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Bavaria 38 - Elizabeth Star

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
- William Arthur Ward

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This Bavaria yacht is the perfect choice for Solent Yacht Charter

Elizabeth Star is a beautiful 2008 Bavaria 38 and is perfect choice for bareboat and skippered charter in the Solent as well as for sailing along the South Coast of England, Channels Islands and Northern France. This 2008 Bavaria 38 is a favourite with charterers and RYA sailing school students. Fully equipped to provide you with all the comfort and luxury you would expect from one of the Solent’s premier charter companies it easily adapts to sleep up to 8 in 3 double cabins and 2 saloon single side berths. Easily sailed by 2 people yet spacious enough to accommodate 8 in its spacious interior with a huge saloon for a boat of this size. Coded for 8 in accordance with the MCA code of practice to operate within 60 miles of a safe haven. This boat is well equipped with lazy jacks, sprayhood, cockpit table and Raymarine colour chartplotter.

We operate all year round 

  • All boats come with a full tank of fuel, you only pay for what you use
  • You can join the boat on Sunday evening for Monday to Friday charters and handback by 4pm on Friday afternoon enabling you to gain almost a whole extra day when compared to some other charter companies
  • Free gas
  • Free electricity credit Gosport Marina
  • Carparking is set to £3 per day in the secure parking space at Gosport Marina for the duration of your charter
  • Discounted secure parking for extra cars (free public parking nearby)

Bavaria 38 Layout

PricesHigh SeasonMid SeasonLow Season
Week£1995.00£ 1695.00£ 1395.00
Mid Week£ 1175.00£ 945.00£ 845.00
Weekend£ 1175.00£ 945.00£ 845.00
Day Sail£575.00£ 455.00£ 415.00
Extra Day£ 325.00£ 275.00£ 225.00
Outboard Hire £50.00 per per week / weekendSpinnaker Hire £50.00 per day - £200.00 per weekWaterproofs Hire - £7.50 per day - £30.00 per weekSleeping bag Hire - £10.00
Weekend single day - 80% of weekend priceMidweek 2 day charter - 80% of 5 day price. 3 day charter or more, 5 day priceRacing including Round the Island Race + 100% to include race insurance and spinnaker hireRYA Instructor - from £275.00 per day

Low Season November to March | Mid Season April and October | High Season May to September | Easter – Mid Season | Spring Bank Holiday – High Season

Bavaria 38   
2m (Fin Keel)
Operating areaMCA Cat 2 - up to 60 miles from safe havenNavigational Equipment Chart plotter on the helm,


CanvasSingle line reefing in main
Furling genoa
Cooking2 ring gas hob and oven. Microwave.

Thanks from the whole crew – great boat and great weekend!


I’ve chartered with Commodore a number of times now, and every time Stuart and Karen have been excellent!

Agne – March 2016 (Reviewed through Trip Adviser)

We can offer you the following discounts off your yacht charter:

Previous Commodore Yachting customer                             5%

2 or more boats booked in a calender year                         10%

Charter booked 6 months ahead                                         5%

Maximum discount 10%

Qualifications required to charter this yacht

You will need a Day Skipper, ICC or at least three years experience on a yacht of this size. If you do not have these qualifications please contact us as on some occasions we are able to waive these requirements based on your experience.