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Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan
(w/ 2 x 370-hp MerCruiser 8.1 MPI gas inboards)

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381 Sedan
Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Test Video

The 381 is the next step up from the 341 in the new Meridian line of yachts. Over and above the 341, the 381 provides an expanded saloon area, a larger guest stateroom, and a dedicated, raised dinette area to starboard for four adults.

Key Features

    * (D.O.C.) Dock on command system
    * Sleeps up to six with two-cabin floor plan
    * Spacious salon with leather seating throughout and cherry wood interior
    * Entertainment center with 20-inch TV/VCR and Clarion stereo system
    * Heavy-grade 24-ounce woven roving and bi-axial knit fiberglass fabrics
    * 10-year structural hull and deck limited warranty

    Considerations * Add thicker backing plates to wraparound railing
    * Center engine hatch does not have pull-tab
    * Non-skid is a bit slick even with deck shoes


Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Specifications
Length Overall 38' 6'' Dry Weight 22,275 lbs.
Beam 13' 7'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 3' 4'' Weight Capacity N/A
Draft Up N/A Person Capacity N/A
Draft Down N/A Fuel Capacity 300 gal.
Air Draft N/A Water Capacity 125 gal.
Deadrise/Transom N/A Length on Trailer N/A
Max Headroom 6' 4'' Height on Trailer N/A
Bridge Clearance 14' 1'' Trailer Weight N/A
Total Package Weight (Trailer,Boat & Engine) N/A
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

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Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Photo Gallery

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Your summer cottage on the water.

A good family sedan with plenty of creature comforts and good performance. For the weekend or the extended coastal vacation the average family would be hard pressed to want for more than what the Mer

Large sliding door allows easy access in and out.

The cockpit is an open area having two large hatches with gas-assisted cylinders for easy opening. The steps leading to the bridge as well as those from the cockpit to the side decks, were part of th

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The interior is roomy and nicely appointed.

A small winged table with a fixed base is also part of the salon furnishing. All the seating is covered in Mirage leather.The center has a large 20” Sony Trinitron TV and VCR. The salon, galley, and

The galley is spacious and features good storage.

The galley comes complete with refrigerator, two-burner cooktop, microwave, and good counterspace to prepare meals.

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Four can sit comfortably for any meal of the day.

On the starboard side is a raised dedicated settee allowing additional headroom for the second stateroom below. This is a conventional unit with facing bench seats and a center table having storage a

Good seating for family and friends.

The helm was not adjustable, but was well installed for a person of my height, and hydraulic steering was used making life much easier. The most innovative thing found on the boat was the D-O-C, dock

Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Captain's Report is archived.

Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan is 32.9 mph (52.9 kph), burning 58.2 gallons per hour (gph) or 220.29 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan is 27.9 mph (44.9 kph), and the boat gets 0.59 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.25 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 160 miles (257.5 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 370-hp MerCruiser 8.1 MPI gas inboards.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

Standard and Optional Equipment

Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Autopilot Optional
Air Cond./Heat Optional
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard Bennett Hydraulic
TV/DVD Standard
Washdown: Fresh Water Optional
Washdown: Raw Water Optional
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Optional
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Bimini Top Optional
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Freezer Standard
Generator Optional
Oil Change System Optional
Vacuum Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Warranty

Meridian Yachts 381 Sedan Warranty Information
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