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61' Buddy Davis 61 Sportfish 1989

$ 795,000

ARROWHEAD is a Buddy Davis 61' 61 Sportfish currently listed for sale on the market. While this boat is not currently listed with United Yacht Sales, our team is happy to work on your behalf in the research and potential sale of the vessel. Our commitment to our clients is to find the best yacht available that fits the their needs, no matter where its listed. United is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Sport Fishing and similar boats.

1989/2008 Buddy Davis 61 Sportfish

This is the boat that made buddy Davis famous throughout the sport fishing community. Perfectly designed for its purpose, the 61 Davis is generally regarded as one of the best "sea" boats ever built. 

ARROWHEAD underwent a complete refit in 2008 including new Caterpillar C-18 engines, new Northern Lights 20kw generators, fuel tank, complete paint job, electronics and interior soft goods. Same owner since 1997. Only 700 hours on the Cats and 1000 hours on the  Gensets,   Four stateroom, three head layout with two queens and two bunk rooms. Pipewelders tuna tower, Murry Bros. fighting chair, water maker, dingy davit and 1800 gallons of fuel. All the right stuff.



  • Price: $ 795,000
  • Days on Market: 633
  • Builder: Buddy Davis
  • Model: 61 Sportfish
  • Location: Southport, Florida, United States
  • Type: Power
  • LOA: 61 ft in
  • Display Length: 61 ft
  • Beam: 17' 6"
  • Category: Sport Fishing
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --
  • Engine Details: Caterpillar C18
  • Engine 1: 2007 685.00 HRS 1050.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2007 705.00 HRS 1050.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Furuno NavNet w/ blackbox controlled integrated Radar, Plotter, Depthsounder 
  • 12Volt backup Furuno Radar
  • 30" multifunction color display in center actuator cabinet
  • Garmin 2010C is a backup plotter/gps 
  • Furuno color radar
  • Furuno RD 30 digital depth finder
  • 15"day bright display in port actuator cabinet. 
  • Cat digital displays on console
  • Furuno Nav pilot auto pilot in overhead. 
  • Furuno bottom machine remote in overhead. 
  • NavNet repeater/controller 
  • VHF/loud hailer combo
  • Bennett trim tabs in stbd overhead. 
  • Furuno radar remote in stbd. overhead. 
  • Icom IC M125 vhf in stbd. overhead.
  • Standard remote vhf speakers
  • Infinity stereo speakers in overhead. 
  • KVH Satellite Antenna
  • Furuno  CH-300 dual frequency Searchlight Sonar, blackbox controlled  (note this sonar transducer electrically lowers below the boat and can be adjusted to search from the surface to the depths and is used more often on commercial fishing boats.)
  • Electronic switching system (allows either of the HI Nit monitors on the flybridge as well as the large TV/monitor in the Salon to switch between The Furuno display of either plotter/radar or both overlapping or the regular Furuno bottom machine or the searchlight sonar or the Satellite TV.)
  • Large L shaped bridge seating with cushions and back rests port and stbd. 
  • Flybridge breaker panel on stbd. Side of helm console. 
  • Teak helm pod with palm beach engine control levers
  • Bridge teak coaming cap rails
  • Helm teak standing platform. 
  • 7 bridge rail tapered rocket launchers
  • Overhead courtesy lights. 
  • 9 step Pipewelders tuna tower 
  • Triple spreader outriggers and center rigger. 
  • Edson alum. Steering wheel
  • Helm and companion teak ladderback chairs 


  •  Teak deck and coamings
  • Under coaming tuna door. 
  • Large fish box
  • Bait Well
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Deck mounting for removable fishbox 
  • Fighting chair plate


Entering the saloon to starboard is the ships power panel with adjacent settee with storage under. Large L shaped sofa with storage under is to port side. Forward to is the galley with under counter refrigeration, stovetop, microwave, ice maker. To port is the dinette. Down to accomadarions the master is on the port side with ensuete head and shower with crew bunk room to starboard. Forward to starboard is the second guest bunk room and day head. The VIPis forward with island queen and third head. 

  • Port engine ser. #ckh02141
  • Stbd eng. ser # CkH02061
  • Model C18
  • 685 hours port
  • 705 hrs. Stbd. 
  • 4 racors mains
  • 20 KW Northern Lights gen sets. Port and stbd. 
  • Hrs. 1260 and 970
  • ZF 5008 gears
  • Gear ratio 2.192/1
  • Sea recovery water maker
  • Dripless shaft seals





This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. 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.

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.


This Buddy Davis listing is a great opportunity to purchase a very nice 61' 61 Sportfish. While this listing is not actively listed with United Yacht Sales, our team would be happy to reach out to the current broker and find the history on the boat. Please don't hesitate to reach out to our team of professional yacht brokers to schedule a showing. There are many yachts listed for sale on the MLS each with a different history. We look forward to helping you complete your search for the perfect boat or yacht for sale.


United is the largest professional yacht brokerage firm in the world with over 150 yacht brokers in our network. By listing your boat or yacht for sale with us, all 150+ brokers on our team will be notified immediately which greatly increases the chances that your boat may sell before it ever even hits the market. With hundreds of used boats and yachts sold each year, there is no better team than United to help with the listing and sale of your vessel.


Buying a boat or yacht can be a daunting experience with so many available boats on the market. Let the team at United take the guesswork out of your boat search by enlisting one of our professional yacht brokers. Not only will we listen to your needs about budget, docking and storage, and how you plan on using your new boat, but we will do the research for you by looking through the MLS, researching the history of every listing, and negotiating on your behalf. From survey to acceptance, the team at United Yacht Sales is with you every step of the way.


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