Merit 25

Classic Spin Boats

These classic racing boats made a big appearance at AYC, but over the last few years they’ve become part of the PHRF Spinnaker fleet.

Merit 25 Specifications

  • LOA 24.4’
  • LWL 20.5’
  • Beam 8.0’
  • S.A. (Sq. Ft.) 286
  • Displacement 2900
  • Ballast (lbs) 1050
  • Draft 4’
  • I 28.75’
  • J 9.66’
  • E 9.75’
  • P 28.00’

Boasting a PHRF rating of 168, these sleek fiberglass racers offer a roomy cabin with full sitting headroom, a 7.5’ V-berth, two additional cabin berths 7’ long, and a Lexan foredeck hatch.

The large, self bailing cockpit offers two lockers and backrests on the cockpit seats. Harken hardware is included, and all halyards are led aft to the cockpit. Jib tracks with track cars, cunningham, split backstay, and 4:1 internal outhaul are all standard. In addition, each is equipped with two-speed primary winches and additional single-speed winches located on the cabin top. And, of course, full spinnaker gear.

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