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Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-)
(w/ 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel )

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The 447 Sport Sedan is a sophisticated and fresh looking motoryacht with luxuries from bow to stern. This model features two private staterooms, two heads, and a large cabin layout for entertaining and weekend cruising.

Key Features

  • Self-draining fiberglass cockpit
  • Radar arch with arch lights
  • L-shaped lounge on bridge
  • Wet bar on bridge
  • Extended swim platform with boarding ladder
  • Cherry veneer interior package
  • Therapeutic foam mattresses
  • Sofa with double incliner
  • Teak & holly synthetic floor

Specifications

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Specifications
Length Overall 45' 2'' w/ swim platform Dry Weight 28,500 lbs w/ gas
Beam 14' 6'' Tested Weight N/A
Draft 46'' Fuel Cap 370 gal.
Deadrise/Transom N/A Water Cap 100 gal.
Max Headroom 6' 6'' Bridge Clearance 16' 0'' w/ hardtop
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 447 Sport Sedan (2007-)Engine options
Std. Power 2 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1GXi (Gas)
Tested Power 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel
Opt. Power 2 x 370-hp Volvo Penta D6 with IPS
2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6
2 x 480-hp Yanmar 6LY3-ETP

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Line Drawing

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Photo Gallery

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On the Flying Bridge

At the helm the visibility’s good and everything you need is within easy reach of the Captain’s chair.

For Your Guests

There’s L-shaped seating around a removable table, a wet bar, and a slide-out refrigerator, and a sunning area with a pair of incline loungers which adjust for just the right sun angle.

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Room to Play or For a Dingy

Although the standard cockpit is relatively spartan, the available options offer a wide variety of possibilities tailored to your needs.

Wide Open Spaces

The number of square feet of glass is huge and allows for lots of natural light and visibility. The salon and galley are both equipped with appropriate features and conveniences.

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Suitably Appointed

The masterstate room includes are a queen-sized island berth, cedar-lined lockers, and access to a European-style head with vessel sink and stall shower.

Versatile Mid-Stateroom

The berth it converts from a queen to a pair of twins. That’s a real advantage whether you’ve got a couple of kids or a couple of adults who don’t really care to share one bed.

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Captain's Report

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A Striking Profile- More than Just Good Looks

By Captain John B. Wenz

When I visited Cruisers Yachts to inspect the first member of the Sport Sedan family (originally called the 477, renamed the 497) I was advised to watch for future models in this group. Curious to see how this design would evolve, I was pleased to be invited aboard the new 447. A slightly smaller sister, she’s indeed a design evolution. I was anxious to see, in person, what I was told would be a nice choice for a boating family.

A Striking Profile

The dramatic styling and the low profile mean much more than what you might initially conclude. At first glance your impression is that she looks like a contemporary European design. Sleek and luxurious are two words which come to mind. Lots of curves, lots of glass, lots of shiny chrome and stainless; traditional she’s not, but this boat definitely catches your eye. With 18.5 degrees of deadrise and a low center of gravity, the 447 promises to be a good ride in the sloppy stuff; something which is often a compromise in sedans and cruisers in this size range. Although I didn’t get a chance to test her in those kinds of conditions, I think it fair to say that she’d probably hold true to the builder’s claims.

Up on the flying bridge, visibility’s good and everything you need is within easy reach of the Captain’s chair. There’s also plenty of space for a full compliment of electronics and Cruisers offers a couple of factory installed optional packages. For your guests, there’s L-shaped seating around a removable table, a wet bar, and a slide-out refrigerator. There’s also a sunning area with a pair of incline loungers which adjust for just the right sun angle.

Although the standard cockpit is relatively spartan, the available options offer a wide variety of possibilities tailored to your needs. Additions might include seating, a wet bar, and an icemaker. You can also install synthetic teak decking or carpeting, and add a deck enclosure, if you like. The swim platform can also be fitted-out as an 800 pound hydraulic lift for a dinghy or small PWC.

Interior Space- Where the 447 Really Shines

Step into the salon and you’ll be pleased by the feeling of open space. The number of square feet of glass is huge and allows for lots of natural light and visibility. The salon and galley are both nicely equipped with appropriate features and conveniences. In addition, there’s the added flexibility of a sleeper/sofa. One of the 447’s big advantages is found below the salon floor; Cruisers Yachts calls it the basement. With the space saving advantages of either V-drives or IPS, you get a huge storage area for just about anything- which is what a family like mine wants to bring aboard- anything and everything!

Up forward you’ll find things suitably appointed with the luxuries and conveniences deserving of the master stateroom. Included are a queen-sized island berth, cedar-lined lockers, and access to a European-style head with vessel sink and stall shower. The second head is entered from either the salon or the mid stateroom. This full-beam cabin features a comfy sitting area and lots of natural light from six opening ports. The highlight here is the berth- it converts from a queen to a pair of twins. That’s a real advantage whether you’ve got a couple of kids or a couple of adults who don’t really care to share one bed.

Propulsion Systems- Saving Space

Any one of the available propulsion options, V-drive or Volvo IPS, is a good choice. They range from twin 370’s to twin 480’s and include both gas and diesels; standard are the twin Volvo gas motors rated at 420-hp. Our test boat was equipped with the Volvo 435-hp diesels, which I like, but I’d love to test a 447 fitted with IPS. In any case, they’re all efficiently laid out in an aft, under-cockpit engine room. Not only does this type of arrangement save space, but it also eliminates the possibility of a greasy mechanic messing up the salon carpeting.

Our Test

Given that conditions were relatively benign, wind and noise levels were still pleasingly low. I noticed that the electronics arch and soft top seemed to make a difference in the noise level- they didn’t rattle when this boat accelerated. That was a design issue under revision when I drove the 477. I’m happy to see it resolved.

The Cruisers Yachts 447 Sedan measures 45’2” in length including the swim platform. She’s got a beam of 14’6” and draws 46” of water. Her tanks hold 375 gallons of fuel, 100 gallons of water, and she weighs in at 29,500 pounds. Out on the water we found the 447 to cruise optimally at 3000 rpm for a speed of 25.1 mph yielding a cruising range of 319 miles. She got up on plane in 7.5 seconds and reached a top speed of 34.1 mph or 29.7 knots. Along with everything else I’ve mentioned, our test boat had a bow thruster. Although not necessary, I’d like to see one included as standard equipment on any boat of this size. It’s an addition that has proven itself to be a real stress-reliever for many a weekend skipper. It can replace a deckhand on the bow and get you out of trouble when you’re in close quarters on a breezy day.

For either a boating family or an adult couple, the Cruisers 447 is a good choice. She’s got the standard equipment you need at a competitive price. With an extensive list of factory options and a little thought, you can set this boat up to fit you like a glove.

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) is 34.1 mph (54.9 kph), burning 41.2 gallons per hour (gph) or 155.94 liters per hour (lph).

  • Best cruise for the Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) is 25.2 mph (40.6 kph), and the boat gets 0.95 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.4 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 319 miles (513.38 kilometers).

  • Tested power is 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel.
For complete test results including fuel consumption, range and sound levels
go to our Test Results section.

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Standard and Optional Equipment

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Standard and Optional Equipment
Marine Electronics
Autopilot Optional
Fishfinder Optional
GPS/Chart Optional
Radar Optional
VHF Radio Optional
Systems
Air Cond./Heat Standard
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard
Dripless Shaft Seals Standard
Head: Fixed Standard
Power Steering Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Standard
Washdown: Raw Water Optional
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Standard
Galley
Coffeemaker Standard
Icemaker Optional
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard
Exterior Features
Arch: Electronics Standard
Carpet: Cockpit Optional
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Transom Shower Standard
Wet bar 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 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Warranty

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) 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 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Price

Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Price
Pricing Range $579,480.00
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.

Test Results   (Printer Friendly Page)

Test Power: 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel
  Range  
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM   KM    KPH    LPH    KPL   dBA
750 5.4 4.7 1.1 5.05 4.39 1703 1481 2741 8.7 4.16 2.15 65
1500 8.8 7.6 5.1 1.71 1.48 576 501 927 14.2 19.31 0.73 76
1750 9.2 8.0 7.9 1.16 1.01 391 340 629 14.8 29.9 0.49 75
2000 9.7 8.4 12.2 0.80 0.69 269 234 433 15.6 46.18 0.34 75
2250 10.1 8.7 16.4 0.61 0.53 207 180 333 16.3 62.08 0.26 82
2500 17.9 15.5 18.8 0.95 0.83 321 279 517 28.8 71.17 0.4 78
2750 21.1 18.3 23.8 0.88 0.77 299 260 481 34 90.09 0.37 80
3000 25.2 21.9 26.7 0.95 0.82 319 278 513 40.6 101.07 0.4 80
3250 29.1 25.3 31.4 0.93 0.80 312 272 502 46.8 118.86 0.4 80
3500 32.0 27.8 38.1 0.84 0.73 284 247 457 51.5 144.22 0.36 82
3630 34.1 29.7 41.2 0.83 0.72 279 243 449 54.9 155.96 0.35 82

All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation.

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Test Conditions

Test Power: 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel
Time To Plane 7.5 sec.
0 to 30 17.6 sec.
Test Power 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel
Transmission Volvo
Ratio 2.5:1
Props 24 X 31
Load 3 persons, 3/4 fuel, 1/2 water, 200lbs. gear
Climate 70 deg.; low humidity.; wind: 7 Knots; seas; calm


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