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2006 Merritt 80\' Custom Sportfish Yacht

2006 Merritt 80\' Custom Sportfish Yacht

Come See Her At Palm Beach Int\'l. Boat Show Ramp 6!

MTU major service completed with 4 months warranty!

Great opportunity to own this 80\' Merritt (6 of 8 built) hull #83. Known for high quality composite construction and exceptional craftsmanship, her beautiful classic profile will effortlessly attract attention. 4 stateroom/4 head layout, with an impressive full size master with a double door entry. The crew stateroom has separate entry access through engine room. Equipped with MTU M91 16V2000 engines (3,790 original hours) has a cruise at 29 knots, 36 top end (4,000 hour MTU service completed 11/2021 with 4 months warranty!). Two 33 kw Northern Lights generators (original 2,980 hours). Two new fresh water pumps (2021) and Bottom was painted 10/2020 and prop speed applied. She has one new a/c chiller, refrigeration service, new bridge cushions, waxed topsides, metal and clean teak deck. Ready for your purchase inspection!

MTU major service 11/2021 with 4 month warranty. Owner wants it sold!

Notable Features:

  • MTU 4,000 hour service completed (11/2021) 3,790 hours
  • Borescope and compression test completed
  • (2) New fresh water pumps (9/2021)
  • New bridge cushions (2020)
  • Clearkote metal coating system applied to outriggers (6/2020)
  • Bottom painted and prop speed applied at Merritt\'s (10/2020)
  • New A/C chiller unit (10/2020)
  • Refrigeration units serviced (8/2021)
  • Hydraulic bow thruster and outriggers
  • Sonar scanner
  • Equipped for long distance travel with duplicate systems
  • Beautiful teak companionway with custom wood handrails
  • Distinctive portholes to embellish natural light below deck
  • Mid-ship master with a double door entryway accented with custom built-in furniture
  • Pullman berth in the large utility room behind the galley
  • Extensive flybridge with (3) Bluewater helm chairs, forward lounge seating, with custom table and refrigeration, massive cockpit with mezzanine seating, overhead a/c, commercial stainless refrigeration and freezer compartments, tuna tubes, fish box and Dometic Ice Chipper

Ready for your survey inspection!!

Merritt is known for the finest innovative materials, custom quality and the most beautiful wood craftsmanship of any sportfish. With exceptional comfort, quality construction and astonishing performance, this is a rare opportunity to own a sophisticated masterpiece that ranks at the top of her class. Her sleek lines and classic profile effortlessly attract attention. These MTU 16V2000 motors have phenomenal power (just 3,790 hours), with an impressive cruise at 29 knots at 2100 rpm complete with an MTU 4 month engine warranty. Excellent layout, sleeps 9 guests with 4 heads. Maintained with continual care and service. Family owned and never used for Charter.

ANOTHER $100,000 PRICE REDUCTION (10/2021) Offers are encouraged!!


From the cockpit mezzanine step through a gorgeous Teak entry door and onto a luscious, burled wood foyer entry. The large custom L-Shaped sofa starboard has desirable fabric which adds to the sophisticated interior and contains rod and storage below. There is a custom Teak and Onyx stone high/low coffee table in the center, with side leaf’s that opens. The port side of the salon has a credenza bar cabinet which opens and displays an illuminated pelagic mural. Below is the ice maker, bottle and glass storage. Next concealed in the credenza is a large Samsung HDTV controlled by an electric high/low mechanism and operated by the enhanced Crestron entertainment system. Forward are three (3) custom Teak bar stools mounted at the base of the Onyx stone galley countertop, which provides a great gathering spot for conversation. Forward starboard is the large dinette with more seating. The aft bulkhead with displays a beautiful Channel etched glass pelagic mural.

  • Burled wood sole at entry foyer
  • Custom L-Shaped sofa, portside
  • Custom Teak and Onyx stone high/low coffee table
  • Custom Teak bar credenza cabinet, port aft, that contains custom bottle storage and glass storage compartments and accented with a pelagic mural backdrop
  • Kitchen Aid Ice Maker
  • Samsung HDTV concealed in cabinet on electric lift  
  • Apple Computer station for video editing
  • Counter seating at galley with three (3) Teak bar stools
  • Custom Onyx stone rounded countertop with Teak bullnose
  • Carpeted sole with runner
  • Vinyl headliner with Teak trim accents
  • Twenty (20) recessed overhead LED lights in salon and galley on dimmer switch
  • Overhead stereo speakers
  • Custom window shades  


Beautiful book-matched Teak cabinetry forward in the galley with ample storage, isolated drawer and cabinet dividers for organized storage space, Onyx stone countertops displaying the luxury decor and accented with rounded Teak bullnose.

  • U-Shaped Onyx stone counter and bar top with Teak bullnose molding
  • Custom Stainless (2) refrigerators
  • Custom Stainless (1) freezer
  • Recessed stainless steel double sink with hot water tap dispenser, garbage disposal and hot and cold faucet with spray hose
  • Fisher and Paykel dishwasher
  • Sharp Carousel microwave oven
  • Miele Four (4) burner stovetop recessed under Onyx countertop behind cabinet
  • Miele oven mounted in cabinet below
  • Two (2) Amerex 1A10BC dry chemical fire extinguishers
  • Burled wood floor

Equipment and Utility Room:

Forward of the galley is Utility/Equipment room which hosts the equipment for the Entertainment System, Satellite receivers, Ship\'s AC/DC main electrical panel, Asko washer and dryer, a single Teak frame pullman berth.

  • Elan power amplifier
  • Two (2) Panamax MB1000 power supplies
  • APC network/camera switcher
  • Intellian I6 TracVision
  • Extron video switches
  • Asko W6461 washer
  • Asko T731 dryer
  • Pullman single berth
  • Monitor
  • Five (5) bilge pump switches with indicator lights
  • Shore/generator selector switches
  • Generator volt and hertz meters
  • Three (3) air conditioning controls
  • Two (2) A.C. voltmeters, two (2) hertz meters, and four (4) ammeters to AC panel
  • Tank Sentry waste tank gauge
  • Carpeted sole
  • Eight (8) overhead recessed lights
  • Amerex 1A10BC dry chemical fire extinguisher


Stepping down a few steps from the galley you enter to starboard side of the yacht, accented with beautiful wood molding and cabinetry that runs along the outer hallway. The crew quarters are immediately port aft, as you step down the stairs. There are port and starboard windows looking out to the sea, and to the port is the master stateroom entrance with beautiful double Teak doors. The guest stateroom is starboard forward, access to the guest head port, and the guest VIP stateroom is forward in the bow.

  • Satin finished Teak cabinetry with burl wood accent
  • Rope accent lighting
  • Storage cabinet, starboard outboard
  • Three indirect lighting for artwork
  • Alcove with light
  • Two (2) stainless steel portlights and covers
  • Six (6) recessed LED lights
  • Central vacuum inlet (no central vacuum installed)
  • Custom carpeting
  • Vinyl headliner

Master Stateroom:

This exquisite master stateroom is unlike any with a double door entry that opens to a full beam berth with custom built furniture, gorgeous nightstands with hand carved fish accents, a frosted mirror over the vanity that conceals a hidden TV, a large cedar lined closet, and an en-suite private bath with Onyx and stone counter tops.

  • Double doorway entrance
  • King berth with custom Merritt designed platform
  • Upholstered headboard
  • Custom Teak soffit above berth with Nautical carved pillars
  • End tables with storage
  • Adjustable recessed LED lighting
  • Storage and sub-woofer below berth
  • Dressing vanity with eight (8) drawers and mirrored storage center, forward
  • Large HDTV with mirrored front that conceals TV
  • Recessed wall with upholstered soffit and drapery
  • Stainless steel porthole window
  • Storage cabinet, port outboard
  • Vanity soffit with three recessed overhead lights
  • Hanging locker with cedar lining, port forward
  • Custom Carpet
  • Upholstered headliner
  • Ten (10) recessed LED lights on dimmers
  • Satin finished Teak cabinetry
  • A/V control
  • Panasonic telephone
  • Halotron fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarm sensor

Master En-Suite Head:

  • Custom vanity with Onyx stone countertop and backsplash
  • Under mounted sink and custom faucet
  • Satin finished Teak cabinetry
  • Gold tone accessories
  • Four (4) recessed LED lights
  • Fiberglass shower with molded seating and Teak frame with glass shower door
  • Gold tone fixed/handheld shower head
  • Two (2) overhead LED lights
  • 110-volt A.C. GFCI outlet
  • Deck hatch
  • Vinyl headliner

Forward VIP Stateroom:

  • Upper double berth and lower single berth each with reading lights
  • Satin finished Teak cabinetry
  • Storage cabinets, starboard outboard
  • Six (6) drawers, starboard outboard
  • Storage locker and hanging locker, centerline aft
  • Storage with sliding doors, port
  • Eight (8) recessed LED overhead lights on dimmer switch
  • Sharp 20” HDTV
  • Panasonic telephone/intercom
  • Crestron A/V control with overhead speaker
  • Air conditioning control
  • Designer carpeting
  • Upholstered vinyl headliner
  • Dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarm sensor

VIP En-Suite Head:

  • Bow front vanity with under mounted sink and custom gold tone faucet
  • Onyx stone countertop and backsplash
  • Medicine cabinet with mirrored door and fixed mirror panels
  • Custom satin finished Teak cabinetry
  • Linen locker with two cabinet doors, inboard
  • Headhunter marine toilet
  • Burled wood floor
  • Custom accessories
  • Fiberglass shower with Teak framed glass shower door
  • Molded seats and shelves, port and starboard
  • Custom gold tone fixed and handheld shower heads
  • Overhead hatch with insect and blackout screen
  • Vinyl headliner
  • Two (2) recessed LED lights

Starboard Guest Stateroom:

  • Upper and lower berth each with reading light
  • Hanging and storage lockers
  • Satin finished Teak cabinetry
  • Two storage compartments, aft
  • Four recessed LED lights
  • Overhead speaker
  • Sharp 15” TV
  • Panasonic KXT7731 telephone/intercom
  • Air conditioning control
  • Vinyl upholstered headliner
  • Custom carpet
  • Portable Sentry safe
  • Smoke alarm sensor
  • Halotron fire extinguisher
  • Electric discharge panel

Port Companionway Guest Head:

  • Sliding entry door from companionway
  • Custom vanity with Onyx stone countertop and backsplash
  • Satin finished Teak cabinetry with under mounted sink
  • Framed mirror
  • Custom faucet and accessories
  • Soffit above sink with two (2) recessed lights
  • Finished burl wood floor
  • Fiberglass shower enclosure with Teak frame and glass shower door
  • Recessed LED light
  • Custom gold tone fixed/handheld shower heads
  • Headhunter marine toilet
  • Vinyl upholstered headliner

Crew Stateroom:

  • Upper and lower berth with custom wood frame and separate reading lights
  • Engine room access door
  • Storage, outboard
  • A/V control
  • Sharp 15” HD TV
  • Air conditioning control
  • Carpeted sole
  • Four (4) recessed LED lights
  • Vinyl covered headliner
  • Dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • Key storage box
  • En-Suite head

Crew Head:

  • Vanity with Onyx stone countertop and backsplash
  • Under mounted sink with storage cabinet below
  • Medicine cabinet with mirrored door
  • Soffit above sink with two (2) recessed LED lights
  • Fiberglass shower enclosure with Teak frame and glass shower door
  • Fixed shower head
  • Headhunter marine toilet


  • Teak over fiberglass deck
  • Teak bullnose covering boards
  • Two steps up to mezzanine level
  • Mezzanine seating with large sofa starboard and single seat port with cushions and drink holders and refrigerated
  • Teak end drink boxes
  • Refrigerated boxes, port and starboard with additional bait freezer
  • Etched bulkhead window with Pelagic billfish Mural
  • Teak mezzanine deck
  • Two in-deck live wells with tuna tubes
  • Aft In-deck fish box with Dometic Ice chipper
  • Lazzarette with two dive tank racks
  • Stainless swim ladder stored in lazzarette
  • Isinglass spray curtains, port and starboard
  • Teak and stainless steel 6-step ladder to bridge
  • Marlin door, starboard
  • Rod holders on tower legs, three port and three starboard
  • Five overhead lights in overhang
  • Two stereo speakers in overhang
  • Custom Large Offset Bluewater fighting chair
  • Recessed gunwale rod holders, four port and four starboard
  • Stern cleats, port and starboard
  • Courtesy lights under gunwales, port and starboard
  • D.C. outlets under gunwales, port and starboard
  • Shore power breakers, port and starboard under gunwales
  • Hubbell 50A shore power connectors, two port and two starboard
  • Hubbell telephone/TV connector, port and starboard
  • Under gunwale storage, port and starboard
  • Dive compressor controls, starboard under gunwale
  • Fire system pull, starboard under gunwale


  • Fiberglass non-skid deck
  • Aluminum bow rail
  • Varnished Teak bow pulpit with stainless steel anchor chute
  • Plowmaster 80 lb. anchor with approximately 30’ of chain and 250’ of 1” nylon rode
  • Muir hydraulic windlass
  • Two bow cleats
  • Foredeck hatch to cabin
  • Foredeck hatch to chain locker
  • Spring cleats, three port and three starboard
  • Varnished Teak cap rails
  • Water fills, port and starboard
  • Two diesel fills, port (4 tanks)
  • Waste outlet, port
  • Handrails above salon window, port and starboard
  • Hold light in rope locker
  • Fresh water washdown in rope locker


Access the flybridge from the mezzanine level in cockpit. There is hatch cover on the top of the bridge ladder, which can be closed for both safety and weather conditions. A Merritt designed ladder with sturdy handrails, and large Teak steps make it a safe and comfortable climb to the bridge. Forward of the Teak helm pod is a large wrap-around bench sofa with great seating and storage beneath, a custom Teak table, a refrigerated drink box, an insulated box, recessed LED lighting and a great spot for entertaining.

  • Three (3) mounted Bluewater Teak helm chairs with foot pedestals
  • Custom Merritt Teak helm console with recessed electronic boxes
  • Stainless steel steering wheel
  • DDEC display panels, port and starboard
  • Detroit Diesel electronic controls
  • Back up engine controls
  • Bow Thruster hydraulic control
  • Three (3) monitors
  • Furuno Navnet Autopilot
  • Two (2) Furuno RD33 units
  • Simrad plotter
  • Furuno Sonar
  • Furuno NavNet
  • Furuno radar controller
  • Standard Horizon Matrix GX2000 VHF radio
  • Ritchie compass
  • Monitor control panel
  • Furuno FA-150 AIS
  • Four (4) fuel gauges
  • Fuel transfer controls
  • Water tank gauge
  • Light switches
  • Horn button
  • Two (2) generator indicator lights
  • Watermaker indicator light
  • Engine ignition and start switches
  • Wrap around bench seating forward with storage underneath
  • Lounge bench seating portside with rod storage below
  • Custom Teak table with dual stainless steel pedestals (sunbrella cover)
  • Custom drink box, portside
  • Custom refrigerated box, starboard
  • Hydraulic Outrigger control
  • Indicators for five (5) bilge pumps and hydraulics
  • One (1) flybridge air conditioning unit, under helm
  • Circuit breakers under helm
  • Garmin GPS Map 5208 GPS/plotter under helm
  • Autopilot pump under helm
  • Two (2) stereo speakers, forward
  • C-Worthy telephone booth helm windshield
  • Nine (9) overhead lights
  • Seven (7) rod holders on aft rail
  • Two (2) overhead speakers
  • Searchlight control
  • Amerex 1A10BC dry chemical fire extinguisher
  • Orion flares
  • 30” life ring
  • Revere 8-person life raft
  • ACR Global Fix EPIRB
  • Fiberglass non-skid deck
  • Hardtop with stainless steel grab rail
  • Fiberglass hatch cover over ladder entrance

Navigation Electronics:

  • Furuno NavNet 3D
  • Furuno navNet 3D Remote unit in tower
  • Furuno NavNet 72 mi radar
  • Furuno Chirp Sounder
  • Furuno S-Band Radar
  • Furuno Searchlight Sonar
  • Furuno Auto Pilot
  • Two (2) Furuno RD-33
  • Furuno AIS FA-150
  • Garmin Touch Screen
  • Three (3) KEP 19\" Monitors
  • Intellian i6 Satellite
  • (4) Engine Room Cameras


  • Merritt fiberglass pod station (with cover)
  • Non-skid deck
  • Hardtop
  • Bench seat with cushion
  • Padded bolster
  • Steering wheel
  • MTU electronic engine controls
  • Furuno RD30 display
  • Ritchie compass
  • Furuno NavNet 3D plotter/GPS
  • Uniden ES UM625C VHF radio
  • Two horn trumpets
  • Forward navigation light
  • Fresh water washdown
  • TV antenna
  • Four stick antennas
  • Carlisle and Finch searchlight


  • Stern light
  • Two radar scanners
  • FLIR thermal camera
  • Airmar sensor
  • Two satellite domes (1 TracPhone, 1 TracVision)
  • Six stick antennas
  • Two XM antennas
  • Four GPS antennas
  • Floodlights, one forward and two aft
  • Anchor light
  • Two Givens Buoy 6-person life rafts (Hydrostatic releases)

Engine Room:

  • Engine room access from crew quarters and from cockpit
  • Twin MTU 16V2000 M91 - 3,790 hours (completed 4,000 MTU service)
  • Monitor panels for port and starboard main engines
  • Ignition switch for port and starboard main engines
  • Back up control panel for port and starboard main engines
  • Fuel transfer crossover piping and valves
  • Crank case and transmission selector valves, port and starboard
  • Hynautic power steering system reservoir and gauge
  • Racor 1000 fuel filters for port and starboard generators
  • Dual Racor 1000 fuel filters for port and starboard main engines
  • Oil change pump and manifold
  • Prime pump connections, port and starboard
  • Emergency bilge suction for port and starboard main engines
  • Dripless shaft seals for port and starboard main engines
  • Control panels for port and starboard generators with:
  • Temperature gauge
  • Oil pressure gauge
  • Voltmeter
  • Hour meter
  • Start/stop
  • Water fill piping and supply hose for port and starboard main engines
  • Fresh water bibb and flex hose
  • Engine oil reservoir tank with sight gauge
  • Hydraulic oil reservoir tank with sight gauge
  • Two (2) automatic bilge pumps, forward
  • High water alarm switch
  • Compressed air storage tank
  • Two (2) fuel transfer pumps with electrically activated valves
  • Two (2) Charles IsoBoost 50 isolation transformers
  • 12 volt; 24 volt; 110 volt; 220 volt electric
  • Access door to equipment room, forward
  • Halon dispersing outlets
  • Sonar Scanner

Pump Room:

  • Gloss finished overhead and shipsides
  • Two (2) overhead fluorescent lights with safety covers
  • Two (2) D.C. compartment lights
  • Ventilation fans, port and starboard
  • Smoke alarm sensor
  • 110-volt A.C. GFCI outlet
  • Access door to cabin, forward
  • Black water tank gauge
  • Aqua Air chilled water system
  • Two (2) Marine Chillers
  • Two (2) air conditioning VFDs
  • Air conditioning control panel
  • Custom refrigeration compressor unit
  • A/C chilled water circulating pump
  • Three (3) air conditioning raw water supply pumps
  • Black water discharge and macerator pump, port and starboard
  • Two (2) Kidde 130 lb. halon cylinders
  • Fiberglass water tanks, port and starboard
  • Eight (8) drawer toolbox
  • Three (3) Headhunter Mach V fresh water pumps
  • Two (2) Watermakers
  • House and cockpit fresh water filters
  • Electric water heater
  • Dockside water pressure regulator
  • Brownies Dive Compressor
  • Wedeco underwater water sanitizer
  • Sea Recovery watermaker and associated pumps and filters
  • Mounted vise and portable bench grinder
  • Halotron 5BC fire extinguisher
  • Two (2) automatic bilge pumps
  • High water alarm

Mechanical Equipment:

  • Two (2) MTU 16V2000 M91 - 2000 hp each (3,780 hours) 6 months warranty!
  • Two (2) Northern Lights 33 KW Generators (2,990 hours)
  • Chilled A/C Water System with Two (2) Chiller Units
  • Dometic Ice Chipper
  • Sea Recovery Watermaker 1800 gpd
  • Brownie\'s Dive Compressor
  • Air Compressor
  • Fuel Transfer System (Dual)
  • Oil Change System
  • Hydraulic Bow Thruster
  • Hydraulic windlass
  • Underwater Lights
  • Freshwater System with Three (3) Pumps
  • Remote Engine Controls
  • Dual Life Rafts
  • Spare Props seven (7) blade in Custom Prop Boxes

Best Priced 80\' on the market!

This is an excellent opportunity to own Hull #83 of the Merritt Pedigree, this is one of the finest built in her.

  • MTU 4,000 hour service completed (3,790 hours)
  • Twin 33KW Generator hours (under 3,000 hours)
  • Bottom painted, prop speed applied and a new A/C chiller installed
  • New bridge cushions and wing curtain panels
  • (2) New fresh water pumps
  • New A/C chiller
  • Lightly cruised and never chartered

Available to see in Ft. Lauderdale

on the south side off the Las Olas Intracoastal bridge!

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.
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.
24.38m (80ft)
6.19m (20ft)
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