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Name: Dark Star
Current Price: $219,000
Year: 1997
Engine Model: 3176 B
Length: 50 ft
Gross Weight: 40,000 lb
Hull Material: Fiberglass
State: FL
Draft: 4.17 ft
Fuel Capacity: 600 Gallons
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Manufacturer: Caterpillar
Beam: 14.75 ft
Max Speed: 28 kn
City: Palm Beach
Country: US

1997 Ferretti Yachts 50 Motor Yacht Vessel Overview

The 50’ FERRETTI MOTOR YACHT DARK STAR yacht sleeps features 3 staterooms and has 2 heads with showers. There is a lower helm as well as upper helm with full electronics package, the flybridge bimini folds down if desired and has a full enclosure. Layout pads forward on the bow and in flybridge provide plenty of sunbathing opportunities.

The salon area of the 50' FERRETTI MOTOR YACHT DARK STAR opens directly into the cockpit with a door that slides open and the aft window that folds up creating a spacious entertaining area.

She has a deep-V hull with underwater exhausts, fully integrated swim platform designed to stow an inflatable or jet ski. Her layout consists of three staterooms, galley down, wide-open deckhouse with a four-person dinette opposite the lower helm.

Highlights of the 50 FERRETTI MOTOR YACHT DARK STAR include:

  • Bow thruster
  • Raymarine touchscreen hybrid electronics
  • 2020 New water heater
  • 2017 Fusion sound system
  • 2017 Chilled water AirCon/Heat system replaced (all new compressors, all new air handlers, and all-new displays)
  • 2017 window tint was completed
  • 2017 new headliner and wall liners replaced
  • Cockpit camera and engine room camera
  • Washing machine and separate dryer
  • Spare Props stored in spacious lazarette


From the cockpit, you can enter straight into the salon, where you will find a leather sofa to port, and an entertainment center to starboard. The salon features beautiful woodwork and granite countertops and is air-conditioned throughout.

The galley is down to starboard and is equipped with everything you need to feed a hungry crew.

Moving forward there is a raised dinette to starboard where you can enjoy dinner while looking out over the harbor.

Opposite to port is an inside helm with all the equipment required to operate the vessel including a bow thruster, engine controls, and hybrid touchscreen displays. Beside the helm, there are stairs leading up to a hatch to the flybridge.

Down a few steps forward takes you to the sleeping accommodations where you have a master stateroom forward with a private head, and two twin-berth staterooms to port and starboard that share another head.


  • Starboard settee/dinette opposite to helm station
  • Salon window curtains
  • Port settee with Hi-Lo table
  • Aft bulkhead S.S. sliding door & opening window
  • U-shaped settee with storage underneath
  • Custom dimmer switch system for salon lighting
  • Samsung 30” flatscreen TV
  • Venetian blinds at salon door & aft bulkhead
  • Fusion Soundsystem
  • Icemaker
  • S.S. framed windows

Galley / Laundry

  • Granite countertop
  • Central vacuum system
  • 3 burner Princess electric stove, custom cutting board over top
  • 2 S.S. bowl sinks
  • Garbage disposal
  • Water heater
  • Storage drawers and cabinets
  • GE convection microwave
  • U-Line refrigerator

Master Stateroom And Head

  • Queen berth with drawers underneath
  • (2) hanging lockers w/mirrors on doors
  • Mirrored headboard
  • Drawer and cabinet storage
  • Curtains
  • S.S. port lights
  • Overhead lockers
  • Nightstands with reading lights
  • Deck hatch with privacy cover
  • Hidden safe

Master Head

  • Electric head
  • Curtains
  • Mirror
  • Towel Bar
  • S.S. portlights
  • Shower with Plexi enclosure
  • Marble countertop

Guest Staterooms and Head


  • Twin side by side beds
  • Mirrors
  • Lockers
  • S.S. port lights
  • Overhead lockers
  • Curtains


  • Twin side by side beds
  • Mirrors
  • Lockers
  • S.S. port lights
  • Overhead lockers
  • Curtains

Guest Head

  • 2018 replaced electric head
  • Curtains
  • Mirror
  • Towel bar
  • S.S. portlights
  • Shower with Plexi enclosure
  • Marble countertop

Lower Helm and Electronics

  • 2- Raymarine E140 hybrid touchscreen multifunctional units
  • Raymarine ST70 autopilot
  • Raymarine vhf radio
  • Raymarine HD open array radar
  • Integrated Sirius marine weather receiver
  • Bow thruster
  • Ritchie compass
  • Searchlight with 2 remote controls
  • Custom designed helm console
  • Fusion soundsystem
  • Breaker panel

Flybridge And Electronics

  • Raymarine E120 hybrid touchscreen multifunctional unit
  • Autopilot integrated with E120
  • Raymarine HD open array radar
  • 2019 NEW Icom M330 VHF radio
  • Bow thruster
  • Custom-built flybridge drop-in S.S. refrigerator
  • Sunbathing cushions
  • Helm bench seat for 2
  • L-shaped lounge with cushions & storage underneath
  • Bimini top that folds back
  • Full 4-sided enclosure that is removable
  • Pop-up electronics box to protect units
  • Engine gauges

Electrical System

  • 110V electric outlets throughout
  • Automatic battery charger
  • 220V AC electrical system
  • 12V 24 V DC electrical system
  • Kohler 13 Kw generator with 1800 hours
  • 24V halogen lighting system
  • Battery parallel switch
  • Glendinning Cablemaster with 50 amp electrical cable
  • Batteries

Deck And Hull Equipment


Freshwater outlets; Chain locker with access hatch, Winch controls, Chocks for mooring lines, Sunbathing cushions

  • Anchor locker with freshwater washdown
  • Cockpit folding table
  • Cockpit lights & navigation lights
  • Electric windlass with controls on foredeck/lower helm/flybridge
  • Front & side windshield covers
  • Shower with hot/cold water at transom
  • Marquipt ladder with 4 steps
  • Aft cockpit utility room under aft lounge with Miele Washer & Dryer
  • Stern seats with storage
  • Custom aft boarding gates in side rail with sea stairs/ladder mounts
  • Forward deck sun pads

Engine Room / Mechanical

  • Twin Caterpillar 3176 600hp engines with 1550hrs
  • (2) Electric blower for engine room
  • Racor fuel filters for engines & generator
  • Vetus bow thruster
  • Trim tabs
  • Engine controls
  • Underwater exhaust system
  • Engine synchronizers
  • Airseps on main engines
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning
  • Fuel shut-off valve
  • Engine hour meters
  • Bilge pumps
  • Fire control system
  • Water filtration system

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