Sea Ray 500 Sedan Bridge Page 4

Sea Ray 500 Sedan BridgeBy Capt. Bill Pike — October 2004

Born to Run


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Base price: $1,012,666 with 2/660-hp Cummins QSM11 diesel inboards
Optional power: 2/730-hp MAN D2876LE405 diesel inboards
Standard equipment: Lofrans Progress II rope/chain windlass; hardtop; ACR spotlight; Ritchie compass; Raymarine SmartPilot ST8001+ autopilot, C120 GPS/chartplotter/radar display, and 230 VHF; Clarion XMD3 Sirius AM/FM stereo/CD player w/amplifier, subwoofer, and 6/speakers on flying bridge; entertainment center in saloon w/Clarion XMD3 Sirius AM/FM stereo/CD player w/amplifier and 6/speakers and 26" Toshiba LCD TV; Krupps coffee maker; Panasonic microwave oven; under-counter Sub-Zero refrigerator; Kenyon 2-burner cooktop; Grohe faucets; 2/VacuFlush MSDs; Sea-Fire 1301 auto. fire-suppression system; 50-amp Progressive Dynamics battery charger; Glendinning CableMaster; 13.5-kW Onan genset; 41,000-Btu Cruisair a/c; 17.9-gal. Attwood water heater; Bennett trim tabs

Length overall: 52'3"
Beam: 15'3"
Draft: 4'2"
Weight (dry): 36,700 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 500 gal.
Water capacity: 140 gal.
Test engines: 2/660-hp Cummins QSM11 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF325-1A/1.73:1
Props: 28x32 4-blade bronze
Steering: Teleflex Sea-Star hydraulic w/power-assist
Controls: Teleflex mechanical/electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: Side-Power bow thruster; Lofrans Progress II all-chain windlass; Sea Ray Navigator II w/4-kW Koden radar and WAAS GPS sensor; Bose Lifestyle 35 AM/FM stereo/CD/DVD system w/Acoustimas speakers; 24,000-Btu Marine Air a/c for bridge; Beam central vac; 50-amp Iso-Boost transformer; Boston Whaler 110 Sport w/25-hp four-stroke Mercury and transom davit; spare propellers
Price as tested: $1,131,500

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

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