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(w/ 2x 425-hp Yamaha XTO direct fuel injected 4-stroke)

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Brief Summary

The Everglades 340DC is one of the biggest dual-console boats on the water and it comes with a variety of features that should keep the interest of a family that likes to fish, snorkel, cruise, and play around on a tube.

Key Features

  • Power windshield
  • Available expanded cockpit seating
  • Cabin in port console
  • Private head in starboard console
  • Cockpit, helm, and bow are all on same level
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 33' 6''
    10.21 m
    Beam 11' 1''
    3.37 m
    Dry Weight 13,000 lbs.
    5,897 kg
    Tested Weight 16,164 lbs.
    7,332 kg
    Draft 32.25''
    0.82 m
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 20-deg.
    Max Headroom N/A
    Bridge Clearance N/A
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 300 gal.
    1,136 L
    Water Capacity 38 gal.
    144 L
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)
    N/A

    Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power Not Available
    Tested Power 2x 425-hp Yamaha XTO direct fuel injected 4-stroke
    Opt. Power 2 x 350-hp Yamaha
    2 x 425-hp Yamaha

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    600 3.8 3.3 1.9 2.0 1.8 547 475.9 64
    1000 6.3 5.5 3.9 1.6 1.4 442 384.2 64
    1500 8.3 7.2 5.3 1.6 1.4 424 368.9 69
    2000 9.6 8.3 8.3 1.2 1.0 311 270.1 74
    2500 14.6 12.7 12.3 1.2 1.0 320 278.7 78
    3000 20.6 17.9 16.4 1.3 1.1 339 294.9 82
    3500 27.8 24.2 21.7 1.3 1.1 346 300.8 85
    4000 33.9 29.5 29.1 1.2 1.0 315 273.5 85
    4500 39.9 34.7 38.0 1.1 0.9 284 246.5 86
    5000 44.5 38.7 46.9 0.9 0.8 256 222.5 92
    5500 49.3 42.9 58.9 0.8 0.7 226 196.7 92
    6100 53.4 46.4 76.7 0.7 0.6 188 163.6 96
    RPMNMKMKPHLPHKPLdBA
    600 475.9 880 6.10 7.19 0.85 64
    1000 384.2 711 10.10 14.76 0.68 64
    1500 368.9 682 13.40 20.06 0.68 69
    2000 270.1 501 15.40 31.42 0.51 74
    2500 278.7 515 23.50 46.56 0.51 78
    3000 294.9 546 33.20 62.08 0.55 82
    3500 300.8 557 44.70 82.14 0.55 85
    4000 273.5 507 54.60 110.16 0.51 85
    4500 246.5 457 64.20 143.85 0.47 86
    5000 222.5 412 71.60 177.54 0.38 92
    5500 196.7 364 79.30 222.96 0.34 92
    6100 163.6 303 85.90 290.34 0.30 96

    All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

    Performance Chart

    Performance Chart

    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 3.2 sec.
    0 to 30 8.0 sec.
    Ratio N/A
    Props N/A
    Load 2 persons, 4/9 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
    Climate 48 deg., 32 humid; wind: 20-25 mph; seas: 1

    Captain's Report

    Contents of Report

    Everglades 340DC running
    With optional twin 425-hp Yamaha XTO Offshore outboard motors, the Everglades 340DC tops 50 mph easily and is large enough to handle less-than-ideal conditions.

    Mission Statement

    Everglades has expanded its dual console lineup in a big way with the 340DC. This boat is designed to feel larger than its 33’6” (10.21 m) LOA with a deep cockpit and bow. Available L-shaped cockpit seating and the spacious bow expands the boat’s cruising capabilities and there’s even a private head in the starboard console. With a 96-sq.-ft. (8.9-sq. m) cockpit, a standard livewell and insulated boxes ready to take home the day’s catch, she’s more than ready to fish as well. Power options include twin 350-hp or twin 425-hp Yamaha outboards.

    Major Features

      • Large bow seating area

      • Power center section of windshield

      • Patented Ram-Cap construction

      • Cabin in port console

      • Private head compartment in starboard console

      • Available L-shaped lounge for cockpit

      • Available twin 425-hp Yamaha XTO Offshore outboards

    Everglades 340DC deck layout
    Thanks to a smart design that maximizes flow, it’s a clean shot from the cockpit to the bow.
    Everglades 340DC passage
    Here’s the view of the unobstructed passage from the stern to the bow.

    Features Inspection

    The Cockpit

    Fishing Features. We measured the 340DC’s cockpit at 9’ (2.7 m) wide and 5’ (1.5 m) from the stern to the base of the aft-facing port lounge. Deck height is 33” (83 cm). For angling, there’s a 24-gallon (91-L) livewell to port with an insulated 71-gallon (269 L) fishbox across the stern. The hatch opens on twin stainless-steel gas struts and closes on thick rubber gaskets. Inside are removable dividers.

    Everglades 340DC livewell
    The aerated livewell has rounded corners, is finished in blue and has a light.
    Everglades 340DC fish box
    The fishbox drains have removable dividers and a hatch that opens on twin stainless-steel struts.

    Cruising Features. Across the stern, two seats fold out on sturdy hinges and there are built-in backrests. If an owner wants more seating capacity, Everglades offers a lounge that fills the gap between the stern and the aft facing seat on the port side. It basically creates a long aft-facing lounge or a bench that could seat a number of people facing inboard. In the port gunwale cutout, there are twin stainless-steel beverage holders and connectivity plugs. Overhead, the fiberglass hardtop is built on a rugged frame that’s built in-house. It’s equipped with LED and spreader lights, a radio box, and speakers. Our test boat also had the optional Makefast retractable awning that extended aft to provide shade for the cockpit.

    To starboard, there’s a utility door in the 340DC’s hullside and the passage to the swim platform is a 10” (25.4 cm) step up. A gate closes the 16” (40.6 cm)-wide passageway and there’s a pull-up shower outboard to starboard. The swim platform is 33” (.84 m) front to back and the walkway ahead of the splashwell is 9” (22.9 cm) wide. There’s a wet storage locker outboard to port.

    Everglades 340DC cockpit
    Everglades says the cockpit is 96 sq. ft. (8.92 sq. m) and note the bolster that wraps around to port from the stern.
    Everglades 340DC seats
    Here we take a look at the seats tucked into the stern.
    Everglades 340DC aft seats
    The seats can be folded down individually as needed or the outboard seat to port can be replaced with a longer fixed lounge.
    Everglades 340DC cup holders
    Stainless steel cupholders can accommodate a wider variety of beverage sizes.
    Everglades 340DC cockpit seat
    This aft-facing seat to port in the cockpit is wide enough for two people to share.
    Everglades 340DC cooler
    In the base is a 97-quart cooler and we like that it opens on a stainless-steel strut to make it easier to retrieve a beverage.
    Everglades 340DC hard top
    The 340DC’s hardtop has dual skylights and provides shade over the helm, cockpit galley, and aft-facing port seat.
    Everglades 340DC cockpit shade
    We can see the Makefast shade being a popular option on the 340DC. It operates silently and smoothly.
    Everglades 340DC utility door
    Everglades calls this a utility door because it’s used for different purposes in different regions.
    Everglades 340DC platform
    To starboard on the stern, the swim platform has a boarding ladder underneath with a grab handle on the trailing edge.
    Everglades 340DC shower
    The transom shower is perfectly located for washing off after a swim or an afternoon at the sandbar.
    Everglades 340DC locker
    On the other side of the motorwell is a wet locker for storing docklines and watersport towropes.

    The Cockpit Galley. On the aft side of the doublewide helm seat to starboard, the galley comes standard with a stainless-steel refrigerator and a stainless-steel freshwater sink. Our test boat had the optional grill beneath a removable section of the solid surface countertop. There’s also a dedicated wastebasket compartment and built-in storage. Across to port is a lounge with a bottom cushion that can be folded into the gunwale so passengers can sit facing forward, aft or inboard.

    Everglades 340DC galley
    One way to tell a boat is built by boaters is when the company adds a grab rail at the galley so a cook has something to hold onto.
    Everglades 340DC grill
    A sliding cover in the solid-surface countertop unveiled the optional grill on our test boat. We like the idea of a sliding cover because it always tucks into place and can’t get dropped or lost.
    Everglades 340DC refrigerator
    A drawer-style refrigerator is a good choice on a boat that could head offshore because it’s less likely to accidentally open.
    Everglades 340DC stereo
    The standard stereo includes JL M-series speakers and the subwoofer shown here on the bottom.
    Everglades 340DC port lounge
    For versatility, the forward cushion in this port lounge can be folded into the gunwale.

    The Helm. To starboard, the helm has twin Garmin 16” (40.6 cm) multifunction displays in the angled upper panel with accessory switches just below. The stainless-steel steering wheel is centrally positioned with the compass in line. There’s a cupholder in the flat to port of the wheel and to starboard are the digital Yamaha controls, the trim tab buttons, and the Helm Master joystick with set point. Outboard is a tray where the drive can set down his phone and there’s a glove-box style compartment in the gunwale.

    Everglades 340DC steering wheel
    All the engine data and course information is displayed on the dual Garmin screens at the dash.
    Everglades 340DC trim tab
    The trim tab buttons are positioned just ahead of the throttles so the captain can use one hand to control both. Just to the left, the joystick makes it easy to switch over for docking.
    Everglades 340DC cell phone
    This cell phone tray outboard to starboard is handy, but we’d like to see it lined with foam to cushion the ride.
    Everglades 340DC
    The armrests and the bolster fold up on the helm seat. If the bolster was in two sections, the captain and a companion could choose to ride standing or seated.
    Everglades 340DC foot rest
    The angled footrest and the deck at the helm are finished in fatigue-reducing foam mats.
    Everglades 340DC trash
    The wastebasket pulls out on a slide from the base of the helm seat.

    The Bow. Push a button at the helm to open the center section of windshield. It effortlessly slides out of the way and no one ever has to worry about having to manually open it or having it bounce around in a traditional design. There’s also an air dam that closes off the bottom half of the 28” (71.1 cm)-wide passageway. The bow has wraparound seating with angled backrests on the front of each console. There are folding armrests inboard on each side and the gunwales have cupholders, speakers, and connectivity points. The bow table secures to a bracket that’s up off the deck, which we prefer.

    Everglades 340DC bow passage
    With the power window and airdam open, the passage to the bow is 28” (71.12 cm) wide.
    Everglades 340DC bow
    One of the benefits of a 34’ (10.36 m) dual-console boat is a spacious, inviting bow area.
    Everglades 340DC bow arm
    To make it easier to get in and out of the bow lounges, the armrests fold up.

    Bow Storage. For storage, there’s space under the bottom cushions on each side and the compartment under the forward cushion is an insulated cooler. The foredeck has twin combination cup holders/rod holders outboard of the anchor locker that contains the Pro-Fish windlass and has access to the anchor rode below. Hatches in the bow passageway open to reveal storage and access to the freshwater tank and water heater.

    Everglades 340DC bow storage
    There is storage underneath both outboard bottom cushions in the bow.
    Everglades 340DC bow cooler
    Under the forward-most bottom cushion in the bow is an insulated, draining cooler and like all the lockers in the 340DC, it opens on a stainless-steel gas strut.
    Everglades 340DC hatches
    These hatches open to access the freshwater tank and water heater aft and open storage forward.
    Everglades 340DC bow table leg
    The bow table leg stores on the underside of the deck hatch in the passageway.

    The Consoles

    The Cabin. The port console opens and there are steps that lead down to the 340DC’s cabin where there is 5’4” (1.63 m) of standing headroom and 3’9” (1.14 m) when seated on the berth. Our test boat had a single, but Everglades informed us that future models will have a double berth. The cabin has air conditioning and reverse-cycle heat and a 19” (48.3 cm) TV that folds out for better viewing.

    Everglades 340DC cabin
    The 340DC’s cabin has plenty of seated headroom and a duct for the air conditioning and reverse-cycle heat.
    Everglades 340DC lounge
    Our test model has a single berth, but on future models, owners can get a double-wide version.
    Everglades 340DC tv
    The 19” (48.3 cm) TV swings out to improve the viewing angle.

    Starboard Console. To starboard, the console opens to provide entry to the boat’s head, which has a solid-surface countertop, a sink, a toilet under a fold-up teak seat and a pull-up shower. Headroom dimensions are the same as in the cabin. Two hatches in this area open to provide access to the helm rigging.

    Everglades 340DC head
    The 340DC’s head has a vessel sink, a medicine cabinet at eye level, and a dedicated wastebasket drawer.
    Everglades 340DC shower
    It’s positioned low in the compartment, but the cabin shower pulls out for a quick rinse at the end of the day.
    Everglades 340DC hatches
    Twin hatches in the 340DC’s head open to provide access to the clearly labeled and cleanly routed helm rigging.

    Systems Access. A hatch in the middle of the cockpit deck opens so a technician can climb down to access the fuel-water separators for the engines, the bilge pumps, and the sea chest for the onboard systems that need to dump water. The seachest is a good idea because it lets multiple systems such as the head and sump send water to a single collection area before it’s dumped out via a single thru-hull instead of having to utilize multiple thru-hull fittings. The fewer holes there are in the bottom of a boat, the better. The batteries are easily accessed beneath the bottom cushion of the port lounge adjacent to the helm. Just remove a snap-in storage net.

    Everglades 340DC filters
    The Yamaha fuel-water separators (in blue) are easy to access at the aft end of the compartment.
    Everglades 340DC pumps
    Everglades makes it easy to check on the float systems for the bilge pumps (clear vessels) and the transducers for the multifunction displays (bronze and green).
    Everglades 340DC sea chest
    Everglades makes its sea chest in house. Multiple onboard systems empty into the rectangular chamber and then the water is dumped overboard via a single thru-hull fitting.
    Everglades 340DC battery net
    This net under the port amidships cockpit lounge snaps in place to provide storage that is separated from the batteries below.
    Everglades 340DC batteries
    The batteries are protected beneath this acrylic screen and they come standard with a charger.

    Performance

    The Numbers. Everglades lists the 340DC’s empty weight at 13,000 lbs. (5,897 kg). With two people, 140 gallons (530 L) of fuel and test gear on board, we had an estimated test weight of 16,164 lbs. (7,332 kg).

    With the twin 425-hp outboards spinning 16 5/8” x 19” (42.3 cm x 48.3 cm) stainless-steel propellers, we hit a top speed of 53.4 mph at 6100 rpm.

    Best cruise came at 3500 rpm, where the boat ran 27.8 mph and burned 21.7 gph. That works out to 1.3 mpg, which is a number that offshore anglers should like, and a range of 346 statute miles. At 600 rpm, the boat ran 3.8 mph and at 1000 rpm, we recorded 6.3 mph. In acceleration tests, the 340DC planed in 3.2 seconds and ran through 20 mph in 5.3 seconds and through 30 mph in 8 seconds even.

    Everglades 340DC running
    Even with winds gusting as strong as 25 mph on test day, the Everglades 340DC lived up to its offshore-boat pedigree, cutting through the 1-chop with ease.

    Handling

    The 340DC rides on a deep-V design that has a sharp bow entry, an average deadrise of 30-degrees and 20-degrees at the transom. The design worked, cutting through the wind-blown foot of bay chop and crossing our photo boat’s wakes with ease. Around the docks, the Yamaha joystick system made slow-speed maneuvering easy.

    Everglades 340DC running
    Notice how effectively the 340DC’s reversed chine is at knocking down spray as the boat runs through wind-blown chop.

    Construction. Everglades builds the 340DC and all its boats with what the company calls the Ram-Cap process. Large pieces of 6-lb. (2.72 kg) density foam are cut and placed into a prepared hull. The block tops are covered in resin and fiberglass and the two are bonded with resin and fiberglass. Then the deck is set in place and the hull, foam blocks and deck are bonded under a vacuum, creating a single piece. Everglades is one of the few brands that guarantees level flotation in writing.

    Everglades 340DC construction
    During construction of an Everglades boat, foam blocks are bonded into place before the deck is positioned for bonding.

    Warranty

      • Lifetime Hull warranty

      • 5-year component warranty

    Options to Consider

      • Aft U-shaped seating with a high-low gloss teak table

      • Convert aft livewell to insulated cooler

      • Makefast electrically actuated cockpit awning

      • Interior and cockpit air conditioners (with 30-amp shore power and requires generator)

      • Seakeeper 3

      • Gemlux carbon-fiber outrigger package with 18’ (5.5 m) poles

      • Grill in cockpit galley

      • Water heater

      • Diesel generator

      • Cockpit cover

      • Yamaha Helm Master controls

      • Optimus 360 electric power steering

      • Custom-painted engines

      • Garmin VHF radio 315 or VHF 315 AIS

      • Garmin GPSMap 7616xsv dual displays

      • Garmin GMR 24 xHD marine radar

      • Underwater camera

    Observations

    The Everglades 340DC is one of the biggest dual consoles on the market and should be a capable do-everything boat for a family that enjoys fishing as well as a variety of watersports. The cockpit galley, plethora of rod holders, livewell, and fish box have angling covered. The utility door in the hullside makes it easy to board large fish and it would be even better for watersports like diving if Everglades offered an optional ladder for the opening.

    A boat in this size range could be the perfect match for a pair of the 425-hp Yamaha XTO offshore outboards. They offer the power the boat needs and a better power-to-weight ratio than hanging three 300-hp motors on the transom. Being able to stick with two motors facilitates rigging and makes for a cleaner stern.

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Everglades 340DC (2019-) is 53.4 mph (85.9 kph), burning 76.7 gallons per hour (gph) or 290.31 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Everglades 340DC (2019-) is 27.8 mph (44.7 kph), and the boat gets 1.3 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.55 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 346 miles (556.83 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 2x 425-hp Yamaha XTO direct fuel injected 4-stroke.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    GPS/Chart Optional
    Radar Optional
    VHF Radio Optional

    Systems

    Air Cond./Heat Optional
    Battery Charger/Converter Standard
    CD Stereo Standard
    Head: Fixed Standard
    Power Steering Standard
    Shore Power Standard
    Trim Tabs Standard
    TV/DVD Standard
    Washdown: Fresh Water Standard
    Washdown: Raw Water Standard
    Water Heater Optional

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Optional
    Hardtop Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Transom Door Standard
    Transom Shower Standard

    Boats More Than 30 Feet

    Generator Optional

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