Cruisers 385 Express

Boat Tests


Builder: Cruisers Yachts

Model: 385 Express

Model Year: 2005

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 42'2"

Beam: 13'8"

Draft: 3'3"

Weight: 21,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/370-hp 8.1S Horizon MerCruiser gasoline inboards

Optional Power: gasoline and diesel inboards up to 420 hp apiece from MerCruiser, Volvo Penta, and Yanmar

Fuel Capacity: 300 gal.

Water Capacity: 70 gal.


Maxwell windlass
extended swim platform w/ Garelick swim/dive ladder
Faria gauges
Tankwatch 4-tank monitor
Plastimo compass
Clarion marine stereo w/ marine speakers
hardtop w/ wing doors and aft enclosure
2-burner Euro Kera cooktop
Black & Decker Spacemaker coffee maker
Nova Kool undercounter refrigerator
aft-deck wet bar w/ U-Line ice maker
leatherette sofa w/ double incliner
20" Sharp LCD TV w/ DVD/CD player
2/Tecma electric MSDs
7.3-kW Kohler gasoline genset
32,000-Btu Cruisair A/C
Sure Power Industries battery isolator
60-amp Inteli-Power Marine PD2060 battery charger
FE 241 auto-fire-extinguishing system
Buck Algonquin sea strainers
PYI dripless shaft logs
11-gal. Seaward water heater


Raymarine C80 GPS plotter and Ray 215 DSC VHF
DVD/TV entertainment packages for forward and aft staterooms
26'' Sharp Aquos LCD TV w/ Sony Home Theater system (saloon)
Side Power bow thruster
Splendide washer/dryer combo unit
Sharp Carousel microwave oven

This article originally appeared in the December 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.