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1989 Tollycraft 61 Pilothouse Motor Yacht

Big Brown


Longboat Key, Florida, United States
  • 2 Engines

61' Tollycraft Pilothouse, Absolutely Beautiful Inside and Out, The Discerning Owners Have Continually Upgraded The Systems On This Yacht! 2 Generators, Water Maker, Full Sized Appliances, Victron Quatro Inverter, Fuel Polishing System, Spare Props And Shafts, This Meticulously Maintained Yacht Used to Cruise The Bahamas Annually, Ready For It's Next Adventure, Turn The Key And Go! Do Not Let This Classic Get Away!

“Big Brown” 61’ American built Tollycraft Raised Pilot House, designed by the noted naval architect Ed Monk; Flag Blue Hull, Three Staterooms, two full heads with separate showers, and superb bridge deck/entertainment area.



Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by American Yachts. 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 Jun 19th, 2024


Quick Specs

Country: United States
Category: Motor Yachts
Model: 61 Pilothouse Motor Yacht
Model Year: 1989


Hull Information

Hull Material: Fiberglass


Length: 61 ' (18.59M)
Draft: 5' (1.52M)
Beam: 17' 5" (5M)


Fuel Capacity: 1100 G. 4163 L.
Water Capacity: 400 G. 1514 L.
Holding Tank: 100 G. 378 L.


Engine 1

Engine Make: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V92TI
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 600
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3,692
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2

Engine Make: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 8V92TI
Engine Type: Inboard
Power HP: 600
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3,692
Engine Location: Starboard


Salon and Galley

In 2022 the entire vessel was recarpeted with high quality Mohawk carpet.

- Custom Sunbrella carpet covers for the walkway portion of the salon, all stairs and the pilot house.

-Custom teak ceiling cabinet for drop down TV; includes Vizio 32” smart TV; Sony DVD player; ---Polk sound bar with wireless sub woofer.

-Factory installed teak desk with drawers. Teak upholstered chair with Navy viny.

-Two newly upholstered swivel barrel chairs

-Teak built-in bookcases

-L shaped settee, seats 5; newly reupholstered (2022)

-Hi-Low teak custom table, with folding side leaves

-New nautical ceiling light and two sets of indirect spot lights on valance

-Hidden valance and stairway lighting

-Split system Dometic Air Conditioning, 36,000 BTU

-Jenn Air Range and Oven, electric, with external exhaust; includes optional stove top grill (2017)

-LG Stainless Refrigerator with top Freezer and Ice Maker, (2021)

-Stainless Double Sink

-GE full size Stainless Microwave

-GE dishwasher, apartment sized

-Garbage Disposal

-Sea Gull Water purifying system. Top of the line, with separate faucet for drinking water at the main galley sink; it also supplies the ice maker in the fridge.

-Teak parquet floor

-Multiple storage cabinets

-Two huge pantry closets, full height

-Side counter and bar area has sink with hot and cold water

-Mirrored wine and glass display, lighted

-Smoke alarm (Ion and Photo) and Co2 detector

Master Stateroom and Head

-Queen walk around bed, with large drawer underneath, plus huge storage under bed

-Full mirror, with lighting from the top.

-5 ports with new curtains; include black-out inserts

-Vanity with roller stool and mirror

-Built in Vizio TV

-Upholstered bench, with storage underneath, and built in safe

-Two separate bureaus with drawers

-Two separate large closets, with louvered doors and LED lighting – with separate full height storage closet inside

-Two new bedside LED dimmable lamps; new overhead nautical style light (LED)

-Smoke alarm (Ion and Photo), plus Co2 detector

-EnSuite head with oversized fiberglass shower; can be used as a tub. Glass shower door

-Exhaust fan in head, exhausts to outside.

-Opening ports in head and shower

-Tecma toilet, fresh water flush, connected to a separate 40 gallon holding tank, with deck pump out, or the ability to go overboard where permitted.

-Built in medicine chest; separate drawer and under sink storage.

-Vinyl wood flooring

-Built-in cabinets on either side of bed, with dimmable lamps, drawer and storage below.

-Concealed indirect floor lighting under all three sides of the bed.

-12,000 BTU Air Conditioning, split system.

Forward Staterooms and Heads


The most forward stateroom has a Queen size, walk around bed, with hanging locker, a separate bureau, large drawers at the foot of the bed, and other storage cabinets.

-Two new LED lamps on either side of the bed.

-10,000 BTU Air Conditioning

-Huge under bed storage

-Four port windows and an overhead opening hatch with screen and sun shield

A carpeted floor hatch gives access to the bow thruster, its 24v battery bank and charger. On a side panel under the bed are two battery switches which allow the forward thruster battery bank to be connected to the engine starting bank in an emergency.

The midships stateroom has two single beds, with storage under each bed.

-Large double door hanging locker

-Two ports and one overhead opening hatch, with screen and sun shield

-5,000 BTU Air Conditioning

-Reading and ceiling lights

Forward Head

On the port side of the hallway, opposite the midships stateroom, is the forward head area, adjacent to each forward stateroom.

-Completely refurbished in 2022; new wallpaper, two new nautical style LED lights, overhead light, ceiling exhaust fan, port hole. Vinyl wood flooring. Sink with storage above and below.

-Tecma fresh water head. The best. Connected to a separate holding tank (40 gallons), with deck pump out or overboard (where permitted).

-Separate fiberglass stall shower with glass door.

-The full size washer and dryer is located in the hallway, behind two louvered doors. Storage above. Dryer is vented to the outside.

-Co2 alarm in hallway

Pilot House

-Pompanette Helm Chair and Raised Upholstered bench seat and/or pilot berth, both fitted with Navy Ultraleather.

-Three dimmable LED nautical wall lights (2022)

-New Mohawk carpet in Pilot House (and throughout boat )(2022)

-Interior stairway (covered) to bridge

-Sliding Pilot House doors to side decks, port and starboard - one with screen door, the other with fabric temporary screen

-Portside stairway to forward staterooms.

-Smoke alarm (photo and ion)

Pilot House – Mechanical/Electrical

-ZF Electronic controls for both engines

-Varnished wooden helm

-Full instrumentation

-Borel engine overheat alarm panel

-B&G Depth Finder

-Sea-Fire automatic fire extinguishing system for engine room, with remote control activation from Pilot House. This system, and all on-board fire extinguishers were full inspected and certified in October 2022

-Furuno NavNet2 Combination Chartplotter, Depth Finder, Open Array Radar and AIS

-Aft camera screen and controls.

-Separate Furuno Commercial Open Array 48 mile Radar, of the kind used on large ships

-Northstar legacy GPS (serves as backup)

-Standard Horizon VHF radio with GPS and AIS (new 2022); New 19’ Shakespeare antenna, (2022)

-Simrad Autopilot Controls

-Naiad Stabilizer controls and indicator panel

-Ritchie Compass

-Manual engine fire system activator

-Borel display and control panel for engine overheat monitors for each engine. Sensors located at each exhaust elbow; alarm sounds at 160 degrees.

-Bow and stern thruster controls

-Go Light wireless remote control for spotlight on forward upper deck

-High Water alarm system and panel, with identifying lights for each 5 bilge compartments

-Emergency engine shutdowns

-Global-Fix full size EPIRB, certified through April, 2029

-Bennett Trim Tab controls and indicator lights.

-Forward docking lights

-24,000 BTU Mermaid Air Conditioner (cooling and reverse cycle heat) (2022)

-Glomex TV antenna and multiplier

-Island Time WiFi antenna, multiplier and router


-Helm and full electronic ZF controls for throttle and shift.

-Bow and stern thruster controls

-Full instrumentation

-Furuno NavNet2 chartplotter, radar, depth finder, AIS

-Simrad Autopilot control

-Bennett Trim Tab controls with indicator panel

-Datamarine depth finder

-Naiad Stabilizer remote control

-ICOM VHF radio, with newer 19’ Shakespeare antenna

-Floor/deck lighting

-Recessed lighting under radar arch

-2.5 cu ft refrigerator w. small freezer in custom cabinet (new 2022)

-Go-Light wireless Spotlight control (up/down/L/R/fast or slow)

-Three custom setees, all with custom Sunbrella Navy & Stripe cushions; all setees have substantial storage areas

-Ice Chest with matching Sunbrella cushion.

-Two folding Cozy Days deck chairs with matching Sunbrella cushions

-Large L shaped setee with very large table; seating for 8+

-Magma Catalina infrared barbeque grill with cover

-5 Type 1 PFDs

- Full custom Stamoid covers for helm area, both helm seats, and all setees.

-Davit with new (2021) Dutton Laison windlass; approx. capacity 750 lbs. Custom winch cover in Stamoid

-Entire bridge area covered with fixed custom overhead bimini, with aluminum welded supports, offering maximum shade

-Fresh water faucet and hose

-Separate 30A Hubbel outlet, and two 120v outlets

-Custom lee cloths (Stamoid) on bridge sides and aft

Electrical and Engine Room

-120/240 electrical power; shore power supplied with two Glendenning electric reels on aft deck, with approx. 70’ of cable in each. Separate safety fuse panel in lazarette; two isolation transformers, and two Dairyland galvanic isolators (2022).

-12v and 24v ship systems. House supply is 12v, from bank of 8 L-16 Lifeline batteries.

- Separate 24v bank for engines, two 8ds; separate 24v battery banks for each of the two thrusters. Bow thruster bank can be paralled to back up the engine starting bank.

-Each thruster bank has separate ProNautic 24v charger; the one for the stern thruster which also serves as charger for the engine starting bank.

-Victron Quattro Inverter/Charger, 12v/5000va/220 amp charger for the House bank

-Back up Victron Centaur, 12v 100 Amp battery charger for house bank and generator batteries.

-At the top of the stairs to the engine room is an emergency shut off switch for the House Battery bank. Also there is the transfer switch between Shore Power and Inverter Power.

Away from shore power, the vessel is served by two generators, both with remote start from the Pilot House:

1) Kohler, 20 KW; 2829 hrs

2) Kohler, 23 KW, 1760 hrs, in a full sound shield

-Engines: Detroit Diesel, 98v92TA, 600 HP Port engine has Balmar (external) voltage regulation for charging 12v House Bank, Starboard engine has 24 volt alternator, for charging engine starting bank.

-Two Electrical oil change pumps, one for Port and one for starboard Engine and Generator.

This pump both removes used oil from the engine or generator into a suitable container and reverses to refill with new oil.

-Two electrical pumps with pick-ups in built-in engine pans; the pans avoid spills into the bilge, and the pumps allow any accidental spills to be removed easily.

-Diesel fuel bleeding pump, used to bleed engines after a filter change. In 10 years the current owner has never had to use it, since the engines and generators self-bleed.

-Professional level commercial Fuel Polishing System, with ¼ HP Leeson motor, and two Racor 1000 filters, plus an Algae X.

-Each engine equipped with two Racor 1000 filters, in tandem, with switching valve, and individual Algae X devices.

-Each generator is equipped with two Racor 500 filters, in tandem, with switching valve.

Both Detroit engines are equipped with Walker AirSeps, with optional scavenger tanks.

Both engines had two new Garrett/Detroit turbos installed together with new exhaust elbows custom manufactured by D’Angleo (2022) Cost- $25,000

-Engine room houses an oversized Auto Pilot pump – separate motor and pump.

-Engine room has 12v LED lighting, plus 120v fluorescent lighting.

-Storage boxes for engine and generator parts, and miscellaneous parts.

-Large muffler on exhaust output of each engine.

-Set of wooden emergency bungs

Engine room as two main bilge pumps, fore and aft, plus one smaller pump in the main sump area. Main pump is 3700 gph.

-Engine room contains the compressor unit for the split Air Conditioning system for the Salon and Galley; 36,000 BTU.

-120v Air Compressor for the air horns.

-Engine room equipped with two Jabsco exhaust blowers.

-Center aisle between the engines has diamond pattern soft black mats.

-40 Gallon electric hot water heater

-Full, multi-function fuel manifold on forward bulkhead of engine room: allows routing of fuel to engines and generators, fuel return control, and connection to the fuel polishing system. Also permits transfer between tanks. Vessel has two fuel tanks, approximately 550 gallons each, and normally each engine runs from its own tank.

Fuel tanks are aluminum, ¼”, American made. Each fuel tank has a SeaBuilt access plate to allow for cleaning. (Added 2019)

Pump Room

In the forward hallway, a carpeted hatch which serves the Pump Room, entirely separate from the engine room.

-Reverse Osmosis Watermaker, custom modified with new Sea Water Pro control panel, 30 GPH, built in salinity monitor, auto-flush timer; two large pre-filters, plus post filtration filters; Low Pressure and High Pressure Pumps

-Two separate redundant 120v Fresh Water pumps; each one engaged independently, with electrical switch and valves. In the event one fails, allows immediate switch over to second pump.

-Two separate Air Conditioning 240v pumps, also redundant; each one engaged independently with electrical switch and valves. In the event one fails, allows immediate switchover to second pump.

-High Pressure fresh water pump supplying the forward deck (washdown)

-Bilge pumps (2) with high water alarm

-Separate SeaLand macerator pumps for each holding tank; new (2021) high-end valve system, to allow the macerators to pump overboard, or to discharge directly into the water, all where permitted.

-Twin Groco through hulls with strainer baskets to supply the Air Conditioning pumps and Water Maker pumps.

-Two new expansion tanks (2020) for water systems

-Set of wooden emergency bungs

Decks and Equipment

Bow Deck Area:

-Rocna 55 anchor (121 lbs) with approx.. 300’ 3/8 chain

-Mantus anchor swivel

- Galley Maid Windlass with Chain Gypsy & Rope Capstan (Serviced with new clutch plate, 2022); custom Stamoid cover.

-Foot switches on forward deck & separate remote switch in Pilot House.

-Fortress 85 aluminum anchor, mounted on forward cabin top, with combination chain and line rode, in separate anchor locker, accessed from forward deck.

-Fresh and salt water washdown faucets

-Two sets of full custom forward windshield and side window covers: one in white Stamoid and the other in black Pifertex.

-ALL teak hand rails and cap rails, on the lower and upper decks, have custom Stamoid covers, Side decks: - 12 v LED overhead lighting – side and aft deck & 12 volt LED back lighting in all 4 Europas

Aft Deck:

-Horseshoe throwable, with line and whistle

-Overhead fishing rod holders

-Three stainless removeable rod holders, port, starboard and amidships.

-Rear underway color camera, with screen and controls in Pilot House

-Two underwater lights

-Aft deck and swim platform with custom Flexiteak flooring

-Telescoping Windline swim ladder

-Two folding dinghy cleats

-Fresh and Salt water faucets


-Accessed through a hinged hatch on the aft deck; hatch has two Bansbach pistons, to allow for easy lifting and closure.

-Gutters around the hatch opening, with overboard drains

-Convenient stairs to lazarette

-Lazarette is lockable from the engine room

-Two LED lights

-Two (redundant) bilge pumps

-Houses the 24v Stern Thruster battery bank

-Two spare Nibral Props stored on the forward bulkhead

-Two spare Prop Shafts, housed in tubes accessed from the transom

-Boarding ladder is stored in the Lazarette; it can be connected to either the port or starboard side of the hull, adjacent to the Pilot House doors.

-Two ACME Isolation Tansformers and two new (2022) Dairyland Galvanic Isolators.

-Overhead fishing rod storage

-Two stainless hanging racks for lines.


Tools (hand and electric); artwork/decorative items; vacuums; portable fans; mechanical and electrical hardware.

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.


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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