340 Express Cruiser
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The 340 Express Cruiser proved to be one of Sea Rays most popular models during the 1980s. A big boat by the standards of her day, the 340s sleek styling (obviously dated by todays sportboat standards) and spacious interior were her chief attributes. Built on a solid fiberglass hull with prop pockets and a wide 12-foot beam, three floorplans were offered during her production years, all with the forward stateroom open to the main cabin. The original layout was arranged with the dinette to starboard and a small galley and settee to port. In 1986 Sea Ray came out with a more functional interior featuring a big U-shaped galley as well as a reconfigured dinette. Finally, in 1998 the island berth in the bow stateroom was replaced with a full-width bed and (optional) built-in entertainment center. Topside, the 340s single-level cockpit included double-wide helm and companion seats and a removable bench seat at the transom. Large hatches in the cockpit floor provide good access to the engines. A radar arch, transom door, side exhausts, and swim platform were standard. Among several engine options, 340hp MerCruiser gas inboards cruise in the low 20s (30+ top).
Overview Classic 1980s express sold well in her day thanks to aggressive styling, feature-rich accommodations.
Features Roomy interiordated by todays sportboat standardscombines large forward stateroom with full-size galley, convertible dinette, generous storage. Big single-level cockpit includes double helm and companion seats, transom door, removable stern seat. Cockpit hatches provide good engine access.
Comments Radar arch was a popular option.
Performance Cruise at 20 knots (30+ top) with standard 340hp straight-drive gas inboards.