2004 Meridian 490 Pilothouse

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Yacht Overview

Make: Meridian

Model: 490 Pilothouse

Year: 2004

Length: 49′

Located In: Port Charlotte, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8806386


(LOCATION: Port Charlotte FL) The Meridian 490 Pilothouse is a motor yacht with style, function, and performance. She has a large flybridge, roomy cockpit, open salon, spacious pilothouse, and three cabins to insure comfort, and convenience. Planning to travel or live aboard, this 49′ Meridian is ready to accommodate. 

On deck we start at the top with a flybridge with radar arch, bimini top, and aft deck with tender storage. Seating includes a captain’s chair and guest lounge. The wet bar with bridge fridge provides refreshment. Below is an open cockpit with room for relaxing, entertaining, or dining. The transom door opens to an extended swim platform with freshwater shower, and boarding ladder.  The foredeck features stainless steel bow rail, anchor, windlass, and lounge

Sliding doors lead from the cockpit to an upscale salon with large windows providing lots of natural light. Cherry woodwork, plush carpeting, and leather upholstery make the interior comfortable and inviting. The seating area is aft with port side L-shaped settee with coffee table. To starboard is a seating area and entertainment center. The galley is forward port side with cherry cabinets, solid surface countertop with integrated double sink, range with oven, a refrigerator/freezer, ice maker, and microwave oven. 

There are three staterooms, TV, DVD, and stereo controls. The guest stateroom has a queen berth with under-berth storage. The guest/day head has a vanity, shower, and toilet. The forward master stateroom features an island queen berth, under-berth storage, drawer storage, and two hanging lockers. The en suite master head has a vanity with sink, toilet, and shower stall. The third cabin is a convertible lounge with folding twin berths.

Anita Jo is powered by twin 330-hp Cummins diesel engines with only 645 hours. A Cummins generator provides offshore electrical power and a reverse cycle HVAC system maintains interior comfort. This Meridian 490 Pilothouse is well equipped, professionally maintained, and ready to cruise in style. Call now for more information and to schedule a showing.

Full Specs

Boat Name

Anita Jo


LOA: 54
Beam: 15.08 ft
Maximum Draft: 3.33 ft
Bridge Clearance: 18.17 ft
Dry Weight: 29,990 lb
Headroom: 6.42 ft


Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 330|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 330|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (444 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (48 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 6
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2


Owner is a former commercial fisherman who knows boats and has taken incredible care of this vessel.  Purchased in Mississippi and moved to FL.  The perfect boat for liveaboard or long-range cruising/Great Loop.  Boat is turnkey and needs nothing.  Currently on the hard for Summer while owner is in Alaska.  Easy to see in Port Charlotte, FL


  • Massive flybridge with room to entertain and bridge fridge
  • Full galley with all appliances including trash compactor and ice maker
  • Three cabins
  • Huge pilothouse with lounging area and amazing visibility.
  • Large cockpit area with grill


  • Cherry wood interior
  • Full beam salon
  • Large U-shaped galley
  • L-shaped sofa
  • Raised pilothouse with bridge access
  • Master stateroom forward with island berth
  • Guest stateroom with double berth
  • Guest stateroom with convertible lounge with twin berths
  • Two full head compartments

Deck & Hull
  • Foredeck lounge
  • Huge flybridge with radar arch
  • Center helm with pilothouse access
  • Guest seating
  • Refrigerator
  • Aft deck with davit and tender storage
  • Open cockpit with salon access
  • Large swim platform
  • Bottom painted 2020
  • New 2023 Zodiak tender and 25 hp Yamaha with electric start
  • 1000lb davit crane
  • New props and spare props
  • Spare trim tabs

Electronics & Navigation
  • Raymarine Hybridtouch Electronic package
  • Raymarine autopilot
  • Raymarine VHF radio
  • Tracvision

Mechanical & Electrical
  • Twin Cummins 330 hp with only 645 hrs.
    (owner only uses it in winter). Well maintained.
  • 12.5 kW Cummins generator


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.