WheelHouse is pleased to announce a new Fleet Solutions customer, Starship Cruises of Tampa, Florida.
Implementation of WheelHouse Fleet Solutions Maintenance Software began just after Christmas.
WheelHouse maintenance software will be utilized on Starship Cruises vessels: Starship I, Starship II, and
To learn more about WheelHouse Fleet Solutions Maintenance Software click HERE. (link should be to:
About Starship Cruises:
America's first three diamond rated dining yacht by AAA.
Troy Manthey took the helm of the 180-foot, $8-million luxury dining vessel, Yacht Starship, shortly after
its construction in 2000 in Biloxi, Mississippi. Manthey discovered Tampa in January 2001 when
organizers of Super Bowl XXX chartered the world-class Yacht StarShip for the annual Gasparilla
Invasion/ Celebration. Shortly afterward, he permanently relocated the Yacht StarShip to Tampa Bay’s
vibrant Channelside entertainment district in downtown Tampa. In May 2007, Yacht Starship opened its
2nd location in Clearwater Beach with the Yacht Starship II and has subsequently added Yacht Starship III
(2014) and Yacht Starship IV (2016). In 2009 Mr. Manthey became the sole owner of Yacht Starship
Dining Cruises, LLC, which employees 125 people. Most recently, February 2016, Yacht Starship opened
Pirate Water Taxi, LLC a new 7-day a week scheduled water taxi service with 16 stops and (4) vessels in
Since 2001, Manthey has developed deep roots in Tampa Bay’s civic and business communities. He is the founder of the Tampa Attractions Association and Chairman of Friends of the Riverwalk. He is a Leadership Tampa graduate 2003 who also serves on the Board of Directors (Treasurer) for Visit Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County Hotel Motel Association, S.S. American Victory Museum Ship, Port of Tampa Maritime Industries Association and Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Pinellas Chapter. The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce awarded Yacht StarShip Dining Cruises the 2016 Small Business of the Year in the 51-250 Employee category.