Fountain 48 Express Cruiser Page 4

Exclusive: Fountain 48 Express Cruiser By George L. Petrie — June 2004

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Base price: $863,169 with 3/440-hp Yanmar 6LY2A-STP diesels w/Arneson surface drives
Optional power: 3/525-hp MerCruiser gasoline inboards w/Bravo-XR outdrives 3/425-hp MerCruiser MPI gasoline inboards w/Bravo-XR outdrives
Standard equipment: 7.8-kW Mase genset w/hushbox, 26,000-Btu Cruisair reverse-cycle A/C, radar arch, electronic compass, bimini w/front, side, and aft enclosures, swim platform, transom shower, cockpit wet bar w/ice maker

LOA: 48'4" w/o swim platform
Beam: 12'0"
Draft: 3'10"
Weight: 22,200 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 457 gal.
Water capacity: 80 gal.
Test engines: 3/440-hp Yanmar 6LY2A-STP diesel inboards w/Arneson surface drives
Transmissions/Ratio: Twin Disc MG5061A/1.2:1
Props: Rolla 18 1/2x26 6-blade s/s
Steering: Fountain heavy-duty hydraulic
Controls: Gaffing
Optional equipment on test boat: 8-hp bow thruster, teak cabin soles, teak cockpit soles
Price as tested: $879,494

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

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