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Azimut 62S Italia

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

air temperature: 50ºF; humidity: 55%; seas: 3'-5"

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

185 gal. fuel, no water, 5 persons, 100 lbs. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,150-hp Caterpillar C18

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 500 AV gears w/ 1.964:1 reduction

Props: 30.7x45.3 5-blade Nibral props

Price as Tested: $2,540,000

The Numbers

Azimut 62S Italia - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
1000 12.8 11.1 13.2 0.97 0.84 623 539 72 1.0
1250 16.6 14.4 28.0 0.59 0.51 379 327 75 2.5
1500 22.3 19.4 42.3 0.53 0.46 340 295 80 3.5
1750 29.3 25.5 68.7 0.43 0.37 276 237 76 3.0
2000 34.8 30.3 92.5 0.38 0.33 244 212 80 3.0
2250 39.9 34.7 100.4 0.40 0.35 257 225 83 4.0
2350 41.6 36.2 118.9 0.35 0.30 225 193 84 4.0
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ GPS. GPH taken via CAT display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at helm on A scale. 65 dB-A is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Easy Docking joystick engines and thruster control
Visio video mooring system
underwater lights
electric cockpit table
LCD TVs
cockpit barbecue, ice maker and fridge
2/Raymarine E120 displays

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

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