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NORTHERN STAR

$45,000- $51,750/ per Week Plus Expenses

Come aboard and experience the luxury of Northern Star. This 76' (23m) modern cutter-rigged sloop was designed by Ocke Mannerfelt and handcrafted by the Hinckley Company in 1993 with a traditional old world aesthetic that features teak decking, beautiful butterfly hatches and custom mahogany interiors throughout. With her graceful overhangs and elegant sheerline, she combines state-of-the-art performance, power, and control to create a truly modern and timeless classic. Northern Star is one of the finest yachts in the world and with her carbon furling mast and hydraulic winches, she offers true single-handed capacity underway and an experience steeped in the rich traditions of sailing the open seas. A 2014 refit included new luxury soft furnishings and bed linens, new table ware, fresh exterior varnish, all brass refinished and all systems checked and serviced. NORTHERN STAR accommodates 6 guests in three cabins. The interior is fully air-conditioned and headroom is 8' to 6' throughout The spacious Master Suite is forward with a king v-berth, hanging locker and private head with a separate stall shower. There is also a comfortable seat and a writing desk on the starboard side. A center hallway runs aft to the salon. Aft and to port of the master stateroom is an elegant VIP Suite that was originally planned for the King and Queen of Norway who frequented the yacht. This cabin is an intimate oasis featuring his and her twins, ample storage and a private head with a stall shower. Also aft of the master on the port side is a common head with shower. On the starboard side are two well-appointed guest cabins, each with over and under single berths, a bureau and hanging locker. These two cabins share the common head and shower.

Accommodations

NORTHERN STAR accommodates 6 guests, 4 adults and 2 children, in 3 cabins. The interior is fully air-conditioned and headroom is 6’ 8” throughout

The spacious Master Suite is forward with a queen v-berth, hanging locker and private head with a separate stall shower. There is also a comfortable seat and a writing desk on the starboard side.

A center hallway runs aft to the salon. Aft and to port of the master stateroom is an elegant VIP Suite that was originally planned for the King and Queen of Norway who frequented the yacht. This cabin is an intimate oasis featuring his and her twins, ample storage and a private head with hand-shower.

Also aft of the master on the port side is a common head with shower (shared by crew). On the starboard side are two well-appointed guest cabins (one of which are used by the crew), each with over and under single berths, a bureau and hanging locker. These two cabins share the common head and hand-shower.

  • Cabins

    3

  • Queen(s)

    1

  • Showers

    3

  • Wash Basins

    3

  • Heads

    3

  • Electric Heads

    3

Amenities

  • Helipad

    No

  • Deck Jacuzzi

    No

  • Air Conditioning

    Full

  • Sun Awning

    Yes

  • Wind Scoops

    Yes

  • Bimini

    Yes

  • Hair Dryers

    Yes

  • Wheelchair Access

    No

  • Helipad

    No

  • Deck Shower

    Yes

  • Stabilizers

    No

Onboard Entertainment

  • Salon Stereo/Music

    Yes

  • Board Games

    No

  • iPod/MP3 Hookups

    Yes

  • Gym Equipment

    No

Water Entertainment

  • Snorkel Gear

    Yes

  • Beach Games

    No

  • Fishing Gear

    Yes

  • Sea Bobs

    No

  • Sea Scooters

    No

  • Sailing Instructions

    Yes

  • Dinghy

    12' Zodiac

  • Dinghy HP

    20

  • Dinghy pax

    6

Others

DVD/CD entertainment system with MP3 input
Plasma TV

Scuba Diving

  • Scuba

    Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

  • Air Compressor

    Not Onboard

  • License Info

    -

Technical Details

  • Ice Maker

    No

  • Generator

    Northern Lights

  • Elevators

    No

Charter Types

  • Special Diets

    Yes

  • Kosher Diets

    Yes

  • BBQ

    No

  • Gay charters

    Yes

  • Nudist Charters

    Yes

  • Crew Smokes

    No

  • Pets Onboard

    No

  • Guest Pets Allowed

    Yes

  • Children Allowed

    Yes

Green Initiatives

  • Make drinking water tested for purity

    28 gal/hr

Rates

Minimum Maximum
$45,000 $51,750
Available
Booked

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Captain

Name

Preston Kelly

Nationality

USA

Crew

Nationality

USA

Brief

PROFILE
My career has been involved primarily with yachts. I have experience in construction, project management, captaining, racing, performance optimization, electronics and computers. I have extensive offshore experience as well as time spent cruising and racing in New England, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, and Canada.

SKILLS
Navigation, performance monitoring, race preparation
Wood working, varnishing, mechanics, electrical, electronics
Yacht maintenance, cooking, provisioning

Languages: English: moderate reading ability: French, German, Spanish, Latin, Ancient Greek

WORK
2001 to present self-employed: instrument systems, installation and calibration. Racing navigator. Yacht delivery.
1991 to 2001: Sales at Ockam Instruments, Milford Ct. My job involved selling performance instrument systems, managing dealers, teaching seminars on performance optimization, liaison to America�s Cup campaigns, and customer service (racing with clients).
1978 to 1991: Captain and crew (mostly captain) on yachts 40 to 80 feet. Project manager on new builds at The Hinckley Co; Southwest Harbor, Maine and Nautor; Piertarsaari Finland.
1973 to 1978: Morris Yachts; Southwest Harbor, Maine. Employed in all aspects of small yacht construction.
YACHTS
1979 captain on a Swan 57, Peranda: Finland, Baltic, North Sea, UK, Newport.
1980 mate on Frers 54, Congere: NY, Panama, Tahiti, Australia
1981 mate and then captain on a Swan 65, Shaitan: S. Carolina, Bermuda, Azores, Spain, Greece, and Italy.
1983 to 1985 captain on an Hinckley 49, Victory: Gulf of Maine, Newport, Cape Cod, Chesapeake, and Caribbean.
1985 to 1987 captain on an Hinckley 42, Irresistible: Gulf of Maine, Newport, and Caribbean.
1987 to 1990 captain on an Hinckley 51, Night Train: Gulf of Maine, Nova Scotia, Newport, Chesapeake, Bahamas, and Caribbean.
2000 to 2009 navigator on a Swan 68, Chippewa: racing NE, FL, Caribbean, Bermuda, France, UK, and Italy.
2009 mate on Vitter�s 98, Carmella: Newport, Azores, Spain.
2009 to 2012 navigator on Cookson 50, Privateer: racing NE, FL, MD, Caribbean.
2011 mate on Vitter�s 98, Carmella: Spain, Canaries, and Caribbean.
2013 to 2015 captain on Babe, Swan 46: Newport, Long Is Sound, Chesapeake, Fl, and Caribbean.
2015 navigator on an Hinckley 51, Kiva: Transatlantic Race.

EDUCATION
1972 Primary and secondary: St. Paul�s School for Boys, Brooklandwood, Maryland.
1983 College: St. John�s College, Annapolis Maryland; BA Mathematics and Philosophy.


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Guests 6

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Cabins 3

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Crew 2

Size / Year Built / Builder

76.00 Ft/1993

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Summer Area

USA - New England

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Winter Area

Bahamas, USA - Florida East Coast

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