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1987 Sea Ray 390 Express Cruiser

Northport, New York


Luxury At An Affordable Price - Great Example of Classic American Express - Brand new exhaust manifolds and risers 2024

Sea Ray continually earns high marks for overall construction quality throughout its entire line — and perhaps that's one reason Sea Ray remains one of the world's top-selling lines of production boats. In the 390 Express Cruiser, buyers will find a well-crafted boat with unexpected spaciousness, a long list of practical amenities and a surprising range of features for a boat that is so affordable on the used market.

Sea Ray's 390 Express Cruiser was one of the company's most popular models of all time — and it just might be the most popular express cruiser ever built. In Sea Magazine's most recent survey of Western yacht brokers, this model was ranked as one of the top five boats in its category.

From its long, rail-protected foredeck to its raked-back windshield and swept-back radar arch, the 390 Express Cruiser is a definite eye-catcher. However, unlike many sporty cruisers of its type, this boat has an unexpected amount of room aboard.

There's room for up to 10 adults in the 390's spacious cockpit, making it ideally suited for entertaining guests. Here, the skipper gets a fully equipped helm station with an excellent view of the water through the boat's big, angular wrap-around windshield.  The 390 is built on a wide-body deep-V hull, which gives it a smooth, solid ride. This is a dry-riding boat, and one that tracks well.  One notable feature of the 390 hull — recessed hull pockets for the propellers —gives the boat the ability to cruise in shallower water than many comparable-size cruisers.

This boat offers a large bang for the buck and will allow you on the water in a yacht-sized boat for a modest entry cost.  We haven't ever seen a cleaner one of this vintage or price.  Call to make an appointment to see your first "big boat".

Basic Boat Info

Make: Sea Ray
Model: 390 Express Cruiser
Year: 1987
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: SERF7906A787
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 39 ft
Length Overall: 39 ft
Beam: 13'11 ft
Max Draft: 2'4 ft
Dry Weight: 16400 lb
Single Berths: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Crusader
  • Model: 454
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Engine Power: 350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Port
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1,320
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Crusader
  • Model: 454
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Engine Power: 350hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Location: Starboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Year: 1987
  • Engine Hours: 1,320
Total Engine Power: 700hp


Fuel Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Holding Tank Capacity: 20 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Express Cruiser


Peter Atlas
Long Island Marine Group


Long Island Marine Group
81 Ft. Salonga Road W.
Northport, NY, US, 11768



OVERVIEW:You enter the 390 through a door adjacent to the helm console. Inside the saloon, you'll find an impressive 6 feet, 4 inches of headroom. Seating is especially comfortable, with an L-shaped settee to port that seats at least six adults and a two-seat breakfast bar to starboard.

Both seating areas are adjacent to a big, full-size galley that offers many unexpected delights for seagoing gourmet chefs — including double stainless steel sinks, a full-size refrigerator/freezer and a range with an oven.

The breakfast bar faces a mirrored panel that retracts to reveal yet another seating area — in the guest stateroom. On the other side of the counter, there's a settee that converts to bunk-style berths. It's adjacent to a hanging locker and a privacy door that closes this stateroom off from the main saloon at bedtime.

The boat's master stateroom is forward — but it's much more than a V-berth. This luxurious getaway spot includes a queen-size berth with Tempurpedic custom mattress , storage drawers underneath, hanging lockers and a vanity with a wash basin.
Adjacent to both staterooms, the boat's stand-up head offers a marine toilet, a sink and a shower.

MASTER STATEROOM, Forward Amidship:
Queen berth, Closet
Sink, Headliner
Air conditioner, Mirror
Outlet, Vanity
Night stand, Wall covering
Blinds, Cabinet
Carpeting, Drawer

GUEST STATEROOM, Amidship Starboard:
Upper and lower berth, Night stand,
Television, Closet
Air conditioner, Headliner
Outlet, Mirror
Stereo system, Wall covering
Amplifier, Cabinet

MAIN SALON, Amidship:
Bar, Pantry
Sink, Blinds
Television, Carpeting
Air conditioner, Headliner
Outlet, Shelf
Settee, (2) Stools
Stereo system, Wall covering
Amplifier, Cabinet
Alpine CD Player, Sony CD Changer, Counter
AM/FM tuner, Drawer
Coffee table, Fluorescent lighting

GALLEY, Amidship Starboard:
Bar, Heater
Air conditioner, Icebox
Norcold Refrigerator, Pantry
Stove, Sink
Microwave oven, Counter
Fresh water system w/ Seagull filter, Drawer
Water heater

Mechanical and Deck Equipment

AC electrical system, Battery charger
DC electrical system, Battery condition gauge
Battery bank, Dockside electrical cable (2)
Converter, Lighting system
Electrical bonding system, Panel
Kohler 8kw Generator w/ 1800 hours, Voltage meter

Anchor, Cushion
Boarding ladder, Anchor cleat
Swim ladder, Coast Guard safety package
Throwable device, Chain
Swim platform, Dock line
Anchor davit, Fender
Wash down system, Hatch
Radar arch, Camperback canvas, Anchor light
Bow rail, Navigation light
Hand rail, Running light
Windlass, Transom light, Spreader lights

ENGINE ROOM, Below Deck Aft Amidship:
Twin x 350/hp Crusaders w/ Fuel filters
Box drain system, Fuel shut-off valve
Fire control system, Heater
Fresh water cooling system,

(2) Propellers,

Oil filter
Shaft, Bilge pump
Engine synchronizers, Water temperature alarm
Holding tank, Exhaust system
Alternator, Fire extinguisher
Engine temperature alarm, Fuel separator
Oil pressure alarm, Insulation
Bilge blower, Water pump
Engine room sound insulation

Sea Gull Water Filter

Navigation and Electronics

STEERING STATION, Main Deck Starboard:

Simrad Autopilot

Northstar Chartplotter/GPS

Furuno 24 mile radar with remote display to Ipad or phone

Icom VHF radios (2)

Stereo with speakers in / out

TV w/ DVD player



The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.