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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Marquis 630 Sport Yacht

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air 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

The Numbers

Marquis 630 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 10.7 10.5 940 71
1250 12.4 19.5 589 73
1500 13.9 34.0 378 77
1750 18.4 48.0 355 79
2000 24.0 65.5 340 80
2250 29.1 84.5 319 81
2295 29.3* 87.5 310 81
 

*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.
GPH taken via Volvo Penta display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
65dB(A) is the level of normal conversatition.

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.

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