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Cruisers 500 Express By Capt. Patrick Sciacca — August 2004

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Base price: $825,571 with 2/675-hp Volvo Penta D12 diesel V-drives
Optional power: none
Standard equipment: hardtop w/front, side, and aft curtains; Sharp microwave; Nova Kool refrigerator/freezer; rudder- angle indicator; central vacuum system; spotlight w/remote; 2/Tecma MSDs; Clarion AM/FM stereo/CD player on bridge deck; cockpit wet bar w/U-line ice maker; Black&Decker coffee maker; 2-burner Princess electric cooktop; cherrywood veneer interior

Length overall: 52'3"
Beam: 15'6"
Draft: 3'8"
Weight (dry): 39,500 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 500 gal.
Water capacity: 150 gal.
Test engines: 2/675-hp Volvo Penta D12 EVC diesel V-drives
Transmissions/ratio: ZF/2.04:1
Propellers: 28x42 4-blade ZF Nibral
Steering: Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic w/power-assist
Controls: Volvo Penta single-lever electronic
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
Price as tested: $914,041

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

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