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Introduced in 2000, the Luhrs 34 is an entry-level convertible with a distinctive top-heavy profileheavily built, affordably priced, and versatile enough for fishing and cruising. Few small convertibles have been built in recent years, and the Luhrs 34 occupied a market niche without any serious competitors. Constructed on a modified-V hull with cored hullsides and a solid fiberglass bottom, a wide 13'1"" beam makes the Luhrs 34 a very roomy boat. Molded stepsinstead of a ladderlead up to the flybridge, and while the engine room is a tight fit, the cockpit access is a plus. Standard features include a molded bow pulpit, transom fish box, molded cockpit stairs, transom door, bait prep center with sink, livewell, fresh/raw-water washdowns, cockpit bolsters, gunnel rod holders, cockpit rod storage, transom fish box, swim platform, generator, and trim tabs. Below, the single-stateroom, galley-up interior with convertible salon settee (with hinged backrest), full galley, and divided head sleeps five. Note the rod storage locker in salon overhead. Standard 375hp gas engines cruise at 20 mph; optional 370hp Yanmar (or Cummins) diesels cruise in the low-to-mid 20s.
Overview Good-looking convertible blurs the lines between well-bred fisherman, top-shelf family cruiser.
Features Roomy interior boasts wide-open salon with facing settees, separate head/shower compartments, large stateoom. Salon settee slides out to create double berth. Transom door, bait-prep center, transom fishbox were standard. Note molded steps to flybridge.
Comments Engineroom is a tight fit, but convenient cockpit access is rare in a boat this size.
Performance Twin 375hp gas engines cruise at 20 knots; 350hp Yanmar diesels cruise in the low 20s.