Astondoa 72 GLXBy Kevin Koenig
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 80°F; humidity: 60%; seas: 0-1'
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST850 gal. fuel, 350 gal. water, 2 persons, 200 lb. gear
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,224-horsepower MAN V12-1224 diesels
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 550 A /1.91:1 ratio
Props: Radice 4-blades, 31.5 x 47.2
Price as Tested: Upon request
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Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine display. GPH estimates taken via MAN display. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Sound levels measured at lower helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Seakeeper Gyro, Alfa Laval centrifuge, automatic touchscreen system to control lighting, etc.
This article originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.