US boat builder Sea Ray have showcased their “Next Wave” program in true style and wrapped it all up in the new 400 Sundancer. Next Wave is their aggressive commitment to innovation across all Sea Ray platforms. The goal is nothing short of re-imagining the boating experience again and again. By developing and championing new technologies such as Quiet Ride™, Dynamic Running Surface™ and Digital Dash™, and design breakthroughs including SkyFlow Design™, Sea Ray is asserting itself as the dominant global presence and a company of forward thinkers.
Sea Ray International is introducing its very first 10- meter model hard top; the brand new 305 Sundancer. “This boat is an immediate reflection of what Sea Ray stands for; it is modern, innovative and thoughtfully designed,” said Marcel Rijnbeek, General Manager of Brunswick Netherlands. “This boat shows the hard work and dedication that has been put into it by our team.”
Sea Ray offers the 305 in three versions; with a windscreen, and arch and a hard-top. She is fully equipped to a standard home from home perfect for that weekend getaway. As standard the 305 comes with a well equipped cockpit featuring a wet bar, refrigerator and drink holders installed throughout the entire cockpit. The faucet and the sink can be covered in the countertop too, creating more space on the countertop when cooking.
There is a single burner next to the wet bar if you want to whip up some kick meals in the cockpit a useful touch, and the final added touch is the L-shaped seats can be converted into a large sun lounge area .The 305 helm dashboard is user-friendly housing a compass, tachometer, speedometer, fuel level meter, oil pressure meter, water temperature & usage meter. This simple and clean design is something new and refreshing from Sea Ray. Down below you will find a spacious cabin, featuring a large workspace and countertop with the usual amenities, a microwave, refrigerator, sink and wine rack.
The 305 adopts a new “U” shaped seating layout in saloon that fits 5-6 adults comfortably and also converts into a king-size bed of 1.90 meters long with ample storage found in the cabinets and under the seating of the U-berth. The head is a fibreglass moulded unit comprising of a large mirror, toilet, shower (with curtain), sink, towel hanger and an opening port light, a nice touch for customers who would consider long weekend trips.
The mid-cabin has been designed with a sense of privacy and central focus with a door closing it off from the saloon, once you step inside the main room you will notice a feeling of spacious feeling created by the unique sliding windows and screens that allows a good deal of natural light to enter the area. The double bed is a decent size with ample storage from a hanging locker and upper and lower units.
The Sea Ray 305 Sundancer is an innovative piece of design, encompassing features found on yachts much larger in size. The new look and feel 305 will certainly attractive those in the market for a strong performing all round sports cruiser.
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The Searay 230 Sundancer captures the real essence of today’s modern sports boats. You won’t find another sports boat package that comes as complete and as ready to go as the 230 from Searay.
The 230 has all the characteristics you would expect from this leading manufacturer, easy to drive, maintain, and afford. In addition you will benefit from a range of comforts that has made the Searay sports cruiser series so popular world wide.
The 230 offers a traditional V-berth and a mid-stateroom offering accommodation for 4 person if required so perfect for a weekender, with 4 onboard for a weekend the 230 also offers a well thought out galley made from Cherry, cognac or maple wood-finish to give a warm harmonious feeling to the light coloured cabin furnishings.
A stainless steel head, full fibreglass shower and curtain, portable mirror vanity w/Sink, Faucet w/Pullout supported with and optional extra called the overnight package that includes air conditioning, shore power, water heater and more. The 230 Sundancer engine options come from Mercruiser or Yanmar, our choice would be the Mercruiser 350 Magnum MPI Bravo III set up producing 300 HP and pushing the 230 on to a very respectable and exhilarating top speed of 40 plus knots.
The helm console is highlighted by a black coral dash panel and SmartCraft® instrumentation with built-in engine diagnostics and all the usual array of equipment you’d expect on a craft of this size plus the option of a fitted Navman chart plotter system if required. Step away from the helm position and you will find yourself within an entertaining cockpit design with designated conversation area and portside lounger.
The Sea Ray 230 Sundancer presses all the right buttons for a perfect weekend sports boat and of course is a great boat to have lots of fun with.
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