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Yacht Specifications

Yacht Name:


Yacht Length:

74 m (243 ft)


16 in 8 cabins


22 in 11 cabins


Lurssen Yachts


Winch Design



Maximum Speed:

18 knots


MTU 16V4000


2,113 ton




US$ 120 million

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Who is the Owner of the Yacht Aurora?


Andrey Molchanov



Net Worth:

US$ 1 billion


LSR Group


September 24, 1971


Elizaveta Molchanova


4 (Aleksandra Molchanova, 3 others)


St Peterburg, Russia

Private Jet:

Bombardier Global 5000 (9H-FLN)

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The yacht Aurora is probably named after the former Russian Navy cruiser Aurora. She was based in St Petersburg.

Who is Andrey Molchanov?Andrey Molchanov

He is a Russian billionaire and Chairman and founder of the LSR Group. He was born in September 1997 in St Petersburg. He is married to Elizaveta Molchanova. They have 4 children (including a daughter named Aleksandra Molchanova).

LSR Group

LSR Group has been working in the construction market of Russia since 1993. Over these years the company has grown into the largest construction holding in the country.

The company combines two key business areas. Real estate development and construction and Production of building materials.

The company’s business is concentrated in three largest regions of Russia. St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, Moscow an d the Moscow region, Yekaterinburg.

The LSR group has more than 12,000 employees. Molchanov owns 57.56% of the company’s shares.

St Petersburg

The yacht Aurora is probably named after the former Russian Navy cruiser Aurora. She was based in St Petersburg. 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. The stepfather of Molchanov stepfather worked as vice governor of St Petersburg for 10 years.

Molchanov was awarded the Order for Merit to the Fatherland. And the medal In Commemoration of the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg. For his outstanding contribution to the development of St. Petersburg.


During one of SuperYachtFan’s visits to Antib es, we spotted a Russian plated Bentley near the (previous) yacht Aurora. The Bentley had special plates with registration B-888-BB-88.

Andrey Molchanov Net Worth

His net worth is estimated by Forbes at US$ 1 billion.


He owns a large house in St Peterburg. But we think he also owns residences in Sardinia and Geneva.

Private Jet

He is the owner of a Bombardier Global 5000 private jet, with registration 9H-FLN.  During the construction of Aurora, the jet was a frequent visitor of Hamburg Airport (near the Lurssen facilities). A Bombardier Global 5000 has a list price of US$ 50 million. The aircraft can accommodate 14 passengers.

Aurora Yacht

The yacht was built by Lurssen Yachts and was delivered in 2017. She is designed by the Winch Design. Who is also responsible for her interior.

She can accommodate 16 guests and a crew of 22. She is powered by two MTU engines. Which bring her a top speed of 18 knots. Her cruise speed is 14 knots. She has a range of more than 4,000nm. The yacht was built under the supervision of Moran Yachts.

Is She Available for Yacht Charter?

The boat is not available for yacht charter. And the yacht is not listed for sale.

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Previous Yacht

Molnachov previous owned a 60 meter Lurssen with the same name. This yacht was built as Phoenix. For the late Polish billionaire Jan Kulzcyk. In 2016 she was sold and was named Avanti.

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In July 2018 Avanti was spotted in Stockholm, Sweden and she showed up in Västervik, Sweden. Home town of Abba star Björn Ulvaeus. They were probably meeting up for the Mamma Mia 2 exclusive premiere on July 17,2018 at Slottsholmem, Västervik.

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Aurora was built by Lurssen and was delivered in 2017.

Lurssen Aurora

The yacht is designed by Winch Design.

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Charles Wang

There are some rumors on the Internet that Aurora was owned by Computer Associates founder Charles Wang. But this information is not correct.

Computer Associates

Charles B. Wang is co-founder of Computer Associates International, Inc. (now named CA Technologies). And he is owner of the New York Islanders ice hockey team.

Charles Wang lauched Computer Associates in 1976. He grew the company into one of the country's largest software vendors.

CA Technologies realized USD 4.4 billion in revenue for fiscal year 2010. It maintains 100 offices in more than 45 countries. The company has more than 13,000 employees.

Largest Bonus in History

There has been some controversy in 1999. When Wang received the largest bonus in history (US$ 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.

Plainview Properties

Charles Wang is also founder of Plainview Properties. It is a real estate firm which proposed a major development in Plainview, New York,. It was 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 Net Worth

Charles Wang has an estimated net worth of more than US$ 900 million.

Lurssen Aurora built as Phoenix

The previous yacht Aurora was built as Phoenix for Jan Kulczyk. He replaced her with Phoenix II.

Governor of St. Petersburg yachtsuperyacht AvantiCharles Wang motor yachtAuroraLurssen Phoenix

Avanti was built by Lurssen Yachts

Charles Wang has an estimated net worth of more than US$ 900 million.

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Russian Bentley with B888BB88 plates

Andrey Molchanov Car

Molchanov Private Jet

9H-FLN Andrey Molchanov private jet

The Bombardier Global 5000 private jet (9H-FLN) owned by Molchanov.

The previous Aurora, built as Phoenix

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