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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Tiara 3600 Coronet

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 82°F; humidity 61%; seas: calm

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

fuel: full; water: full; 4 persons

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/380-mhp Cummins QSB5.9 diesels

Transmission/Ratio: ZF gears w/ 1.75:1 ratio

Props: 21 x 28 4-blade Federal Nibral EQX

Price as Tested: $518,930

The Numbers

Tiara 3600 Coronet - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
1000 7.1 2.4 1,071 65
1400 8.5 6.8 457 78
2000 16.3 18.9 313 80
2600 26.7 28.1 344 82
3043 31.8 40.7 284 84
Speeds are two-way averages measured with Garmin GPS. GPH taken from Cummins display.
Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

NOTEWORTHY OPTIONS: 5-kW Onan generator ($19,800)
hardtop ($17,500)
Imron hull paint ($13,200)
teak accent package ($11,180)
cockpit a/c ($5,380)
Garmin electronics package ($10,980)

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