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2020 Merritt 77 Merritt Sportfish Convertible

2020 Merritt 77 Merritt Sportfish Convertible

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Introducing the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible, a remarkable vessel that sets a new standard in the sportfishing yacht category. Located in Pompano Beach, FL, this yacht is a testament to modern engineering and design, with a newly designed hull by Michael Peters that marks a significant milestone for the Merritt lineup. At 77 feet in length, it is built for both luxury and functionality, making it a perfect choice for those with a passion for fishing and extensive travel. With an asking price of $9,900,000, this yacht is equipped with over 2800 gallons of fuel capacity complemented by a fuel polishing system and an Atlas onboard frequency converter, ensuring readiness for global adventures. The power comes from twin MTU M96L engines, which have recently undergone extensive maintenance, supported by twin Kohler generators, also meticulously maintained.

The interior of the Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible is just as impressive as its engineering, offering luxurious accommodations that include matching granite countertops and custom burl wood floors. A state-of-the-art Fresh Air Make-up system guarantees high-quality indoor air, enhancing the onboard living experience. For navigation and communication, the yacht is outfitted with an advanced electronics suite that includes Furuno radar, Simrad autopilot, and Garmin GPS. Fishing enthusiasts will appreciate the full Pipe Welders Tuna Tower with upgraded carbon fiber components, hydraulic outriggers, Bluewater helm chairs, and a fighting chair. The large Mezzanine area features an electric grill and ample storage, while the cockpit boasts a day head, drink box, two freezers, and a convertible box freezer/refrigerator. The engine room showcases the powerful Twin MTU 16V2000 M96L engines with 3200 hours and an extended warranty up to 3600 hours, alongside a Seakeeper HD30 for unparalleled stability. With additional amenities like a Pump Room with air conditioning, a watermaker, and an emergency escape hatch, this yacht is meticulously equipped for both comfort and performance on the open water.

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Basic Information:

  • Price: 9,900,000.00 USD
  • Length: 77 ft
  • Year: 2020
  • Make: Merritt
  • Model: 77 Merritt Sportfish Convertible

Technical Specifications:

  • Beam: 23 ft
  • Draft: N/A
  • Fuel Capacity: 2800|gallon
  • Water Capacity: 300|gallon
  • Cruising Speed: 37 kn
  • Maximum Speed: 40 kn

Engine Details:

  • Make: MTU – Model: 16V2000 M96L – Power: 2600|horsepower
  • Make: MTU – Model: 16V2000 M96L – Power: 2600|horsepower


Pompano Beach, FL, US

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What makes the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible stand out from other yachts?

The 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible is a unique masterpiece in the yacht market, distinguished by its newly designed hull by Michael Peters, marking it as a pioneer in design. Not only is this yacht built for extensive journeys with over 2800 gallons of fuel capacity and a comprehensive fuel polishing system, but it also includes an Atlas onboard frequency converter, enabling global travel without power compatibility issues. With its advanced electronics suite, full Pipe Welders Tuna Tower, and exceptional fishing equipment, this yacht is fully equipped for both luxury cruising and serious fishing expeditions.

Is the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible designed for long-distance voyages?

Absolutely, the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible is perfectly outfitted for extensive travel. With a fuel capacity of over 2800 gallons and an advanced fuel polishing system, it ensures uninterrupted and efficient voyages across the seas. The onboard Atlas frequency converter further allows for worldwide travel by adapting power systems to local grids, making it an ideal choice for adventurers seeking to explore international waters.

How does the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible cater to fishing enthusiasts?

The 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible caters to fishing aficionados with an array of specialized equipment. It boasts hydraulic outriggers, Bluewater helm chairs, and a professional-grade fighting chair, ensuring a top-notch fishing experience. The yacht features a full Pipe Welders Tuna Tower with upgraded carbon fiber components, which, along with extensive storage and an electric grill in the large Mezzanine area, provides both the performance and comfort needed for lengthy fishing excursions.

What are the key luxury features of the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible?

Luxury meets functionality in the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible, which boasts sumptuous accommodations including matching granite countertops and custom burl wood floors. For added comfort, it offers a Fresh Air Make-up system to ensure high-quality indoor air. The cockpit is well-appointed with conveniences like a day head, drink box, two freezers, and a convertible box freezer/refrigerator, making it ideal for entertaining. The yacht’s sophisticated aesthetics combined with practical luxury features make it a standout choice for discerning buyers.

Can the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible be considered a good investment for international cruising?

Yes, the 2020 Merritt 77 Sportfish Convertible is an excellent investment for those interested in international cruising. Its equipped with cutting-edge mechanical systems including an Optimus Steering System and a SidePower Bow Thruster for superior maneuverability. The inclusion of a Seakeeper HD30 stabilizer enhances comfort during global journeys, while the extended warranty on its Twin MTU 16V2000 M96L engines, with 3200 hours of operation, assures reliability and peace of mind during your adventures. The yacht’s unparalleled performance, combined with its advanced fuel and power management systems, make it an optimal choice for global explorers.

Provided Description:

Currently located in South Florida, this 2020 model year is based on a newly designed hull by Michael Peters. Artemis is the first of the Merritt 77 hulls to be built.  The two owners spared no expense setting this boat up for extensive travel. She carries over 2800 gallons of fuel, a fuel polishing system, and an Atlas onboard frequency converter. This boat can travel the world in comfort. Powered by MTU M96L with recent extensive maintenance. In addition, twin Kohler generators have undergone extensive maintenance and upkeep. The interior of the vessel boasts matching granite counter tops throughout. Custom burl wood floors adorn all interior spaces not carpeted. Door hardware is high quality polished Stainless with natural leather accents.  A Fresh Air Make-up system assures the air quality remains good throughout the vessel interior.

SALON Entry from the starboard side of the mezzanine deck. Large U-shaped leather sofa to port, with storage beneath and behind. On the starboard side an additional sofa with storage beneath and behind for rods and a bottle rack. Two Armrests with hinged tops and drawers provide additional storage. Rectangular teak coffee table with two drawers and ample storage below.  Bar cabinet with custom bottle storage and ice maker in the companionway.  Dinette is forward to starboard with teak accents and granite, seating for four. Drawers below the dinette provide additional storage. GALLEY (6) SubZero in total, four refrigerator drawers and two freezer drawers. Galley and pantry with custom storage throughout.  Four burner Miele cooktop recessed below countertop with down draft exhaust fan and Miele oven below.  Large granite countertop, with double stainless-steel sink and disposal. Microwave/convection oven.  Abundant cabinets and drawers specially designed to hold kitchen cookware. PORT ATTIC (AV ROOM) & STARBOARD ATTIC (POWER DISTRIBUTION PANEL) Ample storage in the pantry area.  Port side contains two of the chiller air handlers for the salon and the AV/communication systems Rack.  The third chiller for the salon is located to starboard along with the power distribution system.  Starboard attic also contains the controller for the fresh air makeup system and salon air conditioners.  COMPANIONWAY Located offset to starboard with teak steps down and ample storage beneath. The first door to starboard is the crew room.  The first door to port is the master.  A linen closet is to Port just forward of the master. Across from the linen closet is the guest head Just forward of the guest head is the guest bunk room  The washer and dryer are across from the guest room (New Sept. 2023)  Forward is second master or VIP. MASTER STATEROOM King-size walkaround berth with storage below.  Teak and granite nightstands with remote HDMI port, USB and power.   Headboard Cabinet opens to custom locker for rod storage. Large cedar-lined closet.   Entrance to ensuite master head located forward with extra-large head and shower, Headhunter toilet. VIP or SECOND MASTER STATEROOM Athwartship walkaround king bed with storage below.  Headboard Cabinet opens to custom locker for rod storage. Two nightstands with granite tops, remote HDMI port, USB and power outlets.  Cedar-lined hanging locker.   Dresser/cabinets to starboard, below custom hanging locker.  Large Smart TV.  Entrance to ensuite head is located forward with matching granite, flooring, and headhunter toilet. STARBOARD GUEST STATEROOM Over under twin berths with drawer storage beneath.  Cedar-lined hanging locker. Smart TV is located on the aft bulkhead. The ensuite head also operates as a guest head with doors for access from the companionway and guest bunk room.   CREW STATEROOM Over under twin berths, with drawer storage beneath.  Cedar-lined hanging locker.  Smart TV on the aft bulkhead.  Ensuite head with shower is located aft.  ELECTRONICS Primary radar Furuno model # FAR 1528 25KW 96nm black box radar.  Simrad second radar TXL-10S-6.  1) Garmin GPS MAP.  Three large Seatroninc displays with touch screens for Garmin and Simrad.  (1) Garmin GPS MAP  7612 located above in Teaser Reel box for aft facing use. (1) Rudder angle indicator  Garmin GSD dual frequency chirp sounder.  Simrad A2004 autopilot.  KVH TracVision TV.  KVH TracPhone.  Sirius XM satellite receiver.  (2) Icom VHF radios.  Furuno satellite compass.  Furuno RD33 multi data.  FLIR M625CS night vision Stabilized camera.  Recessed actuated Light bar located in tower helm pod. Sonar Omni scan CSH8LMK2 85KHZ.  AIS class A.  Marina Wi-Fi Aigean network. Camera system viewing engine room and forward from hard top.  Satellite TV with Direct TV and Dish network receivers.  Starlink Satellite Internet installed on buggy top(2024) TOWER & TOWER ELECTRONICS Full Pipe Welders Tuna Tower Garmin GPS/plotter/sounder/radar.  Inputs for sonar in the tower. Icom VHF radio.  Compass.  Upgrade to carbon fiber hardtop, platform, control box, and components.  Airflow style control box with recessed actuated light bar.  LED style flood lights. FISHING Pipewelders hydraulic 4 spreader 50‘ outriggers.  Pipewelders center rigger.  Three Bluewater helm chairs with footrests.  Bluewater fighting chair with offset stanchion.  Custom on-deck, removable live wells and tuna tubes. Ice Sea salt and freshwater ice chippers. Large in-deck fishbox with Ice Dump Ice Sea Unit Miya Epoch teaser reels (four).  12V/24V under gunnel electric reel outlets. Flush mount rod holders in covering boards. Large tuna door with gate and removable boarding ladder. Tackle storage drawer in Mezzanine Two cockpit under gunwale lockers for gaff storage COCKPIT Large Mezzanine with Bluewater Table Armrest with Salon Entry keypad, VHF and auxiliary charging outlet. Gaggenau Electric Grill located in slide-out mezzanine drawer. Day head access located on mezzanine  Granite countertop with sink and storage beneath.  Large medicine cabinet. Headhunter toilet. Ample Storage beneath mezzanine bench In the cockpit, one drink box, two freezers, and one convertible box freezer/refrigerator. Custom Storage in engine room access for shammy, brush poles and shade poles.  ENGINE ROOM/ MECHANICAL Twin MTU 16V2000 M96L engines with 3200 hours extended warranty to 3600 Twin Kohler 32kW generators recently undergone extensive maintenance. Seakeeper HD30 installed in its own compartment below cockpit. Fuel sight tubes for aft tanks.  (2) 24V battery chargers. Parker fuel filters for main engine and gens. Optimus Steering System Local MTU main engine displays and controls Fire suppression system recently inspected. Crash valves on main engines Main engine, generator and house AGM batteries LED overhead lighting. Automatic bilge pumps throughout.  Engine Room Fans. Engine, generator, and transmission oil change systems. Ample storage outboard of main engines and behind generators. Alpha Laval fuel polishing system and valve manifold system with capability to polish and move fuel in any direction.  Fuel transfer pumps on both port and starboard side, valved for redundancy.  Hydraulic PTO system services the SidePower Bow Thruster and Windlass PUMP ROOM Air Conditioned Pump Room  Pump Room Escape hatch through galley sole. Chilled water A/C chillers FCI 1200 GPD Watermaker. (3) 220V freshwater pumps. Dual raw water pumps for A/C system. Atlas Power Management system for 50hz conversion, can take power anywhere.  Brownies dive compressor located (serviced in October 2023). Spot Zero  Thermostat controlled exhaust fans

Fly Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Merritt’s Boat & Engine Works Brokerage.

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