This 53' Merritt is equipped with the desirable Cummins QSM11 engines. She is very fuel efficient at 2000 RPMs cruising at 26 knots and burning just 42 gallons per hour. Over the past 5 years this owner and his Captain have spared no expense in bringing this beauty to current Merritt quality.
This 53 ’Merritt radiates beautiful craftsmanship that only a Merritt can portray. Her fresh paint job, exquisite teak cockpit, highly varnished bulkhead and transom will certainly draw attention among her peers. LAGNIAPPE was re-powered in 2005 and equipped with desirable Cummins QSM11 engines (in-line 6-cylinder) 680 hp. She is very fuel efficient at 2000 RPMs, cruising 26 knots and burning just 42 gallons per hour.
In 2013, this owner had a major refit refit at Merritt's Boat & Engine Works including paint, wood, varnish, steering cables, installed 30-gallon holding tank, installed tank tender, new plumbing (A/C, refrigerators and raw water), new A/C handlers, new insulation (refrigeration and engine room), new engine room air vents, LED salon lights, bridge isinglass, release helm chair, new bow rail, interior soft goods, and more.
Over the past 5 years this owner and his Captain have spared no expense in bringing this beauty to current Merritt quality. From the moment you step on board LAGNIAPPE, her fit and finish will amaze you.
LAGNIAPPE's comfortable Salon features a custom L-shaped leather sofa, barrel chairs, galley up layout, two staterooms and a third berth in the companion way for that extra guest. The Master suite is to port with side-by-side twin berths and an ensuite head.
The Forward Stateroom has cross-over bunks with an access door to the Guest Head in the companionway. The Flybridge features a teak center helm station, recessed electronics, single Release teak helm chair, and side and forward bench seating for guests.
Spare parts on board
Owner's personal items.