The CR 490 DS is based on the CR 480 DS, with the difference of the reverse sheer transom which gives extra lockers and deck space. A new cockpit gives more room in the big aft cabin. The transom has a integrated folding bathing platform.

The CR 490 DS is designed and developed for long distance cruising, it has a powerful engine, large fuel and water tanks located low and central in the yacht. A separate work room where the generator, watermaker etc can be mounted easy to handle and maintain. The hull has an immensly strong girder frame that takes the load from the keel and keel stepped mast.

The interior layout is designed according the customers specification. It can be handcrafted out of mahogany, teak or white oak with a satin varnish.