Garcia Trawler 54By Carol and Robert Brathune
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature: 85ºF; humidity 70%; wind: 10-12 knots; seas: 1-2'
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST700 gal. fuel, 47 gal. water, 5 persons, 1,000 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 1/185-bhp Caterpillar 3056-TA diesel inboard
Transmission/Ratio: ZF301-A10 2.9:1 gear ratio
Price as Tested: $1,893,760
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*Editor’s Note: Figures for GPH and Range were unavailable due to lack of working fuel-flow and calibrated tachometers on the test boat.
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/GPS sensor. Speeds are two-way averages measured w/GPS. Decibels measured at the upper helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
Noteworthy Options: Sea Recovery watermaker ($25,376)
Samsung stereo/CD/MP3 player ($1,988)
Axis closed-curcuit TV ($5,897).
This article originally appeared in the November 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.