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Sea Ray 500 Sundancer — By Capt. Bill Pike — February 2003

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Base price: $743,000 with 2/635-hp Cummins MerCruiser QSM11 diesel inboards
Optional power: 2/690-hp MAN D 2876 LE 401 diesel inboards
Standard equipment: Lofrans Progress II rope/chain windlass; fiberglass hardtop; Ritchie compass; AFI air horn; SmartCraft System View & Diagnostics; Raymarine VHF; ACR spotlight; cockpit wet bar w/U-Line ice maker; Waeco refrigerator/freezer; Panasonic microwave; Black & Decker coffee maker; Grohe fixtures and Corian counterops in galley and heads; 2-burner Euro Kera cooktop; UltraLeather Flexsteel convertible sofabed; UltraLeather lounge; Zenith LCD TV in saloon w/DVD/VCR; 40-amp ProMariner battery charger; 28,000-Btu Marine Air A/C; 13.5-kW Onan genset w/soundshield

Length overall: 53'4"
Waterline length: 43'0"
Beam: 14'12"
Draft: 4'2"
Weight (dry): 39,200 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 560 gal.
Water capacity: 150 gal.Test engines: 2/635-hp Cummins MerCruiser QSM11 diesel inboards
Transmissions/ratio: ZF 3251V/1.80:1
Props: 28 x 35 4-blade Teignbridge
Steering: Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic w/engine-driven power-assist
Controls: Teleflex
Optional equipment on test boat: MaxPower bow thruster; 24,000-Btu Marine Air cockpit A/C; Isotherm cockpit refrigerator; Southcoast hydraulic Southcoast Marine Products hydraulic swim platform; Sea Ray Navigator; Splendide 2000 washer/dryer; 50-amp Isoboost transformer; Bose Lifestyle 35 system in forward stateroom
Price as tested: not available

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This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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