Listed at $795,000

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Available for SaleARROWHEAD61' 1989 Buddy Davis 

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.

26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Gulf Coast Yacht Group. 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


LOA: 61' (19 m)
Beam: 17' (6 m)
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Location: Florida, Southport, United States
Build Year: 1989
Builder: Buddy Davis
Model: 61 Sportfish
Type: Sport Fishing



Upon boarding this stunning boat, you realize the massive size of the cockpit. Completely updated with new teak, paint and custom fishbox.

Entering the Salon, the huge salon/galley is well appointed with abundant storage and cabinetry, beautifully refinished satin maple, new décor. To port is the custom L shaped sofa with the dinette forward. To starboard is ample storage, systems panel, and custom bar arrangement. Forward is low cut peninsula/undercounter refrigeration.

To port by the large custom flat screen, is the redesigned stairs to the companionway, all flowing with custom solid surface flooring.

To port, is the 3rd stateroom with over/under berths with ensuite access to the full day head.

To strb, is the master stateroom. Well-appointed with Queen berth, two closets. Ensuite has large head, all with huge storage.

Forward, is the redesigned V-berth with extra large 60/40 berths, giving a tremendous amount of floor space,

All areas with new fixtures, lighting, whisperwall and décor with refinished satin natural maple.

The Flybridge is completely redone with new PW half tower


Custom L-shaped sofa with storage (New 2018

Custom Cabinetry to strb with storage

Custom drawer pull out bar storage (New 2018


Solid surface countertops with bullnose edge

Satin Maple natural finish throughout (Refinished 2018

Custom dinette L-shaped with storage

Custom carpet (New 2018

Solid wood flooring surface (Refinished 2018

Whisperwall headliner (New 2018

LED lighting (New 2018

A/C with digital controls (New 2018

Sound insulation (New 2018

Full screen digital flat screen TV

SAT TV system

Stereo system

Custom storage behind TV


Spacious peninsular galley with ample storage and custom cabinetry. Subzero appliances.

Subzero 2 refrigerator/ 2 freezer drawers

4 burner flat stovetop

Microwave/Convection Oven

Large stainless sink

Custom trash compartment


Custom stairway to companionway with storage (New 2018

Custom Wainscoting satin maple finish (New 2018

Whisperwall ceiling and wall covering (New 2018

Custom wood flooring through companionway

LED lighting (New2018

Storage below companionway (Refinished 2018

Port Stateroom

The crew guest stateroom has great oversized over/under berths with storage.

Private A/C with controls

Ensuite access to full day head

LED lighting (New 2018

Ceiling and wallcovering (New 2018

Décor (New 2018

Guest Head/Dayhead-Port

Full head with large shower

Solid surface countertops

Custom wood flooring

Headhunter fresh-water toilet

LED lighting

Master Stateroom

Full size stateroom with beautiful wood work throughout. Ample storage, full size queen and ensuite large head

Queen berth with storage below

Ceiling and wall covering (New 2018

Custom carpet (New 2018

LED lighting (New 2018

2) Hanging closets

Satin maple finish (New 2018

Private A/C with digital control (New 2018

Décor and bedding (New 2018

Master Head

Full spacious master head with large vanity. Ample storage. Ensuite to MSR

Solid surface countertops

Large vanity with drawers

Custom sink

Large shower

Headhunter freshwater toilet

Custom flooring

VIP Stateroom

Redesigned VIP forward with large over/under 60/40 berths. Huge floorspace with ample storage.

Large 60/40 berths (New 2018

Ceiling and wall covering (New 2018

Custom carpet (New 2018

LED lighting (New 2018

Décor and bedding (New 2018

Private A/C with digital control (New 2018


  • 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

Engine Room

  • 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

Broker Remarks

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.

VIP Strm Head

Ensuite to VIP

Ensuite full head with large vanity. Ample storage.

Solid surface countertops

Vanity with drawers

Custom sink

Large shower

Headhunter freshwater toilet

Custom flooring

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