In the United States on the show Palm Beach International Boat Show sold the 55-meter boat, Serenity, which the media called the yacht of the former Minister of the press and the former head “Gazprom-media” Mikhail Lesin. As told to Forbes yacht brokers, the ship was sold three months after placed on sale in January of this year.
The boat was in excellent condition and was sold so quickly,” said one of the interlocutors edition. Serenity was built in 2011 by Heesen shipyards, owned by the shareholders of LUKOIL Vahid Alekperov and Leonid Fedun. IYC yacht broker, offered the boat for sale for €37 million In the transaction was also attended by Moran Yacht&Ship.
Design boat was designed by Omega Architects. Four-deck yacht has capacity for 12 guests. On the ship there is a swimming pool, massage room, gym and sauna with Jacuzzi. The yacht is able to accelerate to 24 knots.
The founder of the Yacht Harbour Dmitry Semenikhin noted that Heesen yachts is quite popular among the wealthy. According to him, IYC and Moran Yacht&Ship are more focused on buyers in the United States, which are spending a greater amount of resources on the yacht. Semenikhin suggested that to expedite the deal could desire of the owner to quickly sell the ship — this would help to remove the costs of its content. Could have played the role and desire of the buyer to the boat for the new season.
Yacht of the founder of the company itBoat Nikita Gorchakov estimated the cost of maintenance Serenity in $2 million a year. He suggested that the boat was sold at a discount. According to him, the ship was designed by 2008-2009, and in recent years yachts have been significantly improved.
In early March, Australian media reported that Serenity left Australia and is heading to the United States. To this edition he wrote that from September 2015 on boat repair at the shipyard Rivergate Marina and Shipyard in Brisbane. She was preparing to sail, when it became known about the death of Yassin. At the shipyard did not answer the question about who paid for the work, to ensure that the ship could leave Australia.
Lesin’s body was found at the hotel Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington in November 2015. Shortly thereafter, he was buried in Los Angeles. In early March, the D.C. police reported that the cause of death of Yassin was “blunt force trauma to the head”. While the circumstances of his death are still unknown.