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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Pershing 82

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature 64°F; humidity 41%; seas: 3-foot swell with chop

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

475 gal. fuel, 317 gal. water, 15 persons, 880 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/2,435-hp MTU 16V 2000 M93 Diesels

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 3060 gears w/ 2.5:1 ratio

Props: 44 x 63 Rolla

Price as Tested: Upon request

The Numbers

Pershing 82 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 10.2 29.1 496 45
1250 12.0 47.5 357 63
1500 14.3 92.5 219 64
1750 25.4 136.5 263 66
2000 34.5 180.2 271 71
2250 42.8 222.0 273 74
2400 46.5 239.1 275 75
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine GPS display. GPH taken via MTU display. Range based on 90% of 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: Silver hull and superstructure paint ($333,270)
150,000-Btu super-tropical air-conditioning ($29,121)
upper helm station ($58,242).

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

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