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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Hampton Endurance 720

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 83°F; humidity: 85%; seas: 3-4'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

800 gal. fuel, 112 gal. water, 7 persons.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,150-hp Caterpillar C18 ACERT diesels

Transmission/Ratio: ZF/2.571:1

Props: Hung Shen 40 x 39 five-blade

Price as Tested: $4,012,775

The Numbers

Hampton Endurance 720 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH dB(A)
1000 9.5 8.8 62
1250 11.2 20.2 66
1500 12.9 36.0 66
1750 14.7 64.0 67
2000 18.0 86.0 68
2300 21.9 116.0 69
Speeds are two-way averages measured with Garmin GPS. GPH estimates taken via Caterpillar 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.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Noteworthy Options: Intellian HD6 w/Dummy Dome ($12,980)
400-600 GPD watermaker ($9,000/$11,000)
12-foot tender with 40-hp outboard ($20,000)
or 14-foot tender with 60-hp outboard ($29,500)

This article originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.