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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 Flybridge

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 81°F; humidity: 30%; seas: 1'-2'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

600 gal. fuel, 225 gal. water, 6 persons, 85 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,900-bhp Caterpillar C32 ACERT diesels w/V-drives

Price as Tested: $4,900,000

The Numbers

Cheoy Lee Alpha 76 Flybridge - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH Range dB(A)
500 7.2 6.0 1,226 67
1000 11.0 28.0 401 67
1500 19.5 80.0 249 72
2000 30.2 150.0 206 80
2350 35.8 190.0 192 82
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ GPS display. GPH estimates taken via CAT display. Range based on 90% advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the lower helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Noteworthy Options: Smart glass in saloon ($147,500)
Intelisea monitoring system ($103,950)
Double Stidd seats at upper and lower helms ($27,800)
Humphree Auto Stage 3 Interceptors ($4,000).

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

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