1975
Year
MERRITT BOAT WORKS
Builder
43' (13.11m)
Length
1
Cabins

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Big Wednesday - 1975 43' MERRITT BOAT WORKS 43
Lighthouse Point Florida
$625,000 USD


Yacht for sale is a 1975 MERRITT BOAT WORKS 43' "Big Wednesday" 43 Sport Fisherman in Lighthouse Point, Florida,
USA. The “Big Wednesday” was built as the “No Problem” in 1975 for JoJo Del Guercio. She was the first of the famous 43’s built by the Merritt Boatyard. The boat was their first cold molded hull. The boat has been used to chase giant Bluefin tuna and blue marlin fishing in the Caribbean and USA. The ownership and fishing accomplishments of the boat and crews are legendary. She has been owned, operated, and maintained to a very high standard by the same family for the past 16 years in South Florida. Re-powered in 2007 with new Cummins QSC 540HP motors. She is fast, comfortable, economical and as beautiful a boat as you will find.

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LENGTH 43' (13.11m)
BUILDER MERRITT BOAT WORKS
ASKING PRICE $625,000 USD
BUILT (REFIT) 1975 (2007)
BEAM 13' (3.96m)
DRAFT N/A
MX SPEED 32 Knots 37 MPH
CRUISING SPEED 27 Knots 31 MPH
CABINS 1
GROSS TONNAGE 33.00
DISPLACEMENT N/A
LOCATION Lighthouse Point, Florida,
USA
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FULL SPECIFICATIONS

Accomodations

The Big Wednesday sleeps 2 people comfortably in one stateroom with V-berths forward with ample storage under each berth. In addition, the salon sleeps 2 guests with a convertible dinette and sofa. Head is located to port with a standalone shower, SS sink, and storage lockers. Hot water heater. In the companionway there are storage lockers for rods and reels as well as a microwave. 

Salon/Galley

The galley is located to the port with a SS hidden sink, a built in refrigerator (port side), and a built in freezer (starboard side). TV/DVD combo on the counter top. Long sofa with storage underneath and a 4 person dinette with the map of the Caribbean with custom tackle drawers framing the sliding entrance door. The salon has a Fusion Radio with ceiling speakers, a Standard Horizon VHF Radio, and a Revere Elite Offshore 6 man life raft. 

Deck

The cockpit is teak with 2 separate built in freezer/drink cooler combinations on the port and starboard side of the entrance door. The cockpit has plenty of length and storage with 2 long gaff lockers. The live well is in the deck and is 100 gallons and free flowing. The generator hatch is adjacent to the entrance door. A Merritt fighting chair with rocket launcher and foot rest. Rod storage and cockpit speakers are in the cockpit overhang. 
  • Saltwater Washdown
  • Freshwater Washdown
  • Transom Door
  • Massive Natural Flow Live Bait Well
  • (2) Drink Boxes
  • (2) Freezers
  • Teak Covering Boards
  • Teak Deck
  • Aft Flood Lights

Flybridge

  • Helm with Single Lever Controls
  • Flybridge Curtains
  • (2) Bridsall Manual Teaser Reels
  • Analog Engine Gauges
  • Smartcraft Engine Displays
  • Electronics Suite
  • Bluewater Helm Chair
  • Bench Seating with Life Jacket Storage Underneath
  • (7) Rod Holders
  • (2) Fly Rod Holders

Electronics

  • Northstar 6000i GPS 15" Unit (backup never used included with sale)
  • Northstar 10kW Open Array Radar (72nm range)
  • Garmin 741 Back Up GPS
  • Simrad AP21 Autopilot
  • Furuno FCV-1100L Depth Sounder
  • Furuno RD-30 Depth & Temperature
  • Datamarine Depth Recorder in Tower
  • Fusion MS-RA205 with (2) Zones (salon & cockpit)
  • (3) Standard Horizon Marine VHF Radios
  • Navigation Lights

Tuna Tower

  • 36' Marine Welders (Jack Hopewell) Tuna Tower
  • Datamarine Depth Recorder
  • Helm & Controls 
  • Compass
  • Painted Black for Reduced Glare
  • (4) Tower Leg Rod Holders
  • Clear Coated

Fishing Equipment

  • Merritt Fighting Chair
  • Rupp Triple Spreader Outriggers 40'
  • (2) Gunnel Rods Holders
  • (3) Electric Reel Outlets

Engine Room

  • 2007 Cummins QSC 540hp (1752 Hours 9/18)
  • Phasor 12.5 kW Generator
  • Halon Fire System
  • LED Lights
  • Drip-less Shaft Seals

Listing Marketed by

Travis Motta
Moran Yacht and Ship
1300 SE 17th Street
Suite 204
Fort Lauderdale, Florida,
USA

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Moran Yacht and Ship