2004 Meridian 490 Pilothouse


Category: SKU: 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.


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