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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Riviera 75

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 85°F; humidity: 80%; seas; choppy

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

Full fuel and water, 7 persons, misc. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,800-bhp Caterpillar C32-ACERTs

Transmission/Ratio: Twin Disc, MGX6599A w/ 2.48:1 gear ratio

Props: 42 x 46 Veem five-blade

The Numbers

Riviera 75 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE
900 8.0 20.2 972
1100 10.8 28.0 944
1500 14.6 68.3 522
1700 21.1 82.0 631
1900 24.9 103.0 591
2100 29.4 106.1 640
2200 31.3 116.2 619
2340 34.0 188.2 443
Speeds are two way averages measured w/ Simrad display. GPH estimates taken via Cat display. Range is based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.

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