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Meridian 408 Motoryacht — By Capt. Ken Kreisler — May 2003

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Base price: $336,885 with 2/370-hp MerCruiser Horizon 8.1L gasoline inboards
Optional power: 2/420-hp MerCruiser Horizon 8.1L gasoline inboards; 2/330-hp or 370 hp Cummins MerCruiser diesel inboards
Standard equipment: swim platform; aft-deck hardtop and wet bar; Sony 24-inch flat-screen TV in saloon; Karadon countertops in galley; separate shower and head compartments in master suite; 4/2,000-gph Rule bilge pumps; battery paralleling system; 11-gal. water heater

Length overall: 42'2"
Waterline length: 35'11"
Beam: 14'4"
Draft: 3'10"
Weight (dry): 28,960 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 330 gal.
Water capacity: 90 gal.
Test engines: 2/330-hp Cummins MerCruiser diesel inboards
Transmissions/Ratios: ZF/1.96:1
Props: 24"x24" Naki 4-blade
Steering: Teleflex hydraulic
Controls: ZF Mathers electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: DOC system; Glendinning cablemaster; 11.5-kW Onan genset w/sound shield; bridge refrigerator; ZF Mathers electronic controls; Splendide washer/dryer
Price as tested: $510,036

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

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