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1984 Palatka Shipbuilding Custom



Marina del Rey, United States
  • 6 Staterooms


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Northrop and Johnson. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

  • Last updated Apr 12th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Expedition Yacht
Model: Custom
Model Year: 1984
Year Refit: 2008


Cabins: 6
Crew Sleeps: 7
Sleeps: 12

Hull Information

Hull Material: Steel


Length: 143 ' (43.67M)
Draft: 6' (1.824M)
Beam: 25' 5" (7M)


Cruising Speed: 10 Knots
Fuel Capacity: 11526 G. 47696 L.
Water Capacity: 2438 G. 8300 L.
Holding Tank: 11526 G. 0 L.


Accommodations / Walkthrough

LEIGHTSTAR features beautifully designed decks for exquisite indoor/outdoor living. She offers guest accommodations for up to twelve guests and seven crew, with six guest staterooms and four crew cabins.

She is very spacious to ensure a luxury experience.

Master Stateroom

  • Full beam
  • King bed 
  • Jacuzzi tub
  • Dual sinks

VIP Stateroom

  • Queen bed
  • Ensuite head 
  • Steam shower

Guest Staterooms

Port Forward:

  • Queen Bed 
  • Ensuite Head

Port Aft:

  • Queen Bed 
  • Ensuite Head

Starboard Forward:

  • Queen Bed 
  • Ensuite Head

Starboard Aft:

  • (2) Twins
  • Ensuite Head

Captain's Quarters

  • Full bed
  • Ensuite bath

Crew Quarters

  • (3) Bunk rooms with (2) twin beds each
  • (2) Heads and showers

Laundry Equipment

  • (2) Washers
  • (2) Dryers


  • Standard Horizon Quantum model VHF
  • Furuno radar 72 mile
  • Furuno radar 48 mile
  • Furuno GPS/WAAS Navigator GPS
  • Chart plotter computer with electronic charts
  • Simrad Robertson automatic autopilot
  • Furuno depth sounder with color video sounder
  • Furuno satellite compass
  • (2) Compact Design navigation computers with monitors and keyboards

Entertainment System

  • (15) High-definition DirecTV satellite televisions
  • Panasonic worldwide cellular/satellite phone
  • iPod integration
  • Speakercraft ship-wide stereo

Engine and Mechanical Equipment

  • Naiad hydraulic anti-roll stabilizer system
  • American bow thruster
  • Air conditioning with heating
  • (3) Hubbell 115 electric hot water tanks; 80 gallons each
  • (6) Rule 2000 GPH 24V bilge pumps with automatic float switches
  • Dayton 3hp 230V AC bilge pumps
  • Dayton 208V AC/230V AC 9hp fuel
  • Mechanical fuel and air shut off controls for both engines
  • Fuel system is fitted with “Alfa Laval”
  • Low oil pressure alarm and coolant overheat warning audible at helm station
  • Triple Racor fuel and water filter separators for main engines mounted in engine room forward of port and starboard engines
  • RA Telcom 12V 15amp automatic battery charger mounted on electrical switch board panel in engine room

Electrical Equipment

  • 24 Volt System
  • (10) Gel-cell 12V 8D house batteries
  • (4) Gel-cell 12V 8D engine batteries
  • (3) Gel-cell 12V Group 27 Generator engine batteries
  • RATELCO 12V 15amp automatic battery charger
  • (3) Northern Lights generators, all with 12V belt driven alternators; 90k, 74kw, 40kw
  • Port, starboard and aft generator engines fitted with single Racor fuel filters/water separators mounted on steel stanchions adjacent to generator sets
  • 3-phase 208 volt converts to 250v
  • (2) 100amp AC shore power inlets
  • 90' 100amp 250V AC shore power cord
  • SeaTel antenna unit; model #DAC 2200 
  • Tripp Lite surge suppressor
  • (5) Vapor battery selector rotary switches; (1) for each main engine and (1) for each generator engine
  • Main breaker fitted on circuit breaker panel
  • Individual switch branch breakers located in main AC panel in aft engine room
  • 120V AC Ammeter and voltmeter on 120V AC breaker panel board
  • All Sea Power Transformer

Deck and Hull

  • (2) Anchors
  • 700' and 400' Anchor Chain & Rode
  • Davit/Cranes
  • Accommodation Ladders
  • Spotlights

Flybridge and Sky Deck

  • Jacuzzi
  • BBQ 
  • Bar
  • Helipad


  • (2) Fishing chairs
  • Access to swim platform

Safety Equipment

  • (25) Type I USCG approved personal flotation devices
  • (5) Jim-Buoy 30" ring buoys
  • (14) 16# Dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • (3) Fire hydrants with fire hoses and nozzles on each deck.
  • (2) 24V searchlights
  • Simon system smoke alarms in each room
  • Bilge alarms and pumps
  • Backup steering pump
  • Air horn
  • Air bell
  • Sidelights
  • Mast head light
  • Stern light
  • Anchor lights
  • (2) Zodiac 20-person canister survival rafts with rations
  • ACR 406 MHz satellite EPIRB


LEIGHTSTAR has been captain maintained since new. With her helicopter pad and 14-person jacuzzi, she is easily enjoyed.


Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.

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