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BOATS

BOAT TESTS

Fairline Targa 48 Open

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature 70°F; humidity 39%; seas: 2-3'

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

310 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

The Numbers

Fairline Targa 48 Open - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH* RANGE* dB(A)
2500 15.0 21.7 221 73
2750 17.8 28.4 202 73
3000 22.3 32.1 221 74
3250 26.7 36.5 234 74
3400 30.4 38.9 250 73
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.