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Delta 54 IPS

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 83ºF; humidity: 75%; wind: 9 knots; seas: 1’-2’

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

140 gal. fuel, 160 gal. water, 2 persons, 250 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 3/435-mhp Volvo Penta IPS600s

Props: Volvo Penta size-6 propset

Price as Tested: $1,900,000 (including shipping and taxes, excluding VAT)

The Numbers

Delta 54 IPS - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)*
1000 7.0 3.4 1,369 73
1500 8.9 9.6 617 70
2000 15.1 20.0 502 73
2500 22.7 31.0 487 76
3000 30.5 49.0 414 80
3410 36.5 65.0 373 97
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine G-Series GPS. GPH measured via Volvo Penta display. Range is based on 90 percent of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
*Note: Sound measurements taken with side-deck door, saloon door, and sunroof open—it was a beautiful day!

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Noteworthy Option: Seakeeper gyrostabilization system ($120,000).

This article originally appeared in the November 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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