$400,000 | Morehead City NC

General Description

1972/2019 Merritt 43 Sportfish Convertible, powered by a pair of 2017 Cummins 6CTA 450hp diesels with under 969hrs. This important of boat building history has been brought skillfuly back to life from the stringers up by an experienced, multi Merritt Boat owner/captain. Total refit inside and out completed in 2019. Exquisite finish on the hull, bridge, cockpit and salon including beautiful teak salon entryway, clean charter finish inside with the ability to easily upgrade to a yacht finish for cruising or entertaining. No mechanical detail has been overlooked on this build. This Sportfish will run very respectfully at 25kts @2250rpm burning a stingy 28gph Total!! She'll reach 31kts on the pins. 

Some of the features and extras include:

  • Cummins diesel power with low hours tied to Twin disc 280 Gears with a 2:1 ratio
  • 420 Gal fuel capacity for great range 
  • Dual Domestic AC units 16,000BTU each
  • Eskimo ice maker
  • 3 Sets of 4 blade props
  • Extended height tuna tower
  • 55 gals of fresh water
  • Murray Chairs on the flybridge and in the cockpit
  • Teak cockpit and covering boards and teak toe rail
  • Phasor 12KW generator
  • Garmin GPS/Chartplotter Sounder. Furuno Radar, Simrad autopilot
  • New appliances inside, all new cabinetry and flooring

Just a ton more! More pictures and info to come. 

Please call to set up a showing by appointment only Boat can be viewed in Coral Gables, FL

Mechanical disclaimer

Engine 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.

General Information

  • Boat Name Just Cuz
  • Manufacturer Merritt
  • Model 43 Sportfish
  • Model Year 1974


  • Heads 1

Engine Information

  • Manufacturer Cummins
  • Model 6CTA450
  • Hours 969


  • LOA 41.33 ft
  • Beam 12.17 ft
  • Draft 3.75 ft


  • Fuel Capacity 420|gallon
  • Water Capacity 55|gallon