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Sessa C54

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/700-hp Volvo Penta IPS900s

Transmission/Ratio: Volvo Penta gears w/ 1.88:1 ratio

Props: Volvo T4 propset

Price as Tested: $1,550,000

The Numbers

Sessa C54 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpmmphknotsgphmpgnmpgrangenm rangedbangle
100010.39.08.01.291.13662535652.0
125011.49.914.00.810.71387336695.0
150019.216.7 21.00.910.80434378704.5
175025.221.930.00.840.73399347745.5
200030.926.940.00.770.67367320764.0
225036.731.958.00.630.55301261744.0
239039.734.572.00.550.48262228764.0
 Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine E120 GPS GPH extrapolated from Volvo fuel curve. Range 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Decibels measured on A scale. 65 dB-A is normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

SidePower SE 120 bow thruster
16-kW MASE generator
60,000-Btu A/C
Raymarine E120W w/ HybridTouch screen chartplotter, RD418 radar, and DSM300 digital depthfinder
Bose Audio Lifestyle 18 system in saloon
26" LCD TVs in master and VIP
washer-dryer
grill in cockpit
electric cockpit awning
anti-fouling paint

This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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