Change your prop(you will see a little increase) or max the hp(you will see more increase). It beats the heck out of rowing either way. I have a 16 foot boat with 50 hp 4 stroke Merc, and it tops out at about 30-35 mph depending on how much weight is in the boat.

## How fast does 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.

## How much does a 50 hp boat motor cost?

The Cost of Horsepower40hp – $6,671.6090hp – $10,263.00175hp – $15,968.0050hp – $7,958.00115hp – $11,565.20200hp – $19,258.8060hp – $8,572.20135hp – $13,552.50225hp – $20,913.6075hp – $9,640.50150hp – $14,813.60250hp – $21,814.50

## How fast will a 190 hp boat go?

With the throttle all the way forward we posted a top speed of 48.1 mph on our GPS, which would give you a top-speed range of about 93 miles.

## How fast does a 80 HP boat go?

30 knots

## 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 is a 40 hp outboard motor?

My 17 tracker with 40 hp Mariner will do 31 mph with me and my gear in it (that’s with 3 batteries and full 6 gallon fuel can).

## What is the lightest 50 hp outboard motor?

Model MFS50. What is the one thing every boater looks for in an outboard motor? The lightest weight motor possible. Tohatsu’s all new 50hp four stroke has what you need at just 209 pounds, the lightest weight motor in its class.

## How heavy is a 50 hp outboard?

237 lbs

## How fast will a 70 hp outboard go?

around 33 mph

## How fast will a 85 hp outboard go?

around 35-38 MPH

## Is 50 mph fast for a boat?

Going fast in a boat requires extra attention to detail. The fastest I’ve ever gone in a boat is 116 mph. … Most recreational boats have an open helm, so you can feel every bit of 50 mph (the boat-speed gold standard) on the water, while maintaining that speed in a car will get you honked at in the slow lane.

## How fast will a 135 hp boat go?

Re: How fast should I be going with a 135 HP? Motor RPM should be higher @ WOT … ~ 5800 RPM. I had the same motor on an 18.5′ Sea Ray and it ran ~ 45 MPH. You may need to experiment with motor height as Chief has suggested, then get the motor propped right …

## How much fuel does a 150 hp outboard used?

For example, a 150-horse engine will use about 15 gallons per hour. Though these figures represent averages and can vary from 10 to 20 percent, they’ll put you in the ballpark so you can plan a long-distance cruise without fear of running out of gas.

## How fast will a 200 hp outboard go?

The top speed of the boat 73.7 mph, burning 24.5 gph, for 3.0 mpg.

## How much horsepower does a 16 foot boat need?

But you don’t have to put engines that large and expensive on a 16′ to 24′ aluminum fishing boat. Boats in this size range with 115-hp to 150-hp engines typically have their best planing fuel economy in the 23-mph to 28-mph range with these size engines and have a WOT in the high 30s or mid-40 mph range.