Rodman 565 CruiserBy Capt. Ken Kreisler
Model: 565 Cruiser
Model Year: 2003
Boat Type: Cruiser
Weight: 54,013 lbs.
Standard Power: 2/615-hp Volvo Penta D12 diesel inboards
Optional Power: 2/635-hp Cummins QSM11, 2/660-hp Caterpillar 3196, or 2/700-hp MAN 2876 LE40 diesel inboards
Fuel Capacity: 740 gal.
Water Capacity: 205 gal.
Raymarine ST 6001 autopilot w/repeater
rudder-angle indicator on bridge and lower helm
BBQ and refrigerator on bridge
18-piece Rodman crockery set and 6-piece coffee set, 16-piece Rodman cutlery set, and 12-piece Rodman glassware set
Mandelli door hardware
bow thruster w/controls on bridge and helm
2/Racor fuel-water separators
10-kW Onan genset
20 gal. water heater
2/SeaLand Vacuflush MSDs
teak cockpit, side decks, and bridge-deck sole
17-kW Onan genset
Rodman trim tabs
oil exchange system
emergency PTO bilge pump
Raymarine electronics package including L-760 sonar/chartplotter, Raychart 530-C plotter w/repeater, RL-80CRC radar in lower helm, and RL-70C radar repeater on bridge
54,000-Btu CruiseAir A/C
This article originally appeared in the August 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.