On the website of Moran Yacht and Ship you will find an interesting article about her, with interior photo’s and specifications. Kulczyk purchased a larger Lurssen, named Phoenix II. Phoenix was sold an named Aurora.
There are some rumors on the Internet that Aurora was owned by Computer Associates founder Charles Wang. However this seems not correct as SuperYachtFan received a message that Aurora is actually owned by a (former?) Russian Governor of the St. Petersburg Region. This make sense as St. Petersburg hosts the former Russian Navy cruiser Aurora. The cruiser Aurora had an important role in Russia’s 1917 October Revolution, as a blank shot from her forecastle gun signaled the start of the assault on the Winter Palace. Aurora is now a navy museum based in St. Petersburg. This could explain the yacht’s name Aurora.
Also, during one of SuperYachtFan’s visits to Antibes, we spotted a Russian plated Bentley near the yacht Aurora. The Bentley had some special plates with registration B-
In 2016 Aurora was sold and was named Avanti. Do you know who owns Avanti? Please do send us message.
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There are some rumors on the Internet that Aurora was owned by Computer Associates founder Charles Wang.
Charles B. Wang is co-
There has been some controversy in 1999 when Wang received the largest bonus in history (USD 670 million) at that time from a public company. Wang received the bonus while the company faced a slowdown which had affected CA's earnings and stock price. Wang retired from Computer Associates in 2002.
Charles Wang is also founder of Plainview Properties, a real estate firm which proposed a major development in Plainview, New York, to be called, "Old Plainview", a traditional village, combining townhouses, apartments, offices, restaurants, a Hyatt hotel and recreation space.
Wang is an active philanthropist, his donation of more than USD 50 million to the State University of New York at Stony Brook for the construction of the Charles B. Wang Center was, at the time, the largest in history to a SUNY school. He also funded the expansion of the Chinatown Health Clinic which was renamed the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. Further he funded Project Hope: a project to provide young Chinese athletes access to educational opportunities.
Charles Wang has an estimated net worth of more than US$ 900 million.