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Merit 25, 1983, Grand Rivers, Kentucky, $5,700, Price reduced 6/17/21 to $5,400, SOLD 7/12/21

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Merit 25, 1983

  • “Attitude”
  • Located in Grand Rivers, KY

    Speedy racer/cruiser on a two axle trailer.

  • Trailer was upgraded with new surge brake system in 2020.
  • Boat is ready to go. New VC-17 bottom paint in May, 2021.
  • Tohatsu 3.5 motor.
  • Sobstad sails: Dacron main, Mylar main, 155%, 135%, and 95% Mylar jibs. 2 spinnakers.
  • Includes spinnaker pole, anchor, mast windex and lines.
  • Cushions are in excellent condition.

    The Merit 25 is a recreational racing/cruising keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass, with teak wood trim. It has a fractional sloop rig, a raked stem, a slightly reverse transom, an internally mounted spade-type rudder controlled by a tiller and a fixed fin keel It displaces 2,900 lb and carries 1,050 lb of ballast. The boat has a draft of 4.00 ft with the standard keel. The boat is fitted with a 3.5 hp Tohatsu for docking and maneuvering.

  • Accommodations include a forward "V"-berth and two main cabin berths that extend under the cockpit to save space. The steel mast support is at the foot of the "V"-berth. The galley has a sink.
  • The boat has internally mast-mounted halyards, spinnaker-pole lift and outhaul The 4:1 main sheet traveler is mounted in the middle of the cockpit. A boom vang and Cunningham are standard equipment. The jib is controlled by two blocks on rails and two cockpit-mounted winches. Two additional winches are mounted on the cockpit roof for the halyards. The design has a PHRF racing average handicap of 171 with a high of 185 and low of 165. It has a hull speed of 6 knots.
  • More photos available upon request. $5400. Come get her!


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