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1996 Merritt 58' Custom Sportfish

Pompano Beach, Florida


Custom 58' Merritt now available!

If you are looking for a classic Custom Sportfish in excellent condition, you just found it! "La Belle" was  repowered and refitted in 2019 with New MAN Engines - Low hours - 1507 hrs. 2019 MAN-VEU V-12 1550 HP with Twin Disc MGX 5146A Gears, EC 300 Quick-Shift Controls with Single Joystick - Super Quiet, Great Fuel Economy, Cruises 32 knots@ 2000 RPM/120 GPH.1800 RPM Cruise 27.1 kts@ 96 GPH, Top Speed 38.2 Kts@2300 RPM/160 GPH. Total Fuel 1700 Gallons. New VEEM Props 30"X 40" 5 Blades. Phasor 24 KW Generators w/Low Hours - 1088/824 (2019) Three New 19" Garmin Displays at Helm (2019), New Furuno CSH-8L Full-Circle Color Scanning Sonar (2019), Updated Salon interior featuring U-Shaped Wrap-around leather sofa with large storage beneath, 24 volt Bow Thruster, Faux Teak Toe Rails, Teak Cockpit and Covering Boards (2019), Upgraded Bridge and Mezzanine A/C (2019). Jack Hopewell Tuna Tower. One of a kind... Al Barnes Original Mural personally painted across the forward galley cabinets! 


Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: LA BELLE
Make: Merritt
Model: 58' Custom Sportfish
Year: 1996
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: MERRITT
Construction: Wood
Boat Hull ID: MBN58058F696
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 58 ft
Length Overall: 58'6 ft
Beam: 18'5 ft
Max Draft: 5 ft
Bridge Clearance: 31 ft
Dry Weight: 75,000 lb
Single Berths: 4
Double Berths: 2
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: MAN
  • Model: D2862LE426
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,550hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 6 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2019
  • Engine Hours: 1507
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: MAN
  • Model: D2862LE426
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 1,550hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 6 Blade, Alloy
  • Year: 2019
  • Engine Hours: 1507
  • Engine Location: Port
Total Engine Power: 3,100hp
Cruising Speed: 32 kn
Propeller RPM: 2000
Maximum Speed: 38.2 kn


Fuel Tanks: 3
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,700 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 250 gal
Water Tank Material: Aluminum
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Holding Tank Material: Aluminum


Heads Count: 2
Total Liferaft Capacity: 8
Drive Type: Direct
Trim Tabs: Yes
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Sports Fishing Boats, Sports Fishing Boats, Flybridge


John Cochrane
Capt. John Cochrane

Contact John @ 409-739-4817 or click here to e-mail John
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John has been a professional captain for over 25 years and is very experienced in the operation and maintenance of these vessels and their equipment. Specializing in Sportfishing and Motor Yachts of all sizes, John has a particular interest in custom sportfishing boats. His international experience includes sales to Mexico, Central America, Australia and the Caribbean.

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Fox Yacht Sales-Four Gulf Coast Locations


Fox Yacht Sales-Four Gulf Coast Locations
203 West Cotter
Port Aransas, Texas, US, 78373

Steering System
Joystick Control
  • Three Stateroom, Two Bath Layout
  • Going below via companionway a guest/crew stateroom is to starboard with over/under bunk beds featuring custom mattresses and hanging locker. Next to port is the Master Stateroom with ensuite bath. Island Queen bed, Closet and hanging locker, TV/Stereo system.
  • Moving forward another bath is located to starboard.
  • All the way forward is a large stateroom with four bunks, two starboard and two on the port side. A closet/hanging locker is located forward of the bunks, TV/Stereo.
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.

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