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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Meridian 459 Cockpit

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/315-hp Cummins MerCruiser 330B diesel inboards

Transmission/Ratio: ZF80-A2.0/1.96:1

Props: 23x25 4-blade Nibral

Steering: Teleflex Sea Star hydraulic

Price as Tested: $509,445

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

D.O.C. (Docking On Command) system w/6-hp SidePower bow and stern thrusters
lower helm station
basic navigation package (Raymarine ST60 depthsounder, Ray 53 VHF, and RayChart 435 color chartplotter)
44,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
Origo dishwasher
Splendide 2000 Comb-O-Matic washer/dryer
2/VacuFlush MSDs
engine-room fire-suppression system
11.5-kW Onan genset

This article originally appeared in the December 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.