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

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Brief Summary

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

    Length Overall 42' 2'' (with swim platform)
    Beam 13' 8''
    Dry Weight 23,500 lbs. gas
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 39''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom N/A
    Max Headroom 6' 6''
    Bridge Clearance 15' 8''
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 300 gal.
    Water Capacity 68 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.

    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

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    750 3.9 3.3 3.4 1.1 1.0 306 266 61
    1000 5.5 4.7 4.7 1.2 1.0 313 272 63
    1500 7.8 6.7 6.8 1.1 1.0 308 268 69
    2000 9.6 8.3 9.9 1.0 0.8 262 228 73
    2500 11.7 10.2 19.7 0.6 0.5 160 139 75
    3000 15.0 13.0 28.0 0.5 0.5 145 126 77
    3500 21.9 19.0 35.2 0.6 0.5 168 146 79
    4000 29.3 25.5 42.1 0.7 0.6 188 163 80
    4500 32.1 27.9 52.5 0.6 0.5 165 144 80
    5050 35.0 30.4 69.0 0.5 0.4 137 119 83
    750 266 492 6.30 12.87 0.48 61
    1000 272 504 8.90 17.79 0.49 63
    1500 268 496 12.60 25.74 0.48 69
    2000 228 422 15.40 37.48 0.41 73
    2500 139 257 18.80 74.57 0.25 75
    3000 126 233 24.10 105.99 0.23 77
    3500 146 270 35.20 133.25 0.26 79
    4000 163 303 47.20 159.37 0.30 80
    4500 144 266 51.70 198.73 0.26 80
    5050 119 220 56.30 261.19 0.22 83

    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 8.7 sec.
    0 to 30 15.9 sec.
    Ratio 2.80 : 1
    Props 22 x 25 4-blade
    Load 2 persons, 1/2 fuel, full water, min. gear
    Climate 79 deg., 28% humid.; wind: 10k; seas: 5 ft swell

    Cruisers Yachts 395 Motoryacht (2005-) Line Drawing


    Captain's Report

    Learn about the back story of Cruisers Yachts here...Motoryacht Design—Express Cruiser PerformanceBy Vince DanielloTest CaptainCruisers 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 SpaceIn 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 DieselIn 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.

    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.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    GPS/Chart Standard
    VHF Radio Optional


    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


    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


    Bimini Top 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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