When you think of a world-class long-distance cruising yacht, you may not at first think of an express cruiser. But theCruisers Yachts 520 Sports Coupe is an example of the new breed of large express cruisers that have been introduced in Europe and the U.S. by a couple of builders. The 520 is an outstanding example of that type built in America. Designed with open spaces and different venues for entertaining large groups of friends, ruisers 520 is well executed. From easy boarding from port or starboard, a stern rumble seat for evening cocktails at sunset, adjustable cockpit seating and exquisite joinerwork this yacht is set apart from just about anything in her class. When it comes to performance, we tested this model with triple Volvo Penta IPS diesels and she felt like an open sport boat at the wheel. The 520 has a cockpit galley complete with refrigerator, electric grill and ice maker to serve guests without moving more than a few steps. She weighs in at about 42,000 lbs and has a 15’6” beam. We found top speeds in the low 40’s and cruising speeds in the low 30’s.