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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Princess V62-S

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 78°F; humidity: 50%; seas: 3-4'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

450 gal. fuel, 132 gal. water, 2 persons.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

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

Transmission/Ratio: ZF 550A, 1.971:1

Props: Veem 5-blade

Price as Tested: $2,900,000

The Numbers

Princess V62-S - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
640 8.1 N/A N/A 63
1000 11.5 13.2 707 69
1500 19.0 43.8 352 70
2000 30.0 92.0 265 76
2300 34.5 116.0 241 78
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Furuno GPS sensor. GPH estimates taken via Caterpillar display. Range is 90% of advertised fuel capacity.
Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

Noteworthy Options: Variable bow-and-stern-thruster system ($22,315)
full Furuno navigation package ($20,000)
leather interior upgrade ($11,095)
electrically actuated sun awning over cockpit ($24,595)

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