Russian billionaire Yuri Scheffler’s mega yacht Serene sold

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Russian vodka distributor Yuri Scheffler sold his 440-foot yacht Serene for over €350 million. Scheffler purchased the Italian-designed yacht for $330 million in 2011.

The yacht Serene is one of the largest yachts in the world, with a length of 134 meter (or 439 ft). She was built by Fincantieri yachts, to a design of Espen Oeino, and delivered to her owner Yuri Shefler in 2011. Some features include an internal seawater pool, which can also be used for a float-in docking of a tender, she has two helideck platforms and one heli-hangar, she carries a submarine. Further she has a snow room, a spa with sauna, a climbing wall and a multiple deck water slide. Serene has 12 guests cabins and 30 crew cabins. In the summer of 2014 Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was spotted on the yacht with his family, enjoying a Mediterranean holiday.