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Meridian 540 Pilothouse

2003 • 56' (17.30 m) • Power

$475,000 USD

This FRESH WATER KEPT and meticulously maintained 2003 Meridian 540 is freshly detailed and ready for cruising! MOTIVATED SELLER

OWNED IN AN LLC, with WA state sales taxes paid!

2021 Apex Tender with Tohatsu 50 hp Included in the sale!

Don't miss out on this opportunity for a potential long or short term moorage SUBLEASE at a highly desirable and sought after marina on Lake Union!

Featuring her spacious salon, galley engine room, making maintenance a breeze as well as the thoughtfully designed interior for entertaining and all around comfort.


Vessel Information

Builder: Meridian
Model: 540 Pilothouse
Model Year: 2003
Category: Power
Sub Category: Motor Yachts
Condition: Used

LOA: 56' (17.30 m)
Engine Info: Cummins QSM11-M Direct diesel 535|horsepower Inboard 2003 1268

Location: Seattle, WA US
City: Seattle
Country: US

Manufacturer Provided Description

The Meridian 540 offers the widest beam in its class, leaving you and your whole entourage plenty of room to enjoy boating to its fullest. A molded staircase to the bridge is accessible right from the cockpit. The large bridge with sundeck leaves room for several to admire the view. A standard salon entertainment center comes with a 27-inch TV, AM/FM stereo and CD/DVD player for exceptional sight and sound quality. A dedicated dinette in the pilothouse lets guests eat and drink while enjoying the scenery. A standard tub in the master head adds to the feeling of home.

Meridian 540 Ready for Cruising!


The interior is spacious and bright with custom automatic window shades in the salon that can create a private atmosphere. The salon features a forward open concept galley and raised pilothouse with a starboard side door for easy access for docking. This yacht is fitted with a very high end water filtration system with carbon and UV light filters to each sink faucet and shower.


  • Large sliding glass door opening to the cockpit
  • Starboard side bar area
  • Comfortable couch with room to add or rearrange
  • Large, bright windows throughout
  • U-shaped Galley that is located forward, port side of the salon
  • Bar is located in the forward starboard side of the salon
  • Eating bar connected to the open galley
  • Bright and excellent condition Corian countertops throughout
  • Hydronic diesel heat
  • Removable bar stools at the eating bar
  • Luxurious carpet
  • Fusion sound system
  • Automated, Bluetooth window shades for sun and privacy
  • Ample storage
  • Central Vacuum System


The 540 U-shaped Galley is located in the forward port section of the salon with a convenient eating bar that makes for great hosting and a very spacious feel. The forward section of the galley features a new Liebherr full height refrigerator and freezer, GE Profile microwave, Princess Gourmet 3 burner stove and convection oven. The U-shaped galley offers a large 2 basin stainless steel sink and an abundance of well thought out storage.

  • Princess Gourmet 3 burner electric stove top and oven
  • Corian countertops
  • Large 2 basin stainless steel sink
  • Built in soap dispenser
  • New high end Liebherr full height fridge and freezer
  • Abundant cabinet and drawer storage
  • Spice rack
  • Designated dish and silverware storage

Owners suite

  • Island queen pedestal bed with built-in drawers
  • Reading lights
  • Multiple port lights
  • Spacious sliding door closet
  • Large hanging locker
  • New quality, plush carpet
  • Plenty of overhead lighting
  • Luxury linens
  • Large sink and vanity
  • Ensuite head
  • Ample drawer and cabinet storage

Owners suite head

  • Vanity with dual lower cabinets and drawer storage
  • Beautiful Corian countertop with under mount sink and modern single faucet
  • Vacuflush toilet
  • Full size tub with stand up shower

Forward Guest Stateroom

  • Large walk around Queen bed
  • Reading lights
  • Overhead window hatch
  • Ample cabinet and drawer storage
  • Portlights on port and starboard
  • Ensuite head
  • Corian countertops
  • Stall shower
  • Towel rack

Port Guest Stateroom

  • Oversized hanging closet (could be converted back into washer and dryer space, electrical and plumbing still available)
  • Spacious twin bunks
  • Drawer storage


Electrical power is supplied via 50A shore power, Onan 17kw generator, MagnaSine Magnum inverter/charger and the yachts DC battery systems.

  • CordMaster automatic shore power cord reel
  • Onan Generator 17kw
  • MagnaSine Magnum MS4042 inverter/charger
  • 12/24 VDC
  • 4X Lifeline 12v AGM Engine start batteries
  • 8X 6v AGM house battery bank


Power by twin Cummins QSM11-M 535hp diesels with 1268 hours. The vessel is equipped with Mercury Smartcraft display screens.

  • Twin Cummins 535hp each, QSM11-M Diesels with 1268 hours
  • ZF Mathers electronic engine/transmission controls
  • SidePower PPS bow and stern thrusters
  • Dual Racor fuel/water separation fuel filter systems
  • Racor fuel/water separations fuel filter for the diesel furnace
  • Webasto SG 1553 hydronic diesel furnace
  • Trim Tabs

The yachts has been continually upgraded throughout the owners tenure and no expense has been spared to keep the running system current.

Navigation & Entertainment Systems

In 2021 the 540's navigation system was upgraded to Garmin at the lower helm and Flybridge with Garmin Autopilot.

  • 2xGarmin electronic navigation charts
  • 2xGarmin GHC 20 Autopilot
  • Garmin Reactor 40 autopilot w/GHC
  • 2xGarmin GMI 20s
  • Garmin Stern facing backup Camera
  • ICOM VHF IC-M604
  • Fusion stereo system throughout yacht
  • SidePower PPS bow and stern thrusters

Flybridge & Deck

The flybridge offers a center helm station with 2 captain's chairs, port side settee and a starboard side wet bar

  • Bimini top
  • Center helm and 2x captains chair
  • Port side settee
  • Starboard side wet bar
  • Icom VHF
  • Garmin display with stern camera
  • Nick Jackson 12VDC Davit


  • Large walk around sidedecks
  • 2X foredeck hatches
  • Lewmar Electric Windlass with foredeck, lower & upper helm controls
  • 2020 Apex 11' center console dinghy with a 50HP Tohatsu engine
  • CordMaster automatic shore power cord reel
  • Spacious Lazarette storage


The Meridian 540 is a two-owner yacht and has had continual updates/upgrades. The yacht has always been cared for by a professional yacht manager. The owner has the receipts for the professional technicians, that have worked on the yacht over the years. This is a very special yacht that is a MUST SEE!


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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