YONDER STAR Brooke Thackwray | From US$ 30,000/wk

Sailing yacht Yonder Star is the premier yacht for cruising within the New ...

YONDER STAR Brooke Thackwray | From US$ 30,000 /wk

Sailing yacht Yonder Star is the premier yacht for cruising within the New Zealand’s famed Hauraki Gulf and Bay Of Islands, as well as Fiji and Tonga. She accommodates 8 charter guests in 3 cabins and has a crew of 3.

NOTABLE FEATURES for YONDER STAR: Timeless interior decor ~ Excellent interior and exterior living areas ~ Long-range cruising capabilities ~ Assortment of water toys ~ Air conditioning.

Originally constructed in 1980 at the Thackwray yard in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1980 she was lengthened and completely rebuilt at a leading shipyard in Florida. She was further upgraded in 2003 after her return to New Zealand and has been continuously updated since. On deck, she is 87 feet long with a generous 22-foot beam. She can accommodate up to 8 charter guests. The yacht can cater to 28 guests for event charters.

Yonder Star is a gentlemen’s yacht with a classic interior of soft warm fabrics, craftsman finished teak joinery, indirect lighting and brass fittings. As well as the large cockpit she has two large interior living spaces: the raised pilothouse or the cozy lounge featuring separate dining and casual seating areas. The chef’s galley is able to produce a wide range of gourmet meals and numerous fridges and cabinets provide storage for extended voyages. She is fully air-conditioned with individual controls in each cabin, a music system throughout.

YONDER STAR Specifications

Type/Year:Brooke Thackwray/1980 
Refit:2003 / 2018 
Beam:6.70m (22') 
L.O.A.:26.50m (86'11'') 
Max Speed:10 knots 
Engines:Gardner diesel  
Cruise Speed:8 knots 

Generous deck spaces provide easy access around the entire vessel. Raised comings make her foredeck dry and secure and a unique, integral extending stair at the stern makes access back to the boat from the dingy or a swim easy and safe. The cockpit seats 12 people and a full awning means you can relax outside in any weather. Bean bags on the deck provide a great relaxing or reading space in the shade or the sun. LED spreader and boom lighting provides evening outside lighting. Deck showers, outdoor speakers and barbeque area complete the package.

Powered by a reliable gardener diesel, Yonder Star also has a 15ft center console tender with a 50HP outboard for transits and guest fun with skis, wakeboards or water biscuit available.

Yacht Charter Accommodation

A luxurious master cabin is to the stern with integrated lounge seating, library shelves and writing desk. A feature is the unique underwater porthole providing beautiful sunlight effects and views of passing sea life. Also to the stern of the pilothouse is a double cabin with separate pilot berth with an ensuite bathroom. Forward of the lounge area is another double cabin (and pilot berth) and a forepeak with 3 or 4 berths. The vessel has a total of 5 bathrooms for guests and crew have separate quarters. Throughout the boat are DVD televisions, iPod music stations and each cabin is separately air-conditioned.

Charter Amenities and Extras

Tenders & Toys: ~15” RIB with skis, wakeboard, biscuit ~2 x 15” ocean kayaks ~2 x 10” rugged kayaks ~2 x SUP’s ~Scuba Gear and Compressor ~Snorkel Gear // Audio Visual Equipment and Deck Facilities: ~Integrated Yamaha audio system. App-controlled multi-zone. DVD televisions throughout ~PlayStation in the main cabin // Communications: ~Satphone x 2 ~SSB ~Integrated Simrad B&G touchscreen navigation with AIS

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US$ 30,000 - 35,000/wk

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