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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Vicem 107

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 100°F; humidity: 65%; wind: 10 knots; seas: approximately 2'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

690 gal. fuel and 128 gal. water.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,550-hp Caterpillar C30 diesel inboards

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 2050 A, 2.467:1

Props: ZF-FPS (HYBRID/Class I), 39.5" x 37.8" 5-blade

Price as Tested: $7,890,000

The Numbers

Vicem 107 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM Knots GPH RANGE
900 7.2 10.4 2,387
1200 9.1 22.2 1,413
1400 10.4 35.9 999
1600 11.8 51.8 785
1800 13.0 74.0 606
1950 14.2 95.1 515
2150 15.5 119.4 448
2300 19.0 158.5 413
2350 19.9 165.4 415
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine GPS display. GPH estimates taken via Caterpillar display. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Test results supplied by Vicem

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