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Starlight 39

Starlight 39

£52,900 VAT paid

Built: 1990
Currently lying: Suffolk Yacht Harbour, Ipswich, UK - United Kingdom

This listing contains some provisional information: details may change

Mystic Tide is one of the earlier 39s but carefully maintained and in splendid condition.
She has the reliable Ford Mermaid 59hp engine, including 3 recent batteries, with 3-blade folding prop.
Rig includes a stylish white mast and boom, professionally repainted and standing rig replaced 2011.
Sails are good with One Sail mainsail (2017), no.1 genoa by Ratsey & Lapthorn (lightly used) and a tri-radial spinnaker/snuffer (good condition).
Electronics are Raymarine with an upgraded ST 6000 auto pilot, and repeaters.
Exterior all in good condition with replacement cockpit seating (2011) and hull bottom epoxied.
Self-tail winches and recent canvas work all contribute to a well presented Starlight 39, ready to go in all respects.

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Owner comments - Great boat and a real fast cruiser. We bought the boat when we had three children. All items have been resolved by SYH yard or Foxes in Ipswich. Now only used for cruising the East coast; in the past we travelled to France, Belgium and Holland.
A very sea kindly boat.


LWL: 31.3 ft
Length on deck: 39.1
LOA: 39 ft
Actual L.O.A: 40.4 ft
Beam: 12.5 ft
Draft (fixed): 5.25 ft
Displacement: 7.9 tonnes
Water capacity: 263 l
Fuel capacity: 182 l
Ballast: 3.31 tonnes


Engine battery: 1 qty 95 (Aug 2017)
Domestic battery: 2 qty 95 (Aug 2017)
Battery charger
Shorepower system: with 240v ring main
CD player/radio: by Sony
12v system
Digital voltmeter to 2 decimal places

Rig and sails

Mainsail: by One Sail (2017) with slab reefing
No.1 genoa: by Ratsey and Laphorn - first used in 2016
Spinnaker: seldom used - with snuffer
Standing rigging: replaced 2011
Genoa furling: Furlex (circa 2007)
Backstay adjuster: hydraulic
Spinnaker pole
Sail controls: all led aft


Jacobs winter cradle


Engine: Ford Mermaid 56hp fresh water cooled
Propeller(s): folding 3-blade
Engine professionally serviced annually
Valve timing belt replaced every 500hrs
Heat exchanger replaced circa 2008

Navigation equipment

Depth sounder: by Raymarine i50 (2018)
Wind instruments: by Raymarine i60 (2018)
Autopilot: ST 6000 with repeater
GPS: Garmin 850
VHF radio: Raymarine Ray70 with GPS and AIS
Electronic chartplotter: by Raymarine oS series Hybrid Touch
Speed/log: by Raymarine i50 (2018)
Navtex: Nav 4
Radar reflector
Yeoman chartplotter

Safety equipment

Bilge pump: automatic and manual
Fire extinguisher(s): 3 qty (2007)
Horseshoe lifebuoy
Warps: 6 qty
Fenders: 6 qty
Fire blanket


Superstructure colour: white
Hull colour: white
Deck colour: white
Deck construction: grp
Steering: wheel
Hull construction: grp
Keel construction: wing (lead)
Superstructure construction: grp

Deck gear

Bow anchor: 35kg plough with 120ft chain
Clutches: 10 qty Spinlock
Transom boarding ladder
Boarding gates: in guardwires each side
Mainsail cover: in blue (2012)
Sprayhood: in blue (2017)
Primary winches: 2 qty Lewmar ST53
Secondary winches: 2 qty Lewmar 40
Coachroof winches: 2 qty Lewmar ST43
Power windlass: Lofrans
Cockpit teak seating replaced 2011


Cooker: Plastimo Atlantic oven with 2 burners and grill including bum strap
Fridge: Waeco (2013)
Insulated cool box
Heating: Eberspacher with outlets in saloon and stern cabin
Number of berths: 7/8
Number of heads: 2 - both with showers
Toilets: 2 qty by Jabsco (2014)
Barometer and clock: including inclinometer
Tableware: for 6 persons
Cutlery: for 6 persons
Upholstery: grey - in good condition
Electric kettle (for use with shore power only)

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