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PURSUIT’S contribution to the yacht-class center console market, the S 408 is a big hybrid 42-footer designed for offshore fishing, entertaining and luxury day cruising. The spacious cockpit, comfortable forward lounging area, and roomy step-down cabin offer big-game fishermen and families alike exceptional center console versatility. A triple-seat helm arrangement provides plenty of room to enjoy operating the boat with friends and family nearby, and the uncluttered cockpit comes complete with an aft-facing mezzanine seat, hull side dive door, lighted 44-gallon transom livewell and insulated fish box. A transom rigging station with tackle storage doubles as an outdoor kitchen with Corian cutting board, electric grill, sink with hot and cold water faucet, and refrigerator/freezer with digital thermostat controlled from the cabin. A portside transom door opens to the stern platform which extends well aft on each side of the motors in a design unique to Pursuit. Below, a well-appointed cabin with hardwood flooring offers wraparound seating that concerts to a V-berth, enclosed head and full-service galley. A popular boat, triple Yamaha F350 outboards cruise at 28–30 knots (low 40s top).

* Sample prices are taken from the boating MLS during April, 2019

2018 model (FL) ............................................ $649,000

2018 model (MI) ............................................ $599,000

2018 model (SC) ........................................... $559,000

2018 model (FL) ............................................ $579,000

"For boatbuilders, it takes time, talent and dedication to create a boat that’s truly different. The Pursuit S 408 Sport is just that. This model brings together the best in center console and cruiser features in ways any boater can appreciate."

–Boating Magazine


"It’s hard to imagine a boat better suited to all the Bahamas has to offer than the Pursuit S 408."

–Power & Motoryacht


"The S 408 is spacious, plush and sporty, plus it incorporates a wide spectrum of features that make it as viable an option for serious anglers as for those more concerned with spending quality time on the water with the family."

–Salt Water Sportsman


"With the S 408 Sport, Pursuit has created a boat that weaves the fishing prowess and versatility of a supersize center-console with the comfort and overnighting amenities of an express cruiser."

–Sportfishing Magazine

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"Intrepid boats have always reminded us of an intricate Faberge egg – one with delicate moving parts and insides that dazzle, and show off a master jeweler’s artistic ability, creativity, and craftsmanship."

–BoatTest.com


"From the slide-out cooler to the grill station, Intrepid maximizes every inch of this boat in order to meet its customer’s thirst for adventure."

–Power & Motoryacht


"Strong construction is a selling point for Intrepid. The 407 Panacea has a resin-infused fiberglass hull and liner with PVC foam coring. Unidirectional and nonwoven fibers are used in high-stress areas to add toughness."

–Yachting Magazine


"We liked the Intrepid 407 Panacea a lot because — like its name says — it ­really does many things well. Fishing, diving, overnighting, family outings — the ­Panacea 407 really is the all-purpose ­potion.

–Boating Magazine

What the

Experts Say

Specifications

Length ....................................................... 42'10"

Beam .......................................................... 13'0"

Hull Draft ........................................................28"

Hull Weight ............................................ 20,777#

Fuel ...................................................... 470 gals.

Water ...................................................... 46 gals.

Max HP ...................................................... 1,050

Hull Type ................................................. Deep-V

Deadrise Aft ................................................... 20°

Pursuit S 408

2017–Current

Intrepid 407 Panacea

2018–Current

Current

Asking Prices*

BASED ON the Intrepid 475 Panacea, the 407 Panacea is a semi-custom dayboat designed for cruising, fishing and entertaining. The boat is loaded with luxury features including bow seats with electric backrests that can be raised at the push of a button to create chaise lounges. Forward of the helm console, a sunpad with retractable armrests is a great spot for guests to relax and enjoy the view. The custom fiberglass T-top eliminates any windshield mullions for a better view. Below, a hatch in the starboard side of the console provides entry to the 407's well-appointed cabin with real wood veneers, solid surface countertops, an electrically actuated table, head with shower, and compact galley with a sink, microwave and a pull-out refrigerator. The 52-square foot aft cockpit features two 50-gallon livewells, folding rear seat and an optional cockpit galley with grill and fridge behind the helm seats. A hullside door swings inward and a ladder folds out for water access. Fit and finish is extraordinary as it is with all Intrepid boats. Built on a resin infused hull with a single step, triple 400hp Mercury Verado outboards cruise at 40 knots and deliver a top speed in excess of 50 knots.

2017 model (FL) ............................................ $595,000

2017 model (FL) ............................................ $579,000

2018 model (FL) ............................................ $659,000

2018 model (FL) ............................................ $675,000

Length ......................................................... 40'0"

Beam ........................................................... 11'1"

Hull Draft .........................................................23"

Weight .................................................... 17,750#

Fuel ...................................................... 483 gals.

Water ...................................................... 60 gals.

Max HP ...................................................... 1,600

Hull Type ................................................ Deep-V

Deadrise Aft ................................................... 22°

With the emphasis on luxury, these two big center consoles are built for cruising and entertaining.

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Used Boat Shootout

Used Boat Shootout: Intrepid 407 Panacea vs. Pursuit S 408

Intrepid 407 Panacea

vs.

Pursuit S 408