Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-)
(w/ 2 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1 GXi gas inboards)

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Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-)
Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-)
The new 395 Motoryacht offers a choice of salon seating allowing owners to create either a formal dining, or lounge-like environment. In addition, the forward stateroom is also adaptable with both a double and single berth, making this the ideal motoryacht for the family living aboard or weekend entertainer.

Key Features

  • Expanded cabin walls for more spacious interior
  • High 6 feet, 6 inches headroom
  • Multiple berths in forward stateroom
  • Walking area around entire width of aft stateroom
  • Choice of salon seating for individual tastes

Specifications

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Specifications
Length Overall 42' 2'' (with swim platform) Dry Weight 23,500 lbs. gas
Beam 13' 8'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 39'' Fuel Cap 300 gal.
Deadrise/Transom N/A Water Cap 68 gal.
Max Headroom 6' 6'' Bridge Clearance 15' 8''
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

Engine Options

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Engine options
Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 2 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1 GXi gas inboards
Opt. Power 2 x 420-hp MerCruiser 8.1 S gas
2 x 310-hp Volvo Penta D6
2 x 420-hp Volvo 8.1 GXi gas
2x 315-hp Yanmar 6LPA-STP diesels
2x 370-hp Yanmar 6LYA-STP diesels

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Photo Gallery

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Many options for enjoying the sun on this cruiser.

The Cruisers Yachts 395 offers the added accommodations of an aft cabin motoryacht without losing the sporty feel and functional exterior layout of an express cruiser.

Something to do when the weather is inclement.

Watch your favorite movie on the standard 20'' LCD TV.

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Spacious U-shaped galley.

The galley features a side-by-side refrigerator/freezer, a microwave, coffee maker, and lots of storage.

Separate master stateroom.

The master stateroom features a generous queen bed set nearly fore-and-aft but at a slight angle that allows enough room to walk around.

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Master head with shower stall.

The private master head features a separate shower stall and vanity with a sink.

Plenty of windows and seating here.

Large windows and an open layout enhance the spacious feel inside the boat.

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Captain's Report

Learn about the back story of Cruisers Yachts here...

Motoryacht Design—Express Cruiser Performance

By Vince Daniello

Test Captain

Cruisers Yachts has always been known for performance, with all of their models targeting a cruising speed at least in the mid-twenties from standard power, and with most models well exceeding that. On larger yachts these numbers are often achieved with diesel power, but in some areas of the country gasoline engines are more popular. With this in mind, the 395 Motoryacht was designed as the largest motoryacht in the Cruisers Yachts lineup that offers exhilarating performance with either gas or diesel power.

Impressive Handling & Performance

While it is one thing to claim performance it is another to actually provide it, which the 395 does. In five foot swells off Fort Lauderdale our test boat topped out at 35 mph, and clearly would have gone faster in calmer water with Cruisers Yachts claiming about 36 mph at wide-open-throttle. With twin 420 horsepower Volvo 8.1 liter gas inboards, the boat cruised most economically at 4000 RPM, making 29.3 mph and providing a 188 mile range. Overall, both performance and handling of the boat were more what I would expect from an express cruiser, better than the typical motoryacht.

Maximizing Space

In addition to performance, the 395 offers lots of space inside and out. This is most noticeable on the bridge where a very large crescent shaped settee provides plenty of seating near the captain, with a removable high-low table for dining or cocktails. Just a few steps down from the helm, the aft deck can be equipped with a built in settee or left open for the owner’s choice of furnishings. But what was most noticeable here is how the bridge and aft deck are closely tied together with a clear sense that entire area is all part of a single, large outdoor living space. So just as with the boat’s performance, the exterior layout is more reminiscent of an express cruiser than a motoryacht.

One of the ways Cruisers Yachts maximizes space on the bridge is to make the side walkways to the bow as narrow as possible, increasing the width available both on the bridge and in the salon. While this is a common tradeoff in yacht design, the company has done a very good job minimizing the side decks while still providing adequate passage to the bow. They accomplished this by angling the cabin sides in slightly and flaring the railings out slightly, so while the deck is narrow, there is plenty of width up around hip level. Unfortunately the horn was mounted on the starboard side of the cabin on our test boat, which encroached a bit on the walk forward. We tested the prototype boat, so the horn may be relocated on the final production model, and even if it isn’t, it wasn’t hard to maneuver around the horn with numerous handrails along the entire trip from aft deck to bow, including railings on the front of the cabin.

Redesigns

While the narrow walkways increase space in the salon, Cruisers Yachts also raised the side decks slightly, allowing the entire width of the hull for salon furnishings, with the side decks encroaching slightly on the width of the salon only above shoulder level. This makes the 395 salon significantly larger than the 375 model this boat replaces, even though the boat’s beam remains the same. Large windows and an open layout further enhance the spacious feel inside the boat, and similar design tweaks increase room throughout the boat. The master stateroom, for instance, features a generous queen bed set nearly fore-and-aft but at a slight angle. This allows enough room to walk around the starboard side of the bed but makes best use of space in the rest of the stateroom, which is again noticeably larger than the master stateroom of the previous 375 model.

Choice of Gas or Diesel

In their quest to provide generous accommodations and invigorating performance from gasoline engines, Cruisers Yachts has succeeded admirably. The boat is also offered with twin Volvo diesels, up to 370 horsepower each. Because of the increased torque provided by diesel engines, these engines should offer similar top end performance, and an increased cruising speed. But whichever engines, the Cruisers Yachts 395 offers the added accommodations of an aft cabin motoryacht without losing the sporty feel and functional exterior layout of an express cruiser.

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) is 35.0 mph (56.3 kph), burning 69.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 261.17 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) is 29.3 mph (47.2 kph), and the boat gets .7 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.3 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 188 miles (302.56 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 2 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1 GXi gas inboards.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.


Standard and Optional Equipment

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
GPS/Chart Standard
VHF Radio Optional
Systems
Air Cond./Heat Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Dripless Shaft Seals Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Power Steering Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Standard
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Standard
Galley
Coffeemaker Optional
Icemaker Standard
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Carpet: Cockpit Standard
Hardtop Standard
Ice Chest Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Shower Standard
Wet bar Standard
Canvas
Bimini Top Standard
Boats More Than 30 Feet
Bow Thruster Optional
Generator Standard
Oil Change System Optional
Vacuum Optional
Washer/Dryer Optional

Standard = Standard Optional = Optional

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Warranty

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Warranty Information
Warranties change from time to time. While BoatTEST.com has tried to ensure the most up-to-date warranty offered by each builder, it does not guarantee the accuracies of the information presented below. Please check with the boat builder or your local dealer before you buy any boat.
Hull Warranty
Years 5-Year
Transferable Yes
Deck Warranty
Years 5-Year
Transferable Yes
Engine Warranty
Years Engine warranties vary by manufacturer
Gelcoat Warranty
Years 3-Year
Transferable Yes
Blistering Warranty
Years 3-Year
Transferable Yes
Accessories Warranty
Years 1-Year other parts and components
Transferable Yes
Certifications
NMMA Certification Yes

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Price

Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Price
Pricing Range $451,880.00
Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.


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