$ 7,775,000

LEIGHT STAR Yacht for Sale

143' (43.67m)
Palatka Shipbuilding
Asking Price
$ 7,775,000

The 1984 superyacht LEIGHT STAR was built by Palatka Shipbuilding as an explorer yacht and boasts a classic explorer yacht design with modern amenities, courtesy of a 2009 refit and lengthening. LEIGHT STAR offers sophisticated accommodations and comfort for guests and offers expansive deck spaces both inside and out.

Equipped with Naiad hydraulic anti-roll stabilizers and an American bow thruster, LEIGHT STAR ensures a smooth and stable cruising experience in all conditions. Her fully equipped helipad adds a touch of exclusivity, providing convenient access for guests arriving by air.

LEIGHT STAR's main salon greets guests with unique touches such as a red carpet with star details, cozy furniture and a spacious bar area. Natural light floods the interior, highlighting the tasteful color palette and decorative wood details throughout. The formal dining space features classic styling with a long glass table, perfect for sit down meals. The skylounge provides ample seating on the large cozy leather couches, a wet bar for guests to gather and enjoy a nightcap and tons of natural light from the many windows.

Accommodating up to 12 guests in six well-appointed staterooms, LEIGHT STAR's interiors boast a cozy atmosphere, with warm woods creating a homey feel. The master suite features a king bed, Jacuzzi tub, dual sinks and a dedicated vanity area by the window, offering stunning views and natural light. Her five additional guest cabins are equally inviting, with en-suite bathrooms and comfortable accommodations.

LEIGHT STAR's exterior decks offer plenty of options for outdoor enjoyment, with the aft deck boasting a table for casual alfresco dining and a cockpit area. The skylounge aft provides additional dining space for up to 12 guests, with storage for a tender or Jet Skis on deck. The foredeck offers sunpad seating space, perfect for taking in unobstructed views of the surrounding scenery. The sundeck is the ultimate alfresco space, featuring a Jacuzzi, helipad, barbeque bar and ample seating for relaxation and entertainment.


  • Helipad
  • Jacuzzi
  • Six stateroom layout
  • Walkaround decks
  • Large swim platform
  • On deck full beam master stateroom
  • Ample storage


  • Jacuzzi
  • Helipad
  • At-Anchor Stabilizers


Builder Palatka Shipbuilding
Model Custom
Length (LOA) 143' (43.67m)
Year 1984
Year Refit 2008
Draft 6' (2.26m)
Beam 25' 5" (7.14m)
Location Marina del Rey, United States
Classification abs


Staterooms 6
King Beds 1
Queen Beds 3
Twin Beds 1
Crew Sleeps 7

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 143' (43.67m)
LWL 114' 10" (35.36m)
Min Draft 6'
Max Draft 6' (2.26m)
Fuel Tank 11,526 g (47,696 L)
Fresh Water 2,438 g (8,300 L)


Hull Material Steel
Hull Config Displacement
Ext. Designer Douglas Sharp
Int. Designer Douglas Sharp
Max Speed 12 Knots
Cruising Speed 10 Knots
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Accommodations / Walkthrough

LEIGHTSTAR features beautifully designed decks for exquisite indoor/outdoor living. She offers guest accommodations for up to twelve guests and seven crew, with six guest staterooms and four crew cabins.

She is very spacious to ensure a luxury experience.

Master Stateroom

  • Full beam
  • King bed 
  • Jacuzzi tub
  • Dual sinks

Vip Stateroom

  • Queen bed
  • Ensuite head 
  • Steam shower

Guest Staterooms

Port Forward:

  • Queen Bed 
  • Ensuite Head

Port Aft:

  • Queen Bed 
  • Ensuite Head

Starboard Forward:

  • Queen Bed 
  • Ensuite Head

Starboard Aft:

  • (2) Twins
  • Ensuite Head

Captain's Quarters

  • Full bed
  • Ensuite bath

Crew Quarters

  • (3) Bunk rooms with (2) twin beds each
  • (2) Heads and showers

Laundry Equipment

  • (2) Washers
  • (2) Dryers


  • Standard Horizon Quantum model VHF
  • Furuno radar 72 mile
  • Furuno radar 48 mile
  • Furuno GPS/WAAS Navigator GPS
  • Chart plotter computer with electronic charts
  • Simrad Robertson automatic autopilot
  • Furuno depth sounder with color video sounder
  • Furuno satellite compass
  • (2) Compact Design navigation computers with monitors and keyboards

Entertainment System

  • (15) High-definition DirecTV satellite televisions
  • Panasonic worldwide cellular/satellite phone
  • iPod integration
  • Speakercraft ship-wide stereo

Engine And Mechanical Equipment

  • Naiad hydraulic anti-roll stabilizer system
  • American bow thruster
  • Air conditioning with heating
  • (3) Hubbell 115 electric hot water tanks; 80 gallons each
  • (6) Rule 2000 GPH 24V bilge pumps with automatic float switches
  • Dayton 3hp 230V AC bilge pumps
  • Dayton 208V AC/230V AC 9hp fuel
  • Mechanical fuel and air shut off controls for both engines
  • Fuel system is fitted with “Alfa Laval”
  • Low oil pressure alarm and coolant overheat warning audible at helm station
  • Triple Racor fuel and water filter separators for main engines mounted in engine room forward of port and starboard engines
  • RA Telcom 12V 15amp automatic battery charger mounted on electrical switch board panel in engine room

Electrical Equipment

  • 24 Volt System
  • (10) Gel-cell 12V 8D house batteries
  • (4) Gel-cell 12V 8D engine batteries
  • (3) Gel-cell 12V Group 27 Generator engine batteries
  • RATELCO 12V 15amp automatic battery charger
  • (3) Northern Lights generators, all with 12V belt driven alternators; 90k, 74kw, 40kw
  • Port, starboard and aft generator engines fitted with single Racor fuel filters/water separators mounted on steel stanchions adjacent to generator sets
  • 3-phase 208 volt converts to 250v
  • (2) 100amp AC shore power inlets
  • 90' 100amp 250V AC shore power cord
  • SeaTel antenna unit; model #DAC 2200 
  • Tripp Lite surge suppressor
  • (5) Vapor battery selector rotary switches; (1) for each main engine and (1) for each generator engine
  • Main breaker fitted on circuit breaker panel
  • Individual switch branch breakers located in main AC panel in aft engine room
  • 120V AC Ammeter and voltmeter on 120V AC breaker panel board
  • All Sea Power Transformer

Deck And Hull

  • (2) Anchors
  • 700' and 400' Anchor Chain & Rode
  • Davit/Cranes
  • Accommodation Ladders
  • Spotlights

Flybridge And Sky Deck

  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ 
  • Bar
  • Helipad


  • (2) Fishing chairs
  • Access to swim platform

Safety Equipment

  • (25) Type I USCG approved personal flotation devices
  • (5) Jim-Buoy 30" ring buoys
  • (14) 16# Dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • (3) Fire hydrants with fire hoses and nozzles on each deck.
  • (2) 24V searchlights
  • Simon system smoke alarms in each room
  • Bilge alarms and pumps
  • Backup steering pump
  • Air horn
  • Air bell
  • Sidelights
  • Mast head light
  • Stern light
  • Anchor lights
  • (2) Zodiac 20-person canister survival rafts with rations
  • ACR 406 MHz satellite EPIRB


LEIGHTSTAR has been captain maintained since new. With her helicopter pad and 14-person jacuzzi, she is easily enjoyed.


Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.

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