arnault's personal interest in the sector began with the conversion of the 70m Amadeus from research vessel to luxury yacht in 2007. The following year LVMH led an acquisition of British yacht manufacturer, Princess Yachts which saw L Capital, a fund controlled by LVMH, gain a 70% controlling stake in Princess Yachts.

  16. Yacht Symphony • Feadship • 2015 • Photos & Video

    Bernard Arnault: Our Amazing Photo Gallery. Load more. ... culminating in the Super Yacht Owners Register—a meticulously compiled database featuring over 1,500 yacht owners. The allure of luxury yachts and their affluent proprietors has captured global interest, making our compilation a valued asset for those fascinated by the maritime ...

  17. Symphony a Genova. Il giga yacht (102 metri) di monsieur Arnault

    Il suo armatore è Bernard Arnault, presidente e amministratore delegato di LVMH, società leader mondiale nella vendita di beni di lusso. E' a capo della prima azienda francese, secondo Bloomberg, la prima in Europa e la terza a livello mondiale nel 2019, con un patrimonio stimato di 113 miliardi di dollari , tra cui rientra anche Symphony ...

  18. Superyachts aim to go green

    Yacht emissions for Bernard Arnault, owner of LVMH and France's richest man, accounted for nearly 9,000 tonnes of his total of 10,400 tonnes. There are other ways for the wealthy to be ...

  19. World's Richest Yacht Owners

    Bernard Arnault Yacht. Bernard Arnault owns the 101.5-meter motor yacht Symphony. Built in the Netherlands by Feadship, this luxury super yacht has four main engines and can carry 20 passengers and 38 crew. A 6-meter glass-bottom swimming pool and outdoor cinema are some of the vessel's standout features. Larry Ellison

  20. BERNARD ARNAULT • Net Worth $210 billion • House • Yacht

    Bernard Arnault is the Chairman of LVMH. His net worth is $210 billion. He is owner of the yacht Symphony. ... The luxury group owns many brands including Acqua di Parma, Givenchy, and Guerlain. ... culminating in the Super Yacht Owners Register—a meticulously compiled database featuring over 1,500 yacht owners.

  21. Bernard Arnault

    Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault (French: [bɛʁnaʁ ʒɑ̃ etjɛn aʁno]; born 5 March 1949) is a French businessman, investor and art collector. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of LVMH, the world's largest luxury goods company. Arnault is the third richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$194 billion as of 14 June 2024, according to Forbes.

  22. Yacht Symphony • Feadship • 2015 • Location

    Bernard Arnault: Follow the location of the Symphony Yacht live! ... culminating in the Super Yacht Owners Register—a meticulously compiled database featuring over 1,500 yacht owners. The allure of luxury yachts and their affluent proprietors has captured global interest, making our compilation a valued asset for those fascinated by the ...

  23. Bernard Arnault: Visionary of Luxury Brands

    The Royal Van Lent yacht shipyard, which was founded in the Netherlands in 1849, is part of the LVMH concern. The Arnault Family Group owns 48% of LVMH and has 63.5% of voting rights. The 12-person Executive Committee runs the company, with Bernard Arnault as CEO.