Fleming 78By George Sass Sr.
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 80°F; humidity: 64%; seas: flat; winds: light
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST800 gal. fuel, 350 gal. water, 9 persons onboard, unrecorded amount of gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,550-hp MAN V12-1550 diesels
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 2050A, 2.467:1 gear ratio
Props: ZF Faster 4-blade Nibral
Price as Tested: Upon request
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured with GPS. GPH taken from Böning display. Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.|
This article originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.