Yacht Charter

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Jeanneau Sunfast 37 – Desert Star

This vessel is in excellent condition having undergone a €20,000 refit in March 2011. She is now equipped to the highest spec for a vessel of this kind and is a responsive, fast cruiser racer, with a very spacious comfortable interior.

Lying Dun Laoghaire
Year 2002
Engines 27 hp yanmar shaft drive with 2 blade prop
Sail Area Mylar Mainsail: 36.4sqm
Furling No.3 Dacron Headsail: 18.0sqm
Spinnaker: 88sqm
Draft 2.1 m
Cabins 4
Sleeps max 9
WC 1


GPS/Chart plotter, autopilot, Windspeed and Direction, AIS transceiver, Webasto 4kw diesel heater, Mylar Main, Dacron No.3 Jib, Spinnaker, Spray hood


For a description, videos and photos of the vessel please click here

For Full Specs of All the Equipment onboard this vessel click here

To see a full review of the Jeanneau Sunfast 37 click here

Charter Agreement Terms and Conditions click here

As of Jan 2012 we would like to regretfully inform clients that we are no longer offering Bareboat Yacht Charter.

30% Discount on 2nd Week of Charter


Bedding + Pillows
Outboard Motor
One Way Charter


Skippered Charter

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If you have never taken a sailing holiday before, then skippered charter is a great start.

Taking a €100,000 yacht out on bare boat yacht charter can be daunting and stressful for some people. If you would like the confidence and comfort of having an experienced professional onboard with intimate knowledge of the coastline to provide a helping hand as you require it, then skippered charter may be the right option for you.

In many cases, families with young kids might just need an extra adult to help with the day to day running of the boat. All our charter skippers are experienced instructors so can provide as much (or as little!) informal tuition on practical sailing manoeuvres, parking the yacht, navigation and much more.

It is also possible to charter a yacht with a skipper for the start of your holiday to give you a feel for your trip, and to continue your holiday on bareboat charter as you find your feet.


Skippered Cruising Charter Rates 2012 Season

Daily Rate (0900 – 1930) €750 per day
Weekend Rate (Fri 1800 – Sun 1600) €1400
Weekly Rate (Mon 0900 – Fri 1600) €2,800


It is the responsibility of the clients to include and ensure food is provided for your skipper for the duration of the skippered charter. On days where you like to eat ashore yourselves, please ensure that food for meals is provided for your skipper onboard.


Skippered Race Charter

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It is possible to Charter Desert Star for a particular offshore race or regatta of your choice, throughout the 2011 season. Charter Rates are the same as for skippered yacht charter, excluding race entry. Our experienced Race Skipper can provide as much or as little hands on involvement, depending on you and your crew’s racing ability. For the purposes of our insurance, our Race Skipper is responsible for the vessel at all times and must therefore be in close consultation with the team during close quarters racing.

Please contact us to discuss this further, especially if you have a regatta in mind in Ireland or abroad.

Skippered Race Charter Rates 2012

Daily Rate (0900 – 1930) €750 per day
Weekend Rate (Fri 1800 – Sun 1600) €1500
Weekly Rate (Mon 0900 – Fri 1600 ) €3,000

Unfortunately, we are not covered on our insurance to offer bareboat race charter.