Cruisers 500 Express

Boat Tests


Builder: Cruisers Yachts

Model: 500 Express

Model Year: 2004

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 52’3”

Beam: 15’6”

Draft: 3’8”

Weight: 39,500 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/675-hp Volvo Penta D12 diesel V-drives

Optional Power: none

Fuel Capacity: 500 gal.

Water Capacity: 150 gal.


hardtop w/front, side, and aft curtains
Sharp microwave
Nova Kool refrigerator/freezer
rudder- angle indicator
central vacuum system
spotlight w/remote
2/Tecma MSDs
Clarion AM/FM stereo/CD player on bridge deck
cockpit wet bar w/U-line ice maker
Black&Decker coffee maker
2-burner Princess electric cooktop
cherrywood veneer interior


Raymarine electronics package including RL80C Pathfinder radar/chartplotter, RL70C radar plotter w/4-kW open-array antenna, 53 DSC VHF
DSM250 black-box sonar
Sidepower bow thruster
cherrywood entry treads
Splendide 2000 washer/dryer
Force 10 electric grill
Fish&Paykel dishwasher
Nautical Structures transom davit
3/Aquos LCD TVs
cockpit and foredeck sunlounges
13.5-kW Onan genset
Reverso oil-change system

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