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(813) 223-7999

About Us

Weddings, Ceremonies & More
Yacht StarShip is a Tampa-based coastal wedding venue that helps you create a sea of memories for your special day! As America’s first Three-Diamond rated fine dining yacht and awarded Best of Weddings 2019 on Wedding Wire and The Knot, Yacht StarShip is ideal for scenic and romantic wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and bridal parties from 2 to 600 guests. Enjoy sparkling waterways while dancing the night away, as our experienced and professional Wedding Coordinators and staff make sure your day is perfect as you set sail on your next chapter as a married couple.

Facilities and Capacity
The company has four luxury yachts to choose from. Depending on the yacht, couples can host up to 600 guests in covered outdoor, uncovered outdoor and indoor areas. Their multiple wedding docks are ideal for magical wedding ceremonies by the water.

Services Offered
Yacht StarShip has a range of wedding-related services that can be customized to fit your needs. After all, for the night, you are truly captain. These professional offerings include:

  • Event planning
  • Floral design
  • Photography
  • Entertainment
  • Chairs and tables
  • Bartending
  • Catering
  • Cleanup

From a romantic sunset dinner cruise to bartending services, the team at Yacht StarShip is happy to assist with menu selection. Serving styles include plated, buffet or cocktail style. Some linens and china provided.

Other Facilities
There is a bridal suite for your bridal party to prepare in before the big day begins. Wheelchair access depnds on yacht.

Other Services
Yacht StarShip can host a variety of wedding-related celebrations on the water. These events include:

  • Bachelorette Party
  • Bridal shower
  • Engagement party
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Vow Renewal
  • Same Sex Weddings

The company has locations in Tampa and Clearwater. In Tampa, Yacht StarShip is near The Florida Aquarium and Tampa Bay History Center. Tampa International Airport is 18 minutes away. In Clearwater, the venue is near Clearwater Marine Aquarium and 35 minutes from Tampa International Airport. Yacht StarShip has docking locations in Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Sarasota and Tarpon Springs.

Shonda Sterner

4 out of 5
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  • Our experience so far has very very good. We are really looking forward to our wedding on the StarShip!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Beach, Boat/Yacht, Restaurant, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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