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BOAT TESTS

SJ Violator 54

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,050-hp MAN D 2840 LE 403 diesel inboards

Transmission/Ratio: ZF/1.5:1

Props: 28x36 4-blade Michigan nibral

Steering: hydraulic w/power-assist

Price as Tested: $1.2 million

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

flying-bridge hardtop
U-line ice maker
wine cooler in saloon
4/rod holders
Murray Brothers fighting chair
PipeWelders tower
Northstar 962 GPS/chartplotter, 958 GPS/chartplotter, and 1202 bright display
Furuno RD-30 remote display
Furuno FCV-1200L sounder w/color LCD
Raymarine SmartPilot
Icom IC-M602 VHF
Sharp flat-panel TVs in master and guest staterooms

This article originally appeared in the March 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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