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Davis 70

Boat Tests


Builder: Davis

Model: 70

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 72'10"

Beam: 19'6"

Draft: 4'6" (w/ tunnels)

Weight: 117,000 lbs. (w/ full fuel)

Standard Power: 2/1,420-mhp Caterpillar 3412E diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,875-mhp Caterpillar C32 ACERT diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 2,000 gal.

Water Capacity: 220 gal.


oil-change system for mains, marine gears, and genset(s)
1/27-kW Caterpillar genset
Davis teak helm pod w/ single-lever controls
2/Murray Brothers helm chairs
fresh- and saltwater washdowns
fighting-chair backing plate
Corian countertops
tuna door
2/Glendinning CableMasters
Raritan electric MSDs
Delta-T thermostatically controlled engine-room fans and demisters
Diamond Sea Glaze watertight engine room door
52" Elite plasma TV in saloon
plasma TVs in each stateroom


Naiad hydraulic bow thruster and windlass
add’l 27-kW Caterpillar genset
900-gpd Sea Recovery watermaker
engine room, cockpit, and bridge A/C
PipeWelders hydraulic outriggers
Eskimo E600 ice machine
custom Davis teaser reels
ESI fuel-polishing system
4/underwater lights
hardtop w/ electric sunroof
3-side EZ2CY bridge enclosure
computer-controlled electrical system
steam bath in master

This article originally appeared in the March 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.