The new 300 CXi Express from
Cruisers Yachts is all about value with numerous standard features that
are typically only available as options. The second in the company’s
value priced CXi series, the 300 CXi Express also has cozy
accommodations and is available with twin Volvo Penta 4.3 225-horsepower
gas engines or twin Volvo Penta 160-horsepower D3 diesel stern drives.
The 300 CXi Express is ready to
launch with a standard electronics package which includes a VHF radio,
depth sounder and color GPS/chartplotter. And, seating in the cockpit is
generous and functional for a yacht of this size. The captain can keep
his first mate close on the double helm seat. In addition, a forward
facing companion lounge and rear aft facing seats provide comfortable
sitting room for the entire crew. Also standard are two tables, plenty
of cup holders, a cockpit wet bar and available foredeck sun lounge,
which is easily accessible via the walk-thru windshield with heavy-duty
handrail. Also included is a standard windlass with anchor and line.
The value continues below deck.
Entering through the sliding cabin door with convenient screen, the
interior layout is a fully carpeted open concept. The galley, dinette
and port-side private head with shower each have impressive
6-foot-3-inch headroom. An electric stove, microwave oven, refrigerator,
sink and generous galley top offer the perfect set-up for weekend
The crescent-shaped dinette is
roomy and comfortable, while a generous mid-cabin settee converts to a
large double berth. The forward full-size master berth has a curtain for
privacy as well as a clothes locker. Additionally, there are numerous
drawers and closets throughout for storage.