DESTINY provides the ultimate in comfort and styling in a large, custom, enclosed bridge sportfishing yacht. Launched in 2011, she is the first in the 86’ series and one of only two built with the enclosed bridge. DESTINY has been kept under cover at Merritt’s since new and lightly used, with only 550 hours on 2400 hp MTU engines. DESTINY features three staterooms, each with ensuite head and shower, and separate crew quarters with ensuite head and shower accessible through the engine room and pump room. DESTINY is the only Enclosed Bridge 86’ on the market. This 86' Merritt currently available for purchase on the brokerage market and represents an outstanding opportunity!
Entering the Salon from the air conditioned Mezzanine deck, the Day Head is to port and an L-shaped leather sofa is starboard with rod and reel storage underneath and custom teak coffee table.
Forward of the sofa is the Dinette with seating for four. Three bar chairs facing the Galley are to port. The spacious Galley is equipped with four under-counter Sub-Zero refrigerated drawers and two freezer drawers, cocktail ice machine, dishwasher, and Miele induction range and convection oven.
Forward of the Galley is the very large walk-in Electric Room and Pantry with ample storage for extended cruising. The companionway stairs are starboard leading down to the Crew Quarters on the port side. Forward in the companionway are storage closets and the Laundry center. To port is the Master Stateroom with walk-around queen bed with storage underneath and "his and hers" nightstands. Three large hanging closets provide ample room for clothes. The ensuite bathroom is forward with marble countertops and glass tile flooring. Continuing forward down the companionway is the Starboard Guest Stateroom with over/under bunks and hanging locker. The ensuite head and shower are forward.
All the way forward is the VIP Stateroom with walk-around bed and ensuite head and shower forward.
The spacious Cockpit is equipped with seating for four on the air conditioned Mezzanine with a large teak armrest /drink box. Tackle storage is under the seating and cockpit controls are underneath on the port side. Two large freezers and a large refrigerator are housed in the Mezzanine deck and there is a large storage area under the hinged steps that lead up to the Mezzanine.
The varnished teak Release fighting chair has a built-in rocket launcher and offset stanchion. Under-gunnel lockers provide room for gaffs and cleaning equipment.
A large spiral staircase leads up from the Mezzanine deck to the Bridge Deck with full controls for fishing on the starboard side, aft of the enclosed bridge. Entering the Enclosed Bridge, to port is a sink and under-counter refrigerator and freezer drawers and storage drawers. To starboard is an L-shaped lounge with granite and teak table top. A large electronics dash houses four 19” VEI monitors and myriad electronics. A leather Crown helm chair is on centerline, large leather bench seats are both port and starboard each with large storage drawers below.
EN SUITE BATH
GUEST STATEROOM - STARBOARD
VIP STATEROOM - PORT
VIP EN SUITE BATH
ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT ON ENCLOSED BRIDGE
AFT BRIDGE HELM
FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT
DESTINY represents a rare opportunity for a knowledgeable sport fisherman to acquire a Merritt!
Highest quality craftsmanship abounds in this very lightly used yacht, kept under-cover at Merritt's in Pompano Beach, FL and only used a few weeks each spring in the Bahamas. Never lived aboard and always maintained by Merritt's. Engines equipped with new style injectors, maintained by Owen at Pro Diesel.
DESTINY is one of only two Merritt yachts built with an enclosed bridge and DESTINY is the only 86' currently offered for sale on the brokerage market!
A "must see" for the serious buyer in search of the ultimate luxury sport fishing yacht!
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.