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No matter where you look on the Sea Ray 370 Express Cruiser, there's something that says you're traveling in luxurious style. From the lines of the hull to the appointments of the interior, the 370 EC is a boat that makes a statement. The open express cruiser deck configuration allows the craft to be used as either a fishing or diving platform, or as a comfortable day boat. Belowdecks, the cabin has all the facilities to support almost any type of outing. The bi-level cockpit and helm area of the 370 EC can seat more than 10 people. Both the helm and port side forward facing seats, plus the port aft facing seats, hold two abreast. A swim platform with a hideaway ladder is standard, as are the hot and cold transom shower and freshwater washdown.
Belowdecks is where the 370 EC really cradles boaters in comfort. There is both headroom and room to spread out throughout the cabin. A comfortable convertible dinette is to starboard. There is storage in the seats, cabinets and a curtained shelf above the cabinets. Opposite the dinette is a full galley that includes a large refrigerator with a separate freezer compartment, a two-burner stove, a microwave oven, a coffee maker and a deep-basin sink. Cabinet doors for the microwave and the TV/VCR combo retreat to the sides of the units instead of sticking out and getting in the way. When the doors are closed and a filler panel is placed in the sink, it creates a clean look in the cabin, with no exposed appliances. What's more, it provides a large area of counter space for other uses besides meal preparation.
The head is aft of the galley and features a VacuFlush toilet, a Corian vanity top and a fiberglass shower with a sliding, curved acrylic door. The boat's main electrical panel is located behind a cabin door to the upper left of the galley.
The forward stateroom can be separated for privacy from the main saloon by a two-panel sliding door that moves along an arched track.
I was surprised to find so much storage room in the compartment. To starboard is a large, almost walk-in, hanging locker with a small three-drawer cabinet to one side. Opposite it is another locker about half the height that can still be used for hanging clothes. Even when the components from the removable dinette in the main saloon are put in their stowage space under the berth, there's still room for more stuff. The steps to the berth lift to expose even more storage area.
Getting to the 370 EC's power-plants is simple. The entire helm-area floor can be raised via an electric lift to expose the engine compartment. There's also a small hatch between the seats for quick fluid checks. Because of the 370 EC's wide beam, boaters have ample room to work on either side of the engines, as well as front to back. The generator is located to port, but even here, there's no lack of room. In fact, there's even enough space along the center line for an adult to lie down between the stringers. It's an area that can be used for storage if needed.
Two words to sum up the Sea Ray 370 Express Cruiser? Style and flexibility. Its full array of comforts make any type of outing on the water a pleasure. The 370 is a boat for all reasons.