Marlow 61E MK 2By Chris Caswell
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 84ºF; humidity: 80%; seas: 3 to 4 feet;
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST
800 gal. fuel, 300 gal. water; 4 persons.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,015-hp Caterpillar C18 diesels
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*GPH calculation includes running 1 x 17 kW generator.
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/Garmin display. GPH estimates taken via Caterpillar display. Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels taken at lower helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Notable Optional Equipment: Folding electronics arch
2/1,015-hp Caterpillar C18 diesels
Xenta joystick controls
Side-Power stern thruster
FLIR night vision
Sea Recovery Aqua Matic watermaker
This article originally appeared in the October 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.