PRINCIPAL INTEREST | Farr 585 Deck Saloon | 60ft

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US


PRINCIPAL INTEREST | Farr 585 Deck Saloon | 60ft


Fort Lauderdale, FL, US


Performance Deck Saloon fast cruiser from the Farr Yacht Design office. Built by Swedish craftsman at Ericsson Technoyachts, known for their Volvo Ocean race winner in 2009. The design brief was to create a capable, safe, fast cruising yacht that can be operated by an experienced couple. PRINCIPAL INTEREST remains a design that was ahead of its time and is a viable threat today, with her owner achieving a top speed of 21 kts in 28 kts of wind beam reaching.


  • Length: 60ft
  • Builder: Ericsson Technoyachts
  • Beam: 16' 6"
  • Draft: 9' 6"
  • Year: 2009
  • Displacement: 49000.00 lbs
  • Hull: Composite
  • Engine: (1) Yanmar, 160 hp
  • Speed: 21.00


  • Builder: Ericsson Technoyachts
  • Designer: Farr Yacht Design


  • Length Overall: 59.50 ft
  • Length Waterline: 51.42 ft
  • Max Draft: 9' 6"
  • Displacement: 49000.00 lb
  • Ballast Weight Measure: 15000.00 lb
  • Beam Measure: 16' 6"


  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Year Built: 2009
  • Engine Model: 4LH-THE
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 2193
  • Engine Power: 160 hp


  • Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (225 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: 1 (354 Gallons)



  • Capable of sleeping six guests in three private cabins
  • Owner’s stateroom aft
  • VIP cabin forward to starboard
  • Guest cabin forward to port, with two berths
  • Teak joinery with V-groove teak floors
  • Headliner replaced (2023)


Workshop & Forepeak: Starting forward there is an excellent workshop /utility cabin fit out with storage for tools, a teak worktop covering the washer / dryer and deck access via large Rondal hatch.

VIP Cabin to starboard with double berth, hanging locker, drawers and a vanity unit with a swing-out stool. There is a sliding door amidships, which when open makes one giant cabin forward between the port and starboard cabins. Forward of the cabin is access to the workshop/utility room through a shared shower stall and sink area. Ventilation is from a Rondal deck hatch with Ocean Air blind and opening hull port.

Guest Cabin to port with bunk berths, locker storage, Rondal hatch with ocean air blind and opening hull port. The top bunk can be lowered to make a settee for starboard cabin

Aft to port is the Day Head with electric flush Tecma toilet, stainless steel sink and locker storage.

The Main Saloon is next aft with large settee to port and L-shaped settee to starboard around the dining table.

Forward-facing Nav Station aft of the port settee. AC and DC service panel located at Navigation station.

Passageway Galley aft to starboard. Large area with Corian work surfaces and twin stainless steel sink.

  • Top-loading Fridge and Freezer
  • Techimpex, 3-burner propane oven

Master Stateroom: Spacious aft cabin with a centerline queen size berth, desk/vanity unit with swing out chair. Abundant storage in lockers. Two full height hanging lockers.

Ensuite Master Head: Large shower stall, electric Tecma toilet, stainless steel sink with vanity and locker storage. Access to the engine room.


  • Saloon: Alpine stereo with dock for iPhone & remote control, amplifier, Alpine CD player, Grundig DVD player, (4) Bose speakers
  • Master stateroom: Alpine Radio/CD player with dock for iPod/iPhone, (4) Sea & Symphony speakers
  • VIP cabin on starboard: Alpine Radio/CD player with dock for iPod/iPhone, (2) Sea & Symphony speakers + subwoofer
  • Cockpit: (2) Sea & Symphony speakers, waterproof – connected to Salon Alpine unit, remote control


  • Mastervolt Isolation transformer (8 kVA)
  • Mastervolt Autoswitch 110V-220V
  • Batteries: Service battery capacity 960Amp @ 24V, (6) Mastervolt Li Ion, each, 160Amp @ 24V)
  • Navigation battery capacity 115Amp @ 12V (AGM)
  • Engine/generator starter battery capacity 115Amp @ 12V (AGM)

Mastervolt Battery Monitoring

  • Alternator: Mastervolt Alpha Pro alternator 110Amp @ 24V
  • Generator: Mastervolt Generator Whisper Ultra 10kVA Charger: (2) Mastervolt Battery MassCharger 110 Amp @ 24V
  • Charger-Inverter: Mastervolt Combi Charger/Inverter 100Amp@24V/4000 W
  • (2) Mastervolt Battery Charger/24- 12V inverter for start/navigation 10Amp @ 12V


  • Outlets: 220V outlets
  • Lighting: Light switches BTicino. All ceiling lights power LED from Savage Marine Ltd, on dimmers
  • Bus system: EmpirBus System for 24V system


  • Raymarine Axiom GPS Plotter 2022 at Nav station
  • FURUNO DST-800 Triducer (depth, speed, temperature)
  • FURUNO Wind-display F-501-30
  • FURUNO Multi-display FI-504, (3) FURUNO RD33 remote display (at navigation desk)
  • FURUNO DST-800 Triducer
  • FURUNO ETR-6 Black Box network Echolot-Fishfinder Jefa autopilot drive
  • FURUNO Nav-Pilot 500, (2) at navigation desk & pedestal
  • FURUNO Compass PG 500
  • Plastimo magnetic compass at pedestal FURUNO AIS FA-50
  • Barograph Barigo LCD
  • Sat-phone SAILOR Inmarsat Fleet Broadband 250 SSB MF/HF radiotelephone
  • FURUNO 1570-DSC
  • VHF SIMRAD RS87 dual station (at navigation & pedestal)
  • VHF ICOM M87 handheld
  • FURUNO Fax-30 network for weatherfax/navtex
  • FURUNO Navtex NX300-D standalone
  • FURUNO Navnet 3D MFD8.8,4" at pedestal
  • FURUNO Radar DRS4D 4 kW (30 targets MARPA)


  • Hull: Fiberglass sandwich using Divinycell core and Vinylester resin
  • Superstructure: Carbon fiber sandwich with Divinycell core
  • Deck: Carbon fiber sandwich with Divinycell core


  • Teak decks (new 2020)
  • Cockpit table (with extra extension)
  • Seats: Integral seating around table
  • Pushpit seats in teak
  • Swimming ladder: Integrated in bathing platform
  • Bathing platform: Hydraulic bathing platform, swim shower cold/hot
  • Passerelle: Opacmare, hydraulic
  • Deck wash pump: Deck wash pump saltwater/fresh water
  • Steering wheel: TCM teak/carbon
  • Deck hardware: Harken/Andersen

Deck Hatches

  • On aft deck (2) Rondal flush deck hatches for full-width lazarette
  • Flush Rondal aluminum hatch with teak laid to sail locker
  • (6) Flush Rondal aluminum hatches with Perspex to cabins
  • Flush hatch GfK custom teak with teak laid to anchor
  • For Ventilation: (2) Custom dorade boxes in stainless steel for ventilation of forecabins


  • Mainsail: 990 sq’, North Sails 3Di Aramid/Dynema, fully battened with 5 CT-Tech battens & battens retainer, 3 reef singlelines, Equiplite reefblocks
  • Furling Genoa: 947 sq’, 3Di NorthSails Aramid/Dynema, UV-cover, 4 vertical battens Cutter Jib: 473 sq’, D4 Beilken, Carbon-Vectran
  • Storm Jib: 247 sq’, Cross Cut Beilken, Dacron 450gr.-m2
  • Trysail: 258 sq’, Cross Cut Beilken, Dacron 450gr.-m2
  • Gennaker: Code A-0/2 full radial Beilken, Nylite90-Maxlite150, with snuffer ATN
  • Gennaker: Code A-2/4 Runner NorthSails, Superkote 90-130-150, with snuffer Oxley carbon
  • Spinnaker: Code S-7 heavy North Sails, Maxlite 250
  • Code 0: Full radial Beilken, CZ60 Kevlar, non twist luff cable, with flying furler KARVER


  • Mast: Hall Spars carbon painted Awlgrip off-white
  • Reckmann hydraulic mast jack system,
  • Reckmann hydraulic backstay cylinder
  • Reckmann hydraulic jib halyard tensioner
  • Hall Spars 4.5T hanging autolock for spinnaker halyard, Harken switch track, (2) manual halyard winches Andersen 46ST at mast, stoppers & jammers all SPINLOCK
  • Boom: Hall Spars V-boom, Reckmann hydraulic boom vang cylinder
  • Reckmann hydraulic outhaul, internal preventer led to cockpit

Standing rigging

  • Hall Spars SCR discontinuous carbon rigging (round) carbon, painted Awlgrip off-white, adjusters/turnbuckles/spreader tip cups: all in titanium
  • Innerstay & runners: removable T9 Kevlar forestay incl. Wichard ratchet tensioner, (2) runners 7T Kevlar cable incl. Harken Air runner blocks & socks

Spinnaker pole

  • Hall Spars carbon, painted Awlgrip off-white, Harken spinnaker pole track & Harken ball bearing car, Andersen line tender installed on the mast
  • Gennaker pole & retractable bowsprit: Selden carbon
  • Head sail furler: Selden 400 hydraulic Furlex
  • Running rigging: Mafioli DSK Race, Tylaska snapshackles


  • (2) Electric winches Andersen 72ST vario-speed self-tailing primary
  • (2)  Electrical winches Anderson 62ST vario-speed self-tailing (mainsheet, main halyard)
  • (2)  Manual winches Andersen 52ST two-speed self-tailing (preventer, reef lines)
  • Electrical mooring winch Sanguinetti (retractable under deck)


  • Engine: Yanmar 4LH-THE, 160 HP, 2,153 hrs (August, 2023) (150 hrs since total rebuild, 2021)
  • Propeller: Varifold/Brunton 4-blade folding propeller
  • Shaft: CV drive shaft system from Python-Drive
  • Bow thruster: RMC Marine electric, retractable, 8kW (rebuilt 2023)
  • Heating:  Eberspächer Hydronic 10, water heater with heat throughout
  • Hot and cold reverse-cycle air conditioning throughout
  • Generator: Mastervolt Generator Whisper Ultra 10 kVA, 695 Hrs (August, 2023)


  • Flo Scan
  • Fuel: capacity 354 US gal
  • Fresh Water System
  • (2) Fresh Water Tanks: (1) 132 US Gal, (1) 92 US Gal making 224 US Gal total made in acid-resistant stainless steel and fitted with baffles and inspection ports
  • Calorifier: 16 US gal with 230V AC immersion heater or heated by engine  
  • Watermaker: AquaGiv Platin (fully automatic) 58 US gal/hour
  • Shore water: connector to shore water, filter system for shore water
  • Holding: 42 US gal. Acid-resistant stainless steel with baffles and inspection panels capable of being discharged at sea via electric pump, or deck evacuation fittings allow shore-side disposal


  • (3) Electric automatic bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump (engine room)
  • Automatic grey water pump
  • Manual bilge pump


  • 35 kg Anchor “Bügel” with 100m stainless steel anchor chain (10mm)
  • 25 kg Anchor “Spade”
  • Anchor windlass: Lewmar V 4 – hydraulic


  • Life raft 6-person, Avon modular
  • Life raft 4-person, Avon
  • (10) Life vests, SECUMAR
  • EPIRB ACR-Globalfix IPRO 406
  • MOB-System: Ocean Safety JONBUOY
  • MOB-System Lights: Halogen-searchlight 24V @ boardpower
  • Set of flares
  • Auto alarm for all bilge pumps at navigation & pedestal, oil pressure, water temperature, exhaust temperature


  • Covers: Mainsail cover, Steering wheel cover, Cockpit table cover, Cockpit cover, Bimini with various extensions + removable bimini frame in carbon
  • Sprayhood
  • Pots and pans
  • Glasses
  • China
  • Diving compressor: Bauer junior


Owner’s personal effects

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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