• 61'
  • 1968
  • WILMINGTON, California, United States
  • $195,000



BIG REDUCTION $20K JAN 2015:  Elegant classic Stephens with great systems and in excellent condition. Great family yacht.  Hauled and surveyed fall 2013.

Of the three Stevens 61 models currently on the market, this one stands heads and shoulders above the other two.

Twin Detroit 8V-71N with low hours since major overhaul in 2003, Generator, Washer/Dryer, Full width aft cabin with queen size walk around bed, and gorgeous aft deck.


  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: STEPHENS
  • Category: Motor Yacht
  • Model Year: 1968
  • YearBuilt: 1968
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: Yes
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 0/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 61' 0" (18.59m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 17' 0" (5.18m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: 4' 4" (1.32m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
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  • Displacement: 74,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 150 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 50 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,000 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 5
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: N/A
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 8V-71N
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


Enter through port or starboard wing doors onto enclosed aft deck w/U-shape seating for 10 in comfort.  A large table, inlaid with compass rose, lighted under, with power lift for choice of cocktail or dining height. Forward on the aft deck is a mini-galley featuring a Jenn-air grill/cook-top, warming drawer, and trash compactor. Under the ladder to fly-bridge is a stainless steel lined ice box.  The aft deck has teak flooring and a transom door with steps to the teak swim platform. The enclosed aft deck has a hard top w/sliding glass windows port and starboard and new roll-up isinglass and canvas aft.  New overhead lighting.  There are electric windlasses port and starboard to handle spring lines.

Up the ladder from the aft deck is the flying bridge. There are two captain chairs and an inflatable dinghy with davit.

Forward thru the center line door is the pilot house. There are 2 Captain chairs and bench seating with map drawers under on port. On starboard there is a wet bar w/sink, an under counter fridge, U-Line ice maker, soda mixer, 2-large storage drawers, and a cabinet for bar supplies. The teak flooring is continued from the aft deck.

Fwd & down 3 steps from the pilothouse to the grand salon.  Grey leather sofa on port w/matching easy chair & 2 upholstered stools. There is a beautiful teak cocktail table by the sofa and a built-in entertainment center forward to starboard.  Two types of mood lighting are under the valance.

Forward of Salon 3 steps down to the  galley on port. Under steps is the engine room access.  Opposite the galley is a 4- person fore & aft facing dinette . The galley has white Corian counter tops, mahogany table and Teak & Holly flooring in galley and pantry area.  Forward of galley is a household size refrigerator and as much storage cupboards & drawers as an average condo.  Including a full length cedar lined closet 3' wide x 5' high. There is a sky light in overhead of the pantry. forward of the galley is a work shop area & access to the anchor chain locker

The staterooms are down and aft from the grand salon with access to the aft of the engine room under the steps. The owners stateroom is aft with a queen size walk-around bed, starboard upholstered seat, 8 bureau drawers & 3' wide cedar lined closet. On port there are 16 storage drawers, a full length beveled mirror, and a plasma TV. There is an en-suite head w/electric toilet, stall shower w/glass door, sink vanity, opening port light, simulated marble top counter w/sink.  Teak & Holly flooring.  Full Beam Transom windows provide a light and airy feel.  All port-lights in the master stateroom have hidden black-out shades under valance.

There is a large guest stateroom midships on port that can be divided into two separate staterooms with a sliding accordion door.  The aft section has a couch that can be converted into two over/under single bunks.  The forward section has two side by side beds.  Each room has it's own entry door to hallway, wall to wall carpet, and hanging lockers.  Across the hall on starboard is a shared Head w/stall shower.  The main hallway has two large storage compartments for linens and towels.

The entire interior is finished in finely varnished mahogany joinery.  Recent upgraded lighting and mood lighting have been added. There is ample storage in drawers, lockers and cedar lined closets throughout.


The galley is forward and down from the salon and features spacious Corian counter-tops, varnished mahogany woodwork and generous storage in drawers, lockers and cabinets.

  • Household Size Maytag Refrigerator with Freezer
  • Dacor 4-Burner electric Glass Top Stove.
  • Dacor Oven with  broiler
  • Asko Dishwasher (non operational)
  • Front loading washer/dryer
  • Panasonic 1,300Watt Microwave Oven (2014)
  • S/S sink- 24" x 24" x10" deep 
  • Pressure Hot & Cold Water (new Groco high capacity pump in 2014)

Electronics & Navigation

  • Garmin GPS-128
  • Icom M-422 VHF Radios at pilot house and flying bridge
  • Depthsounder
  • Hailer
  • Engine synchronizer
  • Danforth Constellation compass in pilothouse
  • TracVision Satellite T.V. antenna with Direct TV connection
  • Yamaha Surround sound DVD/CD player and LCD flat screen in salon
  • LCD flat screen TV in master stateroom

Electrical Equipment

  • 12V DC, 32V DC, and 110V AC Service
  • Refurbished breaker panel and new panel for inverter distribution
  • All batteries new in 2014
  • Two banks of four 8volt batteries. One bank for engine start and and one bank for house 32 volt system
  • Newmar 32 volt smart battery charger
  • One group 32 12 volt generator start battery
  • Four 8D batteries (880 amp hours) for inverter
  • Freedom 2500 watt inverter/charger with remote panel
  • 12 KW Northern Lights Generator (1200 hours)
  • Automatic Battery Charger
  • Two 32 volt 80 amp alternators
  • 50 amp 125V AC shore power entry and cable

Deck & Hull

  • Bow pulpit and teak side rails and toe rails
  • Danforth stainless steel anchor
  • Stephens electric windlass
  • Hard top on flybridge
  • Canvas: rail and toe-rail covers, foredeck seat cover, enclosed bridgedeck aft cover, transom cover, all new 2014
  • New gaskets on portlights and windows (2014)
  • Coast Guard safety package
  • 25 life jackets
  • Dual airhorn
  • Larger chrome spotlight
  • Teak swim-step with swim ladder
  • Teak and mahogany side boarding stairs
  • Electric davit on hardtop
  • Inflatable dinghy


There has been a fiberglass tunnel for a bow thruster installed but no actual thruster equipment put in.  The expensive work has been done and a new owner can choose what system to install in the existing tunnel.  There are also Vosper stabilizers that are currently non operating but the stabilizer blades are locked in place and available if a new owner wants to refurbish the system.

  • Twin Detroit Diesel 8V-71N. Fresh water cooled,350 hours since major overhaul.
  • Engine alarm system
  • Engine room blower
  • Pilothouse and flying bridge controls, manual wheel steering
  • Three automatic 32V bilge pumps
  • High water alarm (2014)
  • Fireboy 700 automatic, clean agent, fire extinguisher system in engine room (2014)
  • Fresh water electric heads
  • Holding tank with deck or overboard discharge
  • Holding tank monitor (2014)
  • Sea Recovery 15 GPH watermaker
  • Last hauled and painted in Fall 2013. Numerous thru-hulls and seacocks installed and bonded at that time.  New port prop shaft installed.