PALMER JOHNSON 120 Specifications
Type: Motor Yacht
Year Built: 2008
Hull Material: Aluminum
Length: 37.79m / feet
Beam: 7.46 / 24.48 feet
Max Draft: 1.88 / 6.17 feet
Gross Tonnage: 298
Cruising Speed: 19 knots
Max Speed: 28 knots
Sleeps: 12
Staterooms: 5
Crew: 6
Exterior Design: Lenard
Interior Design: Nuvolari Lenard
Engines: 2 x MTU 12V4000 3650hp
Flag: Cayman
Location: United States, Naples


USD 7,300,000

The 2008 37.8m PALMER JOHNSON 120 Motor Yacht is a splendid example of super yacht luxury, power, and sophistication blended with unrivalled craftsmanship from one of the world's most revered shipbuilders. As one of the shiniest stars of the yachting world, this spectacular motor yacht showcases timeless style aligned with striking performance and a vibrant aesthetic.

Constructed by the prestigious shipbuilding company, Palmer Johnson, who is celebrated worldwide for their high-quality standards and engineering prowess, the 37.8m long yacht is a sight to behold. This 2008 model, with its masterful design and construction, boosts 120 feet of pure elegance and finesse. The steel hull beneath this beauty ensures high durability and necessitates minimum maintenance.

The exterior design of the Palmer Johnson 120 is sleek and fluid, creating a thoroughly streamlined appeal that stretches from its bow to the stylish stern. The giant hull windows simply add more elegance to its profile, creating a seamless blend of performance and luxury.

The yacht’s decks have been created using high-quality teak wood, contributing to the configuration's rustic charm. Those on board may sunbathe on the sumptuous sun-deck, lounge in the strategically placed seating area on the aft deck, or enjoy a delectable dinner in the al fresco dining arrangement on the main deck — offering a fantastic seafaring experience.

An exquisite interior greets the guests as they step inside the spacious salon, the first signs of the luxurious accommodation that the yacht offers. The main salon, furnished with contemporary furniture and intricate detailing, showcases the epitome of luxury. Exotic woods, plush carpets, refined textures and fabrics, along with modern facilities, create a chic atmosphere for guests. Large windows ensure a decent amount of natural light in the living area, giving the interior spaces a bright and airy outlook and offering panoramic views of the surroundings.

The accommodation quarters of the 2008 37.8m PALMER JOHNSON 120 Motor Yacht can comfortably house up to 8 guests spread across four meticulously designed cabins. The configuration includes a grand master suite, a VIP stateroom, and two twin cabins. (Note the the 4th cabin can be used as an office or a media room by simply converting the bed to a couch. All the cabins feature ensuite facilities, delicate mood lighting, and luxurious furnishings in line with the rest of the yacht.

The master ensuite boasts a king-sized bed, a private study, walk-in wardrobe and a lavish bathroom with topnotch fittings. The VIP stateroom is almost as spacious as the master suite, thoughtfully designed with remarkable fittings and fixtures.

The 2008 37.8m PALMER JOHNSON 120 Motor Yacht also has accommodation amenities for crew members, ensuring swift and professional service to enhance the overall yachting experience for the guests on board.

In terms of performance, the Palmer Johnson 120 is powered by two MTU 16V 2000 M91 engines, generating 4000 horsepower each. With a sturdy design and powerful engine, the Palmer Johnson 120 provides a top speed of about 28 knots. This combination of horsepower and cutting-edge propulsion ensures a smooth and memorable yachting experience, regardless of sea conditions.

The yacht is equipped with advanced navigation tools, ensuring safe and straightforward voyages. The presence of advanced audio-visual entertainment systems, an up-to-date galley, and modern safety measures show that the 2008 37.8m PALMER JOHNSON 120 Motor Yacht values comfort and safety as much as it values luxury and design.

In conclusion, the 2008 37.8m PALMER JOHNSON 120 Motor Yacht is not just a vessel; it is a lifestyle symbol. Its extraordinary design, advanced technology, and extravagant indoor and outdoor living spaces make it a standout choice for anyone who desires extraordinary seafaring experiences. Each journey aboard this chic and stylish yacht guarantees unforgettable moments of pleasure and serenity.

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Guests 7 Cabins 1 Master / 2 VIP / 1 Single Crew 5


General Owner & Guests Interior

  • The interior features a selected veneer with accents of a contrasting wood (Lacewood/Ebony/Wenge)
  • Overheads are finished in distinctive, textured upholstery
  • Flooring includes Wenge wood, carpet, and other high quality treatment
  • Showers enclosure walls include marble accents
  • Faucets and bathroom accessories are from the innovative Dornbracht MEM series
  • Hardware is high quality, Fusital and similar
  • Lighting is controlled by conveniently located switches
  • Light fixtures are Cantalupi or similar, and include rope light, recessed down lights, art lights, accent lights, and reading lights.
  • Decorative table lamps and wall sconces in special interest locations
  • Window treatments are Roman shades of fine fabric


The Master Cabin is located forward and 2 VIP cabins are located aft. A day room can also be converted to an additional berth. The layout is versatile.


Master Stateroom

  • Located Forward
  • Walk around bed with storage below
  • King-size coil spring mattress
  • Upholstered headboard of fine Rubelli fabric or leather
  • Nightstands have Bronzed Glass, premium marble or mirror
  • Desk / vanity has flip-up mirror
  • Entertainment cabinet features a flat screen TV and media storage
  • High-gloss cross-grained wood accents on bunk, desk, and cabinet tops
  • Built-in sofa with cushions and throw pillows upholstered in fine fabrics
  • Walk-in dressing room


Owner’s En Suite Head (His & Hers)

  • Vanity countertops are premium marble, and feature showpiece sinks of glass or marble
  • Soles are premium marble, accentuated with marble inlays
  • The large-sized shower enclosure walls compliment the vanities, with marble accents and seats
  • Shower doors are frameless with clear glass
  • Accessories include mirror, towel bars, robe hooks, soap dishes, toilet paper holder
  • 2 x Upper vanity cabinets
  • Bidet with Zuchetti fixture


Guest Staterooms

  • 2x VIP cabins
  • 1 x Convertible cabin which acts as a day room (1 x Single Bed)
  • Built-in berths with drawers, and additional storage below
  • Mattresses are coil spring type
  • Nightstands have wood cabinet top inset with marble, glass, or mirror
  • Fine leather or Rubelli fabric upholstered headboards
  • Entertainment cabinet
  • Cedar lined hanging lockers
  • Shelving, storages per plans
  • Distinctive upholstered panel overhead



  • Vanity countertops are premium marble or glass, and feature glass or marble sink
  • Showers have marble accents and frameless glass shower doors
  • Bath accessories include mirror, towel bars, robe hooks, soap dishes, toilet paper holder
  • Upper vanity cabinets



  • Helm with hooded dash for instrumentation, controls and electronics
  • 2 x Stidd Deluxe Admiral helm chairs with polished stainless steel bases, and upholstered with two colours of leather in racing style
  • Steering wheel is custom fabricated of stainless steel and aluminium, with wood or leather trim
  • Raised settee with cushions upholstered in two colours of leather of to match the pilot chairs
  • Privacy doors and electro-sensitive privacy glass partition between the pilothouse and salon
  • Navigation station
  • Powered pantograph doors to the side decks

Crew Quarters

Captain & Crew

Captain?s Cabin

  • 1 x Large Single bed
  • Berth with lockers beneath
  • Cedar lined hanging locker


Captain?s Head

  • Vanity cabinet with stone top
  • Faucets, shower mixer & head are American Standard SEVA, or equal
  • Bathroom accessories include mirror, medicine cabinet, towel bar soap dish, robe hook, toilet paper holder
  • Shower doors with clear glass door


Crew Area

  • Sail White Formica covered bulkheads and partitions, with White Oak cabin doors, cabinets, and accent trim
  • Durable Amtico Stripwood floor throughout
  • Upholstered panel overheads


Crew's Stateroom

  • 1 x Twin bunks located aft
  • 1 x Twin bunks located foward
  • Berths with storage beneath
  • Cedar lined closet


Crew's Head

  • Vanity cabinet with stone top
  • Faucets, shower mixer & head are American Standard SEVA or equal
  • Bathroom accessories include mirrors, medicine cabinets, towel bars, soap dishes, robe hooks, toilet paper holders
  • Shower doors with clear glass door
  • Exhaust duct

Mechanical Equipment

Engines:                       2 x MTU 12V4000 DDEC M90 marine diesels, 2,750 bhp @ 2,100 rpm

                                               MTU/DDEC engine controls and monitoring

                                               Diesel fuel fill and transfer manifold

Flow meter:                           Fuel flowmeter and totalizer

Engine Hours:                         Port: 3996 hours; SB: 3819 hours (Sept 2023)

Steering:                                Steering, electro-hydraulic with dual engine driven pumps. Fly by wire at helm and                                        docking/wing stations

Emergency steering system

Propellers:                             Propellers NiBrAl, 5 blade, fixed pitch

Shaft type driveline w/seals, bearings

Stabilizers:                             TRAC Stabilizer system, dual fin type

Bowthruster:                          Bow thruster, tunnel type, proportional control

Bow thruster grill/guard with sacrificial zinc

Generators & Electricity:              2 x Kilo Pack 62 KW generators with instrument panels

Generator Hours:                        Port: 8602 hours; SB: 8602 hours (Sept 2023)

Electricity:                              50Hz system with three phase and single phase voltages

Shore Power:                          Shore power converter, 60 KVA

1 x Glendenning CM-8 cable reel, with 75 ft of 100 amp shore power cable

Alternators:                            2 x Main engine driven alternators

2 x Generator driven alternators

Batteries:                               Batteries are maintenance free type

Main Engine & Generators:           2 x 24V starting battery banks

Service:                                   1 x 24V service battery bank

Chargers:                               Mastervolt constant voltage battery chargers

Emergency:                            1 x 24V emergency battery bank in foredeck locker

                                               1 x 24V emergency communications battery bank in Foredeck Locker

Electrical System:                    Main switchboard, Power Management System, seamless transfer, circuit                                                       breakers, metering, ground fault indication

Electrical distribution panels, GFCI protection at outlets

Coded wiring system

Vimar wall switches for guest, crew areas

Hydraulics:                             Integrated hydraulic system

Air Conditioning:            Reverse Cycle air conditioning system, 16 tons (192,000 btu), digital room                                                    controls

Water Maker:                          1 x Watermaker, with ultraviolet sterilizer

Water System:                        1 x G & R GRUPPO 2 JET 518 fresh water pressure set

2 x 30 gallons water heaters, electric elements

Ring type hot water system w/circulation pump

Seawater piping of copper nickel [CuNi]

1 x Dockside fresh water connection with pressure reducing valve

Sea chests with sea strainers on engine and generator seawater supplies

Filters:                                   Water filter, with sediment, taste/odour cartridges

Toilet System:                        TECMA

Sewage System  Hamann Marine Sanitation Device

Fuel Centrifuge/Separator:           Alfa-Laval oil/water separator

Separ fuel filters w/ gauge, water sensor, priming pump

Fuel Transfer Pump:                 Oberdorfer 1100

Air Compressor:                         Ships air compressor, reservoir

Compressed air fitting in the engine room, garages, foredeck and boat deck

Delta ?T? engine room ventilation system

Fresh make-up air system

Lighting System:            Emergency lighting system

Exterior lighting system

Bilge:                                    Bilge and fire system manifold

Pumps:                                     1 x Bilge pump, One fire pump, self priming

Lube oil pumps, one new, one used

Tanks:                                   Integral tanks ? fuel, potable water, holding, new lube oil, used lube oil

New lube oil tank, waste lube oil tank

Exhaust system:                         Main engine exhaust system

Generator exhaust system

Gearsets:                               Remote mounted gear sets, with trailing pumps and trolling valves

Navigation Equipment

Magnetic Compass:                  1 x 4.5? magnetic compass

Automatic Pilot:                         1 x Autopilot w/gyro

Radar:                                    1 x Furuno Radar

Sonar:                                    1 x Furuno Sonar

Charts:                                   1 x Chart plotter System

Wind Instruments:                    1 x Instrument package

Searchlights:                           Navigation lights w/ control panel, 24V, includes N.U.C. lights, Aqua Signal                                       Fixtures

Displays:                               Features a helm console w/ flat screen displays, operator selected Daylight                                      monitors

Camera:                                   4 x CCTV cameras, monitoring

Windshield:                            Windshield mullions wrapped with technical upholstery

Windshield wipers with fresh water sprayer, windshield defrosters

Communication Equipment

SATCOM:                              Satellite communication and WiFi capability

Satellite television

VHF:                                     1 x VHF receiver

GMDSS:                                   2 x Icom portable GMDSS radios

UHF:                                     5 x Kenwood handheld UHF radio

Other:                                   1 x EPIRB 

1 x SART

Entertainement Equipment

          2 x Satellite receivers, distributed signal

  • Theater systems with flat screen monitors for the salon and owner?s stateroom.
  • Entertainment systems with flat screen monitors for the guest and crew areas
  • Exterior decks with music source selections and marine speakers
  • Lantic System throughout the vessel
  • Bang & Olufssen Audio system


Master Stateroom

1 x Samsung Flatscreen TV

Bang & Olufssen Audio System


VIP Staterooms

1 x LG Flatscreen TV in each room

Deck Equipment


  • 2 x Maxwell VWC 6000 vertical windlasses, hydraulic, with capstan,
  • band brake, tethered pendant controller
  • 2 x Maxwell chain stoppers
  • 2 x Ray, polished stainless steel anchors, stem mounted
  • Anchor chain, chain wash
  • 4 x Deck mounted bollards
  • 2 x Stainless steel fairleads
  • Freeing ports
  • Forward tender garage with hydraulic operated cover, 1,000 kg capacity davit
  • Ships bell
  • Watertight hatch to chain locker
  • Port / Starboard weather tight storage lockers
  • Jack staff and socket
  • Life rail, welded 316L stainless steel


Aft Main Deck

  • Teak decking and stair treads
  • Seating arrangement with sofas, upholstered cushions, and table
  • Sun pad with cushion
  • Ladder to fly bridge concealed in overhead, automatically deploys and retracts for privacy on sundeck
  • Passerelle, 5.5m
  • Custom covering door for passerelle
  • Tender garage, hydraulically powered
  • Tender davit, 500 kg capacity, installed inside garage
  • Custom swim platform with self deploying swim ladder, port and starboard stowage lockers
  • Capstans Maxwell 4000, deck mounted mooring bollards port and starboard
  • 2 x Stainless steel corner chocks
  • Polished 316L stainless-steel liferails
  • Lazarette access hatch, engine room escape hatch
  • Service connections for fuel, water
  • Shore power cable reel
  • Polished Stainless Steel nameplate with backlighting
  • 2 x Eight-man life raft in white canister, hydrostatic release
  • Flag staff


Fly bridge

  • Teak decking
  • T3 x built-in seating arrangements, sunpad and coffee table
  • Cabinets with icemaker and refrigerator
  • Arch with electronics equipment
  • Navigation mast on the housetop with radar, searchlight, and air horn
  • 1 x Six-man life raft in white canister, hydrostatic release



  • 12 x Fenders,
  • Fender hooks
  • 6 x Mooring lines
  • 2 x Boat hooks



Cooktop:                    4 x Miele Burner induction type, stainless steel trim

Convection oven:            Stainless steel trim

Microwave:                 1 x Gaggenau Microwave oven stainless steel trim

Refrigerator:                Stainless steel front panel

Freezer(s):                  Stainless steel front panel

Dishwasher:                1 x Miele stainless steel trim

Trash Compactor:            Black

Sink fixture:                Grohe Europlus with sprayer

Wine cooler:                Subzero

Microwave:                 Gaggenau

Other:                       Heat lamps

Range hood:                  stainless steel trim

Sink disposal

Custom cabinetry, stainless steel countertop

Tenders and Water Sports


  • 1 x 3.30m Avon 320 jet 104 Hp
  • 1 x 4.45m Castoldi Jet 110 Hp


Water Sports

  • 2 x Yamaha Stand up Jet Ski
  • Air service hose/Water service hose
  • Water Sports

2023 Repairs, Maintenance and Additions

Descaling of all sea water pipes

New Shaft housings, bearings, shaft seals

Props repitched

New Software on stabilizers

All teak decks sanded

New Outside cushions

New Hydraulic Pump

New Raw water pump for generators

1 New AC chiller and 2 ne Air handlers

New TV Antenna

New Amp for AV system

New Direct TV

Rebuilt 1 icemaker

Refinished all the interior wood

Refinished all interior leather