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Meridian 541

Suggested Starting Price: $1.4 million
Length: About 54 feet
Manufacturer: Meridian Yachts

This two-story boat is equipped with advanced joystick controls to make navigation easier. It has seen strong demand, with all available production slots filled by dealer orders into 2012, of which over 70 percent have been sold to customers.

Meridian Yachts, created in 2002 by Brunswick, has been the largest maker of bridge boats for the past four years, with a 30 percent market share.

Photo courtesy: Brunswick