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Her Idea 40' Meridian 408 2006

$ 250,000

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Her Idea is a 2006 Meridian 408 Aft Cabin Motor Yacht that has been well maintained. From the mechanical aspect, this yacht features twin Cummins QSB 5.9L 380 HP high output main engines, ZF 80A-2.0 transmissions, an Onan 11.5 KW generator, SidePower bow and stern thrusters, 4 reverse cycle heat and air conditioner units, Reverso oil change system and and a West Marine 310 RIB tender with Tohatsu 9.9 HP outboard motor. Her Idea also features a Garmin electronics suite, KVH TracVision satellite system, indoor\outdoor carpeting on the sundeck and flybridge and a washer\dryer combo unit. There are molded-in steps from the swim platform up to the sundeck, a full enclosure on the flybridge and sundeck with a hardtop over the sundeck, a 2 staterooms, 2 full heads layout and full beam salon & galley make this a very comfortable liveaboard. This boat is a Great Loop veteran and is ready for the next owner to continue on this or another adventure.

Recent upgrades and maintenance include:

  • 1,000 hour service completed on the main engines (2023)
  • Complete service performed on the generator (2023)
  • New belt tensioner and serpentine belt on the starboard engine (2023)
  • New High Pressure fuel pump on the port engine (2023)
  • Replaced both engine front crank shaft seals (2023)
  • New impellers (2023)
  • New Xantrex 3000W Inverter 3000W (2022)
  • 2 new Inverter batteries (2022)
  • 5 New Batteries (2022)
  • New Nibral Propellers (2022)
  • New cutlass bearings (2022)
  • New Alternator, belt tensioner and serpentine belt on the port engine (2022)
  • New Rocna Anchor (2022)
  • New Norcold Refrigerator on the flybridge (2022)
  • New Spot Light (2022)

United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Great Loop Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel


  • Price USD:$ 250,000
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  • Location:

    Newport, Rhode Island, United States

  • Type:

    Power Yacht

  • LOA: 40 ft in
  • Display Length: 40 ft
  • Beam: 14' 4"
  • Yacht Category

    Motor Yachts

  • Water Capacity: 90 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 330 gals
  • Engine Details: Cummins QSB 5.9-380HO
  • Engine 1: 1219.00 HRS 380.00 HP
  • Engine 2: 1220.00 HRS 380.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel
  • Days on Market:

As you step aboard this magnificent yacht from the swim platform, ascend the molded staircase and enter the spacious sundeck, enclosed and perfect for al fresco dining or relaxation. The current setup includes a large dock box with cushioned seating, but there is ample room for additional furnishings. From the sundeck, you can access the bow through the port and starboard side decks, the salon through the companionway, or ascend to the flybridge. The flybridge is roomy and features a helm station with complete instrumentation and electronics. Additionally, there is a large L-shaped seating area with a refrigerator for entertaining guests. Retreating to the sundeck, you can enter the full-beam, well-lit salon through the sliding companionway door. On the port side, a comfortable sofa and storage cabinet provide a relaxing atmosphere. To starboard, a built-in entertainment center with a TV and stereo system sits adjacent to a large L-shaped sofa with a hi-lo fold-out coffee/dining table. Moving forward and down slightly, you will find the fully equipped galley, boasting a refrigerator/freezer, three-burner stove, convection/microwave oven, stainless steel sink, and ample storage space. Further forward from the galley, you can enter the guest stateroom, which features a centered queen berth, a hanging locker, and plenty of storage space. There is also a private entrance to the guest head, with a separate shower stall. Heading back to the salon and down to port, you can enter the full-beam master stateroom, with its queen-sized island berth, two hanging lockers, and abundant storage space. The ensuite head features a separate shower stall. The engine room access is located in the sole of the salon, ensuring easy maintenance access.

Her Idea boasts a spacious full-beam master stateroom located aft, featuring a comfortable queen-sized berth and an ensuite head with an enclosed shower. Forward, the guest stateroom also offers a queen-sized berth, with convenient direct access to the guest head, complete with a separate shower. Additionally, the salon features a sofa that can easily convert into a double berth, providing extra sleeping space for guests.

The salon welcomes you with a plush carpeted sole, surrounded by a double row of windows on both port and starboard sides, equipped with blinds for privacy. On the port side, a comfortable love seat doubles as a pull-out double berth and is accompanied by a convenient storage cabinet. On the starboard side, an L-shaped sofa with a hi-lo coffee/fold-out dining table creates a perfect space for dining or entertaining. The entertainment center and electrical panel are located on the starboard aft wall, while engine room access is located in the sole.

The galley, located forward to port in the main cabin, is fully equipped with an Origo 3-burner electric cook top, a Tappan microwave convection oven, a Norcold AC/DC refrigerator/freezer and a stainless steel sink. The Corian style counter tops provide ample workspace, while the vinyl wood plank sole adds a touch of elegance. Additional features include a toaster, storage cabinets, and in-floor storage space.

The full-beam master stateroom is aft and offers a queen size berth, carpeted sole, nightstands, portlights, large hatch\window aft, hanging locker, storage cabinets and drawers and ensuite head with separate shower and toilet compartments.

The master stateroom ensuite head features:

  • Vacuflush toilet
  • Stainless Steel sink basin mounted below a Corian style counter top
  • Mirrored medicine cabinets with sliding doors
  • Separate shower compartment with molded seat
  • Separate toilet compartment
  • PortIights in each compartment

The guest stateroom is forward and offers a centered queen size berth, 2 port lights, overhead hatch, hanging locker, storage cabinets, carpeted sole and direct access to the guest head starboard aft with a separate shower to port.

The guest head features:

  • Vacuflush toilet
  • Stainless Steel sink basin mounted below a Corian style counter top
  • Mirrored medicine cabinet
  • Separate shower stall with molded seat
  • Single portIight

The flybridge offers a bimini with full Eisenglass enclosure, non-skid deck, Radar arch, L-shaped bench seat to starboard, captains chair centered on the helm, a navigators single seat to port, mini refrigerator\freezer aft of the navigators seat, storage cabinet port aft and molded steps down to the sundeck.

The helm features:

  • Garmin Touchscreen Multi-function display
  • Garmin GPSmap 5212 Multi-function display
  • Garmin radar
  • iCom IC-424G GPS VHF radio
  • Garmin autopilot
  • Garmin Depth display
  • Danforth compass
  • SidePower bow and stern thruster control
  • SeaFire engine shutdown system
  • Throttle and Transmission controls
  • Trim tab and windlass controls
  • Jabsco Search Light controls
  • JBL Sirius Marine Stereo with speakers
  • Cobra handheld VHF Radio

The sundeck offers a hardtop with Eisenglass enclosure, large storage box with cushions, wing door to each side deck, storage cabinet, carpet over non-skid deck and molded-in steps to the flybridge, cockpit and main cabin. A wet bar starboard forward on the sundeck features a sink, icemaker (currently inoperable) and storage cabinets.

This yacht features the following audio/video equipment:

  • KVH TracVision M2 Satellite TV System
  • Samsung flat screen TV in the salon
  • Insignia flat screen TV in the Master Stateroom
  • Sharp Aquos flat screen TV in Guest Stateroom
  • Clarion DVD player in Guest Stateroom
  • Vizio flat screen TV in the salon
  • Flat screen TV in master stateroom
  • JVC DVD Player in the salon
  • JBL MR-17 stereo with CD changer and speakers in the salon
  • JBL Siruis Marine stereo on the flybridge and sundeck with speakers

This yacht features the following navigation electronics:

  • Garmin Touchscreen Multi-function display
  • Garmin GPSmap 5212 Multi-function display
  • Garmin radar
  • iCom IC-424G GPS VHF radio
  • Garmin autopilot
  • Garmin Depth display
  • JBL Sirius Marine Stereo with speakers
  • Cobra handheld VHF Radio

This yacht features the following electrical equipment:

  • Onan 11.5 KW generator (271 hours)
  • Xantrex Freedom 3000 W inverter
  • Xantrex True Charge 2 40 amp battery charger
  • 2 - Group 27 inverter batteries
  • 2 - 6 VDC house batteries
  • 2 - Group 31 main engine start batteries
  • 2 - Group 31 thruster batteries
  • Group 24 generator start battery
  • Spare Group 31 battery
  • Cablemaster shore power cord reel
  • 75' 50 amp shore power cord
  • Battery management and electrical panels

This yacht features the following mechanical equipment:

  • Twin Cummins QSB 5.9-380HO 380 HP main engines (1,219 & 1,220 hours)
  • ZF 80A-2.0 Transmissions
  • Reverso oil change system
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • hydraulic steering system
  • Racor fuel filters for each main engine and generator
  • Racor fuel filter for the generator
  • Reverso oil change system
  • Reverse cycle air conditioning/heating system (4 zones)
  • Central vacuum system
  • Attwood 10.5 gallon water heater
  • Splendid Comb-O-Matic washer\dryer

This yacht features the following deck equipment:

  • Lewmar anchor windlass with foot controls and controls at the helm
  • Rocna 25 anchor and swivel
  • Chain and rope anchor rode
  • Stainless steel rails
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • 2 x Stainless steel fender racks
  • Weber grill
  • Bow & stern wash downs
  • Windscreen covers
  • Boarding gate each side
  • Dock water connection
  • Cockpit hot and cold shower
  • Outboard motor holder
  • Fiberglass swim platform
  • Stainless steel swim ladder
  • 2 - Folding bikes with bags

This yacht features the following tender equipment:

  • West Marine 310 RIB inflatable tender
  • Tohatsu 9.9 HP outboard

This yacht features the following safety equipment:

  • SeaFire FE241 engine room fire suppression system with remote on the flybridge
  • SeaFire emergency engine shutdown system
  • Handheld fire extinguishers
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Smoke detectors
  • Dual horns
  • Jabsco Searchlight
  • Bilge pumps
  • Throwable life ring
  • PFDs
  • Sellers' personal belongings
  • Artwork
  • Personal tools
  • Standard Horizon handheld VHF Radio
  • Printer
  • Keurig Coffee Maker
  • 2 - Inflatable Life Vests

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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