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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Filippetti Navetta 26

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 75ºF; humidity 63%; seas: 2 to 3 feet

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

2,600 gal. fuel, 370 gal. water, 12 persons, 2,600 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/873-bhp Caterpillar C18 diesels

Transmission/Ratio: Reintjes reduction gears, 3.5:1 ratio

Props: 48" x 27.5" 4-blade

The Numbers

Filippetti Navetta 26 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 8.9 12.7 3,415 62
1250 10.6 19.1 2,704 63
1500 11.9 33.4 1,736 65
1750 13.2 54.4 1,183 64
2000 16.6 79.2 1,021 68
2150 17.7 96.7 892 68
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ GPS. GPH taken via engine display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at helm on A scale. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

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

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