Always in Demand, these Raised Pilot House Motor Yachts are popular
for many reasons.
In addition to practical modern styling and sensible good looks, they
were strongly built, properly engineered, thoughtfully designed and
had one of the best, most imitated, livable interiors of any vessel of
This Extremely successful line of vessels had a long production run
starting in the Mid 1970's, as the 45 and 4588 Motor Yachts becoming
greatly improved in size and quality. When the 4788 was introduced and
finally finishing its presence as the Meridian 490. This design was so
well laid out and popular that many other builders went on to produce
their versions of this Boat.It is said the highest form of flattery is imitation.
The Layout is spacious with comfortable, bright open living and
entertainment spaces, three state rooms that include a Master walk
around Queen berth, a Double VIP cabin and a Separate 2 single berth
bunk room that is big enough for crew, children or easily made into an office.
The Galley shares the same level open concept salon space. It is
complete, bright, usable and with ample counter space, double sinks,
full electric appliances. There is also a separate wet bar to enjoy
while taking in the Coastal views at anchor.
The salon will accommodate a crowd and flows nicely aft onto the
covered cockpit area with gated access to the massive boarding /swim
platform /marina deck.
The raised PilotHouse has amazing Visibility and room for modern
Navigational Electronics. This is roomy enough for the crew to gather
and enjoy the cruise and when the day has ended extra sleeping space
The incredible Fly Bridge with full helm and entertainment area is
under a beautiful Bimini. This is shared with the Boat Deck with its
crane system to secure your dinghy.
This boat would make the ideal family cruiser or a lovely live aboard
for a couple in the picturesque waters around the lovely state of Washington.