February 11, 2011

New Model: Cobalt 243 Cuddy

Cobalt present the 243 Cuddy a very interesting entry level sport cruiser from this North American boat builder renowned for quality and good looking models. Renowned for its quality the 243 Cuddy is a very interesting offer in this size presenting itself with a very spacious exterior, and a comfortable two berth cuddy cabin below idle for over night stays. This model is also the entry level of the Cobalt cabin fleet, which four models up to 37 feet. The exterior cockpit deck of the 243 Cuddy is spacious; offering a aft sun lounger which extends in size with the move of the back rest, uncluttered side passage way, L-shaped settee, and two forward looking driver and passenger seats. Down below is a head with sink, and Vee berth which sleeps two. Power is a nine choices from Mercruiser and Volvo which start at 300hp and go up to 430hp. This last delivers fast top speed estimates of 51 knots or 59 mph.
Technical Data:
LOA - 7.90 m (25.9ft) with bathing platform
LOA - 7.29 m without platform
Beam - 2.59 m
Draft - 0.94 m
Displacement - 2087 kg dry
Fuel Capacity - 189 l
Water Capacity - 38 l
Accommodation - 2 berths
Max Persons - 13 US certification
Engines - 1 x Mercruiser 350 Mag MPI 300hp, 377 Mag MPI 320hp, 8.2 Mag 380hp, 8.2 Mag HO 430hp, Volvo 5.7 GIC 300hp, 5.7 GXIC 320hp, 8.1 GI 375hp, 8.1 GIC 400hp, 8.1 GXI 420hp
Propulsion - stern drive dual prop Mercruiser Bravo 3, Volvo DP
Speed - 51 knots with Mercruiser 430hp estimate
Hull - Vee shape with 21 degrees dead rise
Construction - 8 layer of hand laid fiberglass, Kevlar reinforcements