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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Riviera 61 Flybridge Series II

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

temp.: 71°F; humidity: 45%; wind: variable, light; seas: flat

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

800 gal. fuel, 200 gal. water, 6 persons, 100 lbs. gear

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,572-hp CAT C32 diesel inboards

Transmission/Ratio: Twin Disc QuickShift marine gears w/ 1.92:1 ratio

Props: prop specs unavailable

Price as Tested: $2,453,121

The Numbers

Riviera 61 Flybridge Series II - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
1000 11.1 9.6 19.6 0.56 0.49 757 658 62 1.0
1250 12.1 10.5 39.6 0.31 0.27 410 357 62 5.0
1500 20.0 17.4 56.0 0.36 0.31 480 417 65 6.0
1750 26.0 22.6 80.8 0.32 0.28 431 375 69 5.0
2000 32.3 28.0 102.0 0.32 0.27 425 369 69 5.0
2350 39.6 34.4 150.0 0.26 0.23 354 308 70 5.0
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ onboard GPS. GPH taken via CAT display.
Range 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured on A scale. 65 dB-A is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

aft awning
aft soft flying-bridge enclosure
stern thruster
Al Fresco Mezzanine
cockpit barbecue
990 lb. Davco davit
galleyware and bathware
hydraulic swim platform
Twin Disc Quickshift gears

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