Pershing 72

Boat Tests


Builder: Pershing

Model: 72

Model Year: 2008

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 73'0"

Beam: 18'1"

Draft: 4'9" (laden)

Weight: 85,120 lbs. (dry)

Standard Power: 2/1,832-hp MTU 12V 2000 M93 diesel inboards

Optional Power: none

Fuel Capacity: 1,189 gal.

Water Capacity: 262 gal.


110-lb. Bruce anchor w/ 246-ft., 12-mm chain
1.2-kW windlass
15-hp bow and stern thrusters
teak side decks
Simrad GB60 navigation system, AP26 autopilot, RC36 fluxgate compass, RW 6-kW radar scanner, 12" monitor, HP echo sounder, RS82 VHF DSC
KVH Trackvision M7 satellite antenna
tiller between helm seats
2.3-cu.-ft. saloon 'fridge
SeaFire engine-room fire exting. system
32-kW Kohler genset
90,000-Btu Marine Air A/C
Philco Bendix washer-dryer
Glendinning Cablemaster 100A shore cable
Miele ceramic cooktop and dishwasher
6.2-cu.-ft. 'fridge and 3.2-cu.-ft. freezer by Frigonautica in galley
1.5-cu-ft. Vitrifrigo fridge in master
40" Sony TV in master, 32" Sony TV in VIP, 20" Sharp TV in guest cabin
Marantz iPod docking stations in master and VIP


retractable mooring cleats on swim platform
extra 82' anchor chain
folding berth in guest cabin
silver exterior paint

This article originally appeared in the January 2008 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.