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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Hinckley Talaria 48

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 75°F; humidity: 57%; wind: 13 knots; seas: 1 to 2 feet

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

fuel: 450 gal.; water: 125 gal.; 3 persons; 300 lbs. gear

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/715-mhp Cummins QSM11 diesel inboards

Transmission/Ratio: ZF325 gears w/1.167:1 reduction

The Numbers

Hinckley Talaria 48 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM Knots GPH Range dB(A) Angle
1000 6.8 5.4 796 71 0.5
1250 7.4 9.2 509 74 1.0
1500 7.9 15.2 328 77 1.5
1750 12.7 22.2 360 79 3.0
2000 20.8 32.8 399 79 2.5
2250 27.9 49.2 357 81 2.5
2530 35.7 74.4 303 82 3.0
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ onboard Raymarine GPS.
GPH taken via SmartCraft monitor.
Range 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at helm; 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

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

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