To give you a simple reference, a 3 hp electric outboard can push a 12 ft boat with 150 kg (331 lbs) load at a max speed of 9 km/h (5.6 mph). That’s to say the 3 hp outboard motor can provide more than sufficient propulsion for a 10 ft tender or work as an auxiliary power for a daysailer of up to 1.5 tonnes (3307 lbs).
How fast does a 4hp boat motor go?
A 14 foot boat designed as a planing hull might get up to 6 or 7 miles per hour. If it’s a four cycle motor it will be a heavy weight in the back end. Make sure the gas hose is long enough to place the tank way in the front.
How fast can a 300hp boat go?
Some new tri-toons can go 55 mph to 60 mph when powered with twin 300-hp engines. There is even one large pontoon boat on the market with triple 300-hp engines.
How fast does a 2.5 hp boat motor go?
Here are our results. Tohatsu 2.5 Two-Stroke ($630; www.tohatsu.com) power: 2.5 hp weight: 26 pounds top speed: 5.4 mph noise at full throttle: 84 dB-A.
How much HP does a 14ft boat need?
The last thing you want is to go out for, hit the throttle and have the front end come out of the water and turn the boat over. For lighter boats, a motor that produces 8-10 horsepower can get the job done quite easily. But if you’ve got a heavier boat, a 20-horsepower motor will get most any tinnie moving quickly.
How fast can a 1 hp engine go?
A 1-horsepower engine couldn’t maintain more than 20 or 30 mph in a normal car, and you could never turn on the headlights or the air conditioning. The other problem is acceleration. The bigger the engine, the faster you can accelerate from zero to 60mph.
How fast will a 5 hp outboard go?
The 5hp engine will put you in the 10mph range, while the 7.50-10hp engines will push you 15+ mph.
How fast can a 100 hp boat go?
But here it is… For every forty pounds of boat weight, you need one horsepower to motor along over smooth waters at 20 miles per hour. So for a 4,000-pound boat, that’s 100 horsepower for smooth, steady cruising. For an 8,000 pound boat, that’s 200 horsepower.
How big of a boat will a 9.9 push?
A 9.9 outboard will push a 6500 pound Catalina 27′ sailboat at 6-7 knts.
How fast is a 90 hp outboard?
Loaded with tackle, gas, full wells, and two guys I get about 45 mph.
How much thrust does a 2.5 hp outboard motor have?
In between were the Suzuki 2.5hp at 83lbs of thrust, the Yamaha 2.5hp at 78lbs of thrust and the Parsun 2.6hp at 70 lbs of thrust.”
How fast will a 12 foot aluminum boat go?
12 Foot Jon Boat Speed
10-15 mph is a good expectation for this boat size. This boat length will usually allow for a 5hp engine, with some models permitting up to 10hp engines. The 5hp engine will put you in the 10mph range, while the 7.50-10hp engines will push you 15+ mph.
How much HP is a trolling motor?
Trolling motors are rated in pounds of thrust. As a rule of thumb 72 to 75lb. of thrust roughly equals one horsepower or 746W of electrical power. A typical 12V motor that draws 60A consumes approximately 720W.
Is a 14 ft boat too small?
A 14′ boat is too small unless it is a big 14’er like the Tracker pictured above. A smaller boat fishes better with a really big front deck, and two guys on the front deck, and one in the back.
Is 1000 hours on a boat a lot?
The typical gasoline marine engine will run fine for the first 1,000 hours. It is at this juncture that the engine starts to exhibit small problems. If these small problems aren’t addressed, they can turn into major problems which may make the last 500 hours of life difficult to reach.
How fast will a 20 hp outboard go?
Speed wise…. 20mph*for the 9.8 and 25mph* for the 20 one up.