Cheoy Lee Bravo 88By Capt. Bill Pike
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 60°F; humidity 55%; wind: 15-20 knots; seas: 4-6'
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST1,500 gal. fuel, 420 gal. water, 4 persons, 1,000 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,900-bhp Caterpillar C32 ACERT diesel inboards
Transmission/Ratio: ZF3050A, 2.52:1 ratio
Props: 40 x 50 5-blade Hung Shen
Price as Tested: $6,605,080
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Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Furuno GPS sensor. GPH estimates taken via Caterpillar display. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Sound levels measured at helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Caterpillar upgrade ($300,000)
ZF Joystick Maneuvering System ($31,000)
Naiad stabilizers with 2/genset PTOs ($67,460)
Naiad bow thruster upgrade from 38 hp to 62 hp ($34,460)
upgrade to 40-kW Kohler gensets ($34,460)
electronics package ($135,200).
This article originally appeared in the August 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.