Askeladden C65 Cruiser

6,45M Length
2,46M Width
45 Speed ​​potential

Technical data

  • Length6,45M
  • Width2,46M
  • Dry weight w/o engine1.400 kg
  • Pax7
  • Design categoryC
  • Fuel tank230L
  • Septic tank40L
  • Water tank40L


  • Speed ​​potential45
  • ShaftExtra long
  • Outboard150-250 HK


Askeladden C65 Cruiser

Askeladden C65 Cruiser

Nominated to European Power Boat of the Year 2018!


The jury for the “European Power Boat of the Year 2018” gathered in France during the Cannes Yachting Festival. Many were waiting with baited breath for the nomination of the models assigned the title European Power Boat of the Year 2018. Nomination in one of the classified categories is always positive for the manufacturers and designers – a vote of confidence that they are getting things right. As before, the nominations were divided into the following categories: lengths up to 25 feet, up to 35 metres; up to 45 metres; more than 45 feet, and finally offshore models. The European Power Boat of the Year 2018 winner in each category was announced on Saturday evening on 20 January 2018, at the end of the first day of Düsseldorf Boot, the world’s largest indoors boat show.

With the C65 Cruiser, Askeladden can confirm an exciting development to a new series of boats that will surely bring fun and excitement to the boat market for years to come. The Askeladden C65 Cruiser represents the next stage of Askeladden’s innovative product development, and will be launched at boat shows in the Nordic countries and Europe this winter and spring.

The C65 Cruiser is the first boat in a series of models based on the C65 hull platform, with a superstructure for weekend cruises. It provides more comfort for overnight stays than the C61 Cruiser, which is an overnighter, and has been accepted to the same class as the C75 Cruiser, as a weekend cruiser.

The new boat features all the best designs of Askeladden’s C-series – with a focus on developing both design, colours, materials and performance based on the C75 and C61 platforms. The main aim has been to develop a contemporary, forward-looking boat with a wide appeal among modern-day boaters, focusing on design, technical and practical features, performance and colours.

The Askeladden C65 Cruiser is an open, elegant and sporty weekend daycruiser. It is the first boat to be launched with the new C65 platform. The spacious cockpit can seat a total of 7 persons. The aft U-shaped sofa with space for a table can quickly convert into a large sunlounger.  The driving position represents a whole new standard in weather protection, ergonomics, practical features and, not least, design. The aft deck incorporates the unique design of the C61 series. With an open deck from the cockpit to the large bathing platform, the boat’s deck is extended and it is simple and fun to dive off the bathing platform and get involved in water sports, without having to climb over the back of the boat. The aft bench has a folding back where you can relax after a dip in the sea to watch others having fun in the water. The C65 Cruiser has comfortable space for overnight stays. It has a canopy with plenty of headroom, that folds away into a canopy garage. The front cabin comfortably sleeps two adults. The front cabin also has a flushing toilet in a separate cabinet. The boat has a simple pantry with sink, cooker top and fridge drawer.


A tremendous amount of work has been invested in developing the new C65 hull platform that has the same qualities as the C75 and C61 platforms. The goal has been to find the perfect combination of minimum planing threshold, smooth driving, a dry cockpit, high speeds, economic fuel consumption and, not least, high stability. It is therefore fair to claim that the Askeladden C65 Cruiser is a genuine innovation in its size range.

The C65 Cruiser is light on the water, very secure and can achieve high speeds. The boat has been designed for outboard engines from 150 to 250 HP. Carrying the largest engine in this range, you can achieve maximum speeds of approx. 45 knots.

Zipwake fully automatic dynamic trim control system

Askeladden Boats has entered into a collaboration with the Swedish company Zipwake and their Norwegian importer ProNav, aiming to standardise the Zipwake system on Askeladden boats. The first boat to have this system fitted is the C65 Cruiser. Zipwake is a unique and ground-breaking system that uses interceptor trim tabs and advanced electronics for automation of the manual trim tabs that have been used in boats for decades. The system automatically controls pitch and roll, stabilising the boat and providing users with unique comfort on the water when compared with traditional systems.

Standard equipment

  • Skylight foredeck
  • Hull window
  • LED navigation lights
  • LED downlights cabin
  • LED reading lights in cabin
  • LED courtesy lights aft deck blue
  • LED courtesy lights cockpit white
  • LED courtesy lights console white
  • LED courtesy lights cabin white
  • Mirror in front cabin
  • Storage compartment front cabin
  • Air vents in cabin
  • Sports seat Niroxx
  • Set of cushions in cabin
  • Wooden cabinet over toilet
  • Toilet roll holder
  • Set of cushions in cockpit Niroxx
  • Folding back on co-pilot seat Niroxx
  • Folding back on aft bench Niroxx
  • Cover for folding back, aft
  • Cup holders
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Exclusive steering wheel
  • Electronic control box gear/throttle with trim tab switch
  • Suzuki MFG Multi Function Display for engine
  • Switch panel with dead man's switch
  • Fuel tank, 230 litres
  • 40 litre water tank
  • 40 litre septic tank
  • Anchor storage aft
  • Anchor storage bow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Battery
  • Main fuse box with automatic fuses
  • Combined canopy compartment and storage, aft
  • Tunnel for bow thruster
  • Swim platform
  • Swim ladder
  • Storage net driver's seat
  • 12V outlet
  • USB outlet
  • Manual bilge pump
  • Electric bilge pump
  • Fender holder
  • Storage compartments
  • Glove compartments
  • Cleats
  • Powerful stainless-steel handrail and grab rails

Topline package

  • ZipWake Dynamic Trim-Control System 300
  • Flushing toilet
  • Deck hatch
  • Curtains in front cabin
  • Pressurised water and sink
  • Cooker
  • 30 litre fridge drawer
  • Silvertex cockpit table with cup holders
  • Sun lounger cushion to go on top of cockpit table
  • Aft canopy
  • Harbour cover


  • Flexiteak
  • Deck mats, front cabin
  • Askeladden fender package, 4 fenders with rope
  • Askeladden C-COMMAND 10'' screen with remote control
  • Askeladden C-COMMAND 16'' screen with remote control
  • Stereo package FUSION MS RA70 DAB+ and 2 x Kicker 6.5'' speakers
  • C-COMMAND stereo Gen 2 with 2 x speakers
  • C-COMMAND stereo Gen 2 extra speakers in cockpit
  • Raymarine CT100 Fishfinder
  • Top mattress, front cabin
  • Sun lounger cushion, bow
  • Cabin heater 2 kW Eberspacher
  • Ski tow hook
  • Door in aft deck, stainless steel
  • Windscreen wipers, port
  • Extra battery for use/start with charge relay
  • Battery charger 8A
  • Shore power 220 V + battery charger
  • Bow thruster
  • Anchor winch complete with remote control bow
  • Anchor winch complete with remote control aft