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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Regal 46 Sport Coupe

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 84°F; humidity: 83%; seas: calm; wind: variable, light

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

205 gal. fuel, 50 gal. water; 2 persons, 500 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/370-mhp Volvo Penta IPS500s

Transmission/Ratio: IPS-F marine gears w/ 1.94:1 ratio

Props: IPS-F

Price as Tested: $930,498 (or $655,985 via Regal’s preproduction program)

The Numbers

Regal 46 Sport Coup - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 6.2 2.2 828 62
1500 8.5 5.2 484 67
2000 9.9 13.4 218 67
2500 17.1 19.7 256 71
3000 24.3 25.9 277 73
3500 31.6 35.3 264 75
3660 33.3 40.1 245 75
Speeds are two-way averages measured with Garmin GPS. GPH taken via Volvo Penta display. Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

NOTEWORTHY OPTIONS (Retail/Preproduction Pricing): Cockpit enclosure w/sliding door and opening window, $16,750/$14,800
Marine Air cockpit A/C, $8,038/$6,830
KVH satellite TV, $8,849/$7,520
Kenyon electric grill, $1,557/$1,325
U-Line ice maker, $1,466/$1,250
Garmin GHP 10 autopilot, $6,145/$5,675
second GPSMAP 7212 plotter (one unit standard), $6,495/$5,995
w/ open-array radar, $5,175/$4,935
and depth/fishfinder module, $875/$685
high-gloss cabinetry finish, $5,275/$4,500
canvas package (aft curtain), $3,450/$2,700
teak forward cockpit decking, $8,054/$6,850.

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

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