37VT73 Willow
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HIN: OEY370730888 more photos
Hull Laid: August 1988
Yard: Ocean Eagle Yachts, Taiwan
Saloon and Galley
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Peter and Robin Moore July 2022 Willow Ketchikan, AK
Kevin Cronin December 2017 July 2022 McElligott’s Pool Anacortes, WA
Marc Hertel June 2015 December 2017 Rogue Otter Rock, OR
Mark Kelly 2007 June 2015 Tortuga Ashland, OR
Fred and Debbie DeBrals 2004 Tortuga Davis, CA
Bob and Diane Jenson1 December 1989 2004 Rogue San Francisco Bay, CA

About the Owners—past and present

Kevin Cronin: I named her “McElligott’s Pool” in honor of my mother who loved boats and the sea, (so used double t in McElligott) and the great literary work.

The Jensons: Were the original owners of hull #73 and lived in Napa Valley, CA.


  • Galley to starboard
  • Single seat and dressing table in stateroom

Mechanical and Engine Detail

  • Engine Model: Cummins 150hp 4BT3.9
  • Engine Hours: 1151
  • replaced water pump (2014)
  • replaced heat exchanger (2014)
  • rebuilt turbo charger (2014)
  • replaced wet exhaust elbow (2014)
  • Racor double fuel filtration - 2ea units so one is always ready
  • Backup/priming 12-volt fuel pump
  • Water strainer
  • Engine room automatic fire extinguisher
  • Balmar MC-612 Max Charge multi-step alternator regulator
  • Air-Conditioning - Heat Pump: Equipped with a 16,000-btu air conditioning removed
  • Walace heater installed 2022


  • Fresh Water Tanks: (185 Gallons)
  • Fuel Tanks: (250 Gallons)
  • Holding Tanks: (35 Gallons)


  • Garmin gps installed 2022
  • Raymarine E90w - wide touch screen high-resolution multifunction panel
    • Chart plotter, radar display, Seatalk data, course & autopilot reference
  • Raymarine GPS
  • Raymarine 18" 4kw Radome RD418D - digital color radar
  • Raymarine Smart Pilot X10 Autopilot system
  • Autohelm ST-50 Tridata (speed, depth & temp)
  • Garmin GPSmap 545 color chartplotter & GPS
  • Uniden Solara dsc Vhf radio
  • Standard Horizon hailer & fogtones
  • Floscan fuel flow meter
  • Remote controlled spot light on PH roof
  • Delco stereo & CD player with Maxxima box speakers


  • 120-volt AC Electrical System:
    • AC electrical circuit breaker panel
    • Shorepower cord & inlet
    • Xantrex True-Charge 20+ multi-step battery charger
    • True-Charge remote panel at pilothouse
    • Water heater (new 2014) also plumbed to engine heat
  • 12-volt DC Electrical System:
    • DC electrical circuit breaker panel
    • Engine mounted alternato
    • Balmar MC-612 Max Charge multi-step alternator regulator
    • 4ea house bank batteries: Interstate SRM 27 = 340AH Bank (new 2013)
    • Engine start battery

As you enter from the rear cockpit the salon opens up before you. It is built of beautiful teak joinery, with many cold-molded and sculpted details. She has the new arrangement found in only the last few Victory Tugs; with the U-shaped galley on starboard.

The L-shaped convertible settee is on port aft, a pair of floating chairs along the starboard side. A teak 3-leaf table is comfortable for two, but can open up and easily serve six. The table has bronze locking pins to secure in either of two positions; adjacent the settee or it can also be secured along the starboard side of the salon.

The stairs lead up the forward port side to the raised pilothouse. The pilothouse is a very nice place to spend time, with good views of the water on all sides and dutch doors on port & starboard. The long bench seat in the pilothouse is a unique feature to this Victory Tug interior and is made possible with the new galley / stair arrangement. The helm seat converts to a single berth by extending the base, made with tongue & groove wood, and adding an upholstered insert.

Heading down the companionway are three doors, the forward private stateroom, to port is a head & basin or choose door #3 to starboard, which is a stall shower & basin. This is a great arrangement.


  • Seven opening windows ( UV Mermet window screens)
  • Dickenson Propane heater/ fireplace in salon
  • Overhead and reading lights
  • Gorgeous teak joinery
  • Teak & Holly sole
  • L-shaped settee - converts to a 54" wide double
  • Teak table with folding leafs (Bronze securing bolts on table base - two mounting locations)
  • Arm chairs - 2ea
  • Chelsea ships chronometer - brass
  • Double aft doors to cockpit
  • Unique swinging pantry cabinet provides engine room access


  • Great sightlines and good cross ventillation
  • Pilothouse upholstered bench converts to single berth
  • Teak & Holly sole - panels open to expose engine room
  • Hella fan
  • Dutch side doors
  • Aft windows open for ventilation

Master stateroom

  • Double berth with nice mattress
  • Overhead egress & ventilation hatch
  • Stainless portlights
  • Desk with mirror
  • Closet doors with teak louvered panels for ventilation

Head & Shower

  • Vacuflush head system
  • Tankwatch monitoring
  • Head on port side with basin
  • Shower on starboard side with basin
  • Stainless portlights


  • a generous galley with a very practical arrangement
  • large stainless steel sink
  • Pressure hot & cold water
  • brass hand pumps for both fresh & salt water.
  • three-burner LPG stove & oven
  • Propane is controlled by a remote solenoid switch located in the galley.
  • large front-loading refrigerator & top-load freezer. Easy to pack full for extended cruises.
  • Top load freezer
  • abundant galley storage

Deck Hardware

  • Bollard tow post - rear cockpit (secured at hull & deck)
  • Stainless electronics mast above pilothouse
  • Mast and boom
  • Kayak stainless cradle on upper deck
  • Deck box on upper deck

Ground Tackle

  • Maxwell Nilsson horizontal electric windlass (Remote inside pilothouse)
  • Hawsepipe through hull for anchor chain
  • Stainless Danforth anchor
  • All chain : 250-feet appx
  • Stainless plate protects hull at anchor
  • Anchor washdown system - fresh water


  • Window mermet mesh covers - salon
  • Sunbrella door covers - side & aft
  • Sunbrella front window cover


  • Stainless swim ladder (Mounts off starboard side & doubles as secondary engine room ladder storing on mounts)
  • Emergency tiller

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