Back Cove 37By Eric Sorensen
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 74°F; humidity: 50%; seas: 2' swell, 1' wind chop.
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST225 gal. fuel, 120 gal. water, 4 persons, 400 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 1/600-hp Cummins QSC8.3 diesel
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 286A, 2.3:1 gear ratio
Props: 28 x 33 ZF FPS 4-blade NiBrAl
Price as Tested: $475,000
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Speeds are two-way averages measured with Garmin GPS. GPH estimates taken from Cummins digital display. Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Lenco Autoglide Trim Tab leveling system w/ GPS kit ($2,150)
Espar heater for cabin and helm deck ($9,950)
dark blue hull ($4,540).
This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.