Sea Ray 540 Sundancer

Boat Tests


Builder: Sea Ray

Model: 540

Model Year: 2009

Boat Type: Cruiser

Cabins 1 master, 1 guest

LOA: 54'9"

Beam: 15'3"

Draft: 4'2"

Weight: 47,000 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/600-hp Cummins QSC 8.3s

Optional Power: None

Fuel Capacity: 600

Water Capacity: 150


Cummins MerCruiser electronic controls and steering
4/8-D batteries
21.5-kW Onan genset
Reverso oil-change system
fuel-transfer pump
20-gal. water heater
Raymarine 240 VHF
Bose Lifestyle 48 sound system w/ Sirius satellite receiver
Grohe faucets
2/Charles iso-transformers
32", 26", and 19" LCD TVs
2/32,000-Btu zone-controlled, reverse-cycle Cruisair A/Cs for cockpit and saloon


custom china
Kenyon Custom electric grill
Isotherm ice maker and drawer ‘fridge
Raymarine electronics package w/ 2/12" G-Series displays running Navionics platform w/ custom key pad controls, 4-kW radar
2/Glendinning Cablemasters
fabric upgrade
central vacuum system
opening hull windows
swim platform w/ hydraulic lift
teak on swim platform
Splendide washer/dryer combo

This article originally appeared in the March 2009 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.