Marquis 630 Sport YachtBy Capt. Bill Pike Photos by Neil Rabinowitz
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 80ºF; humidity: 45%; seas: 2 feet or less
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST
400 gal. fuel, 150 gal. water, 3 persons, 500 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/900-hp Volvo Penta IPS1200s
Transmission/Ratio: Volvo Penta IPS1200 w/ 1.88:1 ratio
Props: IPS Pod drives w/Volvo Penta Q3 propset
Price as Tested: $2,870,000
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*Top speed recorded by Power & Motoryacht was reduced by fouled props. Marquis Yachts measured a higher average velocity of 31.9 knots.
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/Stalker radar gun.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Crew quarters $9,685
bridge hardtop with retractable canvas sunroof $32,200
bridge wet bar with Raritan ice maker $2,385
Norcold refrigerator $2,070 and Kenyon s/s grill $2,310
This article originally appeared in the June 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.