Maestro 65By Capt. Richard Thiel Photos by Jim Raycroft
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,360-hp MAN diesel inboards
Transmission/Ratio: ZF665 gears w/ 2.226:1 ratio
Props: 36x47 4-blade nibral props
Price as Tested: $3.2 million
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/Raymarine GPS.
GPH taken from MAN displays Range 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured on A scale. 65 dB-A is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
second 23-kW MASE genset w/ soundshield
additional Raymarine E120 display at both helms
Bose entertainment system in VIP and guest staterooms
additional 500-gal. auxiliary fuel tank in lazarette
davit on bridge
additional ice maker
This article originally appeared in the February 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.