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The Hot List - February 2022

By Robert Bowman | Posted On Feb 01, 2022

If you've ever shopped for a boat you've probably been inundated with sales, deals, price reductions, manufacturer incentives, and other messages that dealers and brokers will use to capture your interest. Now introducing "The Hot List" - a collection of 5 of the best opportunities on pre-owned yachts for sale on the market. More than one out of every three boats featured on United's Hot List have sold within 4 weeks of being featured!

The Hot List will be posted at the beginning of each month so stay tuned! (Want to see your boat on the hot list? Fill out our online "What's My Boat Worth" form.)


Hot List boats below in order by length:


Hot List #1 Vote - "EL CHUPACABRA" - 2006 Merritt 80 - Asking $3,485,000

Merritt 80 sportfishing boat

Known for high quality composite construction and exceptional craftsmanship, the Merritt 80's 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 6 months warranty!). Two 33 kw Northern Lights generators (original 2,980 hours). Two new salt 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!

Contact: Michele Renick, 1-954-444-9230

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Hot List #2 Vote - "MS MALAE" - 2008 Custom Carolina 64' - Asking $2,495,000

custom carolina sportfish

Lightning Boatworks was the vision of boatbuilders Bill Schwabe and Roy Barnes and driven by their passion for offshore fishing in comfort. Built in the Jarrett Bay industrial park, their quality of work and attention to detail is what separated them from the other Carolina builders. The testimonies from those who have owned them, run them and fished them will be pleasing news to even the harshest critics.

Contact: Greg Graham, 1-305-522-4739

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Hot List #3 Vote - "MANGO MOON" - 2000 Hatteras 60 Convertible - Asking $599,000

hatteras 60 sportfish

"MANGO MOON" is a beautiful 60-foot Hatteras Convertible that has just come on the market in Coral Gables, Florida. It was completely painted in 2012 and still looks phenomenal. Powered with twin CAT 3412E 1,400HP engines with 2,725 hours. Electronics include 2 Garmin 7616's (2017), 2 VHF ICOM (2017), Garmin Open Array Radar )2017) Fusion Stereo (2017), and more features to enjoy.

Contact: Craig Fountain, 1-772-463-3131

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Hot List #4 Vote - "SHOOTING STAR" - 2007 Morelli & Melvin 50' Catamaran - Asking $835,000

sailing catamaran for sale

This boat is so new to the market, it hasn't received professional photos yet! Morrelli & Melvin’s mission is to “Design and Engineer fast cool boats” which is certainly apparent aboard the easy to handle, fun to sail "Shooting Star". Commissioned by her original owners in 2011, she was built light, strong and laid out for a couple to sail without crew. The current owner has greatly improved the vessel with many upgrades, additional equipment, full paint and rub rail; the list goes on.

Contact: Fritz Grell, 1-772-285-9226

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Hot List #5 Vote - 2020 Regulator 31 Center-Console - Asking $399,999

regulator boats

Spring is almost here and this Regulator 31 is a great opportunity to get out on the water. It is powered with Yamaha 300's with only 480 hours that include a warranty through January 2025. Other features include a Seakeeper Gyro, Optimus steering system with bow thruster, Garmin electronics package, FLIR night vision, and lots of angler-friendly features.

Contact: Chris Fay, 1-561-699-3550

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Also: Review the Hot Lists from June 2021, May 2021, March 2021, February 2021, December 2020November 2020, October 2020, August 31st, July 27th, July 20th, July 13thJune 29th, June 22nd, June 15th, June 8th, June 1stMay 25th, May 18th, May 11th, and May 4th

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