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Exclusive: Cruisers 300 Express By Capt. Bill Pike — November 2004

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Base price: $142,110 with 2/270-hp Volvo Penta 5.0 GXi SX gasoline stern drives
Optional power: twin gasoline and diesel stern drives from Volvo Penta and Mercury to 320 hp apiece
Standard equipment: Taylor Made tempered-glass windshield; fiberglass hardtop w/enclosure; Ritchie compass; Faria gauges; Carling Technologies digital multiplex switching system; Sirius-ready Clarion XMD3 AM/FM stereo/CD player; Tundra under-counter refrigerator; EruoKera Princess Gourmet one-burner cooktop; ITT Jabsco electric MSD; Inteli-Power Marine PD2030 converter/charger;12,000-Btu Cruisair a/c; Lenco electric trim tabs; Imanna labs-tested KCS welded-aluminum fuel tanks; ITT Jabsco Sensor Max 14 VSD (variable speed drive) water pump; 6-gal. Seaward water heater; SeaFire FE241 auto. fire-suppression system

Length overall: 31'0"
Beam: 10'6"
Draft (drive down): 3'3"
Weight (dry): 10,600 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 150 gal.
Water capacity: 30 gal.
Test engines: 2/320-hp Volvo Penta 5.7GXi DP gasoline stern drives
Transmissions/ratio: Volvo Penta DuoProp/1.95:1
Props: DuoProp F4 propset
Steering: Teleflex SeaStar mechanical w/power-assist
Controls: Volvo Penta mechanical
Optional equipment on test boat: Maxwell windlass w/anchor, chain-rope rode, and foredeck foot switch; Raymarine Ray53 DSC VHF; 13" Sharp Aquos LCD TV; Black & Decker SpaceMaker coffee maker; Techma electric MSD; fuel crossover system; 5-kW Kohler gasoline genset; 3/Group 31 batteries (includes 1 deep-cycle house battery); camper canvas
Price as tested: $180,060

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This article originally appeared in the October 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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