Four Winns 378 Vista Merced CA

The Four Winns 378 Vista is conventionally and solidly built. The fiberglass hull starts with a skin coat of vinylester resin sprayed on the gelcoat, followed by a 3-oz. layer of chopped strand mat (CSM) to ward off blistering.

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(209) 378-2521
9090 Lake Mcclure Rd
Snelling, CA
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Merced, CA
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265 West 15th Street
Merced, CA
 
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455 Grogan Avenue
Merced, CA
 
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280 Airpark Road
Atwater, CA
 
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(209) 378-2441
3100 Barrett Cove Rd
Snelling, CA
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(209) 722-8631
2785 North Santa Fe Avenue
Merced, CA
 
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(209) 383-7469
1 Malibu Court
Merced, CA
 
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(209) 384-9284
819 West 16th Street
Merced, CA
 
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(619) 437-1514
1715 Strand Way
Coronado, CA
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Four Winns 378 Vista

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Model Introduction
For a number of years the Four Winns' 378 Vista, the builder's flagship cruiser, has had the distinction of being one of the best-riding offshore express cruisers being built. The 378 Vista rides on a pilot boat-proven hull design by C. Raymond Hunt and Associates. For the owner who gets out on the water on a regular basis, this gives the well-running 378 Vista express cruiser a leg up on many of its competitors. A hard-riding wet hull design adds limitations for a boat that should have the ability to run comfortably at speed in a rough chop.

The 378 Vista has other charms"this model benefits from Four Winn's competent styling and interior functionality, including the boat's good looks; ergonomic bridgedeck and helm; intelligent use of space; great foredeck access; and elegant accommodations. In addition, the 378 has a solid value proposition.

Construction
The Four Winns 378 Vista is conventionally and solidly built. The fiberglass hull starts with a skin coat of vinylester resin sprayed on the gelcoat, followed by a 3-oz. layer of chopped strand mat (CSM) to ward off blistering. A DCPD blend follows in the rest of the laminate of CSM and 24 oz. woven roving. Hull sides and decks are cored with endgrain balsa for added stiffness at light weight. Stringers and bulkheads are pressure-treated plywood encapsulated in knitted fiberglass. The hull-to-deck joint is secured with self-tapping screws driven into a plywood backing strip and sealed with caulking. ...

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