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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

Regal 53 Sport Coupe

 

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

 

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

Pike and Brathune in the engine room. Note the tightly fit sound-attenuating foam panels—they explain the low sound levels in our test data.

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

Making sound-level measurements at our Regal’s helm was facilitated by Brathune (with clipboard). The two cushy helm chairs shown here are adjustable “six ways from Sunday,” according to Stoeber (far right). The man was not exaggerating.

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

Making sound-level measurements at our Regal’s helm was facilitated by Brathune (with clipboard). The two cushy helm chairs shown here are adjustable “six ways from Sunday,” according to Stoeber (far right). The man was not exaggerating.

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

The brightness of Carol Brathunes “upper-deck living room” is matched by the brighness of the lower saloon with its huge windows, skylights, and array of top-shelf galley appliances.

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

The brightness of Carol Brathunes “upper-deck living room” is matched by the brighness of the lower saloon with its huge windows, skylights, and array of top-shelf galley appliances.

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Regal 53 Sport Coupe

The brightness of Carol Brathunes “upper-deck living room” is matched by the brighness of the lower saloon with its huge windows, skylights, and array of top-shelf galley appliances.

See more photos of the Regal 53 here ▶

Regal 53 Sport Coupe

Joystick maneuvering’s fun! Carol Brathune pulls into a fuel dock while the author (standing) and Regal’s Frank Stoeber look confidently on.

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This article originally appeared in the April 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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