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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Azimut 80

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 68°F; humidity 87%; seas: 2-3'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

1,250 gal. fuel, 290 gal. water, 4 persons, 250 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,800-hp MAN CR V12s

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 2.467:1

Props: 40.5 x 44.9 5-blade NiBrAl

The Numbers

Azimut 80 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM Knots GPH Range dB(A)
1000 10.4 20.3 728 57
1250 12.3 37.8 457 57
1500 14.9 65.2 325 61
1800 21.2 104.9 287 65
2000 24.1 132.9 258 68
2250 29.0 173.0 240 72
2350 30.3 178.6 243 73
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine display. GPH estimates taken via MAN display. Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Sound levels measured at the lower helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Noteworthy Options: Engine upgrade to 2/1,800-hp MAN CR V12 diesels ($140,000)
CMC fin stabilizers ($190,890)
28-kW generators ($16,030)
adjustable table on flying bridge ($2,940).

This article originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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