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Available for SaleLay Days62' 1988 Merritt 

This 1988 Merritt 62 Convertible, "Lay Days," is an elegant, graceful, and instant classic of its day, now armed with modern features sought out by every sportfish and tournament fishing enthusiast. She is a must-see, this incredible feat of classic design, and eclectic pedigree is now brought to modern life with a well-thought-out and appointed refit. Very rare opportunity to own a soulful classic with well-dressed appointments and updated CAT C30 engine package that provides an exceptionally pleasing performance. A truly special vessel.

New exterior paint - awlgrip cloud white

Seakeeper - less than 100 Sea Hours

* Seakeeper Warranty through Oct 2026

Engines replaced with rebuilt CAT C-30 (1550HP) - Engines have 10 hours since MOH, and 4,500 hours on block


26 North Yachts is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Galati Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


LOA: 62' (19 m)
Beam: 18' (6 m)
Hull Material: Wood
Fuel Capacity: 1,900 gal (7,193 L)
Fresh Water Capacity: 300 gal (1,136 L)
Holding Tank: 40 gal (152 L)
Flag: United States
Location: Alabama, Elberta, United States
Build Year: 1988
Refit: 2024
Builder: Merritt
Model: 1988/2024 62 Convertible
Type: Convertible Boats
Engine Information:
  • Engine Make: CAT
  • Engine Model: C-30
  • Engine Year: 2003
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Power (HP): 1550.00
  • Power (KW): 1155.84
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 10.00
  • Engine Location: Port



  • NEW Carpeting
  • NEW Window treatments
  • NEW ice maker
  • NEW Polk audio 5.1 surround sound system
  • NEW Headliner
  • Custom coffee table with marble top and storage below
  • Large white L-shaped leather sofa to port
  • Bench-style brown leather sofa to starboard
  • Teak cabinetry throughout
  • Recessed lighting
  • A/C control
  • VHF
  • Ray Marine wind indicator


  • NEW Corian countertops - white
  • NEW Polk Audio 5.1 surround sound
  • Storage above and below countertops
  • Gaggenau Oven
  • Stainless steel refrigerator and freezer units with teak-paneled doors
  • Corian sinks with hot and cold pressured water
  • Garbage disposal
  • Samsung microwave
  • Engine room access in sole
  • Teak & Holly sole

Master Stateroom

  • NEW headliner throughout
  • NEW bedding/soft goods
  • NEW LED lighting and switches
  • NEW carpeting
  • Queen island-style bed with storage below
  • Recessed overhead lighting
  • Two night stands with storage
  • Four-drawer vanity with mirror above
  • Porthole with canvas cover
  • Closet
  • Bomar hatch
  • A/C control

Master Head

  • NEW LED overhead lighting
  • NEW Headhunter Royal Flush head
  • Teak vanity with granite countertop with storage above and below counter
  • Teak & Holly sole
  • Walk-in shower
  • Galley made head with storage above

VIP Stateroom

  • NEW LED lighting
  • NEW carpeting
  • Anchor locker all the way forward
  • Queen island-style berth with headboard
  • Teak dresser with storage
  • Storage compartments to port and starboard of bed
  • Vinyl headliner with recessed lighting
  • Reading lights
  • Hanging closet
  • Bomar hatch
  • A/C controls

VIP Head

  • NEW LED lighting
  • NEW Headhunter Royal flush head
  • Teak vanity with granite countertop with storage above and below counter
  • linen closet above head
  • Galley made head
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet

Bunk Room

  • NEW headliner
  • NEW bedding/soft goods
  • NEW carpeting
  • Upper and lower single bunks
  • Storage under bottom bunk
  • Access door to head
  • A/C controls
  • Hanging locker

Companion Way

  • NEW Carpeting
  • NEW headliner throughout
  • NEW LED lighting
  • Laundry closet with Whirlpool stackable washer/dryer and storage
  • Central vacuum
  • Breaker panel in Laundry closet


  • NEW (2) Release Marine Teak ladder back helms chairs
  • NEW recessed electronics
  • NEW three-sided enclosure
  • NEW bridge A/C
  • Large access panel in front of helm console
  • Recessed LED lighting in hard top
  • Color matched grab rails mounted to underside of hard top
  • Large L shape seating to port and starboard of helm pod
  • Electrical sub panel
  • Large compartment in brow that houses separate battery bank and automatic charger for flybridge power supply
  • Palm beach style helm pod with gauge panel, single lever controls and aluminum steering wheel w/thruster buttons
  • Eight rocket launcher style rod holders across aft bridge rail

Flybridge Electronics

  • NEW Simrad Nso Evo35 MFD 19"
  • NEW Simrad Halo radar back-up
  • NEW Simrad OP50 remote
  • NEW AP48 Auto-pilot
  • NEW (2) Garmin GPS Map 8616XSV
  • NEW Garmin GSD 26 chirp sounder
  • NEW Garmin AIS 800
  • NEW Garmin GC 200 ER cameras
  • NEW Garmin GMR 2526XHD2 25kw radar
  • NEW antennas
  • NEW Cat marine engine display 13"
  • NEW Airmar 2-3kw 13278LLMH transducer
  • NEW FLIR M232 thermal camera
  • NEW (2) Icom Blackbox VHF
  • NEW Fusion 770 head unit w/remote
  • NEW JL Audio 7.7 speaker w/JL amp
  • ACR spotlight
  • Kristal XL 651 12 volt teaser reels over helm
  • Console cover


  • NEW LED lighting
  • NEW console cover
  • NEW LED spreader lights facing port, starboard, forward and aft
  • NEW Rupp triple spreader Bigg Riggs
  • Triple spreader outriggers
  • Aluminum tower
  • Cushioned belly bar
  • Hard tops


  • NEW Teak cockpit and covering boards
  • NEW Teak transom
  • NEW cockpit full cover and party cover with pads
  • NEW cockpit/mezzanine ER access
  • NEW Release fighting chair with offset pedestal
  • NEW Triple Spreader Rupp Outriggers
  • Two cockpit freezers
  • Teak rocket launcher
  • Four clearing rod holders mounted on port and starboard aft tower legs
  • Cockpit speakers and recessed lighting in over overhang
  • Teak bow pulpit with anchor and windlass
  • Bow rail
  • Engine room access on the centerline of the cockpit
  • (2) Port lower mezzanine refrigerator/freezer
  • Stbd mezzanine ice chipper
  • Port outboard mezzanine Livewell
  • Stbd inboard mezzanine fish box
  • Stbd seat mezzanine refrigerator/freezer
  • Mezzanine - extra high capacity duel A/C units
  • Electric door
  • Seakeeper 18

Engine & Pump Rooms

  • Cat C30 Diesel motors w/4500 hrs on blocks, rebuilt by Thompson Cat - 0 hours rebuild/just installed
  • NEW fuel prime pumps
  • NEW fuel transfer pumps
  • NEW Glendinning engine controls
  • NEW rudders & rudder tubes
  • NEW Double racor rack for port and starboard motors
  • NEW Fire system
  • NEW Two hot water heaters on outboard sides of motors
  • NEW LED Engine room lighting
  • NEW Bronze thru-hull fittings
  • NEW Delta T Engine room blowers w/closing vents for A/C
  • NEW Bilge pumps
  • NEW High water alarms
  • NEW FCI Max Q water maker /DTS double pass combo 1400 GPD
  • NEW (2) Wabasto 5 ton freshwater chilled A/C system
  • NEW Eskimo ice chipper 1,000 lb
  • NEW Mach 5 Freshwater pump
  • NEW A/C pump
  • NEW Slide Power hydraulic bow thruster
  • NEW Electric over hydraulic steering
  • NEW Humphree trim tabs with auto stabilization
  • Delta T engine ventilation system with electric louvers to contain engine room A/C system
  • Two 25 Kw Northern Lights Generators port 2293 hours starboard 2521 hours
  • Oil change system
  • Engine emergency shut-off valves
  • Fuel Gauges overhead in pump room
  • Kiddie automatic fire suppression system
  • Remote gauge package for both main engines
  • Marine holding tank monitoring system
  • Fresh water outlet
  • Engine room A/C w/closing


  • NEW Batteries with on/off and parallel switches
  • NEW (2) Automatic battery chargers
  • Two Northern Lights 25 Kw generators
  • (2) 50 amp shore power cord
  • Starlink


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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