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1997 Queenship 61 Motor Yacht Description

Altara is one of the finest Queenship Admiralty series yachts you will find. A classic pacific NW pilothouse boat that made her debut for the Ft. Lauderdale boat show sporting many of the available upgrades you will not find on any other 60 series yachts. Built by a renowned Canadian builder, she will take your breath away with her immaculate interior and sleek hull design. The current owners have spared no expense in her refitting to bring her back to the beautiful yacht she is. This yacht is well equipped for short weekend trips or extended travel as the current owners have been doing. She also sports a dedicated dive locker for the scuba diver enthusiasts. Her salon has a spacious beam with large windows flooding the space with natural light. Shiny cherry wood, granite tops, 50" on whisper life, tons of storage, newly upholstered "L" shaped settee, 2 elec hi/low tables converts to dining for 8. Galley granite tops, dishwasher, full range, oven, disposal, compactor, 4 Sub-Zero refrigerators and 2 freezer drawers and pantry pop-ups. Pilot house has large windows, 2 pilot house doors, bench seat, wood table, full navigation area, granite top wine cabinet, glass storage and pop-up bar. Below you'll find full size Electro-lux washer. dryer, guest stateroom with full size bed, drawers, cedar lined hang locker and more. An Ensuite guest head shower, glass door, granite tops/floor and freshwater Headhunter elec toilet. Primary stateroom has full walk around queen bed, side tables, (2) 9 drawer credenzas, cabinets, sofa and more. This peaceful stateroom sports folding Shoji screens, port and starboard, for maximum privacy and ambiance. Ensuite primary head has granite tops/floor, glass shower door, freshwater Headhunter elec toilet and more. Enclosed flybridge has seating for 10+ with 2 "L" shaped settees, 2 adjust tables, freezer and additional helm station w/ new electronics. Large back deck area with ice maker, BBQ and sink with h/c water. Altara is the "Goldilocks" of Queenships. She is a casually elegant and comfortable yacht. Well-equipped and comfortable, she is at home on the ocean or small waterway. Deepwater sonar and stabilizers make long journeys comfortable and safe and she is agile to go just about anywhere. She has been lovingly retrofitted and awaits her next adventure!

Some of her upgrades include:

Yacht controller docking system (easy to handle with 2 people)

Completely new Garmin electronics

Radar / AIS (send and receive)

Auto pilot

VHF radios

600 gallon per day FCI water maker

3000 watt inverter

2 generators

6 new AC units

bow and stern thrusters

KVH satellite receiver

NEMA 2000 backbone throughout boat

New lighting to most of the boat

Underwater lights 13'

Nautica center console dinghy with 50 hp Yamaha

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Name: Altara
Current Price: $699,999
Year: 1997
Engine Model: 3176B
Length: 61 ft
Gross Weight: 7200 lbs
Hull Material: Fiberglass
State: FL
Draft: 5' 6"
Fuel Capacity: 1400 Gallons
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Manufacturer: Caterpillar
Beam: 17' 6"
Max Speed: --
City: Dania Beach
Country: US

1997 Queenship 61 Motor Yacht Vessel Overview

Short Description

New in the Market! The 1997 Queenship 61 Pilothouse Motor Yacht "ALTARA" was part of Queenship's Admiralty series and known as one of the top US premier boatbuilders. "ALTARA" demonstrates high quality and creative construction such as her wide beam and spacious living quarters. Treasured by her owners, "ALTARA" has received many upgrades over the past year and recently completed maintenance on her engines and electrical systems. This 1997 Queenship 61 Pilothouse Motor Yacht is more than a yacht, it is one-of-a-kind and must be seen to be appreciated. Call us to make your appointment to see her today, "ALTARA" will not disappoint!

Vessel Highlights

  • Nautica RIB 14WB Tender Included
  • Naiad Stabilizers
  • Extra fuel tank (1400gl total)
  • Salon (2) -1,200 BTU AC Unit (2021)
  • Galley (1) -1,200 BTU AC Unit (2021)
  • Master (1) – 1,200 BTU AC Unit (2021)
  • Electrolux Washer/Dryer (2021)
  • MarQuipt 1,55-lb Davit
  • Furuno CH250 Deepwater Sonar
  • Dual thruster control (2021)
  • Magnum inverter master control (2021)
  • Garmin 943 Chart Plotter (2021)
  • Auto Pilot Control Panel (2021)
  • Custom thruster control panel (2021)
  • Vinyl flex teak decking (2021)
  • FCI 600 gallon/day water maker (2021)
  • 10 HP stern thruster (2021)
  • 3,000-watt magnum sine inverter (2021)
  • Redundant AC pump (2021)
  • Stripped and refinished teak toe rail around boat (2021)
  • Bottom Paint (2021)
  • Nema 2000 (2021)


  • (2) – 1,200 BTU AC Unit (2021)
  • 50" Flat screen Samsung TV customized into cabinet on a Whisper Lift (2021)
  • Replaced all interior lights to LEDs (2021)
  • Sliding doors refitted (2021)
  • Direct TV (2021)
  • Fusion radio with surround sound (2021)
  • (4) Speaker with magnetic covers (2021)
  • Reupholstered couch (2021)
  • Electrolux washer and dryer (2021)
  • Carpeted sole
  • Vinyl sole
  • Cherry paneling throughout
  • (8) overhead recessed lights
  • L-shaped seating, port
  • Custom cherry cabinet work (starboard) extending from after bulkhead to galley (forward)
  • Two cherry hi/lo electric tables
  • Granite countertop
  • Cherry storage cabinet, port aft
  • (4) speakers overhead
  • Entertainment center in cherry cabinet work, starboard, with:
  • Samsung television
  • Fusion head unit
  • KVH Tracvision
  • DirecTV receiver


  • 1,200 BTU AC Unit (2021)
  • Planked maple sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • (3) overhead lights
  • Granite countertops
  • Kohler under mounted sink with single lever faucet/sprayer
  • Thermador 4-burner electric stovetop with blower
  • Cherry cabinet work under counter and forward bulkhead mounted storage cabinets
  • Broan compactor
  • Thermador convection/microwave oven
  • Miele G605SC dishwasher
  • Insinkerator garbage disposal
  • (6) Subzero refrigerator and freezer drawers with granite countertop


  • 1,200 BTU AC Unit (2021)
  • Compass (2021)
  • Reupholstered bench seat (2021)
  • (2) Garmin 8616 (2021)
  • Garmin 8612 SXV (2021)
  • Garmin auto pilot reactor 40 with smart pump (2021)
  • Garmin AMI 20 rudder gage (2021)
  • Rebuilt (by Furuno) CH250 Deepwater sonar
  • Garmin VHF 215 AIS (2021)
  • Garmin Radar (2021)
  • Garmin twin card reader (2021)
  • Garmin AIS 800 (2021)
  • Dual thruster control (2021)
  • Magnum inverter master control (2021)
  • AIS send and receive (2021)
  • XM weather (2021)
  • FCI water maker touch screen (2021)
  • Yacht Controller docking system with anchor control (2021)
  • Reupholstered Captain chair (2021)
  • Maple strip plank flooring with carpet
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Vinyle wall covering
  • 6-step stairwell to flybridge
  • A.C/D.C service panels
  • (8) recessed lights
  • Bilge pump switch panel with A/V high water alarm
  • Storage cabinet with access to Glendinning
  • Tank Watch III tank level monitoring system
  • (2) AC controls
  • (3) windshield wiper/washer
  • (2) CAT engine displays
  • Mirco Commander engine control
  • 3A40BC dry chemical fire extinguisher

Forward Companionway/Below Companionway

  • Carpeted sole and steps
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Courtesy lights in steps to wheelhouse
  • Courtesy light in step to forward staterooms
  • courtesy lights in step to stateroom
  • Electric/automatic bilge pump under sole
  • Forward Bilge
  • 10 HP thruster motor (2021)
  • Water softening system with UV sterilizer (2021)
  • Tank watch system (2021)
  • Garmin Panoptic forward sonar PS51-TH (2021)
  • Garmin sounder Xder-13265 (2021)
  • Central vacuum inlet
  • Electrolux washer and dryer

Forward Stateroom

  • 1,200 BTU AC (2015)
  • Carpeted sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Cherry paneling/cabinetry
  • Chain locker, forward
  • NuTone ironing center
  • Overhead recessed lights
  • Forepeak access
  • (2) reading lights
  • Overhead hatch with sliding screen
  • (2) overhead speakers
  • Indirect rope lighting at base of berth
  • Sony TV
  • AC compressor and air handler under birth

Forward Stateroom Head

  • Granite sole
  • Vinyl overhead
  • Granite counter with porcelain sink with H/C water faucets
  • Hinged mirror
  • Portlight
  • Day/night temperature switch
  • Headhunter sink
  • Blower
  • Stainless steel rail/towel bar at sink
  • Indirect lighting below sink
  • Electric heater
  • Shower enclosed with
  • Non-skid sole
  • Frameless glass door
  • Overhead light
  • Showerhead on hose with wall mount

Master Stateroom

  • 1,200 BTU AC (2021)
  • Reupholstered Sofa
  • (10) overhead lights
  • (2) wall scones
  • 92) overhead speakers
  • Queen sized island berth (Normal Sheets!)
  • Indirect rope lighting
  • Cherry wood bureau with nine drawers
  • Cedar lined hanging locker with lights
  • Portholes with Shoji screens
  • Curved seating, starboard forward
  • Marine AC controls
  • Stabilizer fin units, port/starboard
  • Stainless steel 314-gallon water tank under bed

Master Head

  • Granite sole
  • Mirrored paneling overhead
  • (4) overhead lights
  • Headhunter head
  • Granite counter with porcelain Kohler sink with Kohler H/C water faucets
  • Cherry cabinet and trim
  • Beveled round mirror
  • Broan space heater with control
  • Hinged storage cabinet with 12volt GFI outlet
  • Shower enclosure with
  • Showerhead
  • Hot/Cold faucet
  • Glass door


  • Garmin 943 Chart Plotter (2021)
  • Auto Pilot control panel (2021)
  • Fusion radio remote (2021)
  • Garmin VHF 215 AIS (2021)
  • Rebuilt freezer
  • Icemaker (2021)
  • BBQ (2021)
  • Captain's Chair, adjustable plus footrest (2021)
  • Carpeting (2021)
  • Complete canvas enclosure (2021)
  • HD7 Satellite TV (2021)
  • Agean Wi-Fi booster (2021)
  • Wave Wi-Fi booster (2021)
  • GPS antennas (2021)
  • MarQuipt 1,500-lb davit
  • Bimini Top
  • Fiberglass storage locker
  • L-shaped seating
  • Courtesy lights deck level
  • Speakers in seats bases
  • Aluminum radar arch with:
  • (3) recessed lights and mast with anchor light and forward navigation light
  • Radar scanner
  • 24' life ring
  • (2) satellite domes
  • Datrex 6-person liferaft

Cockpit/Aft Deck

  • Garmin 5212 Chart plotter (added)
  • Speakers (2021)
  • Garmin backup camera (2021)
  • 3rd station repaired
  • Custom thruster control panel (2021)
  • Stainless steel on teak gunwale tops
  • (4) overhead recessed lights
  • Polished stainless steel safety gates at steps
  • Engine controls (start/stop) centerline
  • Side power thruster controls

Swim Platform

  • Vinyl flex teak decking (2021)
  • Lumi-Tek underwater lights (2021)
  • Courtesy lights to aft deck
  • Door in transom to crew quarter and engine room
  • Hubbell 125/250V 50A shore power connector


  • FCI 600 gallon/day water maker (2021)
  • Nibral spare props (2021)
  • 10 HP stern thruster (2021)
  • Garmin GRF-10 rudder feedback (2021)
  • Steering actuator
  • (2) autopilot drive pumps
  • 6-volt batteries
  • Water pressure regulator
  • Trim tab pump
  • Hydraulic steering reservoir with psi gage
  • (2) isolation transformers
  • Shore power selector switch

Crew Quarters

  • Entrance via swim platform
  • Vinyl sole
  • Cedar lined hanging locker with interior lights and AC
  • Teak shower grate
  • Work bench with vise
  • 8' bench grinder
  • Mica shipside covering
  • VDO clock
  • Central Vacuum
  • Generators start switch

Engine Room

  • Naiad 252 stabilizers serviced (new seals and complete system check )
  • Dripless seals (2021)
  • 3,000-watt magnum sine inverter (2021)
  • Rebuilt redundant Xantrex Freedom 3,000-watt inverter with control panel
  • Redundant AC water pump (2021)
  • Maretron fuel flow sensors (2021)
  • Maretron fuel tank sensors (2021)
  • AC and DC lighting
  • Rubber non-skid vinyl sole
  • (7) overhead fluorescent lights
  • 12-volt batteries
  • Magna Sine battery charger/inverter
  • Electric/automatic bilge pumps
  • (4) battery cutoff switches
  • (2) blowers
  • 12-volt battery to generator
  • 120/240 circuit panel
  • Fuel selector valves at tanks
  • Dual Racor 1000 fuel filters each engine
  • AC raw water pump
  • Racor 500 generator fuel filters
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Reverso oil change unit
  • Kohler 18.5 KW generator
  • Port 6499hrs
  • Starboard 6555hrs
  • Xantrex Freedom SW3024 inverter
  • Battery Isolator
  • 502-gallon fuel tank, port and starboard
  • 396-gallon fuel tank, forward


  • Twin Caterpillar 3176 Diesel Engines 600hp
  • Port 4072hrs
  • Starboard 4100hrs

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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