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Albemarle 360 EXF

CONDITIONS DURING BOAT TEST

Air temperature: 73°F; humidity 90%; seas 3-5'; wind: 20-25 knots

LOAD DURING BOAT TEST

350 gal. fuel, 25 gal. water, 3 persons.

TEST BOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Test Engine: 2/435-hp Volvo Penta IPS600

Price as Tested: $729,986

The Numbers

Albemarle 360 EXF - Final Boat Test Numbers:
RPM KNOTS GPH RANGE dB(A)
600* 2.0 0.6 --- 74
600 4.2 0.6 --- 74
1000 6.2 2.2 1,141 80
1500 9.0 6.7 544 83
2000 11.0 15.0 297 89
2500 18.0 23.0 216 92
3000 26.0 32.0 329 94
3400 32.0 42.0 308 96
*Trolling valves engaged
Speeds are two-way averages measured by onboard GPS. GPH taken via Volvo Penta display. Range is based on 90% of fuel capacity. Sound levels measured at the helm with open aft curtains in windy conditions. 65 dB(A) is the level of normal conversation.

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON TEST BOAT

NOTEWORTHY OPTIONS: Volvo Penta IPS ($76,000)
hardtop enclosure ($65,000)
Garmin Electronics and Satellite-TV system ($45,000)
helm deck air conditioning ($8,995)
anchor windlass ($5,795)
additional forward berth ($5,995)
premium entertainment package ($6,995).

This article originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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