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PMY Boat Test: Blue Star 29.9 Specs
Blue Star 29.9 — By Capt. Stuart Reininger — February 2000

Blue Star 29.9 Specs
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Base price: $350,000 with 2/350-hp 330B Cummins diesel inboards
Optional power: twin diesel inboards from Caterpillar, Cummins, and Yanmar to 430 hp per engine
Standard equipment: electrically retractable instrument pod; Gaffrig speedo and dash switches; cedar-lined hanging lockers; custom mufflers; custom air intakes with demisters; 5-gal. Atlantic water heater; 2 sets duplex Racor 1000s; sea chest w/Groco bronze seacocks; 6 Group-30 batteries in molded-FRP boxes; 30-amp. C-Charger 5000 Series battery charger; 3 integral epoxy-composite fuel tanks; Tides Marine dripless shaft logs; Sea-Fire auto. fire-extinguishing system; 2 rod lockers; lift-out fishbox; tackle center; transom door; livewell w/viewing window; fresh- and saltwater washdowns
Construction: vacuum-bagged, CoreCell-cored FRP hull laid up w/Gougeon Brothers’ Pro-Set post-cure epoxy resin, Kevlar, and S-glass; deck similarly constructed with additional carbon fiber; cored-epoxy-composite stringers with carbon-fiber caps; hull and deck joined w/Plexus methacrylate adhesive, S-glass and epoxy-coated self-tapping s/s screws

LOA: 35'0"
Beam: 12'0"
Draft: 2'4"
Maximum headroom: 6'9"
Weight: 12,500 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 475 gal.
Water capacity: 100 gal.
Test engines: 2/420-hp Yanmar 6LY2-STE diesel inboards
Transmission: ZF 300 2-speed
Ratios: 1.5:1 and 2.0:1
Props: Nibral 20 x 28 4-blade
Steering: Hynautic hydraulic
Controls: Mathers MicroCommander
Trim tabs: Bennett
Optional equipment on test boat: teak toe rails, bridge deck, transom, and cockpit sole ($22,300); High Seas Fabrication tuna tower from ($25,000); Rupp outriggers

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This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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