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True Grit - $1,795,000 USD


Name: True Grit
Builder: JIM SMITH
Length: 65' 0" ft
Beam: 18' 0" ft
Year Built / Refit: 2000
Speed: 45 Knots
Engines: 2
Horsepower: 1800,1800
Engine Manufacturer: MTU
Engine Model: 16V2000
Staterooms: 3
Flag: USA

Contact: Joe Dougherty - 561-670-9554 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vessel Walkthrough: MORE [ + ]

Entering the salon through a pneumatic door is a beautifully decorated entertaining area, surrounded by lavish cherry wood finishes throughout, complemented by an L-shaped new custom leather sofa and new carpet. This large and comforting area is a wonderful place to relax after any day on the water. 

Moving forward on the port side, across from the spacious custom dinette seating area, is the galley highlighted by LED lights and quartzite honeycomb countertops. The galley area features custom stainless steel under-counter refrigeration and freezer drawers along with ample pantry storage and prep areas.

Entering the companionway to starboard is the guest stateroom with an oversized over/under bunk and a large cedar lined hanging locker with drawers. An ensuite head with a full size head with shower also serves as a day head.

Across to port is the VIP stateroom with a queen berth and single bunk above as well as a large cedar lined hanging locker with ample drawer space. This room also provides its own private head and shower.

Moving all the way forward to the bow area is the master stateroom providing complete privacy and comfort. Accented by cherry wood cabinetry and LED lighting complimenting the rest of the vessels interior, this room features an oversized walkaround queen berth, his and hers cedar lined hanging lockers, a mirrored vanity with seating, and a full size enclosed head and shower with bench seating.

Refit and Updates: MORE [ + ]

Refit and Updates 2015/2016

  • Deck and Hull - Refit and Updates 2015/2016
    • Full Paint - "Eagle Eye Paint" 
    • Palm Beach Tower/ Hardtop
    • Rupp 43' Hydraulic Riggers
    • Teak Help Pod
    • Bow Thruster
    • Mezzanine Seating/ Cockpit Air Conditioning
    • Covering Boards - Teak 
    • Transom - Teak 
    • Release Trillion Helm Chairs 
    • Release Trillion Fighting Chair with Rocket Launcher
    • LED Lighting 
    • JR Beers Marine Power Door with Safe Lock System 
    • Spot Free Water Softener
    • UV Light for Water Tank
    • Rite Air Purification Throughout 
    • Steering Ram 
    • Cutlass Bearings
    • 3 Sets of Props
    • Trim Tabs/ Interceptors
    • Battery Chargers 
  • Engine Room - Refit and Updates 2015/2016
    • Engine Serviced
    • Exhaust Risers
    • All Injectors Replaced - Factory 
    • All Fuel Lines Replaced
    • Bore Scope / Perfect Results
    • (2) Twin Disk Quick Shift Transmissions 
    • Serviced Heat Exchangers
    • Motor Mounts 
    • Cooling Pump
    • Turbos
    • Replaced Coolant on Mains
    • Generators Fully Serviced 
    • Fuel Polisher 
  • Interior/Miscellaneous - Refit and Updates 2015/2016
    • Release Ladder Back Bar Stools with Pearl Inlay
    • Teak Dinette Table 
    • LED Lights 
    • Bose Life style Entertainment System in Salon and Master
    • KVH HD Sat TV System 
    • TV's Throughout 
    • Salo Remote Blinds
    • Salon Ice Maker
    • Carpet Through Out/ Carpet Runners
    • Refinished all Teak Flooring
    • Galley Cook Top - Miele
    • All Mattresses
    • Leather Sofas
    • Microwave Convection 
    • Washer/Dryer - Ariston 
    • Lightweight Quartzite Honeycomb Countertops Throughout 
    • All New Soft Goods

    Refit and Updates October 2017

    • Fresh Bottom Paint
    • Prop Speed
    • Hull Waxed 
    • Transom Varnished
    • Main Engines Overhauled 

      Salon: MORE [ + ]

      • 48" Salon TV
      • Storage Underneath Sofas
      • Ships Main Electrical Panel 
      • Custom Bottle Cabinetry 
      • Refinish Ash and Cherry Flooring 

      New in 2015/2016

      • Ratan Ice Machine
      • Bose Life Styles Entertainment System
      • Silhouette Remote Control Blinds
      • Custom Carpeting
      • Carpet Runner
      • (2) Teak Release Ladder Back Barstools with Pearl Marlin Inlays
      • 3-Way LED Lighting with Dimmers
      • JR Beers Electric Marine Power Door with Safe Lock System

      Galley: MORE [ + ]

      • Microwave Convection Oven
      • Custom Under Counter Stainless Steel Refrigeration and Freezer
      • Stainless Steel Sink with Disposal

      New in 2015/2016

      • Miele 4-Burner Glass Cooktop
      • Quartzite Honecomb Counter Tops 

      Guest Stateroom: MORE [ + ]

      • Mirrored Vanity 

      New in 2015/2016

      • Custom Mattresses
      • Custom Carpeting
      • Soft Goods
      • LED Lighting
      • Quartzite HoneyCombVanity
      • Headhunter Head 

      VIP Stateroom: MORE [ + ]

      New in 2015/2016
      • Custom Mattresses
      • LED Lighting
      • Under Bunk Storage 
      • Custom Carpeting
      • Quartzite Honeycomb Vanity
      • Mirror Above Vanity 
      • Headhunter Head
      • Stackable Aristron Washer/Dryer 
      • TV

      Master Stateroom: MORE [ + ]

      • Under Bunk Storage With Actuator 
      • Cedar Lined Hanging Closet
      • Mirrored Vanity with Seating
      • Fireproof Safe

      New in 2015/2016

      • TV
      • LED Lighting
      • Custom Mattress
      • Custom Reel Storage Under Bunk
      • Custom Carpeting
      • Quartzite HoneycombVanity
      • Headhunter Head
      • LED Bathroom Lighting

      Bridge: MORE [ + ]

      Entering onto the spacious bridge from the starboard side, there are two custom Release Trillion helm chairs. The helm area holds single lever polished controls with a beautiful teak Palm Beach helm pod. Bow thruster controls are incorporated on the single lever helm controls for easy maneuvering with engine gages incorporated on the helm pod. There are three 17" Garmin displays centered on the helms' organized dash. Located above, in the two overhead radio boxes, are two Miya-Epoch teaser reels and the DDEC Displays. Moving forward on the bridge, there is a comfortable starboard bench seat with ample rod storage underneath. In front of the helm, a large L shaped seating area contains cargo space as well. The bridge also houses a storage facility in the brow area for the vessel's life raft and emergency equipment. The bridge’s custom drink box will keep beverages close and cold on your voyages. 

      • Ritchie Compass 
      • Trim Tab Controls Underneath Helm 
      • Global Star Satellite Phone GSP 1700
      • Wave Wifi

      New in 2015/2016

      • (3) Garmin 8215 GPS Map
      • Garmin GMR 1206X HD2 Radar with 6 ft array
      • Garmin GSD-25 Sounder
      • Garmin GSD-26 Sounder
      • Airmar CHIRP Transducer 1KW
      • Airmar LHW Wide Angle CHIRP Transducer
      • Garmin AIS 600
      • Garmin Engine Room Cameras
      • Garmin Smart Pilot / Auto Pilot
      • Garmin GFRO Rudder Feed Back
      • ACR Spotlight Display
      • FLIR M324 Night Vision
      • KVH HD7 Sat TV System 
      • Overhead LED Lighting
      • EZ2CY Enclosure
      • Bridge Cushions 
      • (2) Release Trillion Helm Chairs
      • EVP 300 Wireless Microphone/Intra Communications - Bridge to Cockpit 

      Tower: MORE [ + ]

      New in 2015/2016
      • Palm Beach Tower with Custom Hard Top
      • 43 ft Hydraulic Rupp Riggers
      • LED Spreader Lights (3 - 1 Forward, 2 Aft)
      • ACR Spotlight
      • Custom Helm Pod
      • Controls
      • DDEC Engine Displays
      • Data Marine Depth Sounder

      Cockpit: MORE [ + ]

      The cockpit of the "True Grit" is meticulously designed for the serious fisherman. A large teak cockpit, covering boards, and an air-conditioned mezzanine seating area decorate the custom area. The deck features an oversized in-deck fish box, two live wells, and a full size custom Release Trillion Fighting Chair with rocket launcher. The starboard side mezzanine is organized with a three drawer tackle storage center, new port and starboard drop down lockers for gaffs and chamois, and salt and fresh water wash downs. There are port and starboard teaser reel plugs as well as two new 50 amp power service connections. 

      • Teak Deck 
      • In Deck Fish Box
      • In Deck Live Well 
      • Transom Tuna Door
      • Engine Room Access

      New in 2015/2016

      • Air Conditioned Mezzanine
      • Mezzanine Seating and Cushions
      • Freezer and Refrigeration - Mezzanine
      • Teak Covering Boards (1 Piece Boards)
      • Release Trillion Full Size Fighting Chair
      • Release Trillion Rocket Launcher with Storage
      • 3-Way LED Lights
      • Fresh and Saltwater Wash Down
      • Teak Transom
      • Spot Free Water Softener 
      • Lumishore Underwater Lights 

      Engine Room: MORE [ + ]

      "True Grit's" engine room is skillfully laid out with a fit and finish parallel to today's standards.  The Imron finish and LED lighting make this engine room easy to access and maintain. The 1800 horsepower MTU Engines power the vessel with ease at a cruise speed of 35 knots. The engines have been fully serviced from top to bottom and are ready to perform on any given day. The aft compartment of the engine room house two Northern Lights 25 KW Generators, a 1200 gpd Sea Recovery water maker, the aft fuel tank with site gages, an Eskimo ice chipper, a fuel polisher, and two 50 amp ISO boosters. The forward engine room area contains all of the compressors and refrigeration units as well as the midship fuel tank with site gages. 

      • 2 MTU 16V2000 at 1800 Horse Power Each 
      • 2 Northern Lights Generators 25 KW
      • Water Separators on Generator 
      • Main Engine Room Displays
      • DDEC Displays 
      • Fuel Prime System
      • Forward and Aft Fuel Tank Site Gages 
      • Fuel Transfer System 
      • Battery Parallel System 
      • AC Compressor
      • AC/DC Braker Panel 
      • Fuel Polisher
      • Oil Change System 
      • 24 Volt Freshwater Back Up
      • Headhunter Freshwater Pump 120 V
      • Eskimo Ice Chipper 
      • Sea Recovery Water Maker 1200 gpd
      • Engine Room Blowers
      • Engine Room Dry Out Pumps
      • Crash Valves 
      • Imron Finished Engine Room and Bilges 
      • Full Mounted Tool Chest

      Mechanical: MORE [ + ]

      • Fuel Prime Pumps 
      • Oil Change Pumps
      • Fuel Polisher System 
      • Exhaust Pyrometer Pressure Gages
      • Halon Fire Control System 
      • 24000btu Reverse Cycle A/C Units 
      • Air Compressor

      Bow: MORE [ + ]

      • Muir Self Feeding Anchor and Windlass for Chain and Rope with Remote 
      • 3 Bomar Deck Hatches 

      New in 2015/2016

      • Bow Thruster 

      Remarks: MORE [ + ]

      “True Grit” is Jim Smith’s first hull designed by Donald Blount. She was fully tank-tested and proven to be incredibly sea worthy. This boat shows extremely well and travels equally as well. If you're buying a high-speed custom boat in the 65-foot range, make sure you view this fantastic piece.
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