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2000 Merritt 80 Sport Fishing

$3,995,000 USD

  • $3,995,000 USD
  • Stan Hoynowski
  • Active
  • Used
  • Multi Species Fish Boats
  • 2000
  • Merritt
  • 80 Sport Fishing
  • Power
  • 80ft / 24.38 m
  • 20ft 3in / 6.17 m
  • Mtu
  • 16v2000
  • Inboard
  • Diesel
  • Fiberglass
  • 2015-09-10
  • 2016-10-21
  • 2226628


"Complete major overhaul just completed Jan. 2016 by Elite Diesel with full one year warranty. Both generators replaced with warranty. Completely updated and ready for the season, you won't find a better looking , better equipped Merritt on the market"

"Owner will consider smaller quality sport fish on trade"

This 2000 80 Merritt "The Badonkadonk" is a real show piece.   This vessel is the epitome of what a true sportfisherman should look like.  From her awesome pedigree to her striking lines this boat has it all.  Fresh out of the yard from an extensive refit she is ready to travel anywhere in the world in style and comfort.  If you are in the custom sportfish market, and want the best of the best, you owe it to yourself to see this head turner.


Updates 2013-2016

  • Zeroed out major overhaul Mtu 16V2000 with one year warranty 

  • 2 New Kohler 32 KW Gensets with sound shields and 5 year warranty

  • New Chiller compressors with Btu increased 

  • New cockpit refrigeration compressors 

  • New dewberry style couches in salon with shock assisted lifts and abundant storage underneath 

  • New LED underwater lights 

  • All new electronics
  • Replaced all hoses in engine room
  • New flybridge enclosure
  • New props
  • Hull painted
  • Foredeck painted
  • Mask painted
  • New recessed teaser reels
  • New Bluewater fighting chair
  • New Bluewater helm chairs (3)
  • All varnish stripped and cleared throughout exterior
  • Tackle center added
  • New TV's throughout boat
  • Upgraded stereo system and A/V
  • New electric salon door
  • All granite counters replaced along with new sinks and faucets throughout
  • New LED lighting with Vimar switches inside and out
  • New carpet
  • Full engine and generator service
  • New bedding and bed spread
  • Fresh bottom job
  • New covers for everything
  • Clear Cote on all aluminum and windows
  • New fly-bridge and mezzanine air conditioning
  • All new soft goods on bridge and cockpit 
  • All new appliances (wine chiller, stove, microwave, washer, dryer, coffee maker)

Vessel Walk Through

Entering the massive cockpit, the first thing you will notice is the beautiful teak work that abounds, from the varnished teak bulkhead and toe rails, teak covering boards, teak decks, to her teak transom this boat has it all.  There is also a large air conditioned mezzanine as well as a (4)  four large freezers in the deck. 

As you enter the large salon you are greeted to a very open feel.  There is a large sofa to port and entertainment center to starboard.  Moving forward is a u-shaped galley to port and large dinette to starboard.  Heading down the companionway is a crew stateroom with (2) two bunks to starboard with adjoining head. Just forward to port is the Master stateroom with queen bed and ensuite head.  As you head forward in the hallway is another stateroom with (2) two bunks and ensuite head to starboard and washer/dryer room with adjoining tackle storage to port.  All the way forward is the VIP stateroom with a queen bed and ensuite head. 

The bridge on the boat is massive and features (3) three helm chairs as well as a large seating area forward of the air conditioned helm.


  • Large u-shaped leather couch with storage
  • Custom wood coffee table
  • New carpet
  • New electric salon door
  • TV center on electric lift
  • New custom barrel chairs
  • All new LED lighting and Vimar switches
  • Storage
  • All salon windows tinted


  • New granite counter tops with under-mount sink
  • New convection microwave
  • New cooktop
  • New wine chiller
  • Burl wood floors
  • Water heater
  • New washer and dryer
  • Ice maker
  • Sub-Zero refrigerator
  • Custom Merritt refrigerator and freezer
  • Custom pot and pan storage
  • Pressure water system
  • Large rod and reels storage room in hallway


Master Stateroom and Head

  • Queen bed with storage
  • New bedding and bedspreads
  • Etched glass headboard
  • Full cedar hanging locker
  • New carpet
  • New TV
  • Vanity
  • New Granite counter tops with under-mount sink
  • New fixtures and faucets
  • Burl wood floors
  • Medicine cabinet
  • New LED lighting and switches

VIP Staterom and Head

  • Queen bed with storage
  • New bedding and bedspreads
  • Full hanging locker
  • New carpet
  • New TV
  • Vanity
  • New granite counter tops with under-mount sink
  • New fixtures and faucets
  • Burl wood floors
  • Medicine cabinet
  • New LED lighting and switches

Starboard Forward Guest Stateroom and Head

  • Twin over and under bunks
  • New bedding and bedspreads
  • New TV
  • Hanging locker
  • New LED lighting and switches
  • New carpet
  • New granite counter-tops and under-mount sink
  • Burl wood floors
  • New fixtures and faucets

Starboard Aft Crew Stateroom and Head

  • Twin over and under bunks
  • New LED lighting and switches
  • New carpet
  • New fixtures and faucets
  • New bedding and bedspreads
  • Burl wood floors
  • New TV
  • Hanging locker
  • New granite counters with under-mount sink


  • Flybridge air conditioning
  • (3) Three new Bluewater helm chairs
  • All new soft goods on bridge
  • Teak deck at raised helm area
  • Ne EZCCY enclosures 2013
  • Storage
  • Teak helm and pod with fresh varnish and clearcoat
  • Recessed MYIA epoch electric teaser reels
  • Tricolor LED lighting in hardtop
  • Bow thrust controls in handles
  • Drink box
  • Large seating area


  • Full refit 2013/2015
  • KVH 7 SAT TV
  • FLIR thermal night vision
  • (3) Furuno MU190 HD displays
  • Simrad 25 KW radar
  • Simrad 6 KW radar
  • Simrad BSM-2 sounder
  • Airmar R509-C LM transducer
  • (3) Simrad NSO processor
  • (3) Simrad OP 40
  • (2) ICOM 604 A VHF
  • KVH Tracfone FB150
  • (4) Engine room cameras
  • Jastran rudder steering system
  • KVH satellite communications
  • Upgraded JL audio stereo with Fusion head
  • Simrad WM-2 weather/radio module
  • Simrad NAIS-400
  • (3) Furuno RD-33
  • Simrad NSS 12 (tower)
  • (2) ICOM VHF command MIC (tower)

Electrical System

  • (6) New batteries - 2013
  • New power cords 2013
  • (2) Battery chargers
  • Automatic battery charger
  • Battery parallel switches
  • (2) New Kohler 32 kW Gensets with sound shields and 5 year warranty
  • Electrical system DC 12V, 24V, AC 110V, 220V


Engine Room and Mechanical Equipment

  • Quantum 30 HP bow thruster
  • Eskimo ice machine
  • Marine Air A/C reverse cycle
  • Trim tabs
  • ZF transmissions 2:1
  • (2) Bilge blowers
  • (2) Automatic and manual bilge pumps
  • Emergency engine stops
  • Engine alarms
  • CO2 Automatic fire extinguishing system
  • Fresh water cooling system
  • Fuel filters
  • Fuel shut off valves
  • Jastram hydraulic steering
  • Water Inc Watermaker 1500 GPD
  • 16V2000 MTU with services up to date


  • New  Bluewater fighiting chair with offset
  • Teak bulkhead with new claer
  • Teak covering boards with round voer
  • Fishbox
  • Mezzanine seating with A/C
  • Teak decks
  • Livewells in decks
  • 30 Amp deep drop plugs
  • Refrigerated drink box
  • Storage area
  • Teak transom
  • Cockpit freezer
  • Underwtaer lights
  • All new soft goods


  • Teak decks
  • Teak transom
  • Freshly painted black mask
  • Teak Bulkhead
  • Teak toe rails
  • Teak covering board
  • LED spreader lights
  • Updated hard top and buggy top
  • Life jacketst
  • Freshly painted hullsides
  • Hydraulic Muir windlass
  • Teak pulpit
  • Navigation ligths
  • Marquipt davit (removable)
  • Freshly painted non skid
  • Clear Cote on all aluminum and windows

Fishing Equpment

  • New Bluewater fighting chair with offset
  • Pipewelder 51' outriggers with new rollers
  • Jack Hopewell tuna tower 36'
  • Transom door
  • In-deck livewells
  • Fishbox
  • Cockpit Controls
  • Electric teaser reels
  • (3) Cockpit freezer in Mezzanine
  • Cockpit tackle center
  • Rod holders in covering boards
  • Rod holders on bridge rail

Broker Remarks

With over 900 K having just been spent on "Badonkadonk" it makes her one of the nicest custom sportfish on the market.  She is a proven fish raiser and has one of the best pedigrees out there. Don't' miss your opportunity to own this very special sportfish for a fraction of its replacement cost.


Owners personal items


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.

For Sale By Galati Yacht Sales - Orange Beach

4851 Wharf Parkway Suite D108
Orange Beach, Alabama, 36561