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(w/ 2 x 435-hp Volvo Penta D6 Diesel)

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Brief Summary

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

    Length Overall 45' 2'' w/ swim platform
    Beam 14' 6''
    Dry Weight 28,500 lbs w/ gas
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 46''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom 6' 6''
    Bridge Clearance 16' 0'' w/ hardtop
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 370 gal.
    Water Capacity 100 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.

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    750 5.4 4.7 1.1 5.1 4.4 1703 1481 65
    1500 8.8 7.6 5.1 1.7 1.5 576 501 76
    1750 9.2 8.0 7.9 1.2 1.0 391 340 75
    2000 9.7 8.4 12.2 0.8 0.7 269 234 75
    2250 10.1 8.7 16.4 0.6 0.5 207 180 82
    2500 17.9 15.5 18.8 1.0 0.8 321 279 78
    2750 21.1 18.3 23.8 0.9 0.8 299 260 80
    3000 25.2 21.9 26.7 1.0 0.8 319 278 80
    3250 29.1 25.3 31.4 0.9 0.8 312 272 80
    3500 32.0 27.8 38.1 0.8 0.7 284 247 82
    3630 34.1 29.7 41.2 0.8 0.7 279 243 82
    750 1481 2741 8.70 4.16 2.15 65
    1500 501 927 14.20 19.31 0.73 76
    1750 340 629 14.80 29.90 0.49 75
    2000 234 433 15.60 46.18 0.34 75
    2250 180 333 16.30 62.08 0.26 82
    2500 279 517 28.80 71.17 0.40 78
    2750 260 481 34.00 90.09 0.37 80
    3000 278 513 40.60 101.07 0.40 80
    3250 272 502 46.80 118.86 0.40 80
    3500 247 457 51.50 144.22 0.36 82
    3630 243 449 54.90 155.96 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. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

    Performance Chart

    Performance Chart

    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 7.5 sec.
    0 to 30 17.6 sec.
    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

    Cruisers Yachts 447 Sport Sedan (2007-) Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Learn about the back story of Cruisers Yachts here...A Striking Profile- More than Just Good LooksBy Captain John B. WenzWhen 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 ProfileThe 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 ShinesStep 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 SpaceAny 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 TestGiven 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.

    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.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    Autopilot Optional
    Fishfinder Optional
    GPS/Chart Optional
    Radar Optional
    VHF Radio Optional


    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


    Coffeemaker Standard
    Icemaker Optional
    Microwave Standard
    Refrigerator Standard
    Stove Standard

    Exterior Features

    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


    Hull Warranty

    Deck Warranty
    5-Year Yes
    Engine Warranty
    Engine warranties vary by manufacturer
    Gelcoat Warranty

    Blistering Warranty
    3-Year Yes
    Accessories Warranty
    1-Year other parts and components Yes
    ISO Certification NMMA Certification Yes
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