Cruisers Sport Series  - 298 Bow Rider (2013-)

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Test Condition

Test Power: 1 x 320-hp MerCruiser 377 MAG
Time To Plane 5.9 sec.
0 to 30 9.0 sec.
Test Power 1 x 320-hp MerCruiser 377 MAG
Transmission MerCruiser B3
Ratio 2.2
Props 24''
Load 2 persons, 3/8 fuel, no water, 50 lbs. of gear
Climate 70 deg., 79 humid.; wind: 0-2 mph; seas: calm

Specifications
Length Overall 29' 0''
8.84 m
Beam 8' 6''
2.59 m
Draft 24.5''
0.62 m
Dry Weight 6,020 lbs.
2,730 kg.
Tested Weight N/A
Fuel Capacity 68 gal.
257 L
Water Capacity 12 gal.
Bridge Clearance 64.5''
1.64 m
Deadrise/Transom 21 deg.
Max Headroom open
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Test Results

Test Power: 1 x 320-hp MerCruiser 377 MAG
RPM MPH Knots Total GPH MPG NMPG Range NM Range dBA
600 3.5 3.0 1.15 3.02 2.63 185 161 69
1000 5.6 4.9 1.85 3.04 2.64 186 162 69
1500 8.0 7.0 3.10 2.58 2.24 158 137 78
2000 10.2 8.9 4.90 2.09 1.82 128 111 78
2500 16.3 14.2 6.75 2.41 2.10 148 128 79
3000 23.4 20.3 8.50 2.75 2.39 168 147 80
3500 29.7 25.8 10.95 2.71 2.35 166 144 83
4000 35.3 30.7 14.30 2.47 2.14 151 131 85
4500 40.4 35.1 18.90 2.14 1.86 131 114 92
5000 45.5 39.5 24.20 1.88 1.63 115 100 95
5200 47.9 41.6 25.65 1.87 1.62 114 99 95

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.