"Yonder Star" Sailing Yacht Charter in Nelson, New Zealand

Sailing Mega Yacht
87 ft
26 Guests

About This Boat

Yonder Star’s generous and sumptuous proportions reflect the designer’s intent to create a gracious residence at sea. Discerning travellers and seasoned sailors alike will appreciate the comfort, luxury and attention to detail throughout this elegant and exclusive yacht.

The topside teak deck is open, uncluttered and vast. The soft, sheltered and inviting cockpit seating invites relaxation and open-air dining. Below deck, varnished mahogany, polished brass and quality fabrics convey a sense of warmth and sophistication.

Length 87′ (26.5m)
Beam 22′ (6.7m)
Draft 7′ 8″ (2.3m)
Designer Don Brook
Builder Thackwray Yachts, New Zealand
Launched 1980
Completely Rebuilt 1999
Major Refit/Upgrade 2003
Cabins 3 (1 Queen and 2 doubles with single overhead bunk)
Capacity 6-8 overnight guests
26 day guests maximum

CHARTER PRICE: NZ$6500 for 24-hr (GST included)


Make Yonder Star that exclusive venue of choice for rewarding your staff or holding that special occasion. 
> Nelson or Abel Tasman areas.
> 28 guests maximum.
> Half day hire only from Nelson marina.

HALF DAY AND FULL DAY HIRE - Specific half day (1-4 hour) and full day (4-8 hour) packages can be tailored to suit your requirements.
> Nelson or Abel Tasman areas.
> 28 guests maximum.
> Half or full day hire from Nelson marina or Kaiteriteri Beach.

WEDDING AND HONEYMOON PACKAGES Say ‘I do’ on-board Yonder Star and create an intimate memory with family and friends  that you will cherish forever.
> Ceremony: 28 guests maximum in Nelson or Abel Tasman areas.
> Honeymoon:Abel Tasman – minimum 1 night.
> Marlborough Sounds – minimum 3 nights.
> Bay of Islands – minimum 5 nights.

OVERNIGHT AND WEEK-LONG CHARTERS Yonder Star offer full day, overnight and week-long charters. Yonder Star’s sumptuous cabins, each with en-suite bathroom, cater up to 6-8 (overnight) guests.
> 6-8 guests maximum in 3-4 cabins.
> Abel Tasman – minimum 1 night.
> Marlborough Sounds – minimum 3 nights.
> Bay of Islands – minimum 5 nights.

If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.


  • Type: Sailing Mega Yacht
  • Capacity: 26 People
  • Year: 1980
  • Rental Minimum: 1 day
  • Length: 87 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Bimini
  • Cuddy Cabin
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Center Cockpit
  • Dinghy
  • Dual Comm-forward seating
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Berth
  • Air Conditioning
  • Head

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From Auckland, New Zealand

Member Since Jun 2015

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