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Pulsar Skate

Craft: Modified Baudo-class Star Yacht
Type: Star Yacht
Length: 37.5 Meters
Weapons: 1 Laser Cannon Turret
Crew: 1
Top Speed: 70 MGLT
Troop Capacity: 8
Cargo Capacity: 35 Metric Tons
Passengers: 8

The Pulsar Skate was a modified Baudo-class star yacht owned by Booster Terrik.

Terrik presumably acquired the Pulsar Skate at some point 19 years before the Battle of Yavin, when he was using a stolen freighter named the Starwayman. He named his new ship after a sea creature it resembled, and used it in his spice-smuggling operations. 

One recurring port of call for the Pulsar Skate in these early days was the Gus Treta space station in the Corellian sector, where Terrik's friends Jagged and Zena Antilles operated the refueling depot. 6 years before the Battle of Yavin, their fifteen-year-old son Wedge replaced the ship's starboard fusion engine. 

The next year, the Pulsar Skate was once again at Gus Treta, when Loka Hask and his Bonestar Pirates destroyed the refueling depot, killing Wedge's parents. Booster maneuvered the ship clear, while his co-pilot, Polipe, kept the boy restrained on the flight deck. 

After Booster was arrested, his daughter Mirax took over that part of his operations that were not seized by Jorj Car'das, and continued to use the Pulsar Skate in the same way. 7 years after the Battle of Yavin, the ship came under attack by Imperial Interdictor Cruiser Black Asp, but was rescued by Rogue Squadron. Mirax and her pilot, Liat Tsayv, agreed to use the Skate in smuggling operations for the New Republic, and it was vital in the effort to supply Coruscant with bacta when it was ravaged by the Krytos virus.

Mirax continued to use the Pulsar Skate after her marriage to Rogue Squadron pilot Corran Horn, establishing herself primarily as an interstellar art dealer. However, she continued to help out her husband and his friends, and 25 years after the Battle of Yavin, the ship took Luke Skywalker, Anakin Solo, and Mara Jade to Vortex to search for Daeshara'cor. 

40 years after the Battle of Yavin, the Pulsar Skate was involved in the evacuation the Horn family and Antilles family from Corellia when premier Dur Gejjen turned against Wedge during the Second Galactic Civil War.

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