How fast does a 5hp boat motor go?

How fast does a 5hp boat motor go?

limit of 6 knots. 5 is about the maximum rated power for the boat. It probably depends what you mean by plane. We were not bouncing along the top of the water, but were well over displacement speed.

Do you need a boat Licence for a 5hp motor?

New South Wales speed not size If you’re driving a powered boat for recreational purposes at 10 knots or more, you’ll need to have a boating licence. A licence of this type allows anyone aged 12 or older to drive any kind of vessel at a speed of 10 knots plus (except for a personal watercraft (PWC)).

What size motor can I put on my boat?

The rule of thumb is based on weight alone, and says you should have between 40 and 25 pounds of weight for each horsepower. For example, a 5,000-pound boat could have an engine with between 125 and 200 horsepower.

How big of a motor can you put on a 14ft boat?

I think anything between 9.9-20 hp would work well, but I wouldn’t go much over that unless you’re sure the transom can handle it. I run a ’66 20 hp Johnson on my 14 tin boat and love it. The 18 hp Johnson/Evinrude, is another very popular combo to use on a 14′ tinny.

How fast is a 40 hp boat motor?

CONSOLE SKIFF I have a 40 hp long shaft Johnson on the boat and it easily planes with two people and its maximum speed is 30 mph.

How big of a motor can you put on a 12 foot jon boat?

It can use up to a 9.5 HP motor, and 600 lbs. including motor, people, and gear. I’ve had a lot of success, and been very happy with, a Nissan 3.5 hp on a boat smaller than yours. If you go with a little two stroke, be sure to decide whether or not you want idle.

What is the biggest motor you can put on a 14ft jon boat?

Re: What is Largest Motor I should put on 14′ Jon Boat You don’t need anything larger than 25 hp.

How big of a motor can you put on a jon boat?

The 2.3 hp motor is recommended for 8 to 10 foot boats that can get by with 40 lbs of thrust or less. This motor can propel a small Jon Boat 5 to 10 mph unless the boat’s cargo is very heavy. If you desire more power, choose a 5 to 20 hp motor. The recommended size for most Jon Boats is a 4 to 6 hp motor.

How fast is a 6 hp boat motor?

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

How many horsepower is 55 lbs of thrust?

1/3 hp

How fast will a 7.5 hp outboard go?

A 7.5 should be around 7.2009

How fast can a 9 hp boat motor go?

around 20 mph

How fast will a 10 hp motor go?

As a practical matter , you can get from fifty to maybe eighty mph with a ten hp engine on a light weight motorcycle if you tuck in and have a good fairing .

How fast is a 90 hp outboard?

Some 90-hp engines in 18′ aluminum boats with two people aboard will perform almost as well at cruise and have a WOT in the low 40s. 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 fast will a 20hp outboard go?

Speed wise.20mph*for the 9.8 and 25mph* for the 20 one up.

How fast will a 9.5 Johnson go?

The fastest theoretical speed would be with the highest stock propeller pitch (9) at maxi RPM and no slip – that would be 24 MPH. Semi V 12′ boats with much of a load are hard to get on plane with a 9 pitch prop using a 9.5.

How fast will a 12 foot aluminum boat go?

10-15 mph

How fast can a 2.5 hp outboard go?

5.4 mph

How fast is a 3 hp outboard motor?

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).