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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Kadey-Krogen 48' AE

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 1/201-bhp John Deere 6068TFM75 diesel inboard

Transmission/Ratio: Twin Disc MG-305-15C w/ 3:1 ratio

Props: 32 x 21 Hung Shen 4-blade bronze

Price as Tested: $1,450,000

The Numbers

 

Kadey-Krogen 48' AE - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
1000 5.1 4.4 0.7 7.21 6.27 6493 5646 56 -0.25
1250 6.3 5.4 1.1 5.68 4.94 5114 4447 56 -0.5
1500 7.8 6.7 1.8 4.31 3.74 3875 3370 57 -0.5
1750 8.8 7.7 2.6 3.38 2.94 3046 2649 59 -0.5
2000 9.6 8.3 3.8 2.53 2.2 2274 1977 59 -0.5
2250 10.5 9.1 6 1.74 1.51 1568 1363 66 0
2500 10.7 9.3 8.8 1.22 1.06 1094 952 65 0.5
2645 10.5 9.1 11.7 0.9 0.78 808 702 65 0.5
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Stalker radar gun. GPH taken via engine 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

ABT Trac bow thrusters, stern thrusters, and stabilizers
electronics package (3/Garmin GPSMap 7215s, GHS10, GMI10, and Standard Horizon Eclipse DSC VHF)
Reverso oil-exchanger
EST fuel-management system

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