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BOAT TESTS

Marquis 42 Sportbridge

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/435-mhp Volvo Penta IPS600s

Transmission/Ratio: IPS-E gears/ 1.82:1 ratio

Props: IPS T3 propsets

Price as Tested: $920,000

The Numbers

 

Marquis 420 Sport Bridge - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
1000 7.7 6.7 1.6 4.78 4.16 1291 1123 60 0.0
1500 9.9 8.6 6.1 1.62 1.41 438 381 65 0.5
2000 12.2 10.6 14.5 0.84 0.73 226 197 68 3.0
2500 19.3 16.8 23.0 0.84 0.73 227 197 72 3.5
3000 27.9 24.2 29.5 0.94 0.82 255 222 72 3.5
3500 36.6 31.8 40.0 0.91 0.79 247 215 74 3.0
3630 37.8 32.9 43.5 0.87 0.76 235 204 76 3.0
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Stalker radar gun. GPH taken via Volvo Penta digital monitoring display. 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

Raymarine ST70 autopilot w/ remote
Raymarine electronics (including E90W multifunction nav display, 240 VHF, and DSM 300 sonar module)
Avanti ice maker
Marquis lead-crystal glasses, china, and flatware
Glendinning CableMaster
upgrade to 13kW Kohler generator
teak decks on cockpit, swim platform, and flying-bridge stairs

This article originally appeared in the November 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.