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    2006 Merritt Sportfish

    EL CHUPACABRA | $3,600,000

    Last Updated On: 10/26/2022

    Pompano Beach Florida, United States

    4 Staterooms

    4 Heads

    Engines: MTU - 3800 hrs | 3800 hrs

    EL CHUPACABRA was brought back to Merritt’s Boat & Engine Works for a thorough freshening up after the Palm Beach Boat Show. A recent survey has also been completed. She has a 4 stateroom and 4 head layout plus a single pullman in the utility room. Powered with MTU 16V2000 M91 2000 HP engines with 3800 original hours and two 33 KW Northern Lights generators with 3000 hours.

    EL CHUPACABRA  is currently the only 80’ Merritt available for purchase and is now docked at Merritt’s under the shed until sold. To schedule a viewing please call Roy Merritt. 


    Galati Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Merritt's Boat and Engine Works. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


    Quick Specs

    • Vessel Name: EL CHUPACABRA
    • Builder: Merritt
    • Country: United States
    • Category: Sport Fishing
    • Model: Sportfish
    • Model Year: 2006


    • Cabins: 4
    • Heads: 4

    Hull Information

    • Hull Id: MBN80083D606
    • Hull Material: Composite


    • Length: 80 ' (24.38M)
    • Draft: 5' 6" (1.52M)
    • Beam: 20' 4" (6M)

    Speed / Weight

    • Cruising Speed: 28 Knots
    • Fuel Capacity: 3050 G. 11545 L.
    • Water Capacity: 450 G. 1703 L.
    • holding tank: 125 G. 473 L.

    Engine 1 Information

    • Manufacturer: MTU
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: 16V2000
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 3,800
    • Horsepower: 2,000

    Engine 2 Information

    • Manufacturer: MTU
    • Engine Type: Inboard
    • Model: 16V2000
    • Fuel Type: Diesel
    • Engine Hours: 3,800
    • Horsepower: 2,000



    Furuno Sonar

    Furuno S - Band Radar

    Cockpit mezzanine with air conditioning in overhead

    Cockpit varnish stripped and built back up

    Fresh survey

    Accommodations for 9 persons

    4000 hour engine service completed

    Engine room access from crews quarters and cockpit

    Large master stateroom located mid-ship


    Generators: Northern Lights

    Hours: Port 3012 Stbd: 2988

    Output: 33 KW

    Shore Power: (2) - 50 AMP


    Main Engine: Odyssey (2) two each

    Generator Starting: Odyssey (2) each

    General Service: Odyssey (2)

    Emergency: Odyssey


    Chilled Water System with (2) Chillers - Aqua Air & Dometic


    Custom Pharmaceutical Grade Stainless Steel Pumps and Motors for Water maker - Fuel Transfers - Blackwater Discharge - A/C Raw Water and Oil Change

    Quantum Hydraulic Bow Thruster

    Muir Hydraulic Windlass

    Hynautic Steering System

    Headhunter Mach 5 Fresh Water System - 3 Pumps

    30 Gal Atlantic Hot Water Heater

    Jun Air - Air Compressor

    Racor Fuel Filtration System

    Brownies Dive Compressor

    Kidde FM System

    Merritt Oil Change System

    Sea Recovery Water Maker

    Cockpit Fuel Sight Gages

    Spare Propellors In Crates - 7 Blade NI-BRAL

    (2) Givins 6 Man Life Rafts In Hard Packs On Hardtop



    Salon TV - 56” LG Ultra HD

    Intellian Satellite TV System


    Radar #1: Furuno S-Band

    Radar #2: Furuno

    Furuno Sonar

    Depth Sounders: Furuno - Garmin

    Furuno RD-33 Multi Displays (2)

    Plotters: Furuno - Simrad - Garmin

    Furuno Autopilot

    Furuno AIS

    Flir Nightvision

    Carlisle & Finch Spotligh

    Ritchie Compass

    Standard Horizon GX2000 VHF’s (2)

    Bow Thruster Controls


    Furuno NavNet 3D

    Furuni RD-30 Multi Display

    Uniden VHF

    Ritchie Compass

    Fresh water wash down

    Kahlenbeg Horns


    Bluewater fighting chair with offset stanchion

    (2) In deck live wells with tuna tubes

    Large in deck fish box with ice pumped in

    Under gunwhale gaff and mop lockers

    Fresh water wash down

    (2) Large freezers and refrigerated box in mezzanine deck

    Large refrigerated arm rest drink box in mezzanine lounge

    Electric reel outlets under covering boards - port and starboard

    Rod holder steps on tower legs leading to bridge

    Ladder leading to bridge in overhang with hatch

    Rupp 42’ four spreader hydraulic outriggers with center rigger

    (5) Tackle Drawers

    Large Tackle Storage Area Under Mezzanine Seating



    Miele 4 Burner Induction Range

    Miele Convection Oven

    Sharp Carousel Convection Microwave

    (2) Merritt Custom Refrigeration Units

    Custom Merritt Freezer

    KitchenAid Icemaker In Bar Cabinet

    Keurig Slide Out Coffee Maker

    Fisher & Paykel Dishwasher

    Franke Double Sink with Disposal


    Asko Side By Side Washer & Dryer


    Muir Hydraulic Anchor Windlass System

    Suncor 80 lb Stainless Steel Plow Anchor

    30 ft 1/2” Stainless Chain and 250’ 7/8” Nylon Rope

    4) Underwater Lights

    Full Length Bow Rail


    Owners personal items.

    Why Purchase a Merritt Yachts Sportfish from Galati Yacht Sales

    Because we have one simple philosophy: Always take care of our customers, and one company wide mission statement: Consistently exceed our customer’s expectations. It’s a philosophy and mission that has been the core of who we are since the start of our company in 1970. Today, more than 50 years, 16 locations, and three generations later, we have not wavered from our core and ethics. Every team member at Galati Yacht Sales is there for you every step of the way...before, during, and after the sale, to assure your time on the water in this Sportfish is filled with great memories. Looking for more Merritt Yachts? Browse through our Used Merritt Yachts for Sale

    Disclaimer: 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.

    Mechanical Disclaimer: Engine 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.

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