Merritt's Precise 78 boasts style without sacrificing fishibility

2001-10-12 00:00:00.0 Thanks to the elegant design and top-notch finish work the craftsmen at Merritt's produce on a consistent basis, it could be argued that every Merritt that comes out of the shop is a "boat of interest." The yard's newest vessel, the 78-foot Precise, proves interesting even when measured against Merritt's already demanding yardstick.

In addition to being Merritt's largest boat to date, the strikingly blue Precise also is among the first on the water to utilize the new DDC-MTU 2000 series engines. These 1,800-hp monsters feature sequential turbocharging that produces powerful acceleration and a vee configuration that cuts back on vibration and noise.

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