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NORTHERN STAR is a distinguished 76' cutter-rigged sloop, originally designed by Ocke Mannerfelt and meticulously crafted by Hinckley in 1993. Renowned for its traditional aesthetics paired with modern technology, it features teak decking, butterfly hatches, and custom mahogany interiors. After a comprehensive refit in 2016, this yacht pairs historical elegance with contemporary comfort, making it a top choice for discerning sailors.

Operating under a seasoned captain with extensive sailing and management expertise, NORTHERN STAR charters primarily in the waters of New England during the summer and graces the Florida East Coast and the Bahamas in winter months. Accommodating up to 6 guests in 3 well-furnished cabins, this yacht promises unparalleled sailing adventures bolstered by signature amenities.


NORTHERN STAR offers luxurious accommodation for up to 6 guests within three cabins. The layout consists of a lavish master suite, an elegant VIP suite, and additional guest quarters that demonstrate thoughtful utilisation of space and comfort.

  • Master Suite: Situated forward, featuring a queen V-berth, private head with a stall shower, and includes amenities like a hanging locker and a desk area for added convenience.
  • VIP Suite: Aft and to port of the master suite, originally designed for the King and Queen of Norway; includes twin beds, ample storage, and a private head with a hand-shower.
  • Guest Cabins: Two cabins on the starboard side, utilizing over-under single berths, accommodating the crew or additional guests. These cabins share a common head and shower with handcrafted finishing.

Toys & Water Sports

The yacht is equipped with a variety of water sports equipment, ensuring guests have plenty of activities to choose from while enjoying the sea:

  • 2 x Paddle Boards
  • Teak Deck Chairs
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Fishing Equipment

Amenities & Entertainment

Designed to cater to the comfort and entertainment of its guests, NORTHERN STAR is fitted with state-of-the-art amenities:

  • Salon Stereo & TV: Offers a relaxing environment with high-quality audio and visual systems, complemented by a diverse multimedia library.
  • Water Maker: Ensures abundant, fresh water supply, capable of producing 28 gallons per hour.
  • Sun Awning & Bimini: Provides ample shade on deck, allowing guests to enjoy the outdoors comfortably.
  • Special Diets & BBQ: Catering to special dietary needs with onboard facilities (Note: BBQ not available).
  • Clothing Optional Charters: Available for guests preferring a more natural sailing experience.
  • Deck Shower: For a refreshing rinse after a swim or water activities.


Captain Preston Kelly leads the NORTHERN STAR with over 40 years of maritime experience. He is supported by a professional crew dedicated to providing top-notch service and an unforgettable sailing experience. Fluent in multiple languages and skilled in various aspects of yacht maintenance and navigation, they ensure smooth sailing and a hospitable atmosphere aboard.

Captain Preston Kelly


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.

What is the cabin arrangement of NORTHERN STAR?

  • 1 VIP cabin
  • 2 Twin cabins


VIP Cabin
VIP Cabin
  • Weekly price:
    $45,000 - $51,750

    Low Season | High Season

  • Length: 76'
  • # of Guests: 6
  • # of Cabins: 3
  • # of Crew: 2
  • Builder: Hinckley
  • Consumption: 2.5 US Gall/Hr
  • Cruising Speed: 8
  • Max. Speed: 10
  • Built Year: 1993
  • Refit: 2016
Guest Bath
Guest Bath

NORTHERN STAR Charter Price Details

Season Name 2 guests 3 guests 4 guests 5 guests 6 guests 7 guests 8 guests 9 guests 10 guests 11 guests 12 guests
Winter 2023 to 2024 $45,000 $0 $45,000 $0 $45,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Summer 2024 $45,000 $0 $45,000 $0 $45,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

NORTHERN STAR Yacht Charter Price

# of charter days Base Price APA (deposit for provisioning, fuel, docking fees, etc) Total Note
14 day charter 90,000$ to 103,500$ 18,000$ to 31,050$ 108,000$ to 134,550$ Discounts outside the main season are common.
7 day charter 45,000$ to 51,750$ 9,000$ to 15,525$ 54,000$ to 67,275$ Standard charter rate, base for all calculations.
3 day charter 22,500$ to 25,875$ 4,500$ to 7,763$ 27,000$ to 33,638$ The usual formula is the 7 day charter rate divided by 6, times the number of days (3).
Boat policy might differ.
45,000$ / 6 * 3 days = 22,500$

All prices are generated by a calculator and serve as a guide for new charterers. Any additional information of the Price Details section has priority over above. Availability is always subject to confirmation. Gratuity not included for it's discretionary character, usually 5%-25% of the Base Price.

Price Details

Price from: $45,000

High season rate: $51,750

Summer: New England
Winter: Florida
$45,000/6 plus all expenses

Please note for charters in July and August in New England only weekly charters are accepted.

Christmas and New Year - $51,750 + expenses

Rates subject to change. Please verify rates.

Delivery fees:
Sag Harbour to Newport (one way) $1,000Summer: New England
Winter: Florida
$45,000/6 plus all expenses

Please note for charters in July and August in New England only weekly charters are accepted.

Christmas and New Year - $51,750 + expenses

Rates subject to change. Please verify rates.

Delivery fees:
Sag Harbour to Newport (one way) $1,000

Price Terms

Plus Expenses

NORTHERN STAR Yacht Charter Locations

Summer Season

Winter Season


Salon Stereo: Yes
Salon Tv: Yes
Multimedia System: Yes
Nude: Yes
Crew Pets: No
Guest Pets: Yes
Water Maker: 28 gal/hr
Water Capacity: 385 gal
Ice Maker: No
Board Games: No
Sun Awning: Yes
Bimini: Yes
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher: Yes
Bbq: No
Gay Charters: Yes
YachtNudeCharters: Yes
Hairdryers: Yes
Number Of Port Hatches: 18
Smoking: No smoking
Crew Smokes: No
Children Ok: Yes
Generator: Northern Lights
Inverter: Yes
Voltages: 220
Windscoops: Yes


Guests: 6
Maxspeed: 10
Draft: 9
Cruising Speed: 8
Helipad: No
Ac: Full
Ac Night:
Built: 1993
Turnaround: 48 hours please
Cabins: 3
Queen: 1
Twin: 2
Showers: 3
Basins: 3
Heads: 3
Electric Heads: 3
Jacuzzi: No


AC: Full
Generator: Northern Lights
Internet: Onboard WIFI
Cruising Speed: 8
Max Speed: 10



More Specifications

Flag: USA
Homeport: Sag Harbor, NY
Resort Course:
Yacht Permit: 2
Yacht License: 2
Yacht Mca: 0
Yacht Insurance: Marsh

Diving Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Communication: Cell phone
Sat phone
Starlink for high speed communication
Air Compressor: Not Onboard
Scuba On Board: Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only


Fishing Gear:
Fishing Gear Type:
Deep Sea Fishing:

Green Initiatives

Green Initiative:
Reusable Bottles:
Other Green Efforts:

Water Sports

Dinghy Size: 12' Zodiac
Kayaks 1 Pax:
Kayaks 2 Pax:
Dinghy Hp: 20
Floating Mats:
Dinghy Pax: 6
Swim Platform:
Water Skis Adult:
Boarding Ladder:
Water Skis Kids:
Sailing Dinghy:
Jet Skis:
Beach Games: No
Wave Runners:
Snorkel Gear:
Underwater Camera:
Underwater Video:
Wake Board:
Seabob: No
Sea Scooter: No

Other Entertainment

DVD/CD entertainment system with MP3 input
Plasma TV


Crew Information

Crew of NORTHERN STAR|Captain Captain

Captain: Preston Kelly

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.

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

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.
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.

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


    Price Terms: Plus Expenses

    Price from $45,000/week

    High season $51,750/week

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