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are located on the starboard side console. The helm also features a double
wide bolster helm seat with a foot rest
and tilt steering. To top it all off, the
Rockford Fosgate audio system controls
are easily accessible on the helm.
Overall, the helm is conveniently laid
out and provides excellent visibility of
your surroundings.
LOWER SALON
Just port of the helm is a sliding cabin
door with a screen. Considering the 38.
GLS is a bow rider with an exceptional
main deck, we were surprised to find
out the lower cabin was also spacious.
The cabin area features a dinette that
could easily seat four for dinner and
can convert to a double sleeping berth
by lowering the table. There is another
galley in the lower salon as well with a
Mauve microwave and Vitrifrigo refrigerator to accommodate weekend excursions. A totally unexpected feature was
an aft cabin with a double berth, and
optional television and good storage for
small items.
Perhaps the most important feature
in the cabin is the full, private standing
height head. This has a large section of
window with an opening porthole.
There is a vanity, home-sized sink, mirrored medicine cabinets and a curtain
for the hand held showerhead.
The 6'5" of headroom and substantial hull side windows make this a
bright and livable space. The test boat
was equipped with a diesel generator
(for added safety) plus heat and air conditioning throughout. The Cruisers
Yachts design team has yet again done
an impressive job with the cabin!
PERFORMANCE
AND SEAKEEPING
After a lengthy run in fairly rough
water, John Armstrong said that in
terms of performance, the triple
Mercury Verado V8 outboards were
truly impressive. Electronic engine
management makes these very simple
to operate from the moment you start
the nearly silent idling engines up to

Top: The lower salon features a convertible dinette, galley, standing head,
and aft berth.
Above: In the lower salon, the galley includes a Virtofrigo refrigerator and a Mauve
convection microwave.

the amazing 52 mile per hour top
speed; these are big, powerful, responsive engines.
The Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS was
also equipped with trim tabs for loadleveling or fighting big head seas. This
combines with the auto trim to make it

very simple to run 900 horse power at
52 mph!
As John Armstrong said, "I can say
without a word of a lie, the new 38
GLS is the most exciting boat I have
ever done a sea trial on, I have been raving about it since I got home." *

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Yachting October 2019

At the Helm: A Fresh Approach to the Future
Yacht Club: Alexandra Yacht Club
Travel Destination: Kingston, Ontario. Heritage & Hip
Sail Review: J99
Power Review: Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
The Port Hole: October 2019
Power Review: Pursuit DC 235
DIY/Tech: Your Compass Deserves Care
Crossing the Line: Disciples of the Multimeter
SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Charter Handbook
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Intro
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Cover1
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Cover2
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - At the Helm: A Fresh Approach to the Future
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Yacht Club: Alexandra Yacht Club
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Travel Destination: Kingston, Ontario. Heritage & Hip
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Sail Review: J99
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Power Review: Cruisers Yachts 38 GLS
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - The Port Hole: October 2019
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Power Review: Pursuit DC 235
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - DIY/Tech: Your Compass Deserves Care
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - Crossing the Line: Disciples of the Multimeter
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Canadian Yachting October 2019 - SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT: Charter Handbook
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