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STARSHIP Yacht Description

STARSHIP yacht is a 143.00 ft long motor yacht monohull and spends the summer and winter season in Florida. It was built by Van Mill in 1988. A refit was done in 2017. The yacht layout features 5 cabins and accommodates 12 guests. The cabin arrangement is following: 3 king cabins, 1 queen cabin, 2 single cabins, 1 pullman cabin.

The motor yacht features Engines: CAT 3512B hp: 1680 Each Generators: 2 x CAT C4 engines .


Starship's major refit in 2004 and continued upgrades into 2020, have her showing like new. She sleeps twelve guests in 5 staterooms each with en-suite bath. There are also an additional 2 day heads for guest use. She is decorated throughout with rich mahogany wood, elegant marble finishes, fine art and elegant soft goods.

The side entrance welcomes guests into an impressive main foyer. The main salon is arranged with a full bar, two sitting areas, one area with a semi circular settee facing the 52" flat screen TV and entertainment system, the next area with inviting sofa and oversized chairs, and the most aft to port set with a game table. The private formal dining is forward with a round table which comfortably seats 10. The fine china, detailed cabinetry and superb view forward provide an intimate and memorable dining experience.

The skylounge area is a great alternative for intimate cocktails and entertaining, or simply to escape to a quieter place for a bit of work at the desk or relaxation in the cozy sofa or chairs. The Master suite is located amidship on the lower deck and features a California King size bed, full seating area with sofa and chairs, large walk-in closets with dressing area and elegant en-suite marble accented bathroom with steam shower.

There are four additional staterooms aft of the Master including a Queen VIP with pullman and sofa bed, two mirrored guest staterooms set with King sized beds and a Twin guest stateroom to starboard. Each stateroom is ensuite with head and shower and fully equipped with flat screen TV, DVD and CD.

Aft of the skylounge is a large square al fresco dining table for 12 guests serviced by a full bar to starboard. Up one level to the flybridge deck, guests can enjoy the jacuzzi, plenty of comfortable sunning areas and seating, wet bar and surround sound music.

Cabin Breakdown

King Cabins: 3
Queen Cabins: 1
Pulman Cabins: 1
Single Cabins: 2

STARSHIP Yacht Details









Van Mill

Built by

$120,000 - $140,000

Weekly price low-high season

105 US Gall/Hr


10 knots

Cruising Speed

17.8 knots

Max. Speed



STARSHIP yacht charter price

# of charter days Base Price APA (deposit for provisioning, fuel, docking fees, etc) Total Note
14 day charter 240,000$ to 280,000$ 48,000$ to 84,000$ 288,000$ to 364,000$ Discounts outside the main season are common.
7 day charter 120,000$ to 140,000$ 24,000$ to 42,000$ 144,000$ to 182,000$ Standard charter rate, base for all calculations.
3 day charter 60,000$ to 70,000$ 12,000$ to 21,000$ 72,000$ to 91,000$ The usual formula is the 7 day charter rate divided by 6, times the number of days (3).
Boat policy might differ.
120,000$ / 6 * 3 days = 60,000$
1 day charter 20,000$ to 28,000$ 4,000$ to 7,000$ 24,000$ to 35,000$ Please inquire, the possibility/availability of a 1 day charter needs to be verified.

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: $120,000

High season rate: $140,000

TERM CHARTERS: Weekly Rate plus 40% APA plus 4% Bahamas Taxes
(Due to increase of fuel prices in the Bahamas)

DAY CHARTERS: 8 hour day

$20,000 plus 4% Tax for up to12 guest.
20% mandatory crew gratuity – needs to be collected at the time of contract (FOR DAY CHARTERS ONLY!)

*Rate includes:
- 8 hour cruise
-Continental Breakfast, Surf and Turf Lunch, Snacks, Open Bar and Beverages for up to 12 guests. (house wines, beer and standard liquor – no premium brands)
- Dockage at Bay Street Marina is also included but transportation to Bay Street Marina is charterer's expense.
- 18' Novurania with 115 hp Yamaha outboard
- Gratuity is not included in the rate and is usually 20%

STARSHIP VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BN-jHBsVSxI&feature=youtu.be

Click on link to view virtual tour: http://vrtour.virtualsinc.com/company/starship/2091

TERM CHARTERS: Weekly Rate plus 40% APA plus 4% Bahamas Taxes
(Due to increase of fuel prices in the Bahamas)

DAY CHARTERS: 8 hour day

$20,000 plus 4% Tax for up to12 guest.
20% mandatory crew gratuity – needs to be collected at the time of contract (FOR DAY CHARTERS ONLY!)

*Rate includes:
- 8 hour cruise
-Continental Breakfast, Surf and Turf Lunch, Snacks, Open Bar and Beverages for up to 12 guests. (house wines, beer and standard liquor – no premium brands)
- Dockage at Bay Street Marina is also included but transportation to Bay Street Marina is charterer's expense.
- 18' Novurania with 115 hp Yamaha outboard
- Gratuity is not included in the rate and is usually 20%

STARSHIP VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BN-jHBsVSxI&feature=youtu.be

Click on link to view virtual tour: http://vrtour.virtualsinc.com/company/starship/2091

Price Terms

Plus Expenses

STARSHIP Yacht Charter Locations

Summer Season

Winter Season


Salon Tv: Yes
Sat Tv: Yes
Multimedia System: Yes
Nude: No
Crew Pets: Yes
Pet Type: Dogs
Ice Maker: Yes
Board Games: Yes
Special Diets: Yes
Kosher: Inq
Bbq: Yes
Gay Charters: Yes
YachtNudeCharters: No
Hairdryers: Yes
Crew Smokes: Inq


Guests: 12
Maxspeed: 17.8 knots
Draft: 7
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
Ac Night:
Built: 1988
Cabins: 5
King: 3
Queen: 1
Single: 2
Pullman: 1
Electric Heads:


BBQ: Yes
AC: Full
Internet: Onboard WIFI
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
Max Speed: 17.8 knots


Layout of STARSHIP

More Specifications

Flag: Marshall Islands
Homeport: Fort Lauderdale
Resort Course:
Yacht Permit: 2
Yacht License: 2
Yacht Mca: 0
Yacht Insurance:

Diving Yacht offers Rendezvous Diving only

Communication: WIFI
Cellular Phone
VSAT, Mini M
VHF Radios
Personal Computer
Fax Machine
Single Side Band Radio
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:
Kayaks 1 Pax: 2
Kayaks 2 Pax:
Dinghy Hp:
Floating Mats:
Dinghy Pax:
Swim Platform:
Water Skis Adult:
Boarding Ladder:
Water Skis Kids:
Sailing Dinghy:
Jet Skis:
Beach Games:
Wave Runners: 5
Snorkel Gear:
Underwater Camera:
Underwater Video:
Wake Board:


Crew Information

Captain: Carl Beve

Carl Beve – Captain
Education/Certifications: MCA Master 3000 GRT, Padi Rescue Diver, Paid Ice diver, AEC Engineering
Languages Spoken: Swedish, English, Conversational Spanish

Carl grew up on a family farm on an eastern archipelago of Sweden. He has been boating since he was just 5 years old, participating in summer sailing school. Following National Service for the Swedish Airforce at the air traffic control, Carl worked as a farmer in New Zealand for 8 months. After this, he joined his first vessel in Singapore as a deckhand in 1997. Carl has now been in the yachting industry for 24 years and on charter yachts for 12 years.
Carl carries with him a “can be done” attitude and prides himself on leading by example. He strongly believes that a Captain is only as good as his crew and the direct result of a great charter is the collective work that is put in as a team. Carl Specializes in jet drive vessels and shallow Bahamas cruising to get guests up close and personal with the Beauty of the Exumas. He has sailed South East Asia, Eastern and Western Mediterranean, the Red Sea, the Pacific, the Caribbean, South Amerika, the Baltic Sea, the Gulf of Aqaba, North Africa, and more. Eventually Carl would like to sail around the world, not in a fast pace, but on a 4-year continuous Explorer program.
During his holidays, Carl travels to remote locations above the Arctic Circle to the jungle of South America to visit Isolated Indian Tribes and other remote locations to practice his survival skills and be one with nature. He likes to say that he would be very comfortable on a remote island like the tv show "Survivor."
Carl wants every guest onboard 143’ STARSHIP to not only enjoy the comfort aboard, but explore all the beauty and activities the Bahamas has to offer.

Gabriel Attenborough – Chief Officer
Certifications/Education: HNC Nautical Science, OOW Unlimited CoC, Chief Mate <3000 GT
Languages: English

Gabe grew up in the beautiful islands of The Bahamas. He was introduced to the sea at a young age and started boating at the age of 14 where he developed a passion for maritime and the marine life. At the age of 18, he moved to Canada to begin his studies and shortly after, spent a year at sea on commercial vessels traveling around South America and through The Panama Canal. After a year in the Merchant Marines, Gabriel ventured into yachting where he traveled to myriads of exotic destinations around the world. In 2019, Gabe spent two semesters studying Nautical Science at Warsash Maritime Academy where he achieved his Officers Of The Watch Unlimited License. Gabe has now been in yachting for the past seven years.
Gabe loves adding value to the dynamic team onboard STARSHIP. He has cruised both eastern and western Europe, South America, The Caribbean, and New England. Gabe hopes to achieve his MCA Master 3000 GT by 27 years old, and take his first command as captain at the age of 30. Outside of yachting, Gabe is passionately pursuing real estate.
In his spare time Gabe enjoys Mixed Martial Arts / Krav Maga, Cross-fit, Health & Fitness, reading, water sports, and listening to Jazz, Blues, Reggae at lounges.
Gabe brings a vibrant and safe atmosphere to STARSHIP and we are ecstatic to have him apart of the team.

Laphia Bromfield – Chef
Education/Certifications: Culinary Arts, Aeronautical Science
Languages Spoken: English, Jamaican Patois

Laphia grew up in Black River, the capital of St Elizabeth Parish located on the southwest coast of Jamaica. This part of Jamaica is where most of the island's produce is grown. During Laphia’s childhood, she remembers playing in and around these crops and smelling fresh scallion and thyme for the first time. Her “grand grand” who was an incredible cook, shared her love of cooking with Laphia at a very young age and Laphia credits her as the reason she is the person that she is today.
Laphia entered the yachting industry about 9 years ago. She has previously worked onboard M/Y OCEAN CLUB, M/Y SPIRIT, M/Y QUEEN D, and M/Y HARLE. It brings her great joy to have the responsibility to keep everyone onboard well nourished. Due to her Caribbean background, Laphia’s food is very influenced by spices and Jamaican culture however, she is highly adaptable to fit any and every guest desire. She can cater to all palates and takes great pride in ensuring every need is catered to. After yachting, Laphia aspires to start her own business.
In her spare time, Laphia enjoys fitness and traveling but her greatest passion is making people happy with her food. Laphia wants every guest to leave the charter trying and liking something new.

Piyamas Phakdee - Chief Stew
Education/Certifications: Bachelor Degree in Marketing
Languages Spoken: English, Thai

PJ grew up on a farm in a very small town in Thailand. She always dreamed of becoming a traveler so one day, she decided it was time to become one. She started boating in 2004 on a cruise ship and switched to the yachting industry in 2013. PJ has since been onboard M/Y ODESSA, M/Y INCENTIVE, and more.
PJ has a vibrant energy, always bringing smiles and laughter to both the team and guests. She loves organizing unforgettable moments onboard leaving guests wanting to return sooner rather than later. PJ also loves sharing moments with kids so she can share her knowledge and help them understand the big world we live in.
In her spare time, PJ loves cooking, reading, yoga, hiking, diving, and other water activities. PJ can’t wait to welcome guests onboard 143’ STARSHIP for the trip of a lifetime.

Sarah lee Alcock –2nd Stewardess

Education/Certifications: Bachelor of Commerce Marketing Management - IMM Graduate School, Stellenbosch RSA, STCW Basic + PDSD, ENG 1, SYSA Interior Introduction Course, RYA Power Boat level II, SYSA Food Service Introduction, SAS Skipper’s License, SYSA Wine and Cocktail Introduction, MCA/Highfield Food Health Safety Level II
Languages: English, Afrikaans

Sarah grew up in Knysna, a small town in South Africa located right in front of the sea and lagoon. As a child, she and her brother who is also in yachting, spent the majority of their time on boats. Sarah first entered yachting in 2020 and hasn’t been back home since. She has always been fascinated with the industry after watching a number of her friends become yachties. When she finished studying for her BCom Degree, she decided to do her yachting courses and see what the yachting world was about.
Sarah brings along her love and dedication for being a Stewardess. She thrives off the fast pace and pressure this job entails and strives for perfection in everything that she does. Sarah loves serving and engaging with the guests, coming up with creative table settings, and teaching new aspiring stewardesses all the knowledge she has gathered this far. She is known to be a positive personality, keeping fellow crew members in high spirits throughout each day.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys running, swimming, kitesurfing, cross country cycling, sewing, knitting, playing field hockey, and socializing with friends.
Sarah wants guests to look at every table setting, every meal, every drink made, and the attention to detail given in their cabins and common areas, and be wowed at service and experience the crew has provided.

Aleah Nieder – 3rd Stew
Education/Certifications: B.S. in Sociology – University of Arizona, STCW, Security Awareness
Languages Spoken: English, Conversational Spanish

Aleah grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta with her younger brother. As a kid, she would spend all of her time adventuring the outdoors. Her dad would often take them camping so she likes to say that she “grew up in the woods.” Prior to entering the yachting industry, Aleah worked as a barista and bartender in New York City. Last winter she participated in a work exchange program where she lived on a sailboat in the Virgin Islands. Being on the water 24/7 changed her life, she never wanted to go back on solid ground again. While living there, Aleah met people in the yachting industry and realized that she had never met people more passionate and in love with their jobs. This is when she knew she had to try it out for herself.
With the sea being Aleah’s favorite place in the world, yachting is a perfect match. She loves to be a listening ear and a compassionate heart, and carries these traits throughout her work. Creativity is something Aleah can execute best so be on the lookout for beautiful tablescapes and unforgettable themed nights to be a highlight while onboard.
Reading, traveling, creating and editing videos, cooking, snorkeling, and free diving are among the many things Aleah likes to do in her free time. She loves doing work exchanges where she is able to try new things and experience new cultures.
Aleah wants guests to be able to completely forget about the stress and worry of life and make beautiful memories with the people they love.

Renier Joubert - Chief Engineer (ROTATIONAL)

Certifications/Education: Qualified Automotive Machinist, STCW, AEC2, Survival craft and rescue boats
Languages: English, Afrikaans

Renier grew up on a South African farm in Nelspruit with his two siblings. He first entered the yachting industry back in 2013. Always having a love for engineering and mechanics, he thought working on a yacht would allow him to see the world and further analyze how these amazing vessels operate. Prior to entering yachting, Renier was a qualified automotive machinist and later an auto technician specializing in BMW cars.
Onboard Renier has a “get it done no matter what” attitude. He has cruised most of the Caribbean, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, and more. Eventually, he would like to start his own engineering company focused on yacht repairs and maintenance.

In his spare time, you can find Renier hunting, fishing or around fast cars. If time allows for them to make fire and cook some good meat, Renier is all smiles.
Renier is eager to welcome guests onboard STARSHIP for an enjoyable and unforgettable experience.

Martinus Godfrey Joubert – Engineer (ROTATIONAL)

Certifications/Education: Tool, Die and Jig maker, Fitter and turner, AEC
Languages: Afrikaans, English, Dutch

Martinus grew up on his family farm in South Africa where they farmed with livestock. His childhood consisted of lots of fishing and hunting with his younger brother before he started boating in 2013. Prior to entering yachting, Martinus completed trade school where he was a Floor Manager and a tradesman for a contracting company. He has also worked as a fitter and turner for a private industrial mining company where he maintained and repaired earth moving equipment for Caterpillar.
During his yachting career, Martinus has sailed the waters of Alaska, Mexico, Panama, the Caribbean, Bahamas, and more. His goal is to keep everything running as smooth as possible in any given circumstance.
When Martinus is not busy making sure the vessel is running smoothly, you can find him hunting fishing, or dirt biking. He welcomes all guests onboard STARSHIP to have the best stress-free experience of all time.

Brian Hopton – Bosun
Education/Certifications: Retailing and Computer Sciences – University of Arizona
Languages Spoken: English

Brian was born and raised 45 minutes north of LA in Woodland Hills. Always having a passion for travel, he decided to join the yachting industry in 2019. Prior to yachting, he was in the hospitality industry working for the Mariott for five years.
Onboard Brian is responsible for orchestrating and capturing all the fun that’s to be had. He is the videographer and photographer that provides guests with moments to last a lifetime. Currently, Brian is working towards his 100 ton USCG license.
In his spare time, you can find Brian golfing, surfing, playing pickleball, and did we mention golfing? Brain can’t wait to host his next guests to provide them with a new level of fun and discovery onboard 143’ STARSHIP.

Jacob “Rusty” Martino – Deckhand
Education/Certifications: Associates degree in Criminal Justice, Associates degree in Welding Technology, STCW, Powerboat level 2, Deck Week Course
Languages: English

Jacob grew up in Rochester, Pennsylvania. Rochester has a small-town feel with the Ohio river passing through. During his childhood Jacob was always at the river hanging out with friends, swimming, riding jet skis, or having a cookout. Jacob’s parents also had a boat as he was growing up so a lot of his time was spent on the water.
After graduating, he began a welding career but started to become complacent. Jacob realized that he wanted to travel, see the world, and experience different cultures. He didn’t want to spend the rest of his life going to the same spot every day. That’s when he decided to enter yachting. Jacob took his classes, quit his job, moved to Fort Lauderdale, and the rest is history. 
Jacob brings a fun and upbeat attitude to every charter. He is always ready for adventure and can’t wait for guests to experience new and exciting things. During his yachting career he wants to continue to see different parts of the world while meeting amazing new people along the way. He is also striving to achieve different levels of his captain's license.
While Jacob is not busy providing a one-of-a-kind experience on board, you can find him traveling to new places, hiking, riding his bicycle, or hunting.

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    High season $140,000/week

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