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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Fairline Squadron 50

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

air temperature: 85ºF; humidity: 60%; seas: 1 to 2 feet

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

450 gal. fuel, 100 gal. water, 5 persons, 500 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/715-hp CAT C12 ACERTs

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 325, 1.733:1

Props: 27 x 36 4-blade

Price as Tested: $1,706,200

The Numbers

BOAT NAME - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 9.4 14.0 365 69
1250 9.9 21.8 247 70
1500 16.3 32.2 275 72
1750 20.3 39.0 283 74
2000 26.8 49.4 295 76
2350 32.4 65.0 271 81
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Garmin display. GPH estimates taken via CAT display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at the helm on A scale. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

This article originally appeared in the August 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.