Grand Banks Heritage 54 EUBy George Sass Jr.
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 76°F; humidity: 60%; seas: flat
LOAD DURING BOAT TESTfull fuel; 200 gal. water, 10 persons, 500 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/600-mhp Cummins QSC8.3 diesels
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured with Raymarine GPS. GPH taken via Cummins display. Range is 90% advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.|
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Seakeeper gyro stabilizers, Naiad stabilizers, Twin-Disc Express Joystick system, Fiberglass flying-bridge hardtop, stern thruster, various electronics packages, hydraulic swim platform.
This article originally appeared in the December 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.