Fairline Targa 48 OpenBy Alan Harper
CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TESTAir temperature 70°F; humidity 39%; seas: 2-3'
LOAD DURING BOAT TEST310 gal. fuel, no water, 7 persons, 700 lb. gear.
TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Test Engine: 2/435-mhp Volvo Penta IPS600s
Props: Volvo Penta T3
Price as Tested: $1,201,406
|Fairline Targa 48 Open - Final Boat Test Numbers:|
Speeds are two-way averages measured w/ Garmin GPS. GPH provided by Fairline. Range based on 90% of advertised fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.
*Editor’s Note: Fuel and range numbers were provided by Fairline Boats.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT
NOTEWORTHY OPTIONS: Passerelle ($37,540)
genset, tropical air conditioner, and electric domestic-appliance package ($75,520)
anchoring upgrade package ($10,000)
Garmin GPSmap 8012 with 12-inch display ($13,120)
Williams 285 jetRIB ($44,360)
winch, rollers, and chocks for tender ($10,820)
bow thruster ($12,240)
hydraulic swim platform ($35,340)
satin walnut interior ($15,120)
teak cockpit sole ($9,840)
inner-spring mattress in master ($640)
hull color ($5,040).
This article originally appeared in the December 2013 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.