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MY AURORA Yacht for Sale

120' 7" (36.75m)

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MY AURORA perfectly blends luxury and style with impressive sea worthiness. Designed and engineered for worldwide cruising, the yacht has a fuel-efficient 5,500 nautical mile range. This will allow her owners to cross oceans and explore remote destinations while living in comfort.

Safety is a priority in every aspect of MY AURORA. This full-displacement Nordhavn 120 boasts a solid fiberglass hull, deep draft and bulbous bow to ensure she is a safe global traveler. The yacht also has watertight bulkheads that meet or exceed ABS requirements for +A-1 Yachting service. To make sure everyone has an enjoyable time aboard the superyacht features four zero-speed fin stabilizers to reduce the roll.

MY AURORA’s interior beckons with an elevated sense of luxury and comfort. The vast amount of interior volume is felt upon entering the yacht’s sizable main salon. Perfect for socializing, the main salon features opposing seating areas on the port and starboard sides. Forward of the main salon is formal dining for ten. The superyacht’s skylounge is the ideal spot for relaxing with an 80-inch TV, L-shaped seating and a refreshment bar. Oversized windows are found throughout the interior, providing sensational views and enriching the space with natural light.

Superyacht MY AURORA welcomes a total of 10 guests in five oversized en-suite staterooms. The luxury motor yacht’s master stateroom takes advantage of the large 28-foot (8.5m) beam to create a true sanctuary. The master suite features a seating area, king-size bed, his-and-hers en-suite bathrooms and large hull windows that fill the space with natural light. The additional staterooms include two king-bed staterooms, a queen-bed stateroom and a twin-bed stateroom.

The outdoor living spaces aboard MY AURORA will allow you to enjoy outdoor living at its finest. Dine alfresco on the main deck aft, lounge in plush comfort on the skylounge aft, and take in the view while soaking in the Jacuzzi on the flybridge aft.

This Nordhavn 120 features a two-tiered engine room that allows for complete access to maintain and repair all the yacht’s systems. A full tunnel runs from the engine room on the tank deck all the way to the bow thruster room. With two interior helm stations and three wing stations, the captain is able to maneuver the yacht from wherever best fits the current situation. The yacht had her 5-year ABS classification survey completed in 2018. She is has been meticulously maintained and in immaculate condition.


  • Extremely fuel efficient provides for a massive range of more than 5,500 nautical miles
  • 28-foot (8.5m) beam provides for a voluminous interior of 414 gross tons
  • Full-beam master stateroom with four large guest staterooms
  • Solid fiberglass hull construction – maximum strength & minimum corrosion
  • Two tier engine room for easy service and full length tunnel on tank deck
  • Large tender & toy deck on the bow
  • Salon plus two skylounge decks above
  • Two interior helm stations plus three wing stations (port, starboard, aft)
  • Four fin zero speed stabilizer system
  • Full keel plus rudder shoe protection for all running gear
  • Bulbous bow with underwater lights and camera
  • Only two owners and never chartered – condition is excellent
  • Captain’s cabin behind the bridge plus three additional crew staterooms in the bow
  • ABS classification – 5 year special survey completed in 2018
  • Excellent Nordhavn full displacement design with deep draft & bulbous bow provides excellent sea keeping abilities and makes this the ideal and safe global explorer


  • Jacuzzi
  • Stabilizers
  • Underwater lights
  • Wi-Fi


Builder Nordhavn
Model Expedition 120
Length (LOA) 120' 7" (36.75m)
Year 2014
Gross Tonn. 414
Draft 9' (2.74m)
Beam 28' 3" (8.61m)
Range 5,500 NM
Location Newport Beach, United States


Staterooms 5
Sleeps 10
Heads 7
Crew Cabins 4
Crew Sleeps 7
Capt. Quarters Yes

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 120' 7" (36.75m)
Max Draft 9' (2.74m)
Fuel Tank 17,500 g (66,244 L)
Fresh Water 2,800 g (10,599 L)
Gross Tonn. 414
Displacement 848,944


Hull Material Fiberglass
Hull Config Expedition 120
Int. Designer Destry Darr Design
Max Speed 11 Knots
Cruising Speed 9 Knots
Range 5,500 NM
Stabilizers Zero Speed

Engines (x2)

Engine Make Detroit/MTU
Engine Model 8V2000-M72
Engine Type Inboard
Power HP 965
Power KW 0
Fuel Type Diesel
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  1. Extremely fuel efficient provides for a massive range of more than 5,500 nautical miles
  2. 28’ beam provides for a voluminous interior of 414 gross tons
  3. Full beam master stateroom with 4 large guest staterooms
  4. Solid fiberglass hull construction – maximum strength & minimum corrosion
  5. Two tier engine room for easy service and full length tunnel on tank deck.
  6. Large tender & toy deck on the bow
  7. Salon plus two skylounge decks above
  8. Two interior helm stations plus three wing stations (port, starboard, aft)
  9. 4 fin zero speed stabilizer system
  10. Full keel plus rudder shoe protection for all running gear
  11. Bulbous bow with underwater lights and camera
  12. Only two owners and never chartered – condition is excellent
  13. Captain’s cabin behind the bridge plus three additional crew staterooms in the bow
  14. ABS classification – 5 year special survey completed in 2018.
  15. Excellent Nordhavn full displacement design with deep draft & bulbous bow provides excellent sea keeping abilities and makes this the ideal and safe global explorer.
  16. Not for sale to US residents while in US waters.

Designed and engineered to easily cross oceans while keeping her owner and crew safe and comfortable, "MY AURORA" is the perfect blend of style and sea worthiness. Safety is a priority in every aspect of the Nordhavn 120 and includes watertight bulkheads that meet or exceed ABS requirements for +A-1 Yachting service. 

Accommodations are generously proportioned and very practical for expedition, worldwide travel. The interior of "MY AURORA" is elegant and comfortable, fitted with the incredible furnishings and design. The master stateroom takes full advantage of the nearly 28' beam with a separate his and her bathrooms. There are four (4) additional guest staterooms on the lower deck. The captain’s stateroom is located behind the bridge and three additional crew staterooms are located in the bow.

The electrical and mechanical systems are engineered and built to the highest standards, maintaining reliability and ensuring safety. The meticulously maintained two-tier engine room provides complete access to maintain and repair all systems. A full tunnel runs from the engine room on the tank deck all the way to the bow thruster room. Easy access to high quality and reliable equipment makes MY AURORA a reliable expedition yacht and a must-see for anyone who wants to explore off the beaten path.


Main Deck

Entering the main salon from the double opening automatic doors from the aft deck, there is a convenience bar to port and a stairway leading down to lower guest deck to starboard.  Moving forward into the very spacious salon there are opposing settees/couches to port and starboard with twin coffee tables and matching settee end tables.  There is additional separate chair seating around the settees that compliment this beautiful conversation area.  Large salon windows throughout the salon makes this area feel wonderfully light and spacious.  Moving forward and to port is the dining room with large table and seating for ten.

Ample storage with large cabinets and drawers is outboard to port along with a separate buffet just forward of the dining table.  Across from the dining room and to starboard is the entry to the foyer along with the central staircase allowing easy access to all three deck levels.  Forward of the dining table on the port side is the large chef’s galley with a separate food preparation island.  On the starboard side, forward of the entry foyer, is the separate owner's stateroom lounge with comfortable seating and entertainment.  Moving forward you then enter the spacious, full beam owners' suite, furnished with abundant storage, seating, hanging locker closets along with large separate his and hers bathrooms.

Lower Deck

Directly beneath the main deck is the lower deck with two guest staterooms aft.  One stateroom has a walk-around queen size berth and the other features twin berths.  Both staterooms have large ensuite heads and showers.  Two (2) VIP guest staterooms are forward, featuring king size berths with ensuite heads and showers. Continuing on, the crew area is forward and contains three (3) separate crew cabins along with three (3) separate heads and showers.  A crew lounge, galley and laundry complete this comfortable living area. The main access to the crew quarters is from the main deck galley stairway on the port side.  There is also easy crew access to each of the VIP staterooms through the adjoining bulkhead.

Bridge Deck

Starting from the outside aft seating area you enter the enclosed sky lounge with L-shaped seating to starboard with separate table and chairs to port.  Forward to port is the fully equipped u-shaped refreshment bar and large 80-inch television.  Moving forward along the starboard side you gain access to the pilothouse, the main control center for steering and navigation.  This area is equipped with twin helm chairs along with additional guest seating and table.  A day head is located aft.  On the port side directly behind the pilothouse guest seating is the combination captain's cabin/office. This cabin features a large walk-around berth with an ensuite  bathroom.

Upper Flybridge Deck

Starting outside and aft on this upper deck is a large hot tub/spa along with sunbathing deck cushions and seating.  Moving forward you enter the enclosed flybridge with panoramic 360- degree views. A combination galley/bar along with individual bar stool seating is located to port along with a separate L-shaped fixed settee.  All the way forward is a second helm station that duplicates the pilothouse helm and comes with another complete set of navigation equipment along with multiple helm seating.

Machinery Space/Engine Room

This area is located amidships and beneath the lower deck.  The split two-level design of this area allows easy access to much of the ship's machinery to conduct inspections and maintenance. The MTU engines along with all three (3) Onan generators are located here.


  • Twin Detroit MTU 8V 2000-M72-965 HP - Port 4,838 hrs, Stbd 4,836 hrs. (as of 02/2021)
  • ZF 3310 gear boxes with 5-to-1 reduction gears
  • Racor 75-900 Max duplex fuel filters - one for each engine
  • Propeller shafts are 4-1/2" Aquamet 22HS
  • PSS Drip less propeller shaft seals
  • DDEC engine control system and display modules
  • Engine controls located at six (6) stations
  • 60" Hung Shen counter rotating 5-blade propellers built to ISO Class 1
  • Jastram hydraulic steering system
  • Rudders (two each) with 4-1/2" Aquamet 22HS rudder stock, supported at bottom by carrier shoe extending from each skeg
  • Spare parts and manuals
  • Compressed air outlets
  • Central vacuum system 

Completed in June 2018

  • Main engine 3,000-hour service (next major service is 6,000 hrs.)
  • Borescope inspection of cylinder heads by removal or injectors
  • Remove turbos and replace seals
  • New water pumps
  • Valve timing complete
  • New oil and coolant
  • Acid flush all main engine and gear box raw water cooling


  • 120/208 VAC three phase electrical system
  • Two (2) Onan 65kw primary generators, Fwd Port: 5,130 hrs, Aft Port: 5,281 hrs (as of 02/2021)
  • Onan 40kw secondary generator, Stbd 2,536 hrs. (as of 02/2021)
  • Atlas 75KVA power frequency converter with touch screen panel in pilothouse
  • Two (2) Glendinning cord retrieval systems for 100 feet each of 100-amp shore cords
  • Additional 50-amp shore power outlet near the transom for tender
  • LED lighting throughout except engine room and bilges
  • Heated flooring in owner's master bathrooms

Completed in June 2018

  • Both 65kw generators have completed their 3,000-hour service
  • Replacement of all injectors
  • Replaced all fuel lines and replacing seals
  • New belts
  • Heat exchangers replaced
  • Valve timing completed
  • Lightings throughout except engine room and bilge


  • Dometic tempered water air-conditioning/reverse cycle heating system with 4 Stage 384,000 BTU chiller
  • Air-conditioning equipped with auxiliary electric heat strips, and 27 air-handlers
  • Air conditioning raw water discharges below waterline for quiet operation - new in 2017
  • Engine room intake and exhaust fans
  • Fire dampers are controlled by Seafire actuation
  • Lazarette exhaust blower
  • Exhaust blowers for each head

Hydraulic System

  • American Bow Thruster TRAC Star digital hydraulic stabilizer system including four (4) actuator fins and full "at rest" stabilization
  • American Bow Thruster hydraulic 20" 100hp bow and stem thrusters with proportional controls at five (5) stations
  • Hydraulic anchor wash
  • Maxwell VWC 11000 anchor windlasses (two each)
  • Hydraulics work off of main engines while underway and from generator on dock or at anchor.

Noise Control

  • Hull skin area above props has constrained layer damping system
  • Engine room has 2" of Soundown lead foam and 2" of 3M Thinsulate in overhead and forward bulkhead and overhead panels.  Treatment is the same for other surfaces, which are also covered with Soundown aluminum panels.
  • Salon galley sole has a 2" Nida-core system with 1/4" Soundown decoupler layer
  • Bulkheads in living areas are insulated with 3M Thinsulate
  • Forward sections of hull are insulated with 3M 1" Thinsulate

Fuel System

Seven (7) fiberglass fuel tanks for a total of 17,500 gallons.  Each tank has a man-sized access port and removable interior baffles for full maintenance access.

One (1) 750-gallon aluminum day tank, which feeds an Alfa Laval fuel polisher

Fuel transfer system uses an Orberdorfer pump

Alfa-Laval centrifugal fuel polishing system

Bilge Pumps

  • Hydraulic high capacity Pacer stainless centrifugal pump
  • Five (5) electric Jabsco "Ultra-Senior" pumps with float switches located in five (5) water-tight compartments
  • Emergency bilge suction from starboard engine intake


  • Two (2) fiberglass water tanks totaling approximately 2,400 gallons
  • Two (2) 66-gallon water heaters with two (2) electric heating elements each
  • Two (2) Recirculation pumps with hot water system
  • Insta hot water unit at galley and crew sinks
  • New freshwater pump system with two (2) Headhunter Aqua box, multi-stage silent pumps (new in 2017)
  • Freshwater manifold for tank and pump selection and isolation
  • Freshwater outlets on foredeck, aft deck, transom, flybridge, Portuguese bridge deck, and engine room
  • Two (2) FCI - 1,800 GPD watermakers
  • Twelve (12) Headhunter "AERO" wall mount toilets
  • Hamman sewage treatment system
  • Fiberglass black water holding tank - 450 gallons with level monitoring and electric overboard discharge pump in addition to deck discharge
  • Fiberglass gray water tank - 450 gallons with level monitoring, and overboard discharge pump
  • Boning monitoring system for tank levels
  • Dual FRP/Cupronickel sea chest for raw water supply to various systems - generators, water maker, air-conditioning, and spares
  • New and used oil tanks each, approximately 250 gallons

Communication, Navigation And Entertainment Systems


  • Five (5) Furuno 19" glass bridge displays
  • Two (2) Furuno Navnet 3D black box processors
  • Two (2) Furuno 25kw radars with 8' commercial open array antennas
  • Furuno ultrasonic weather station
  • Furuno wind package
  • Furuno SAT compass with display
  • Furuno FA-150 class A AIS
  • Furuno FCV 1150 depth sounder
  • Furuno GP150 GPS
  • Furuno BBWX2 satellite weather
  • Simrad AP50 autopilot with remote
  • Two Furuno DSC VHF radios
  • Furuno SSB radio
  • Furuno Navtex receiver with printer
  • Furuno Inmarsat standard C Satcom system
  • Iridium satellite phone - new in 2017
  • Iridium 9555 SAT phone - secondary
  • KVH Satellite HD TV system 
  • Seatel V-SAT high speed internet system
  • GSM cellular phone system
  • All new Furuno monitors, four (4) in pilothouse and four (4) in enclosed flybridge - upgraded in 2017
  • Dual Carlisle and Finch spotlights (15 million candle power)


  • KVH M9 satellite TV antenna with North American LNB
  • Video screens throughout interior:  master stateroom, port and starboard guest staterooms, captain's cabin, pilothouse, sky lounge, crew cabin, and main salon
  • Upgraded movie storage hard drive

Domestic Equipment

Main Galley

  • Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer with four freezer drawers below
  • Miele double oven
  • Miele stove top
  • Miele grill
  • Miele microwave
  • Two Miele commercial dishwashers
  • Vulcan warmer
  • Kitchen Aid compactor
  • Miele combination espresso/coffee machine
  • Two stainless steel sinks
  • Granite countertop and flooring
  • Galley equipment

Crew Galley

  • Sub-Zero refrigerator drawers
  • Miele microwave
  • Miele washer and dryer (one set in crew area)

Aft Lazarette Equipment

  • Two (2) sets of Miele stacked washer and dryers located in companionway aft that leads to the lazarette and engine room
  • Large freezer


  • Dual automatic salon entrance doors
  • Remote control operated window shades
  • Miele combination expresso/coffee machine
  • Glassware
  • All bedding, towels, and mattress pads (new in 2017)

Exterior/deck And Hull

  • Teak decks for all exterior decks except foredeck
  • 300-gallon Jacuzzi spa with cover
  • Two (2) Maxwell VWC 11000 hydraulic windlasses with controls in pilothouse and at additional locations
  • Two (2) Maxwell VC4000 mooring capstans at the stem
  • Two (2) 506 lb. Aritex stainless steel anchors in stainless anchor pockets both port and starboard
  • Two (2) 400' lengths of anchor chain and two anchor chain washes
  • Two (2) Maxwell chain stoppers
  • Opacmare passarel that is hydraulically operated and concealed in the aft transom steps
  • Opacmare sea stairs for side boarding from dock
  • Four (4) Glendinning cable master shore cord retrieval systems
  • Opacmare 3,500 lb. centerline crane, extendable to 20 feet for launches to both port and starboard sides
  • Bridge wing controls (port and starboard) with engine, bow and stem thruster, rudder controls, horn and start/stop buttons
  • Kahlenberg six trumpet KA2000 air horn system – musical interface
  • Custom power rotating mast and SAT domes for additional vertical clearance from the standard 56ft high down to a height of 41ft
  • The Yacht is painted in Alexseal two-part polyurethane premium coating
  • Glendinning hose master
  • Five (5) stainless U-shaped staples across swim step
  • Four (4) 500-watt deck floodlights
  • Six (6) underwater lights across transom
  • Multiple storage deck boxes
  • Spot zero dock water filtration system, dissolved solids reduced to below 1Oppm (2017)
  • Custom fish fillet board that attaches to U-shaped stainless railing
  • Newly refinished forward Portuguese bridge table

Completed in June 2018

A five-year ABS dry-dock survey and inspection completed June 2018 that includes:

  • Electrically tested all circuits, high voltage panels and electric pump motors
  • Removed all liquid pump heads and rebuild seals
  • Replacement of rudder shoes, bearings, and seals
  • Propellers dropped and balanced
  • Propeller shafts removed and inspected
  • Removed all through hull valves and pressure tested on bench for inspector
  • Drop stabilizer fins and replaced with new seals and oil
  • Opened and cleaned fuel, black and grey water tanks for inspector to check for inspections
  • Replaced all door and hatch seals
  • Rebuilt primary pump
  • New shaft seals and four (4) new cutlass bearings
  • New stabilizer locking pin assemblies
  • Magnetic anchor chain link inspection and new Kenter links
  • Replacement and repair of Cupronickel piping
  • Replacement of bow and stem thruster seals and oil

Tenders And Toys

  • Novurania 19' tender with 130hp Evinrude outboard, on bow to starboard
  • Novurania 12' sport tender with 30hp Evinrude outboard, on bow to port
  • Brownies Hookah diving system in the lazarette 

Security, Fire Fighting And Safety Equipment

  • Night Navigator 3000 thermal camera. Gyro-stabilized, night and day vision with 12X continuous digital zoom.
  • CCTV cameras throughout
  • Seafire engine room fixed fire extinguishing system
  • Seafire lazarette fixed fire extinguishing system
  • Portable fire extinguishers, dry powder and C02
  • Fire axe and four (4) life rings
  • Five (5) fire stations located throughout
  • Two (2) extreme Zodiac USCG SOLAS 12-person life rafts
  • Two (2) EPIRBs
  • Firefighting pump at 115-gallon-per-minute
  • Security safe in owner's cabin


After taking her first debut cruise from Hong Kong to the Pacific North West, MY AURORA completed a 15,000-mile cruise to New York via the Panama Canal, through Caribbean and back to California.  In total, MY AURORA has logged over 30,000 nautical miles since she was launched.

MY AURORA is ABS classed and in 2018 completed her 5 year ABS special survey inspections which is valid until 2023.  The boat is maintained to an extremely high level by knowledgeable owners and experienced crew.


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