Fairline Squadron 50By Kevin Koenig
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTair temperature: 85ºF; humidity: 60%; seas: 1 to 2 feet
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST
450 gal. fuel, 100 gal. water, 5 persons, 500 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/715-hp CAT C12 ACERTs
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 325, 1.733:1
Props: 27 x 36 4-blade
Price as Tested: $1,706,200
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Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Garmin display. GPH estimates taken via CAT display.
Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Decibels measured at the helm on A scale. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
This article originally appeared in the August 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.