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BOAT TESTS

Regal 42 Sport Coupe

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

temp: 86°F; humidity: 95%; wind: 8-12 mph; seas: 1';

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

150 gal. fuel, 60 gal.  water, 4 persons, 1,000 lbs. of gear

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/300-hp Volvo IPS400s

Transmission/Ratio: Volvo IPS marine gears w/ 2.08:1 ratio

Props: Volvo T5 propset

Price as Tested: $533,183

The Numbers

 

Regal 42 Sport Coupe - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
1000 6.8 5.9 1.8 3.78 3.28 952 826 64 0.0
1500 9.4 8.2 5.1 1.84 1.61 464 405 65 1.0
2000 11.8 10.3 12.0 0.98 0.86 248 216 73 5.0
2500 19.3 16.8 18.3 1.05 0.92 266 231 72 5.0
3000 27.9 24.3 22.0 1.27 1.10 320 278 73 5.5
3540 36.1 31.4 30.1 1.20 1.04 302 263 75 3.0
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ onboard GPS.
GPH taken via Volvo Penta digital monitoring 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

Flame-red hull paint
bootstripe
high-gloss cherry cabinetry
Anthracite Corian in galley
dark bamboo sole in saloon
aft Palm Beach curtain
Sliding door in cockpit
electric shore cord reel system
electric water hose reel system
electric grill
cockpit ice maker
port-side wiper w/ washer
underwater lighting
camera monitoring system
autopilot
Garmin depth/fishfinder
Garmin HD closed-array radar
second Garmin GPSMAP 7212 plotter

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