Filed under: Yachts & Sailing
Luxury charter yacht Starfire has been put up for sale. The 177 foot yacht was built in Italy by the Benetti boatyard in 1988 and has since gone through two refits, one in 2002 and a second in 2004 that gave the yacht an elegant Art Deco look. Starfire has room for 12 charter guests in six cabins. There is a main master cabin with a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom with a jacuzzi bath tub, two cabins with queen-sized beds and ensuite baths, two cabins with twin beds and another cabin with a king-size bed as well as room for the captain and crew.
She has a maximum speed of 15 knots and cruises at 12 knots. There is an on-deck Jacuzzi, formal dining area as well as outdoor dining options, a swim platform and shower, and of course, plenty of outdoor water toys. She has a Ku Band satellite system which allows for high speed wireless internet access around the world.
This yacht chartered for $196,000 to $250,000 and is now listed through Northrop and Johnson for $37.5 million.
[via Superyacht Times]
UPDATE: Reuters reports that billionaire investor Carl Icahn is the current owner of Starfire.
Gallery: Starfire Yacht