Starfish 8

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2002 Starfish 8, designed by Hugh Easton and fitted out in 2003 as an angling / fishing boat by Corvette Marine in Norfolk. Up until being purchased by its current owner in 2016, this versatile semi-displacement charter boat, based on the traditional Essex fishing boat, was being commercially operated with a licence to carry 8 persons. Comprehensive specification / inventory includes 225 hp Perkins Sabre 6-cylinder diesel engine (2007), electric anchor capstan / pot hauler, chartplotter, fishfinder, autopilot, DSC VHF radio, searchlight, radar reflector, beaching legs and life raft etc. A major engine service / overhaul, including new heat exchanger, exhaust outlet and turbo charger, is in the process of being carried out and will be included as part of the package.




  • Diesel (2 x s/s tanks): 80 Gal (364 Lt)    
  • Fresh water (approximate): 10 Gal (45 Lt)

Mechanical and electrical

  • 225 hp Perkins Sabre 225TI/32 6-cylinder diesel engine (2007) with ZF-Hurth reverse reduction gear box gives 16 knots maximum speed (12 knots cruising)
  • Full engine instrumentation and single lever control
  • Hydraulic steering with skeg hung rudder
  • 12 volt DC electrical system (3 batteries) with isolator switches charged by engine alternator and solar panel mounted on pilothouse roof
  • Quick electric anchor capstan / pot hauler
  • Windscreen wipers (2)
  • Overhead cockpit light
  • Horn
  • Pressurised hot & cold fresh water system (calorifier)
  • Deck wash
  • Automatic electric bilge pumps (2)
  • Pilot gas alarm
  • Sony stereo radio / CD player with Bluetooth and pilothouse / cockpit speakers
  • Automatic fire extinguisher in engine compartment 

Navigation equipment

  • Raymarine chartplotter (2016)
  • Raymarine fishfinder (2016)
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC VHF radio with cockpit speaker
  • Autohelm ST3000 autopilot
  • Echomax radar reflector
  • Plastimo compass
  • Plastimo barometer
  • Navigation lights including remote controlled searchlight


  • Forward heads compartment with relatively new Jabsco marine toilet
  • Good sized pilothouse with helm seat / console to port and sliding opening windows on either side
  • Passenger seat (occasional single berth) opposite
  • Small galley unit aft with s/s sink, provision for portable gas hob and folding worktop
  • Sliding door to well protected self-draining cockpit (4.30 M x 2.60 M) with access to forward side decks and large bait preparation / fish filleting table aft
  • Good access to engine compartment via raised hatch (2.00 M  x 0.96 M x 0.32 M)
  • Ample stowage throughout boat


  • Sea-Safe 8 man Solas B canister life raft mounted in s/s bracket on pilothouse roof with hydrostatic release
  • 3 lifebelts (2 with lights)
  • Trem Security Rope
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Manual fire extinguisher
  • Fire blanket
  • Hi/lo auxiliary outboard motor bracket on transom
  • S/s pulpit and cockpit handrails
  • Outboard motor storage bracket on aft cockpit handrail
  • Telescopic beaching legs (The Yacht Leg Company)
  • Transom mounted boarding platform and folding s/s telescopic ladder
  • Fishing rod storage holders (12)
  • Delta anchor with chain and warp
  • Warps and fenders
  • Boat hook

In this case we are acting as Brokers only. The Owner is not selling in the course of a business. Whilst every care has been taken in their preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed. The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.  A prospective Purchaser is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate at his own expense to employ a qualified Marine Surveyor to carry out a survey and/or to have an engine trial conducted which if conducted by us shall not imply any liability for such engine on our part.

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General Information

New or used




Length overall (m)
Beam (m)
Draft (m)


1 x Perkins Sabre 225TI/32
Drive Type

About The Seller

Lovell Yachts

Castle Emplacement

St Peter Port


United Kingdom

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