The 459 MY is distinguished and unique in its own way. Not many cockpit motoryachts under 50 feet. Meridian Yachts has taken advantage of the massive room aboard this boat to bring you all the amenities possible so that you can feel right at home. In fact home may pale as comparison.
Unquestionably one of the most unique motor yachts in her size is Meridian Yachts’ 459. She is a compilation of spaciousness, luxury and practical design, wrapped in a smooth flowing skin. So whether you plan on long cruises, or never leave the dock, you can depend on the value in your investment. She is built tough as well as beautiful. You will appreciate the solid feel underway.
One of the highlights of the 459 is the expansive aft “patio”. Situated between the jumbo swim platform and the master stateroom is a cruiser’s dream deck, large enough for lounge chairs and a table. The deck also blends right into a palatial set of stairs to the aft cockpit level. The aft cockpit area presents the perfect place for a sunset meal or happy hour with its comfortable settee and ultra equipped wet bar. The bar includes a sink, ice maker and lots of storage for those boating necessities. The whole area is shaded from the sun with a massive, fiberglass hardtop, kind of like an all-weather room with a view. Wing doors lead to the wide side decks and roomy foredeck. It is easy to get around on this 459. There is a huge sunpad on the foredeck.
Stepping into the atrium like saloon will make you feel right at home. An abundance of light is supplied by giant windows that have concealed shades for when privacy is important. The dual facing Flexsteel lounges are inviting, especially when the recliners are available. They also provide the best location to enjoy the entertainment center and flat panel TV. The view from the settees is outstanding.
A large galley to port has lots of room for the chef to create, as well as store goods for long adventures into the blue. The galley is fully equipped with microwave, fridge with large freezer, stove and sink with inset to match the Karadon counter-top. There is a washer dryer and central vacuum system tucked away out of sight.
When it comes to sleeping quarters, the 459 offers two spacious staterooms. The forward berth has a queen-sized island bed accented with wraparound stairs and plenty of storage cabinets. Attached is a head and shower compartment with dual access so it can be used as the main toilet. These are true queen sized berths.
A sizeable master stateroom is all the way aft and offers a queen berth and a great view from the sliding glass door. It has an en suite head with separate vanity and shower stall.
On the bridge
Topping off this floating condominium is a large flybridge. With a high-rise view, the helm station provides everything the captain will need at his fingertips. Analog gauges are in easy view, in addition to a panel for the accessory power switches and the Raymarine multi-function display. Keeping the skipper company is a wraparound settee for the crew and a mini fridge located port. You will also find an ST 6001 auto pilot,RL 80C radar, Sea Key system, remote spot and Ray 53 VHF. To make life easy around the dock is a thruster system.
Power is from Cummins Diamond Series 370 B diesels. These 355 HP engines are a reliable and economical choice. Handling is very good due to the over 14 foot beam and the thruster system controlled at the helm. There is also an 11.5 kW Onan generator. All of the usual systems are on board and functional. Fire control, 4 zone Air, heat, hot and cold water, CD/DVD player is entertainment system, too many to list, but everything you would desire.
The 459 is a near perfect yacht. She offers a large amount of space both inside and out. She has great privacy. Great for families, couples or liveaboards. She handles well and is not bad on fuel. To top it off she is in great shape and has plenty of life left in her power plants. She is in the Ft Myers area and ready for your inspection.