Originally Posted by Calidiver
Avon dropped them after a short time and replaced them by re-inventing the Searider 4.7 as a 470 Adventure. This had the same Searider hull form, but with leisure clothes on, rather than its customary orange and grey uniform.
The S4.65 was ok for calm water, but anyone used to driving a Searider at the time would have been disappointed. In the layout shown, they were poorly balanced (stern heavy) and would have trouble planing with 2 people on the aft bench seat and a couple of full tanks by the transom