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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Azimut 60

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

air temperature: 59ºF; humidity 48%; seas: 3'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

260 gal. fuel, 149 gal. water, 5 persons, 100 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/800-hp MAN R6 6L

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

Props: 29.9 x 42.1 4-blade NiBrAl props

Price as Tested: Upon request

The Numbers

Azimut 60 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
rpm knots gph nm range db angle
600 7.2 3.7 1,299 71 0.0
1000 9.9 10.0 659 65 1.5
1250 12.1 19.0 426 70 2.5
1500 16.0 30.1 353 78 4.0
1750 21.8 40.7 360 78 4.5
2000 26.1 51.8 333 79 4.5
2250 30.6 71.3 286 79 4.5
2350 32.0 77.7 273 80 4.5
  Speeds are two-way averages measured with GPS.
GPH taken via MTU display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
65dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

This article originally appeared in the January 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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