Hinckley T34By Peter A. Janssen
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 81°F; wind: light; seas: calm
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST120 gal. fuel, 17 gal. water, 6 persons.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/260-mhp 6BY2-260 Yanmar diesels
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 63
|Hinckley T34 - Final Boat Test Numbers:|
|Speeds are two-way averages measured by GPS. GPH measured with Yanmar engine display. Range based on 90 percent 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: Teak pilothouse and cockpit soles ($15,020)
Teak insert on swim platform ($1,950)
Varnished teak cockpit coamings ($3,850)
Hinckley-designed stainless steel bowrail ($4,300)
5-kW Onan genset with sound shield ($16,250)
reverse-cycle heat and air conditioning for interior and pilothouse ($16,850)
Raymarine ST6002+ autopilot interfaced to GPS/chartplotter ($3,600).
This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.