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Charter yacht LEIGHT STAR makes Netflix debut on Inventing Anna

By Steph Loseby   4 March 2022

The luxury 44m (144ft) superyacht LEIGHT STAR has wowed audiences in her debut appearance on the thrilling docudrama Inventing Anna, which has already proven a huge hit after ranking number one on Netflix’s top 10 ‘most-watched TV and film series'.

Inspired by a true story, the show follows Anna Sorokin, a Russian fraudster who fools New York's elite by posing as socialite Anna Delvey, a German heiress immaculately dressed in Balenciaga and Chanel, dripping in designer jewelry, handbags and expensive sunglasses.

Anna Delvey on board Caprilla Yacht, also known as Leight Star

A number of scenes take place on board the luxury yacht LEIGHT STAR, which has been renamed ‘Caprilla’ for her debut in this gripping nine-episode drama. 

Anna Delvey climbing aboard Leight Star in hit Netflix show Inventing Anna
Anna Delvey aboard superyacht Leight Star in Balearic Island Ibiza
Two beautiful girls aboard superyacht Leight Star, Anna Delvey talking to her friend whilst cruising around Ibiza

These scenes are set around the beautiful Balearic island of Ibiza, providing the perfect cruising grounds for Anna and her friends to wine and dine, and – most importantly for the fake heiress – close business deals.

The real star of the show

Superyacht LEIGHT STAR is an elegant 44m motor yacht, originally built in 1984, with a further refit in 2009. Boasting a beautiful exterior and interior design by Douglas Sharp, the vessel offers flexible accommodation for up to 12 guests in 6 cabins, along with a wealth of convivial spaces primed for relaxation and entertainment.

Superyacht rental Leight star gliding through the water
The deck aboard superyacht rental leight star, beautiful jacuzzi and hot tub area for guests to enjoy
Gorgeous sun deck where guests on a superyacht charter can relax in the sunshine

The superyacht is often chartered by big brands, including the well-known fashion house GUESS, as well as featuring in numerous movies, music videos and advertising campaigns. Her base port is in the prestigious Marina Del Rey, near to Los Angeles, making her a prime choice for screen debuts.

How much does she cost to charter?

She currently has an asking price of $122,000 for a 7-day charter, although she is also available for day and weekend charters.


The motor yacht belongs to Howard Leight, founder of Malibu Rocky Oaks winery and Howard Leight Industries. The Leight family originally bought the yacht as they were looking for an ideal place to park their helicopters.

As a pilot himself, Howard wanted to avoid landing in airports when doing business so he utilized the yacht as his helipad. Leight’s father purchased the yacht in 1996, with the vessel undergoing a complete refit in 2009, transforming it into a modern chic vessel, perfect for luxury yacht charter vacations

Why charter a superyacht?

A crewed superyacht offers privacy, exclusivity and above all, a luxurious way to discover some of the world’s most beautiful destinations. Every superyacht boasts an array of amenities that make your vacation all the more lavish and unique. 

LEIGHT STAR provides an array of stylish amenities including a large steam room, an observation lounge and a well-equipped gym so that you can keep up with your fitness routine while at sea.

The sun deck is an opulent area that is perfect for an afternoon of sunbathing, sipping refreshing cocktails and enjoying a dip in the Jacuzzi.

Looking to rent a luxury yacht in Ibiza?

Situated among the three main islands of the Balearics including Mallorca and Menorca, Ibiza is promised to be one of the most dazzling islands to visit in the Mediterranean.

Offering gorgeous secluded bays best reached by luxury yacht, clear warm waters and spectacular views, the island is not one to miss. With 200km of coastline to explore, there are ample opportunities for swimming, socializing and relaxing on this luscious island.

Beautiful Cala d'Hort beach, the perfect anchorage.Mesmerizing Ibiza town at night with gorgeous lights reflecting on the water's surface.
One of many magical sunsets in Ibiza

To find out more about chartering in the region, check out our Ibiza yacht charter guide for more information. For some inspiration, check out our sample itineraries handpicked by experts with in-depth knowledge of the region.

If you’d like to learn more about chartering motor yacht LEIGHT STAR, please contact a recommended yacht charter broker.

If you are interested in a yachting vacation in the waters surrounding Ibiza, take a look at all luxury yachts available to rent in the Balearics.

LeightStar 44m Palatka Shipbuilding Inc. 1984 from $122,000 per week + expenses

Instagram credits: @inventinganna


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