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Fish Tale

  • 54'
  • 1983
  • MERRITT BOAT WORKS
  • Palm Beach Shores, Florida, United States
  • $675,000

ABOUT FISH TALE

DETAILS & DIMENSIONS
  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: MERRITT BOAT WORKS
  • Category: Sport Fisherman
  • Model: N/A
  • Model Year: 1983
  • YearBuilt: 1983
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: N/A
  • Fly Bridge: No
  • Cockpit: No
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 54' 0" (16.46m)
  • LWL: --
  • LOD: --
  • Beam: 16' 7" (5.05m)
  • Min Draft: --
  • Max Draft: --
  • Clearance: 4' 8" (1.42m)
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: --
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: --
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: --
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: --
  • Holding Tank: --
  • Fuel Capacity: --
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: N/A
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: N/A
  • Hull Material: Cold Molded
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: DDEC 8V92
  • Engine Count: Twin
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel

Salon

  • L-shaped sofa on portside with ample storage
  • End tables that lift to access electronics
  • Drapes throughout
  • Low voltage overhead lighting
  • Entertainment center includes: Hi-Def Sony Bravia TV
  • Yamaha stereo tuner, Sony DVD, CD player
  • Direct TV High-Definition Satellite receiver
  • Teak and holly entry way sole

Galley

  • Molded Corian countertops
  • Chrome galley faucet
  • Cooktop with down draft vent, Jenn Air
  • Insta hot
  • Microwave/convection oven, GE
  • Garbage disposal
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Ice machine, Whirpool, GE
  • Refrigerator, Merritt stainless lined
  • Freezer, Merritt stainless lined
  • Galley storage behind Tambour sliding doors
  • Electric panel located in galley outboard

Dinette

  • Located to starboard
  • High gloss teak table
  • Storage below both seats

Master Stateroom

  • Queen berth with storage below
  • Teak end tables with storage
  • His/hers hanging lockers
  • Teak credenza with drawer storage
  • Overhead reading lamps
  • Private access to master head
  • Entertainment center
  • Credenza with Yamaha stereo
  • Receiver, Sony DVD/VHS player
  • Direct TV receiver and Sony Bravia plasma TV

Master Head

  • Upper vanity mirror with sliding doors
  • Teak vanity below
  • Chrome sink with chrome faucet
  • Corian countertops
  • (2) Linen closets
  • Stall shower
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Electric head

Guest Stateroom, Port

  • Upper and lower berths
  • Hanging locker
  • Teak credenza
  • Low voltage lighting
  • Access to Guest Head

Guest Stateroom Head, Starboard

  • Vanity with mirrors and sliding door
  • Teak vanity
  • Chrome faucets
  • Corian countertops
  • Electric head
  • Stall shower
  • Teak and holly sole

Companionway

  • Washer and Dryer
  • Teak sole
  • Wall vac central vacuum

Flybridge

  • Centerline teak helm
  • Teak helm pod with single lever controls
  • Storage under port and starboard bench seats
  • Storage forward of helm
  • (3) Sided EZ2CY enclose (center panel replaced September 2015)
  • Stereo speakers
  • Electronics box overhead
  • 6-rod Aft rail rocket launcher
  • Merritt hard top

Electronics & Navigational Equipment

  • VHF Icom radio
  • Sea 322 marine single side band radio
  • Simrad Robertson auto pilot
  • Northstar 952 GPS plotter
  • (2) Furuno 18" Nav net screens
  • Furuno black box color sounder
  • Furuno black box GPS/plotter
  • KVH satellite TV system
  • HD KVH satellite TV system with (2) high definition receivers
  • Marine stereo with stack CD player, Sony
  • VHF in salon
  • ST 1000 water temp gauge, Dytek

Cockpit

  • Varnished in November 2015
  • Teak bulkhead and freezer fronts
  • Merritt stainless steel lined drink boxes (both port and starboard)
  • Merritt stainless steel lined freezers (both port and starboard)
  • Tackle drawers (both port and starboard)
  • Transom door
  • Gaff and storage lockers (port and starboard)
  • Teak covering boards
  • Teak deck (new 2013)
  • Bridge ladder, stainless steel with teak steps
  • Live bait well located on aft deck
  • Electric reel plugs
  • New gaskets installed in cockpit freezers and drink boxes
  • Starboard freezer compressor (New 2015)
  • Fresh and saltwater wash downs
  • Cockpit fly cover
  • Transom canvas cover

Fishing Equipment

  • Full Pipe Welders tuna tower
  • Rupp center riggers
  • Rupp outriggers
  • Bait freezer
  • Electric teaser reels
  • Refrigerated bait box
  • Live bait well

Deck & Hull

  • Imron paint on hull (Matterhorn white)
  • Teak transom
  • Teak cockpit sole
  • Teak toe rail
  • Teak covering boards
  • Cockpit spreader lights
  • Trim tabs
  • Blue bottom paint

Engine Room/Mechanical Equipment

  • Twin 8V92 Detroit diesel DDEC Engines @ 760hp
  • 20 Kw Onan generator, 2008
  • (2) racor fuel filters
  • Oil change and pump out system
  • Oil filters, remote mounted
  • Engine room blowers
  • Fuel priming pumps
  • Dripless shaft logs
  • Fire system
  • (3) Battery charges
  • Marine exhaust lift mufflers
  • Fuel transfer system
  • Hydraulic power steering
  • Eskimo ice maker
  • Water maker
  • Fresh water spigot
  • Sound shield on generators

Recent Updates

  • New hand rails port and starboard
  • New compressor for starboard freezer
  • Salon windows re-bed
  • Interior wood refinished
  • All new batteries
  • All new bilge pumps
  • Air conditioners descaled and serviced
  • Remarks

    The "Fish Tale" is a classic example of the traditional Merritt look.  This is also the only 54' Merritt ever built.  She has enjoyed low hours and has been well maintained by her current owner.

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