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"I took the companion seat first. The
boat jumped onto plane effortlessly.
The ride was comfortable and enjoyable, but the real test for me was the
bow-ride. Typically, the bow is where
you really feel every turn and ripple.
After some time as a passenger in this
space, jarring from wave action can be
wearing so I am fairly critical of this. I
moved into the bow seat, stretched my
legs out and Dan, our captain for the
day, completed the speed test. I will tell
you, this boat handled far beyond my
expectation at top speeds. An unexpected hard turn to port was thrilling from
the bow seat!"
"I did not have to adjust; I was stable, comfortable and smiling from earto-ear! The high freeboard offered a
sense of security when the boat heeled
heavily to port giving the sensation of
being nearly sideways. The boat handled crashing through our wake effortlessly and I did not feel the jolting that
I was prepared for. The hull sliced
through our wave action effortlessly. I
envisioned my husband in all his glory
at the helm while my son and I giggled
profusely as we leaned to port and then
to starboard at cruising speed, then taking on our own wake and having such
fun...feeling safe and secure." Clearly
Jill was favourably impressed! And, I
was too.

INTERIOR AND COCKPIT
The bow is big, deep and secure with
inboard mounted handrails, nonskid
deck services and pop-up cleats for
safety. There is a large anchor locker,
inwhale cushions around the perimeter and two seats with room for four
or more upfront. Cushions can fill-in
the footwell to make a large sun area.
I also loved how the seats lift up from
the front on articulated hinges for
easy access to a huge storage space
with drains.
There are cockpit overhead lights on
the hardtop as well as footlights for
night time use.
To expand on some of the points Jill
liked, the cockpit is certainly a nod to
the fishermen in the group with a transom top lighted bait well, four rod
holders and a big open expanse of
cockpit floor. The transom door was
very secure and has a magnetic latch;
another piece of excellent hardware
that Pursuit has used.
Also, across the top of the transom is
an optional pop-up ski pylon which is a
very cool and useful feature and there
were also a pair of drink holders there.
Making the most of the cockpit space is
the very comfortable forward-facing
seat for two people. It can be folded
completely out-of-the-way for fishing.
Jill especially liked the companion side

The adjustable helm seat swivels and
includes armrests and a flip up bolster
for standing operation. All the controls
are nicely located and easy to use.

SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: Yamaha F300, 300 horse
power V6 four stroke V6, 4,169cc /
254.4 cubic inches, DOHC / 24 valves
direct action with variable camshaft
timing (VCT), Multi-point electronic fuel
injection, 15 ½ x 17 Stainless steel prop.
RPM
1,000
2,000
2,500
3,000
3,500
4,000
4,500
5,000
5,500
5,900

MPH
5.1
8.4
9.8
13.7
19.9
31.1
36.6
40.8
45.0
47.4

Length OA:
24' 4"/7.2m
Beam:
8'6"/2.6m
Fuel capacity (gasoline): 105 gals/397 L
Water capacity:
9 gals/34 L
Waste capacity:
13 gals/49 L
Average dry weight: 5,350 lbs/2,426.7 kg
Deadrise:
21 degrees
As tested MSRP price in USD: $139,274
+ freight, dealer prep, licence & taxes.
Boat and price supplied by Crates Lake
Country Boats, www.cratesboats.com

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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
Canadian Yachting October 2019 - 4
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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