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The 37 PC (Performance Cruiser) has proven to be popular because she makes a good dayboat and a cruiser. Formula has maximized the cockpit layout on this model for entertaining and has created an elegant and sophisticated space below.

Key Features

  • Transferable 5-Year Formula Guard Limited Protection Plan
  • Electric windlass
  • Radar arch
  • Livorsi shifters/throttles
  • Wet bar
  • Pneumatic-assist transom door
  • Private forward stateroom with double cherry finish doors
  • 17" flatscreen LCD stereo TV/DVD
  • Two Ultraleather pedestal dining stools
  • 20" stereo TV/DVD in main salon
  • Kenwood AM/FM/CD stereo
  • One-year subscription to Sirius Satellite Digital Broadcast
Length Overall 38' 5''
Beam 12' 0''
Dry Weight 16,500 lbs.
Tested Weight N/A
Draft 30''
- Draft Up N/A
- Draft Down N/A
- Air Draft N/A
Deadrise/Transom 18 deg.
Max Headroom 6' 7''
Bridge Clearance 14' 4'' w/hardtop
Weight Capacity N/A
Person Capacity N/A
Fuel Capacity 236 gal.
Water Capacity 55 gal.
Length on Trailer N/A
Height on Trailer N/A
Trailer Weight N/A
Total Weight
(Trailer, Boat, & Engine)

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.

Std. Power Not Available
Tested Power 2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 8.1 HO inboards
Opt. Power 2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 496 MAG High Output Bravo Three X
2 x 420-hp Volvo Penta 8.1 Gxi
2x 350-hp Volvo Penta D6 350 DP diesels
2 x 420-hp MerCruiser 8.1 High Output W/CWC inboard
2 x 440-hp Yanmar 6LY2A-STP-440 diesel inboard

Formula 37 PC (2005 - ) Line Drawing

Tested By Capt. Bob SmithThe 37PC was introduced into the Formula lineup back in the 2002 model year and has proven to be popular with both her design and performance. She has European elegance and flair and designer, John Adams has maximized the cockpit layout for entertainment making her very popular in the cruising market. Out front, you have a remote controlled spotlight and under the cover, a windlass making for nearly effortless anchoring chores. Slip through the wide walkthrough and you easily step down into the cockpit. At the ControlsThe helm is neatly set up with Gaffrig instrumentation and Raymarine digital systems for staying on course and on time. Tilt steering and bolster adjustable seating makes sitting at the helm almost as comfortable as being in the lounging area behind it. There are fifteen drink holders peppered around this entertainment platform for you and your guests. To port of the helm is a lounger seat for another passenger to join you forward. Moving aft is a U-shaped lounging area for more guests. You can install cockpit tables easily back here that can be adjusted to the necessary height required. A wet bar is also back here for keeping the cold drinks going at anchor. Stepping BelowYou slip down into the cabin through a curved Plexiglas door that slides with ease. The forward stateroom has a centerline berth for two with storage below the bed. Hanging lockers are to port and starboard as you enter this area. In the main cabin, the lounge has another dual height table and this area converts into another berth when needed. Entertainment is provided via an AM/FM/CD system which comes complete with one year of Sirius Satellite subscription. The aft area can also become a berth for two and has a sliding curtain for privacy. Preparing MealsThe galley is well thought out and includes a microwave, 120/12V refrigerator, Corian countertops and wood accented cabinetry that will make you want to spend time in there cooking. Engine AccessBack topside, engine access is through a motorized hatch or integrated quick access day hatch. Access to maintenance items is reasonable and well lit.SpecsThis comfortable cruiser measures 38’5” LOA with the bow platform, and 37’0” without it. She has a 12’ beam and weighs about 16,500 pounds. Inside you have excellent headroom at 6’7” in the cabin. The 37 PC has a fuel capacity of 236 gallons for a weekend of cruising and carries 55 gallons of freshwater. Ride and PerformanceAfter watching the morning hours flood past us with the rest of the downpour, we had a break in the afternoon rains that allowed us to climb aboard and begin testing. Our test model was powered with twin MerCruiser 8.1 HO inboards that deliver 420-hp each. She was carrying ¾ a tank of fuel and two people on board for this ride. At 3000 rpms, she was on plane and cruising at 20 mph. At this rate she burned just under 13 gph. Her maximum speed was at just over 36 mph and 4700 rpms and a burn rate of 37 gph. She was pretty quiet running with levels starting at 72 dBa at idle and up to 88 dBa at 3000 rpms and 90 dBa at top speed. The 37PC was also quick to plane, in just over 7 seconds and was cruising along at 30 mph in just over 12 seconds. The 37PC handled quite well in even the most mixed seas with boats passing in every direction and the tide running. The only problem I had was maneuvering in an unusually strong cross current due to tidal changes in a poorly protected marina. If you’re ready are looking for a cruising boat that has a ton of entertainment space yet fits in the mid-size marketplace, Formula has a great choice for you in the 37PC. You get maximum cockpit entertainment space, comfortable room below, performance and value all in one package.

Test Result Highlights

  • Top speed for the Formula 37 PC (2005 - ) is 36.3 mph (58.4 kph), burning 74.0 gallons per hour (gph) or 280.09 liters per hour (lph).
  • Best cruise for the Formula 37 PC (2005 - ) is 19.5 mph (31.4 kph), and the boat gets 0.76 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.32 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 161 miles (259.1 kilometers).
  • Tested power is 2 x 425-hp MerCruiser 8.1 HO inboards.

Marine Electronics

GPS/Chart Optional
VHF Radio Optional


Air Cond./Heat Standard
Battery Charger/Converter Standard
CD Stereo Standard Sirius Satellite Radio
Head: Fixed Standard
Power Steering Standard
Shore Power Standard
Trim Tabs Standard
TV/DVD Standard
Washdown: Fresh Water Optional
Water Heater Standard
Windlass Standard


Icemaker Optional
Microwave Standard
Refrigerator Standard
Stove Standard

Exterior Features

Hardtop Optional
Ice Chest Standard
Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
Swim Ladder Standard
Swim Platform Standard
Transom Door Standard
Transom Shower Standard
Wet bar Standard


Bimini Top Standard
Cockpit Cover Standard

Boats More Than 30 Feet

Generator Standard
Vacuum Standard


Hull Warranty
10 Years
Deck Warranty
Transferable Extendable
10 Years Yes No
Engine Warranty
5 Years Yes
Powertrain Warranty
5 Years

Gelcoat Warranty
2 Years
Blistering Warranty
Transferable Extendable
2 Years Yes Yes
Accessories Warranty
Transferable Extendable
5 Years Yes Yes
ISO Certification NMMA Certification Yes


Pricing Range: $497,860.00

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 - Change Measurement Unit

RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
500 6.4 5.6 2.9 2.2 1.9 469 408 72
1000 7.2 6.3 5.3 1.4 1.2 289 251 78
1500 9.3 8.0 8.0 1.2 1.0 246 214 84
2000 9.7 8.4 12.2 0.8 0.7 168 146 80
2500 13.1 11.3 17.0 0.8 0.7 163 142 85
3000 19.5 16.9 25.7 0.8 0.7 161 140 88
3500 24.5 21.3 34.0 0.7 0.6 153 133 89
4000 29.5 25.7 44.6 0.7 0.6 140 122 87
4500 34.0 29.6 65.3 0.5 0.5 111 96 88
4700 36.3 31.5 74.0 0.5 0.4 104 90 90
500 408 755 10.30 10.98 0.94 72
1000 251 465 11.60 20.06 0.58 78
1500 214 396 15.00 30.28 0.49 84
2000 146 270 15.60 46.18 0.34 80
2500 142 262 21.10 64.35 0.33 85
3000 140 259 31.40 97.28 0.32 88
3500 133 246 39.40 128.70 0.31 89
4000 122 225 47.50 168.83 0.28 87
4500 96 179 54.70 247.19 0.22 88
4700 90 167 58.40 280.12 0.21 90

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. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.