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2008 Meridian 490 Pilothouse MAGNIFICENT MERIDIAN - 49'

Year 2008
Length 49ft.
Price USD $339,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location USA, United States
Hull Material
Engine type Twin
Contact Information
Beam: 15 ft 1 in
Cabin Headroom: 6 ft 5 in
Max Bridge Clearance: 18 ft 2 in
Max Draft: 3 ft 4 in
Draft Drive Up: Stern drive
Dry Weight: 29990 lbs
Engine(s): Cummins MerCruiser
Engine Model: QSB 5.9
Year: 2008
Hours: 457
Engine(s) HP: 760 HP
Cruising Speed: 15 mph
Fuel: (444 Gallons)
Water: (200 Gallons)
Holding Tank: (48 Gallons)
Hull Shape: Modified Vee

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Hull Shape: Modified Vee
LOA: 49 ft 0 in
Beam: 15 ft 1 in
Maximum Draft: 3 ft 4 in
Bridge Clearance: 18 ft 2 in
Headroom: 6 ft 5 in
Dry Weight: 29990 lbs
Total Power: 760 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Cummins MerCruiser
Year Built: 2008
Engine Model: QSB 5.9
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 457
Drive Type: Stern drive
Engine Power: 380 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Cummins MerCruiser
Year Built: 2008
Engine Model: QSB 5.9
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 457
Drive Type: Stern drive
Engine Power: 380 HP
Cruising Speed: 15 mph
Fresh Water Tanks: (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (444 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: (48 Gallons)
Number of single berths: 6
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2
Seating Capacity: 8
DVD player
TV set
Cockpit speakers
Navigation center
CD player
Inside Equipment
Air conditioning
Hot water
Washing machine
Bow thruster
Electric head
Battery charger
Microwave oven
Electrical Equipment
Shore power inlet
Electrical Circuit: 12V
Outside Equipment/Extras
Total Liferaft Capacity: 6
Electric windlass
Bimini Top

Manufacturer Provided Description

While the 490 features the comforts and standard features that modern cruising boaters have come to expect from Meridian, she also has a seafaring soul. This first-class yacht provides the responsive handling and solid construction that inclement weather requires, and she will deftly manage temperamental waterways, yet she also effortlessly accommodates up to six people in three well-appointed staterooms. Creature comforts include generous salon seating, a full-service galley with teak-and-holly flooring and Karadon custom solid-surface countertops, a master head with bathtub, a guest head with separate enclosed shower and a convertible third stateroom. For the boater who wants comfort in a solid seafaring cruiser, the 490 is the perfect choice.

Engine Notes

Upgraded Cummins 380 HP QSB 5.9 fuel efficient engines with 457 hours on them provide more than ample power for Goo Finn Off. Electronic controls, a fuel management system, side power electric bow thruster and hydraulic steering makes piloting this vessel effortless. Racor 900 fuel filters are easy to inspect, access the engines by simply lifting an interior hatch. The engines like everything on this vessel are pristine. A Onan 13.5KW genset with start switches at both helms is perfect for cove use. The aluminum fuel and water tanks hold 444 gallons of fuel and 200 gallons of water. Maintenance records are available.


Contemporary styling best describes the interior. Warm cherry wood details compliment classic neutrals. The large L shaped settee is paired with a cherry adjustable table. A single reading chair sits opposite. Large windows with blinds allow the light to shine int. ice maker is built into a cherry cabinet topped with a Karadon stone counter. A perfect place to place snacks and drinks while entertaining. The galley is also filled with a compliment of cherry cabinetry and Karadon stone countertops. A Princess three burner stove/oven combination, Norcold fridge/freezer, microwave and trash compactor as well as a stainless steels sink make this handsome kitchen complete. At days end, enjoy the flat screen TV /DVD combination or listen to music while dining using the Clarion AM/FM CD stereo with four speakers. The stairs to the helm level have safety lights built in. Enjoy the even more spectacular view while lounging on the L shaped settee also with a cherry table. Converse with the captain at the helm while comfortably seated and enjoying the view. Below decks will find the sleeping accommodations. The master stateroom sports a large queen sized bed. Overhead hatches allow for star gazing. Curtains keep everything private. Built in reading lights allow for late night reading. Hanging lockers and built in drawers insure a place for everything. A second TV/DVD player was installed for entertainment and is integrated into the electronics system. This allows monitoring the vessels position while at anchor or underway without having to go topside to check at the helm. The ensuite is bright, clean and spacious, with even more storage. Enjoy a hot shower or bath in the shower/tub combination. A Vacu-Flush head keeps everything fresh. The guest stateroom has a comfy double. An additional stateroom has adjustable over/under singles, perfect for bunking the kids. If a large double suits better, then adjust the twins to configure into the double. The salon sofa also has a hide a bed,so sleeping eight easily is a snap. Storage abounds in all of the guest suites. The guest head also has a shower, Vacu-Flush head and shining bright white countertops. Utilize the washer and dryer to keep the linens fresh. A unique heating/cooling system that has three thermostats uses no fuel, but a combination of sea water and ambient air temperature to provide warmth and air conditioning. No need to go to shore, this vessel has everything! The overall ambiance is one of clean, crisp modern comfort with luxury fabrics and finishes.


The interior helm has an impressive curved design,with handsome wood style details and upholstered front panels. An adjustable captains chair insures a comfortable ride. As expected for a lovely vessel of this size, her electronics are impressive. A Raymarine GPS, radar, plotter, depth sounder, auto pilot and VHF are all part of the integrated system. A compass completes the package. The search light located on the bow sprit can also be controlled from this helm as well as the fly bridge helm. Topside, the fly bridge has easy access from the interior helm deck. Additional seating lines the outer edges. A singe captains chair sits promptly over the helm. Additional storage lockers keep extra gear tucked away. The canvas cover allows for great sightseeing out of the weather. Lower the ten foot 2014 Zodiac dingy with a 2011 Mercury 9.9 kicker using the davit from this deck level.

Additional Information

The exterior is no less impressive than the interior. The covered large stern cockpit is perfect for fishing and entertaining. The large swim step makes loading and unloading safe and easy. The graceful bow is perfect for storing kayaks or lounging. When ready to anchor for the evening, use the Muir Cougar 1200 anchor winch to power the 30 pound claw anchor. Meridian prides itself on stout hull design. A custom design stringer system, single component deck, cockpit and cabin ceiling,reinforced engine mounting system and a high tech manufacturing techniques help to produce a singularly well built, easy to maneuver vessel.Modern luxury meets advanced nautical technology is the best way to describe over all this stately vessel. Absolute nothing is wanting, she really has everything. The list is virtually endless, so please contact us today for a more detailed personal showing.

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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