Boston Whaler  - 170 Dauntless (2012-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 90-hp Mercury Four-Stroke
Time To Plane 2.8 sec.
0 to 30 11.0 sec.
Test Power 1 x 90-hp Mercury Four-Stroke
Transmission N/A
Ratio 2.33 : 1
Props N/A
Load 2 persons, full fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 55 deg.; 75% humidity; wind: 0-5 mph; seas; calm

Specifications
Length Overall 17' 0''
5.18 m
Beam 6' 10''
1.85 m
Draft 11''
3.35 cm
Dry Weight 1,680 lbs.
762 kg
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 35 gal.
113.56 L
Water Capacity none
Bridge Clearance 6' 5''
1.96 m w/suntop
Deadrise/Transom 15 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 90-hp Mercury Four-Stroke
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
750 2.6 2.3 0.30 8.67 7.54 273 237 57
1000 3.5 3.0 0.40 8.75 7.61 276 240 57
1500 5.4 4.7 0.80 6.69 5.82 211 183 63
2000 6.5 5.6 1.25 5.16 4.49 163 141 66
2500 7.5 6.5 1.95 3.82 3.32 120 105 68
3000 9.9 8.6 3.00 3.30 2.87 104 90 75
3500 21.0 18.3 3.20 6.56 5.71 207 180 78
4000 26.3 22.9 4.15 6.34 5.51 200 174 80
4500 30.9 26.8 5.40 5.71 4.97 180 156 80
5000 34.8 30.3 6.85 5.08 4.42 160 139 83
5500 38.3 33.3 8.20 4.67 4.06 147 128 86
6000 42.2 36.7 10.00 4.22 3.67 133 116 97

Performance Chart

Performance Chart

Speeds measured with Stalker ProSports radar gun. Fuel consumption (gallons per hour) measured with Floscan digital fuel-flow meter on gas inboards, sterndrives, and outboards, TechMate electronic scan tool on gas EFI inboards, Caterpillar digital fuel-flow meter on diesel engines, or permanently installed fuel-monitoring equipment. Range is based on 90% of published fuel capacity. Sound levels determined using Radio Shack digital decibel meter on A scale. 68 dBA is the level of normal conversation.