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2009 Merritt 72' Sir Reel

$ 3,295,000

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Sir Reel is a 2009 Merritt 72' Sportfish listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Greg Graham. Greg can be reached at 1-305-522-4739 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Merritt Yachts and similar boats. With over 250 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

2009 Merritt 72 Sportfish

A true custom built-to-order sportfish yacht, Merritt’s hull #91, SIR REEL, is a magnificent tournament-ready, fish anywhere convertible yacht. Originally built in 2009 by legendary Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works in Pompano Beach, Florida, SIR REEL was continuously upgraded by her owners over the ensuing decades.

Designed and built to perform and raise fish in any sea conditions, SIR REEL delivers a dry comfortable ride, slicing through head seas with minimal bow rise. She is solidly built of epoxy-infused multi-directional E-glass and carbon fiber that is vacuum-bagged with Core-Cell composite coring for exceptional lightweight strength and endurance.

While timeless in its classic elegant exterior profile and lines, its interior artisan craftsmanship and luxurious materials, Merritt is renowned for seamlessly blending updated traditional styling with state-of-the-art technology, equipment, appliances, electronics, along with redundant systems and machinery to provide superior comfort, convenience, safety, ease of operation, fishing advantages, and many more benefits. SIR REEL is loaded with the best of everything and is a truly turn-key yacht.

2009 Merritt 72 Sportfish

Among the originators of the Florida-Style Convertible Sportfish, Merritt’s Boat and Engine Works of Pompano Beach, got its start in mid 1950s when big game fishing gained popularity as a sport. Wooden boats gave way to cold-molded construction and then to advanced composites for the greater performance and efficiencies realized, in addition to production advantages. Family-owned Merritt continues to operate as one of the world's most respected custom sportfish yacht boat builders.

“SIR REEL’s” exquisitely handcrafted softly glowing joinery, rich leather upholstery, and onyx and granite countertops create an ambience of elegant tradition—comfortable, functional, with understated luxury. The high-end entertainment system and galley appliances are all out of sight under counters or hidden in cabinets and drawers for an uncluttered, open expansive salon area. Large side windows that taper and curve aft, are reminiscent of the 1966 Porsche 911 that inspired the distinctive Merritt design.

The "SIR REEL" is a stunning example of a captain-maintained 72' Merritt. She was built by the most talented craftsmen in the industry, constantly upgraded and is now offered for sale. The "SIR REEL" has a 4-stateroom, 3-head layout, MTU 16V2000 engines at 2400hp with 3,500 original hours, 2 generators, Spot Zero water maker and purifier, Eskimo ice maker, custom live well system, tournament-ready cockpit with shaded mezzanine and fighting chair, flybridge with full electronics, electric teaser reels in hardtop, tower with control station, and much more.

She is as turn-key as they come.


  • Price USD:$ 3,295,000
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  • Location:

    Pompano Beach, Florida, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 72 ft in
  • Display Length: 72 ft
  • Beam: 19' 5"
  • Yacht Category

    Convertible Boats

  • Water Capacity: 400 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 2350 gals
  • Engine Details: MTU 16V2000 M93
  • Engine 1: 3502.00 HRS 2400.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 3502.00 HRS 2400.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:
  • 3,000-Hour service including valve adjustments
  • Spotzero installed
  • Upgraded and added new exterior stereo speakers and subwoofers with dedicated amp
  • New Bluetooth module
  • New carpet
  • Salon headliner replaced
  • All new mattresses
  • All new soft goods, interior and exterior new custom-made bottle holders in liquor cabinets
  • New LED lighting throughout
  • New cockpit shade cover
  • Fly cover with wings, and transom cover
  • New canvas covers for bridge chairs, bridge console, and tower console
  • New Eisenglass panels in cockpit and aft bridge panels


  • Range: Miele 4-Burner
  • Oven: Miele convection
  • Microwave: Sharp convection
  • Refrigeration: (2) Sub Zero 2-Drawer
  • Freezer: Sub Zero 2-Drawer
  • Ice Maker: Kitchenaid
  • Wine Cooler: Avanti
  • Nespresso


  • Whirlpool washer and dryer

Deck and Hull:

  • Anchor Windlass System: Muir hydraulic
  • Anchor: Suncor 80 lb. stainless
  • Anchor Chain and Rode:
  • Underwater Lights: (2)

Electronics and Navigation Equipment:

  • Ships Printer: HP Photosmart 5520
  • Main A/V: Crestron
  • Satellite TV System: KVH - Direct TV / DVR (3)
  • Video Equipment: Kalaidascape Movie Player
  • TVs: (6)
  • Audio Equipment: Request Audio Music
  • DVDs: Sony Blue Ray


  • Radar #1: Furuno 25 kw
  • Radar #2: Furuno 12 kw
  • Autopilot: Simrad
  • GPS #1: Garmin 7610
  • GPS #2: Furuno Nav Net
  • (2) 19" Garmins 8617
  • (1) KEP Screen
  • Depth and Video Sounder: Furuno FCV-1200L, Garmin
  • Night Vision: Flir
  • Spotlight: ACR
  • Compasses: Ritchie
  • Monitors: (2) 21” KEP - 19”Garmin
  • VHF Fixed: (2) Icom 504
  • Single Side Band: M809
  • AIS: Furuno Universal FA-150
  • Bow Thruster Controls: In Throttle Levers


  • Furuno Nav Net
  • Furuno RD-30
  • Icom IC-M504 VHF
  • Simrad Autopilot
  • Kahlenberg Horns
  • Ritchie Compass

Cockpit and Fishing Equipment:

  • VEI Monitor in starboard window for all inputs
  • (2) Large refrigeration boxes
  • Large freezer box
  • Eskimo ice machine
  • (4) 12 volt - 30 amp Electric reel outlets
  • Custom rocket launcher
  • Custom cutting table
  • Merritt fighting chair
  • Mezzanine seating with a/c
  • Side lockers under gunwale
  • Baitwells in deck
  • On deck plumbing with sump boxes for (2) deck wells
  • Rupp hydraulic 4 spreader outriggers with cameras
  • Miya Epoch US-9 teaser reels in overhead on bridge
  • Ample rod storage under bench seating on bridge


  • Output: 32 KW
  • Generators: Onan Hours: 2,390 Port and 2,360 Starboard
  • Gen Fuel Consumption: 3 GPH
  • Shore Power: 2X50 Amp-single phase-240 volts-60khz
  • Batteries: (6) Odyssey
  • Main Engine: Odyssey 24 v
  • Generator Starting: Odyssey 24 v
  • General Service: Odyssey 24 v
  • Emergency: Odyssey 24 v

Air Conditioning:

  • Type: Chilled water (2) Marine Air

Other Machinery:

  • Watermaker: (2) Watermakers Inc. 1950 GPD
  • Bow Thruster: Muir Hydraulic
  • Steering System: Hynautic
  • Fuel Separators/Filtration: (6) Racor
  • Fresh Water System: (3) Headhunter Mach 5
  • Bilge Water System: Rule Pumps
  • Air Compressor: Jun-Air

Security Equipment:

  • Alarm System
  • CCTV System: (2) in outriggers
  • Cameras: (3) engine room, (2) pump room
  • Ships Safe

Fire Fighting and Safety Equipment:

  • Smoke Detector: Main salon
  • Fixed FM System: Kidde
  • Portable: (8) Halotron
  • Life Rafts: (2) Givins 6 man

Owner's personal effects. The name "SIR REEL" will not convey with the vessel purchase.

Engine and generator 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.

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.


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