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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Atlantis 38

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Temperature: 54°F; humidity 50%; seas: 4- to 5-foot swell, 1- to 2-foot chop

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

150 gal. fuel, no water, 4 persons, 100 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/300-hp Volvo Penta D4 diesels

Transmission/Ratio: DPH Duoprop stern drives w/1.76:1 gear ratio

Props: G5 NiBrAl propsets

Price as Tested: $458,000 including duty fees and delivery to Miami

The Numbers

Atlantis 38 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm knots gph range dB(A)
700 4.5 0.84 970 71
1000 6.2 1.90 590 71
1400 8.1 4.60 319 75
1750 9.5 8.45 203 78
2000 11.9 11.10 194 83
2400 18.9 16.37 208 83
2600 22.6 17.96 228 82
3000 28.5 21.66 239 83
3500 35.2 30.12 212 86
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ GPS. GPH taken via Volvo Penta display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Noteworthy Options: Teak side decks $4,275 and cockpit $8,700
cockpit fridge $1,200 and barbecue $1,350
convertible dinette in saloon $1,088.

This article originally appeared in the July 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.