Riva 63 VirtusBy Alan Harper
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 77°F; humidity: 54%; seas: 3' swell w/ chop
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST550 gal. fuel, 70 gal. water, 12 persons, 400 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,360-mhp MAN V12-1360s
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 665 V10° gears w/ 1.757:1 ratio
Props: 29.5 x 45.7 5-blade Rolla
Price as Tested: U.S. price on application
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine GPS display. GPH taken via MAN display. Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.|
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
NOTEWORTHY OPTIONS: Metallic hull paint ($190,806)
teak platform, side decks, and steps ($79,178)
Additional lower guardrail ($25,968).
This article originally appeared in the July 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.