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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Riva 63 Virtus

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 77°F; humidity: 54%; seas: 3' swell w/ chop

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

550 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: Upon request

The Numbers

Riva 63 Virtus - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 11.0 24.8 337 71
1250 15.3 43.6 267 73
1500 21.0 58.1 275 74
1750 28.0 80.8 263 78
2000 33.2 105.9 238 79
2300 39.0 137.1 216 80
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
teak platform, side decks, and steps
Additional lower guardrail. Option pricing available upon request.

This article originally appeared in the July 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.