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1997 Garlington 61 Convertible Description

The 61′ Garlington is unquestionably one of the finest performing sport fish designs ever conceived. From her elegantly simple lines to the unparalleled ride in nearly any sea condition, 61’ Garlington Papi Chulo will exceed all expectations. 61’ Garlington Papi Chulo has been continuously updated throughout her life by knowledgeable owners and crew. Every interior space is beautifully finished out in exotic Hawaiian koa wood, (similar in weight and strength to black walnut). The companion way to port with its’ magnificent koa wood rod locker allows the display of your prized tackle. The spacious 3/2 layout is complimented most by the generous master state room. The professionally designed interior and exterior accommodations of this 61′ Garlington Papi Chulo makes her truly unique. Call to schedule a viewing today!

1997 Garlington 61 Convertible Disclaimer

HMY Yacht Sales, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by HMY Yacht Sales - Soverel Harbour Marina.

Papi Chulo Specifications

Name: Papi Chulo
Current Price: $2,349,000
Year: 1997
Engine Model: V-8-1200CRM
Length: 61 ft
Gross Weight: 67,000 lb
Hull Material: Fiberglass
State: FL
Draft: 4.75 ft
Fuel Capacity: 1542 Gallons
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Manufacturer: MAN
Beam: 17.42 ft
Max Speed: --
City: Palm Beach Gardens
Country: US

1997 Garlington 61 Convertible Vessel Overview

Notable Upgrades
  • 2017 MAN V8-1200 CRM Engines
  • Generators Replaced 2017
  • Toe Rail Replaced 2020
  • Entire Boat, Engine Room, and Lazzarette Painted 2020
  • Watermaker Bluewater 800 GPD New 5/21
  • Clearline Electrosea New 5/21
  • New Chillers 2021
  • Batteries Replaced 2022
  • All Bilge Pumps Replaced 2022/2023
  • New Seakeeper 9 10/23 (Warranty 10/19/2025 or 2000 sea hours)
  • All exterior wood refinished 2023
  • Cockpit cover with expandable
  • Refrigeration System Flushed 6/23
  • New Motor Mounts 2023
  • New Risers 2023
  • Props Reconditioned 2023
  • Re Sealed Shafts and New Bearings 2023
  • Interior lighting upgraded LED 2023
  • Upgraded Countertops Throughout Boat and Heads with LED lighting
  • Updated Electronics
  • Udgraded 24V for LP electric reels
  • New Wood Flooring Throughout
  • New Sinks in Heads
  • New Galley Sink
  • New Plumbing
  • Spare Propellers
  • Double-wide electric sliding doors
  • Port/Stbd tackle storage inside doors
  • Starboard U-shaped ultra leather sofa w/storage
  • Hi/Lo table w/ storage
  • 42” Sony flat screen television with Bose sound system
  • LED lighting in countertops
  • Manual Blinds (6)
  • Marine Air refrigeration with front door access
  • Stainless Steel Chest Freezer
  • Thermador 4-burner stove top surface mounted
  • GE microwave oven
  • Custom under counter top storage
  • Custom upper cabinets with storage from side to side at bulkhead
  • Engine room access in sole
  • Teak and Holly sole
  • LED lighting in countertops
  • Port side hull
  • Rod storage area
  • Storage cabinets
  • GE Washer and Dryer
  • Central Vacuum
Master Stateroom / Head
  • Walk around queen bed with pull out drawers and open/under storage
  • 32” Samsung TV/ Sony DVD player and music system
  • Additional mirrors and storage drawers and closets
  • Nightstands with lamps
  • Ensuite head with full shower
  • LED lighted counter tops
  • Raritan Freshwater head
  • Teak and Holly sole
  • Mirrored Vanity
  • Raised sink
Crew Quarters - Port
  • Twin bunks
  • Storage drawers
  • Nightstand
  • Access to the head with full shower from the companionway
VIP Stateroom - Forward
  • Double beds (over/under)
  • Private access to the guest head and shower
  • Storage drawers under lower bunk
  • Hanging storage w/ drawers
Starboard Guest / Day Head
  • Teak & Holly sole
  • Stall shower
  • LED lighted counter tops
  • Raritan freshwater head
  • Mirrored Vanity
  • Raised sink
  • Storage inside shower
  • (2) Custom teak helm chairs
  • Custom hardtop painted to absorb light
  • Forward and port side bench with under side storage
  • Overhead lights
  • 3 sided enclosure         
  • Power assist steering
  • US-9 Teaser Reels
  • Remote watermaker start
  • Remote Dometic ice chipper
  • SeaKeeper remote
Electronics & Navigation
  • Garmin 72- mile radar
  • Garmin 8617 GPSMAP (2)
  • Garmin GSD26 Sounder
  • Garmin Grid
  • Garmin GXM53 Marine Weather
  • ACR Searchlight
  • Simrad AP24 Autopilot
  • Furuno RD30
  • Airmar B175H 130-210khz
  • Airmar B175L 40-80khz
  • Standard Horizon Explorer VHF (2)
  • 5” Richie compass  
  • (2) Fish boxes in deck 1 plumbed with icemaker
  • Refrigerated drink box port
  • (2) Freezers port/stbd
  • Tackle storage
  • Rudder/Lazarette access
  • Full fighting chair w/footrest & rigging tray
  • 8 hole rocket launcher
  • Fresh and saltwater washdowns
  • On deck live well with hook up
  • Centerline engine room access
  • Cockpit sunshade w/poles
Engine & Mechanical
  • Teleflex Seastar hydraulic steering
  • Bennett 24 Volt electro-hydraulic trim tabs
  • Twin Disc Transmissions
  • Marine Air chilled water air conditioning system
  • (2) 36,000 BTU chiller
  • Trolling valves
  • Fireboy Halon fire control system
  • Engine room engine gauges
  • Reverso Oil change system
  • Engine room blowers
  • Fuel priming pumps
  • Dripless shaft logs
  • Bluewater Water Maker
  • High water bilge alarm
  • Eskimo ice machine
  • Phaser generators (2) port-1570 Stbd- 1600
  • Dolphin 24 volt solid state battery charger
  • Battery isolator switches
  • Clearline Electrosea
  • Mach 5 water pump
Deck & Hull Equipment
  • Corecell composite construction, carbon fiber added to stringer, and Kevlar exterior to the hull
  • Teak toe rail/half round and cap rail 
  • Flush anchor locker at bow
  • Fortress anchor with chain and rope locker
  • Lewmar windlass
  • Tower spreader lights – forward and aft
  • Navigation and anchor lights
  • Dual trumpet 24 V air horn

Owner’s personal items, tools and fishing tackle. List can be provided.

Garlington Yachts

Founded in the early eighties by Richard Garlington, Garlington Yachts has a proud history in the sport fishing yacht niche. The initial vision was to create a soft riding hull with a running surface that could take heavy seas while maintaining great tractability, safety and comfort. As a Florida-based yachting yard, Garlington has complete control from concept to fabrication and delivery. Keeping a sharp attention to detail in every aspect of the creation, their innovative and efficient models are elegant and powerful – a true jewel in the sport fishing tournament arena.

HMY Yacht Sales

Since 1979, HMY Yacht Sales has been among the most trusted brokerage firms in the industry. For decades we have continued to instill confidence in our clients who choose to buy and sell yachts with us. Our goal is to provide you with the highest level of customer satisfaction combined with HMY’s renowned yachting expertise. When you choose your next brokerage firm, make sure to select the one that is the most experienced and knowledgeable in yacht sales. HMY’s expansive network of yacht sales professionals, support teams, yachting industry experts, and customers have been our recipe for success; and we’ve earned the trust of our clients from around the world. In 2022, HMY Yachts was recognized as the #1 North American Princess Yachts Dealer.

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HMY Yachts is known for delivering sales results. We sell a pre-owned yacht on average every 12 hours. With accelerated sales results like this – there’s no better firm you can trust to sell your yacht. We invest heavily in online marketing and exposing your yacht to the right target buyer is one of HMY’s strengths. Plus, we activate and engage a high-performance network of brokers and buyers with walkthrough videos, virtual tours, MLS, email, magazines, social media, and digital campaigns. HMY’s accelerated yacht sales approach generates leads and sales at record levels. We connect buyers with our brokers quickly – to get your yacht sold. Call HMY today. We’ll put a world-class sales and marketing strategy together to sell your yacht so you can have peace of mind.


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