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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Perry 42

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 81°F; seas: sloppy 2-foot waves and 15-knot wind on Eastern Bay, north of St. Michaels, Maryland

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

150 gal. fuel, 100 gal. water, three people, 250 lb. piano.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 1/260-hp Yanmar 6BY2 diesel

Price as Tested: $1,875,000

The Numbers

Lionheart Concerto - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 5.2 0.5 2,620 60
1500 6.5 1.1 1,489 65
2000 8.4 2.0 1,058 67
2500 9.5 4.0 598 74
3000 11.6 7.5 389 77
3500 14.0 10.3 342 84
3923 17.6 14.1 314 85
Speeds measured with GPS. GPH taken from Yanmar engine display. Range is 90 percent of advertised fuel capacity. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation (sound levels measured at the helm.)

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

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