Cruisers Sport Series  - 238 Bow Rider (2013-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MAG
Time To Plane 3.8 sec.
0 to 30 6.9 sec.
Test Power 1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MAG
Transmission MerCruiser B3
Ratio 2.0
Props 20'' pitch
Load 2 persons, 3/7 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 78 deg., 80 humid.; wind: 0-5 mph; seas: calm

Specifications
Length Overall 23' 8''
7.21 m
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Draft 22.5''
0.57 m
Dry Weight 4,640 lbs.
2,105 kg.
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 55 gal.
208 L
Water Capacity none
Bridge Clearance 57.5''
1.46 m
Deadrise/Transom 21 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 300-hp MerCruiser 350 MAG
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
600 3.3 2.8 0.9 3.7 3.3 185 161 67
1000 5.6 4.9 1.6 3.5 3.0 172 150 69
1500 7.5 6.5 2.6 2.9 2.5 141 123 74
2000 8.7 7.6 4.7 1.9 1.6 93 80 79
2500 15.2 13.2 6.1 2.5 2.2 124 108 82
3000 24.6 21.4 7.5 3.3 2.9 162 141 83
3500 29.3 25.5 9.7 3.0 2.6 150 131 85
4000 35.3 30.7 12.1 2.9 2.5 144 126 86
4500 41.2 35.8 16.1 2.6 2.2 127 110 90
5000 45.9 39.9 20.1 2.3 2.0 113 98 93
5300 48.5 42.2 23.1 2.1 1.8 104 91 93

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.