# How fast is a 6 horsepower motor go?

## How fast is a 6 horsepower motor go?

Mercury 6 HP 2015 Max. Speed. 12 feet boat, 1. person, no waves: 16,25 MPH – 26 Km/h -14,4 knots.

Will 6HP get on plane?

skolbe Well-Known Member. My 6HP Tohatsu 4 Stroke will plane out in a 310 – Inflatable with one person fine. With two it is tough and usually won’t.

How fast can a 3hp outboard go?

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 60 hp go?

16′ aluminum boats are popular and a 60-hp engine will typically propel them from 25 mph to 30 mph top speed, depending on load.

How much horsepower does a 16 foot boat need?

It can have a range of 50-300 horsepower motors for maximal efficiency. This range already considers the boat’s size and usage. For a standard 16-foot aluminum boat, a 60 horsepower motor will suffice. On average, it can have a speed of about 25-30 miles per hour.

How fast will a 9.9 hp outboard go?

Assuming this is a light 14′ utility boat and a standard 9.9, Mercury would recommend a 8.5 to 9.5 pitch prop for the OP’s application and predicts a top speed around 20 mph.

#### How fast is 2.5 HP in mph?

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 many horsepower is 50 lbs of thrust?

Pounds of Thrust to Horsepower Chart

Pounds of Thrust (lbs) Amps Horsepower
40/45 42 0.5
50/55 50 0.6
70 42 1.01
80 56 1.35

How fast is 70 hp?

It would do around 67 mph on the race course. It depends on the size, weight, and type of the boat. On a small dinghy, it will go way faster than is safe.

## How fast will a 250 hp pontoon go?

How Fast Can a Pontoon Boat Go? + Speed Chart

Pontoon Type Pontoon Length Top Speed
Premier Pontoons 290 29 feet 52 mph
South Bay Super Sport 925 27 feet 57 mph
Manitou 25 X-Plode XT SHP 26 feet 62 mph
Harris Crowne SL 250 27 feet 63 mph

How fast will a 200 hp outboard go?

A typical 26 feet pontoon with 200 hp motor easily reach speeds up to 40 mph. Even under full load conditions, you can go to 30 mph.

How fast is 10 hp on a go kart?

How fast is a 10 hp go kart? View Full Version : 10 H.p. = 1.5 M.p.h.

### What’s the average speed of a 6 hp boat?

6 hp = 15 mph (assumed) 10 hp = 20 mph 15 hp = 23 mph These figures are pretty accurate on a 12.3 Sears boat I had.

What’s the average speed of a Mercury 6HP?

At WOT the two-stroke averaged an impressive 16.7kts and 6000rpm, while the four-stroke could just maintain a clean plane of 11.5kts and 5000rpm. Under identical test conditions a four-stroke Mercury 6 cruised at 11.5kts and 5000rpm, but ran out to 15.3kts and 5700rpm at WOT.

Can a 6hp boat hold a 15HP boat?

6 hp on mine and a 15 on the same boat. I had to build a floor and put the battery and Gas tank up front to hold the bow down with the 15hp even with the tilt fully down and I Beefed up the Stern with a full Oak plank across the back from Corner to Corner. Re: Approximate speed with 6hp, 10hp and 15hp?

#### Is there a 6hp 4 stroke outboard motor?

Single cylinder four-stroke 6hp portable outboard motors are unique in the recreational boating world. All two-stroke sixes have two cylinders and are normally de-rated from 8hp, but not the four-strokes which are up-rated from 5hp. So why would I bother testing a four-stroke 6hp instead of a 5hp?