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2004 Meridian 38' Life's 2 Short

$ 149,999

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Life's 2 Short is a 2004 Meridian 38' 381 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Albert DiBenedetto. Albert can be reached at 1-732-567-3857 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Meridian Yachts and similar boats. With over 250 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

2004 Meridian 381

Risers, Manifolds and Injectors were done Spring 2022. Low hour Generator that was overhauled Spring 2022. AC with reverse cycle heat.

2004 Meridian 381

"Life's 2 Short" is a fine example of a well kept 381 Meridian. The owner has meticulously maintained this Meridian. It is truly like new inside and out. It has Bow and Stern Thrusters with DOC system for ease of docking. The low hour fuel injected 8.1's make her efficient and super easy to maintain. The Mercury 8.1s have 450 original hours.

This Meridian has 1 full head, 2 full size staterooms plus dinette that converts into a berth, ray marine electronics, Updated black canvas enclosure, vacu flush, SAT TV Antenna, entertainment centers, huge flybridge, windlass, remote spot light, swim platform.


  • Price USD:$ 149,999
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  • Location:

    Red Bank, New Jersey, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 38 ft in
  • Display Length: 38 ft
  • Beam: 13' 7"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 125 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 300 gals
  • Engine Details: Mercury Mercruiser FWC 8.1S
  • Engine 1: 2005 450.00 HRS 370.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 2005 450.00 HRS 370.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Gas/Petrol
  • Days on Market:

From the minute you ascend the molded staircase to the flybridge, you're in complete control aboard the Meridian 381. A Meridian exclusive D.O.C. (Docking on Command) system makes maneuvering forward, aft and side-to-side easy and hassle-free. For entertaining below, a full galley and dedicated dinette expand your options. Standard twin Flexsteel incliners maximize comfort. Available two-zone air conditioning lets you control the climate. A stall shower in the head and an island berth in the master stateroom provide more comforts of home.

Main Salon:

This Meridian features beautiful dark cherry wood that makes the entire boat.

  • Salon converts to a berth
  • AC/heat
  • TV with entertainment system
  • Sliding window blinds


Full size galley.

  • Stove
  • Sink
  • Refrigerator
  • Extra cabinets and counter tops
  • Dinette converts to a berth
  • 2-Burner range
  • Teak and Holly flooring

Forward Stateroom:

In the forward stateroom there is a queen size bed with plenty of space.

  • Over head reading lamps
  • AC/Heat controls
  • Storage under bed
  • Closets
  • TV

Guest Stateroom:

Guest stateroom is down and to starboard.

  • It is a single berth with plenty of room
  • Storage
  • Lighting
  • AC/Heat controls


  • Windlass
  • Remote Spotlight
  • Full canvas package
  • Integrated swim platform
  • Cockpit shower
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Swim ladder
  • Windlass
  • Bow Cushions

Electronics and Helm:

  • Full compliment of State of the art electronics
  • Raymarine GPS/radar
  • Raymarine data log
  • Long Range closed Array Radar
  • Integrated GPS
  • Color Fish Depth Finder
  • Long range VHF
  • AM/FM Stereo System CD Player
  • U-Shaped bridge seating great for entertaining
  • Bow thruster
  • Stern thruster


  • Kohler Generator 10kw
  • Hot water heater
  • Sea water pump
  • Battery charger
  • Air compressor
  • Inverter

Engine Details and Mechanical Equipment:

  • Mercury 8.1 MPI 370 HP with 450 hours
  • Kohler Generator 10KW with 387 hours
  • Air compressor
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Bow thruster
  • Stern thruster
  • Risers, Manifolds and Injectors were done Spring 2022
  • Generator was overhauled in Spring 2022

“Life's 2 Short” is perfect example of an extremely well kept 381 Meridian. The current owner has kept it exceptionally clean. Don’t miss this one, schedule your showing now!

Engine and generator hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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.


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