Monte Carlo Yachts 70By Capt. Bill Pike
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 72°F; humidity: 49%; seas: 4'-6': wind: 14-18 knots
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST265 gal. fuel, 200 gal. water, 3 persons, 200 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,200-mhp MAN V-1200s
Transmission/Ratio: ZF500 w/ 1:1 ratio
Props: 31.3 x 38.6 (front); 29.8 x 39.4 (rear) 4-blade ZFDG2 NiBrAl
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured with Raymarine GPS. GPH taken from MAN display. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels taken at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.|
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
NOTEWORTHY OPTIONS: Humphree auto-adjusting interceptors
carbon-fiber hardtop with sunroof
custom hull paint from DuPont
pop-up LED decklights
This article originally appeared in the May 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.