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Rinker 312 Fiesta Vee (Not in Production)
(w/ 2 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI)


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Brief Summary

The 312 is an express cruiser that has the space for a small family to spend the weekend and entertain many of your friends during the day.

Key Features

  • Impressive list of options
  • Wet bar includes blender and ice maker with lots of serving space
  • Good visibility underway
  • Great dinghy storage system
  • Corian countertops
  • Specifications

    Length Overall 33' 4''
    Beam 11' 4''
    Dry Weight 12,360 lbs.
    Tested Weight N/A
    Draft 36''/ 22''
    - Draft Up N/A
    - Draft Down N/A
    - Air Draft N/A
    Deadrise/Transom 18 deg.
    Max Headroom 9' 6''
    Bridge Clearance 9' 6''
    Weight Capacity N/A
    Person Capacity N/A
    Fuel Capacity 165 gal.
    Water Capacity 51 gal.
    Length on Trailer N/A
    Height on Trailer N/A
    Trailer Weight N/A
    Total Weight
    (Trailer, Boat, & Engine)

    Prices, features, designs, and equipment are subject to change. Please see your local dealer or visit the builder's website for the latest information available on this boat model.

    Engine Options

    Std. Power 2x260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI
    Tested Power 2 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI
    Opt. Power Not Available

    Test Results - Change Measurement Unit

    RPM MPH Knots GPH MPG NMPG Stat. Mile NM dBa
    650 3.5 3.0 2.1 1.7 1.4 246 214 66
    1000 5.7 4.9 3.1 1.8 1.6 270 235 74
    1500 8.0 7.0 5.3 1.5 1.3 223 194 71
    2000 8.9 7.7 8.8 1.0 0.9 150 130 75
    2500 11.8 10.2 14.3 0.8 0.7 122 106 80
    3000 21.4 18.6 15.2 1.4 1.2 209 182 81
    3500 28.2 24.5 21.0 1.3 1.2 199 173 84
    4000 34.7 30.1 22.7 1.5 1.3 227 197 86
    4500 40.5 35.2 31.4 1.3 1.1 192 167 89
    5000 44.3 38.5 39.1 1.1 1.0 168 146 90
    650 214 396 5.60 7.95 0.71 66
    1000 235 435 9.20 11.73 0.77 74
    1500 194 359 12.90 20.06 0.64 71
    2000 130 241 14.30 33.31 0.43 75
    2500 106 196 19.00 54.13 0.35 80
    3000 182 336 34.40 57.54 0.60 81
    3500 173 320 45.40 79.49 0.57 84
    4000 197 365 55.80 85.93 0.65 86
    4500 167 309 65.20 118.86 0.55 89
    5000 146 270 71.30 148.01 0.48 90

    All fuel consumption numbers are the total for all engines in the boat. Speeds are measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun or GPS. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter or by on-board factory-installed diagnostic instruments. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation. Time to plane is measured from start of acceleration to formation of rooster tail behind boat.

    Performance Chart

    Performance Chart

    Acceleration Times & Test Conditions

    Time To Plane 6.2 sec.
    0 to 30 13.0 sec.
    Ratio 2.2:1
    Props 22'' dual
    Load 2 persons, 1/2 fuel, full water, min. gear
    Climate 85 deg., 85% humid.; wind: 5+ knots; seas: 1' chop

    Captain's Report

    The Fiesta Vee’s critical measurements start with a LOA of 33’4”. Her beam is a healthy 11’4”, which gives you some great room in the cockpit and cabin. Speaking of the cabin, I had plenty of headroom at 6’5” clearance and in the cockpit we had over 9’ clearance with the radar arch. The 312 is built to accommodate 6 people overnight and is yacht certified. She has a fuel capacity of 165 gallons and a water capacity of 51 gallons. She weighs 12,360 lbs and comes standard with two 260hp Mercruiser 5.0L MPI power plants with Bravo II outdrives. Our test boat had Bravo IIIs with dual 22” props. You have a variety of options on Mercury power plants or Yanmar 240 hp engines with Bravo II outdrives.Walking up to the stern you notice four fenders neatly stowed in their place and a spacious swim platform. If you go for the dingy, they have one of the best stowing systems for a dingy I have seen. One person can easily stow or launch the dingy and not have to worry about it slipping out of place. They even have a molded space in the stern bench locker for the outboard. How about that for thoughtful engineering! A stereo remote and a swim shower with hot and cold water supply are here at the stern and walk through. Battery switches are behind another cover here at the walk through. A large rear bench seat has plenty of storage along with a cubby slot for lotions and other small stuff. Filler cushions turn this area into another sun pad. On the port side of the cockpit is a large settee. The helm seat is extra large with cut outs for your legs when you flip the bolster up and drive standing. I found I had a few marks on the backs of my legs after driving with the bolster up, but I believe you will get used to how to use this feature and enjoy it. If you like to drive with someone next to you, there is plenty of room. The wet bar in the cockpit is complete with icemaker, covered trash bin, sink and blender. Up front, the anchor locker conceals the windless and room for extra line.Down below the cabin was delightful. The galley was complete with cook top, refrigerator with icemaker, microwave and sink with pull out cutting board. The V-berth was comfortable and the dinette lowers to make another bunk. Be careful as these countertops and matching table are weighty, but seem very durable. The aft bunk is large and the companion steps are open, not boxed in which gives a less claustrophobic feel to the rear bunk. There is plenty of storage down here along with a full head. We tested the 312 in some chop just after a storm passed through. She ran very nicely. She was smooth in turns and had excellent visibility underway. We found her best cruise at 4000 rpms, which was about 34.7 mph and burned 22.7 gallons per hour. When we pushed her to maximum output, she was running at 5000 rpms. At top speed she burned 39.1 gallons per hour and was turning 44.3 miles per hour. We were able to carry on normal conversation with sound levels running from 66 dBa at idle to 90 dBa at top speed. Although she is no rocket out of the hole, she is built for cruising and entertaining. If you’re looking for an express cruiser that has the space for a small family to spend the weekend and entertain many of your friends during the day, be sure to see for yourself what Rinker’s Fiesta Vee 312 offers.By Capt. Bob SmithTest Captain

    Test Result Highlights

    • Top speed for the Rinker 312 Fiesta Vee (Not in Production) is 44.3 mph (71.3 kph), burning 39.1 gallons per hour (gph) or 147.99 liters per hour (lph).
    • Best cruise for the Rinker 312 Fiesta Vee (Not in Production) is 34.7 mph (55.8 kph), and the boat gets 1.53 miles per gallon (mpg) or 0.65 kilometers per liter (kpl), giving the boat a cruising range of 227 miles (365.32 kilometers).
    • Tested power is 2 x 260-hp MerCruiser 5.0L MPI.

    Standard and Optional Features

    Marine Electronics

    GPS/Chart Standard
    VHF Radio Standard


    Air Cond./Heat Standard
    Battery Charger/Converter Standard
    CD Stereo Standard
    Head: Fixed Standard
    Power Steering Standard
    Shore Power Standard
    Trim Tabs Standard
    TV/DVD Standard
    Water Heater Standard
    Windlass Standard


    Coffeemaker Standard
    Microwave Standard
    Refrigerator Standard
    Stove Standard

    Exterior Features

    Carpet: Cockpit Standard
    Ice Chest Standard
    Outlet: 12-Volt Acc Standard
    Swim Ladder Standard
    Swim Platform Standard
    Transom Door Standard
    Transom Shower Standard
    Wet bar Standard


    Bimini Top Standard
    Cockpit Cover Optional
    Full Canvas Optional

    Boats More Than 30 Feet

    Engine Synchronizer Standard
    Generator Optional


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