Belize 54By Kevin Koenig
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 65°F; humidity: 30%; seas: flat
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST317 gal. fuel, 93 gal. water, 5 persons, 1,500 lb. gear
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/600-mhp Cummins Marine QSC8.3 diesels w/ Zeus pods
Transmission/Ratio: Cummins Zeus, w/ 1.21:1 ratio
Props: Cummins M8 Zeus
Price as Tested: $1,610,000
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Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ GPS display. GPH estimates via Cummins display.
Range 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: Metallic hull paint, $26,760
Full cockpit awning on oval stainless steel tube,$16,739
Fisher and Paykel Dishwasher, $1,950.
This article originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.