# Question: How Fast Does A 5 Hp Motor Go?

## Is 90 hp enough for tubing?

Horsepower and Speed Tubing doesn’t require quite as much speed, and you can start to have fun at around 15 miles per hour.

A pontoon boat with a 70 horsepower engine is plenty for tubing.

And 90 HP might be enough for a 20-foot boat to pull a skier, but you’re going to need more engine to ski behind a 26-foot boat..

## What is the biggest motor you can put on a 12 foot boat?

For example, a twelve-foot boat with a four-foot transom width translates into a maximum engine size of fifteen horsepower.

## 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.

## 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 150 horsepower in mph?

50 to 60 miles per hour150cc typically have a maximum speed of 50 to 60 miles per hour. Calculate the horsepower by multiplying or dividing by 15. The simple rule is for every 15 CC there is 1 HP.

## 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 15 hp outboard?

Me and just the boat it will hit 32 mph on glass days. 2 guys and gear takes it down to about 20 to 22 mph.

## How many horsepower is 55 lbs of thrust?

If you’re getting the full 55 lbf of thrust at this speed, then your hull has 55 lbf total resistance at this speed. 55 lbf = 0.245 kN, so (0.245 kN)*(1 m/s) = 0.245 kNm/s = 0.245 kW. That’s about 1/3 hp.

## 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).

## How fast will a 300 hp boat go?

The numbers show that the triple 300 hp engines (900 hp total) have a power-to-weight ratio of 1.68 pounds per hp, while the twin 400s (800 hp total) calculate to 1.62 pounds per hp. With the triple 300XS outboards, the boat ran a top speed of 103 mph.

## How fast will a 200 hp boat go?

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

## How fast does a 6 hp motor go?

Mercury 2015 6 HP max speed = 16,25 MPH – 26 Km/h -14,4 knots.

## Why is 9.9 HP not 10 hp?

It’s either that or a boat licence (like car tax for cars) or something similar. Therefore a 9.9hp allows you the biggest engine without needing a licence. For a small RIB or a yacht or a non planing boat this is therefore a popular choice.

## How fast does a 100 hp boat go?

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. And so on.

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

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 many hours will a 5.0 Mercruiser last?

The “old rule of thumb” for engine life with moderate duty cycle is 1000 to 2000 hours and about half of that for the outdrive.

## How many hours on a boat engine is too much?

If a boat is 10-15 years old, 200-300 hours is most likely not enough. You would want to see that number closer to 500 or more for a boat of that age. Generally speaking, 1000 hours on a petrol V8 inboard putting out 350hp or more in a large sports cruiser (think 25ft or larger) has had a hard life.

## Is 400 hours on a boat a lot?

While higher hours typically won’t impact the performance or reliability of a boat in a negative way, it will have an impact on the value of a boat, especially if a boat has “high hours” for the year. 400 hours won’t harm the resale value on a 2010 boat, but if a boat is a 2018 that is a different story.

## How fast is a 2hp motor?

45 to 50 mphRe: top speed 2hp Should get 45 to 50 mph in 3to5 chop at .

## How fast does a 4.5 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 does a 90 hp motor go?

Just about ANY pontoon boat with a 90hp motor can do that as long as it isn’t loaded down with people. With a 115, you should be hitting the optimal speed even if your boat is pretty well loaded down with people. For most pontoon boat captains, the real goal is to hit the golden 22 mph (36 kph) mark.