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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Sunseeker Manhattan 53

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/800-hp MAN R6

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 325-1A reduction gears, 2.037:1

Props: 8.8x28 5-blade nibral props

Price as Tested: $1,286,180

The Numbers

 

Sunseeker Manhattan 53 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
600 7.0 6.1 4.2 1.67 1.45 872 757 62
1000 10.2 8.9 11.1 0.92 0.80 480 418 62
1250 11.4 9.9 20.6 0.55 0.48 287 251 65
1500 14.8 12.9 32.2 0.46 0.40 240 209 69
1750 23.1 20.1 42.3 0.55 0.47 287 245 69
2000 30.1 26.2 51.2 0.59 0.51 308 266 79
2250 35.2 30.6 71.6 0.49 0.43 256 224 83
2350 36.8 32.0 79.8 0.46 0.40 240 209 81
  Speeds are two-way averages measured with onboard GPS.
GPH taken via MTU 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

crew cabin
hydraulic bow and stern thrusters
black American walnut joinery
electronics upgrade
40" saloon TV upgrade
bow windlass upgrade
2/stern windlasses
electro-hydraulic gangway
ZF JMS joystick control system
bimini top

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

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