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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Hargrave 76

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 75°F; humidity: 67%; seas: flat; wind: 1 knot

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

520 gal. fuel, 360 gal. water, 4 persons, 300 lb. gear.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/1,150-hp Caterpillar C18 ACERT diesels

Transmission/Ratio: ZF, 2.92:1 gear ratio

Props: 44 x 46, 5-blade

Price as Tested: $4.4 million

The Numbers

Hargrave 76 - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
700 5.0 4.0 1,463 60
1000 8.8 10.0 1,030 63
1250 10.8 22.0 574 62
1500 12.3 38.0 379 65
1750 14.2 64.0 260 67
2000 17.5 84.0 244 70
2300 21.0 118.0 208 74
Speeds are two-way averages measured with Furuno NavNet 3D display. Fuel flow taken from Caterpillar engine display. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

On Location

Editor’s Cruising Pick:

We would love to take this boat through the Inside Passage to Southeastern Alaska, where the views of playing orcas and pinetree-studded shorelines could be enjoyed in the bracing fresh air on the flying bridge. Like us on Facebook and let us know where you would take the Hargrave 76.

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