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EXCLUSIVE | Davis 52 Express By Capt. Bill Pike — June 2006

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Base price: $1,252,000 with 2/1,015-mhp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards
Optional power: 2/1,200-mhp MTU 8V 2000 or 2/1,360-mhp MAN V12 1360 CRM diesel inboards

Length overall: 52’6"
Beam: 16'0"
Draft: 4'4"
Weight (full load): 55,000 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 1000 gal .
Water capacity: 150 gal.
Standard equipment: Release polished-stainless steering wheel; 2/Murray Brothers ladder-back helm chairs; VDO instrumentation; 2/Bomar hatches; teak-and-holly cabin soles; Ultraleather upholstery; Corian countertops; 2-burner EuroKera cooktop; 2/Nova Kool under-counter refrigerator/freezers; Sharp Carousel microwave oven; 2/Sharp flat-panel TVs (master and guest) and 32" Panasonic flat-panel TV (saloon); Bose Lifestyle entertainment system; 2/innerspring-type Handcraft mattresses; 2/Raritan Atlantis MSDs; 72,000-Btu Cruisair A/C system; BEP Marine Battery Management Panel; Bass Products electrical panels; 15-kW Westerbeke genset; 50-amp Charles Industries battery charger; 50-amp Newmar converter; 4/Northstar AGM marine batteries (house/ cranking); 1/Optima Blue Top battery (for electronics); PYI face-seal-type dripless shaft log; 2/crash-type engine-driven emergency bilge pumps; Marley Industrial Products engine-room ventilation fans; Fireboy auto-fire-extinguishing system
Test engines: 2/1,360-mhp MAN V12 1360 CRM diesel inboards
Transmissions/Ratio: ZF 2050/1.76:1
Props: 31x46 4-blade nibral
Steering: Teleflex SeaStar hydraulic w/ power-assist
Controls: Glendinning electronic
Optional Equipment on Test Boat: PipeWelders welded-aluminum tower w/ fiberglass hardtop; Cruisair fishbox/livewell refrigeration w/ Ranco controllers; teak decks, toerails, covering boards, and trim

Price as tested:

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This article originally appeared in the July 2006 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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