$ 3,485,000

EL CHUPACABRA Yacht for Sale

80' (24.38m)
Asking Price
$ 3,485,000


EL CHUPACABRA was brought back to Merritt’s Boat & Engine Works for a thorough freshening up after the Palm Beach Boat Show. A recent survey has also been completed. She has a 4 stateroom and 4 head layout plus a single pullman in the utility room. Powered with MTU 16V2000 M91 2000 HP engines with 3800 original hours and two 33 KW Northern Lights generators with 3000 hours.

EL CHUPACABRA  is currently the only 80’ Merritt available for purchase and is now docked at Merritt’s under the shed until sold. To schedule a viewing please call Roy Merritt. 

Northrop and Johnson is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Merritt's Boat and Engine Works. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


Builder Merritt
Model custom
Length (LOA) 80' (24.38m)
Year 2006
Gross Tonn. 70
Draft 5' 6" (1.68m)
Beam 20' 4" (6.2m)
Location Pompano Beach, United States


Staterooms 4
Sleeps 10
King Beds 1
Single Beds 7
Heads 4
Capt. Quarters No

Dimensions & Capacity

LOA 80' (24.38m)
Max Draft 5' 6" (1.68m)
Fuel Tank 3,051 g (11,549 L)
Fresh Water 450 g (1,703 L)
Holding Tank 125 g (473 L)
Gross Tonn. 70
Displacement 135,000


Hull Material Composite
Hull Config Deep Vee
Max Speed 36 Knots
Cruising Speed 28 Knots
Stabilizers None

Engines (x2)

Engine Make MTU
Engine Model 16V2000
Engine Type Inboard
Power HP 2,000
Power KW 0
Fuel Type Diesel
Engine Location Port
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Other Machinery


  • Main Engine: Odyssey (2) two each
  • Generator Starting: Odyssey (2) each
  • General Service: Odyssey (2)
  • Emergency: Odyssey


  • Custom Pharmaceutical Grade Stainless Steel Pumps and Motors for Water maker - Fuel Transfers - Blackwater Discharge - A/C Raw
  • Water and Oil Change
  • Muir Hydraulic Windlass 
  • Headhunter Mach 5 Fresh Water System - 3 Pumps
  • 30 Gal Atlantic Hot Water Heater
  • Jun Air - Air Compressor
  • Racor Fuel Filtration System
  • Brownies Dive Compressor
  • Kidde FM System
  • Merritt Oil Change System
  • Sea Recovery Water Maker
  • Cockpit Fuel Sight Gages
  • (2) Givins 6 Man Life Rafts In Hard Packs On Hardtop 


  • Bluewater fighting chair with offset stanchion
  • (2) In deck live wells with tuna tubes
  • Large in deck fish box with ice pumped in
  • Under gunwhale gaff and mop lockers
  • Fresh water wash down
  • (2) Large freezers and refrigerated box in mezzanine deck
  • Large refrigerated arm rest drink box in mezzanine lounge
  • Electric reel outlets under covering boards - port and starboard
  • Rod holder steps on tower legs leading to bridge
  • Ladder leading to bridge in overhang with hatch
  • Rupp 42’ four spreader hydraulic outriggers with center rigger
  • (5) Tackle Drawers
  • Large Tackle Storage Area Under Mezzanine Seating 

Galley & Laundry Equipment


  • Miele 4 Burner Induction Range
  • Miele Convection Oven
  • Sharp Carousel Convection Microwave
  • (2) Merritt Custom Refrigeration Units
  • Custom Merritt Freezer
  • KitchenAid Icemaker In Bar Cabinet
  • Keurig Slide Out Coffee Maker
  • Fisher & Paykel Dishwasher
  • Franke Double Sink with Disposal


  • Asko Side By Side Washer & Dryer

Communication Equipment


  • Standard Horizon GX2000 VHF’s (2)
  • Furuno AIS


  • Uniden VHF
  • Kahlenbeg Horns

Navigation Equipment


  • Radar #1: Furuno S-Band
  • Radar #2: Furuno
  • Furuno Sonar
  • Depth Sounders: Furuno - Garmin
  • Furuno RD-33 Multi Displays (2)
  • Plotters: Furuno - Simrad - Garmin
  • Furuno Autopilot
  • Flir Nightvision
  • Carlisle & Finch Spotligh
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Bow Thruster Controls


  • Furuno NavNet 3D
  • Furuni RD-30 Multi Display
  • Ritchie Compass
  • Fresh water wash down

Entertainment Equipment

  • Salon TV - 56” LG Ultra HD
  • Intellian Satellite TV System

Deck Equipment

  • Muir Hydraulic Anchor Windlass System
  • Suncor 80 lb Stainless Steel Plow Anchor
  • 30 ft 1/2” Stainless Chain and 250’ 7/8” Nylon Rope
  • 4) Underwater Lights
  • Full Length Bow Rail
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