Jeff Hemmel tests out the SunCruiser console.

Overview: Attention to detail and thoughtful use of materials make this party boat a good buy.

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Test Conditions: Light chop, full fuel tank, two people aboard

• Above-average finish/details, budget-conscious price
• Spacious, 8’ 6” wide deck
• Seating for 12, abundant stowage
• Versatile ride, can handle cruising, even light tow duty

• 25” Aluminum pontoons; three individual airtight compartments
• Continuous outboard riser adds strength, also functions as skirting
• Lifetime-guaranteed, marine plywood deck
• Raised, anodized rails with embossed aluminum outer skin

• 27.6 mph top speed w/Mercury 90 outboard
• Fuel-efficient; 2.7gph at 15mph cruise
• Optional performance package adds third pontoon, 115hp

• Spirited manners, carves tight corners without excessive list
• Sensitive to weight distribution; can plow if weighted forward/not trimmed properly
• No power-assist steering; must muscle wheel during high-speed corners

• Acrylic helm console adds upscale looks, resists fading
• Lounges feature thigh bolsters, rearward cant to secure passengers
• Rotomolded seat bases virtually maintenance free, provide finished stowage areas
• Aluminum trim w/raised rubrail, cleats welded to pontoons
• Fuel tank located in engine pod, lowers center of gravity, opens up stowage room on deck

Read the author's review, SunCruiser SS210: More Comfort and Max Fun

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