NORTHERN STAR - Sailing Yachts


Luxury Sailing Yacht HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR charter brief:
NORTHERN STAR (23.1m / 75.8’), is a luxury sailing yacht with glorious history, custom built and launched by the Hinckley shipyard of USA back in 1993. Originally conceived by famed Swedish boat architect Ocke Mannerfelt, and handcrafted in Maine by The Hinckley Company, a luxury boat builder for nearly 90 years known worldwide for its innovation, design, and engineering, NORTHERN STAR was last refurbished in 2014 with refined brass, mechanical service, all soft furnishings, bed linens, table ware and fresh exterior varnish being updated. Designed as a fast and comfortable cruising boat she carries lovely classic lines combined with modern features and facilities on board. Providing accommodation for 6+2 yacht charter guests in 2 double and 2 single cabin she is always kept in perfect condition. Fully bespoke private yacht charter itineraries usually covering all parts of the East Caribbean including Grenadines and Virgin Islands, as well as NEW England including Sag Harbour in Hamptons and Rhode Island are offered throughout the year.

Tip:   NORTHERN STAR luxury sailing boat is a fine work of art, a true gentleman’s yacht, which was originally commissioned for a European shipping family whose guests were Norwegian Royal Family.

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About Luxury Sailing Yacht HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR:
SY NORTHERN STAR, is a beautiful luxury yet classic sailing boat, a genuine pilothouse sloop which blends highest of on board luxuries comforts with lovely classic design of a Hinckley performance yacht. After years of entertaining royals and dignitaries in Northern Europe and taking her distinguished visitors to exclusive exotic cruises across the main oceans as a genuine private charter yacht offering relaxing, yet adventurous luxury crewed yacht charter experiences throughout Caribbean and New England, she is now run by true sailing enthusiasts. With her fully redesigned interior, you can now enjoy a classic adventure and luxury lifestyle private yacht charter holiday on board of a custom built cutter-rigged super sail yacht made for informal luxury yacht charters. Whether you are a keen sailor and wish to take the helm on occasion or simply a lover of the finer things in life, on board of HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR you will have a first class sailing experience as only possible on a lovely classic sailboat. Apart from viewing pristine beaches of Hamptons, you can also enjoy gorgeous views and shore excursions in fascinating ports of call on mainland USA. Northern Star’s exceptional crew will see to your every need, serving delectable galley treats and perfectly mixed martinis while your guests lounge in the sun or dive into the welcoming cool of the deep blue sea.

NORTHERN STAR is the largest Hinckley sailboat and first one to be built out of composite and modern materials such as Kevlar and Carbon Fibre with traditional wooden styling. In the interior, the designers, in particular master carpenter Carl Robinson have created a pinnacle of luxury. Using rare and stunning materials such as old-growth Honduran mahogany with raised panels and high gloss finish, gleaming brass hardware, classic lighting fixtures and custom butterfly hatches they have enhanced the rich look and feel of this classic sailing yacht to create a boat with best of nautical themes. In words of the boats crew, delightful to the eye and soothing to the soul, the below deck spaces on board of NORTHERN STAR are a decorative showpiece of museum quality. One of the best advantages of this fine classic super yacht is the headway throughout which is approximately 6’8″. With four staterooms layout, including two suites, for a total of 8 guests the yacht is a perfect choice for families and groups of friends looking for a private yacht charter sailing holiday in NEW England.

When boarding this lovely yacht the guests will be impressed with her state-of-the-art hand-laid glass laminate hull and stepping aft, Northern Star’s raised teak pilothouse, located just off the cockpit is the first communal area to access. On the port side there is a U-shaped settee with a large dining table that provides 360 degree panoramic views, making this a perfect spot to enjoy most of your sailing or relaxing moments, usually with a cocktail, a freshly squeezed fruit juice or strong afternoon coffee cup in hands. Aft and to starboard there is a comfortable settee and a small storage area. Further up from the pilothouse you will find the spacious captain’s cockpit designed with a useful yacht charter guest seating area on both port and starboard, complimented with a varnished drop leaf table on centreline. As a unique location to enjoy the fabulous coastline go by, this vantage point is one of the most loved areas on NORTHERN STAR super sail yacht. Further aft, there is a separate helm-seat area with a teak rimmed wheel and sails control islands to port and starboard.  One of the best features on board is a custom designed hard top Sunbrella bimini which covers the entire cockpit providing daily protection from sun and the elements while also offering many useful and crucially secure hand holds when under sail.

The main salon and galley offer an abundance of storage lockers and cabinets as well as a full breadth of amenities including a Force 10 four-burner stove with oven and an Otsein-Hoover washing machine. To port is a large U-shaped settee with a drop-leaf dining table, all surrounded with raised panel lockers, and bookcases. In the main salon, which stretches across full width of the sailboat, you will be able to submerge yourself into a classic work of fine art with raised panel mahogany bulkheads, bookcases and exposed mahogany beams contrasting its white Herreshoff tongue and groove headliner. To port is the U-shaped settee with a drop leaf table and opposite to starboard is a gracious and seaworthy U-shaped galley to starboard. 

With NORTHERN STAR’s uniquely sculpted lines, spacious layout, and luxurious amenities on board, you are guaranteed a luxury private yacht charter holiday of a lifetime in NEW England. So if you are looking for a romantic getaway, a luxury formal pampering experience or simply an adventurous family sailing vacation with plenty of snorkelling, clamming, seal watching and indeed sailing in the New England, between Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and Rhode Island ports and Harbours or the best of all, Hamptons alongside splendid coastline of Maine or Caribbean, SY NORTHERN STAR could be the perfect choice.

Luxury Sailing Yacht HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR can accommodate up to 6+2 yacht charter guests in 4 luxuriously appointed en-suite cabins. The guests will have a total of 2 double and 1 twin with single beds at their disposal. The full beam spacious master cabin features a King size V berth, hanging locker and private en-suite with separate stall shower. There are also a comfortable settee and a writing desk on the starboard side. A VIP suite is located aft and to port of the master stateroom. This elegant suite was originally planned for the King and the Queen of Norway who went on board regularly in the past. An elegant and intimate suite, she features a large bed, plenty of storage and large en-suite with his and her sink. On the starboard side there are two twin cabins with bunk beds who share a common head and shower.
All cabins have their own individual air con and audio-video entertainment systems etc.

De-Luxe Luxury Sailing Yacht NORTHERN STAR charter prices:
NORTHERN STAR super yacht charter prices start at 23,000 US$’s per week in low season and rise to 26,450 US$’s/ week in peak season, mainly during the usual winter season in the Caribbean or New Year and Christmas holiday season. All rates are under MYBA terms and plus APA expenses. In some locations VAT can be charged on top and prices can be higher on special days such as NEW YEAR or during special events such as Antigua boat show or racing events such as the Buckets.
Special offers, negotiated deals and last minute discounts are available on request.

Luxury sailing yacht NORTHERN STAR is fully air conditioned throughout.
This is a non-smoking vessel.
NORTHERN STAR´s experienced super yacht charter crew of up to 3 including the captain Barney Latham, have a separate head and shower and companionway.
Guests may not be allowed to bring pets on-board.

Luxury Sailing Yacht TENDER:
Private charter yacht NORTHERN STAR has a 11’ super yacht tender on board with 30hp outboard

De-luxe Sailing Yacht itineraries:
Luxury Sailing Yacht HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR is usually offering de-luxe private yacht charter cruises around the breathtaking East Caribbean coastline throughout the year, mainly during the winter months. Her favourite luxury crewed yacht charter destinations are in the Virgin Islands as well as anywhere between Saint Martin and the Grenadines. One way and tandem charters in some parts of the Caribbean, including Virgin Islands, may also be offered on request. During the summer, the yacht is due to sail around Martha’s Vineyard, Nuntucket, Rhode Island and Hamptons in Maine. Please enquire !

Apart from the luxury sailing yacht NORTHERN STAR, a 76’ Hinckley historic performance sailing yacht charter boat, we at can offer a great selection of other superyachts available for luxury crewed yacht charter. These include luxury motor yachts, private sailing yachts, crewed charter yachts,luxury goolets, sailing and powercatamarans, de-luxe gullets or private mega and giga charter yachts. For a detailed quote, please fill out the following YACHT CHARTER REQUEST FORM or contact our experienced and friendly Super Yacht Charter Team.

For more information, please contact us on +44 (0) 121 285 8010


Technical data

Type: Sailing Yachts
Shipyard: Hinckley
Year built: 1993
Last refit: 2014
Length: 23.2 meter
Beam: 5.2
Draft: 2.7
Cabins: 3
Guests sleeping: 6
Guests cruising: N/A
Crew: 2
Cruising speed: 8
Max. speed: 14
Weekly Price from: 23,000.00 USD
Location: Caribbean


Luxury sailing yacht HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR
(23.1m / 75.8’) was launched by Hinckley shipyard back in 1993.  Always kept in great condition and most recently refitted in 2014, she accommodates up to 8 yacht charter guests sleeping in 1 Master suite, 1 VIP Double and 2 single cabin plus. All cabins apart from one single are en-suite and feature their own audio and visual entertainment systems. There are always at least 3 super yacht crew members on board including the captain.

This charter yacht mainly cruises at speeds of around 8kn and is normally offered for luxury crewed yacht charters within the East Caribbean or New England throughout the year. Her crew are happy to offer ONE WAY or TANDEM charters between other destinations too and on request. Thanks to her Yanmar 4LHA-DTP diesel super yacht engine totalling 1 x 200hp, during the right sea and wind conditions, she can reach maximum speeds of around 14kn. Her best features are unique traditional design with state-of-the-art facilities, historic pedigree with royal connections and fully bespoke private yacht charter and luxury crewed sailing itineraries in New England.


Private charter yacht NORTHERN STAR
can accommodate up to 8 guests in 4 en-suite cabins.

Cabin Configuration:
- 1 x Master cabin with queen double
- 1 x VIP double suite used by Norwegian Royal family
- 2 x twin cabins with two single bunk beds

There is also individual controlled air conditioning, SAT TV, iPhone dock, hair dryers, phone, and el. en-suite bathroom in each cabin.
NORTHERN STAR is fully air conditioned throughout.
Her super yacht crew of up to 3, have separate crew quarters with heads and showers and have their own companionway.

Water sports

Luxury Sailing Yacht HINCKLEY 76 - NORTHERN STAR has a good selection of water sport toys on board.

These include:
- 1 x 2m/8’ inflatable dinghy with 30hp Tohatsu engine
- 1 x 11’ / 3.5m Zodiac Mark 2 traditional clinker-built varnished rowing dinghy,
- Paddle boards
- Windsurfer, Kite Surfer, Kayaks, Canoes on request
- Waterskis, Slalom skis, donut
- Inflatable toys and beach toys
- Snorkelling gear
- Fishing gear
- Diving Tank
- Swim platform
- At the moment - Rendezvous Diving only.
- Waverunner, Jet Ski’s, FlyJetBoard, Sea Bobs and other toys may be available on request.
- Windsurf, Kayaks, SUP paddle boards, Mountain Bikes etc, may be offered on request
- Floating pools, Superyacht Water slides, Waterparks could be arranged on request
- Giant inflatable MANTA RAY
- Inflatable raft, toys and water animals, Halyard flying, Spinnaker pole swinging all on request and if available
- Cabanas, Trampolines, nets, balance beams, swings and slides or sea-rockers could be arranged on request
- Submarine and Sub Aqua Toys, SeaBobs and other similar toys may be arranged on request
- A massage therapist can be invited on board throughout the charter as well yet a guest cabin would have to be allocated.


Private charter yacht NORTHERN STAR has a good selection of entertainment facilities on board:

This includes:

- Large Plasma TV
- DVD/CD Entertainment system with MP3 input
- Wi-fi and Internet in port
- Extensive DVD / CD library
- Games and Books

- Radar
- Weatherfax
- Autopilot & GPS
- SSB Sat Phone
- VHF Cell Phone
- SSB Cellular Phone/Fax
- Wi-Fi

Charter Flights:
On request, we can arrange private charter flights to the closest airports, including New York and Miami and for all yacht charter guests on board of NORTHERN STAR yacht.

Luxury Airport transfers:
Luxury helicopter or limousine and de-luxe air-conditioned van transfers from any of the US or Caribbean airports including Orlando and Tortola, directly to the nearest bay or port for all our yacht charter guests, is available when required.



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