Grand Banks 55 Eastbay FBBy George Sass Jr.
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 85°F; humidity: 74%; seas: 1-2', light chop
LOAD DURING BOAT TESTfull fuel; full water; 11 persons, extra gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/1,150-mhp Caterpillar C18 ACERT diesels
Transmission/Ratio: ZF 550A w/1.971:1 ratio
Props: 33 x 41.5, 5-Blade
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|Speeds are two-way averages measured with GPS. GPH taken from Caterpillar engine display. Range is nautical miles based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity.|
This article originally appeared in the July 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.