Azimut 55SBy Alan Harper
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 72°F; humidity: 25%; seas: 1-2 feet
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST260 gal. fuel, 78 gal. water, 10 persons, 600 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 3/435-mhp Volvo Penta IPS600s
Transmission/Ratio: Volvo Penta/1.81:1 ratio
Props: 2/Volvo Penta IPS 3-blade propsets
Price as Tested: $1,800,950 approx., ex taxes
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Raymarine GPS display. GPH taken via Volvo Penta display. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.|
This article originally appeared in the April 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.