Sea Ray 500 Sundancer

Boat Tests


Builder: Sea Ray

Model: 500 Sundancer

Model Year: 2003

Boat Type: Other...

Waterline Length 43'0"

LOA: 53'4"

Beam: 14'12"

Draft: 4'2"

Weight: 39,200 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/635-hp Cummins MerCruiser QSM11 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/690-hp MAN D 2876 LE 401 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 560 gal.

Water Capacity: 150 gal.


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


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

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