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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Cruisers 500 Express

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/675-hp Volvo Penta D12 EVC diesel V-drives

Transmission/Ratio: ZF/2.04:1

Props: 28x42 4-blade ZF Nibral

Steering: Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic w/power-assist

Price as Tested: $914,041

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

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.