January 7, 2013

New Model: Marex 320 Aft Cabin Cruiser

Following the success and the positive feedback the 370 Marex received, the Norwegian builder launched a smaller by five feet variant, the 320 Aft Cabin Cruiser.  Presented in project a couple of months after the launch of the current Marex 370 flagship model, this new 320 follows in concept many of the solution of the larger sister, as a single engine aft hard top sport cruiser.  The most notable feature in both the Marex is how the aft cabin does not disturb the sweet lines, in general if you look at the profile opposite it is undetectable.  The interior can sleep five inside with the aft cabin featuring a three berths layout; a french bed to port side and a single to starboard, and an owners double larger berth to fore. The shower head is located in the forward cabin.  Galley and dinette are located in the center area, all behind the single helm pilot station to starboard of the 320 and under the hard top.  Power is a total of  twelve engine choice from Volvo and Yanmar start at 150 up to 370hp.
Technical Data:
LOA - 9.99 m (32.7ft)
Beam 3.30 m
Draft - 1.0 m
Displacement - 5200 kg dry
Fuel Capacity - 490 l
Water Capacity - 320 + 40 l
Accommodation - 5 berths in 2 cabins
Max Persons - 8
Engine - 1 x Volvo D3 150hp, D3 170hp, D3 200hp, D3 220hp, D4 260hp, D4 300hp, Yanmar 4 BY 180hp, 6 BY 220hp, g BY 260hp, 6 LPA 295hp, 8 LB 320hp, 8 LV 370hp
Propulsion - Volvo duoprop stern drive with D4 260hp, or line shaft
Speed - 28 knots  
Project - Kristijan Nikl from Nikl Design, Marex
Certification - CE B