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1997 Garlington 61 Convertible


Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, United States
  • 2 Engines

Safari is a 1997 Garlington 61 that has been continuously updated, Rybovich did a major refit for the previous owner in 2008 and the present owner has constantly upgraded since he purchased the boat in 2015. Newer1360 HP man Engines were installed in 2019 and have 2860 hours since new. The owner has a change in plans and decided to offer the boat for sale at this time. See the complete listing for all the upgrades and additions that have been done since 2018. Call Clark Sneed today for further information or to schedule a showing.


  • 2018-2023Newer Mann 1360 HP Common Rail engines 2860 HRs.
  • 2- new 20 KW Northern light Generators 2022.
  • 2- SK6 Seakeepers 2022.
  • Full Paint on the hull and super structure.2021-2022
  • new Teak cockpit and covering boards 2022
  • new head system and discharge lines.2023.
  • new Garmin electronics 2019.
  • new Furuno Omni Sonar 2022.
  • all refrigeration and A/C pumps gone through and replaced if needed.
  • New Headliner 2022.
  • New LED lights throughout the boat 2022.
  • new L shaped sofa and twin bucket chairs in the salon. 
  • new mini refrigerator in salon 2023.
  • windows resealed in salon.
  • New freshwater and raw water pumps in engine room.
  • New Hot water heater. 2023.
  • new Ice machine in cockpit.2022.
  • complete bottom job and prop speed 2023.
  • Had A/C pump taken out of sea chest and put on its own through hull to clean up the sea Chest growth. 2023.
  • new carpet throughout the boat.
  • New Eisenglass on flybrudge. 2022.
  • Stidd helm chairs recovered 2021.

Call today for a showing!


Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Bluewater Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

  • Last updated Mar 18th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Sport Fishing
Model: 61 Convertible
Model Year: 1997


Hull Information

Hull Material: Composite


Length: 61 ' (18.59M)
Draft: 4' 10" (1.216M)
Beam: 17' 10" (5M)


Fuel Capacity: 1400 G. 5299 L.
Water Capacity: 250 G. 946 L.
Holding Tank: 60 G. 227 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: V-12
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,360
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: MAN
Engine Model: V-12
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 1,360
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Location: Starboard



  • Center line doors from Cockpit.
  • L-shaped sofa port side with storage underneath new 2022.
  • Teak and Holly floor throughout the salon.
  • new carpet throughout the salon.
  • 50" tv on lift starboard side.

twin bucket chairs new 2022 Starboard side.Black Granite Countertops throughout.


  • Black Granite countertops.
  • (1) Palm Beach Aqua Air stainless refrigerator.
  • (1) Palm Beach Aqua Air Stainless Freezer.
  • Microwave? Convection oven.
  • Double stainless sinks.
  • 4- burner cooktop.
  • Mini Refrigerator under starboard counter.
  • plenty storage underneath countertop and above.

Master Stateroom

  • located in the Bow.
  • Atthwartship walk around queen bunk.
  • Cedar lined hanging locker.
  • 2- Night stands.
  • ensuite head and shower.
  • Flatscreen TV on the starboard wall.

Port Side Stateroom

  • Twin beds with center nightstand that removes to make a queen bunk,
  • Cedar lined hanging locker.
  • Storage drawers under bunks.
  • Ensuite head and shower.

Starboard Stateroom

  • Upper /Lower bunks.
  • cedar lined hanging locker.
  • Access to head/shower.


  • Teak and Holly Flooring through.
  • new carpet.
  • Washer and dryer to starboard aft of master stateroom.


  • 2- Stidd Helm Chairs.
  • three sided enclosure.
  • Epirb.
  • Rod storage under port side seat.
  • Teak helm pod.
  • raised electronic console with glass lids.
  • Hard top with Electric teaser reels.
  • access to Cockpit via ladder.


  • 3- Garmin GPS plotters.
  • Garmin chirp sounder.
  • KVH sat tv HD-7
  • Furuno Omni Sonar.
  • Garmin Auto pilot.
  • Icom VHF.
  • Flir nightvision.
  • Garmin 72 mile Radar.


  • Refrigerated drink box.
  • Tackle storage drawers.
  • Murray brothers chair.
  • Tuna Door with Gate.
  • Full Teak bulkhead.
  • 2- Freezers.
  • refrigerated deck fish box.
  • new teak cockpit decking with covering boards.
  • Access to engine room.
  • side storage lockers.
  • Hatch access to seakeepers.
  • Full teak Transom.

Engine Room

  • Twin 1360 HP Man common rail engines.
  • twin (northern lights generators 20KW.
  • Furuno sonar tube.
  • Priming pumps.
  • Freshwater pump.
  • Cruise air Air conditioning.
  • Oil Change system.
  • 1200 GPD Watermaker.
  • Access to Cockpit.
  • Fuel gauges.


The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.

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