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1987 Burger Motoryacht

** SOLD **

  • $1,250,000 USD
  • Used
  • Motor Yachts
  • 1987
  • Burger
  • Motoryacht
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US
  • Power
  • 87ft / 26.52 m
  • 20ft 6in / 6.25 m
  • Diesel
  • Aluminum
  • 2011-05-31
  • 2013-05-04
  • 1546679







Finished as only Burger can do BLUE STAR's salon is African Anigre, a light toned hardwood with dark teak toned solid wood accents that combine for a beautiful classic look that is highlighted by fresh neutral carpeting and furnishings. The salon has a marble top serving center on the starboard side opposite the sofa, captain’s chair and leather ottoman. A four place table and chairs are forward with the complete electronics entertainment center on the forward bulkhead. There is a spiral stair case to the staterooms forward of the marble bar.

Salon is accessed from the aft deck by a double sliding door aft, two side boarding doors one port side forward and the other starboard side forward.

Raised pilothouse is forward of the salon, accessed by both port or starboard entryways.  The bridge stairs are on the port side of the pilothouse.

Forward of the pilothouse in a private dining room with glass top table and chairs for six.  Storage for formal dish and glassware is against the aft bulkhead of the dining room.  There is an antique buffet between the two dish storage cupboards.

Galley is forward of the dining room and there is a watertight crew door on the starboard side to assure privacy.

Crew quarters and engine room access are down a starboard side stairwell forward of the galley.

Staterooms are accessed from the spiral stairs in the salon. There are three private staterooms each with its own marble head and stall shower. The stateroom level is done in Butternut custom woodwork that is a beautifully light colored wood that is "butter color", just gorgeous. Master stateroom is aft with two guest staterooms forward one to port and one to starboard.

Salon is entered through twin sliding doors aft or port and starboard mid-ships doors. The finish is African Anigre wood, light and airy. Trim solids are finished dark teak and offer beautiful accents to the to the Anigre.

Port side of the salon has a large chair and comfortable couch. Starboard side has a marble topped hide away glass storage rack.

Forward in the salon is a round four place table with complete electronics entertainment center located in the forward bulk head. Colors are neutral as is the carpet. Spiral stairwell to staterooms is on the starboard side, forward of the marble entertainment center.

All fabrics, carpet, drapes are fresh and spotless.

BLUE STAR has three generous staterooms each complete with its own head. They are accessed by a spiral stairwell off the salon area.

The master stateroom is aft. It is magnificently paneled in Butternut wood and featurescurved bulkheads that have no hardware showing. It's a phenomenal look and work of the highest caliber. There is a King sized berth, centerline, with ample storage in walk in closet, drawers and cupboards. The master head is forward in the stateroom on the port side. It is marble & tile with complete privacy.

Forward of the Master stateroom through a companionway are the guest staterooms.

On the port side the guest stateroom is done in cloudy grey mica finish with an offset queen size berth, large hanging locker and plenty of drawers and cupboards. There are TV, AC controls, and ventilation through screened opening ports. The guest head is private, located aft of the stateroom. It has a stall shower, is marble & tile and accessed from the stateroom.  The second guest stateroom on the starboard side. It features butternut wood finish, generous twin berths, drawers and a hanging locker. TV, AC controls and port light ventilation.  The head is aft entered from the stateroom with separate shower stall. All staterooms offer ultimate privacy for owners and guests.

Crew Quarters
Accessed from the starboard side forward of the galley, there is a private, water tight side door for crew privacy from the deck to the stairwell down to the crew's quarters. Two cabins, separate toilet and showers plus a forward relaxation area offer plenty of room for three. Complete renovation in 2006; flatscreen TV, DVD/Sat TV & AC controls, table and benches.

BLUE STAR's galley is on the main level forward of the private dining area. It is a U-shape with generous counter & storage space. New for the 2008 season are the appliances, the counters, the sink and faucets.

The galley has large windows port and starboard and a full complement of proper equipment plus a private door to the deck on the starboard side for crew access.

Electronics/Pilot house
Pilot house is accessed from port or starboard companionways, is raised 3 steps with 270 degree visibility. The double wide helm seat is raised and offers excellent sight lines forward. Sole is teak & holly and gorgeous. The stairs to the flybridge are on the port side of the pilot house. All electronics are integral to the helm station and professionally installed.

Teak decks in excellent condition all around, they are the best natural non-skid available and look beautiful! Full walk around that make moving fore and aft very easy even with lines, fenders and other docking aids.

Wing doors at the port and starboard stern make the aft deck a private sanctuary when wanted. The starboard side stern gate opens to a spiral staircase to the elongated swim platform w/removable SS rails. An excellent area for handling lines, fenders and the tender.

The fore deck on BLUE STAR has two large deck boxes build by Burger plus a foredeck seat that offers an excellent seating area forward that still affords great visibility of the passing scenery. This is a real special area when compared to the higher freeboards of other yachts where the views are blocked.

Varnished teak caprail plus handrails run the full length port and starboard sides, absolutely gorgeous!

Electrical Equipment
Shore power connections are aft as well as amidship on both port and starboard sides.

All outside power comes in the main electrical system through an isolation transformer to insure that the shore power ground remains separate from the yachts system.

Engine & Mechanical Equipment
The engine room is aft of the crew quarters with full standing headroom. the MTU diesel engines are surrounded by all the desirable equipment. The condition of this area reflects the deep commitment to reliability and safety to the owner, crew and builder.


Main Engines

Engine Type:

(2) MTU 8V396-TB93 @ 1250 hp ea

Engine Hours:

As of 17 Mar 11:  Port 4,500; Stbd 4,500

Generators & Electricity


220 Volt AC electrical system
12 volt/24 volt DC electrical system


(1) Northern Lights 50 KW generator
(1) Northern Lights 75 KW generator

Generator Hours:

As of 17 Mar 11:  50 KW: 5,780 hrs.;
75 KW: 9,972 hrs.

Shore Power:

100 amp dockside electrical cables


Main Engine Starting:

2-Charles 50amp battery chargers
1-Sentry 60amp battery charger

Air Conditioning:


(2) Cruis-Air 5 ton reverse cycle chillers

Other Machinery


Naiad Stabilizers w/9' square fins

Bow Thruster:

Wesmar 50 hp bow thruster (1998)

Steering System:

Jastram Hydraulic steering w/24volt backup

Fuel Separator

Alpha Laval fuel centrifuge

Lube Oil Capacity

40 US Gallons

Waste Oil Capacity

40 US Gallons


Nutone central vac system




Icom M-602 VHF

Cell Phone System:

Sea-Tel Wave Cell 3000 Sat-Phone


Panasonic Innercom system throughout vessel (2006)



Furuno Color radar w/ alarm 72 mile, FCR 1411

Magnetic Compass:

Plath compass

Depth Sounder:

Datamarine depth indicator
B&G Depth sounder


Northstar 6000 I GPS plotter, radar, 2006
Raymarine ST-60 GPS + speed

Weather FAX:

XM Sat Weather

Ships Computer:

Toshiba laptop/Nobel-Tec VNS,
Visual Navigaiton Sweep
HP 7410 Printer, scanner, copier, fax w/IBM Thinkpad (2006)

Laser Plotter:

NorthStar 6000i Plotter/radar

Wind/Speed Log:

B&G Speed & depth sounder


Cooking Equipment:

Whirlpool cook top four burner w/oven
Whirlpool microwave built-in


SubZero full size frig/freezer w/ice maker
Under counter wine chiller


Kitchen Aid dishwasher


Double sink w/single lever Grohe faucet/sprayer


Laundry Equip:

Bosch Clothes Washer
Bosch Clothes Dryer


Novurania 17' RIB w/Yamaha 115 4 stroke (2007)


Anchor Windlass:

Lofrans hydraulic anchor windlass

Aft Warping Capstans:

Ideal aft deck snubbing windlass


2-70 kg Poole anchors w/ chain


MarQuipt 2500 Davit



Remote camera controls & monitor, Tote-Vision (2007)


Fire Control System:

Automatic and manual Halon system


Honeywell fire security system


Life Rafts:

8-Person Avon liferaft


2-Carlisle & Finch spotlights
2-Sets Kahlenberg triple horns


 Owner’s personal effects and art work. 


BLUE STAR a beautiful example of a well maintained Burger Yacht that has been kept in immaculate condition.  A classic Hargrave design that offers excellent sea keeping ability, good speed, great style and elegant, tasteful, yet classic decor.

Complete with a generous salon, raised pilothouse helm station with bridge stairs, private dining room for 8 and modern galley. Both engine room and crew quarters are midships while the three staterooms are located aft and accessed from a curved staircase off the salon.

Four bulkheads separate the vessel into five compartments; forepeak/chain locker, crew quarters, engine room, aft staterooms and lazarette. TRADES WELCOME! OFFERS EXPECTED, owner has next vessel!


The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

For Sale By Worth Avenue Yachts

150 Worth Avenue Suite 136
Palm Beach, Florida, 33480