Cranchi's latest 33ft Endurance might be its best boat yet
This 33 looks every inch the sleek, cutting-edge sportscruiser, sitting low in the water like all good performance craft should. It is very sharp in line, and both confidently understated and daringly detailed in places – just take a look at the long shards of hull window.
The cockpit’s triple helm layout immediately tells you that this is a boat designed for serious fun, while the graphite upholstery looks seriously sporty, and a choice of racy metallic paintwork finishes adds some sparkle to the hull.
But in spite of its performance-honed looks, the Endurance 33 delivers plenty of cruising comfort, with four berths, a galley and a proper toilet and shower compartment.
The main seating converts for one double berth and an open-plan mid cabin supplies the other – it’s the kind of layout you might find on a 25ft craft, only with better space and lots more style.
Like all the best hulls, this one is very easy to use. It also has an intuitive balance that seems to place the centre of gravity directly beneath your feet.
Even the economy is good, delivering around 2.4mpg between 20-25 knots.
Tested July 2009
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Great handling, incredible levels of owner-friendly detail and it manages to be good value, too.