Garlington-78 Skybridge-2005


This 2005/2012 Garlington 78 is a one of a kind Custom boat!

Garlington built only three of these classic 78 foot Sportfish boats. Kelsey Lee is the only one built with a sky bridge for ultimate comfort and fish ability. Meticulously maintained by its one and only owner this 78 Garlington has had no expense has been spared. Though her hull was originally commissioned in 2005, she underwent a Major Refit done at Merritts Boatyard in 2011. The Kelsey Lee was updated with a complete paint job, New M91 Engines, New Onan Generators, Updated Electronics, and much more.  This yacht has everything you need to travel and fish around the world to include huge refrigerated fish holds, giant bait tank, tons of storage space and an ultra spacious and comfortable interior.

Notable Features:

  • Novurania DL400 hard bottom inflatable w/Yamaha 50 HP 4 stroke
  • Seaquipt davit with custom made carbon fiber boom

  • Three Fuel Tanks for a total of 3580 Gallons

  • Teak deck Mezzanine with AC

  • Release Marine fighting chair white mounted over live bait tank

  • Huge live bait tank center mounted in cockpit with 218 gallon tanks and 3 tuna tubes built in between both tanks

  • SAT TV

  • Cameras CCTV

  • Enclosed Cruisair air conditioned pilot house

  • Three high back Stidd helm chairs – Admiral blue

  • Large volume, allowing extended cruising in complete comfort


     And many more!


Year: 2005
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Hull Material:


  • Satin teak finish throughout
  • Center door entry slightly offset to Starboard
  • Spiral staircase to pilothouse 
  • Small cabinet to port side with Icom M602 VHF radio
  • 3 small drawers to port aft of couch
  • AVX Entertainment System
  • Pop up system for 42 inch Sharp Aquos flat screen TV
  • Louvered door in front of pop up TV for down position viewing 
  • 2 single chairs to starboard
  • L shaped couch to port with storage underneath
  • Teak salon coffee table with 2 teak stools 
  • Cabinet locker forward of couch for glass and plate storage
  • Liquor cabinet under galley counter facing salon
  • 2 stainless steel bar stools facing Galley
  • Custom Rod storage recessed into salon headliner with drop down hatches
  • New carpet in 2011
  • Carpet runner
  • Salon/Dinette Ice Maker by Viking



  • Foruno Navnet 3D new in 2011
  • 3 17 inch KEP monitors new in 2011 Pilot house
  • 1 14 inch KEP monitor new in 2011 Pilot house
  • 2 15 inch KEP monitors new in 2011 Sky Bridge
  • TV KVH M7
  • Fleet FB 250 Satellite phone and Internet 
  • V-SAT V7
  • Autopilot (Simrad AP50)
  • Wind System (Simrad IS15)
  • Transceiver (Simrad IS15)
  • Multidisplay (Furuno RD30)
  • Weatherfax (Furuno FAX207)
  • Navnet GPS Antenna (Furuno GP320B)
  • Navnet Sounder Module (Furuno ETR30N)
  • VHF radio (Icom IC-M88)
  • Sonar (Furuno CH250 BB)
  • Navtex receiver (Furuno NX30-H)
  • Radar (Furuno FAR2127B-6)
  • Cameras CCTV (Elbex EXC9/4H)
  • Matrix switcher for cameras
  • Telephone System (Panasonic KX-T7730)
  • Liferaft (Switlick CLR-10H-HFL-USCG-MKII)
  • Outdoor speakers (GME SPKW602)
  • Ships Computer
  • Navigational computer with Nobletec
  • VHF Radio for tender (Icom IC-M402)
  • Compass for tender (Offshore Horizon 75)
  • Remote controlled search light (ACR RCL-100D)
  • PC Printer Hewlett Packard
  • AVX Entertainment System