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BOAT TESTS

MCY 65

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

air temperature: 35ºF; sea temperature: 55ºF; humidity: 43%; seas: 2'-3'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

296 gal. fuel, 61 gal. water, 9 persons, 2,400 lbs. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,000-hp MAN V8-1000s

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 510-1A reduction gears

Props: 2.222:1; 31.5"x 43.3" 4-blade Nibral props

Price as Tested: $2,238,800

The Numbers

Princess 60 Flybridge Motoryacht - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm mph knots gph mpg nmpg range nm range db angle
600 7.7 6.7 2.9 2.65 2.31 2,205 1,922 59 0.0
1000 12.0 10.4 12.9 0.93 0.81 774 674 63 1.0
1250 13.3 11.6 24.6 0.54 0.47 451 391 66 2.0
1500 16.1 14.0 39.9 0.40 0.35 333 291 66 4.0
1750 20.8 18.1 56.3 0.37 0.32 308 266 70 4.0
2000 26.2 22.8 78.5 0.33 0.29 275 241 71 5.0
2250 31.0 27.0 98.8 0.31 0.27 256 225 74 5.5
2350 33.0 28.7 113.6 0.29 0.25 241 208 75 5.5
  Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ GPS. GPH taken via MAN electronic display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at helm on A scale. 65 dB-A is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Xenta joystick control system
Humphree Interceptor trim system
electro-hydraulic passerelle
Echopilot forward-looking sonar
15" Böning monitors
Bose Lifestyle Home Theater
40" LED TV in saloon
32" LED TV in master, 26" LED TV in VIP
19" LED TV in twin cabin
Dupont hull paint
carbon-fiber hardtop
watermaker
washer/dryer
teak bulwark capping
“extra luxe” interior

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

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