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BOAT TESTS

Astondoa 72 GLX

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 80°F; humidity: 60%; seas: 0-1'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

850 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

The Numbers

Astondoa 72 GLX - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
600 6.3 2.6 2,534 68
1000 9.3 15.0 648 65
1500 10.7 40.0 280 67
2000 20.8 74.0 294 74
2300 25.4 116.0 229 77
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.

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